TEEN TRIPS ages 13-18 (graduating high school seniors)

Shenandoah Teen Trip

WED SEP 1 Luray Caverns & Shenandoah National Park Course #9251
$20.00 Depart 8:00 am, Return 8:00 pm
With a guided tour, explore the natural wonders of the majestic underground Caverns. Cool off in the summer where it is a constant 54 degrees. The splendor of the stalactites and stalagmites will

leave you in awe. Includes admission to Caverns, as well as the 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 as well as enjoy the Virginia countryside. We will stop for lunch (on your own) at a local restaurant.

THU SEP 16 (NO SCHOOL!) National Harbor Course #9252
$5.00 Depart 9:30 am, Return 2:45 pm
Sightsee and shop at the array of quality stores. Have lunch at any of the top restaurants featuring foods from around the world. Take pictures of the beautiful sights along the river. Explore the exquisite grounds of the Gaylord Convention Center.

Guinness Adult Trip

ADULT TRIPS ages 21+


SUN SEP 12 Black Ankle Winery Course #9255
R $5.00, NR $10.00 Depart 2:30 pm, Return 8:00 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 depending on availability (not included in price). 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. Fee includes group reservation and transportation.

Busch Gardens

Family Trips 
(minors must be accompanied by an adult guardian)

SAT OCT 16 - SUN OCT 17 Busch Gardens Weekend Trip Course #9256
Price TBT Depart Saturday, 6:30 am, Return Sunday, 8:00 pm
Way more than an amusement park! Enjoy the thrilling rides, entertaining shows and attractions. Newer ride this year is the daring PANTHEON RIDE roller coaster which has 4 separate launches and a steeper drop than the GRIFFIN! Visit the countries of ITALY, FRANCE, ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND, & NEW FRANCE (FRENCH CANADA) and enjoy the scrumptious, mouth-watering, food specialties of each (on your own) as well as the ethnic entertainment and shops. Annually voted “Most Beautiful Park.” Too much for one day, so this is a two day trip which includes 2-day admission, overnight hotel, hotel breakfast, and round trip transportation

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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.


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The Department of Parks and Recreation offers recreation programs and services throughout six facilities and 19 park sites encompassing over 222 acres of parkland.