Big Brothers-Big Sisters National
10210 Greenbelt Road Suite 900
Lanham, MD 20706
301-794-9170; fax: 301-794-9180
Volunteer hotline: 888-Need-Big
The Boy Scouts of America
National Capital Area Council
9190 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814-3897
301-530-9360; fax: 301-564-9513.
The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America supports more than 300 local councils. Tiger Cubs is a school-year program for first grade or 7-year-old boys with an adult. The Cub Scouting program is for boys in the second through fifth grades or who are ages 8 through 10, and a program called Webelos (We’ll Be Loyal Scouts) is for fourth- or fifth-grade boys (age 10). The Boy Scouting program is for ages 11 to 17; Varsity Scouting is for ages 14 to 17.
Girl Scouts Council of the Nation’s
The Smallwood Building
2670 Crain Highway Suite 101
Waldorf, MD 20601
301-638-5373; fax: 301-638-7016
Toll free: 800-834-1702
Girl Scouts is the world’s largest organization for girls and is open to ages 5 to 18. Daisy Girl Scouts are ages 5 to 6 and in kindergarten or first grade. Brownie Girl Scouts are ages 5 to 8 and in first, second or third grades. Cadette Girl Scouts are ages 11 to 14 and in sixth, seventh, eighth or ninth grades. Senior Girl Scouts are ages 14 to 17 and in grades nine through 12. Residents who wish to be put in contact with the troop closest to them should call Sheeleah Prince at 301-861-5864, ext. 4021.
Prince George’s County Boys &
Girls Club Sports Office
Executive director: Calvin L. Massie
7833 Walker Drive, Suite 430
Greenbelt, MD 20770
301-446-6800; TTY: 301-446-6802;
The Boys & Girls Club has 33 neighborhood clubs across the county that offer youth teams in various sports, including football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, track and wrestling.
Maryland 4-H Center
8020 Greenmead Drive
College Park, MD 20740
301-314-9070; fax: 301-314-7146
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Xtreme Teens M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation
Department of Parks and
Xtreme Teens and Pre-teens programs
6600 Kenilworth Ave.
Riverdale, MD 20737
Friday and Saturday night programs for ages 12 to 17 are from 7 to 10 p.m. at the county’s community centers. The program includes sports, games, trips, workshops and tournaments. The program is free with center identification.