Town of Leesburg holds Memorial Day Observance at County Courthouse

May 31, 2021 – 10:00 AM

The Town of Leesburg will hold its annual Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 31, beginning at 10 a.m., on the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds.

The annual observance commemorates those who have lost their lives in battle, serving the United States, as well as recognize the brave military men and women who serve our country.

Colonel Phil Rusciolelli, who served 32 years in the U.S. Army, will be the guest speaker. Mayor Kelly Burk will also share her remarks before placing a wreath at the war memorials in honor of all soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen who served in the defense of our country.

Those who wish to watch the ceremony from home can do so on the Town’s Facebook page, The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, contact Ida Lee at 703-777-1368 or visit



Leesburg Police Announce Dates for 2021 Summer Camps

The Leesburg Police Department is excited to announce our 2021 in-person summer camps. There is a strict limit of 15 campers per camp this year, and each camp will follow all Virginia and CDC guidelines. Residents of the Town of Leesburg are given first consideration.

Junior Police Camp: June 21 – 25, 2021 (Application due date: May 22, 2021)
• This camp (for students who have completed 6th grade but have not yet entered 9th grade) provides youth with law enforcement education for future outstanding citizen, focusing on team building, leadership, conflict resolution, character education and physical fitness.
• Printable application and additional information:

Kidsmart Safety Camp: June 28 – July 2, 2021 (Application due date: June 10, 2021)
• This camp (for ages 6-10) focuses on a specific safety topic each day. These topics will include animal/wildlife safety, fire safety, firearm safety, personal safety, and bicycle safety.
• Printable application and additional information:

Camp Independence: July 19 – 23, 2021 (Application due date: May 31, 2021)
• The purpose of Camp Independence is to include high school students (ages 14-17) who have disabilities in an adapted camp environment where they will be exposed to activities that teach them how to successfully live an independent life.
• Printable application and additional information:

Virginia Rules Themed Camp: July 26 – 30, 2021 (Application due date: June 7, 2021)
• This camp is a law-themed summer day-camp experience for youth (ages 14-17) hosted by Virginia law enforcement agencies. LPD’s Virginia Rules themed camp will offer young people a fun, healthy way to spend a summer week, interactive instruction on Virginia law, and the opportunity to build positive relationships with law enforcement officers that serve their communities.
• Printable application and additional information:

 All LPD summer camp applications must be submitted in person at the Leesburg Police Department, 65 Plaza Street NE, Leesburg, VA 20176. We look forward to a summer of safety and camaraderie!