The McKim Center | Building Strong Community Since 1821
Since 1975, athletics has stood at the center of McKim's programming. Currently, athletic programming occurs from 6-8 PM on most Mondays through Fridays and on select weekends. Athletic enrichment is also integrated into portions of the academic program earlier during the day. McKim's athletics are grounded in principles of good sportspersonship and exercise science. McKim offered, offers, or will offer the following age-appropriate athletic enrichment:
Track & Field.
With our Educational and Health Services Partner, the Baltimore Wisdom Project (BWP) of Wisdom Projects, Inc., McKim offers programming for our "Free School" involving STEM education in life science, environmental justice, and engineering integrated with peace studies, holistic health, healthy foodways, cultural studies, visual arts, and music. McKim youth enhance their understanding of the natural world. Youth also engage in outdoor wilderness exploration on field trips. McKim's healing arts involves deep practices of de-escalation, mindfulness, conflict management, and restorative justice.
With the BWP, McKim also offers monthly support groups, training, and peer counseling for parents and youth to become peace ambassadors in their neighborhoods and communities.
For decades, the McKim Center has partnered with local community leaders in the AA and NA movement to host addiction and recovery support groups.
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