Kids Adventures At Piney Branch - Takoma Park MD Licensed Child Care Center

7510 Maple Avenue , Takoma Park MD 20912
(240) 678-6644

About the Provider

Description: Kids Adventures was founded by Greg and Cathey Carver and Brian Rindos in response to a group of families who were looking for a different type of program for their children. They wanted a program where their children were well supervised, active, and entertained. The result was Kids Adventures.

Greg, a father of 5 children, majored in Education at Louisiana State University. He has worked in Montgomery County Schools and directed high adventure and summer day camps for the past 14 years. He is currently a Boy Scout leader, volunteers with a teen organization for his church, and coaches youth basketball, baseball, & football.

Cathey, a working mother, majored in General Business at Louisiana State University. In addition to raising 5 wonderful children, she has been involved in teaching and organizing youth programs, youth conferences, summer camps and child care programs. She is actively involved in the PTA, and served as a Brownie Leader for the GSA.

Brian Rindos, a graduate of the University of Maryland, has directed summer and school-year programs in Montgomery County for the past 16 years. It is his belief that including children and families in the planning process will lead to a more enjoyable experience for everyone. Brian is a member of the Montgomery County Interagency Coordinating Board Committee for Excellence in Child Care as well as being an active member with a number of pediatric and adolescent health organizations.

Three of Greg and Cathey’s children have grow up through the Kids Adventures programs and have each worked in the program as older teens and adults. Through their positive experiences working in Kids Adventures, two have chosen to study education and become full time teachers.

The staff is the driving force behind what goes on at Kids Adventures. They are a diverse group of individuals brought together by their common goal to give your child an experience they’ll never forget. Kids Adventures staff is made up of school teachers, college graduates, college and high school students, as well as child care professionals with varying levels of education and training to ensure a proper fit with your child. Our staff strives to create a safe environment that promotes the growth of each camper/student as an individual.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 161964
  • Capacity: 60
  • Age Range: 5 years to 15 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Region 5 - Montgomery County
  • District Office Phone: (240) 314-1400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulations Status
2024-01-11 Full 13A.16.02.01E Open
Findings: Licensing specialist was not able to observe the most recent license posted at a location in the center where it can be easily seen and read.
2024-01-11 Full 13A.16.03.04C Open
Findings: Licensing specialist observed children's records that were not updated with a parent's signature and date.
2024-01-11 Full 13A.16.03.05B Open
Findings: Licensing specialist was not able to observe current staffing patterns to reflect staff changes.
2024-01-11 Full 13A.16.03.06A(2) Open
Findings: Licensing specialist was not notified about two employees who's employment ended.
2024-01-11 Full 13A.16.11.04A(3) Open
Findings: Licensing specialist observed medication that was expired.
2021-12-08 Full 13A.16.03.04C Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed at least 4 emergency forms missing the full information of the physician, 1 missing an authorize pick up, and 1 missing the signature and date of the parent. Facility shall submit a letter of correction.
2021-12-08 Full 13A.16.03.04D(3) Corrected
Findings: Specialist did not observed a health assessment for two children and one missing part II. Facility shall submit a letter of correction.
2021-12-08 Full 13A.16.03.06A(2) Corrected
Findings: Facility did not notify OCC of the ending of employment for one 1 staff. Facility shall submit a letter of correction.
2021-12-08 Full 13A.16.10.01C Corrected
Findings: Specialist did not observe the emergency numbers posted in the facility. Provider shall submit a letter of correction.
2021-12-08 Full 13A.16.10.02E Corrected
Findings: Specialist did not observe a large gauze pad or sanitary napkin inside of the first aid kit. Facility shall submit a letter of correction.
2020-12-04 Mandatory Review
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2019-12-05 Full 13A.16.10.01A(3)(c) Corrected
Findings: Specialist did not observe the emergency disaster drill.
2019-12-05 Full 13A.16.03.04B(1) Corrected
Findings: Specialist only observed the emergency form for a child enrolled in the program. Center did not have child's health inventory.
2019-12-05 Full 13A.16.03.02A Corrected
Findings: Specialist did not observed the health inventory for a child enrolled in the child care program.

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