A Step Ahead Dance Center
4969 Mercantile Road
Baltimore, MD 21236
Looking for fun? Or maybe more serious dance training? You’re covered at A Step Ahead Dance Center. Age and skill level appropriate classes provide a strong foundation for dancers with a wide range of goals. ASADC provides quality dance education for students 2-72, beginning to advanced a wide variety of dance styles. Come join our dance family and see what a difference ASADC dance classes can make in your child’s life (and yours)!
Arthur Murray Dance Studio
9176 Red Branch Road
Columbia, MD 21045
Arthur Murray Dance Center has been changing peoples lives through dancing for 105 years, specializing in teaching adults social dancing. We are thrilled to add a children’s program that is designed to teach children American Style social dancing, communication, posture, poise, coordination, musicality and proper etiquette. We will offer classes for ages 4-18 as well as a mommy/daddy and me music, interpretive dance class for ages 2-4. Children may start classes at any time!
5707 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
Join Baltimore Clayworks for an exciting series of summer camps! Campers will become masters of their craft, while exploring hand-building and wheel throwing techniques to create their own inspired clay masterpieces! This summer, we are offering eleven weeks of full-day camps for children, ages 6-9 and 10-12, and half-day camps for teens, ages 12-15! All camps are for one week and run Monday through Friday. Class fees include all materials and firing.
PO Box 127
Hawley, PA 18428
Camp Watonka offers a fully elective program of Sciences, Sports and Adventure with a full range of waterfront, craft, woodwork, dirt-bikes, marksmanship and archery activities. Our facilities include modern cabins, science buildings, great sports areas, private lake and one of the most extensive ropes adventure courses in the North East with a 50ft tower, 50ft wall, team building and two zip lines. Ours is a small personal camp with excellent long term staff and counselors; offering a unique program to campers who often return to us for many years. Accredited by the American Camp Association, we are the best choice for your summer.
Challenge Island is a red hot and fast growing international educational enrichment franchise on the forefront of S.T.E.A.M. Education and 21st Century Learning. Founded by award-winning educator, author, and freelance parenting/education journalist Sharon Duke Estroff, the program takes children on exciting imaginative journeys to an array of thematic islands. Each island is made up of numerous whimsical “destinations” where children work in collaborative tribes on action-packed challenges using only the materials in their treasure chests and their creativity. From chemistry to art, engineering to music, and geometry to mythology, the “island” format allows for enormous flexibility in offering cross curricular material while developing communication, collaboration, and flexible thinking skills for elementary school age kids.
Wrapped in whimsical trimmings (headbands, face paint, and the beat of the tribal drum), the Challenge Island program features an unmistakable spirit and flair. A sense of anticipation fills the air as kids enter new worlds of adventure and imagination through Challenge Island afterschool classes, in-school and in-camp field trips, camps, birthday parties, family fun nights and much more.
Children's Chorus of Maryland & School of Music
320 E. Towsontown Blvd.
Towson, MD 21286
Dedicated to musical excellence, sensitivity, respect and diversity, CCM provides choral music education and performance opportunities for children since 1976. The Conservatory provides the foundations of music literacy in 10 sequential musicianship levels taught during the school year. In the Music & Imagination Summer Day Camp, in collaboration with American Kodály Institute at Loyola University Maryland, campers sing, play games, learn instruments, and dance. Crickets: Music & Play is a fun music & movement class for young children.
Club SciKidz MD
Club SciKidz MD offers hands-on science and technology summer camp programs for children ages 4-15. Our campers explore and investigate the “how” and “why” of science and technology concepts and are given the opportunity to use and extend that learning. They will not only have a fun summer but learn and develop a life-long love for science! This summer we have Baltimore County locations in Owings Mills, Reisterstown, Timonium and Towson.
Friends School of Baltimore
5114 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210
Friends School of Baltimore is a private coeducational Quaker school founded in 1784 and serving students in Pre-K through 12th grade. At Friends School, our students receive a solid academic foundation delivered within a structure that promotes innovation, collaboration, and creativity. Come see for yourself how Friends develops not just great minds, but great people.
Garrison Forest School
300 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Garrison Forest School is a girls’ K-12 school with a coed Preschool and a national and international boarding program. Located on a 110-acre campus in Owings Mills, Md. Garrison Forest’s curricular and co-curricular program balances high academic standards within a welcoming, spirited atmosphere. Since 1910, Garrison Forest has empowered girls to realize their full potential and live lives of purpose.
Goldfish Swim School
9315 Snowden River Parkway Suite A
Columbia, MD 21046
Goldfish Swim School provides developmentally appropriate water safety and swim lessons in a safe, kid-friendly and fun environment. The Goldfish team prides itself on teaching children ages 4 months to 12 years to swim in a unique, tropical setting with highly trained and certified instructors, small class sizes (4:1 student-to-teach ratio) and a 90-degree pool, all in our state-of-the-art facility.
10807 Tony Drive
Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093
Greenspring Montessori School is an independent, non-profit school serving children ages 18 months through 8th grade using the Montessori method. Offering toddler, primary, elementary, and middle school programs, as well as Spanish dual-language classes, music and art classes, after-school activities, and more. Founded in 1962, Greenspring Montessori is located on 7 acres of historic farmland in Lutherville-Timonium.
Irvine Nature Center
Tara Lilley - [email protected]
11201 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
“Exciting explorations, awesome adventures, and delightful discoveries await your child at Irvine Nature Center’s Summer Nature Camp! Irvine specializes in curating camps for curious kids. Whether your child is a budding ecologist, future veterinarian, or an outdoor explorer, Irvine’s camps offer a unique summer experience. With over 40 brand new camp themes to choose from including Raptor Keepers, Tiny Chefs, Child Vs. Wild, and Backcountry USA, there’s a summer of fun just waiting to be explored!
All Irvine Summer Nature Camp programs are designed and led by environmental educators and naturalists who bring their knowledge of science, nature, and animals on each exciting adventure. Camps are offered June 10, 2019 through August 30, 2019 for children age 2 through 12. Register your child before January 31, 2019 for an exclusive 10% discount on your purchase.”
I’m The Chef Too
Ellicott City, MD (513) 503-8303
Looking for a SUMMER CAMP that blends food, STEM and the arts into educational fun? I’m The Chef Too! offers highly engaging, hands on experiences that teach
educational concepts using cooking and food for children ages 3.5-12. Our camps and programs are infused with critical thinking skills, conceptual understanding, and opportunities for real world application of content related concepts. This summer we have Baltimore County locations in Owings Mills, Reisterstown and Towson.
11 Celadon Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Jemicy School, accredited by AIMS and the International Dyslexia Association, is a co-educational, independent school that provides a highly individualized, flexible, and challenging program for talented and bright college-bound students with dyslexia or other related language-based learning differences. Jemicy serves students in grades 1-8 at the Lower and Middle School campus and grades 9-12 at the Upper School campus. Both are located in Owings Mills.
Kids After Hours at Red Barn
175 KLEES MILL RD
Sykesville, MD 21784
Kids After Hours is a Before and After School Care program (plus, we have camps during the summer too!) Join us at our new location in Carroll County. When kids are in our program they will be encouraged to play constantly. We will always encourage kids to make new friends, explore new ideas, and learn through inclusive play!
Morning Hours: 7:00am – Start of school
Afternoon Hours: School dismissal – 6:30pm
Transportation to and from these locations:
Friendship Valley Elementary
Robert Moton Elementary
Linton Springs Elementary
KidsRock Day Camp
4701 N CHARLES ST
Baltimore, MD 21210
Celebrating its 10th year, KidsRock Day Camp offers an outstanding day camp experience for children entering Pre-K – 8th grade. Camps are held on the beautiful campus of Notre Dame of MD University and NEW THIS YEAR at St. Paul’s School in Timonium-Lutherville. Each week offers a wide range of unique summer experiences that feature tutoring, mind blowing fields trips and hands-on camp activities that “rock” and ignite your child’s learning, growth and discovery!
Life Prep Early Learning Centers
101 N Kenwood Ave
101 N Kenwood Ave, MD 21224
LIFE PREP EARLY LEARNING CENTERS OFFER A UNIQUE COMPOSITION OF EDUCATIONAL ADVENTURES FOR STUDENTS AGES 2-5. OUR PROGRAM IS BUILT ON OVER 18 YEARS OF EXPERTISE, RESEARCH, AND WHAT FAMILIES HAVE EXPRESSED THEY NEED FOR THEIR FAMILIES. OUR CENTERS ARE SAFE AND STAFFED WITH HIGH-QUALITY, KNOWLEDGEABLE, KIND AND CARING TEACHERS AND ASSISTANTS WHO ARE DEDICATED TO OUR MISSION, VISION AND PHILOSOPHY. OUR BALANCED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM MODEL IS STRATEGICALLY DESIGNED TO OFFER LEARNING EXPERIENCES THAT CULTIVATE INDEPENDENCE, CREATIVITY, CRITICAL THINKING, COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION. ALL THE WHILE, STUDENTS GAIN THE ACADEMIC SKILLS NEEDED TO BE SCHOOL READY. OUR PROGRAMS CHALLENGE OUR STUDENTS THROUGH STRUCTURED PLAY, CAREFULLY DESIGNED ART PROJECTS AND AGE-APPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES THAT ALLOW THEM TO LEARN AND GROW. OUR PROGRAM IS PERFECTLY BALANCED, PROVIDING EXACTLY WHAT IS NEEDED TO CULTIVATE A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR BEING LIFE READY!
* MD Excels participant
Maryland EXCELS is the Maryland State Department of Education’s Quality Rating and Improvement System for licensed child care and early education programs. The Maryland EXCELS website and app help families identify programs that have attained one of five Quality Ratings. By choosing a published program, families know the program is committed to quality and continuous improvement by meeting standards that exceed the state’s licensing requirements.
McDonogh Community Arts
MCA at McDonogh School
8600 McDonogh Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
McDonogh Community Arts offers a wide range of visual and performing arts opportunities for adults and children of all ages in the Baltimore area! Classes are taught by McDonogh School faculty as well as teachers from the Johns Hopkins Peabody Preparatory Institute and The Moving Company Dance Center.
The 2022 fall session features a variety of dance classes, visual arts offerings, and individual and group music lessons. Register online today!
4300 Bedford Avenue
Pikesville, MD 21208
Mission DanceWorks presented by Sudbrook Arts Centre, is the official home of Baltimore County Youth Ballet & Mission Moves Dance Company. We offer year-round, diverse dance classes to all movers ages 3-Adult! Formed in 1983, Sudbrook Arts Centre dance education continues to stand as a superior institution for training aspiring dancers and creative thinkers!
MOUNT PLEASANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
6000 Radecke Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21206
MOUNT PLEASANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL is a vivacious learning community that seeks to inspire academic and spiritual excellence. Its mission is to develop spiritually-minded students who will influence those around them for Jesus Christ. The curriculum includes The A Beka Book, the core component, as well as art, music, technology, and physical education. Enrichment opportunities are afforded through AfterSchool Clubs, Extended Care, and Summer Camp.
Nature Camps, Inc - Day Camp
17433 Big Falls Rd
Monkton, MD 21111
Environmental and outdoor adventure
A family overnight and “concert-in-the-woods” each session.
Teen Adventure listing
Environmental stewardship education
Ages 14 – 16
In camp: 230 acres of nature conservancy woodlands
Overnight trips: various regional locations (see below)
– Four two-week sessions June 17 – August 9: Five choices of five-day overnight trips: biking/farming at Spoutwood Farm; backpacking and whitewater rafting in Laurel Highlands PA; backpacking and whitewater rafting on the Appalachian Trail; biking on the C&O Canal Towpath. A family overnight and “concert-in-the-woods” each session.
– One-week session August 18-24 on the seven-day Appalachian Journey overnight trip
Nature Camps, Inc - Teen Adventure
17433 Big Falls Rd
Monkton, MD 21111
Environmental Stewardship Education program focusing on teens’ sense of wonder, independence, and learning about themselves, peers, and nature in engaging spaces in the region and at our beautiful, peaceful camp setting along the Gunpowder River in Monkton.
Ages 14 – 16
Five choices of five-day overnight trips: biking/farming at Spoutwood Farm; backpacking and whitewater rafting in Laurel Highlands PA; backpacking and whitewater rafting on the Appalachian Trail; biking on the C&O Canal Towpath
A family “concert-in-the-woods” and overnight each session
230 acres of nature conservancy woodlands
One-week session August 18-24 for teens 14-16 on the 7-day Appalachian Journey trip
-Four two-week sessions June 17 – August 9
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
4801 Ilchester Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School is a Catholic co-ed Pre-K to grade 8 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, located in Howard County. Our school is dedicated to educating the heart, mind, and soul of every child entrusted to its care. We provide individualized attention in a nurturing, Christ-centered environment. Students receive a values-based education, enriched by interactive learning, and rooted in the fundamentals.
Park School of Baltimore
2425 Old Court Road
Baltimore, MD 21208
The Park School of Baltimore is an independent, gender-inclusive, non-sectarian progressive Pre-K through Grade 12 school located on a 100-acre wooded campus minutes from the city. To get to know Park, talk to a student, engage a faculty member, follow the paths of its alumni, and consider the school’s mission statement: “Devoted to intellectual inquiry, a collaborative spirit of learning, and an appreciation for the diversity of human experience, The Park School of Baltimore is a community founded on positive expectations of our students and respect for individual differences. We cultivate children’s innate curiosity by nurturing their interests and engaging them as active participants in their own education. We support young people in becoming confident questioners and responsible citizens of the world.” Park graduates pursue further academic achievement, develop professional pursuits, and are prepared to continue the process of choosing for themselves from the wide range of possibilities life offers.
Peabody Preparatory of The Johns Hopkins University
21 East Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
Whether you are ready to try an instrument for the first time or an advanced musician or dancer, Peabody Preparatory is the perfect place for you! The Preparatory offers music and dance instruction for all ages and skill levels. We have a wide range of lessons, classes, and ensembles, for the budding artist to the serious student.
Perry Hall Children's Center
9534 Belair Road
Perry Hall, MD 21236
Perry Hall Children’s Center is a co-op preschool located in Perry Hall, MD. The cooperative philosophy is based on parent involvement while providing developmentally appropriate programs in a nurturing, loving, safe and stimulating environment, in which parental involvement enriches the learning process. A long side teacher parents participate in their child’s classroom monthly, and assist in the running of the school by volunteering. Our class sizes are limited to 14 students for the 3 year old class, and 18 students for the 4 year old class with am and pm session for both age groups.
Springdale Preparatory School
1000 Green Valley Road
New Windsor, MD 21776
Springdale Preparatory School in Maryland, is a multicultural middle and upper private school where students develop academic excellence, critical thinking, integrity, and respect for themselves and others. Through curiosity, creativity, and intercultural understanding, students become life-long learners and innovative leaders. Students cultivate a world awareness and self-confidence necessary to become responsible and compassionate global citizens.
St. Paul's Independent Day School
11152 Falls Road
P.O. Box 8100
Brooklandville, MD 21022
St. Paul’s School is a kindergarten through twelfth grade college-preparatory day school in Brooklandville, Maryland, conveniently located on Falls Road off I-695. We are coeducational in the Lower School (grades kindergarten to four) and all-boys in the Middle and Upper Schools (grades five to twelve). St. Paul’s School is an Episcopal school, providing education with a uniquely global perspective in a caring community that grounds academic excellence with an international consciousness.
SUMMER ART CAMP AT MICA
1300 W. Mt Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
It’s never too early to develop your creativity at MICAs Summer Art Camp, the region’s only camp completely devoted to visual arts and design. MICA provides a wide range of programs for artists to grow their skills and make the most of their interests. Artistic exploration is among the best ways for kids to build confidence in expressing themselves, learn to solve problems and think critically. Young People’s Studios (YPS) provides a comfortable place where the next great artist can begin to unleash his or her creative energy. YPS Summer Art Camp classes are held on MICAs campus and at St. Paul’s Ward Center for the Arts. For more information and to register for classes, contact the Office of Open Studies at 410-255-2219 or visit mica.edu/artcamp
To contact the Office of Open Studies, please call 410-225-2219 or fill out https://danube.mica.edu/contact/cs/
Summer at Loyola Blakefield
500 Chestnut Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
Summer at Blakefield features activities to keep your son or daughter engaged all summer long. The program blends academic, creative, cultural, and physical pursuits, whether it’s taking part in one of our competitive sports camps, or something more recreational such as robotics, cyber security, theater, art or cooking camps.
The Catholic High School of Baltimore
2800 Edison Highway
Baltimore, MD 21213
Empowered by Gospel values and rooted in the spirit and tradition of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi, The Catholic High School of Baltimore, a sponsored institution of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, is dedicated to the education of young women in an environment that fosters Christian attitudes of dignity and respect for the human person and all of creation.
The Coordinating Center
8531 Veterans Highway
Millersville, MD 21108
The Coordinating Center is now an approved provider of Coordination of Community Services (CCS) for the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration’s (DDA) waiver services (i.e., Family Supports Waiver, Community Supports Waiver, Community Pathways Waiver), including eligibility assistance, waiver enrollment, wait list services and transitioning youth services. Our team of highly skilled coordinators (e.g., nurses, social workers, supports planners, and housing coordinators) are skilled in various aspects of health, disabilities, and independent living. We provide care management and care coordination services for children and youth with disabilities and/or special health care needs enrolled in Maryland Medicaid Waivers and Programs (i.e., Autism Waiver, Model Waiver, REM Program, and other home and community-based services).
As a statewide, nonprofit organization with 37 years of experience supporting people with complex needs and disabilities, our mission is to partner with people of all ages and abilities and those who support them in the community to achieve their aspirations for independence, health and meaningful community life. The Center provides advocacy and person-centered care, promotes consumer choice and supports self-directed services, a service delivery model that gives individuals and families more choice, control and authority over the services and supports you receive.
We are committed to supporting people to live independently in the communities of their choice, find employment, participate in lifelong learning, develop friendships, and be an advocate for themselves or family member. Want to learn more? Join us monthly for a Virtual Cup of Joe, every 3rd Wednesday of the Month from 11:00am – 12:00pm. (www.coordinatingcenter.org/cup-of-joe).
The Goddard School
1000 S Highland Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Children learn best through experience. At The Goddard School, we embrace this philosophy by helping children explore and discover their interests through play. Our F.L.EX.® Learning Program (Fun Learning Experience) provides well-rounded learning opportunities in a safe, nurturing environment. Here, students are able to develop critical skills through STEAM learning and enrichment programs, including Spanish, sign language and yoga. With so many ways to play and learn, it’s easy to see why children love Goddard!
Therapy Solutions for Children, Inc
Rita A Patterson OT/L
Therapy Solutions for Children, Inc, is an outpatient occupational therapy practice specializing in providing OT services for children of all ages, of all levels of abilities and disabilities. We specialize in pediatric occupational therapy services for children with sensory processing disorders, autism spectrum disorders, motor coordination disorders, cerebral palsy, closed head injuries, hemiplegia, genetic disorders, and any other neurological disorder, and / or learning and behavioral challenges. We are a group of highly trained and skilled occupational therapists who are passionate about working with children and making a difference in each child’s life. Our goal and mission is to help each child make his/her potential real while having fun getting there.
Hours: Monday thru Thursday 10 a.m till 8:00 pm, Fridays: 10 to 7:30, Saturdays: 9 till 4:30
Katie Roe, MS, OTR/L
Office: 410-970-2400 x700, Email: [email protected] unbridledrehab.com
Unbridled Rehab brings occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy to everyday living environments. Our holistic practice, unique settings and integrated treatment style inspire deep learning and realistic application of new skills to ensure carryover to the home and school environments. We provide personal therapy using a wide range of techniques for powerful results. Additional enrichment opportunities offered include handwriting improvement, balance bike program, social groups, and much more!