So What Else Inc. is providing 35 diverse after-school programs weekly during the school year, 15 weeks of quality day camp over the summer and serving more than 1,500 kids a year. All of our programming is free of cost for youth, families, host schools and centers.
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So What Else is a grassroots service organization focusing on the empowerment and development of youth, through out of school time enrichment and community service.

Latest News

Summer Camp 2015!


So What Else is pleased to announce the kick off of our summer camp day programs on Monday June 22nd! During our camps youth will get to explore and discover through hands on learning, outdoor play and creativity … [Read More...]

Bottle Brick Bench Success with Green Path Academy


We are pleased to announce the 2nd bottle brick bench in Maryland is finished! Big thank you to our Green Path Academy Staff who worked so hard with Roland Park County School to build this beautiful bench. Students … [Read More...]

Join Our Summer Student Board!


Are you a high-school student who is passionate about serving your community? Are you looking for SSL hours this summer? Join our student board and become a SWE 2015 Intern. Intern roles include working at our summer … [Read More...]

Read About How We are Making an Impact

Eutaw letter

Check Out Our Good Work: We invite you to read this letter we received from the Principle of Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary School in Baltimore City. We have recently expanded our youth programming to Baltimore City … [Read More...]

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

  • Jubilee Carwash Fundraiser
    Date: July 25, 2015
    Time: 10:00 am --- 1:00 pm
    Location: 10408 Montgomery Avenue, Kensington MD 20895

    So What Else is returning to Jubilee to help them at their annual carwash. The Jubilee Association of Maryland provides opportunities and support for adults with disabilities, and this carwash helps them fund their year-round efforts.

  • Blueberry Gleaning at Butler’s Orchard with Nourish Now
    Date: July 28, 2015
    Time: 10:00 am --- 2:00 pm
    Location: Butler’s Orchard | 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown MD 20876

    On Tuesday we are traveling to Butler’s Orchard to collect their surplus blueberries with Nourish Now! This is the second a series of gleanings we will be doing as Feed the Mind, our collaboration with Nourish Now, to support our…

  • Bike to the Beach
    Date: July 31, 2015
    Time: 7:00 am --- 10:30 am
    Location: Intersection of Rt. 404 and Rt. 50 (just past the bridge) (29525 Queen Anne Highway, Wye Mills MD 21619)

    We will be unloading all the bikers’ bikes to return to them as well as passing out snacks. This is the main stop for the riders in Bike to the Beach between Gonzaga High School and Dewey Beach.