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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 theplaygrounds, tennis courts, large fields for sports and a small pond for fishing!

Every Monday / Tuesday in June and July and Tuesday / Thursday in August, Deer Park Sports & Swim Campers will be attending Cascade Lake! Included in this camp are
Monday / Tuesday in June and July and Tuesday / Thursday in Augustswim lessons conducted by Red Cross certified swim instructors with weekly progress reports to parents . During the two swim trips to Cascade Lake, they have the opportunity to take part in all the incredible activities offered. They can visit the Splash N Play zone and use the many fountains, sprayers and showering mushrooms to keep cool. With their counselors, they can explore the 70 acres of rolling hills with hikes, team games, exploration in the stream or they can choose to swim in the spring-fed lake, featuring a sloping bottom and guarded by Red Cross certified lifeguards. The children who pass the Cascade Lake swim test can make use of the 150 foot water slide. For others, short water tubes are available. On selected days, the zero entry pool and the pool water slide will be 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 Campis open from June 18th - August 24th. Camp is closed July 4 for Independence Day.Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp is a Full or Part-time enrollment camp. Register for 1 week or all 9 weeks!

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

Sports Camp! At Deer Park Camp!July 2-6We are closed Wednesday, July 4th.We have numerous sports back this summer with instruction inTENNIS, KICKBALL, VOLLEYBALL, BASKETBALL and SOCCERas 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 registeronlyfor the Fierce Fabulous Friday including the field trip. LIMITED ENROLLMENT so don't delay!

July 13: 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!

July 20: 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 27: 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!

August 3: 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!

Deer Park Adventure Camp is open August 27th. This camp includes 2 adventure field trips! The final week of summer. enjoy the spacious outdoor pavilion, multiple playgrounds, tennis courts, and large fields. Field trips to Piney Run Park to see Nature Center Program and explore all the park has to offer.



"When I used the Early Bird registration, the multi-week discount, referrals from another family and the pre-payment discount - the savings added up to getting a free week of camp!"~ABC Care Parent comment

Early Bird Registration and Discounts:

NEW THIS SUMMER 2018:Current ABC Care Before and After School Members registering for 7 or more weeks, pay only$45 per familywhen registering on or before April 6, 2018.

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 6th 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 25th. Early bird tuition for balance of July weeks is due June 8th. Early bird tuition for the balance of August weeks is due July 6th.

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.

Referral Discount:
If you know of a potential new family who has never attended an ABC Care Summer Camp, please submit their information using the referral form. If the referral registers for 2 weeks at ABC Care Summer Camp this year, you will receive a $25 credit toward camp tuition. You must be a current registered family with your account in good standing when the referred family joins. Upon full payment by your referral, the referring family will receive their credit. There will be no cash refund of the referral credit.

Prepayment Discount:
When balance is paid in full by May 25th, 2018, by Check only, families will receive a 2% discount off the balance after discounts! (Minimum of 7 weeks registration required.)

Please contact our office for fees 410-751-3700


Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp

June 18-22 Splish, Splash!(June 18 & 19 = pool all day)
June 25-29 Into the Great Outdoors (June 25 & 26= pool all day)
July 2-7Born in the USA
July 9-13 Ocean in Motion (July 9 & 10 = pool all day)
July 16-20 Super Science & Summer Stem(July 16 & 17 = pool all day)
July 23-27 Lego Mania(July 23 & 24 = pool all day)
July 30- August 3 Oh the Places You ll Go (July 31 & August 2 = pool all day)
August 6-10 Fly Me to the Moon (Aug 7 & 9 = pool all day)
August 13-17 Treasure Island (Aug 14 & 16= pool all day)
August 20-24 Going Green(Aug 21 & 23 = pool all day)
August 27-3Camp is CLOSED - Register for Deer Park Adventure Camp


This camp features a large coveredpavilionwith picnic tables, playground andDeer 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 Calendarlink (right side, top of this page, red text) to see a day-by-day breakdown of activities at camp!

For the months of June and July; Children need to bring their own lunch in an insulated lunch tote and 2 disposable drinks every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Lunch Bunch is offered as an option (nominal fee) on Tuesday and Friday.
For the month of August; Children need to bring their own lunch in an insulated lunch tote and 2 disposable drinks every Monday and Wednesday. Lunch Bunch is offered as an option (nominal fee) on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Lunch Bunch is a hot lunch from Cascade Lake snack bar or Domino's Pizza on Fridays.

Swim camp is 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 cant 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 is a member of our Licensing and Regulations Committee. She is currently enrolled in the Education Program at Carroll Community College.

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)

2018 Open House events at the following Camp locations:

Cascade Lake
2844 Snydersburg Road Hampstead, MD 21074
Saturday @ 10-1 pm April 7 / May 5
Sunday @ 1-4 pm March 25 / April 8, 22 / May 20

Deer Park Sports & Swim Camp
United Methodist Church
2205 Sykesville Road Westminster, MD 21157
Saturday @ 10-1 pm April 7 / May 5
Sunday @ 1-4 pm March 25 / April 8, 22 / May 20

Piney Run Park
30 Martz Road Sykesville, MD 21784
Saturday @ 10-1 pm April 7 / May 5
Sunday @ 1-4 pm March 25 / April 8, 22 / May 20

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

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