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Historic Vienna Inc. sponsors "A Week in History" camp. Two sessions are offered — one from July 19-23, and one from July 26-30 — at the Freeman House daily, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Designed for children ages 8-10. Activities center around the history of Vienna, the Freeman House and the adjacent W&OD Railroad. Campers must bring their own lunch. Fee is $115 for Vienna residents and $135 for non-residents. For more information, or to register call 703-938-5187.

The Vienna Parks and Recreation Department hosts its Summer Playground Program for children 6-11 through Aug. 6, at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Weekly sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., daily. Cost per session is $60 for town residents and $75 for out-of-town participants. Activities include arts and crafts, games, field trips and special events. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

The Vienna Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Excursion Camps for rising sixth, seventh and eighth graders takes place weekly from July 21 to Aug. 6. Activities include white-water tubing, ropes courses, mountain biking, Kings Dominion rides and more. For information on dates and fees for each camp, call 703-255-6360.

Vienna Parks and Recreation Department sponsors Youth Sports Camps throughout the summer. Children can learn the fundamentals of golf, horseback riding, fencing, tennis, basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, football and cheerleading. For information on dates and fees for each camp, call 703-255-6360.

Alexander Finnell, a student at Marshall High School, was recently selected to attend Virginia Tech’s Governor’s School for Agriculture this summer. Students will receive instruction from the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of Natural Resources, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, and the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

Paisley Callow, a 2001 Madison High School valedictorian and currently a student at UCLA's School of Art & Architecture, was inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society during a recent campus ceremony. The Society honors the academic achievement of juniors and seniors in the top 15 percent of their class.