Child Care

Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks offers a state-licensed child care program that provides a safe, supportive environment that promotes social interaction, community integration, physical development and intellectual growth in accordance with the Maryland State Department of Education’s Office of Child Care and National After School Alliance Standards.

Our state-licensed School Age Child Care (SACC), Child Enrichment Centers (CEC) and full-day and before-and-after-school Pre-K programs are located within your neighborhood school and/or recreation center facility. 

Child Enrichment Center (CEC) programs are specially funded, licensed child care programs. The CEC programs are designed to address the safety, social and recreational needs of the children in their care. School year activities include the following: PM snack, homework/literacy time, outdoor play (weather permitting), arts & crafts time, and organized games. Call (410) 222-7865 for additional information.

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Summer 2024 Child Care

We are planning to make some GREAT Maryland Memories for the Summer of 2024 in all of our School Age Child Care locations. Care is available from 7am-6pm for children entering 1st to 6th grade. 

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Child Care Careers

The Child Care Division is proud to operate 50 child care centers throughout Anne Arundel County. Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of children and their families? Come make a difference with us today!