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Watermelon Snowman Snack

The cold chill of winter may have you feeling trapped indoors with nothing to do and nowhere to go, but fun activities fit for the whole family can add excitement and chase away those wintertime blues. Paired with an appetizing snack, at-home crafting provides a relaxing way to keep your mind and body moving. Warming up with family-friendly activities starts …

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Places to Celebrate Fourth of July in Frederick

As the final resting place for Francis Scott Key, the man who came up with the phrase “bombs bursting in midair” in the national anthem, Frederick County knows how to put on a Fourth of July celebration. Frederick’s Child has complied a list of places that offer a bevy of activities in honor of America’s independence including live music, games, …

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Why Time Spent at YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser is so Important

I have spent the last 28 summers at summer camp and 6 years as the director at YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser. As a camper I learned a great deal about nature, as well as bunch of cool skills like archery, fire building, and sailing. I also made a lot of new friends. Looking back at my years coming up through …

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School closure extends to April 24

Maryland school officials announced today that all public schools will remain closed an additional four weeks through Friday, April 24. Schools are currently closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through our community. State education officials “do not make this decision lightly,” said Superintendent Karen Salmon, who leads the Maryland State Department of Education. School is closed through Friday, April 24. …

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