Athlete Leadership Courses

Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and we want to encourage all of our athletes to pledge to support others who have been hurt or harmed, treat others with kindness, be more accepting of people’s differences, and help include those...

Certified Athlete Leaders: Social Media Influencers

Our Athlete Leaders have become Influencers! 9 Athlete Leaders have started their journey to becoming Social Media Influencers to help share about their lives, involvement with SOMD, advocate for their athlete friends, and create a positive space about health, wellness,...

Virtual MOVEment

Like most organizations that host large-scale, in-person events, we were forced to get creative last year. On March 7th of 2020, we hosted our last basketball qualifier at Garrison Forest. A week later, the entire state was shut down. With...

Upcoming Week June 7th – 13th

Monday Meditation and Mindful Mondays12:00-12:15pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3ptvHCbSOMD Coffee Chat3:00-3:30pm on Zoom: https://signup.com/go/SNJMRZV YAPpy Hour4:30-5:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3t0NLpfYou Can Do It Zoomcast - Summer Games7:30-8:30pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/38z5exd Tuesday SOMD Coffee Chat12:30-1:00pm on Zoom: https://signup.com/go/SNJMRZV What's Cooking With Athlete Leadership?7:00-8:00pm...

Upcoming Week May 10 – 16th

Monday Meditation and Mindful Mondays12:00-12:15pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3ptvHCbSOMD Coffee Chat3:00-3:30pm on Zoom:https://bit.ly/2ZonbsOYAPpy Hour4:30-5:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3t0NLpfWhat's Cooking with Athlete Leadership?6:00-7:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3xoYqg7 Tuesday SOMD Coffee Chat12:30-1:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/2ZonbsO MOVEment Meeting7:30-8:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3gFH1tJ Wednesday SOMD Coffee Chat9:00-9:30am on...

Upcoming Week April 19 – 25th

This #UpcomingWeek is packed with virtual opportunities for our YAPpy Hour Students to our Athlete Leaders! Check it all out in our schedule and don’t forget to register for your favorite events in advance! Monday Meditation and Mindful Mondays12:00-12:15pm on...

Capitol Hill Day

Written by Madison MangumDirector of Communications, Special Olympics Maryland Capitol Hill Day was a new experience for everyone at Special Olympics Maryland, as it was done through Zoom instead of on top of the notorious hill. Our staff members, athlete...

Upcoming Week April 5 – 11th

Find time this week to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather because we have a busy Virtual MOVEment schedule! Check out all of our virtual events below including Social Clubs, Athlete Leadership Trainings, Coffee Chats, and Workouts in our...

Upcoming Week March 8th – 14th

Although you still may be recovering from all of our events over the weekend, it’s time for the #UpcomingWeek! This week won’t be as hectic as last, but check out all of our weekly events and register in advance now!...

Upcoming Week March 1st – 7th

This week is jam-packed and it is going to be a blast! We have our usual events and trainings, but this week is also one of our favorites of the year, Spread The Word week. Get in on the action...