August 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Recreation Department Extends Summer Camps at Six Community Centers 

The Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) Department extended summer camp programs at select recreation centers to serve families that benefit from the department’s financial assistance program. Per a release from the county, the following centers will extend camps, to begin Monday, Aug. 9 and Aug. 16: East County Community Center (Silver Spring) Good Hope Community Center […]

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May 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery Recreation, Parks Cancel Scheduled Summer Camps

The Montgomery County Recreation Department and the Parks Department announced in separate statements Wednesday all of its summer camps are canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Refunds are being processed to anyone who has registered. According to Carmen Berrios Martinez, a spokesperson for the Recreation Department, about 6,500 people had registered for 2020 summer recreation […]

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June 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 21 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 21, in Montgomery County: 1. Summer: It’s the first day of summer and Montgomery Recreation has opening for camps. And its pools are open till 8 p.m. 2. Coffee with a Cop: The event starts at 9:30 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee & Tea at Old Georgetown Road […]

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May 2, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

May Recreation Calendar

Montgomery County Recreation RecCalendar – May 2017 May 1: Summer Camp Registration Montgomery County Recreation offers a wide variety of exciting summer programs throughout the county with an emphasis on safety, convenience, affordability, and most of all…FUN! We offer over 150 summer programs that are designed to appeal to a variety of campers. With such a large […]

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May 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Register Now for County’s Summer Programs (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation has released its “Guide for Summer Programs” and registration is officially open. Find out more, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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June 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Still Looking for a Summer Camp?

You can still sign up for a a few of the City of Gaithersburg’s summer camps. The camps are designed for elementary and middle school aged students and they are offered at several locations throughout the city of Gaithersburg. The city camps offer a variety of activities including sports, team challenges, games, special events, arts […]

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January 17, 2014 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Closings and Happenings

Monday, Jan. 20 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Montgomery County Recreation community centers, senior centers and administrative office are closed. There are no programs or activities. But our aquatics centers are open. If you need to contact any aquatic center, call 240.777.4995. Tuesday, Jan.21 is the opening of registration for our summer camps. […]

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August 7, 2013 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Camp in August!

The following are available now for registration: Dramatic Kids for Ages 6-11 #347182 August 12-16 at Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm $275. Kids will learn about theater and fine arts as they participate in storytelling, character development, costume design and other educational topics. Horseback Riding Camp for Ages […]

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August 17, 2012 | Staff Writer

Kids in MoCo summer recreation camp

Camp Closer (Video)

Montgomery County’s Parks and Recreation Department offers many summer camps for local kids. As summer draws to a close and children ready for the start of school, this video captures some of the summer camps. Take a look.

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