Schmidt Center Clean-Up

Where: Meet @ The William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center, 18715 Aquasco Rd, Brandywine, MD 20613 (Follow signs once on campus)

When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9:00am to approx. 2pm (projects end @ 1:00pm then lunch is provided afterwards)

What: Trim trails, weed flower beds, paint markers, trim trees, planting shrubs, etc.

Who: Adults, Prince George’s Co. Students in middle school and above - Great way for students in grades 6-12 to earn Service Learning hours! (Middle school students must be accompanied by an adult.)

Questions?  Call the Schmidt Center at 301-888-1185 or email

Eligible students: This event is for students in middle school and high school. Middle school students are required to be accompanied by a parent on campus.

Hours: Please arrive at 9:00am. The Center is located at the very southern end of the county, so be sure to allow for the drive time. If high school parents are dropping off students please arrive back at the center by 1:00pm to join us for lunch and pick up the service learning form.

Weather: The event is rain or shine. 

Dress: Please dress for working in the outdoors with long pants, comfortable shoes, and something to keep you warm if it is chilly.  If you have a pair of work gloves, please bring them.  Expect to get dirty. 

Projects: There will be several projects to tackle. Most include weeding, trimming, mulching, hauling, or staining. There will also be a lot of walking.

Driving directions: Use the following address on a GPS: 18715 Aquasco Road, Brandywine, MD. The first of our campus buildings you will see off the main road is an old school. Drive past the school, and you will see another sign for the William Schmidt Center that leads down a gravel road. Make a right onto the gravel road, and follow posted signs to where to park.

Service learning forms: Copies of service learning forms will be available at the end of the event. 

Lunch: The Schmidt Center will provide hotdogs, chips and a drink around 1:00pm. During lunch students will need to fill out the service learning form to be signed. 

Attitude: Come with a smile, and be flexible.