Exciting teen trips are offered to area teens, ages 12-17! 

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. The parent MUST register their own teen in the system if they already are not in the system. Once in the system, it is in there for life and you can register online anytime and anywhere.  Registration and payment for all programs/trips can be processed at any City of Laurel facility during regular business hours or online. You can register for all of our programs at the Laurel Armory, Robert J. Di Pietro Community Center or City Hall. Registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. 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. Parental permission slips are required for all trips. All trips leave from Robert J DiPietro Community Center, 7901 Cypress Street, Laurel MD 20707. 

****Even FREE trips, you must still be registered!!!!****

 

EVERY TEEN MUST HAVE A WAIVER COMPLETED TO GO ON ALL TRIPS! Below is the waiver, if this waiver is not handed in, they do not go on the trip. 

 

 

6793 SATURDAY, APRIL 6- PICNIC, & EXPLORE AT GREAT FALLS NATIONAL PARK along the Potomac River. Enjoy both the relaxation and the adventure of walking the C & O Canal path and climbing the cliffs. View the spectacular waterfalls! Take your own lunch, eat along the shore or snack bar is available. Depart 9:00 AM  Return 4:00 PM  COST: $5.00

 

6794 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 - PHOTO SHOOT @ NATIONAL ARBORETUM & THE NATIONAL ZOO /SPRING BREAK SCHOOL’S OUT-Enjoy the 400 acre paradise of thousands of species of trees and plants including the miniature Bonsai exhibit, the Asian Forest, the Conifer Forest, gardens of rare flowers and beautiful landscaping. The NATIONAL ZOO features hundreds of animals and creatures from around the world including the Giant Pandas. Bring your own lunch for picnicking at either the Arboretum or zoo or buy lunch at the zoo. Be sure to have your phone charged or take your best camera for these outstanding opportunities. Depart 9:00 AM Return @ 5:00 PM COST: $5.00

 

6795 SATURDAY, MAY 11-SUNDAY, MAY 12 - WEEKEND TRIP TO BUSCH GARDENS IN WILLIAMSBURG

Way more than an amusement park!  Enjoy the thrilling rides, entertaining shows and attractions. 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 (Quality Inn), hotel breakfast, and round trip transportation. Depart Saturday, 6:30 AM Return Sunday, 8:00 PM COST: $99

 

6796 MAY 30- ZIPLINING & GIANT SWING @ TERRAPIN ADVENTURE PARK-Glide through the trees as you feel the adrenaline rush as gravity propels you on the zipline.  Anticipate the thrill of 2 Gs of force as your partner hits the release rope as the swing rushes to the sky. Includes use of safety harness and helmet. Stopping at a fast food restaurant for dinner (on your own) on our return trip. Depart 4:00 PM Return 7:15 PM  COST: $33.00

 

6797 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19- KING'S DOMINION AMUSEMENT PARK TRIP-Enjoy the thrill of the various rides and attraction that this famous park has to offer.  Be sure to bring money for the assortment of refreshments this park has to offer. Depart 7:00 AM Return 9:00 PM COST: $44

 

6798 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26- Explore NATIONAL HARBOR ON THE POTOMAC RIVER. 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 (optional for $15). Depart 9:30 AM Return: 2:45 PM Cost: $5:00

 

6799 SATURDAY, JULY 13- A DAY AT THE BEACH-OCEAN CITY, MD- Enjoy the world-famous Ocean City Beach with its glistening white sand and blue ocean. 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!!! Depart 6:30 AM Return 8:30 PM COST: $5

 

6800 WEDNESDAY, JULY 17- LURAY CAVERNS/SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK/SKYLINE DRIVE- With a guided tour, explore the natural wonders of the majestic underground Caverns. Cool off in the summer where it’s 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. Depart 8:00 AM Return 8:00 PM COST: $20

 

6801 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7- THE DISTRICT WHARF- Explore Washington’s hottest new waterfront. Check out the many parks and piers. Enjoy lunch at one of the many restaurants. Go shopping. Just enjoy the beautiful view of the Potomac River and the sites of the city’s shoreline. DEPART 9:45 AM RETURN 2:45 PM COST: $5.00

 

*NEW ADULT EXCURSION*

WED AUGUST 28, 2019

 

BATTLE OF THE BELTWAYS: BALTIMORE ORIOLES AT THE WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Enjoy two local MLB teams battle it out for a potential play-off spot. For additional information contact 301-725-7800 or Robert Giuliani at 301-717-2740

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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.