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Howard County Recreation and Parks offers a variety of programs, classes and camps that incorporate multiple sports and activities all in one! These include numerous sports activities, arts and crafts, development of motor skills and improved social interaction.
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Awesome Athletes, Amazing Artists (2-4 yrs)
If you enjoy being active and creative, than this is the class for you! Explore sports, games, arts and crafts while meeting new friends! Spend the first half of class throwing, kicking and shooting with a variety of interactive gym games. Continue the fun in the second half of class with painting, pasting and creating an array of art projects! Parents are required to attend. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov


Jump Bunch Kids
 (2-5 yrs)
JumpBunch classes are a wonderful opportunity for parents and children to interact in a fun, engaging, and noncompetitive environment during an introduction to multiple sports and fitness activities. Warm-up exercises are designed to improve balance, increase coordination and develop body  awareness. Children enjoy using and exploring the child-friendly equipment provided by JumpBunch. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.


Preschool Adventures
 (2 1/2 - 4 yrs)
Come join the adventure! Children enjoy an exciting, physically active and well-rounded experience. Enriching activities include story time, music, and arts and crafts, along with sports-specific activities (including basketball, soccer, football and other sports) in the gym. Participants should bring a nut-free lunch. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.


Little Big Shots (3-4 yrs)
This multi-sport program introduces basketball, tee ball, and soccer through exciting and engaging games and activities. Parents are encouraged to follow the coach’s instructions to assist. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.


MAC Pre-K Drop In Play!
(2-5 yrs)
This winter, drop-in play days are full of fun and exciting activities in a safe and non-competitive environment. The MAC staff provides equipment for activities including mini basketball, floor hockey, soccer, lacrosse, jump rope, hula-hoops, big wheel trikes, scooters, and much more! Daily fee is collected at the MAC ($4 for first child, $2 per additional child). Parent involvement required. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov


Learn-N-Play Sports (3-5 yrs)
Children experience a variety of age-appropriate sports activities that help them develop their large motor skills and socialization skills in a fun atmosphere! Each week we focus on different activities that combine positive social interactions, good listening skills, taking turns, and teamwork. Activities include bowling, parachute games, sports stations, relay races, and more! Parents are encouraged to follow the coach’s instructions to assist in the games and activities. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov.


Little Big Wheelers
 (3-5 yrs)
Looking for a fun indoor activity during the cold weather months? Bring your children to the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex to experience the most fun possible on three wheels! Children have a blast on their Big Wheels trike as they ride around the courts in a fun-filled safe environment. The Meadowbrook staff provides Big Wheels trikes, instruction and leadership as your little Speed Racers enjoy obstacle courses, individual and team races and all ideas possible while they exercise on their trikes. Helmets are mandatory. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.

Home School Gym Class (5-14 yrs)
This is an exciting gym class program that meets the physical activity needs  of our local home school families! We provide staff leadership and all the  equipment for a variety of sport and fitness activities. Children improve skills  and learn the fundamentals of teamwork as they play basketball, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey, badminton and all other sport requests the staff can provide. have fun, stay fit, build character and boost self-esteem. Activity groups based on age and ability. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov

School's Out Junior Sports Camp (5-7 yrs)
School is out and we’re open for play! Young athletes develop their skills in any of the following sports: basketball, kickball, tee ball, soccer, tennis, flag football or floor hockey at this co-rec camp. Sports and games are adapted to the size and abilities of young children to make learning fun and foster development of motor skills. Activities take place indoors.Info: Brian Wyman, 410-313-4705 or bwyman@howardcountymd.gov.


School's Out Sports and Swim Camp (8-13 years old)

School is out and we’re open for play! Young athletes develop their skills in any of the following sports: basketball, kickball, tee ball, soccer, tennis, flag football or floor hockey. Sports and games are adapted to the size and abilities of young children to make learning fun and foster development of motor skills Activities take place indoors. There is swimming at Roger Carter so bring a bathing suit. Info: Brian Wyman, 410-313-4705 or bwyman@howardcountymd.gov.


Winter Mix Camp (5-13 yrs)
One, two, three or four days of fun! Children participate in a wide variety of activities including sports, fitness, arts and crafts, nature, games and special surprises. Campers follow an exciting daily rotation in which they select activities to build their own program. Campers rotate in age- and skill appropriate groups. The focus is on having fun, staying fit, building character and boosting self-esteem. Camp is indoors. Children can be registered for one, two, three or all four days. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov


Ultimate Sports & Games Spring Break Camp (8-13 yrs)
Spend your spring break with us. Your child develops skills in basketball, flag football, kickball, lacrosse, touch rugby, Wiffle ball, soccer, kickball, tennis, disc games and much more in this coed camp. Campers rotate in age- and skill-appropriate groups. Have fun, stay fit, build character andboost self-esteem. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Camp runs rain or shine. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and a water bottle. An extended camp option is available. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.



Ultimate Sports & Games Extended Spring Break Camp (8-13 yrs)
Extend your child’s day at spring break camp. After-camp care includes a variety of sports, games and other group activities. Campers also must be enrolled in an Ultimate Sports & Games Spring Break Camp. Camp runs rain or shine. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.


Planet Recreation Spring Break Camp (Grades K - 5)
Need fun, exciting, and safe full-day child care for Spring Break? This camp is being offered at two of our finest recreational facilities. Campers participate in a variety of activities, including sports, fitness, arts and crafts, nature, games and special surprises. Activities take place both indoors and outdoors. Pool and swimming activities are also included in the camp’s schedule! The focus is on having fun, staying fit, building character and boosting self esteem. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches.Schedule is subject to change; camp is held rain or shine. Fee includes bus or van transportation, supervision and activities and a morning and afternoon snack. Participants must currently be in grades K-5. An extended camp option is available. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.


Planet Recreation Extended Spring Break Camp (Grades K-5)
Extend your child’s day at spring break camp. After-camp care includes a variety of sports, games and other group activities. Campers also must be enrolled in an Planet Recreation Spring Break Camp. Camp runs rain or shine. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.

Camp Sports-N-More (3-7 yrs)

This is an exciting, physically active and well-rounded summer camp experience for all campers! A typical day at camp consists of story time, music, snack time (no nut products), arts and crafts, group games and sport-specific activities including basketball, soccer, tee ball and other sports. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Half-day and full-day options available. Camp runs rain or shine; activities occur indoors and outdoors. Staff does not change diapers. Info: Amanda Bartell, 410-313-1694 or abartell@howardcountymd.gov


Planet Recreation (Grades K-5)
Need fun, exciting, and safe full-day child care for the last three weeks of summer break? This camp is being offered at our three community centers. Campers participate in a variety of activities, including sports, fitness, arts and crafts, nature, games, and special surprises. Activities take place both indoors and outdoors. Pool and swimming activities are also included in the camp’s schedule! The focus is on having fun, staying fit, building character and boosting self-esteem. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Schedule is subject to change; camp is held rain or shine. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and a filled, reusable water bottle. Fee includes bus or van transportation, supervision and activities and a morning and afternoon snack. Campers must be entering grades K-5 in fall. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.


Ultimate Junior Sports & Games (5-7 yrs)

This is a mini version of the Ultimate Sports & Games camp. Young athletes develop their skills in basketball, flag football, kickball, tee ball, soccer, tennis and court hockey at this co-rec camp. Sports and games are adapted to the size and abilities of young children, making learning fun and fostering the development of motor skills. Curriculum includes sports, fitness activities, team-building exercises, exciting group games and more! Attend one or seven weeks. The focus is on having fun, staying fit, building character and boosting self-esteem. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Fridays are reserved for rain dates. Fee includes a t-shirt. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.


Ultimate Sports & Games (8-13 yrs)
Do you want to have the ULTIMATE summer? Using the games approach, this co-ed camp develops your skills in basketball, flag football, kickball, lacrosse, touch rugby, Wiffle ball, soccer, tennis, court hockey and disc games. Come rotate in age- and skill-appropriate groups. Curriculum includes themed days, mini-tournaments, fitness activities, challenging team-building exercises, exciting group games and much more. Attend one or eight weeks. Activities vary each week, so every session provides a unique experience. The focus is on having fun, staying fit, building character and boosting self-esteem. Instructors are American Sport Education Program certified coaches. Fridays are reserved for rain dates. Bring a non-perishable lunch (no nut products) and a filled, reusable water bottle. Fee includes at-shirt. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.


Ultimate Sports & Games Full-Day Camp (8-13 yrs)

Take the ultimate (see previous description) camp to the next level with this full-day session. End your summer break with a one-of-a-kind experience!  Campers also enjoy field trips and swimming activities at the Roger Carter Community Center. Bring a nonperishable lunch (no nut products) and a filled, reusable water bottle. Fee includes a t-shirt. Info: Greg Meyd, 410-313-1162 or gmeyd@howardcountymd.gov.


HC Summer Mix Camp (5-13 yrs)
Enjoy a blend of exciting activities! Daily rotations allow you to select activities from various sports, crafts, nature and games. Enjoy themed special events and athletic tournaments. You may be dropped off after 7AM and must be picked up by 6 PM. Full-day campers, enjoy field trips such as roller skating, swimming, movies and Pump It Up. Extended camp participants, you are picked up at your morning camp location and transported to Summer Mix sites for the afternoon. Extended camp participants must be registered in a participating Recreation & Parks camp. Bring a snack, lunch (no nut products) and beverage. Info: Susan Markovitz, 410-313-4674 or samarkovitz@howardcountymd.gov.