by Rebecca Webb
September 8, 2020
This new school year we are tasked with many new opportunities during these challenging times. This includes E-Learning and supplemental learning, homeschool while also striving to keep our children active, engaged and inspired.
Our local community offers enrichment in virtual or social distant platforms that are worthy of marking on the calendar and registering!
McLean Community Center continues to offer an excellent range of clubs and activities.
Body Moves Fitness is leading classes outside at the community center including Boot Camp, Tai Chi & Qigong and Abs & Glutes. Sign up is at the website.
T-Ball starts September 22nd, led by Christian Hayes.
Music Together - Tailgate Verson is on Wednesdays with different times available.
The Knitting Circle via Zoom. With Julie Thatcher, this engaging class will teach you how to knit, offer advice for a project ongoing and offer socializing with other knitters. Begins September 10th.
McLean Community Center is online at https://www.mcleancenter.org/. They can be reached at 703-790-0123.
Virtual Learning Resources -
Outschool is an online community offering online classes and camps for children ages 3-18. Led by passionate teachers, classes begin from $10 and there is an extensive selection in almost every category of learning. Classes range from ongoing to one-time course. https://outschool.com/
Khan Academy is an extensive online learning resource for parents, teachers and children spanning Pre-K resources to college, SAT Prep, grammar, and more. https://www.khanacademy.org/
Outdoor Activity -
Great Falls Park - Hiking trails and overlooks are open. Check their website for updated guidelines when planning a visit. https://www.nps.gov/grfa/index.htm
National Park Service - Check the National Parks Service for park facilities that are open and hours. https://www.nps.gov/state/va/index.htm