Camp Sonshine is proud to offer before and after school programs in Silver Spring, MD, through our SHINE program. SHINE is a licensed childcare center offering programs designed to meet the educational, social, physical, and spiritual needs of school-aged children (K-8th grade) in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is structured to give children time for homework, enrichment, active and creative play, and social interaction.

With affordable pricing, extended hours, trained staff, full-day field trips, and even homework help, SHINE strives to give your family a fun and loving before and after school experience.

Meet our Director: Nicholette “Nikki” JohnsonNicholette-Johnson

Nikki serves as our Shine Before and After-school Director. She and her team are here to serve you and your children and to make sure they have a successful school year. Nikki is from Madison, Connecticut. She has been a member of Camp Sonshine since 2012. Nikki is obsessed with the Disney princess Cinderella and aspires to be an extreme-couponer!


We believe parents are looking for a program that:

  • Provides homework help
  • Is open for snow days and other school breaks
  • Provides convenient transportation
  • Provides engaged caring staff

Along with these “must haves” our facility offers space for your children to have age appropriate homework space, computer access, large room games, and access to all of the Camp Sonshine Silver Spring facilities. Checkout our SHINE Parent Guide

Please find the Tuition Prices for this and our School Calendar here:

Feel free to call us @ 301-989-2267 or email us @ for more information.

SHINE Locations

Center Hours

6:30 AM – 9:30 AM
3:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Contact Information

Director: Nicholette “Nikki” Johnson
Phone: (301) 989-2267 ext: 1252
Fax: (301) 989-7116

Center Location

16819 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20905

School Pick-Up (Silver Spring)

  • Charles Drew Elementary School
  • Cloverly Elementary School
  • Glenallan Elementary School
  • Greenwood Elementary School
  • Jackson Road Elementary School
  • Olney Elementary School
  • Sherwood Elementary School
  • Stonegate Elementary School
  • Farquhar Middle School
  • Briggs Chaney Middle School
  • Forcey Christian School
  • St. Andrews
  • St. John’s the Baptist School
  • St. John the Episcopal
  • Washington Christian Academy
  • White Oak Middle School