For more information or to register for the programs below, call 410-992-3726 or email We are committed to following CDC and county guidelines that include small class size, physical distancing, face conversing (staff and participants), health questionnaires and sanitizing procedures.

During the School Year only

Monday-Friday, 2:30-6pm

Ages 9-18

The Drop-In offers recreational and educational programs and activities designed to promote self-esteem and develop relevant life skills. The program is open to registered participants ages 9-18 years old and serves all of Howard County and Columbia. Registration is free. Some activities may have fees.

Mondays: 4:30-6pm
Mini Winter Session: December 6-December 20
Ages 9-18

Offered by Dance Solution/Dance Solution Youth Outreach! Explore urban dance fusion using hip hop. Learn new steps and make new friends while learning about coordination and body movement, choreography, teamwork, communication, conflict resolution strategies and creative thinking.

Dancers should wear clothes for ease of movement and close-toed shoes. Please bring a nut-free snack and a drink each day. There will be a short performance on the last day of class.

The price is $54. For more information or to register, call (443) 484-3771 or email

Columbia Association’s Teen and Middle School advisory committees plan, organize and host positive programs and activities. Teens who join will:
• Develop leadership skills
• Make new friends
• Earn community service hours

Who can join: Middle and high school students in Howard County
When: Meetings held monthly
Where: Youth and Teen Center at The Barn, 5853 Robert Oliver Place in the Oakland Mills Village Center

Email, call 410-992-3726 or visit the Youth and Teen Center to apply!

2nd Tuesday of the Month
6-8pm @ The Barn
Free and open to all Howard County teens!

Have fun, meet new friends and enjoy karaoke, foosball, pool, basketball, video games, snack bar items for purchase and more.

Upcoming dates are December 16, 2021; January 11, February 8, March 8 and May 10, 2022. No event in April due to spring break.

For more information, call 410-992-3726.

Friday Night Live will return in the Fall