News Flash

Parks & Recreation News Releases

Posted on: December 21, 2018

21st Annual Teen Cotillion: 2019 Recruitment Application Process Begins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 15, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT: KIRA CALM LEWIS 301-446-3327 - or - 
IYANA MOORE 301-446-3313 - or –


21st Annual Teen Cotillion:

2019 Recruitment Application Process Begins


RIVERDALE, MD – Parents and youth ages 15-18 are invited to participate in the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation 2019 Teen Cotillion. October 15 marks the beginning of the recruitment process for high school students in Prince George’s County to participate as Debutants and Beaus.

The Teen Cotillion is a 16-week co-ed comprehensive program that teaches teens about health and responsible citizenship.  From December 2018 through May 2019, participant teens attend a series of workshops, special events and service learning projects focused on leadership and growth.  Career development, etiquette, social skills and team building activities are all part of the program.

The program, designed to promote positive leadership skills and inspire youth to take the steps needed to attain their dreams, ends with a spring Cotillion ceremony at Martin's Crosswinds. This formal, coming-out gala is where these young adults make their debuts before families and friends.

The application requires participants to write fill out a biographic profile. The profile includes questions about the teen’s interests, in and outside of school, positive influences, and inspiring quotes. M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for participation in the 2019 Teen Cotillion until Monday, December 3, 2018. For additional details and to apply, click here or call 301-446-3400; TTY 301-699-2544.

The Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, and Instagram. The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services.



Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Parks & Recreation News Releases

Reopening of Tucker Road Ice Rink

Posted on: August 30, 2021

Dino-Sized Ambitions

Posted on: December 21, 2018

Frightening Fall Festivities

Posted on: October 1, 2018

37th Annual Kinderfest: A Family Tradition

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Festival --- CANCELED

Posted on: September 5, 2018

Are You Up for the Patuxent Challenge?

Posted on: August 20, 2018

Kinderfest 2017: Bigger and Better

Posted on: September 28, 2017