Kids' Activities

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This 400-acre preserve is located on the Tuckahoe Creek and includes portions of the region's most significant wetlands. Offers five miles of walks, education programs, art exhibits, lectures, special events, wedding rentals, workshops, garden tours, and native plant sales. Public amenities include a visitor's center with gift shop, library, and meeting room. Many volunteer opportunities available. Nature preschool gives free tuition to families living in Caroline County through a community grant.
Guided Nature Walks 1st Saturday of every month at 10:00am. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve through December 31.

Contact: 
Ginna Tiernan, Executive Director
410-634-2847 ext 0
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Mentoring and Youth Enrichment

National research has shown that positive relationships between Littles and Bigs have a direct and measurable impact on children's lives. By participating in our programs, Little Brothers and Sisters are more confident in their schoolwork performance and able to get along better with their families.

What can you do to help? Make a donation. Mentor a child. Start a program. Call us or email us to find out how!

Contact: 
Jessica Mimms, Eastern Shore Director
410-543-2447
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Camp Todd, provided by the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council, Inc., provides the following services: bird watching, boating, swimming, campgrounds & camping, hiking, orienteering, GPS trails, zip line, challenge course and a nature trail. Camp and facilities can be rented by private organizations.

410-479-2177
25012 Beauchamp Branch Rd.
Denton, MD 21629
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Provides seasonal recreation programs and after school programs. New programs are scheduled every quarter, for Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Includes a map of county-owned parks.

Contact: 
Sue Simmons, Director
410-479-8120
107 South 4th Street
Denton, MD 21629
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The Caroline Mentoring Project provides young people an opportunity to develop a structured, trusting relationship with caring adults who offer guidance, support, and encouragement. The program is designed to develop competence and character in our mentees.

Contact: 
Mr. Angel Perez, Program Coordinator
410-479-3060
c/o Caroline County Family YMCA
46 Denton Plaza
Denton, MD 21629
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The Denton Homeschool Group is comprised of families dedicated to providing their homeschoolers with an opportunity to get together to enjoy exciting, creative, and amazing learning opportunities! Connecting with other homeschoolers locally is one of the best ways to ensure that our children have a successful and enjoyable learning experience.
Please feel welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

Contact: 
Jessica Perez
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Piano lessons given in Denton home. Lessons can begin when the child begins to read (usually age 6 or 7). Teaches people of all ages. Instructor has 25 years of experience. Also can be hired to play for private functions.

Contact: 
Nancy Blakely, Instructor
302-228-2418
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Denton Camp is a Christian Campground and retreat center that is perfect for groups of all sizes from 20-300 (and concerts up to 800). We offer a quiet sanctuary with modern day conveniences perfect for spiritual retreats and training events. For retreats, we offer overnight lodging in dormatories, RV spaces, and cottages as well as meeting spaces including two dining halls and a gym. We also offer wonderful outdoor amenities including a playground, pond, pavilion, and sports fields.

Contact: 
Holly Sorrells, Camp Manager
410-479-3361
424 E Wesley Circle
Denton, MD 21629
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youth mentoring
basketball coaching

Contact: 
Ronald Ringgold, President
443-988-2086
PO Box 172
Greensboro, MD 21639
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Maryland has a network of 26 Family Support Centers in 14 counties that offer free, educational and health-related services to parents and their children ages birth through three.

The Centers provide services designed to:
Promote the optimal development of young children
Help adults develop more effective parenting skills and fulfill their aims related to school, employment and family life
Provide supportive networks among parents in local communities
Connect parents and children to the agencies and community resources that can help them
The Centers offer a range of services including:
Quality infant/toddler care and assessment while parents are on site
Parent education
Adult education, family literacy and job readiness training programs
Health education and referral for services
Home visits for some services
Peer support
Service coordination between agencies

410-479-3298
100 N. 6th Street
Denton, MD 21629