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2012 Preschool Summer Camps Cooking Crafts & Fine Arts Culture Dance

Etiquette Fitness General Multi-Sport

Music Theater Arts Science & Technology

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Table of Contents Cooking .................................. 3 Crafts & Fine Arts .................. 3 Culture ................................ 3-4 Dance ................................. 4-6 Etiquette ................................6 Fitness ................................. 6-7 General ............................... 7-8 Multi-Sport ........................ 8-9 Music......................................9 Theater Arts ........................ 10 Science & Technology ..... 10-11

TO REGISTER Call, Click or Come In 410-313-7275 www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP

7120 Oakland Mills Rd. Columbia, MD 21046

*NOTE* All locations are subject to change based on availability.

What to Know GENERAL INFORMATION For information on cancellations, filled camps, financial assistance & accommodations for children with disabilities, visit our website at www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP.

SNACKS & LUNCH Campers should bring a beverage & snack to 1/2 day programs; & bring a lunch & beverage to full day programs. Snacks & lunches should be nut-free. Refrigeration is not available.

CAMPER FORMS Campers must have a completed Participant Information Form to attend camp. Forms are available at www.howardcountymd.gov/camps.htm.

REFUND POLICY We recognize that you may wish to withdraw from a camp for a variety of reasons, but we encourage early decisions so as to not inconvenience other participants or affect our ability to efficiently deliver activities. Customers requesting a refund prior to two weeks before the camp starts will be given a full refund. Refunds requested within two weeks of the camp starting date will be charged a 20% administrative fee. Additional fees may be assessed to recover costs (shirts, supplies, equipment, etc.) associated with the program. There are no refunds given for missed camp days. Refund policies for licensed child care and therapeutic camps can be found online at www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE / SCHOLARSHIP FUND Limited assistance is provided to those Howard County residents who qualify. Funds are limited. A 25% deposit of the program fee is required at least one month prior to start date, with the application/registration form. Call 410-313-4659 for more info.

FOR AFTERCARE See Summer Mix Camp online at www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP.

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COOKING Cooking

CRAFTS & FINE ARTS

CULTURE

Online Category: Cooking / Camps

For more information about Cooking Camps, call Melissa Calleri at 410-313-4721.

Wee Chefs Camp

Ages below / 4 days, start dates below / $119 Prepare new treats as you learn about measuring, mixing, math & more! Make a chef‟s hat & a recipe book, plus share what you learned on the last day with family & friends! Story time & creative activities add to the fun. Children will not be near hot appliances. 3 ½-4 yrs / Ellicott Mills MS / M-Th 5-6 yrs / Ellicott Mills MS / M-Th RP1820.801 Jun 18 9-11:30 AM RP1820.811 Jun 18 1-3:30 PM RP1820.802 Jun 25 9-11:30 AM RP1820.812 Jun 25 1-3:30 PM RP1820.803 Jul 2 9-11:30 AM M,Tu,Th,F RP1820.813 Jul 2 1-3:30 PM M,Tu,Th,F RP1820.804 Jul 16 9-11:30 AM RP1820.814 Jul 9 9-11:30 AM 3 ½-4 yrs / North Laurel Comm Ctr / M-Th RP1820.815 Jul 9 1-3:30 PM RP1820.805 Jul 23 9-11:30 AM RP1820.816 Jul 16 1-3:30 PM RP1820.806 Jul 30 9-11:30 AM 5-6 yrs / North Laurel Comm Ctr / M-Th RP1820.817 Jul 23 1-3:30 PM RP1820.818 Jul 30 1-3:30 PM

Crafts & Fine Arts

Online Category: Fitness / Camps

For more information about Crafts & Fine Arts Camps, call Adam Wienckowski at 410-313-4714.

Pump It Up – Jump-N-Art Camp 4-10 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $229 At this one-of-a-kind camp, kids spend time exploring their inner artists, laughing, playing games & bouncing on the state of the art inflatables! Jump-N-Art was developed by a fine-arts education center & emphasizes the joy of self-expression through art. Each day is different, as weekly lesson themes keep children engaged. Before & after care available – call Pump it Up at 410-579-1122. Pump It Up – Elkridge / 9:30 AM-2:30 PM / M-F RP1855.801 Rainforest Jun 25 RP1855.804 Tropical Fun Aug 6 RP1855.802 Inventions Jul 9 RP1855.805 School of Rock Aug 13 RP1855.803 Dinosaurs Jul 23 RP1855.806 Farmville Aug 20

Culture

Online Category: Enrichment / Camps

For more information about Culture Camps, call Adam Wienckowski at 410-313-4714.

Gateway to China 5-12 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $229 At this camp by Wee Star Corp (Huaxing Language & Cultural Cntr) & Howard County Chinese School, kids will take part in a full immersion program to learn the Chinese language. The day includes science, geography & math class with the Chinese abacus, as well as music & songs, arts, crafts, games & local field trips. A $60 non-refundable deposit is required for each week. Roger Carter Rec Ctr / 8:30 AM-5:30 PM / M-F RP1835.801 Jun 18 RP1835.806 Jul 23 RP1835.802 Jun 25 RP1835.807 Jul 30 RP1835.803 Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F ($179) RP1835.808 Aug 6 RP1835.804 Jul 9 RP1835.809 Aug 13 RP1835.805 Jul 16 RP1835.810 Aug 20 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 8:30 AM-5:30 PM / M-F North Laurel Comm Ctr / 8:30 AM-5:30 PM / M-F RP1835.811 Jun 11 RP1835.821 Aug 6 RP1835.812 Jun 18 RP1835.822 Aug 13 RP1835.823 Aug 20

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CULTURE

DANCE

For more information about Culture Camps, call Adam Wienckowski at 410-313-4714.

NEW! Matryoshka Russian Language & Art Camp 5-15 yrs / 1 wk, start dates and prices below Interested in learning Russian? Kids will begin learning to speak, read & write the Russian language, participate in Russian art & drawing activities, swimming, games, music & dance. Enjoy burning off energy in sports & recreational activities outdoors every day. Call to choose only a half day. Before and after care available; call 443-527-4375 to register. Info: www.myRMCC.com. Full-day / 9 AM-4 PM / M-F / Columbia Gym (In Clarksville) / $225 RP1836.801 Jun 25 RP1836.803 Jul 16 RP1836.802 Jul 9 RP1836.804 Jul 23

NEW! Oh la la French!

5-10 yrs / 1 wk starting Aug 6 / $145 This popular class now becomes a summer camp! Learn the French language, along with history, culture, artists & more. “Travel” to Paris, make a Tour Eiffel, “visit” French museums & mimic the famous French artists. Cook crêpes, croque monsieur, croque madame & salade concombre vinaigrette for daily snacks. Learn French songs & put on a puppet show in French. RP1838.801 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr 9 AM-noon M-F

Dance

Online Category: Dance / Camps

For more information about Dance Camps, call Melissa Calleri at 410-313-4721.

Fairy Magic Dance Camp by Kinetics Dance Theatre 4-6 yrs / 1 wk starting Jun 25 / $135 Fairies & fantasy form the theme for a week of stories & crafts, ballet, creative movement, songs & of course, fairytales, old & new! RP1602.802 Kinetics Dance Theatre 9 AM-noon M-F

Princess Dance Camp with Jennifer Aversa & Lynette Voegtli

Ages, course lengths, start dates and prices below Come learn about your favorite princesses, including Sleeping Beauty, Tiana, Jasmine & Tinkerbelle. Each day, focus on a different princess & her story, with dance classes & crafts centered on that princess. Participate in ballet, tap, & creative movement classes as well as craft & snack time. Staff does not change diapers. 3-4 yrs / 1 wk / 9:30 AM-noon / M-F / $149 RP1612.803 Dance Connections, Inc Jul 16 RP1612.804 Dance Connections, Inc Jul 23 5-7 yrs / 1 wk / 1-3:30 PM / M-F / $149 5-7 yrs / 4 days / 9:30 AM-noon / M,Tu,Th,F / $119 RP1612.805 Dance Connections, Inc Jun 25 RP1612.806 Dance Connections, Inc Jul 2

NEW! Sleeping Beauty Ballet Camp by Misako Ballet Studio 3-6 yrs / 4 days starting Jun 18 / $119 Young dancers will be introduced to the world of the Sleeping Beauty Ballet, an enchanting place filled with princesses, dancing cats & plenty of fairies! The camp includes daily ballet classes, crafts & the opportunity to learn several short dances. There will also be story & snack time plus an informal performance on the last day. RP1601.801 Misako Ballet Studio 9:30 AM-noon M-Th

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DANCE For more information about Dance Camps, call Melissa Calleri at 410-313-4721.

NEW! Under the Sea Dance Camp by Misako Ballet Studio 3-6 yrs / 4 days starting Jul 23 / $119 Young dancers will participate in ballet classes, create their own props & learn creative dances about fish, crabs, mermaids/mermen & more! There will also be story & snack time plus an informal performance on the last day. RP1605.801 Misako Ballet Studio 9:30 AM-noon M-Th

Angelina Ballerina Camp with Sandra Duerr 4-5 yrs / 4 days starting Jul 2 / $115 Join Angelina & her friends! Learn to express yourself through creative movement & ballet basics! Enjoy learning positions, partnering & props. Every day, we will sing, dance, color & create a special craft to use as your twirl, hop, prance & glide. RP1604.801 Bonnie Branch MS 1:15-4:15 PM M,Tu,Th,F

NEW! Disney Stories Camp with Jennifer Aversa and Lynette Voegtli

4-7 yrs / 1 wk starting Jul 16 / $149 Come learn about all your favorite & beloved stories, including "The Lion King," "Jungle Book," "101 Dalmatians" & "Toy Story!" Each day will focus on a different story with dance classes & crafts centered on that story. Participate in ballet, tap & creative movement classes as well as craft & snack time. RP1619.801 Dance Connections, Inc. 1-3:30 PM M-F

Fancy Dancy Camp with Sandra Duerr 4-7 yrs / 1 wk starting Jun 25 / $135 Let‟s get fancy while we dance, make crafts, play dress-up, read stories & put on a really fancy show! Themes include butterflies, ballet, fashion, spa & parties. On the last day family & friends are welcome to a final performance. Full-day option available for ages 5-7 that includes a free, supervised lunch; pair with Madeline‟s Art & Dance Academy, on page 6. RP1611.801 Bonnie Branch MS 1:15-4:15 PM M-F

Royal Dance Academy with Sandra Duerr

4-7 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $135 Learn the history of ballet & tap, good warm up exercises & how to properly act like a prince or princess. Ariel, Belle, Cinderella & the rest of the princesses will share their music & stories with us. Everyday features a different theme. Show off what you‟ve learned on the last day, when family & friends are invited to a Royal Recital! Full day option available for ages 5-7, that includes a free supervised lunch: Academy I students pair with "Barbie‟s World of Dance" (below) or "Madeline‟s Art & Dance Academy" (page 6). Academy II students pair with "Dance Around the World" (page 6). Bonnie Branch MS / 8:45-11:45 AM / M-F RP1607.801 Academy I Jul 23 RP1607.802 Academy II Jul 30 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 1:15-4:15 PM / M-F RP1607.803 Academy I Aug 20

Barbie’s World of Dance with Sandra Duerr 5-7 yrs / Course lengths, start dates and prices below Dance your way through Barbie‟s favorite stories like “Rapunzel,” “Princess & the Pauper,” “Fairytopia,” “Mermaidia,” “Magic of the Pegasus,” “12 Dancing Princesses,” “The Three Musketeers” & “Swan Lake!” Bring your Barbie along to dance & learn with you. Full day option available that includes a free, supervised lunch; pair with "Royal Dance Academy II" for ages 4-6 (above). Bonnie Branch MS / 4 days / M,Tu,Th,F / $145 RP1608.801 Jul 2 8:45 AM-12:45 PM Bonnie Branch MS / 1 wk / M-F / $149 RP1608.802 Jul 23 12:45-4:15 PM

For more info on all camps visit www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP

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DANCE

ETIQUETTE

FITNESS

For more information about Dance Camps, call Melissa Calleri at 410-313-4721.

Dance Around the World with Sandra Duerr 5-7 yrs / 1 wk starting Jul 30 / $149 Travel the world on your dancing feet as you learn the rhythms & movements from countries near & far! Learn ballet & tap basics as well as dances from places like Hawaii, Africa, Spain & Ireland. Create festive crafts from the places you visit. Family & friends are invited to enjoy a short performance on the last day! Full day option available that includes a free, supervised lunch; pair with "Royal Dance Academy", on page 5. RP1609.801 Bonnie Branch MS 12:15-4:15 PM M-F

Madeline’s Art & Dance Academy with Sandra Duerr 5-7 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $165 Bonjour! Come to school with Madeline & her friends to sing songs, dance ballet, learn beginning French & practice manners. We will study a different French artist each day while we create our own masterpieces! Explore French culture, customs, make new friends & have lots of fun! Show off your manners with a special tea, art show & a spectacular dance performance on the last day. Full day option available that includes a free, supervised lunch; pair with "Fancy Dancy Camp" (page 5) or "Royal Dance Academy" (page 5). Bonnie Branch MS / 8:45 AM-12:45 PM / M-F RP1610.801 Jun 25 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 8:45 AM-12:45 PM / M-F RP1610.802 Aug 20

Etiquette

Online Category: Enrichment / Camps

For more information about Etiquette Camps, call Adam Wienckowski at 410-313-4714.

Manners Can Be Fun! 4-7 yrs / 1 wk starting Jul 23 / $155 With a hands-on approach designed to boost confidence & self-esteem, you will learn about greetings & introductions, eye contact, speaking clearly, body language, table manners, kindness towards others, helping behaviors & much more! This camp is all about developing important social & communication skills while having a great time! Campers will put together their own manners book during the week. RP1792.801 Clarksville ES 10 AM-noon M-F

Fitness

Online Category: Fitness / Camps

For more information about Fitness Camps, call Adam Wienckowski at 410-313-4714.

Funfit’s Summer Adventure Camp 3-6 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $155 + $10 materials fee Campers exercise their bodies & minds through heart healthy workouts & explore a variety of daily themes in this action-packed camp. Through hands-on experiences, active games & loads of adventure, the fun never ends! Children will feel confident & successful with personal attention from experienced staff. Daily camp themes will be chosen from: Dinosaurs, Space, Pirates, Jungle Safari, Holidays, Construction, Bugs, Superheroes & more! Staff does not change diapers. Meadowbrook Ath Comp / 9:30 AM-noon / M-F RP1856.801 Jun 11 RP1856.804 Jul 30 RP1856.802 Jun 18 RP1856.805 Aug 6 RP1856.803 Jul 2 RP1856.806 Aug 20 North Laurel Comm Ctr / 9:30 AM-noon / M-F RP1856.807 Jul 16

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FITNESS

GENERAL

For more information about Fitness Camps, call Adam Wienckowski at 410-313-4714.

Pump It Up – Jump-N-Art Camp 4-10 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $229 At this one-of-a-kind camp, offered exclusively at Pump It Up-Elkridge, kids spend time exploring their inner artists, laughing, playing games & bouncing on the state of the art inflatables! Jump-N-Art was developed by a fine-arts education center & emphasizes the joy of self-expression through art. Studies have shown that when physical activity is blended with artistic activities, creative capabilities are greatly enhanced. Each day is different, as weekly lesson themes keep children engaged. Before and after care available – call Pump it Up at 410- 579-1122. Pump It Up – Elkridge / 9:30 AM-2:30 PM / M-F RP1855.801 Rainforest Jun 25 RP1855.804 Tropical Fun Aug 6 RP1855.802 Inventions Jul 9 RP1855.805 School of Rock Aug 13 RP1855.803 Dinosaurs Jul 23 RP1855.806 Farmville Aug 20

General

Online Category: Enrichment / Camps

For more information about General Preschool Camps, call Cindy Ochs at 410-313-4681.

Tots Discovery Summertime Fun

2 yrs / 2 wks, start dates below / $165 This program provides enriching, positive experiences that allow children to have fun, explore the world around them & learn how to get along with others. Emphasis is on learning through play & preparing for a preschool experience. Fee includes snack. All participants must be 2 yrs old by 6/22/12. Staff does not change diapers. Rockburn ES / 9:30 AM-noon Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / 9:30 AM-noon RP1720.801 Jun 18 M-Th RP1720.803 Jul 16 M-Th RP1720.802 Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F

My First School Summertime Adventures 2¾-3¾ yrs / 2 wks, start dates below / $165 This program is designed to help children make a successful transition to an independent experience. Children can develop social skills while exploring the alphabet, games, music, movement & art with a different theme each week. Fee includes snack. Staff members do not change diapers. North Laurel Comm Ctr / 9:30 AM-noon Rockburn ES / 9:30 AM-noon RP1721.801 Jun 18 M-Th RP1721.803 Jul 16 M-Th RP1721.802 Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F

Wee Discoveries 3 yrs / 4 days, start dates below / $115 This specialized camp features a different theme each week. Activities include creative arts & crafts, music, games, stories & special events. Enjoy 1 week of camp or fill your summer with discovery by enrolling in all six sessions. Fee includes snacks. Staff does not change diapers. Under the Sea / Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / M-Th RP1724.801 Jun 18 9:15 AM-12:15 PM Space Explorers / Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr / M-Th RP1724.802 Jun 25 9:15 AM-12:15 PM Cars, Planes & Trains / Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr RP1724.803 Jul 2 9:15 AM-12:15 PM M,Tu,Th,F New! Princess Party / St John’s Lane ES / M-Th RP1724.804 Jul 9 9:15 AM-12:15 PM Dinosaurs / St John’s Lane ES / M-Th RP1724.805 Jul 16 9:15 AM-12:15 PM Jammin in the Jungle / St John’s Lane ES / M-Th RP1724.806 Jul 23 9:15 AM-12:15 PM

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GENERAL

MULTI-SPORT

For more information about General Preschool Camps, call Cindy Ochs at 410-313-4681.

Animal Adventures from A to Z 3-4½ yrs / 2 wks, start dates below / $149 Come join the adventure into the world of animals through stories, arts, crafts & music. Develop early literacy skills; letter recognition, letter-sound relationships, listening & reading comprehension & other literacy skills. Fee includes snack. Clemens Crossing ES / 9 AM-noon RP1725.801 Jun 18 M-Th RP1725.803 Jul 16 M-Th RP1725.802 Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F

Action Hero Adventure Kids 3½-5 yrs / 4 days, start dates below / $149 Attention all Superheros! Campers create their own costumes & masks. Invent worlds where your hero saves helpless creatures & entire planets from menacing forces. 9 AM-noon / M-Th RP1726.801 Atholton ES Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F RP1726.804 Worthington ES Jul 23 RP1726.802 Lime Kiln MS Jul 9 RP1726.805 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr Jul 30 RP1726.803 St John’s Lane Jul 16

Story Science Camp 3½-5 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $135 Take a trip to the moon, make moon craters & learn about gravity. Learn about the metamorphosis of a ladybug & make a puppet. Explore through sand & water play & find out which things sink or float in water. Fee includes snack. 9 AM-1 PM RP1723.801 Gary J Arthur Comm Ctr May 29 Tu-F RP1723.802 North Laurel Comm Ctr May 29 Tu-F RP1723.811 Ellicott Mills MS Jun 4 M-Th RP1723.812 Ellicott Mills MS Jul 30 M-Th

Kindergarten Jump Start 4¾-5 yrs / 3 wks, start dates below / $315 This academic program provides a jump start to kindergarten. Designed for children who have completed at least 1 yr in a pre-K program & will enter kindergarten in Fall „12. Activities include writing, reading & math readiness that support school curriculum goals & encourage socialization & independence. Fee includes snack. Participants must be 5 yrs by 9/1/12. Week of 7/4: M,Tu,Th,F. Fulton ES / M-Th St. John’s Lane ES / M-Th RP1727.801 Jun 18 9:15 AM-12:15 PM RP1727.803 Jul 9 9:15 AM -12:15 PM RP1727.802 Jun 18 1:15-4:15 PM RP1727.804 Jul 9 1:15-4:15 PM

Multi-Sport

Online Category: Sports / Camps

For more information about Multi-Sport Camps, call Pam Honaker at 410-313-1694.

Camp Sports -N- More (Formerly known as Camp Minihaha)

3-7 yrs / 2 wks or 9 days, start dates and prices below A typical day will consist of story time, music, nature walks, snack time, arts, crafts, & sport specific activities: basketball, soccer, tee ball & other sports. Staff will not change diapers. 3-4 yrs & 5-7 yrs (Campers will be divided up by age) Pointers Run ES / Half day / 9 AM-1 PM St. John’s Lane ES / 2 wks / Half day / 9 AM-1 PM RP7003.801 Jun 18 M-F $185 RP7003.805 Jun 18 M-F $185 RP7003.810 Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F $166 RP7003.812 Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F $166 RP7003.803 Jul 16 M-F $185 RP7003.807 Jul 16 M-F $185 Pointers Run ES / Full day / 9 AM-4 PM St. John’s Lane ES / 2 wks / Full day / 9 AM-4 PM RP7003.821 Jun 18 M-F $269 RP7003.823 Jun 18 M-F $269 RP7003.825 Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F $250 RP7003.826 Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F $250 RP7003.822 Jul 16 M-F $269 RP7003.824 Jul 16 M-F $269

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MULTI-SPORT

MUSIC

For more information about Multi-Sport Camps, call Pam Honaker at 410-313-1694.

NEW! Little LAXers Camp : Lacrosse 3-5 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $99 Have fun with an exciting introduction to the sport of lacrosse! Learn the basics of scooping, passing, catching, cradling & shooting while having a blast in a team environment. Experienced coaches use age appropriate games & activities to encourage your child‟s active involvement & development of social skills. Bladair Pk / 9:30 AM-noon / M-F RP7510.801 Jul 23 RP7510.802 Aug 13

Music

Online Category: Music & Theater Arts / Camps

For more information about Music Camps, call Adam Wienckowski at 410-313-4714.

Olenka School’s Music Together Camp

6 mo-5 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $69 + $40 materials fee Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music & movement program for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners & the adults who love them. All children can sing in tune, keep a beat & participate with confidence in the music of our culture, provided that their early environment supports such learning. Parent participation is required. OSM - Ellicott City / M-F RP1652.801 Jun 18 10-10:45 AM RP1652.803 Jul 23 10:30-11:15 AM RP1652.802 Jul 9 11:30 AM-12:15 PM RP1652.804 Aug 6 5:30-6:15 PM

NEW! Olenka School’s Finding the Music in Me Camp 3-9 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $279 + $20 materials fee Explore & develop the music within you! Campers will engage in a full range of playfully educational music, dance & art activities designed to bring out the inner musician in everyone. Each week, OSM‟s expert teachers will focus on a different theme using keyboards, percussion instruments, singing, literature, art, dance & coordination activities. Family & friends are invited to a showcase on the last day of camp. Before and after care available through OSM – call 410-309-0770. Half day camp available for $165 – call 410-313-7275 to register. OSM - Columbia / 9 AM-4 PM / M-F RP1653.801 Jun 18 Globe Trotters RP1653.805 Jul 16 Globe Trotters RP1653.802 Jun 25 Time Travel RP1653.806 Jul 23 Time Travel RP1653.803 Jul 2 Animal Adventures M,Tu,Th,F,Sa RP1653.804 Jul 9 Fairy Fables RP1653.807 Jul 30 Animal Adventures RP1653.808 Aug 6 Fairy Fables RP1653.809 Aug 13 Globe Trotters

Piano / Keyboards Olenka School’s Crazy Keyboards Camp

3-5 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $99 + $38 materials fee Learn basic music skills using piano keyboards. Expert Olenka School of Music (OSM) teachers will use Solfege (do, re, mi) singing, ear training, rhythm exercises, Dalcroze movement, dancing & percussion instruments to teach the fundamentals of music language. 3-5 yrs / OSM / M-F RP1656.801 Columbia Jun 18 4:30-5:20 PM RP1656.802 Ellicott City Jun 25 4:30-5:20 PM RP1656.803 Ellicott City Jul 9 9:30-10:20 AM RP1656.804 Ellicott City Jul 23 9:30-10:20 AM RP1656.805 Ellicott City Aug 6 4:30-5:20 PM

For more info on all camps visit www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP

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THEATER ARTS Theater Arts

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Online Category: Music & Theater Arts / Camps

For more information about Theater Arts Camps, call Karen Bradley Ehler at 410-313-4635.

Drama Learning Center Broadway Babies Drama: Magic Carpet Ride with Drama Learning Center 3-5 yrs / 1 wk starting Jul 30 / $120 Let your imagination take you up into the sky on our magic carpet ride & discover a whole new world! Campers will have fun learning to sing, dance & act on our stage. Class culminates in a short showcase performance on the last day at noon. Drama Learning Center RP1851.801 9:45-11:45 AM M-F

Schoolhouse Theater Drama with Schoolhouse Theater Arts: Stage Express 3½-6 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $175 + $10 materials Fee Love to be in the spotlight? Learn how to sing, dance & speak on stage in this full day camp. Campers will perform an original play for parents & friends on Friday. All camps are directed by certified teachers & have 1:6 staff-camper ratio. Staff does not change diapers/pull ups. Patuxent Valley MS / 9 AM-3 PM / M-F RP1846.801 Jul 9 RP1846.802 Jul 16

Drama with Schoolhouse Theater Arts: Primary Camp 4-8 yrs / 3 wks, start dates below / $480+$25 materials fee Spend the summer learning drama skills, painting scenery, creating crafts & performing in a musical. All camps are directed by certified teachers & include enthusiastic counselors (many who have been campers)! Cold auditions are held on the first day of camp; preparation is NOT necessary. Performances are held on last two days; schedules are provided on first day. Shows may change, subject to performance rights & availability. Patuxent Valley MS / Little Mermaid RP1847.801 Jun 18 9 AM-3 PM M-F

Science & Technology

Online Category: Enrichment / Camps

For more information about Science & Technology Camps, call Cindy Ochs at 410-313-4681.

Junior Scientist Camp I

3½-5 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $149 Explore the worlds of space & ocean! Have you ever wondered how craters are made? Or where sand in the ocean comes from? Want to take a trip to the moon? Learn about the stars, the moon, the planets & the sun & discover mysterious creatures that live in the ocean. Make your own moon rock; explore the planets; learn about our solar system‟s very own star, the sun; make an ocean in a bottle & go on a shell hunt. Fee includes snack. 9 AM-1 PM RP1750.801 St John’s Lane ES Jun 18 M-Th RP1750.802 Dayton Oaks ES Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F RP1750.803 Elkridge ES Jul 16 M-Th

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY For more information about Science & Technology Camps, call Cindy Ochs at 410-313-4681.

Junior Scientist Camp II 3½-5 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $149 Explore the worlds of dinosaurs & bugs! Learn how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly, go on a dinosaur egg hunt & a bug hunt, create a fossil, become a paleontologist, put together dinosaur bones & learn about different types of prehistoric creatures. Make dirt cups & learn how to classify arachnids & spiders. Fee includes snack. 9 AM-1 PM / M-Th RP1751.801 St John’s Lane ES Jun 25 RP1751.802 Dayton Oaks ES Jul 9 RP1751.803 Elkridge ES Jul 23

Junior Discoveries 4-6 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $145 Uncover the possibilities! Sign up for 1 week or fill your summer with discovery by enrolling in all 6 sessions. Explore animals & learn about their homes, be a junior astronaut & investigate the galaxy, create hands-on messy discoveries & use your senses to explore, travel back in time to the land of dinosaurs or discover the mysteries of the ocean. Activities include games, science & nature projects, creative arts, learning centers, music & outdoor play. Fee includes snack. Rainforest Romp / 9 AM-1 PM / M-Th RP1752.801 Clemens Crossing ES Jun 18 RP1752.812 Dayton Oaks ES Jul 23 Space, the Final Frontier / 9 AM-1 PM / M-Th RP1752.802 Clemens Crossing ES Jun 25 RP1752.811 Dayton Oaks ES Jul 16 Shipwrecks & Treasure Hunts / 9 AM-1 PM / M-Th RP1752.803 Clemens Crossing ES Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F RP1752.810 Dayton Oaks ES Jul 9 Surfin’ Safari / 9 AM-1 PM / M-Th RP1752.804 Clemens Crossing ES Jul 9 RP1752.809 Dayton Oaks ES Jul 2 M,Tu,Th,F Dinosaur Roar / 9 AM-1 PM / M-Th RP1752.805 Clemens Crossing ES Jul 16 RP1752.808 Dayton Oaks ES Jun 25 Gadgets & Goop / 9 AM-1 PM / M-Th RP1752.806 Clemens Crossing ES Jul 23 RP1752.807 Dayton Oaks ES Jun 18

*NOTE* All locations are subject to change based on availability. For more info on all camps visit www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP

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How to Search for Camps by Week Online 1. Go to http://activenet.active.com/howardcounty/ 2. Choose the “Activities” link.

3. Choose the “Advanced Search” button.

4. 5. 6. 7.

Go to the “What” dialog box. Select “Camps” on the “Age Group/Camp” drop-down menu. Go to the “When” dialog box. Select the “Date Picker” icon that is to the right of the “Starting Date After” field. Choose a date based on the week you are looking to find a camp.

In the example, we are searching for camps held only during the week of July 9-13, so July 8 is chosen for the “Starting Date After” field & July 15 will be chosen for “Starting Date Before” field.

NOTE: If desired, you can further refine your search by entering your choice of location & participant’s age in the “Where” & “Who” dialog boxes.

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For more info on all camps visit www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP


Done in conjunction with the spring fishing tournament

Centennial Park, May 5, 2012 10 AM-2 PM Camp Information Face Painting Prizes & Chance to win Games Family Activities Recreation & Parks Meet Staff Entertainment Gift Certificates For more info on all camps visit www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP

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Registration Form - Please Print ______________________________________ ___________________ ________ Participant Name Date of Birth Age/Grade

□ Male □ Female

________________________________________________ __________________ _______________________ Name of Payer or Parent/Guardian Name Date of Birth Phone 1 Phone 2 ________________________________________________ __________________ __________ ____________ Street Address City State Zip

Please add my name to the mailing list.

________________________________________________ E-mail Address

$5 fee enclosed

________________________________________________ __________________ _______________________ Emergency Contact Name Phone 1 Phone 2 RP  .  Program Number Section

________________________________________________ _____________ Program Title Fee Enclosed

______________________________________ ___________________ ___________________ _____________ Location Day(s) of Week Time Start Date Registrant for # has the following health problem or disability; please check all that apply:

□ Deaf/Hard of Hearing □ Vision Impairment □ Seizures □ Uses Mobility Aids (i.e. wheelchair, braces, etc.) □ Developmental Disability (i.e. autism, intellectual, etc.) □ Other (i.e. behavioral or emotional disorder, etc.)

□ Allergies Registrant for # special accommodations: □ Inclusion Companion □ Deaf Interpretive Services □ Other

Check all and sign:

□ I agree to abide by all rules and regulations of the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks. On behalf of myself and/or my child: I agree to hold Howard County, its employees, officials and agents harmless from any and all claims for damages unless due to the sole negligence of the County, its employees or agents.

□ I hereby consent to my child’s (children’s) participation in this (these) programs.

□ My child’s immunizations are current.

needs the following Signature

Make checks payable to Director of Finance; Howard County. Mail to:

Payment: □ Check □ Cash □ VISA □ MasterCard □ Discover □ American Express exp date: _____ / _____

Date

Registration Howard County Recreation & Parks 7120 Oakland Mills Road Columbia, MD 21046-1677

Credit Card #: ______/______/______/______/_____ Signature: Print Name:

I would like to contribute $_________ to the HCRP Scholarship Fund.

Date:

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For more info on all camps visit www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP


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7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21046

2012 Howard County Preschool Summer Camps

PRSRT STD. U.S. POSTAGE PAID

ELLICOTT CITY, MD PERMIT NO. 112

Preschool 2012  

Preschool 2012

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