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Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp



Our fantastic and fun Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp is located at Deer Park United Methodist Church, just a mile off of Route 97 on the corner of Route 32 (Sykesville Road) and Deer Park Road, Westminster, Maryland. The location backs onto Deer Park Recreation Park and features a beautiful outdoor pavilion, opportunities to venture into the park for activities on the playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, large fields for sports and a small pond for fishing!

Each week campers take 2 weekly field trips - one swimming field trip & one sports themed field trip. A swim lesson (included in the cost of camp) is conducted by Red Cross certified swim instructors with a weekly progress reports to parents. During the weekly swim trips to Cascade Pool, they have the opportunity to take part in all the incredible activities offered. Campers can swim in the zero entry pool and use the pool water slide  - all open for the enjoyment of our campers only.

Their days will be filled with swimming and lots of water activity but additionally, our campers have the opportunity to participate in group activities and team sports. Click on the "Camp Calendar" link (to the right) to see a day-by-day breakdown of activities at camp!

On Super Sports Activity Days campers will be given instruction on a new sport each week. Campers will participate in skill practice, scrimmages, and fun variations on the sport. This summer we will focus on tennis, soccer, golf, basketball and more. Got Game? You will after this Summer!

Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp is open from June 17th - August 16th. Camp is closed Thursday, July 4 for Independence DayDeer Park Sports & Swim Camp is a Full or Part-time enrollment camp. Register for 1 week or all 9 weeks!

Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp is for grades K-8 (must be age 5 by first day of camp attendance).

Sports Camp! At Deer Park Camp! July 1-5 We are closed Thursday, July 4thWe have numerous sports back this summer with instruction in TENNIS, KICKBALL, VOLLEYBALL, BASKETBALL and SOCCER as well as Skill Practice and Scrimmages! Reduced fees due to no field trips this week. (See Camp Snapshot for pricing).

THIS SUMMER!- Campers in grades 4-8 may choose to register for Fierce Fabulous Friday Field Trips.Campers may add-on the Friday trip to a week they have already selected OR register only for the Fierce Fabulous Friday including the field trip. LIMITED ENROLLMENT so don't delay!

July 12:Red Zone
Experience the excitement of laser tag, a laser maze challenge, the light space play floor, basement game room and arcade. The state of the art laser tag system is housed in a 6,000 square foot multi-level, futuristic fog filled industrial city scape. Speed counts as you navigate 30 crisscrossing green beams; but don't break the beams or you lose points! Test your coordination and inner spy as your friends watch your adventure on the big screen television! 

July 19: Adventure Park USA
Adventure Park USA is Marylands largest family fun center. Their attractions include the West work Laser Tag, Hang Em High Ropes course, Rustlers Ridge Rock Wall, Crater Laker Bumper Boats, Mini Himalayas Roller Coasters, 2 mini golf courses, Blazing Trail Go Karts, Spin Zone Bumper Cars, Wild Cat Coaster, Wild West Express, the Rattlesnake Tilt-A-Whirl and the Road Runner Scrambler. Our full day pass does not include arcade coins. Children may add to their pass to include arcade play in the stampede Arcade area, if desired.

July 26: Escape Adventures & Sweet Frog Yogurt Tour and Treat
Escape Adventures is your passport to fun! Your wit and skill determine your success as you navigate the escape room puzzles with your team! Sign up for this Fierce Fabulous Friday Field Trip and get involved in the newest activity around! After escaping from the puzzle rooms, we will make a stop at the Westminster Pond for lunch. Our adventure continues with a Sweet Frog Tour and a sweet yogurt treat with your choice of toppings! Its sure to be an excellent adventure kind of day!

August 2: Hickory Falls Entertainment Center, Hanover
Just a short ride away in Hanover, PA - this Fierce Fabulous Friday Trip will include go karts, laser tag, & indoor maze! Children may bring money to use in the arcade or purchase a Ritas to cool off. This is sure to be a new favorite field trip!



Early Bird Registration and Discounts:
Current ABC Care Before and After School Members registering for 7 or more weeks, pay only $45 per family when registering on or before April 15, 2019.

Registration fee, including specific choice of weeks and security deposit per week ($60 per week for 7 or more weeks), must be paid by April 15th in order to receive monies off per week! Families registering for 7 or more weeks are eligible for $10 off per week. Early bird tuition for balance of June weeks is due May 31st. Early bird tuition for balance of July weeks is due June 14th. Early bird tuition for the balance of August weeks is due July 12th.

Sibling Discount:
Applies for ALL camps! If more than one child from the same family attends the same week of ABC Care Summer Camp, a $5 discount applies to the price for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th child.

ABC Care Camp Tuition Values

Daily Before and After Care = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

Two Field Trips per week = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

Daily Supplies / Special Events = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

Two Snacks daily = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

Kona Ice Treat Weekly = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition   

Please contact our office for fees 410-751-3700


June 17-21 Welcome to the Jungle

June 24-28 Mud pies & S'mores in the Great Outdoors

July 1-5 Party in the USA (Super Sports Week)

July 8-12     Maryland Madness

July 15-19 Friends that Build Together, Stick Together

July 22-26 BE a Super Hero

July 29-Aug 2 Secret Spies

Aug 5-9 Island Explorer

Aug 12-16 Double Dare-Minute to Win It Challenge


This camp features a large covered pavilion with picnic tables, playground and Deer Park Recreation fields & playground for active play. The above weeks will include art activities, science, team building, group games and sign language. Activities also include a time for reading and journaling. We encourage literacy activities all summer!

Special days to include: Bike and scooter days, dress up days, water play days, cookout days, special treat days and theme parties. Click on Camp Calendar link (right side, top of this page, red text) to see a day-by-day breakdown of activities at camp!

Children need to bring their own lunch in an insulated lunch tote and a refillable water bottle every day.  Lunch Bunch is offered as an option (nominal fee) on Friday from
 Domino's Pizza.

Deer Park Sports & Swim camp fees are all inclusive to include AM/PM snacks, field trips and daily activity supplies.

Staff Bios

Ms. Jessica joined our ABC Care team in August 2017. She is Co-Director of our Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp. Ms. Jessica has taken courses in both the Elementary and Early Childhood Education Field. Ms. Jessica has been working in childcare for 6 years. She enjoys the outdoors and loves healthy competition in most sports with hockey, baseball, and soccer being her favorites. She loves to go on field trips with the kids and enjoys making the most crazy and creative crafts. When not at camp, Ms. Jessica loves spending time either her son exploring the beautiful outdoors or reading a good book that she can not put down.

Ms. Cara King is our Co-Director at ABC Care Deer Park and Swim Camp Ms. Cara returned to ABC Care in the Spring of 2015. She has her Associates of Art degree in teachers education from Carroll Community College. She is a member of our Licensing and Regulations Committee.

ABC Care Center - Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp
2205 Sykesville Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 984-3646

Daily 6:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Weekly Sessions Available!

Full or Part Time Camp

Kindergarten thru 8th?(Ages 5 through 13)

2019 Open House events at the following Camp locations:

Deer Park United Methodist Church
2205 Sykesville Road Westminster, MD 21157
Saturday @ 10-1 pm April 6 / May 4
Sunday @ 1-4 pm April 7, April 28 / May 19

Piney Run Park
30 Martz Road Sykesville, MD 21784
Saturday @ 10-1 pm April 6 / May 4
Sunday @ 1-4 pm April 7, April 28 / May 19

We are glad you have chosen ABC Care's Summer Camp for your child!

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