Judy Center at Cradlerock

The Judy Center Partnership serves children birth-age 5 yrs old and their families who live in the Cradlerock Elementary attendance area (check your address in our school locator), including those enrolled in Pre-K, Kindergarten, Dasher Green Head Start and our partner Child Care programs.

Located in Howard County, Maryland
Judy Center Learning Cottage (located to the left of Cradlerock ES, near playground)
Cradlerock Elementary School
6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: 410-313-8224

Important News & Upcoming Events

Family Fun Day at The Judy Center Aug 17 10am-12pm

Bring a blanket and join the Judy Center for fun and games at the Cradlerock playground. Friday August 17th 2018. 10:00am-12:00 pm. Judy Center children ages birth to five and their families. Please RSVP by August 10th to 410-313-8224 or amy_h_kelly@hcpss.org

Registration open for Full Day Pre-K at Cradlerock Elementary

The HCPSS Pre-K program is a high-quality, half-day prekindergarten program. Students must be four years old by September 1, 2018 to be considered for enrollment in fall 2018. The comprehensive curriculum taught by certified staff supports early learning and school readiness and provides experiences that foster children’s academic, social, emotional and physical development. For more information regarding eligibility, please visit http://www.hcpss.org/schools/pre-k-programs/

Popsicles on the Playground August 1 & August 23 6:00-7:00 pm

Incoming Kindergarteners and their families come out for informal playtime on the playground. August 1 and August 23 6:00-7:00 pm on the Cradlerock Elementary School Playground.

HCPSS Offers Summer Food Program at East Columbia Library

Running from Monday June 25 through Friday August 17th, the HCPSS Summer Food Service Program will be available Monday-Friday 12-1:30 pm. Howard County Library East Columbia Branch 6600 Cradlerock Way.

Howard County Library offers Sensory Friendly Stories and Fun

Children of all abilities and their caregivers welcome to this supportive, judgement-free class that includes stories, music and movement in a small group. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 minutes. Registration required.

Baby and Me Classes at the Judy Center Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 Oct 9-Oct 30

Please join The Judy Center for Baby and Me (ages birth-18 months) classes. Facilitator Cindy Neumann has more than 25 years of experience and is known as the "baby whisperer" among her colleagues. She is an expert in newborn care and early childhood education. Have fun with your baby as you participate in developmental activities designed to stimulate and engage. You and your baby will enjoy music, puppets, instruments, streamers, parachute and other props as you sing, move and explore! Classes are held in the Judy Center Tuesdays Oct 9, 16, 23, and 31 2018 1:30-2:30 pm