Southern Montgomery County Extracurricular Organizations Directory

This directory includes extracurricular organizations who offer classes for children who are 5 years old and younger. If you wish to search via key word, zip code, or other parameters, visit our advanced directories search page.

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Levine Music

Silver Spring Library location
900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910 | 301-328-5335

The Music Center at Strathmore location
5301 Tuckerman Ln., North Bethesda, MD 20852 | 301-897-5100

General contact info | |

This organization is attending our 2019 preschool fair. Meet a school representative on Nov. 8. Attendance is free and open to the public.

Profile: Through First Music, Levine combines the best of early childhood music education practices with fun, dynamic, and creative programs for children from 4 months to 7 years old. Designed and taught by Levine teachers who are early childhood specialists as well as trained musicians, our First Music classes are structured to emphasize learning through play. While we provide the necessary building blocks for future music study, First Music also [click school’s name at the top to read more…]

The Little Gym of Silver Spring

1386 Lamberton Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20902 | | 301-681-7005

This organization is attending our 2019 preschool fair. Meet a representative on Nov. 8. Attendance is free and open to the public.

Profile: Here at The Little Gym of Silver Spring, we offer non-competitive gymnastics classes for ages 6 months to 12 years. While all of our programs are gymnastics based, we do offer dance and sports skills classes as well. In addition to classes, we host awesome birthday bashes, seriously fun camps, and parent survival nights!

We are open seven days a week all year round. Our season follows the school calendar year, so we keep the same schedule of classes from September to June of the next year. We have an alternative summer schedule for the end of June through [click school’s name at the top to read more…]

Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program

101 N. Haven St., Ste 108, Baltimore, MD 21224 | 855-934-9812

Profile: The Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program provides coverage for children under the age of 21, former foster care recipients under the age of 26, pregnant women 21 years of age and older, and adults enrolled in the Rare and Expensive Case Management (REM) program. Dental services are also available to adults between the ages of 21 and 64 who receive full Medicaid and Medicare Benefits effective June 1, 2019. SKYGEN USA, LLC administers the Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program.

Members who qualify for the program are automatically enrolled along with their Medicaid benefit.

Last updated: Oct. 15, 2019

Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program

1401 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 | 240-777-4881

Profile: The Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program (MITP) directs a family-centered system of early intervention services for young children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families. By recognizing each family’s concerns and priorities and focusing on each child’s strengths and needs, the MITP assists families of children with special needs during the first 4 years of the child’s developmental journey. Support, information, and coordinated services in community settings are what families tell us enhance their ability to manage the challenges and celebrate the gifts that each child has to offer.

Visit our MCITP Family Support Network website and blog, which offers resources, a forum, and newsletters. This community of families is dedicated to early intervention.

Minimum enrollment age: Classes are for caregivers; childcare is available

Last updated: Oct. 25, 2019

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Music Together Montgomery | | 301-879-6988

Profile: Music Together Montgomery has been providing mixed-age music and movement classes for parents, caregivers, and children from birth to 5 years old since 1997. We are committed to bringing the joy and value of informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences to families with young children in our community. We offer classes in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Garrett Park, Glen Echo, Rockville, Silver Spring, Takoma Park, and Wheaton.

Class offerings: Classes are 45 min. per week for 10 weeks; fall, winter, spring, and summer class sessions are 6 weeks

Minimum enrollment age: Newborns

Last updated: Oct. 30, 2019

Rise, Shine & Cook

PO Box 225, Gaithersburg, MD 20884-0225 | | 240-753-0170

Profile: Rise, Shine & Cook is a Montgomery County based mobile cooking school, bringing Healthy Hands Cooking classes to children and their parents. Our Preschool Sprouts program focuses on ages 2–5 years with theme-based parent and me classes for the youngest aspiring chefs. Classes are developed to teach your child about nutrition and healthy cooking with fun and games, food prepping and cooking, and of course tasting our delicious creations!

We also have options for a unique and healthy birthday party for your child and offer specialty classes and parties featuring Butterbean’s Café from Nick Jr. In addition to public classes, I am also available for private instruction at [click school’s name at the top to read more…]

Soccer Shots |

Profile: Soccer Shots is an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development. We positively impact children’s lives on and off the field through our best-in-class coaching, communication, and curriculum.

Class offerings: Weekly classes are generally offered on a weekend morning or weekday evening. Seasons last 6–10 weeks with locations available in the spring, summer, fall, and winter. Classes are 30-minutes for ages 2–3 years and 3–5 years with an extended session for school agers.

Minimum enrollment age: 2 years old

Last updated: Aug. 8, 2019

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Tippi Toes DC|MD|VA | | 202-527-9089

Profile: Since 1999, Tippi Toes® Dance Company has been bringing a unique program of dance and creative movement to child care centers, schools, playgroups, and various after school programs. Tippi Toes cheerfully provides children with a fun, positive, and nurturing environment, so they are able to experience the joys of dance, self-expression, and movement. Classes are specifically designed to develop motor skills and body awareness while enhancing each child’s self-esteem.

Tippi Toes Dance Company’s award winning dance classes have a remarkable impact on social and developmental growth. Our classes fuel and develop the imagination and critical thinking, and they sharpen both cognitive and creative skills.

Tippi Toes presents a high energy dance class that encourages healthy behaviors for our dancers and families. Just as we help children fall in love with dance, we also want them [click school’s name at the top to read more…]

Wheaton Studio of Dance

11216 Triangle Ln., Wheaton, MD 20902 | | 301-949-5111

Profile: Our dance studio offers dance classes for ages 2 years and up. Classes offered include Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Pointe, Acro, and Zumba. We offer recreational dance classes, as well as competitive classes. We offer summer day dance camps, dance intensives, and an overnight dance camp.

We are celebrating 61 years in Wheaton, Md. We also have 2 additional locations: Olney Studio of Dance and Damascus Studio of Dance.

Class offerings:

  • Classes run September through June, mornings, afternoons, and evenings
  • 6-week summer session
  • Week-long summer day dance camps
  • Week-long overnight dance camp

Minimum enrollment age: 2 years old

Last updated: Oct. 10, 2019