Before and After School Care
Agencies That Serve Howard County Public Schools
Below is the contact information for the 2 agencies that serve Howard County public schools. The elementary and middle schools that are aligned with these programs, are listed after the agency.
Before and After School Care – School Age Services
Contact: 410-715-3164 or SAS@ColumbiaAssociation.org
- Lake Elkhorn (with transportation from Oakland Mills, Harper’s Choice and Wilde Lake Middle Schools)
- Dunloggin (with transportation from Burleigh Manor)
Howard County Recreation and Parks
Before and After School (for elementary children)
St. John’s Lane
The New Student Union – After School Enrichment Program (for middle school children)
Four HCPSS middle schools run New Student Union Programs. Other middle schools will open New Student Union Programs if a minimum of 12 students sign up to participate at each school. The middle schools that are set up to run these programs are:
- Lime Kiln
- Mayfield Woods
- Murray Hill
If you are interested in these programs, please check with your child’s school to see if they have the participation required to start a New Student Union Program.
Additional Child Care Options
CARE Center Line
If you cannot find what you need, call Howard County CARE Center at 410-313-CARE (2273) for other resources for families and children in Howard County.
School Approved Child Care Providers
Elementary school front office staff have an approved list of child care providers that families can take advantage of. Contact your child’s school for additional information.