Department of Parks & Recreation offers half and full-day programs.
- Ben Gross
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Aside from summer break, winter break may be the most highly anticipated event for kids during the school year, but for many parents, it is also one of the most stressful. Finding care for children can be challenging, even for those with family in the area. In Prince George’s County, the Department of Parks & Recreation is offering a number of different programs. Cheerleading Camp From 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Dec. 26-28, kids aged 5-17 can learn cheer routines and moves at the Glenarden Community Center. Cost: $75 for Prince George’s County residents; $90 for non-residents. Step Dancing Camp Children aged 5-17 will enjoy this full day (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) camp where they will learn step moves and skills from Dec. 26-28 at the Glenarden …
My son's Greenbelt camp counselor is quite a clown – literally.
For the third year in a row, our oldest son spent a two-week session at camp, but the activities didn't exactly resemble what I remember from my summer camp days of years gone by – no arts and crafts table, no friendship bracelets and no hikes in the woods. That's because they were too busy learning to be clowns. Instead of a wooded outdoor area, Circus Campers, who signed up through the Greenbelt Recreation Department, reported each day to the Community Center gymnasium. As they entered the doors, they were greeted by an assortment of tools of the trade, arranged in stations around the gym. If you stop by one of the subsequent camps this summer, don't be concerned about the walkers placed near the unicycles. They're simply the ingenious …