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Northern Carroll Sports & Water Camp



Campers at our Northern Carroll Sports and Water Camp take part in Sports Activity Day at Deer Park each Monday and 4 days of water fun at Cascade Lake in the beautiful rolling hills of Hampstead, Maryland, just 7 short miles from Westminster.

Set on 70 acres, the camp features a spring-fed lake with a gentle sloping bottom, guarded by Red Cross certified life guards. The lake includes a 150 ft. water slide and two smaller water tubes. Your camper can also enjoy pedal boats, fishing, hiking and exploration in the creek.

Lake swimming not for you? Then enjoy the Splash N Play Zone that features water fun but no standing water. Also available on select days is use of the zero entry pool and water slide. Included in this camp is 1 weekly swim lesson conducted by certified Red Cross swim instructors with weekly progress reports to parents.

When at camp, they participate in special events, arts and crafts, team activities, drama, sports and self selected clubs. Click on the "Camp Calendar" link (to the right) to see a day-by-day breakdown of activities at camp!

Northern Carroll Sports and Water Camp is open from June 20-August 19,2016. Camp is closed July 4 for Independence Day.

Choose from Part-time or Full-time enrollment. Register for 1 week or all 9 weeks!

AGAIN THIS SUMMER! Choose 1 swim lesson or no swim lessons per week. Campers must be 9 years and up to choose the no swim lesson option.

Northern Carroll Sports & Water Camp is for grades K-8 (must be age 5 by first day of attendance at camp).

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

July 11: Maryland Science Center
Take in three floors of exhibits, hands on activities and demonstrations with highlights including more than a dozen full-size dinosaurs, a unique journey through the human body, and an exploration of Outer Space. Life Beyond Earth, Power Up, and the SciLab offer highly interactive discovery areas. Take a walk down the center's Main Street to discover how science interacts with everyday life.

July 18: Oriole Park and Baltimore Ravens M&T Bank Stadium
Take a stroll through the ballpark that forever changed baseball! Come see Oriole Park at Camden Yards from a whole new perspective. Enjoy the charm of the ballpark from club level suites, the press level and even the Oriole dugout! Here's your chance to go behind the scenes of this historic ballpark and learn more about how it has continued to change baseball fan's experience ever since! Visit the heart of Ravens Nation! See the purple stadium up close and personal as you are taken on a tour of the facility. See the actual locker rooms where the team suits up. Visit the areas that you may never see if you attend a game: the press box, club and suite levels. Stand on the 50 yard line and imagine you hear the roar of the crowd at a Sunday game. O's in the morning and the Ravens in the afternoon makes for a Marvelous Maryland sports Monday!

July 25: Red Zone,Timonium
Experience the excitement of laser tag, a laser maze challenge, the lightspace 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 tv!

August 1:Hickory Falls Amusement, Hanover
Just a short ride away in Hanover, PA - this Marvelous Monday may include go karts, arcade, miniature golf, laser tag,and water wars! This is sure to be a new favorite field trip destination!

August 8:Adventure Park USA,New Market
Adventure Park USA is Maryland's largest family fun center. Their attractions include the West World Laser Tag, Hang Em' High Ropes Course, Rustlers Ridge Rock Wall, Spin Zone Bumper Boats, Roller Coasters,MiniHimalaya,2 mini golf courses, and the Stampede Arcade. Children can upgrade to include Go Karts, Tilt a Whirl, and Wildcat Roller Coaster



"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 Discount:
Registration fee, including specific choice of weeks and $50 security deposit per week, must be paid by April 8th in order to receive monies off per week! Families registering for 5 or more weeks are eligible for $20 off per week. Families registering for 3 or 4 weeks are eligible for $10 off per week.Early bird tuition for balance of June weeks is due May 20th. Early bird tuition for balance of July weeks is due June 10th. Early bird tuition for balance of August weeks is due July 8th.

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 $10 discount applies to the price for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th child. If the children attend different camps with different prices, the sibling discount will be applied to the lowest price camp.

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 $50 credit towards 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 20, 2016 by Check only, families will receive a 2% discount off of balance after discounts! (Minimum of 7 weeks registration required.)

Please contact our office for our fees at 410-751-3700

Northern Carroll Sports and Water Camp

June 20-24 The Great Outdoors
June 27-July 1 Crazy Concoctions
July 4-8 Extreme Exploration
July 11-15 "Sun"Sational Fun
July 18-22 In a Galaxy Far, Far Away
July 25-29 Drip, Drip, Drop
August 1-5 Treasure Island
August 8-12 Going for the Gold
August 15-19 Aloha Splash


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: fishing, pedal boats, water play days,special treat days and snowballs on Mondays. 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 2 disposal drinks on Monday and Tuesdays. Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Lunch Bunch is offered at Cascade Lake Snack Bar. Lunch Bunch is an option (nominal fee).

Staff Bios

Ms. Cara will be returning as Assistant Camp Director this summer at Northern Carroll Sports and Water Camp. She returned to ABC Care March in 2015. She is currently taking early childhood education courses at Carroll Community College. Ms. Cara enjoys her time she spends at summer camp and loves the children. Ms. Cara and the staff at Northern Carroll Sports and Water Camp keep the days fun and exciting.

Ms. Amanda joined our ABC Care team in 2012. She is returning this summer as Director of our Northern Carroll Sports and Water Camp. Ms. Amanda has her Bachelor's Degree from Stevenson University in Teacher Education. Ms. Amanda and the Cascade Water Camp staff keep the days fun and exciting! She enjoys swimming with the kids. When not at camp, Ms. Amanda enjoys working on the Sprint Car and playing softball.

ABC Care Center - Northern Carroll Sports & Water Camp
3000 Snydersburg Road
Hampstead, MD 21074
(410) 751-3700 dir.(443) 340-3556

Daily 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm

Weekly Sessions Available!

NOW serving Ages K- 8th graders

Full or Part Time Camp

Mondays: 2205 Sykesville Road, Westminster MD 21157
Super Sports Activity Day at Deer Park

Tuesdays - Fridays: 3000 Snydersburg Road Hampstead, MD 21074
Water Days at Cascade Lake


Open House Days at Cascade Lake:
April 2, April 9, April 30, and May 14
10 am - 2 pm
For Parents