Don’t send your
children to camp without meeting the people who will be caring for them! There
will be dozens or programs represented at our Camp and Summer Programs Fair.
Bring the kids! They’ll find some fun ways to spend the summer and they’ll
enjoy free entertainment provided all afternoon by the Maryland Zoo’s Zoomobile, Paleo Jim, D’s Magic,
and Caricatures by Rick Wright. North Baltimore Plaza Hotel, 12-3 p.m. Don't forget to reset those clocks...Spring ahead to make summer plans!See details!
Saturday, March 8
Baby Expo: Prenatal Through Preschool Enjoy all things baby—speakers,
vendors, child safety and health information—and Baltimore’s Child!!
Raffles and giveaways galore. Owen Brown Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way,
Columbia, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.. 410-730-4610, www.columbiababyexpo.com.
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Flying
Things! From bugs to birds
to butterflies, animals that fly are super cool! Masonville Cove Environmental
Center, Baltimore, Ages 2-5, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon.
Kerplunk Family Art Drop-In Open to families and kids of all ages.
Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, noon-3 p.m., 410-276-1651. www.creativealliance.org.
Moby Dick! The MusicalReally?
Really! Check it out at Glenelg Country School, Ellicott City, 2 & 7 p.m.
Tickets Reqd. 410-531-8600, www.glenelg.org/performing.
Sunday, March 9
The Baltimore’s Child Camp and Summer
Programs Fair—What Else?
Noon-3 p.m., Plan your child’s summer today—meet with dozens of camp
directors, learn about their programs, and sign up! Entertainment for the kids
throughout the afternoon. North Baltimore Plaza Hotel (Formerly Crowne Plaza
Timonium), 2004 Greenspring Dr., Timonium, Win a $250 campership to one of the
camps at the fair, FREE, 410-542-4166, www.BaltimoresChild/fairs
On March 9, we'll
be hosting Baltimore's Child's 2014
Camps and Summer Programs Fair at the North Baltimore Plaza Hotel (Formerly Crowne Plaza Hotel) in Timonium and you can read all about it here. It's a great chance to meet camp directors and counselors and
find out about the exciting array of options from which your child can choose
for the summer of 2014.
But you don't have to wait - take a look at our Virtual Camp Fair.
Once you've had a chance to narrow down your choices, be sure to come the 2014 Baltimore's Child Camps and Summer Programs Fair to meet with the directors and staff of the camps you like best!
Tell the Teacher!
Win a $500 Field Trip or Enrichment Program for Your School or Group
Baltimore’s Child and MarylandTeachersGuide.com
are teaming up to offer a $500 field trip or enrichment program to one lucky
school or youth group. The contest is open to teachers, camp directors, PTA/PTO
activists, and others who work with groups of children. Enter at www.MarylandTeachersGuide.com.
Spring Break Camps
It may not feel
like it but spring is coming…and so is spring break. If you don’t have the
luxury of staying home with the kids while school is out, then spring break
camps are a lifesaver. Take a look at the list we have of fun programs for every
interest and every budget. See
2014 Residential Camps
Thinking of a Sleep-Away Camp?
We have some
articles from our archives that may help you decide if your child is ready:
It makes you smell
bad, causes premature wrinkles, costs a lot of money and it can kill you, so
why do kids start smoking? See Six
Reasons Why Kids Choose to Smoke…maybe you can prevent your child from
taking up the habit.
Product Reviews and New Stuff
We get all kinds of
stuff sent to Baltimore’s Child, stuff for children, stuff for parents, stuff
for parents to use with their children, stuff to watch, stuff to read, stuff we
thought we would never use...you get the picture. We’ll share our impressions
and be adding new items to “Stuff” just about every week. New - Easy Access Bandages. Take a look!
Need to save
money? Who doesn’t? Try using the shopping advice offered by Coupon Mom
Stephanie Nelson. She’s sharing her tips on making sure those coupons you’re
using really are valuable and how can you make the most of them. Click
here for the full article.
Did you get that
tablet or smart phone you were hoping for? Lucky you! Now you can read each and
every issue of Baltimore’s Child
online and search through our back issues as well! Download the Baltimore’s
Child app from your App Store. It’s free!
Spotlight on Education
invited area schools and preschools to participate in our Spotlight on Education, a special advertising section designed to introduce parents to the unique characteristics and philosophies of their educational programs. Read Spotlight on Education.
Five Ways Parents Can Help Their Children Learn About Music
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