K-5th grade

LIFE Elite Basketball Tryouts

Basketball Tryouts for local and travel competition will be held for grades 5-8. 


5TH Grade Boys - 7-8

5TH Grade Girls - 8-9

Cradlerock Elementary School

6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045


6TH Grade Boys 7-8

7TH Grade Boys 8-9

Longfellow Elementary School

5470 Hesperus Dr. Columbia, MD 21044




7TH Grade Boys 7-8

8TH Grade Boys 8-9

Longfellow Elementary School

Good News Club

This is a Bible-based, after-school club for 1st through 5th grade.  There will be Bible stories, games, and singing.  It is free.  

The club is affiliated with Child Evangelism Fellowship.  It is a non-denominational Bible-centered organization active in 50 states and 150 foreign countries.  

This club builds a child's self-esteem, self-worth, and reinforces positive family values.  The children will learn about a God that created them and loves them.

Peer-to-Peer (Mentoring&Tutoring Program)


The P2P Program is a peer mentoring and academic tutoring program. Highly qualified senior students(Helpers) serve as mentors to younger students (Buddies). A Helper student provides academic resource to their buddy partner. The P2P program marks its 16th anniversary this year, providing many benefits for social development and academic success. Helpers who fulfill the required service hours are eligible for the Presidential Volunteer Service Award PVSA).

Who? Buddy: 1st - 9th/ Helper: 9th - 12th (GPA above 3.7)

Registration? 01/09/23(Mon) - 01/22/23(Sun)

Upcoming DoodleHATCH January Classes and Workshops

DoodleHATCH is offering really fun creative arts and crafts workshops to keep your children warm and engaged when its COLD outside. 

Art Tee Workshops ($25/person)  -- Saturday, January 14 -11 AM - 1PM  and Sunday, January 22, 2 - 4 PM--includes T-shirt 

Mask Making Workshop ($20/person) -- Sunday, January 15 - 2 - 4 PM  

Doodle Dolls Workshop ($20/person) -- Saturday, January 21 - 11 AM - 1 PM

Shrinky Dinks Workshop ($20/person) -- Saturday, January 28 - 11 AM - 1 PM

Center for Creative and Learning, Inc

The Center for Creative Life and Learning, Inc is a 501(c) 3 tax non-profit organization providing the following community services to youth and families.

1. Mentoring, Leadership and Enrichment Programs for three distinct age groups; 8-12. 11-13, and 14-17. Also offers a Leadership Development Academy and Youth Advocates Program for students 13-17. Meets Saturdays

2.Reading Proficiency program, "You Can Read" for English and Spanish speaking students 8-12 years of age. 

Improve your skills with Dance!

Gardens Sports Academy is proud to present Dancing Joy.

Dance is a movement-language that is felt and understood by all people. It enables excellent emotional connection and self-confidence.

This is a great introductory class for your 6-10 year old. Ballet classes focus on the basics, technique, musicality, strength, and flexibility. Classes are unique in that Dance expression will also be explored, helping children learn to express their ideas and emotions through dance.