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Parenting During COVID-19

parenting during COVID-19

We will be updating this list throughout the COVID-19 crisis. If you have information on an important resource for families, or ways that parents and children can help their community, please email our editor Jessica Gregg at [email protected] Parenting resources Here is a list of activity ideas and fun resources …

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A Letter to College Seniors

A letter to college seniors

Your phone beeps and it’s 7 a.m. Sit up, stretch, and mentally prepare yourself for the jam-packed day ahead of you. Reach for your book and skim over the reading that you fell asleep on last night. Text your friends and tell them you booked the Airbnb for senior week. …

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School closure extends to April 24

school closure extends to april 24

Maryland school officials announced today that all public schools will remain closed an additional four weeks through Friday, April 24. Schools are currently closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through our community. State education officials “do not make this decision lightly,” said Superintendent Karen Salmon, who leads the Maryland …

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When my kid became my hero

Hero

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. They may be famous or have a personal connection. Maybe your heroes are the ones who run into disaster instead of away from it. Perhaps your hero is a literary figure, a community leader or even a hero of the super kind. Not …

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The Class of Corona: One Mom of Senior Reflects

Class of Corona

The Class of 2020 is having a rough time and I feel so badly for all of our seniors—both high school and college. My own, daughter, Grace, is expected to graduate from college with honors this May. Many family members have had plans for months to fly to California to …

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Share Your Story in This Unprecedented Time

share your story

“Collecting in Quarantine” is the name of the Maryland Historical Society’s latest crowd-sourcing initiative. Put simply, MdHS wants to know what you are going through right now—and they want you to share your story. Past inspires the present MdHS, which has been documenting Maryland history for 175 years, already has …

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A Day in the Life of a Quarantined College Student

Editor’s Note: Marina Chiaramonte is a graduate of Friends School of Baltimore and a current student at Barnard College. This semester, her studies at University of Bologna were cut short when the coronavirus spread through Northern Italy. She returned to the United States where she went into self-quarantine for two …

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Need More Resources? We Got ‘Em

public tv offers free resources

We know that balancing working from home and working to ensure your children are still learning, active and engaged is not going to be easy. But as parents, we can rise to the challenge. We’ve rounded up a few ideas to help you navigate this unprecedented time with some free …

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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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From Our Partners

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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