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Finding After School and Enrichment Activities for Fall 2020

After school activities are important to kids and parents alike. This fall, with virtual learning in place, parents are scrambling to find places to take the kids for a bit of activity outside the house.

We asked local businesses offering after-school activities, camps and enrichment opportunities what their plans are for the Fall 2020 semester, whether virtual, in-person or both. Find more local places for enrichment activities at our Enrichment Directory.

Annapolis Dance Academy
Arnold
annapolisdanceacademy.com

annapolisdanceacademy@verizon.net
Offering in-person after-school activities: Yes
Times: All-day opportunities
Virtual activities: Yes
Age/Grade range: Pre-K through senior adult
Ballroom/Tap/Jazz/Hip Hop/Fitness

Artworks Studio
Annapolis, Arnold & Deale Maryland
artworksstudio.info
artworks_studio@verizon.net

Offering in-person after-school activities: Yes
Times: All-day opportunities
Offering Virtual activities: Yes
Age/Grade range: ages 3 and up. Parent child classes for ages 2-6
Whether you are home schooling or looking to supplement your E-learning experience, we will come to you! New virtual art classes starting in September.
Our Artworks TO Gogh virtual lessons are a great way for your little Picasso to be creative & learn new skills from home. We explore different mediums, learn new techniques & create in the style of many different famous artists. Classes offered for ages 3 and up. Purchase an art kit or buy your own supplies. We will provide a list.
Weekly pre recorded videos provided by our instructors and you can watch/create at a time that works for you!

Building Better People Productions
Annapolis
bbpproductions.com
lynne@bbpproductions.com
Offering in-person after-school activities:Yes
Virtual activities: Yes
Age/Grade range: 4–17 year olds
We will offer virtual drama classes this fall:
Friday mornings/afternoon for homeschool families
Wednesday afternoons for elementary school students
Thursday afternoons for middle/high school students

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis
Annapolis
ChildrensTheatreofAnnapolis.org
ctainformation@gmail.com
Offering in-person after-school activities: No
Offering Virtual activities: Yes
Age/Grade range: Ages 3–18
These programs give each participant the opportunity to learn the basics of theatre, expand their imagination, develop voice, dance & performance techniques, & much more. All training, workshops are aimed to specific age & skill groups. Classes are held in an online group setting. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying families.

Code Ninjas
Edgewater
codeninjas.com/md-edgewater
Shefali.Patel@codeninjas.com
Offering in-person after-school activities: Yes
Times: All-day opportunities
Offering Virtual activities: Maybe
Age/Grade range: Ages four (4) and onward
Virtual School is starting for many in the upcoming months, and it seems that most parents have more questions than answers. Code Ninjas Edgewater wants to be a resource for parents who want a middle ground between fully jumping back into school and battling the challenges of virtual learning from home.

Design In Motion Dance
Gambrills
designinmotiondance.com
jeanne@designinmotiondance.com
Offering in-person after-school activities:Yes
Times: Normal after school times, 3 p.m. or after
Offering Virtual activities: Maybe
Age/Grade range: Ages 3–18
Design In Motion Dance will following mask wearing, hand sanitizing and strict studio cleaning in between all classes. For more information about out programs or COVID19 protocols, please call 410-923-9925.

Emilia’s Acrobatics & Gymnastics
Laurel
eagcgym.com
info@eagcgym.com
Offering in-person after-school activities:Yes
Times: All-day opportunities
Offering Virtual activities: Maybe
Age/Grade range: Ages 5 years old and up
Before/after care provided; supplemental physical activity, PE-style, and art/science lesson plans will be offered throughout the day.

Idea Lab Kids Howard County
Columbia
hoco.idealabkids.com
hoco@idealabkids.com
Offering in-person after-school activities: Yes
Times: All-day opportunities
Offering Virtual activities: Maybe
Age/Grade range: k-8
We’re offering virtual school support 3 or 5 days a week, in addition to traditional afterschool and camp. IDEA Lab is open when school is closed. We are here to help with virtual learning or hybrid learning days when your child’s cohort is home. We will ensure your child completes the assignments and class work which we are informed about. Our daily schedule is 9-12pm school work, 12pm-1pm lunch, 1pm-3pm STEAM Learning component (if classwork is complete). We will adjust schedules based on your child’s class schedule when we are informed accordingly. A participation agreement is required, and will be emailed prior to the start of services. This is a semester long commitment. Services will be charged at the beginning of each month. If you cancel your subscription, you are still responsible for the remaining balance. We understand that public health guidance changes daily, and will work with families to ensure credits remaining on your Idea Lab account, and valid – if the program is canceled as a result of public health directives.

L’Ecole de Danse
Annapolis
www.lecolededanse.org
missbarbara@lecolededanse.org
Offering in-person after-school activities:Yes
Times: All-day opportunities
Offering Virtual activities: Yes
Age/Grade range: 3 years old through adult
Ballet, Creative Movement, and Lyrical are offered both in person and online after 3:45 PM weekdays and on Saturday mornings. An enrichment program with a ballet class, visual art, and creative writing is offered both in person and online for ages 6–9 on Wednesday mornings from 9–11:30.

Peabody Preparatory of The Johns Hopkins University
Annapolis, Baltimore, Howard County, Towson, Online
https://peabody.jhu.edu/preparatory
peabodyprep@jhu.edu
Offering in-person after-school activities:No
Times: Normal after school times, 3 p.m. or after
Offering Virtual activities: Yes
Age/Grade range: All ages (babies to adults)
The Peabody Preparatory offers private instruction and group classes in music and dance. Remote courses are available for students of all ages and skill levels including early childhood classes, instrumental lessons, dance training, voice instruction, ensembles, and a new AP Music Theory course for high schoolers. Options for adult learners are also available. Registration for fall 2020 is now open.

Pongos Learning Lab
Crofton
pongoslearninglab.com
info@pongoslearninglab.com
Offering in-person after-school activities:Yes
Times: All-day opportunities
Offering Virtual activities: Yes
Age/Grade range: K-8

The Sensory Station
Columbia
TheSensoryStation.com;
ContactUs@TheSensoryStation.com
Offering in-person after-school activities:Yes
Times will activities take place: Normal after school times, 3 p.m. or after
Offering Virtual activities: Yes
Age/Grade range: Pre K through 6th grade
We offer private Learning Pods year round and Camp Pods in the summer.

Wabanna Camp & Retreat Center
Edgewater
campwabanna.org
info@campwabanna.org
Offering in-person after-school activities: Yes
Times: early afternoon sessions
Offering Virtual activities: No
Age/Grade range: 5-14
Wabanna Adventure Club: Taking your child offline & plugging them in to Adventure and Truth! Runs 12:30-5:30 PM every weekday. $200 per week.

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