Afterschool and Camps

Stemtree For All, Stemtree of Columbia

Stemtree is more than an enrichment program. We bring basic science to life through our Science, Engineering, and Technology Workouts! Your student will engage in hands-on learning with coding, robotics, science, electricity & electronics. Each student will have a customized learning program that meets them at their level with no repetitive sessions. Programs in Columbia:

Y-Knot 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.

Millionaire's Club

The Millionaire's Club is a complete financial skills program designed for delivery in a club-like setting at high schools and middle schools.

The Millionaire's Club was developed by professionals from non-profit banking, education, and financial literacy disciplines. The focus is on delivering a meaningful learning experience to Club members that will provide lifelong personal finance skills so participants avoid financial missteps, and prosper in our ever-challenging financial world.

Online and in-person programs: Howard County Recreation & Parks

Howard County Recreation & Parks offers online and in-person programs for Howard County residents and visitors of all ages and interests.

Aquatics, Adventure, Nature & Outdoors, Chess, Cooking, Crafts & Fine Arts, Dance, Language, Music & Theater Arts, Personal Development & Enrichment, School's Out Programs, Science & Technology, Sports, and Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services.

Online Classes - Howard County Library System

Classes accessible for free through the library.

(Note: Some classes require the entry with your library card by logging in to the Howard County Library System website with your library card and PIN. While branches are closed, students and/or parents/guardians without a current HCLS library card may request one online.) – Classes in Language, Computer Skills, Art, Music, Test Prep classes and more!

Next Generation Leadership Academy

Howard County NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) Jr Chapter (HoCo NSBE Jr)/Next Generation Leadership Academy (www.hoconsbejr.com) is a non-profit organization through LEAPForward, provides targeted programming to students grades 5-12 regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.

We offer “Project Based Learning”, Emotional Intelligence Training and Program Competitions. Meetings are held on various dates and times below.