All kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve, under the guidance of caring adults who believe in their potential. We see every interaction with young people as an opportunity for learning and development - all grounded in the Y's core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
The Dorchester County 4-H program is the youth development program of University of Maryland Extension. The program has a variety of delivery modes based on a volunteer effort of both adults and teens. Youth may participate in special interest groups, after-school programs, or organized community clubs in various subject areas. Programs are focused on creating opportunities for youth to develop the Essential Elements necessary to help youth become competent, caring adults.
The Benedictine School is a non-graded, twelve-month residential and day school for males and females, ages 5 - 21, grades k-12 with mild-severe intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities, and autism.
Predicated on strong collaboration and communication between school district and our staff, our district programs are designed to provide support and services for students to increase both their scholastic and their social functioning. The students are served in highly structured, therapeutic classroom settings inside public schools. The academic, social-emotional, and behavioral needs of each student are met through such means as a low staff-to-student ratio, individualized and small-group teaching approaches, counseling services, and a comprehensive behavior management system.
Wherever you are and wherever you want to go in life, Chesapeake College can help you get there. Founded as Maryland’s first regional community college in 1965, Chesapeake offers a range of educational opportunities that combine excellence, convenience, and affordability. Our degree programs (with more than 70 college majors), certificate programs, career training, non-credit workforce training, and lifelong learning have transformed the lives of thousands on the Eastern Shore.