Category: Mountainside

Category: Mountainside

The Frederick News Post: County launches program to help businesses invest in renewable energy

Posted by on October 17, 2017

County launches program to help businesses invest in renewable energy By Samantha Hogan (shogan@newspost.com) Bar-T Mountainside Summer Camp near Urbana has been pre-approved to be the first business in Frederick County to install solar panels through a new state- and county-backed financing model. Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Loans — known as PACE — help businesses pay for equipment that will reduce their energy consumption and costs through loans attached to the property rather than the business owner. The County […]

Bar-T Summer Camps are “All Hands on Deck” this week… Find out how you can get involved!

Posted by on August 4, 2017

At Bar-T, we’re always looking for ways that we can help lend a hand to families in our communities who could use a little extra help. We’ve expanded our efforts over the past few years within our school year programs and are excited to extend them to our Summer Camps this year. This week, August 7-11th, we will be doing various projects throughout our camps that will help brighten the lives of others. We will also be collecting school supplies to […]

Spotlight on Specialty Camps: Photography Camp

Posted by on July 18, 2017

One of our new Specialty Camps this year is Photography Camp! We were very excited to invite campers to get behind the lens of a DSLR camera and explore camp through different angles. Our instructors, Marcus and Martin, both work for Bar-T year-round, but they’re also accomplished photographers. They developed a curriculum that teaches campers the fundamentals of photography as well as digital editing. All of the photos in this post are from Photography Camp and we are in awe […]

Spotlight on Specialty Camps: Lacrosse Camp

Posted by on July 11, 2017

About a decade ago, we decided to venture into a lesser-known area of Summer Camps called “Specialty Camps.” We started with soccer, basketball, and a few sports camps, but as interest in different specialties grew, so did our camp selection! One of our new camps this year is Lacrosse Camp! Lacrosse is the Official Team Sport of the State of Maryland and it’s been rising in popularity in youth sports over the past twenty years. During the second week of camp […]

Bar-T Celebrates Earth Day 2017

Posted by on April 21, 2017

It may sound cliche, but every day is Earth Day here at Bar-T. In each of our programs, we focus on our environment and how our actions impact the world we live in. Here are just a few ways we incorporate environmentalism into our programming: Our fearless leader, Joe Richardson, Sr., is our Owner-turned-Environmental Advocate who continues to push Bar-T into the cutting edge of Environmental Education. Everything that we will be highlighting here has happened because of this catalyst […]