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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.

Shaw Miseko of Marshall High School, Vienna, was a top 10 finalist in the Full Service Restaurant Marketing Management category at the International DECA Career Development Conference held recently in Nashville, Tenn.

Ashley Smith O'Meara of Marshall High School, Vienna, was a top 10 finalist in the Entrepreneurship Participating Event at the International DECA Career Development Conference held recently in Nashville, Tenn.

Alena Golovchenko of Marshall High School, Vienna, was a top 20 finalist in the Apparel and Accessories Marketing Event at the International DECA Career Development Conference held recently in Nashville, Tenn.

Rita Bagai, a student at Oakton High School, received third-place honors in the Business Financial Services Marketing Research category at the International DECA Career Development Conference held recently in Nashville, Tenn.

Sally Stephens, a senior Girl Scout of Vienna, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this accolade, Sally researched, coordinated the drafting of blueprints and assisted a professional woodworker in the actual building of a working apple cider press.

Cheryl Allen of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology completed her yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Joseph Bosco of Cunningham Park Elementary completed his yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Christine Bussanich of Westbriar Elementary School completed her yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Regina Nash of Marshall High School completed her yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Girl Scouts. Two age groups open to girls between 5 and 11, and 11 and 17, with activities/events planned all year round. Activities include high-adventure outings such as rock climbing, white-water rafting and back packing, international and national travel, internship opportunities on Capitol Hill, theater, art, science, technology and making friends. For more information call Betsy Kiger at 1-800-523-7898, ext. 578, Sharon Fontanella at 703-451-4680 or Dale Hook at 703-866-1840. Visit www.studio2B.org or www.gscnc.org.