summer camps

July 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Recreation Cancels Summer Camps

Montgomery County Recreation announced on Friday that late-summer modified camps are canceled.  Officials with the department say they are working to process refunds. All summer camp payment plans have also been canceled.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a critical need for health care providers in the community for other vital services. According to a press […]

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July 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Summer Camps Starting July 20 but with Fraction of Participants

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation’s summer camps will begin July 20, but will serve fewer than 10 percent of the children it accepted last summer. Last summer, about 8,000 young people participated in the Department of Recreation camps. This summer, they are planning for 750 campers. The camps will last from three to five […]

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June 23, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Rockville’s In-Person Park Adventure Camps Open for Summer

Registration is now open for Rockville’s in-person, outdoors Park Adventures camps. Most activities are still closed due to COVID-19 but the City of Rockville decided to open their day camp, announcing on Thursday that registration would become accessible at the beginning of the week. Running weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon July 13 through August […]

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June 15, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

COVID-19 Forces Summer Camps to Get Creative

COVID-19 has forced many families to cancel their plans for summer 2020, but some camps are getting creative and offering online versions of classes to keep children engaged. Best Brains in Rockville is offering both academic and extra-curricular classes, such as public speaking, coding, and cooking 101. They are holding eight weeks of virtual camps […]

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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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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County police officers receive training of use of Narcan, Police Chief Tom Manger comments; Discovery Communications announces plans to move Silver Spring headquarters to New York; Takoma Park has a […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: MCPS Superintendent, Dr. Jack Smith, unveils his recommended FY19 $2.50B operating budget; County Executive Ike Leggett gears up to host five FY19 Operating Budget community forums; Free tax preparation services are […]

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January 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things To Know Today, Jan. 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. No school for MCPS students today. Fourth district police officers invite Wheaton area youth to check out their ‘Hot Cocoa with a Cop‘ event. 2. The 21st Annual Polar Bear Plunge to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland begins today at Sandy […]

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January 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Council members are back at work today, and on the agenda is the issue of raising the minimum wage, and whether to study its impact. 2. Registration opens for Montgomery County’s summer camps today. 3. Gaithersburg officials want you to […]

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 3, in Montgomery County

Don’t leave the house without an umbrella today. A flood watch has been issued for our area. Here are five more things to know today, Feb. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg residents can register for the city’s popular summer camps beginning at 6 a.m. today. 2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will deliver his State […]

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