THOSE WHO WE ARE TRYING TO SERVE. JUST SERVITUDE, TO SHOW WE HAVE COMPASSION AND LOVE FOR EACH OTHER.>>CHUCKY, AS A VETERAN, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.>>THANK YOU.>>AS A COMMUNITY MEMBER, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.>>THANK YOU.>>AS A SERVANT, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.>>THANK YOU.>>WE APPRECIATE ALL THAT YOU ARE DOING. NOW, IF YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT WHAT IS GOING ON WITH BRIGHT MINDS AND BRIGHT FUTURE, THE ENTIRE PROGRAM PUT ON BY THE EXTRAORDINARY LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN, I GET TO DO IS GO TO DELMARVALIFE.com.>>AND JIMMY, ONCE OUR LITTLE ONES ARE ARMED WITH THE TOOLS THEY NEED TO SUCCEED, LET’S GET THEM LEARNING. BUT HOLD ON, THE NEXT PLACE WE HAVE AS A LOT MORE THAN THAT, RIGHT, GUYS? THAT’S RIGHT, SYDNEY WHITFIELD, ONE OF OUR RESIDENT KIDS AT HEART RECENTLY STOPPED BY THE BERLIN ACTIVITIES DEPOT. YOU ARE ABOUT TO SEE WHY SYDNEY MIGHT MAKE THIS HER NEW GO TO SPOT.>>Sydney: THAT IS RIGHT, GUYS, I AM HERE AT THE BERLIN ACTIVITIES DEPOT. A LOT OF PEOPLE LIKE TO CALL THIS A ONE-STOP SHOP FOR FAMILY FUN AND ACTIVITIES. HERE TO TALK ABOUT THIS IS CARMELO, TAKE YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING WITH ME TODAY.>>THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HAVING US.>>SO YOUR FIRST PRIORITY IS EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT, BUT TELL ME ABOUT THE BERLIN EDUCATION STATION.>>YES. THE BERLIN EDUCATION STATION WORKS WITH CHILDREN SIX WEEKS AND OLDER, AND WE INCORPORATE EDUCATION, AND EARLY PRESCHOOL PORTION. WE’VE ACTUALLY BEEN SELECTED BY THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO BE A FOUR YEAR PROGRAM, WITH PRE-K. SO WE START FROM INFANCY, TO SCHOOL AGE. WHEN THEY GET TO SCHOOL AGE, WE WORK ON OUR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM WITH TECH ACADEMY, WHERE THEY CAN TAKE GYMNASTICS CLASSES, OR NINJA NATION OR ANYTHING THAT THEY PICK. WE ALSO DO HOMEWORK HELP TO HELP THE KIDS GROW FROM INFANCY TO ADULTHOOD.>>WHAT OTHER EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES DO YOU OFFER?>>WE OFFER GYMNASTICS, KARATE, JUJITSU, NINJA NATION WHICH HAS BEEN A HUGE HIT. WE HAVE LASER TAG, FAMILY-FRIENDLY LASER TAG. WE DO TECH ACADEMY, HOMEWORK HELP, A WHOLE GAMUT OF STUFF, SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY.>>SO SPEAKING OF SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE, YOU HAVE A LOT OF DIFFERENT RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR A LOT OF DIFFERENT PEOPLE WHICH MAKES YOU DIFFERENT THAN A LOT OF REC CENTERS. TELL ME ABOUT THAT.>>YES, WE DEFINITELY TRY TO PUT TOGETHER A REC CENTER FOR THE COMMUNITY THAT INCLUDED EVERYBODY. NIGHT, FAMILIES CAN COME INTO PLAY LASER TAG TOGETHER. IS NO YOUNG AGE TO DO THAT. THEY CAN DO THAT AS A FAMILY. WE HAVE THE GRUB HUB THAT HELPS A FAMILY IF THEY WANT TO WORK OUT IN THE ALL-AROUND FITNESS STATION, THEY CAN HAVE CHILDREN IN KARATE, NINJA, GYMNASTICS, ANY OF THE FOLLOWING.>>GREAT. SO YOU GUYS HOST EVENTS AND PARTIES, TOO?>>WE DO. WE HAVE BIRTHDAY PARTIES THAT ARE VERY POPULAR. THEY CAN PICK THE DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES THAT THEY WANT TO DO, MOVIE NIGHTS, MOM AND DAD’S NIGHT OUT, SUMMER CAMP, AND WE REALLY JUST TRY TO HAVE A LOT OF FUN AND GET EVERYBODY INVOLVED IN THE FAMILY. SO IT IS A ONE-STOP SHOP AND FAMILIES CAN GET SO BUSY. THEREAFTER DROP OFF, BEING A PARENT OF THREE KIDS MYSELF, TRYING TO JUGGLE 4 TO 6 EXPORTS AT A TIME, THERE IS NEVER ENOUGH TIME FOR ME TO WORK OUT OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. SO WE HAVE REALLY TRIED TO MAKE THIS AN UPSCALE FUNKY, FUN, FAMILY.>>SO WHEN KIDS COME HERE, THEY CAN EXPECT TO BE READY FOR THE NEXT GRADE?>>YES, WE START THAT PROCESS AS EARLY EDUCATION, WE ARE CREDENTIALED, MOVING THROUGH THE ACCREDITATION PROCESS. IT IS ALMOST LIKE A MINI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WHICH WE STARTED IN HER INFANT’S PROGRAMS. WE HAVE DIGITAL CLASSROOMS, I BOARDS IN THE CLASSROOM. WE FOCUS ON ALL THE DIFFERENT DOMAINS FOR DIFFERENT LEVELS. WE REALLY WORK TO NURTURE EACH CHILD TO A LEVEL THEY WANT TO, AND WE ARE AN ALL INCLUSIVE EDUCATION STATION. THEY GET GYMNASTICS AND KARATE, ACADEMICS, SPORTS, ALL IN THEIR CURRICULUM.>>YOU TALKED ABOUT YOUR DIGITAL PROGRAM. TELL ME ABOUT GOING PAPERLESS.>>YES, WE ARE PAPERLESS. IT IS VERY EXCITING AND VERY SECURE. YOU CANNOT GET THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR WITHOUT HAVING A CODE. SO EACH PARENT CAN FEEL SAFE WITH A CHILD HERE, BEING HERE THEMSELVES. ONCE YOU GET THROUGH THE DOOR, YOU GO TO THE CLASSROOMS. THERE IS A DIGITAL CLASSROOM BULLETIN BOARD FOR EVERYTHING GOING ON IN THE CENTER. WE ARE REALLY PULLING TOGETHER TO BE CONNECTED TO OUR FAMILIES, FOR OUR FAMILIES TO SEE WHAT IS GOING ON. AND WE HAVE AN APP SO THAT THE TEACHERS AND PARENTS ARE CONNECTED ALL DAY LONG. YOUR TEACHERS AND VIDEOS INVOLVE THE SCIENCE EXPERIENCES, FROM SIX WEEKS TO 4 TO 5 YEARS OLD. WE ALSO TRANSPORT PRE-K PROGRAMS FROM LOCAL SCHOOLS, AND WITH HER BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM, WE TRANSPORT THOSE AS WELL.>>AND CAN YOU EXPLAIN TO ME WHAT THE GRUB HUB IS?>>WITH OUR APP, IF YOU ARE RUNNING LATE, YOU CAN PREORDER COFFEE IN HER APP, WITH A BUSY FAMILY. AND IF YOU HAVE A LOT OF ACTIVITIES GOING ON WITH DIFFERENT CHILDREN IN DIFFERENT PLACES, OF COURSE WE WANT THEM TO BE HERE. BUT IF THEY ARE NOT HERE, YOU CAN PREORDER A HEALTHY DINNER TAKEN TO THE WHOLE FAMILY.>>SO TELL ME ABOUT YOUR GYMNASTIC PROGRAM.>>WE HAVE AN AWESOME GYMNASTICS PROGRAM AND ARE BROUGHT COACHES IN FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, WORLD-RENOWNED COACHES. WE START AT A YOUNG AGE WITH PARENT PARTICIPATION CLASSES THEY GO DURING THE DAY INTO THE EVENING. WE START THAT AT 10 MONTHS OLD. WE TAKE OUR GYMNASTIC CLASSES ALL THE WAY TO THE COMPETITIVE LEVEL WHICH WE HAVE NOW HAD NATIONAL CHAMPIONS. WE HAVE RECENTLY ADDED AN ALL STAR CHEER SQUAD OF ALL-STARS. GUYS, IT HAS BEEN A LONG TIME SINCE I HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN GYMNASTICS. BUT WE ARE IN THIS BEAUTIFUL FACILITY. HAVE IT.>>IT IS TO FUN NOT TO JUMP IN.>>SO I GOT SOME SUMMER CAMPERS TO JUMP INTO THE FOAM PIT WITH ME. ARE YOU GUYS READY?>>YES! [CHEERING] >>LET’S GO! [CHEERING] [LAUGHTER] >>OKAY! PHONE PITS ARE MY WEAKNESS! IF YOU WANT MORE INFORMATION, GO TO DELMARVALIFE.com!