summer program

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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April 2, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

MCPS Offers a Range of Summer Programs for Students

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will offer various summer programs for elementary, middle and high school students. Programs will be offered at all local schools virtually and in person at no cost. Registration will open Monday, May 3 for all students. Programs for high school students will begin Monday, June 28. However, programs for middle […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Valerie Ervin and students eating at Roscoe Nix Elementary School

MCPS Program Offers Free Breakfast and Lunch for Low Income Families

Montgomery County’s summer food program will provide free breakfast and lunch this summer to students and families from low-income areas across the county, according to an MCPS press release. The program started distributing meals on Monday and intends to distribute them every weekday this summer. These meals will be distributed to summer school and recreation […]

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August 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

MCPS Students Graduate at Regional High School Summer Ceremony (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) recently held its 2016 regional high school summer school graduation at Richard Montgomery High School. MCPS-TV reports that 100 students crossed the stage to receive their diplomas at the ceremony.

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July 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Local Leaders Celebrate the Launch of the BELL Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the launch of the Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) program this summer. The program will serve one thousand students a year for four years. Councilmember Nancy Navarro said this innovative program approaches the critical issue of the summer slide. MCPS-TV has more in this report, below:

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July 30, 2015 | Aline Barros

In Long Branch: Pop Up Event Celebrates Children’s Success (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The YMCA Community Center hosted on July 28 the annual Common Ground Pop Up celebration. This event honors children who live in Silver Spring’s Long Branch neighborhood- one of the poorest communities in Montgomery County- and are part of a free summer program called Common Ground where they learn digital art, crafts, and acting. “We’ve […]

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July 25, 2014 | Staff Writer

Future Engineers Use Their Noodles to Build Bridges from Spaghetti (PHOTOS)

UPDATED, 1:30 p.m., July 25: The winning bridge in the Spaghetti Bridge Contest held July 25 at the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University held 62 pounds. The winning Rockville team included teens: Sriyuth Sagi, Anthony Garay, JJ Bravo, according to Ellen Poltilove Communications Manager, Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. The contest tested the teens engineering abilities to […]

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April 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

Summer Theater Program Announces Scholarships

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) Academy plans to grant over $25,000 in scholarships to young performing arts students in the Montgomery County and Washington, D.C. area for its inaugural Summer Musical Theater Training Program. The scholarships are open to students in grades 5 – 12. Scholarship applications are due on May 1. Interested students should contact […]

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