Art Show

In the Media

Thanks, Potomac Almanac, for featuring our famous Art Show which transformed our School into a gallery of student-generated masterpieces. Discover the full article about our innovative programming here.

Green School Award

Ever enthusiastic about our environment, we pledge to help the Earth as a Maryland Green School. Recycling, conservation techniques, and discovery of the out-of-doors define our passion for all that is green.

Voted Best Preschool

We are thrilled to announce readers of Bethesda Magazine have recognized us as Best Preschool for a fifth award cycle. Thank you for voting for our vibrant programs, engaging classes and superlative Summer Camp!

In-School Celebration

Our Best of Bethesda Celebration took us by storm, like the snow, this January 6 and 7! Balloons, special signs, and a cookie emblazoned with #1 are how we reveled in our best preschool and summer camp distinctions.



Pastor Patrick visited his daughter's class holiday party; we celebrated with reindeer enthusiasm. Dancing and prancing, we learned holiday songs, read stories, shared a feast and wished each other a Happy New Year 2020!

See how we grow. . .

1965: Founded

1980: First Art Show,

setting off our tradition of transforming school corridors into an exhibition gallery

2009: Named a Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary

2018: Received for a third time Maryland Green School Recognition

2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020: Awarded "Best Preschool" by readers of Bethesda Magazine 



Geneva Camp for Young Children named a

Top Vote-Getter by

readers of Bethesda Magazine


Consider integrating the GDS Google Calendar with your own; never miss a date and remain

"in the know."


Stay Attuned

Discover PEP, Parents Encouraging Parents, for classes, community talks, and other resources on childrearing.


Encore, Dylan!

We could not be more proud of GDS graduate Dylan Newell's December 14 performance at Carnegie Hall.

STEAM for our Students

STEAM  powers our students to investigate the steamy (or just eruptive) quality of white vinegar and baking soda in this exciting simulation of a volcano!

Come run, skip, jump, play, and discover with us. . .                                                            

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