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Breakthroughs With Human-Horse Bonds

There is magic in the moment when something reaches and teaches a child in ways typical school settings can’t. For some children with special needs, this breakthrough is found with horses. For almost 20 years, the nonprofit Rose of Sharon Equestrian School (ROSES) has provided equine-facilitated learning services that draw …

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Baltimore’s Child: Readers’ Choice | 2021 Winners

Thank you, readers, for participating once again in our annual Readers’ Choice poll. We’ve counted all of your ballots, and the results are in. Discover the attractions, businesses, people and places that we’re honoring with our Readers’ Choice awards this year. Learn about and share the following organizations and professionals …

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Top 10 Family Events for July

Discover some fun activities taking place in the Baltimore area and beyond this month. Click below to download the PDF from the July 2021 issue of Baltimore’s Child.

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Editor’s Picks for July

WowWee Pop2Play Your child can zip down a rainbow slide, drive a race car or become a chef without leaving home. Easy to assemble and store, these pop-up play sets are made from durable cardboard that’s sturdy enough to hold up to 50 pounds. $25-$40, ages 2+, wowwee.com Brio Battery-Operated …

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Kid-Friendly Sunscreens For the Summer

Kid-Friendly Sunscreens for the Summer

Sunscreen is a year-round necessity to prevent skin damage and skin cancer, but it’s especially important during the summer, when UV rays are the strongest. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends that all kids ages 6 months and older should be lathered in sunscreen whenever they’re outside, whether they’re playing at …

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Celebree School Opens in Owings Mills

Celebree School has announced the opening of its new location at 2 Crossing Way in Owings Mills. The school provides infant and toddler care, preschool and before and after care for parents in the Glyndon, Reisterstown and Owings Mills communities in Baltimore County. For working parents who may still be …

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3 Reasons Why Young Adults Should Work at Summer Camp

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Summer has arrived, and summer camp season isn’t far behind. Baltimore’s summer camps are getting ready to welcome kids back for in-person summer camp experiences. Are camps ready? Some are, but some are not, says the American Camp Association. In an ACA poll, half of camps responding said they are …

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8 Radio Programs and Podcasts for Kids

8 Radio Programs and Podcasts for Kids

If you’re looking for some screen-free entertainment for your kids, radio shows and podcasts may be the perfect answer. However, you can’t always easily find engaging shows geared specifically toward kids, so we’ve put together a list of options that are all available to stream online. From a diverse array …

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Tips for Using Car Seats Safely

Installing and using a child’s car seat might seem straightforward, but you would be surprised how often car seat checkup events can prove otherwise. Maryland’s current child seat misuse rate is 60% and includes factors such as the wrong car seat for the child’s age, weight, or height; incorrect installation; …

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2021 Summer Camps and Education

Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center

Located in northern Baltimore County, Genesee Valley’s summer camp programs maximize our farmland’s natural aspects, including our lakes, forest, and trails, to offer children opportunities to unplug and gain new experiences in nature. Programs are offered for ten weeks for campers ages 4-16 June through August. Campers can experience our …

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[email protected] Summer Classes

It’s time for kids to have fun again. CCBC is ready with a whole array of kids’ classes on campus and online filled with fun and learning. Whether you want academics, STEM, cooking or something more active, we have a class for that. CCBC has been offering summer classes for …

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Merritt Clubs Summer Camps

COVID-19 may have prevented children from meeting in person at school this year, but Merritt Clubs has a whole host of offerings to keep your kids entertained and engaged this summer. Our goal is to make sure that every child has the best summer experience ever, while of course keeping …

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What’s Next?

By: Farrah Elsamaloty, B.A. and Vincent P. Culotta, Ph.D. NeuroBehavioral Associates As COVID-19 fades and hope rebounds, it is time for parents to prepare their children to reenter the classroom. With fall quickly approaching, parents are taking the necessary steps to get their children back on track. COVID’s toll is …

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Meet the Camps: Camp Rock

In connection with the Baltimore’s Child Virtual Summer Camps and Activities Fair, we’re introducing you to some of the many summer camp participants. Today, you’ll meet Camp Rock. Learn more about the weekly themed summer camp sessions for ages 4-12. Watch our video interview below. Contact: Camp Rock | 410-665-7461

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Playing it Safe

youth sports during covid-19

During this pandemic, so many cherished routines have been sacrificed, and the loss of sports is one that really stings for lots of kids. Not only do sports provide a way to stay fit and have fun, but they are also sources of socialization and confidence. And, of course, they …

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