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Judy Center Early Learning Hubs Lunch and Learn Summer Meal Program and Summer 5-Day Meal Pick Up


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Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178
Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135

LEONARDTOWN, MD - St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ (SMCPS) Judy Center Early Learning Hubs and Food and Nutrition Services is pleased to announce its free summer meals program in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Library, the Department of Social Services, and a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. Children and their families will be able to access a free and nutritious meal Monday-Friday for 10 weeks during the summer. Meals for children 18 and under are free. The cost of meals for adults accompanying their children will be covered by the St. Mary’s County Department of Social Services. Details about the Judy Centers’ Lunch and Learn Program and Lunch at the Library are included below.

Beginning on Monday, June 10, 2024, to Friday, July 5, 2024, all Fridays in July, and again on August 2, 2024, to August 16, 2024, the Lexington Park Library will host Lunch at the Library. Students and their families may visit the library from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. to receive a nutritious meal.

Beginning on Monday, July 8, 2024, to Thursday, August 1, 2024, the SMCPS’ Judy Center Lunch and Learn will operate at Lexington Park Elementary School (LPES) from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Meals will be served at the Lexington Park Library on Fridays in July. Children and their parents/guardians may visit the site for a nutritious meal and a fun learning activity provided by Judy Center staff and their partners. Schools are closed on Fridays in July and families will have access to Lunch at the Library from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Beginning on Monday, June 10, 2024, and ending on August 12, 2024, Food and Nutrition Services will provide breakfast and lunch 5-day meal packs for children 18 and under weekly on Mondays at four locations with two pick-up times. Meal packs will be available to children who are not participating in Lunch and Learn or Title I Summer School programs where meals are provided. Pre-registration is required to receive these meals. Please use this link to register Summer Meals Registration Locations and pick-up times are listed below.

Day: Monday from June 10-August 12, 2024

Pick-Up: Times 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM


Chopticon High School
2530 Colton Point Road
Morganza, MD  20660

Leonardtown High School
23995 Point Lookout Road
Leonardtown, MD  20650

Oakville Elementary School
26410 Three Notch Road
Mechanicsville, MD  20659

Spring Ridge Middle School
19856 Three Notch Road
Lexington Park, MD  20653

For additional information regarding lunch, please contact Food and Nutrition Services at  

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


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Leonardtown, MD 20650