Howard County Recreation & Parks offers a variety of all-day camps during the summer. All-day camps are run through the department's childcare, recreation and sports divisions. 

Child Care

NEW! Mini-Schools - Kindergarten Prep

NEW! Summer Blast

NEW! Summer Blast with Cooking & Crafts

NEW! Summer Blast with Fitness & Sports

NEW! Summer Blast with Music, Drama & Theater

NEW! Summer Blast with STEAM


*Camps can be extended with Camp Plus 5-13 yrs 

Camp Plus - 5-13 yrs

Extend your fun after 3pm. Campers must be registered for a participating Recreation & Parks Summer Camp. Afternoon activities change daily. Fee includes a snack. Campers must be picked up by 6pm. Info: Jennene Blakely, 410-313-1693 or jlblakely@howardcountymd.gov.

Creative 360 Jr.: Art, Dance & Theatre Academy - 5-9 yrs  

Create a one-of-a-kind program at this 7:1 camper-to-instructor-ratio camp. Group games and icebreakers help you make friends. The camp day is divided into four sessions (the first activity begins around 9:15 AM). For each session, choose between Studio Art (drawing & painting with various materials); Dancing Like a Star (routines to pop songs); Acting 101 (acting & drama games); Dance Break (hip hop & jazz); Sculpture & 3-D Art (clay, paper, wire and more); and Showstoppers (sing and dance to musical numbers). Showcase your talents with performances and a gallery show on the last day of camp. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and beverage. Info: Holly Harden, 410-313-4625 or hharden@howardcountymd.gov.

NEW! GEMS: Girls EmpowHERment Camp - 6-10 yrs

Shine brightly and leave a little sparkle wherever you go. This just-for-girls camp includes a variety of activities designed to cultivate creativity, explore the mind and build a positive self-image. Participate in science & engineering activities, crafts, yoga and dance, while you enjoy a sprinkle of leadership and team-building activities to build a strong and well-rounded young person! Bring a nut-free, non-perishable lunch and snack. Info: Jennene Blakely, 410-313-1693 or jlblakely@howardcountymd.gov.

Creative 360: Visual and Performing Art Academy*

Kidz Pick*

Kids on Tour

Teens On Tour

Destination Leadership: College & Career Camp*




Read concussion and sudden cardiac arrest information. Review of this information is required by law before you are allowed to register for youth sports programs and camps.

HC Summer Mix Camp

Camp Sports-N-More

Ultimate Sports & Games

Extreme Recess

Planet Recreation