High school

Y-Knots-TOPTE Leadership Academy

This FREE eight-week TOPTE Leadership Academy includes interactive workshops on topics such as branding, association, studying, investing, character and success.  In essence we are going back to B.A.S.I.C.S. The program is one day a week on Thursday's, Sept. 24-Nov. 18, 2012, 6:30-8:30p.m.

The TOPTE Leadership Academy will:

·    Identify your personal leadership style.

·    Recognize your weaknesses and strengths.

·    Work on assertiveness and self-confidence.

·    Enhance public speaking abilities.

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!

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!?

Mountain Lions Cycling Club

The Mountain Lions Cycling Club (MLCC) is the Howard County youth mountain bike team participating in the Maryland Interscholastic Cycling League. MLCC provides a fun, safe and high-quality competitive mountain biking program for students in Grades 6-12. Boys and girls enjoy a positive outdoor experience founded on core principles of inclusivity, equity, respect, and community. All skill and fitness levels welcome, no experience necessary! The 2021 season begins in April, and continues through a four-race season ending in Fall 2021.

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. 

Inter(esting) Sex: Beyond the Binary

Debates on non-binary gender identities covering topics ranging from bathroom bills and educational curriculum to Sam Smith and Caitlyn Jenner have been grounded in assumptions of a binary biological classification of sex, with the supposition that gender fluidity is fundamentally unsupported by the sex-binary. Except, sex isn’t binary. This presentation will illustrate the differences between the identification of sex and gender and establish that the biological reality of non-binary sex has always been part of humanity.

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.