Students, Families, Community invited to Back to School Festival at Boscov’s White Marsh

What: Join us for a special back to school resource festival hosted by Boscov’s department store at White Marsh Mall and The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools. In addition to information and craft activity stations, the festival will offer prize drawings from Boscov’s and food samples from mall merchants. Featured at the festival will be:

  • Auntie Anne’s Pretzels
  • Bookmobile, Baltimore County Public Library
  • Boscov’s
  • Boscov’s Optical
  • Bucca di Beppo
  • Career and Technology Education, BCPS
  • Cartoon Cuts
  • Catering by Villa
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Community College of Baltimore County
  • Craft activities for children, sponsored by Boscov’s
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Office, BCPS
  • Fire Museum of Maryland
  • First Financial Federal Credit Union
  • The Greene Turtle
  • Mentoring Office, BCPS
  • Open Door Before and After School Care
  • Opportunity to create cards for the troops, sponsored by Boscov’s
  • Parentmobile, BCPS
  • Science Office, BCPS
  • Tobacco prevention, Baltimore County Health Dept.
  • Villa Pizza

When: Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Lower parking lot of Boscov’s, White Marsh Mall, 8200 Perry Hall Blvd., 21236

Background: The Back to School Festival at Boscov’s is part of the larger BCPS Back to School Involves You, Too! campaign, which invites community stakeholders to join in celebrating the start of a new school year and helping students and their parents prepare for it.

Beyond the festival and a school supply drive (which Boscov’s also participated in), Back to School Involves You, Too! features special contests, events, BCPS-TV programming, Parent University workshops, and more. For information about the campaign as well as a calendar of this year’s activities and events, go to

With 44 stores in seven states, Boscov’s is the largest family-owned independent department store chain in the nation. The company is committed to the communities it serves and has a long and distinguished history of civic and charitable activities.

The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc., is a nonprofit organization established to attract and direct public financial contributions to programs and activities of the school system in support of quality education for all children.