Middle school

FREE Summer Life Skills Classes

Back by popular demand! Registration is open for HC DrugFree's FREE summer online Life Skills classes for Howard County students in grades 6-9 (if your student is slightly younger or older, each request will be considered). Evidence-based curriculum. Students can say "NO" and learn to resist high-risk behaviors while keeping their friends. Younger students learn from amazing Ho Co college students. Kids listen to older kids, so here's an opportunity for your kids to hear what YOU have been trying to get them to hear.

Virtual Global Learning Experience: Learn Spanish

This is an opportunity for students to learn Spanish and Central American culture. All lessons and activities will be online.  Students are paired with an individual instructor in Guatemala who will begin with the appropriate proficiency level of Spanish. The 10 hours of lessons can be scheduled for times that are best for you. Five, one-hour cultural activity sessions are scheduled throughout the two-week period. Sessions will be recorded and available should a session be missed.

Free Covid Vaccine Clinic!

Calling all 12-21 year olds! Have gotten the COVID-19 Vaccine? Get your FREE Phizer Vaccine THIS SATURDAY from 12 noon- 4:00pm at St John Baptist Church located at 9055 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045 and be entered to win a PS 5 gaming system! That’s EVERY SATURDAY from 12 noon- 4:00pm at St John Baptist Church located at 9055 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045!

Girls on the Run Volunteer Coach!

Connection and teamwork build confident and resilient girls. You can make a difference this fall! As a volunteer coach for Girls on the Run, you will build confidence and inner strength in young girls who need you. 96% of coaches said they felt they formed positive relationships with the girls on their team. The inclusive, intentional and interactive team environment fostered by Girls on the Run creates the perfect place to empower the next generation of strong, empathic women. Our 3rd through 8th grade fall programming starts September 19. Join our mission today!

CCTA Summer Intensive

This summer, join your fellow performing artists and the professional CCTA artistic staff in person and virtually as we tackle Broadway scenes and songs, work with you to perfect your audition skills/materials and participate in numerous dance workshops all led by the area’s finest theatre professionals. 

As an added bonus, our virtual element will be taught by different Broadway performers and Tony Nominees as they cover various aspects of theatre including song interpretation, dance, character development, life in the theatre and more! 

STEPS Tutoring and College Advising

STEPS offers personalized, one-on-one tutoring for kindergarten to 8th grade in English, Writing, Math, and Science. We foster long-term relationships between students and their tutors, where our tutors double as mentors. Whether it is catching up or getting head, we will create a tailored curriculum plan that caters to your student's specific needs and learning style. All profits are donated towards improving education in underserved areas!