K-5th grade

Student Exchange Program

Student exchange is a profound and positive experience - not just for the exchange student, but also for the American families, schools, and communities where each student is placed. What better way to get excited about the upcoming school year, than by signing up to host an International High School Exchange Student!?

Temple University Summer Reading and Writing Programs

Help your child become a confident, enthusiastic reader! Strengthen your child's reading skills, boost their confidence and motivation, and inspire your child to read for enjoyment. 

Our programs teach key reading skills for every grade, from phonics and sight words for younger children, to textbook strategies and writing skills for older kids, and everything in between. 

Howard County Food Bank

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) provides access to nutritious food through the operation of its Howard County Food Bank and the support  food pantries throughout Howard County, as well as by assisting clients with their SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) applications. In addition, CAC operates a Community Garden, which provides locally grown, organic produce to clients of the Howard County Food Bank.


Housing, Energy and Weatherization Assistance

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) offers financial support to families that are struggling with electric and fuel costs through our energy assistance program. CAC’s weatherization assistance program permanently reduces energy bills by making the home more energy efficient. CAC’s housing assistance program provides one-time financial support to prevent eviction or assist with rent.

Summer Camp

The Summer at Sandy Spring is located on 400+ beautiful acres. We offer up to 8 weeks of various workshops such as sports, dance, various arts, STEM, archery, rock climbing, and ropes courses at the Adventure Park at Sandy Spring!

AST Tutoring

AST is offering FREE virtual, ongoing one-on-one homework help for all middle school students in a similar model to the high school honor society tutoring programs. Students may receive free assistance with homework assignments in the 4 core subjects: Math, English, Science, or Social Studies. These help sessions occur at designated times during the week. For students that need a unique perspective, experienced help, or enrichment, Homework Help is an amazing and accessible tool to supplement day to day in-school learning.