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   2017 Camp Guide

Registration opens to county residents beginning February 1, online at 6pm and by all other methods beginning February 2. Registration opens to out-of-county residents beginning February 8, online at 6pm and by all other methods beginning February 9. Mailed guides should be received by the end of January. 


2017 Winter Guide


Crafter Jurying

Apply today for the 45th Holiday Mart next December. Deadline to apply to be a crafter is 2/10. 


Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP)

Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks seeks county residents’ input for its Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP), a comprehensive plan produced every five years that guides the department on key issues, trends and plans for managing and enhancing the systems of preserved public lands, parks and recreation facilities. Please provide us with your comments or questions below related to your parks, open space and programming to help guide the plan recommendations here.