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

Big thanks to our partners this summer

We'd like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Nourish Now, Vie de France, and Leveling the Playing Field. Their partnerships have always been invaluable and appreciated, but we know our summer programs would not be what they … [Read More...]

First two weeks of summer camp: SUCCESS!

So What Else completed the first two weeks of summer camp, and our providers and campers could not have had a better time! With three sites per day, So What Else led sports games, arts and crafts, expressive arts, … [Read More...]

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...]

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

  • 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.

  • Olympics
    Date: August 7, 2015
    Time: 9:00 am --- 5:00 pm
    Location: 301 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

    Olympics is one of So What Else’s biggest annual events, and we look forward to a day of sports, arts and crafts, service, and other fun activities with over 400 kids at one of our PG County locations!  We will…

  • Anacostia Park Clean-up with Mission Continues and National Park Service
    Date: August 8, 2015
    Time: 10:00 am --- 3:00 pm
    Location: Anacostia Park (1900 Anacostia Drive South East, Washington, DC 20020)

    Volunteers will be doing a large-scale cleanup with veterans, students from Community Services Foundation, and So What Else staff and providers. We will be spending the day picking up trash around the park and along the waterfront and enjoying the…