Welcome to Kids’ and Teen College at the College of Southern Maryland.

We are looking forward to another fun-filled year! To ensure a safe and quality learning experience, please read through this document carefully for important information and required forms.

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the Continuing Education Information line at 301-539-4760 or email the Kids' and Teen College staff at conedops@csmd.edu.

Pick Up and Drop Off and Contact Procedures

To ensure a safe experience for your children, please review and follow the Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures and Locations. Please note that the contact information for each campus is located on this sheet. If you cannot reach the campus coordinator, please contact the support specialist, or Kids’ and Teen College Program Coordinator respectively.

Parents should physically drop off and pick up their children and sign them in and out at the designated locations. When signing students out, there will be a 100% ID check for any person picking up a student. There will be no exceptions to this rule. Please discuss any potential custodial issues that may result in pick- up concerns directly with the Campus Coordinator on the first day of class.

Finally, if you would like to provide permission for anyone to pick up your child not previously noted on the Student Information and Parent Consent Form, please submit a written letter to the Campus Coordinator on the first day of class.

Rules of the Road

It is imperative to discuss the Rules of the Road with your child as the student conduct policy is strictly enforced.

Demographic Changes

It is essential that CSM staff be able to contact you if there is an emergency or the college closes for unforeseen reasons. Please complete the Demographic Change Form if you have had any changes to your contact information or address recently. This form should be provided to the Campus Coordinator on the first day of class.

Medication

If your child needs to take medication, please complete Medication Distribution Consent Form, obtain your physician’s signature, and submit it to the Campus Coordinator on the first day of class. Please note that CSM employees may not distribute or administer medication. Finally, medication not picked up by parents at the end of classes will be discarded after one week.

Policy for Late Pickup of Children

If your child is not picked up by 12:15 p.m. from the morning class there will be a charge of $30 until 1 p.m. after that it will be an additional $1 per minute. This fee must be paid prior to your child returning to class. If you are late, you can pick-up your child up at:

  • La Plata Campus: Building ST, Room 143
  • Leonardtown Campus: Building B, Room 116
  • Prince Frederick Campus: Building PFA, Room 123              

If your child is not picked up by 4:15 p.m. from the afternoon class there will be a charge of $30 until 6 p.m. after that it will be an additional $1 per minute. This fee must be paid prior to your child returning to class. If you are late, you can pick-up your child at:

  • La Plata Campus: Building ST, Room 114
  • Leonardtown Campus: Building B, Room 117
  • Prince Frederick Campus: Building PFA, Room 124

If parents are persistently late for pick-up, CSM reserves the right to request your child be removed from class for the week without a refund.

Disability Procedures

CSM is committed to making individuals with disabilities full participants in its programs, services, and activities in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all other pertinent laws. This includes individuals with documented disabilities interested in participating in Kids' and Teen College. Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations in order to participate in the college’s instructional programs should notify the ADA Coordinator on the nearest campus at least one month before the class begins. Requests made after this deadline will be considered on an individual basis and addressed whenever possible. Information on available services can be located on our Disability Services website.

Lunch and Food Allergies

If your child attends all day, you must supply a lunch. Pack foods that do not require refrigeration. You may send a beverage, or your child may purchase soda or fruit juice from a vending machine.

A hot lunch option is available for your child at the La Plata campus only. For more information contact Corazon Dones via FoodServices@csmd.edu or call (301) 539-4715.

Summer staff will supervise students during lunch. Students also have short breaks throughout the day. You may send snacks or money (cash)  for vending machine treats.

Students with Food Allergies

It is recommended that students with food allergies bring all food from home. CSM and CDL Inc. will not assume any liability for adverse reactions to foods consumed, or items one may be exposed to or come in contact with while eating on any college premises.