Bring On The Adventure With Summer in the K.A.V.E.

Academically Challenging & Seriously Fun Immersive Learning Experiences

Bring On The Adventure With
K.A.V.E. Club Summer Camp

Academically Challenging & Seriously Fun Immersive Learning Experiences

Summer Program | K-5th GRADE |Serving Gaithersburg, North Potomac, & Potomac, MD

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Weekly Themes Offer Academics Mixed With Fun

Weekly K.A.V.E. Club themes keep learning fun and engaging. Your child’s in-class learning grows even while out of school, so they’re ready to enter the new year and excel with their friends.

Safety In The Sun For A Worry-Free Summer

Attentive teachers with walkie talkies are in continuous communication with each other; plus, they’re always near to keep a close eye on your child. Additional features like restricted access and security cameras let you know your child is safe for a fun, worry-free summer.

Your Child Feels At Home Among A Tight-Knit Team

Your child receives expert care from nurturing professionals at a 40-year-old program. This longevity, combined with average teacher tenure surpassing 10 years, creates a home away from home for your child.  

Cleaning Staff Keep Your Child Healthy

An onsite pro cleaning team means your child’s tools and spaces stay scrubbed and clean, keeping your child’s health a top priority and giving you worry-free peace of mind. Keep their immune system safe with effective cleaning measures.

Amazing Playgrounds & Indoor Gyms For Exercise

Every day there’s play, and where better to do that than on the playground? Age-appropriate areas offer your child safe spaces to challenge growing muscles and make friends. On rainy days, indoor gyms host obstacle courses that are so much fun.

Field Trips Show Your Child A World Of Possibilities

From museums to parks and more, your child gets to take in new sights and experiences at favorite local destinations. Stepping outside the usual gives your child opportunities to learn new things, and they have fun sharing the experience with friends.

Social Skills They Use For A Lifetime

Getting messy with new friends and playing team games exercises essential social skills your child needs in the classroom and out. Summer is most fun when it’s shared, and good friends give your child the memorable summer they deserve.

Trusted Accreditation Means You Are In The Right Place

Maryland State Accreditation, along with Maryland EXCELS accolades, prove your child is in excellent care with Maryland Child Care Credentialed teachers. Benchmarks like safety and influential academics are a given, and let you know you made the right choice.

Sibling Discounts Help The Whole Family Thrive

Your children love being together in a fun space with friends and hands-on activities. Take advantage of the added convenience when all your children enjoy an educational, fun summer program together.

Two Sought-After Accreditations Indicate High-Quality Care

FAQs

Academy provides one morning snack and one afternoon snack depending on your child’s daily schedule. All families are required to provide a healthy lunch for your child(ren).

Please refer to the Academy Family Handbook for healthy food choices in the classroom. Click here

Academy’s operating hours vary based on location. Please visit your preferred center’s location page.

Each center is equipped with trained staff to facilitate the sanitation of toys and manipulatives throughout the day in addition to frequently touched surfaces. Professional cleaners clean school buildings top to bottom every evening after pick-up.

Each age group and program have their own capacity guidelines provided by the Maryland State Department of Education. Please click here for state guidelines: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/system/files/filedepot/3/staff-child_ratio_chart_-_child_care_centers.pdf 

Space permitting, part-week and part-day schedules are available at most of our locations for select programs.

Hear from Parents Like you

Meaghan Heselden
Meaghan Heselden
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"We have had a terrific experience with our two children at ACDC Stone Mill. The teachers and front office staff are wonderfully kind and caring, and really take the time to work with each child as an individual. We highly recommend this center."
Sahil Rajan
Sahil Rajan
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"We love Academy at Stone Mill. We have had Academy be a part of lives for raising both our kids (3 & 7) for the last 5 years. We have been through the infant, toddler, preschool and pre-K programs."
Shann G
Shann G
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"We met in 2015, Academy @ Galway instantly became Family! The Attention paid to each individual child is UNMATCHED!. My daughter looked FORWARD to attending any type of care they offered! When COVID hit, The director went ABOVE AND BEYOND to check in, via email, and Phone. "
Pearla Molina
Pearla Molina
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"I can honestly say I loved my experience with Academy @ Galway, being a first time parent sending my baby to school for the very first was extremely nerve wrecking for me but Ms. Azra and all the staff were so reassuring/ so so patient with us. My daughter learned so much, always so eager to tell us about her day! LOVE YOU ALL
Sisay Gebregiorgis
Sisay Gebregiorgis
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"Our daughter has been growing in many aspect of development since she joined the Academy last summer.We are very greatful to have very experienced and caring director and teachers working hard hand in hand in her life. Academy is part of our family which gives us a big relief to leave her there knowing she is very happy and safe."
Salimatou Bah
Salimatou Bah
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"My child was there for 2020/2021 school year for pre-k. It was his first time in an academic setting & also during the covid lock down. There were many challenges but Mrs. Azra & Mrs. Kim did a great job. My son made huge gains academically & was ready for kindergarten thanks to his experience at Galway Academy."
Lila Purple
Lila Purple
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"My son wants to stay at the Galway center for longer. He loves all the activities and their staff are soo nice. Highly recommend this program. My son asked why he hasn't started since when he was little. That is how much he loves the place."
Elizabeth Barclay
Elizabeth Barclay
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"Everyone there were always very welcoming and that never faded. We are glad our child was able to be under Academy’s care."
M. Atwill
M. Atwill
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"I want to say thank you so much for the enjoyable time my son spent at Academy school-age all these years!!!"
 S. Goodwin
S. Goodwin
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"The amount of love and support we received from the Academy staff during what had to be the hardest part of my life is immeasurable!"
 Shelley & Patrick McGinness
Shelley & Patrick McGinness
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"I know my daughters were genuinely cared about by each and every Academy staff member and we feel extremely lucky to have had the Academy staff, especially Mr. Luis, be a part of their elementary years."
Pavel Khrimian & Zara Kocharyan
Pavel Khrimian & Zara Kocharyan
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"Thank you Academy Child Development Center for taking great care of both of our daughters, and providing a safe and enriching environment. "
Daliris & Juan
Daliris & Juan
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"Every single Academy staff member has made a profound impact on our daughter's development, now only educational, but socially and emotionally."

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