Parks Exist for People

Parks & People exists to ensure that Baltimore’s parks are beautiful, safe, active spaces that are accessible to and used by everyone.

Introducing people to our city's green spaces

For many city residents, Parks & People’s summer camp (link to SuperKids), athletic programs (link to Middle School Sports) and high school internships (link to Branches) provide their first time hiking through the woods in Druid Hill Park, eating a summer ripened tomato from a community garden, or even being part of a sports league playing in parks around the city.

Getting kids outside and active

The majority of low to moderate income city youth live in highly urbanized neighborhoods with limited access to natural spaces.  Every year, Parks & People makes it possible for over 1,000 city 2nd – 12th graders to be engaged in meaningful programs emphasizing physical activity, environmental education, college and career readiness and character development.  All our programs:

  • Provide safe, supervised access for kids to be outside and gain physical skills in our city’s parks
  • Use our parks to deepen the connection of city youth and adults to each other and their environment through hands-on education and community service.
  • Instill attributes of teamwork, responsible decision-making and collaboration for all our youth participants, guided by trained and caring adults

Our vision is for a Baltimore where everyone is connected to their community and to each other through a network of vibrant parks and green spaces buzzing with activity.

We encourage you to explore our programs below and join us to make this vision a reality.

SuperKids Camp

Our Camp Can Make Your Kid Super

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Middle School Sports

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Pathway to Green Careers in Baltimore and Beyond

    Click here to apply to the 2020 - 2021 Branches School-year Internship Program…

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