Program Features


Kids Adventures has been at Piney Branch since 2012, serving over 500 families during that time. The Piney Branch program opens at 7:00 AM and closes at 6:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Piney Branch is open until 6:30 PM on all early release days and open all day on professional days. Kids Adventures follows MCPS Administration Offices for snow days and emergency closures.

The program offers sports, arts, games, and weekly clubs. Once a week, children are able to swim at the Piney Branch pool, located within the school. Snack is served in the morning and afternoon, as well as homework and reading time Monday through Thursday.

In addition to our clubs curriculum, Piney Branch also features numerous specialists that visit once a week or once a month in a regular rotation. Almost all of our specialists are included in the tuition price and are optional for students. some specialists that have been featured over the years include:

  • Yoga

  • Zumba

  • Chess

  • Basketball clinics

  • Art

  • Flag football (two time KA tournament champions!)

  • Cheerleading

  • Dance

  • Drama

  • Woodworking

  • Robotics and coding (coming 2018!)

Piney Branch offers several optional field trips throughout the year, five kids night out (parent date nights) and one overnight trip. All field trips are reasonably priced and Kids Adventures works with all families to make accommodations.

Price

Kids Adventures accepts POC (Purchase of Child Care) and WPA (Working Parents Association) vouchers through the State of Maryland Child Care Subsidy Branch.  Click here to begin the process.

Kids Adventures offers a 10% discount to siblings and all MCPS Teachers.


Hours

Piney Branch is open daily, Monday - Friday from 7:00 AM until the school bell time and resumes at bell time until 6:30 PM.

 

Professional and early release days

Piney Branch is open on all professional and early release days.

 

Holidays

We are open most holidays and breaks.  See our calendar for dates that we are open.


Daily Schedule

AM Activities:

  • Healthy snack

  • Arts and crafts

  • Group games

PM Activities:

  • Healthy snack

  • Homework time

  • Club events - theater, dancing, yoga, chess, swimming, and many more

  • Choice - free play art, board games, playground, gym time, reading

  • Clean up


Meet Our Staff

Site Director – Ryan Green has been with Kids Adventures for over 8 years.  He is State of Maryland Director Qualified, MSDE Credential Level 3 and his center is EXCELS Level 1, soon to be Level 2.

Assistant Director- Kenyetta has been with Kids Adventures for three years and previously worked at our Takoma Park and Wheaton Woods locations.  She has over 13 years experience in child care. She loves music and art and brings her passion to the center.

Teacher – Trisha Furtado has been with Kids Adventures for 3 years now.

Aide – Antwan Edwards is back for his second year with Kids Adventures.  

Aide – Daisy Villavicencio is back for her second year at Kids Adventures, having previously worked at our Carderock Springs location. She loves being active and outdoors and brings a warm smile to the center.