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Summer Extra

If you need a safe place for your student to stay after the regular summer school day, help is here! This supervised, low-key program is available to students from Piney Branch Elementary School and Takoma Park Elementary Schools.

Summer Extra is a NEW program to offset your child’s MCPS Summer School Day. This four-week program is a general recreation before and after school program providing games, activities, sports, and crafts. Activities will be both indoor and outdoors.


Ages:   Grades K-5 at PBES and TPES

Dates:  July 6 – July 30

Times:  7 -9 am and 2 – 6 pm

Cost:  $400 for City Residents/$500 Non-Residents



Summer Extra is available at both facilities:

  • Takoma Park Community Center
    7500 Maple Ave.
  • Takoma Park Recreation Center
    7315 New Hampshire Ave.



Registration Dates

  • June 7 – Scholarship Awardees
  • June 11 – Takoma Park Residents
  • June 18 – Non-Residents

Important Info

  • Program fees are for the entire 4 week program
  • Participants can take advantage of both before and after care for the same price
  • Staff will pick up students at designated locations for the Community Center program (Maple Ave.)
  • Parents must arrange transportation through MCPS for the Recreation Center (7315 New Hampshire Ave.)
  • Masks are required while inside and when unable to physically distance outside.
  • Paperwork required prior to start date.
  • Snack time is provided during aftercare for participants to eat a snack brought from home.
  • Staff will meet parents outside to sign them in and out.
  • Late fees apply to those picked up after 6pm


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