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Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards: The winners for 2014

Maryland Family Readers' Choice winners: Find best place to throw a party, best summer camp and more.

We've tallied up all the responses and now present to you the winners of this year's Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards. 

Best little kids’ entertainment venue
Pump It Up
various locations
pumpitupparty.com

Best bigger kids’ entertainment venue
Sky Zone
various locations
skyzone.com

Best place to throw a party
Whirlz Yogurt Bar
Ellicott City
410-740-1708
whirlzyogurtbar.com

Best park or nature trail
Centennial Park
Columbia / Ellicott City
410-313-7271
centennialmd.org

Best kid-friendly museum
Port Discovery
Baltimore
410-727-8120
portdiscovery.org

Best children’s theater
Pumpkin Theatre
Owings Mills
410-902-1814
pumpkintheatre.com

Best pizza place
Ledo
various locations
ledopizza.com

Best locally owned kid-friendly restaurant
Clementine
Harford Road, Hamilton
410-444-1497
clementinebaltimore.com

Best frozen treats
Rita’s
various locations
ritasice.com

Best eye doctor
Lisa Abrams
at Katzen Eye Group
various locations
katzeneye.com

Best pediatric practice/pediatrician
Klebanow & Assoc.
Columbia
410-997-1700
klebanowandassociates.com

Best dentist
Shiny Chompers
Ellicott City
443-574-8944
shinychompers.com

Best orthodontist
Victoria Switzer
Ellicott City
410-884-9929
ellicottcitybraces.com

Best physical therapist
Ashley Simmons
various locations
chesapeakept.com

Best health club
Life Time Athletic
Columbia
410-953-0022
lifetimefitness.com

Best independent family photography
Star-Light Studios
Laurel
301-498-2524
starlight123.com

Best place for kids’ haircuts
Cartoon Cuts
various locations
cartooncuts.com

Best locally owned bookstore [tie]
Ukazoo
Towson
410-832-2665
ukazoo.com

Children’s Bookstore
Roland Park, Baltimore
410-532-2000
thecbstore.com

Best kids’ clothing store
Gymboree
various locations
gymboree.com

Best kids’ consignment clothing store in Baltimore City
Little Lamb
Baltimore
410-433-9086
littlelambconsignments.com

Best kids’ consignment clothing store in Baltimore County
Tried but True
Cockeysville
410-666-9265
triedbuttrue.com

Best kids’ consignment clothing store in Howard County
McAdoodle Consignment
Fulton
301-362-8883
mcadoodleconsignment.com

Best kids’ furniture store
Ikea
various locations
ikea.com

Best sporting-goods store
Dick’s Sporting Goods
various locations
dickssportinggoods.com

Best locally owned toy store
Shananigans
Roland Park, Baltimore
410-532-8384
shananiganstoyshop.com

Best summer camp in Baltimore City
Friends School camp
Baltimore
410-649-3209
fscamp.org

Best summer camp in Baltimore County
Irvine Nature Center
Owings Mills
443-738-9200
explorenature.org

Best summer camp in Howard County
Abrakadoodle
various locations
abrakadoodle.com

Best art program in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County
Abrakadoodle
various locations
abrakadoodle.com

Best tutoring
Sylvan
various locations
sylvanlearning.com

Best dance program
Arabesque Dance Studio
Columbia
410-381-0017
livetodance.com

Best martial arts program
Comprehensive Survival Arts, Martial Arts
Wellness JCC
Owings Mills
410-559-3553
csamartialarts.com

Best toddler-focused music program
Music Together
of Charm City
Baltimore
410-825-3881
musictogethercharmcity.com

Best older kids’ music program
Columbia School
of Music
410-964-2228
columbiaschoolofmusic.com

Best gymnastics program
Columbia Gymnastics
410-964-2053
columbiagymnastics.com

Best club sports program
SAC - Soccer Association
of Columbia
Ellicott City
410-203-9590
sackick.com

Best swim program
Kids First
various locations
kidsfirstswimschools.com

Best preschool in Baltimore City
Y Preschool at Weinberg
Baltimore
410-889-9622 x2135
ymaryland.org

Best preschool in Baltimore County
Woodbrook Early
Education Center
Stevenson Lane, Baltimore
410-377-8918
weecenter.net

Best preschool in Howard County
Bet Yeladim
Columbia
410-997-7378
betyeladim.org

Best day care in Baltimore City
Bright Horizons at Tide Point
Baltimore
410-727-1232
child-care-preschool.brighthorizons.com

Best day care in Howard County
Bet Yeladim
Columbia
410-997-7378
betyeladim.org

Best parochial school in Howard County
St. Louis Catholic School
Clarksville
410-531-6664
stlouisparish.org/school

Best private school in Baltimore City
The GreenMount School
Baltimore
410-235-6295
greenmountschool.org

Best private school in Baltimore County
McDonogh
Owings Mills
410-363-0600
mcdonogh.org

Best private school in Howard County
Glenelg Country School
Ellicott City
410-531-8600
glenelg.org

Best public school in Baltimore City
Baltimore School for the Arts
Baltimore
443-642-5165
bsfa.org

Best public school in Baltimore County
Stoneleigh Elementary
Baltimore
410-887-3600
stoneleighes.bcps.org

Best public school in Howard County
Thunder Hill Elementary
Columbia
410-313-6922
thes.hcpss.org

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