FREE AND/OR INEXPENSIVE SUMMER ACTIVITIES:
Prince George’s County Library Programs – County libraries are busy all summer long! Go to www.pgcmls.info/, click on “Events & Programs” on the left of the home page or call the library branch closest to your child’s neighborhood; click on the TeenCenter and KidsCenter tabs at the top of the page to find more resources.
Prince George’s Parks and Recreation Programs
All participants must have an M-NCPPC ID Card; IDs are issued at M-NCPPC community centers. Children (ages 6-17) must be accompanied by an adult (over 18—parent/guardian preferred but not necessary) and bring proof of Prince George’s County residency (for example, a report card). Children in foster care can be registered by their foster parents and fees for the ID card are waived.
6611 Kenilworth Avenue
Riverdale, MD 20737
Summer Playgrounds and X-Treme Teens Safe Summer Program
Summer Playgrounds is a drop-in program for ages 6 -12. Registration required – $25 fee for entire 6-week session (6/28-8/6, M-F, 9-3).
Xtreme Teen Centers (ages 13-17) drop in program – registration required — $25 fee for entire 6-week session (6/28-8/6, M-F, hours vary)
Other free and inexpensive opportunities listed on the website through M-NCPPC (ages 12-24)
Things To Do / Calendar of Events
Free concerts, theatrical performances, art exhibits, outdoor activities, and much, much more happen year ‘round in Prince George’s County. There’s something for every age and every interest.
Prince George’s County Arts Council
The Arts Council sponsors free concerts, art exhibits and family-friendly festivals.
Part of Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation, the Extreme Teens program offers a variety of educational and recreational activities for youth.
6600 Kenilworth Avenue
Riverdale, MD 20737
Boy Scouts of America – Notional Capitol Area Council
9190 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
District Heights Family & Youth Service Center
Recreation Center is open daily for youths from 3:30pm to 6:00pm
2000 Marbury Drive
District Heights, MD 20747
Special Olympic – Maryland
Provides training and competitions for people with intellectual disabilities.
513 Progress Drive, Suite P
Linthicum, MD 21090
The Blue Ribbon Project is a organization committed to proving a support network for youth in foster care. The Blue Ribbon Project Foster Friends helps provide activities for children in foster care. This program provides financial assistance for extra-curricular activities such as sports, music, dance, camps, karate, or tutoring.
Janelle – Prince George’s Ambassador