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Enrichment & Extracurricular Activities Guide

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Boy Scouts of America
National Capital Area Council
Now for boys and girls, ages 5-20! From the dock to the launchpad to the campground, Cub Scouts will help your family catch more moments that matter. Be part of the fun! , 301-530-9360.

The Castle Laser Tag
Call today to schedule your event. Birthday parties. Team or group outings. Corporate events. Team building. Arcade and ropes. Two Great Locations: 14201 Woodcliff Ct., Bowie, MD, 301-352-8413. 9100 Gaither Rd., Gaithersburg, MD, 240-224-7766.

Ages 3 and up. CityDance provides high-quality dance education, taught by a world-class faculty. Classes include Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, world dance forms and more! CityDance POP!, Tenleytown, 202-545-7207, & CityDance School & Conservatory, Rockville & Bethesda, MD, 301-581-5204, ,

Dinosaur Fund
PreK-College. People of all ages are fascinated by dinosaurs. Our programs include shows, field trips and hands-on activities. Learn about dinosaurs of the National Capital Region. ,, 202-547-3326.

Eric Energy
Science shows, hands-on workshops and multiple week after-school programs. A different science topic each session. Topics include electricity, lasers, sound, slime and more. Now hiring instructors/entertainers. See website for more information. , 410-336-8295.

Mad Science
PreK-Grade 6. Cool science after school. Build rockets, use lasers, learn crazy chemistry and more. 301-593-4777; 703-536-9897. ,

STEM Afterschool Academy
After-school enrichment programs. STEM Camp. In-school field trips. Birthday parties. ,, 202-460-4250.

Under the Sea
We bring live marine animals, such as crabs, sea stars and sharks. Traveling to schools, libraries, parties, festivals, camps and scouting events. Promoting awareness of the aquatic environment through education. , 703-464-4763.

Washington Conservatory of Music
Nationally accredited music school. Lessons, classes, camps and concerts. Piano, guitar, voice, strings, winds, brass, percussion and theory/composition. Early childhood music, Suzuki String Academy, Irish music. Bethesda, MD & Glen Echo Park. ,, 301-320-2770.


The Kennedy Center
Enter a world where word play, theater, music, dance and more lead to unforgettable adventures. Shows for all ages and interests. , 2700 F St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-467-4600.

Knock On Wood Tap Studio
KOW specializes in rhythm tap and is one of only a few facilities of its type in the country. Classes for for ages 2-82! Come make music with your feet with us! , 6925 Willow St., NW, Takoma Park, DC, 202-722-1625.

National Go Center
Ages 6-12. A welcoming and fun place to learn and play the ancient Asian game of Go. For developing minds, Go enhances logical thinking and spatial reasoning. ,


The Agility Center
Our Agility classes combine gymnastics mechanics with basic movement skills, including climbing, jumping, swinging and running to increase strength, endurance, coordination and athleticism. Open gyms, school holiday, summer camps and birthday parties. , 4990 Boiling Brook Pkwy., Rockville, MD, 301-770-2710.

Bolt Parkour & Freerunning Academy
Montgomery County's 1st Parkour Gym! Offering classes for all ages and ability levels with a variety of surfaces to progress at a safe, comfortable pace. , 4950 Boiling Brook Pkwy., Rockville, MD, 301-770-2727.

British Swim School DMV
British Swim School provides Water Survival and Learn-to-Swim programs for ages 3 months to adult. Specially trained instructors. Year-round, indoor, heated pools. , 833-486-3250.

Camp Olympia
Horseback riding lessons year-round for all ages and abilities. Group riding, private and semi-private lessons. Certified instructors. , 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.

Children's Manor Montessori Schools
Montessori education for ages 6 weeks to 6 years. Tours available daily. Locations in Rockville, Germantown and more. Our curriculum cultivates curiosity, creativity and critical thinking. , 14426 Traville Gardens Ci, Rockville, MD, 240-328-1012.

Clark's Elioak Farm
Available daily: petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, Enchanted Forest attractions, playground, play area, picnic area, country store and kids' jump course. Birthday parties and tours also available. , 10500 Route 198, Ellicott City, MD, 410-730-4049.

Glorystar Children's Chorus
Grades K-12. Offering an acclaimed choral education program for over 23 years, we welcome all children who love to sing. Please email or visit our website for audition appointment. ,, 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Ste. 300, Rockville, 240-277-7629.

Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance
Irish Dance Instruction for children and adults. Culkin Tots for ages 3-5; Children's classes for ages 5 and up; Adult program held at Glen Echo Park. Classes begin in September. Kensington, Silver Spring, Rockville, Bethesda and Glen Echo. ,

DC Fencers Club
Ages 7-16. Learn the Olympic sport of fencing with a beginner class at DC Fencers Club. Equipment and uniforms provided. Register online. ,, 9330 Fraser Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 301-562-1990.

Drama Kids International
East Montgomery County
Drama Kids offers exciting programs for ages 4-18. Kids have fun while developing important confidence building skills that will help them personally and academically. , 410-531-9490.

Dynamite Gymnastics Center
We provide a fun, immersive and progressive approach to fitness. We offer a variety of curriculum for all ages! Join us for classes, open gyms, school's out, summer camps, birthday parties! , 4956 Brolling Brook Pkwy., Rockville, MD, 301-770-2700.

Dynamite Tumbling and Cheer
Home of the Dynamite Allstars
Our tumbling and stunting classes use our background in gymnastics and rev up technique for our Cheer program. , 16814 Oakmont Ave., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-977-7007.

Glen Echo Park Aquarium
A Chesapeake Bay Discovery Center
Come discover everything under the sea! Perfect for families, school groups, scouts and birthdays. Special summer hours! , Glen Echo, MD, 301-955-6256.

International School of Music
Music lessons for students of all ages (6 months-adult) in all instruments and voice. Optional recitals and diploma program offered. Two locations: 10450 Auto Park Ave., Bethesda, 301-365-5888 & 5110 Ridgefield Rd., Bethesda, 301-657-0763. ,

Kids Play Gallery
Kids Play Gallery is an imaginative play space that your toddlers will love. A fun, friendly and safe environment with custom play homes for creative exploration. , 240-261-4320.

Musical Expressions
All ages. Private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, violin, viola, flute, bassoon and more. Studio on Old Georgetown Rd. near the Beltway. In-home lessons available. , Bethesda, MD, 301-530-7757.

Silver Stars Gymnastics
18 months & up. Gymnastics instruction for kids. Specially designed preschool equipment. Birthday parties. Boys-only classes available. Competitive teams. Summer camps. Two locations: 2701 Pittman Dr., Silver Spring, 301-589-0938 & 14201 Woodcliff Ct., Bowie, 301-352-5777. ,

Washington Revels
PreK-Grade 12. Learn, grow, play & perform with Revels this Fall! In September: "Christmas Revels" auditions for children and teens and After-School Workshops for PreK-Grade 6. ,, 531 Dale Dr., Silver Spring, MD, 301-587-3835.


Acting for Young People
Celebrating 20 years of fun, challenging classes for ages 5-adult. After-school programs, weekend classes, summer acting camps, school tour productions and more! ,, 5506 Talon Ct., Fairfax, VA, 703-554-4931.

Ashburn Ice House
The Ashburn Ice House offers a challenging and fun way to learn ice skating. Our program offers group skating lessons for ages 3-adult. , 21595 Smith Switch Rd., Ashburn, VA, 703-858-0300.

Best Academy
Academic Enrichment Programs since 1994. Saturday Enrichment Academy in Grammar and GT Math. IVY SAT Program. After-School Enrichment. TJ Prep. National writing and math competitions.
www.MyBest , 9001 Braddock Rd., Springfield, VA, 703-978-0008.

Cardinal Fencing
Recreational Path suitable for ages 8+ and any skill level; perfect for beginners. Summer Camps are a way to introduce one of the original Olympic sports. Competitive Path offering individually tailored training programs. , Sterling, VA, 240-424-0749.

The Center for Ballet Arts, Inc
Ages 3-adult. Celebrating our 27th year! Classes in ballet-pointe, modern, jazz, tap, Pilates and Body Barre Conditioning. Kinderballet beginning age 3. Performing company and intensive program for teens. ,, 3955 Pender Dr., Ste. 105, Fairfax, VA, 703-273-5344.

Fairfax Collegiate
Rising Grades 3-9. Have fun and learn! Fairfax Collegiate offers more than 120 courses at 13 summer locations. ,

Harmonia School of Music & Art
Ages 3 1/2-Adult. Offers outstanding Music Lessons and Theater Programs taught by a highly qualified and nurturing faculty. All instruments, voice, musical theater, acting programs and full-scale productions. ,, 204F Mill St., NE, Vienna, VA, 703-938-7301.

Suzuki Music Studio of Reston
Ages 3-adult. Dr. Barrett gives group and individual instruction in violin, viola, cello and piano using both traditional and Suzuki educational strategies. The Studios present four performances yearly. ,, Reston, VA, 703-295-0659.


MSI Soccer
MSI is a nonprofit youth soccer organization that promotes youth soccer in Montgomery County. , 301-762-4MSI.

National Capital Soccer League (NCSL) ,

Upper Montgomery Athletic Club (UMAC)
UMAC has been providing age-appropriate t-ball, machine pitch and kid pitch baseball for more than 40 years. ,

Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS)
Lasting friendships through soccer. ,

Washington Parent's Back-To-School STEAM Fair
STEAM Fair: Sunday, August 11, 2019; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Shop Maryland's Tax-Free Week at Clarksburg Premium Outlets and find Onsite STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Math) Programs to enhance your child's school year! Family Fun includes: Giveaways & prizes, entertainment stage, science demonstrations, face paining, balloon twisting and more! Clarksburg Premium Outlets, 22705 Clarksburg Rd., Boyds, MD. , 301-320-2321.