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July 2014


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ANNUAL Back-to-School & Enrichment Guide

Google, Yahoo and Bing might be how some people search for Back-to-School guides, enrichment activities, or special needs resources. But, local moms know that FAMILY Magazine is the best way to find all of those resources in Virginia (VA), Maryland (MD), and Washington DC.

Academic Enrichment & Field Trips
After School & Enrichment Activities
Martial Arts
Music, Art, and Preforming Arts
Private Schools & Preschools
Sports & Fitness
Tutoring, Therapy, Special Needs 



Enrichment Activities



Academic Enrichment & Field Trips


Abrakadoodle

www.abrakadoodle.com/VA01
swalia@abrakadoodle.com
703-538-4278
6909 Custis Pwky
Falls Church, VA
Abrakadoodle, a popular creativity program, provides remarkable art classes, art camps and art parties and special events for children 20 mths to 12 years old at schools, community centers & other convenient locations.

Ashburn Ice House
www.ashburnice.com
phaman@ashburnice.com
703-858-0300
21595 Smith Switch Rd
Ashburn, VA
The Ashburn Ice House is a year round, full-service, premier indoor ice skating facility. We are committed to maintaining a fun, family oriented atmosphere, where the entire community can learn and enjoy the sport of ice skating. Our state-of-the-art facility includes: 2 NHL rinks, heated locker rooms, conference rooms with TV/VCR, Inside Edge Fitness Center, Pomodors In House Restaurant. We offer year round Learn To Skate Classes, Daily Public Skating times, Learn To Play Hockey Classes, Youth Hockey Leagues, and Adult Hockey Leagues. For a more complete listing of our ice times and programs please visit our website.

Expressive Therapy Center

expressivetherapycenter.com
info@expressivetherapycenter.com
301-869-1017
14808 Physicians Lane Suite 111
Rockville, MD
Rockville, Chevy Chase, McLean
Expressive Therapy Center is a consortium of highly experienced psychologists, art and movement therapists, social workers and marriage and family therapists. We have extensive experience with attention deficit disorder, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, depression anxiety and social skills to name a few.

Language Stars

www.languagestars.com
info@languagestars.com
773-935-7827
318 Montgomery St
Alexandria, VA
6224 C Old Dominion Dr
McLean, VA
6931 Arlington Rd Suite A
Bethesda, MD
4467 Market Commons Dr
Fairfax, VA
6134M Arlington Blvd
Falls Church, VA
656 Quince Orchard Rd Suite 110
Gaithersburg, MD
11301 Sunset Hills Rd Suite A-3
Reston, VA
Ages: 1-10
Language Stars teaches foreign language classes for kids between the ages of 1 and 10 years old, offering Parents & Tots classes for 1-3 year olds and Kids Only classes for 3-10 year olds. Utilizing our high-energy, FunImmersion® method of instruction, our native speaking teachers teach students language through games, art projects, music and more.

LearningRx

www.learningrx.com
703-689-0003
11260 Roger Bacon Dr, Ste 100
Reston, VA
8321 Old Courthouse Rd, Ste 130
Vienna, VA
14424 Albemarle Point Pl Ste 110B
Chantilly, VA
5017 Wilson Ln
Bethesda, MD
Get to the root cause of your child’s struggles--their ability to focus, think and learn. Unlike tutoring that only re-teaches subject matter, our proven program strengthens the key parts of the brain that students need to learn and read better. The results are amazing.

Little Flock Preschool & Good Shepherd Christian Academy

www.goodshepherdca.org
703-591-1216
11911 Braddock Rd
Fairfax, VA
Our goal at Good Shepherd and Little Flock Preschool is, of course, to educate your child and teach him to exercise critical thinking. But beyond that, and unlike other schools, we equip your child to influence the world for Christ. At Good Shepherd and Little Flock, your child will feel a part of a family. He will be guided by teachers and staff whose priority and passion is to inform his mind and his heart. God is woven into the fabric of Good Shepherd Christian Academy and Little Flock Preschool and it is this Christ-centered approach that makes us so special.

Lopez Studios

Performing Arts Preparatory School
www.lopezstudiosinc.com
info@lopezstudiosinc.com
703-787-0071
11425 Isaac Newton SQ
Reston, VA
Lopez Studios Inc. is an Award Winning Performing Arts Preparatory school offering premium programs in Acting, Piano, Voice and a performing arts After School Program. We also offer upper level programs such as our conservatory program as well as professional/performing opportunities. We have won the “Best of Reston” Award for 5 consecutive  years and are home of “The American Idol Dream Ticket Winner.”

Loudoun Country Day School
www.LCDS.org
info@lcds.org
703-777-3841
20600 Red Cedar Dr.
Leesburg, VA
Ages: PreK-8th Grade
LCDS is an accredited, independent, coeducational school, educating students in pre-k- 8th grade. We pride ourselves on our rigorous curriculum, nurturing environment, and extensive programs in foreign language, arts, technology, and athletics.

Montessori School of McLean

www.mcleanmontessori.org
office@mcleanmontessori.org
703-790-1049
1711 Kirby Rd
McLean, VA
Ages: 2 1/2 - 12
Preschool and Elementary classes. Spanish, French, Science, drama, music, P.E., computer, art, summer school, transportation available.

After School & Enrichment Activities 


Abrakadoodle
www.abrakadoodle.com/VA01
swalia@abrakadoodle.com
703-538-4278
6909 Custis Pwky
Falls Church, VA
Abrakadoodle, a popular creativity program, provides remarkable art classes, art camps and art parties and special events for children 20 mths to 12 years old at schools, community centers & other convenient locations.

Ashburn Ice House
www.ashburnice.com
phaman@ashburnice.com
703-858-0300
21595 Smith Switch Rd
Ashburn, VA
The Ashburn Ice H ouse is a year round, full-service, premier indoor ice skating facility. We are committed to maintaining a fun, family oriented atmosphere, where the entire community can learn and enjoy the sport of ice skating. Our state-of-the-art facility includes: 2 NHL rinks, heated locker rooms, conference rooms with TV/VCR, Inside Edge Fitness Center, Pomodors In House Restaurant. We offer year round Learn To Skate Classes, Daily Public Skating times, Learn To Play Hockey Classes, Youth Hockey Leagues, and Adult Hockey Leagues. For a more complete listing of our ice times and programs please visit our website.

BeanTree Learning Ashburn Campus

www.beantreelearning.com
ashburninfo@beantreelearning.com
571-223-3110
43629 Greenway Corporate Dr.
Ashburn, VA
BeanTree Learning is considered Northern Virginia’s premiere school for early childhood education. Offering full and part-time preschool programs, BeanTree provides unparalleled educational offerings with small class sizes and low student-teacher ratio. The preschool program provides classes in foreign language, art, music and technology led by a team of experienced educators.

BeanTree Learning Westfields/Chantilly Campus
www.beantreelearning.com
westfieldsinfo@beantreelearning.com
703-961-8222
5003 Westone Plaza
Chantilly, VA
BeanTree Learning is considered Northern Virginia’s premiere school for early childhood education. Offering full and part-time preschool programs, BeanTree provides unparalleled educational offerings with small class sizes and low student-teacher ratio. The preschool program provides  classes in foreign language, art, music and technology led by a team of experienced educators.

Black Lab Music Studio

www.blacklabmusicstudio.com
blacklabpiano@gmail.com
703-807-0580
Sleepy Hollow Estates
Falls Church, VA
Area Served: VA
Ages Served: 4 - adult
Private piano lessons in a home studio setting centered around core musical skills, ear training, creative thinking, and the love of making music. Workshops and recitals throughout the year. Registration is ongoing. Accepting any level pupil.

Blue Box Sports

www.BlueBoxSports.com
info@BlueBoxSports.com
703-953-1667
Herndon, VA
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: 18 mths. - 6 yrs.
Blue Box Sports offers SoccerTots and Lil Sluggers Baseball development classes centered around fun games that kids like to play. Classes are skills based and are designed to help develop motor skills, promote fitness, and create self confidence.

CommuniKids Preschool & Children’s Language Center

www.communikids.com
info@communikids.com
Multiple Locations
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: 18 mos. - 8 yrs.
At Communikids, our language-immersion, play-based programs are designed to equip our students with the skills needed for success in today’s world. Learn more about our full-immersion preschool, enrichment classes and summer camp on our website.

Drama Kids of Stafford & Prince William County

www.dramakids.com/va3
dramakidsnova@comcast.net
540-658-1190
Weekly classes held in Dumfries, Manassas, Woodbridge, and  Stafford, VA
Creative drama & literacy enrichment program where kids act up with a purpose! We work with your child’s imagination and creativity to develop literacy skills, public speaking, leadership/teamwork, acting abilities, self-confidence and other essential life skills. Classes are taught by experienced educators in a fast paced and fun environment! Enrollment is ongoing, as space permits. Discounts, flexible payment options, and pro-rated tuition rates are available.

Engineering For Kids
www.engineeringforkids.net
info@engineeringforkids.net
540-288-1335
Programs available in Dumbries, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Manassas, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Woodbridge, VA
Ages: 4 - 14
Engineering for Kids brings science, technology, engineering and math to elementary and middle school students in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, clubs and parties. We are proud to inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning. Engineering is, after all, one of the fastest growing industries in the world!

Expressive Therapy Center
expressivetherapycenter.com
info@expressivetherapycenter.com
301-869-1017
14808 Physicians Lane Suite 111
Rockville, MD
Rockville, Chevy Chase, McLean
Expressive Therapy Center is a consortium of highly experienced psychologists, art and movement therapists, social workers and marriage and family therapists. We have extensive experience with attention deficit disorder, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, depression anxiety and social skills to name a few.

Flying Kick Fitness Center
www.flyingkicktkd.com
flyingkicktkd@verizon.net
301-951-0543
4711 Chase Ave.
Bethesda, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: All
Build focus, discipline and confidence. Taekwondo classes in Bethesda for 15 years, and 6+ local schools. Children, adults and families welcome. We strive to build strength and confidence in body and mind.

Top Kick Martial Arts Center

www.topkickonline.com
Belmont Greene • 703-724-9306
Broadlands • 703-723-5425
Kings Park • 703-503-0101
Potomac Falls • 571-434-3334
Purcellville • 540-338-2888
South Riding • 703-327-8030
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: All
A constructive after school alternative. Traditional martial art benefits. Daily Taekwondo, games, and exercise. Transportation provided from select schools.

Franconia Baptist Preschool
www.franconiabaptistchurch.org/preschool
preschool@franconiabaptist.org
703-971-4613
5912 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA
Franconia Baptist Preschool offers a Christian education using A Beka curriculum for ages 2.5 to age 4. We offer 3, 4 and 5 days a week, as well as aftercare. We are located in the Kingstowne area of Alexandia, at the corner of Van Dorn and Franconia Road. Call us for a tour or more information. (703) 971-4613.

Gainesville Ballet

www.gainesvilleballetcompany.org
balletgainesville@gmail.com
703-753-5005
7522 Old Linton Hall Rd
Gainesville, VA

German Language Courses at The German School
www.dswashington.org/glc
glc@dswash.org
301-767-3824
8617 Chateau Dr.
Potomac, MD
Every week over 500 students ages 3 - 83 visit our school to learn or maintain their German. Highly-qualified teachers make learning German fun and meaningful through our curricular program. We differentiate all classes by age and proficiency level and our school received the AATG Center of Excellence Award.

Gymboree Play & Music

www.gymboreeclasses.com
703-836-2277
Locations:
Alexandria alexva@gymboreeclasses.com
Burke: burkeva@gymboreeclasses.com
Chantilly: chantillyva@gymboreeclasses.com
Area Served: VA
Join our Level 1 classes for Parents and Babies newborn to 6 months, Level 2 for 6-10 months, and our Music Classes beginning at 6 months. Play, Music and Art classes for children up to 5 years.

Harmonia School of Music & Art
www.harmoniaschool.org
703-938-7301
204 F Mill St. NE
Vienna, VA
Harmonia offers private and group instrumental & voice instruction, musical theatre, visual arts, early childhood music and art programs. With highly educated and experienced faculty, Harmonia School strives to achieve excellence in arts education.

Hola Baby
www.holababy.net
maria@holababy.net
703-731-1630
Arlington, VA
Hola Baby is a Spanish immersion program for babies and toddlers (ages 10 months - 5 years). The goal is to have fun in Spanish at an early age and among friends! Hola Baby helps parents introduce Spanish to their child and/or reinforce the language with their child in a social setting.

Independent School Options
www.independentschooloptions.com
703-671-8316
Located in Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC

International School of Music

www.ismw.org
info@ismw.org
301-365-5888
10450 Auto Park Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20817
next to Montgomery Mall
301-657-0763
5110 Ridgefield Rd.
Bethesda, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: 6 months to 95 years
Music lessons in all instruments and voice. All levels and ages accepted. Nurturing and experienced faculty. Optional recitals and certificate programs. Early childhood music offered (6 months - 5 years). Can schedule family members at the same time.

Jordan Kitt’s Music School
www.keyboardcenter.com
lessons@jordankitts.com
800-968-4807
Located in Rockville, MD/ Beltsville, MD/ Fairfax, VA/ Sterling, VA
Jordan Kitt’s Yamaha Music School helps children develop their musical abilities and creative expression naturally. For over 50 years, Yamaha schools around the world have taught over 6 million children to play, appreciate and create great music.

Kate McClain Social Skills
www.katemcclainsocialskills.com
katemcclainsocialskills@gmail.com
202-550-7785
3910 Lorcome Lane
Arlington, VA
Location: Cherrydale Baptist Church
Ages Served: Pre-K - 12th grade
For kids who need help with communication and friendship skills; staffed by teachers and therapists; 1:3 ratio. Kids work on social and conversation skills through supervised play, games, arts and crafts, playground time, and more. Goals are tracked weekly.

Language Fundamentals
www.languagefundamentals.com
marian@languagefundamentals.com
301-312-8847
4823 Fairmont Ave
Bethesda, MD
Area served: DC, MD,  VA
Ages Served: All
Serving individuals, schools and companies by offering English, French and Spanish language programs for adults, children and babies. Adult Group Classes, Children Group Classes, Mommy and Me Classes, Corporate Programs, Before & After School Programs.

Language Stars
www.languagestars.com
info@languagestars.com
773-935-7827
318 Montgomery St
Alexandria, VA
6224 C Old Dominion Dr
McLean, VA
6931 Arlington Rd Suite A
Bethesda, MD
4467 Market Commons Dr
Fairfax, VA
6134M Arlington Blvd
Falls Church, VA
656 Quince Orchard Rd Suite 110
Gaithersburg, MD
11301 Sunset Hills Rd Suite A-3
Reston, VA
Ages: 1-10
Language Stars teaches foreign language classes for kids between the ages of 1 and 10 years old, offering Parents & Tots classes for 1-3 year olds and Kids Only classes for 3-10 year olds. Utilizing our high-energy, FunImmersion® method of instruction, our native speaking teachers teach students language through games, art projects, music and more.

LearningRx
www.learningrx.com
703-689-0003
11260 Roger Bacon Dr, Ste 100
Reston, VA
8321 Old Courthouse Rd, Ste 130
Vienna, VA
14424 Albemarle Point Pl Ste 110B
Chantilly, VA
5017 Wilson Ln
Bethesda, MD
Get to the root cause of your child’s struggles--their ability to focus, think and learn. Unlike tutoring that only re-teaches subject matter, our proven program strengthens the key parts of the brain that students need to learn and read better. The results are amazing.

Little Flock Preschool & Good Shepherd Christian Academy
www.goodshepherdca.org
703-591-1216
11911 Braddock Rd
Fairfax, VA
Our goal at Good Shepherd and Little Flock Preschool is, of course, to educate your child and teach him to exercise critical thinking. But beyond that, and unlike other schools, we equip your child to influence the world for Christ. At Good Shepherd and Little Flock, your child will feel a part of a family. He will be guided by teachers and staff whose priority and passion is to inform his mind and his heart. God is woven into the fabric of Good Shepherd Christian Academy and Little Flock Preschool and it is this Christ-centered approach that makes us so special.

Lopez Studios Performing Arts Preparatory School
www.lopezstudiosinc.com
info@lopezstudiosinc.com
703-787-0071
11425 Isaac Newton SQ
Reston, VA
Lopez Studios Inc. is an Award Winning Performing Arts Preparatory school offering premium programs in Acting, Piano, Voice and a performing arts After School Program. We also offer upper level programs such as our conservatory program as well as professional/performing opportunities. We have won the “Best of Reston” Award for 5 consecutive  years and are home of “The American Idol Dream Ticket Winner.”

Loudoun Country Day Schoo
l
www.LCDS.org
info@lcds.org
703-777-3841
20600 Red Cedar Dr.
Leesburg VA
Ages: PreK-8th
LCDS is an accredited, independent, coeducational school, educating students in pre-k- 8th grade. We pride ourselves on our rigorous curriculum, nurturing environment, and extensive programs in foreign language, arts, technology, and athletics.

Mad Science

www.madscience.org/dc
ali@madscienceofdc.com
301-593-4777
Locations in MD, VA, DC
Ages Served: 4-12
We bring the spectacular science to you! Each 45-60 minute long party may include indoor fireworks, color changing reactions, electrical madness and much more! Kids ages 6 and up even get to make their own project to take home!

Minilinguists
www.minilinguists.com
minilinguists@verizon.net
301-770-2937
11815 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD
Ages Served: baby - 2; 3 - 5; 6 -11; 12 - 14; 15 - 17 (see schedule for each age)
Enroll your children in French or Spanish classes that use the arts and activities that children in French or Spanish classes that use the arts and activities that children love to teach them to march towards fluency. Saturday morning classes starting in the fall for ages three to five and six to nine. Other ages coming.

Misty Brae Farm
www.mistybraefarm.com
nportee@verizon.net
703-309-5454
Misty Brae Farm LLC is a recognized United States Pony Club Riding Center offering horseback riding lessons, winter, spring and summer camp, horse boarding, horse training, and horse showing, and all the benefits and opportunities available through the United States Pony Club.

The nZone
www.theNzone.com
nicoles@thenzone.com
703-266-0118
14550 Lee Rd
Chantilly, VA
The nZone isn’t just a sportsplex. We aim for more. We provide oppurtunities for athletes to develop athletic skills across a variety of sports in a family-friendly environment where they will also cultivate character traits beneficial to their competitive spirit and the community at large.

Our Savior Lutheran School
www.osva.org
osloffice@comcast.net
703-892-4846
825 South Taylor Street
Arlington, VA
Pre K through 8th Grade. Before and After School Program.
It is the mission of Our Savior Lutheran School to build character and instill values through a quality Christ-centered education in a nurturing environment. Our Savior strives to develop young people who will become responsible citizens of the world by promoting high standards of achievement in a broad and meaningful program of instruction. Many extracurricular activities. Call to schedule a tour! Please visit the website at www.osva.org.

Paint Branch Montessori School
www.pbmontessori.com
info@pbmontessori.com
301-434-0373
10309 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD
Founded 1975. Full Montessori curriculum. Nurturing, dedicated, trained teachers. Diverse student population. Low student to teacher ratio. Extended day care. Summer program. Active parent community. Enrichment programs: P.E., Music, Art & Spanish.

Play N’ Learn’s Playground Superstores

www.playgroundsuperstores.com
customer.ser@playnlearn.com
410-992-0992
9133 Red Branch Rd
Columbia, MD
Slide & climb on the finest playsets, bounce on super safe trampolines, shoot hoops at an indoor basketball court at Howard County’s best indoor playground!

Potomac Arts Academy - Acting For Young People
www.PotomacAcademy.org
cneukam@gmu.edu
703-993-9889
4260 Chain Bridge Rd.
Fairfax, VA
Ages Served: infant - senior      citizen
Potomac Arts Academy offers a wide variety of classes in Art, Music, Computer Game Design, Theatre (in partnership with Acting for Young People), as well as Early Childhood Music & Movement Classes.

Potomac Horse Center
www.potomachorse.com
301-208-0200
14211 Quince Orchard RD
North Potomac, MD
Area Served: MD
Ages Served: 5 - adult
Potomac Horse Center offers English Riding Lessons starting with children age 5 to adults, Birthday Pony Parties, an accredited Summer Horse Day Camp program, Horse Shows, Therapeutic Riding, Trail Riding Classes, and much more.

SportsPlex
Locations:
Rockville, MD
www.rockvillesports.com
info@rockvillesports.com
301-838-4455
Dulles, VA
www.dullessportsplex.com
info@dullessportsplex.com 
703-430-9966
Area Served: MD, VA
Ages Served: 18 mths. - Snrs.
Keeping your kids healthy by keeping them active. Check us out for indoor sports, summer camps, school day-off camp, awesome parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, youth & adult leagues, enrichment sports classes.

Team Makers
www.teammakers.com/dc
info@teammakersofdc.com
301-655-5328
12065 Tech Rd.
Silver Spring, MD
Ages Served: 7 - 12
Team Makers programs encourage development of team spirit, respect for others and problem-solving skills in a fun, fast-paced, active environment. Each weekly session requires children to work together through a series of high-energy themed games.

Martial Arts

Flying Kick

Fitness Center
www.flyingkicktkd.com
flyingkicktkd@verizon.net
301-951-0543
4711 Chase Ave.
Bethesda, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: All
Build focus, discipline and confidence. Taekwondo classes in Bethesda for 15 years, and 6+ local schools. Children, adults and families welcome. We strive to build strength and confidence in body and mind.

Top Kick Martial Arts Center
www.topkickonline.com
Belmont Greene • 703-724-9306
Broadlands • 703-723-5425
Kings Park • 703-503-0101
Potomac Falls • 571-434-3334
Purcellville • 540-338-2888
South Riding • 703-327-8030
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: All
A constructive after school alternative. Traditional martial art benefits. Daily Taekwondo, games, and exercise. Transportation provided from select schools.

Music, Art and Performing Arts

Abrakadoodle
www.abrakadoodle.com/VA01
swalia@abrakadoodle.com
703-538-4278
6909 Custis Pwky
Falls Church, VA
Abrakadoodle, a popular creativity program, provides remarkable art classes, art camps and art parties and special events for children 20 mths to 12 years old at schools, community centers & other convenient locations.

The Center for Ballet Arts
www.thecenterforballetarts.com
CTRBALARTS@aol.com
Phone: 703-273-5344
11215 H Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA
Areas Served: DC, MD & VA
Professional dance training offering classes in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap and Pilates. Kinderballet beginning age 3. Intensive program for Teens, Performing company. Call 703-274-5344 or email  thecenterforballletarts.com.

Black Lab Music Studio

www.blacklabmusicstudio.com
blacklabpiano@gmail.com
703-807-0580
Sleepy Hollow Estates
Falls Church, VA
Area Served: VA
Ages Served: 4 - adult
Private piano lessons in a home studio setting centered around core musical skills, ear training, creative thinking, and the love of making music. Workshops and recitals throughout the year. Registration is ongoing. Accepting any level pupil.

Drama Kids of Stafford & Prince William County
www.dramakids.com/va3
dramakidsnova@comcast.net
540-658-1190
Weekly classes held in Dumfries, Manassas, Woodbridge, and  Stafford, VA
Creative drama & literacy enrichment program where kids act up with a purpose! We work with your child’s imagination and creativity to develop literacy skills, public speaking, leadership/teamwork, acting abilities, self-confidence and other essential life skills. Classes are taught by experienced educators in a fast paced and fun environment! Enrollment is ongoing, as space permits. Discounts, flexible payment options, and pro-rated tuition rates are available.

Gainesville Ballet
www.gainesvilleballetcompany.org

balletgainesville@gmail.com
703-753-5005
7522 Old Linton Hall Rd
Gainesville, VA

Lopez Studios Performing Arts Preparatory School

www.lopezstudiosinc.com
info@lopezstudiosinc.com
703-787-0071
11425 Isaac Newton SQ
Reston, VA
Lopez Studios Inc. is an Award Winning Performing Arts Preparatory school offering premium programs in Acting, Piano, Voice and a performing arts After School Program. We also offer upper level programs such as our conservatory program as well as professional/performing opportunities. We have won the “Best of Reston” Award for 5 consecutive  years and are home of “The American Idol Dream Ticket Winner.”

Loudoun Country Day School

www.LCDS.org
info@lcds.org
703-777-3841
20600 Red Cedar Dr.
Leesburg, VA
LCDS is an accredited, independent, coeducational school, educating students in pre-k- 8th grade. We pride ourselves on our rigorous curriculum, nurturing environment, and extensive programs in foreign language, arts, technology, and athletics.

Minilinguists

www.minilinguists.com
minilinguists@verizon.net
301-770-2937
11815 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD
Ages Served: baby - 2; 3 - 5; 6 -11; 12 - 14; 15 - 17 (see schedule for each age)
Enroll your children in French or Spanish classes that use the arts and activities that children in French or Spanish classes that use the arts and activities that children love to teach them to march towards fluency. Saturday morning classes starting in the fall for ages three to five and six to nine. Other ages coming.

Studio of Ballet Arts

www.studioofballetarts.com
301-260-2626
17810 Meeting House Road Moore Bldg Ste 350
Sandy Spring, MD
SBA Performing Arts Camp, Dance, Drama, Music & Art.

Tiny Dancers

www.tinydancers.com
info@tinydancers.com
703-385-5580
Fairfax, Gainesville,
Alexandria & Middleburg locations
Area Served: VA
Programs for children ages 2-12, including “Mom & Me” for ages 2-3 with parent.

Private Schools and Preschools

A Child’s Place
www.achildsplaceinc.com
acpkids@aol.com
703-698-8050
3100 Prosperity Ave.
Fairfax, VA
Ages: 8wks - 6 years
A Child’s Place is just that... A delightful environment created for children 8 weeks to 6 year enrolled in our programs for infants, toddlers, Potty training, Pre-School and Pre-Kindergarten.Voted by the parents who read Families Magazine “Readers Choice” Finalist for Best Child Care Center.

Alexandria Country Day School

www.acdsnet.org
admissions@acdsnet.org
703-837-1303
2400 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA
Ages: Grades K-8
An independent school community, 240 students - grads K-8.  Small classes of 10-15 students.  Award-winning faculty, AM/PM care offered.  Transportation available.  Safe, secure environment - all classes held in one building.

The Auburn School
www.theauburnschool.org
info@theauburnschool.org
703-793-9353
The Auburn School grows the social and academic potential of bright students with social and communication challenges, supporting the development of academic skills, social competency and pragmatic langguage in an engaging educational environment.

Barrie School
www.barrie.org
admissions@barrie.org
301-576-2800
13500 Layhill Rd.
Silver Spring, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: 2 - grade 12
Offering a premier Montessori program age 2 through grade 5, a dynamic Middle, and college focused Upper School.

BeanTree Learning Ashburn Campus
www.beantreelearning.com
ashburninfo@beantreelearning.com
571-223-3110
43629 Greenway Corporate Dr.
Ashburn, VA
BeanTree Learning is considered Northern Virginia’s premiere school for early childhood education. Offering full and part-time preschool programs, BeanTree provides unparalleled educational offerings with small class sizes and low student-teacher ratio. The preschool program provides classes in foreign language, art, music and technology led by a team of experienced educators.

BeanTree Learning Westfields/Chantilly Campus
www.beantreelearning.com
westfieldsinfo@beantreelearning.com
703-961-8222
5003 Westone Plaza
Chantilly, VA
BeanTree Learning is considered Northern Virginia’s premiere school for early childhood education. Offering full and part-time preschool programs, BeanTree provides unparalleled educational offerings with small class sizes and low student-teacher ratio. The preschool program provides  classes in foreign language, art, music and technology led by a team of experienced educators.

Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School

www.beauvoirschool.org
202-537-6493
3500 Woodley Rd. NW
Washington, DC
Beauvoir provides an educational environment fostering a lifetime of enthusiasm for learning and growth while nurturing the spiritual, ethical, intellectual, emotional, physical and social development.

Brooksfield School
www.brooksfieldschool.org
brksfield@aol.com
703-356-KIDS
1830 Kirby Rd.
McLean, VA
Area Served: VA
Ages Served: 3 - 10
Grade Levels: Pre - K - 3rd
Spanish, dance, art & music, summer camp, drama, outdoor adventure program, extracurricular activities.

Browne Academy
www.browneacademy.org
admission@browneacademy.org
703-960-3000
5917 Telegraph Rd.
Alexandria, VA
Ages: 3 - Grade 8
Browne Academy is a co-ed day school enrolling students in Preschool (age 3)-Grade 8. We are dedicated to the development of the individual child as an independent, lifelong learner who embraces the core values of excellence, diversity and character.

Burgundy Farm Country Day School

www.burgundyfarm.org
loria@burgundyfarm.org
703-960-3431
3700 Burgundy Rd
Alexandria, VA
Burgundy provides an inclusive, creative, nuturing environment that engages the whole child. Our innovative, hands-on approach cultivates independent thinking, promotes academic excellence, instills respect for diversity and teaches responsibility.

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington

www.arlingtondiocese.org/catholicschools/index.php
catholicschools@arlingtondiocese.org
703-841-2519
Area Served: VA
Ages: Pre-School through High School
The Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Arlington serve over 17,000 students throughout Northern Virginia. Our 38 elementary and 4 high schools are committed to providing an excellent academic education rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Congressional Schools of Virginia

www.congressionalschools.org
admissions@csov.org
703-533-9711
3229 Sleepy Hollow Road
Falls Church, VA
Ages Served: Infant - Grd. 8
A co-ed independent day school on 40 acres. Infant - Grade 8. The school’s mission is to prepare children, through an innovative and accelerated curriculum, to embrace the opportunities and responsibilities they will face as global citizens. Visit www.congressionalschools.org

Edmund Burke School
www.burkeschool.org
admissions@burkeschool.org
202-362-8882
4101 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington DC
Burke is a progressive, urban, inclusive, vibrant college-prep school for 300 students in grades 6-12. Located in Washington DC, we offer challenging academics, world-class arts and championship sports with an emphasis on leadership and service.

Evergreen School

www.evergreenschool.com
admissions@evergreenschool.com
301-942-5979
10700 Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, MD
Area Served: MD
Ages Served: 18 mths. - Grd. 3
A place to think and learn and share. Montessori. Before and After Care. Spanish Immersion. Summer Camp. Call for summer Open House dates!

F.A.Z. Creative Education Center

www.fazeducation.com
703-848-8822 or
703-300-4788
1776 Old Meadow Rd.
McLean, VA
Area Served: VA
Ages Served: Birth - 7
F.A.Z. Creative Education Center offers programs for infants and children up to age 7. For over 10 years FAZ has utilized foreign languages, sports & fitness, technology and arts & crafts to create a unique educational community. Open House Quarterly.

Feynman School

www.feynmanschool.org
info@feynmanschool.org
301-365-1212
7730 Bradley Blvd.
Bethesda, MD
Ages: Preschool - 8 years
The area’s leader in educating academically gifted children, Feynman School features extraordinary programs in science, math, language arts, theater and music designed to maximize your child’s potential. Before and aftercare available.

Franconia Baptist Preschool

www.franconiabaptistchurch.org/preschool
preschool@franconiabaptist.org
703-971-4613
5912 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA
Ages: 2.5-4
Franconia Baptist Preschool offers a Christian education using A Beka curriculum for ages 2.5 to age 4. We offer 3, 4 and 5 days a week, as well as aftercare. We are located in the Kingstowne area of Alexandia, at the corner of Van Dorn and Franconia Road. Call us for a tour or more information. (703) 971-4613.

Franklin Montessori School - Forest Hills Campu
s
www.franklinmontessori.com
fm.schools@verizon.net
202-966-7747
4473 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: 2 - 6
The Franklin Montessori School provides creative and stimulating intellectual, artistic and developmental experiences for the 2 year old, pre-school and kindergarten child in Washington, DC. We offer a 10-month, 11-month or 12-month program option.

German Language Courses at The German School
www.dswashington.org/glc
glc@dswash.org
301-767-3824
8617 Chateau Dr
Potomac, MD
Ages 3-83
Every week over 500 students ages 3-83 visit our school to learn or maintain their German. Highly-qualified teachers make learning German fun and meaningful through our curricular program. We differentiate all classes by age and proficiency level and our school received the AATG Center of Excellence Award.

Good Shepherd Christian Academy & Little Flock Preschool

www.goodshepherdca.org
703-591-1216
11911 Braddock Rd.
Fairfax, VA
Ages: 3 years - 6th grade
Our goal at Good Shepherd and Little Flock Preschool is, of course, to educate your child and teach him to exercise critical thinking.  Your child will feel a part of a family. He will be guided by teachers and staff whose priority and passion is to inform his mind and his heart. God is woven into the fabric of Good Shepherd Christian Academy and Little Flock Preschool and it is this Christ-centered approach that makes us so special.

Grace Episcopal School

www.graceschoolalex.org
office@graceschoolalex.org
703-549-5067
3601 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: Preschool (age 3) - Grade 5
Grace Episcopal School provides an academically challenging and developmentally appropriate education for children in Preschool through Grade 5. Our strong academic program emphasizes the basic tools of learning: reading, writing, and mathematics. Our students receive personal attention in small classes and learn to be critical thinkers and successful problem solvers. Our highly experienced teachers are committed to knowing each student individually, and their efforts extend beyond the classroom to our playgrounds and playing fields, our stage, our enrichment programs, and our service to the greater community.

Green Acres School
www.greenacres.org
admission@greenacres.org
301-881-4100 x 189
11701 Danville Drive
North Bethesda, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: PK – 8th grade
Academic challenge, nurturing environment. Progressive: engaging curriculum & small classes focus on hands-on learning, problem solving, decision making. Extensive arts, PE, outdoors; 15 wooded acres. Superb high school/college placement.

Green Hedges School

www.greenhedges.org
ldixon@greenhedges.org
703-938-8323
415 Windover Avenue, NW
Vienna, VA
Montessori Ages: 3-6
Grades: 1-8
Campus Tours are every Wednesday at 9am. Join Green Hedges every Wednesday morning at 9am for a Campus Tour. Come glimpse the boundless future awaiting your child at Green Hedges.

Herndon United Methodist Church Preschool & Kindergarten

www.herndonumcpreschool.shutterfly.com
herndonumcpreschool@gmail.com
703-435-5688
701 Bennett St
Herndon, VA
At HUMC Preschool & Kindergarten children will feel success through achievement in an atmosphere of faith, hope, and love. Accepting children ages 2.5 - 6, we are a non-profit school established in 1993 as an outreach of Herndon United Methodist Church.

Hopkins House

www.hopkinshouse.org
skeith@hopkinshouse.org
571-480-4081/4261
Locations:
1. Helen Day Preschool
Academy • 1224 Princess St.
Alexandria, VA
2. McNeil Preschool Academy
8543 Forest Place
Alexandria, VA
Ages: 6 weeks - 5 years
A full-week, full day, year-round NAEYC accredited program. Hours of operation are weekdays, 7am to 6pm, for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years. All families are welcome. Child care free subsidy programs such as City of Alexandria, County of Fairfax, Stafford County and military are encouraged to enroll.

Independent School Options

www.independentschooloptions.com
703-671-8316
Located in Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC

Little Seasons of Georgetown

www.littleseasons.net
info@littleseasons.net
202-944-8440
3222 O. St. NW
Washington, DC
Ages: 3 months - 5yrs
We are happy to serve the Georgetown community and neighboring communities with childcare and preschool services for children 3 months to 5 years old. We believe in children focused and parent centered programs. For more information, please visit us at www.littleseasons.net. Follow us on Twitter @mylittleseasons.

Loudoun Country Day School
www.LCDS.org
info@lcds.org
703-777-3841
20600 Red Cedar Dr.
Leesburg, VA
Ages: PreK-8th grade
LCDS is an accredited, independent, coeducational school, educating students in pre-k- 8th grade. We pride ourselves on our rigorous curriculum, nurturing environment, and extensive programs in foreign language, arts, technology, and athletics.

The Maddux School
www.madduxschool.org
amullins@madduxschool.org
301-469-0223
11614 Seven Locks Road
Rockville, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: 3 – 8
Small, structured, nurturing preschool to second grade classes offering developmentally-based, academically enriching activities with an emphasis on social language.

Montessori School of McLean

www.mcleanmontessori.org
office@mcleanmontessori.org
703-790-1049
1711 Kirby Rd
McLean, VA
Ages: 2.5-12
Preschool and Elementary classes. Spanish, French, Science, drama, music, P.E., computer, art, summer school, transportation available.

Montrose Christian School
www.montrosechristian.org
admissions@montrosechristian.org
301-770-5335
5100 Randolph Rd
Rockville, MD

Nysmith School for the Gifted
www.nysmith.com
mwhite@nysmith.com
703-713-3332
12625 EDS Dr. • Herndon, VA
Area Served: VA
Ages Served: 3 – 8th grade
Family owned and operated since 1983, 620+ children 3 years through 8th Grade, 1:9 Teacher Student Ratio, Award Winning. Daily Individualized reading and math, science, computers, logic, foreign language. Loving atmosphere with exciting curriculum.

Our Savior Lutheran School

www.osva.org
osloffice@comcast.net
703-892-4846
825 South Taylor Street
Arlington, VA
Pre K through 8th Grade. Before and After School Program.
It is the mission of Our Savior Lutheran School to build character and instill values through a quality Christ-centered education in a nurturing environment. Our Savior strives to develop young people who will become responsible citizens of the world by promoting high standards of achievement in a broad and meaningful program of instruction. Many extracurricular activities. Call to schedule a tour! Please visit the website at www.osva.org.

Paint Branch Montessori School
www.pbmontessori.com
info@pbmontessori.com
301-434-0373
10309 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD
Founded 1975. Full Montessori curriculum. Nurturing, dedicated, trained teachers. Diverse student population. Low student to teacher ratio. Extended day care. Summer program. Active parent community. Enrichment programs: P.E., Music, Art & Spanish.

Pinecrest School
www.pinecrestschool.org
admissions@pinecrestschool.org
703-354-3446
7209 Quiet Cove
Annandale, VA
Ages Served: 3 yrs. – grd. 6
Preschool-Grade 6. Nurturing curiosity, confidence & a love of learning since 1957. Small classes. Challenging academics. Individualized approach allows children to grow academically, socially & emotionally at their own pace. After-care & summer camp.

Potomac Crescent Waldorf School

www.potomaccrescentschool.org
information@potomaccrescentschool.org
703-486-1309
923 South 23rd St
Arlington, VA
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages: 2 years to 3rd Grade
An Inspired Approach to Learning. Waldorf education nurtures the whole child- head, heart and hands- with developmentally appropriate learning experiences. Each classroom offers a beautiful and stimulating environment where childhood naturally unfolds.

Providence Academy
www.providenceacademyva.org
571-252-9259
835 Lee Avenue
Leesburg, VA
Ages: Full Day K-8 Program
A private, independent Christian school with a highly qualified and dedicated staff.  Rigorous academics, differentiated instruction, small class sizes, robust foreign language, competive fine arts, academic competitions, before and after school care, flexible athletics program.

Reston Montessori School
www.restonmontessori.com
office@restonmontessori.com
703-481-2922
1928 Isaac Newton Sq. W
Reston, VA
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Age Served: 3 mths. - 9 yrs.
Half day/full day programs. French language and Music classes. Academic Therapy Services. Summer/Vacation camp.

Sandy Spring Friends School
www.ssfs.org
admission@ssfs.org
301-774-7455
16923 Norwood Rd
Sandy Spring, MD
Ages: PreK-12th grade
Sandy Spring Friends School is a progressive, coed, college preparatory Quaker with an optional boarding program in the Upper School. Founded in 1961, SSFS offers a deep and rigorous academic curriculum focused on a global education and 21st-century skills, character education rooted in universal Quaker principals, SSFS sits on a pastoral 140-acre campus is an ideal setting for intellectual contemplation, athletic training, diverse extracurricular pursuits, outdoor exploration, urban excursion, and personal growth.

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS
www.shiningstarsdc.org
amuhammad@shiningstarsdc.org
202-319-2307
202-319-2309
1328 Florida Ave., NW - Annex bldg
Washington, DC
Ages: 3 years - 6th grade
Shining Stars Montessori Academy is a free, urban, AMI centered public charter school in DC. We offer children ages 3 and up a quality Montessori education, infused with culturally inclusive principles. Please visit www.shiningstarsdc.org for info.

Spring Bilingual Montessori School
www.springbma.org
sbma_office@yahoo.com
301-962-7262
3514 Plyers Mill Road
Kensington, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: 2 1/2 - 6 years
Founded in 1967, Spring Bilingual Montessori Academy has innovated and refined the concept of integrating a Montessori education with the acquisition of proficiency in a second language. Spring Academy has a academic program along with a summer camp.

St. Ann’s Academy

www.stannsacademy.net

schooloffice@stanndc.org
202-363-4460
4404 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC
Ages: PreK - 8th Grade
Saint Ann’s Academy, a Roman Catholic school steeped in tradition provides a culturally diverse and challenging academic program. We prepare our students to be independent thinkers, instilled with a global perspective, guided by Roman Catholic values.

St. George’s UMC Preschool
www.stgpreschool.com
information@stgpreschool.com
703-385-4422
4910 Ox Road
Fairfax, VA
St. George’s UMC Preschool is dedicated to developing the whole child. We provide fun age-appropriate learning experiences that meet the individual needs of each child. Come grow with us and set the stage to learn for a lifetime!

Tender Roots
www.tenderroots.com
tenderroots@yahoo.com
703-528-4330
1701 N. Bryan Street
Arlington, VA
Ages: 1 - 3
Tender Roots is a cooperative school for toddlers, inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach. Teachers guide the day, supporting children and parents in the learning process. Tender Roots is where neighborhood friendships take root.

Top Hat Montessori
www.tophatmontessori.com
info@tophatmontessori.com
240-813-0713
18243-A Flower Hill Way
Gaithersburg, MD
Ages: 2 months - 6 years
Top Hat Montessori provides a stimulating, nurturing environment where your child will grow with confidence, curiosity, and a love of learning. We focus on providing high quality care in a safe, diverse, and caring community.

Westminster School
www.westminsterschool.com
admissions@westminsterschool.com
703-256-3620
3819 Gallows Rd.
Annandale, VA
Location: Northern Virginia
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: Preschool (age 3) - Grade 8
Since 1962...providing an accelerated curriculum steeped in the classics with an emphasis on the arts. French, Latin, Music, Art, Drama, Orchestra, Daily PE, & Multiple Field Trips. Bus Service & Extended Care Available.

Sports & Fitness

Ashburn Ice House
www.ashburnice.com
phaman@ashburnice.com
703-858-0300
21595 Smith Switch Rd
Ashburn, VA
The Ashburn Ice House is a year round, full-service, premier indoor ice skating facility. We offer year round Learn To Skate Classes, Daily Public Skating times, Learn To Play Hockey Classes, Youth Hockey Leagues, and Adult Hockey Leagues. For a more complete listing of our ice times and programs please visit our website.

Flying Kick Fitness Center
www.flyingkicktkd.com
flyingkicktkd@verizon.net
301-951-0543
4711 Chase Ave.
Bethesda, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: All
Build focus, discipline and confidence. Taekwondo classes in Bethesda for 15 years, and 6+ local schools. Children, adults and families welcome. We strive to build strength and confidence in body and mind.

The nZone

www.theNzone.com
nicoles@thenzone.com
703-266-0118
14550 Lee Rd
Chantilly, VA
The nZone isn’t just a sportsplex. We aim for more. We provide oppurtunities for athletes to develop athletic skills across a variety of sports in a family-friendly environment where they will also cultivate character traits beneficial to their competitive spirit and the community at large.

Top Kick Martial Arts Center

www.topkickonline.com
Belmont Greene • 703-724-9306
Broadlands • 703-723-5425
Kings Park • 703-503-0101
Potomac Falls • 571-434-3334
Purcellville • 540-338-2888
South Riding • 703-327-8030
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: All
A constructive after school alternative. Traditional martial art benefits. Daily Taekwondo, games, and exercise. Transportation provided from select schools.

Misty Brae Farm
www.mistybraefarm.com
nportee@verizon.net
703-309-5454
Misty Brae Farm LLC is a recognized United States Pony Club Riding Center offering horseback riding lessons, winter, spring and summer camp, horse boarding, horse training, and horse showing, and all the benefits and opportunities available through the United States Pony Club.

Play N’ Learn’s Playground Superstores
www.playgroundsuperstores.com
customer.ser@playnlearn.com
410-992-0992
9133 Red Branch Rd
Columbia, MD
Slide & climb on the finest playsets, bounce on super safe trampolines, shoot hoops at an indoor basketball court at Howard County’s best indoor playground!

Tutoring, Therapy, Special Needs

Expressive Therapy Center
expressivetherapycenter.com
info@expressivetherapycenter.com
301-869-1017
14808 Physicians Lane Suite 111
Rockville, MD
Rockville, Chevy Chase, McLean
Expressive Therapy Center is a consortium of highly experienced psychologists, art and movement therapists, social workers and marriage and family therapists. We have extensive experience with attention deficit disorder, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, depression anxiety and social skills to name a few.

Independent School Options
www.independentschooloptions.com
703-671-8316
Located in Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC

Ivymount Outreach Programs
www.ivymountoutreach.org
301-469-0223
11614 Seven Locks Rd
Rockville, MD
Area Served: DC, MD, VA
Ages Served: 0 - 21
Ivymount Outreach Programs helps children achieve to become more competent communicators, motor performers, and learners. We provide assessments, consultations, therapy, training, and other servcies to children, families, schools, and agencies.

LearningRx
www.learningrx.com
703-689-0003
11260 Roger Bacon Dr, Ste 100
Reston, VA
8321 Old Courthouse Rd, Ste 130
Vienna, VA
14424 Albemarle Point Pl Ste 110B
Chantilly, VA
5017 Wilson Ln
Bethesda, MD
Get to the root cause of your child’s struggles--their ability to focus, think and learn. Unlike tutoring that only re-teaches subject matter, our proven program strengthens the key parts of the brain that students need to learn and read better. The results are amazing.