Special Needs Programs

The Friendship Circle of Greater Baltimore 6701 Old Pimlico Road Baltimore, MD 21209 443-300-MYFC (6932) www.JoinTheCircle.com The Friendship Circle unites teen volunteers with children and teens who have special needs. Through a wide range of innovative activities and social programs, they share fun and love, building friendships that deeply enrich their lives.   Gesher LaTorah 5708 Park… Read More

College groups

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 4800 Hampden Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 410-212-9428 www.aabgu.org Director Washington/Baltimore Region: Keren Waranch kwaranch@aabgu.org AABGU plays a vital role in creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing the university’s expertise locally and around the globe.  … Read More

Local Day Camps/Sports Leagues

Aquatics Adventure Camp Owings Mills Jewish Community Center 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue Owings Mills, MD 21117 410-559-3533 www.jcc.org/camps Bill Kirkner bkirkner@jcc.org Build swimming endurance; learn water-based sports and aquatics skills; get trained in critical life-saving skills. Ages 11 and up.   Barracudas/Swimming Owings Mills Jewish Community Center 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue Owings Mills, MD 21117 410-559-3529 www.jccswimming.org… Read More

Overnight Camps

Camp Airy & Camp Louise 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Suite 306 Baltimore, MD 21215 410-466-9010 www.airylouise.org airlou@airylouise.org Camp Louise continues the traditions that have been part of its core as it nears its 100th summer. Girls can express themselves through numerous programs such as drama and dance and even athletics. Camp Airy has grown from… Read More

Youth Groups/Teen Organizations

BBYO 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue Owings Mills, MD 21117 301-984-6073 www.bbyo.org bmore@bbyo.org The world’s largest Jewish youth movement. Leadership, service, advocacy and fun for all Jewish teens.   Boy Scout Troop 1299 6214 Pimlico Road Baltimore, MD 21209 443-550-1299 www.Troop1299.com Scoutmaster: Charlie Hauss Scoutmaster@Troop1299.com Troup 1299, chartered by Ner Tamid Congregation, is a Shomer Shabbos, outdoor Boy Scout… Read More

Congregational Schools

Adat Chaim Congregational School Pleaseant Hill Center 10989 Red Run Boulevard, Suite 109 Owings Mills, MD 21117 410-844-7485 www.adatchaim.org Cathy Litofsky CONSERVATIVE   Beit RJ 909 Berrymans Lane Reisterstown, MD 21136 410-526-3676 Karen Sober ksober@beitrj.com REFORM Serves post–b’nai mitzvah through 12th grade in weekly sessions.   Beit Tikvah Kesher School 5802 Roland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21210… Read More

Early Childhood

Bais Yaakov School for Girls 11111 Park Heights Avenue Owings Mills, MD 21117 www.baisyaakov.net ORTHODOX   Bet Yeladim Preschool 8910 Route 108, Suite D Columbia, MD 21045 410-997-7378 www.betyeladim.org Executive Director: Jodi Fishman jfishman@betyeladim.org Bet Yeladim is a NAEYC-accredited and MSDE-approved Jewish early childhood program in Columbia for children 2 months to 4 years old. All… Read More

Independent Schools

Garrison Forest School* 300 Garrison Forest Road Owings Mills, MD 21117 410-339-3111 www.gfs.org Associate Director of Admission: Crystal Lee crystallee@gfs.org Garrison Forest School empowers students to realize their full potential and live lives of purpose. All-girls, K to 12, boarding 8 to 12, coed preschool.   The Odyssey School* 3257 Bridle Ridge Road Stevenson, MD 21153… Read More

Jewish Day Schools

Bais HaMedrash & Mesivta of Baltimore 6823 Old Pimlico Road Baltimore, MD 21209 410-486-0006 Rosh Yeshiva: Rabbi Zvi Dov Slanger hamedrash@comcast.net ORTHODOX Yeshiva, high school and post-high school, combining a rigorous Jewish studies program with a Maryland-approved secular studies program. Serving young men from Baltimore and beyond. Dormitory facilities.   Bais Yaakov School for Girls – Elementary School… Read More

Addiction Services/ Mental Health

Jewish Community Services 5750 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215 410-466-9200 www.jcsbaltimore.org info@jcsbaltimore.org Counseling/therapy for individuals of all ages, couples and families, for help dealing with anxiety, stress, depression, life issues, relationships or crisis; psychiatric services, preventive education, support groups.