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Cookology Recreational Cooking School
Ages 3-17. Our kids cooking classes introduce children of all ages to essential culinary techniques: knife skills, baking skills, pasta making, safe food handling practices and more! ,, 21100 Dulles Town Center, Sterling, VA, 703-433-1909.

Fiber Art Studio
The new FiberArt.STUDIO in Potomac offers kids and adults a fun opportunity to learn some "old" crafting skills that improve hand-eye coordination and focus. Instruction in the Traditional Fiber Arts! , Potomac Promenade Mall, 9812 Falls Rd. Ste. 120, Potomac, MD, 240-600-0170.


Blue Box Sports
Ages 18 months-6 years. We are a child physical development program that uses a variety of fun games to delight and engage young children in physical activity. ,, 703-953-1667.

Boy Scouts of America
National Capital Area Council
Experiences that last a lifetime! With lots of fun badges to earn, Scouts learn the best part of success is the journey. , 301-530-9360.

Dinosaur Fund
PreK-College. People of all ages are fascinated by dinosaurs. Our programs include shows, field trips and hands-on activities. Learn about dinosaurs of the National Capital Region. ,, 202-547-3326.

Eric Energy
Enrichment workshops and 4-8 week after-school programs available. A different science topic each session. Topics include electricity, lasers, sound, slime and more. Now hiring instructors/entertainers. See website for more information. , 410-336-8295.

International School of Languages
Fun Spanish classes for children ages 3-12. The perfect after-school program! Serving the Washington, DC metro area. , 7906 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, MD, 301-312-8847.

Joy of Motion Dance Center
Ages 25 months-18 years. Beginner to advanced. Creative movement, ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern, contemporary and more! Winner of the 2009 Mayor's Art Award for Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education. In DC: 1333 H St., NE, 202-399-6763; 5207 Wisconsin Ave., NW, 202-362-3042. In MD: 7315 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 180E, Bethesda, 301-986-0016. ,

We target and train the cognitive skills the brain uses to learn and perform. Providing one-on-one cognitive skills training to enhance a student's ability to absorb, digest, process and retrieve information. Our programs average a 4.5-year gain in ability and a 14 point standard score increase in IQ. Reston, 703-689-0003; Tysons, 703-462-9570; Fairfax, 703-995-9945. ,

Mad Science
PreK-Grade 6. Cool science after school. Build rockets, use lasers, learn crazy chemistry and more. 301-593-4777; 703-536-9897. ,

My Reptile Guys
We share our love of animals with schools, libraries and camps to educate children about our amazing animals from all over the world. Learn about the different species by observing and touching. Serving Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC & Baltimore. , 877-544-7755.

Next Gen Minipreneurs
Our project-based entrepreneurial enrichment program inspires children to create their own businesses and empower them to succeed by tapping into their innate entrepereneurial spirit. ,, 703-598-5591.

Opportunity Unlocked
Use your curiosity to unlock math, science and engineering. Opportunity Unlocked offers a weekly magazine of hands-on activities, enrichment programs and academic empowerment coaching. ,

TK Gym & Martial Arts
Build your kid's focus and confidence! Traditional martial arts programs for tiny tots, children, adults and families. Chevy Chase/Bethesda/Potomac/DC. , 6831 Wisconsin Ave., P102, Chevy Chase, MD, 301-657-7782.

Under the Sea
We bring live marine animals, such as crabs, sea stars and sharks. Traveling to schools, libraries, parties, festivals, camps and scouting events. Promoting awareness of the aquatic environment through education. , 703-464-4763.

Washington Conservatory of Music
Nationally accredited music school. Lessons, classes, camps and concerts. Piano, guitar, voice, strings, winds, brass, percussion and theory/composition. Early childhood, Suzuki, folk and traditional Irish and North Indian music programs. Bethesda, MD & Glen Echo Park. ,, 301-320-2770.


Capitol Language Services, LLC
Cinzia Roveta, Director
Foreign Language Program tailored to your school's specific needs. Call to learn more about how CLS can enhance your current program, or help you create a foreign language program in your school. , 202-487-1857.

Neighborhood Music School in Georgetown. Private Lessons: Piano/Voice/Strings. Baby/Toddler Meadowlark Music Classes. In School Residency Programs. Summer Camps: July 18-August 12, 2016. ,, 1616 Wisconsin Ave., NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC, 202-256-9942.

Levine School of Music
Levine offers music instruction for children and adults of all abilities and interests. Year-round programs include early childhood classes, individual and group instruction, ensembles, music therapy and summer camps. , 2801 Upton St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-686-8000.

The Newseum offers educator-led classes at no additional charge for students, grades 3 and up, in topics ranging from the Civil War to Civil Rights. 888-NEWSEUM (888-639-7386). , 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC,


The Academy of Fine Arts
Ages 3 and up. Music Lessons, Early Childhood Music, Acting Classes and Dance Studio, in one space for students wanting to excel in one or more performing arts areas. , 8451 Helgerman Ct., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-947-9705.

Adventure Kids
at Lakeforest Mall
Featuring two shows a month in Summer 2016. Bring your toddlers and preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. to shows such as KD Puppets and Mad Science. Visit website to join Adventure Kids and see the complete schedule! , 701 Russell Ave., JCPenney Court, Gaithersburg, MD,

Adventure Theatre MTC
Award-winning professional theater productions with high-quality musical theater training for ages 2-18. SSL hours provided to volunteers and interns. 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD & 837-D Rockville Pk., Rockville, MD. , 301-634-2270.

Ballet Petite
Enchanting classic literature, delicate costuming, dance, music, extraordinary teachers and a touch of magic...nothing captures the imagination like Ballet Petite to nurture your child's creativity. ,, 301-229-6882.

Ballet Petite in Our Community
Ballet Petite brings its world class programming to schools, daycare, churches, homeschoolers and community centers through customized classes with our extraordinary teachers and curriculum. ,, 301-229-6882.

Bethesda International School
PreK-Grade 12. Saturday Spanish Immersion School. Classes begin at age 3 and continue through high school, preparing students for AP Spanish examination. Academics, puppets, theater and fun! , 5033 Wilson Ln., Bethesda, MD, 301-367-5551.

British Swim School
British Swim School provides water survival and learn-to-swim programs for ages 3 to adult, taught in heated, indoor pools by professional swim instructors. , 301-963-3500.

Camp Olympia
Horseback riding lessons year-round for all ages, all abilities. Group riding, private and semi-private lessons. Certified instructors. , 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.

CREATE Arts Center
Cartooning, drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery and more! CREATE's Art Camps (ages 6-14) and Art Classes (ages 4+) encourage your child's creativity and teach art skills and techniques while promoting individuality in a fun and nurturing environment. 301-588-ARTS (2787). ,, 816 Thayer Ave., Silver Spring, MD,

Dynamite Agility Center
Our Agility classes combine gymnastics mechanics with basic movement skills, including climbing, jumping, swinging and running to increase strength, endurance, coordination and athleticism. Open Gyms. School Holiday and Summer Camps. Birthday Parties. , 4990 Boiling Brook Pkwy., Rockville, MD, 301-770-2710.

Dynamite Gymnastics Center
We provide a state-of-the-art facility where children of all ages can learn gymnastics under the expert supervision of our caring and supportive staff. Located near White Flint Metro. , 4956 Brolling Brook Pkwy., Rockville, MD, 301-770-2700.

Dynamite Tumbling and Cheer
Home of the Dynamite Allstars
Our tumbling and stunting classes use our background in gymnastics and rev up technique for our Cheer program. , 16814 Oakmont Ave., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-977-7007.

Earth Treks Climbing Centers
Earth Treks specializes in birthday parties, youth programs, summer camps and rock climbing instruction for ages 6 and older. No experience is needed to get started! Columbia, Timonium, Rockville. 800-CLIMB-UP. ,

German Language Courses at the German School Washington, DC
Ages 3-Adult. German classes held evenings and Saturday mornings for children 3 & up, and adults at all levels. ,, 8617 Chateau Dr., Potomac, MD, 301-767-3824.

Glen Echo Park Aquarium
A Chesapeake Bay Discovery Center
Come discover everything under the sea! Perfect for families, school groups, scouts and birthdays. Special summer hours! , Glen Echo, MD, 301-955-6256.

Hip Hop Petite
Uniquely created for kids with lots of stretching, stomping, jumping and clapping while highlighting all the beats to their favorite tunes. A fun and energetic class using personal style and flair! ,, 301-229-6882.

International School of Music
Music lessons for students of all ages (6 months-adult) in all instruments and voice. Optional recitals and diploma program offered. Two locations: 10450 Auto Park Ave., Bethesda, 301-365-5888 & 5110 Ridgefield Rd., Bethesda, 301-657-0763. ,

Kidball Baseball
Ages 3 1/2-11. Year-round classes in t-ball, coach and machine pitch, flag football, basketball and summer camp. Designed to encourage your child to love sports and become a great player. Locations in Bethesda, Potomac & Rockville. , 301-983-0543.

Michael & Son SportsPlex at Rockville
Ages 18 months-12 years. We offer fantastic enrichment classes in soccer and basketball for your rising star. We also have summer camps, birthday parties and homeschool sports! , 60 Southlawn Ct., Rockville, MD, 301-838-4455.

Michelle Lockey Music
Beginner Guitar, Piano & Ukulele for Ages 8 and up. Lessons will be planned around your musical goals and music interest. Discount for three-month packages or multi-month purchases. ,, 240-903-0853.

Musical Expressions
All ages. Private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, violin, viola, flute, bassoon and more. Studio on Old Georgetown Rd. near the Beltway. In-home lessons available. , Bethesda, MD, 301-530-7757.

Musical Theatre Petite
Your showstopper's opportunity to shine. Dazzling costumes, jazz, tap dancing, singing and acting. Children immerse themselves in Broadway and story classics at Musical Theatre Petite. ,, 301-229-6882.

Potomac Horse Center
Riding lessons from age 5-adult. Pony rides, birthday parties, summer camp and much more. , 14211 Quince Orchard Rd., North Potomac, MD, 301-208-0200.

Silver Stars Gymnastics
18 months & up. Gymnastics instruction for kids. Specially designed preschool equipment. Birthday parties. Boys-only classes available. Competitive teams. Summer camps. Two locations: 2701 Pittman Dr., Silver Spring, 301-589-0938 & 14201 Woodcliff Ct., Bowie, 301-352-5777. ,

Sing-A-Long With Karen
Find out why everyone's clapping and cooing about Karen's action-packed, interactive, hands-on, entertaining and engaging music/rhythm/movement classes and extraordinary parties for babies/toddlers/youngsters. Classes in Chevy Chase/Silver Spring, Bethesda, Potomac, Rockville/North Potomac. 301-537-SING. ,

Studio of Ballet Arts
The Studio of Ballet Arts is dedicated to creating the love of dance for all ages in a caring atmosphere. The dancers are presenting a variation of dance styles which includes ballet, jazz, hip contemporary, acro and breakdancing. , 17810 Meeting House Rd., Moore Bldg., Ste. 350, Sandy Spring, MD, 301-260-2626.

Talk Yoga
Ages 2-12. Through the movement of yoga, songs and games, Talk Yoga bring the world of speech sounds, children's language development, social skills and mindfulness to life! , Kensington, MD,


Acting for Young People
Celebrating 19+ years of fun, challenging classes for ages 5-adult. After-school programs, weekend classes, summer acting camps, school tour productions and more! ,, 5506 Talon Ct., Fairfax, VA, 703-307-5332.

Children's Science Center
Northern Virginia's first interactive museum where children, families and school groups can explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts through fun, engaging hands-on exhibits, activities and programs. ,, 11948L Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax, VA, 703-648-3130.

Fairfax Collegiate
Rising Grades 3-9. Have fun and learn! Fairfax Collegiate offers more than 120 courses at 13 summer locations. ,

Fencing Sports Academy
Agility. Balance. Coordination. We focus on sportsmanship and competitive spirit. ,, 888-300-5095.

George Washington's Mount Vernon
George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of American forces in the Revolutionary War and the first President of the United States, called Mount Vernon home for more than 40 years. Visit the mansion, tomb, plantation. Located 16 miles south of Washington, D.C , 703-780-2000.

Harmonia School of Music & Art
Ages 3 1/2-Adult. Offers outstanding Music Lessons and Theater Programs taught by a highly qualified and nurturing faculty. All instruments, voice, musical theater, acting programs and full-scale productions. ,, 204F Mill St., NE, Vienna, VA, 703-938-7301.

JEI Learning Center Ashubrn
Offering supplementary education in math, English, problem solving and reading and writing for students PreK-9th Grade. , 20630 Ashburn Rd., #154, Ashburn, VA, 703-791-1213.

The Madame Curie School of Science & Technology
For Curious Little Minds! Innovative STEM ++ Curriculum. Offering toddler, preschool, kindergarten and K-6 after-school programs. Two Locations in Herndon & South Riding. ,

McLean Community Center
Infants-adults. Located in central McLean, the center offers a wide variety of classes, seminars and workshops for children, teens and adults. 703-790-0123; TTY: 711. ,, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, VA,

Metropolitan School of the Arts
Ages 2-Adult. MSA offers the region's finest training in the performing arts, including the disciplines of ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, musical theater, acting, voice, piano, guitar, drums and string instruments. , 5775 Barclay Dr., Ste. 4, Alexandria, VA, 703-339-0444.

Michael & Son SportsPlex at Dulles
Ages 18 months-12 years. We offer fantastic enrichment classes in soccer and basketball for your rising star. We also have summer camps, birthday parties and homeschool sports! , 21610 Atlantic Blvd., Sterling, VA, 703-430-9966.

Potomac Arts Academy of George Mason University
Part of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, offering music, theater, art and computer gaming classes for all ages. Private music lessons, summer programs, concerts and events. , 4260 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, VA, 703-993-9889.

Robot Works
Hands-on Science & Engineering Academy. After-school programs in Basic and Advanced Robotics and Programming. Saturday Robotics Workshops. , 703-364-5418.

Suzuki Music Studio of Reston
Ages 3-adult. Dr. Barrett gives group and individual instruction in violin, viola, cello and piano using both traditional and Suzuki educational strategies. The Studios present four performances yearly. ,, Reston, VA, 703-295-0659.

Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run
Sunday, September 25, 2016. Everyone receives a teddy bear when they cross the finish line. A T-shirt in your size guaranteed for all runners registered by September 12. Come early for the games, face-painting, balloons and more. Starts at Falls Church-McLean Children's Center, Falls Church, VA. ,

Tiny Dancers
Tiny Dancers' award-winning program specializes in ballet, tap, jazz and musical theater instruction for young dancers ages 2-12. Offering an outstanding technical foundation in a fun, nurturing and creative environment. Three Locations: Fairfax City, Old Town Alexandria, Mosaic District. ,, 703-385-5580.


MSI Soccer
MSI is a nonprofit youth soccer organization that promotes youth soccer in Montgomery County. , 301-762-4MSI.

National Capital Soccer League (NCSL) ,

Seneca Sports Association, Inc. (SSA)
SSA is a nonprofit, volunteer, youth sports organization. Originally a football organization, through the years SSA has expanded to include cheerleading, dance, soccer and wrestling. ,

Upper Montgomery Athletic Club (UMAC)
UMAC has been providing age-appropriate t-Ball, machine pitch and kid pitch baseball for more than 40 years. ,

Washington Area Girls Soccer League (WAGS)
Lasting friendships through soccer. ,