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Teen Activity Grants

 
Mail Completed Applications To: 
(must be postmarked by August 29, 2014)
Georgette Shalhoup, Recreation Supervisor
Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks
1 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401
History
The Anne Arundel County Teen Activity Grants program was initiated in 1987.  The TAG program was developed in response to the ongoing problems of teenage delinquency and drug/alcohol abuse.  It was felt that providing quality alternative activities would be an effective means for addressing these concerns.  A cooperative effort between the Department of Recreation and Parks and the numerous outstanding community organizations in the County seemed to provide the ideal basis for operation and the TAG program was established to provide community organizations with the necessary funds.  The success of the program is evident by the thousands of teens that participate each year and the National Association of Counties Award, which it received in 1988 and the National Creative Program Award in 1990.  The key to this success has been the truly outstanding efforts of the volunteers and organizations within the communities of Anne Arundel County.
Program Goals and Criteria for Evaluation
  • Provide a healthy atmosphere and group activities for Anne Arundel County teenagers.
  • Provide the opportunity for recreation and socializing in a positive environment to a maximum number of teenagers.
  • Involve the community organization in the planning, implementation and evaluation of activities that give teenagers an enjoyable and worthwhile recreational experience.
  • Develop and foster a cooperative relationship between the County and the community organization.
  • Show evidence of careful and thorough planning, taking special precautions to ensure that proper supervision and fiscal oversight is provided.
Contact Us
For additional information about the Teen Activity Grants program please contact Recreation Supervisor Georgette Shalhoup (410) 222-7313 ext. 3531
 


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