TEEN TRIPS ages 13-18 (graduating high school seniors)
SHREK THE MUSICAL #9495
FRI APRIL 1- Cost $20.00
Depart 5:45 PM; Return 10:30 PM
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek the Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure play performed by Arundel High Drama Department. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life.
GREAT FALLS NATIONAL PARK #9496
WED JUNE 22- Cost $5.00
Depart 10:00 AM; Return 3:00 PM
Explore Great Falls National Park along the Potomac River. Enjoy both the relaxation and the adventure of walking the C & O Canal path and the excitement of climbing the smaller cliffs. View the magnificent waterfalls. Take pictures with friends of the spectacular summer scenery and wildlife, perfect for your next IG post or TikTok. Take your own lunch for a picnic. Price includes transportation, entrance fee, and parking.
KING'S DOMINION AMUSEMENT PARK #9497
WED JUNE 29- Cost $45.00
Depart 8:00 AM; Return 10:00 PM
Enjoy the thrill of the various rides and attraction that this famous park has to offer. Top roller coasters and cool off at Soak City with lots of water slides and wave pool. Be sure to bring money for the assortment of refreshments, snacks, and games this park has to offer. Price includes transportation and park admission.
NATIONAL HARBOR #9498
WED JULY 13- Cost $5.00
Depart 9:30 AM; Return 3:00 PM
Sightsee and shop at the array of quality stores. Have lunch at any of the top restaurants featuring foods from around the world. Ride the gigantic, glass-enclosed air-conditioned seated Capital Ferris Wheel (purchase on your own at harbor or in advance online). Price includes transportation and parking.
OCEAN CITY TRIP #9499
WED JULY 20- Cost $10.00
Depart 6:30 AM; Return 8:30 PM
Enjoy the world-famous Ocean City Beach! The 4-mile-long boardwalk features an array of attractions including shops, restaurants, amusement rides, and a variety of food that's guaranteed to please anyone's palate! Don't forget the suntan lotion! Price includes transportation and parking.
LURAY CAVERNS/SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK #9500
WED AUG 3- Cost $20.00
Depart 8:00 AM; Return 8:00 PM
Explore the natural wonders of the majestic underground Caverns that will leave you in awe. Includes admission to Caverns, Antique Car Museum, ToyTown Junction and Luray Valley Museum. We will also do a sightseeing drive tour of the Shenandoah National Forest and hike to the magnificent Dark Hollow Falls so be sure to pack your tennis shoes. We will stop for lunch (on your own) at a local restaurant.
ADULT TRIPS ages 18+ and 21+
MGM RESORT/CASINO & NATIONAL HARBOR (21+) #9488
SAT APRIL 2
R $15.00, NR $20.00
Depart 12:00 PM; Return 8:00 PM
Enjoy admittance to the glittering Casino and explore different levels of the opulent building and all its amenities. Check out the Conservatory and take in the beautiful rooftop view with its mesmerizing water fountain overlooking the ports of the National Harbor, Old Town, Alexandria and check out the great vista of our Nation's Capital. If desired, have lunch on your own at one of the restaurants at the casino. We leave MGM at 4:00 pm and head to National Harbor where one can indulge in alluring sights including the Great Awakening Statue in the sand and Air Force One and an array of wonderful restaurants and shops to fill anyone's tastes. Enjoy dinner on your own at one of the exquisite restaurants or inexpensive eateries.
GREAT FALLS NATIONAL PARK (18+) #9490
SAT APRIL 30
R $17.00, NR $20.00
Depart 10:00 AM; Return 4:30 PM
Let’s enjoy both the relaxation and the adventure of walking the C & O Canal path and the excitement of climbing the smaller cliffs. We’ll check out a few hidden shorelines and view the magnificent waterfalls! Take pictures of the spectacular spring scenery. We will enjoy dining (on your own) either inside or outside at the quant Old Angler’s Inn (built in 1860 and oozing with ambience).
EXPLORE HARPER'S FERRY (18+) #9491
SAT MAY 7
R $17.00, NR $20.00
Depart 9:30 AM; Return 5:00 PM
View the magnificent vistas where with a backdrop of mountains, the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers meet. Hike along the beautiful trails or explore the historic buildings, monuments, landmarks, in the charming little downtown district, which includes an array of restaurants to satisfy your taste! Check out the site of abolitionist John Brown’s famous 1859 raid with intent to end slavery. Price includes transportation and admission into the National Park which is where the town is situated.
NATIONAL ARBORETUM & FRANCISCAN MONTASTERY (18+) #9492
SAT MAY 21
R $15.00, NR $20.00
Depart 9:30 AM; Return 4:00 PM
Take advantage of the spring weather and the 400-acre oasis of thousands of species of trees and plants including the miniature Bonsai Tree exhibit, the Asian Forest, the Conifer Forest, gardens of rare flowers and beautiful land- scaping. Next, we’ll visit the famous Franciscan Monastery built in 1899, which features a magnificent garden as well as replicated shrines of the Holy Land. Free tours of the church and catacombs are available. We encourage you to pack a lunch and enjoy a gorgeous relaxing picnic on the Arboretum grounds.
BLACK ANKLE WINERY (21+) #9493
SAT JUNE 11
R $10.00, NR $15.00
Depart 11:30 AM; Return 5:00 PM
Enjoy the beautiful scenery among the vineyards and rolling hills of Western Maryland. Includes a guided tour of the winery. Wine tasting is available. Sit at a table overlooking the countryside or take your own chair or blanket. Savor the taste of some cheeses, meats and a French baguette or one may take their own food! Refreshments are on your own.
GUINNESS BREWERY (21+) #9494
SAT JULY 9
R $10.00, NR $15.00
Depart 3:00 PM; Return 8:00 PM
Includes tour of the new Brewery with optional tasting. Enjoy light food (appetizers and sandwiches) and world-renowned brews at the taproom with an option for elaborate meal at 1876 Restaurant. Food & beer and tasting at your own cost. Outdoor dining/drinking is available.
(All miniors must be accompanied by a paying adult guardian)
TO BE ANNOUNCED
For questions, please contact Robert Giuliani at 301-717-2740 or [email protected]
All trips are on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to change or cancellation due to insufficient registration. Pre-registration is MANDATORY. Registration and payment for all programs/trips can be processed at the Laurel Armory, Robert J. DiPietro Community Center, or Laurel Municipal Center. Online registration is permitted once you are entered into the City system; parents MUST register their own child in the system FIRST before registering online. No adult is permitted to register other people’s children for the City system. Children under the age of 18 are welcome to attend family trips with a parent/legal guardian but must be 4'9'' or taller due to the State of Maryland Child Passenger Safety Laws. Children who require a child restraint or booster seat will not be permitted to attend these trips. Refunds are only issued if a program/trip is cancelled. Registration and monies will not be taken on the day of the trip. Trip costs include transportation and admission unless stated otherwise. All trips leave from Robert J. DiPietro Community Center, 7901 Cypress Street, Laurel MD 20707.