We combine recreational and volunteer experiences, giving every child an opportunity to make new friends, have fun, and feel good about what they do in the summer. Campers participate in at least four volunteer projects while learning about other youth service opportunities.



Camp highlights: 

  • Collaboration with the Volunteer Center Serving Howard County
  • Past projects have included Howard County Conservancy, Grassroots, Days End Farm Horse Rescue, Howard County Office on Aging, etc. Service projects subject to change. 
  • Campers also play games and enjoy a fun Friday field trip, which may include tubing at Harpers Ferry, Greenbrier State Park for swimming, Adventure Park USA
Age Group Grades 6-8
Location Youth and Teen Center at The Barn

5853 Robert Oliver Place, 410-992-3726

Time 8:30am-4pm
Length of Camp 4 separate one-week sessions – Click here to see a sample camp schedule.
Dates of Sessions
  • June 22-26 
  • June 29-July 3 
  • July 6-10 
  • July 13-17
CA members/Columbia Cardholders $283.50 (early bird price)
Non-members $297 (early bird price)
Extended care located at the facility 7-8:30am $65 • 4-6pm $70

What to bring

Campers must wear closed-toed shoes, and it is suggested that campers wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and socks. A hat and sunscreen are recommended for outdoor activities. Campers should bring a swimsuit and towel; a healthy, nonperishable lunch; and a refillable water bottle.