Campus and Outreach
Staff at the Frederick National Lab are encouraged to think green and participate in the
campus Carpool program, operated in association with
Commuter Connections. All you have to do is go the Carpool website and register
for the free program. Commuter matches and negotiations are done online. For more
information about the program you may contact
The housing resources list is provided as a courtesy
to all employees of the Frederick National Lab and its' system of support contractors. If
you have a property to add to the list or would like to view the listing, please
click on "Housing Resource List". If you need to remove a listing or have
any questions, please contact Julie Hartman.
The Elementary Outreach Program provides the opportunity for elementary school students
to receive supplemental science training through hands-on experiences. The program
is supported by the NCI at Frederick and its' system of support contractors who
have entered into a formal partnership agreement with the Frederick County Public
School System. We encourage our volunteers to take the program to schools in their
neighborhoods if they live outside of Frederick County. If you would like to volunteer
or just want to know more about the program, please sign up using the volunteer
form on the EOP site or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established in 1997, the Farmers’ Market offers a wide range
of products including (but not limited to) fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cut
flowers, honey, herbs, Emu and Alpaca products, soaps, coffee, cheese, Black Angus
beef, olive oils and vinegars, plants, and a wide range of crafts. In May, we hold
our annual Spring Market and Plant Sale and in November and December we offer our
Special Holiday Markets. The information provided below applies to regular season
Location: In front of Building 549/Scientific Library/Conference Center/Cafeteria
Dates: The Market dates change each season, but regular season (early June through late October) Markets are always held on Tuesdays.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. for regular season Markets
For More Information: Market Manager,
- Employee Diversity Program (EDT)
Promoting diversity through awareness, analysis, communication, knowledge, respect
- Play And Learning Station (PALS)
Our developmental program is academically rich and is designed to promote your child’s
growth and development – cognitively, socially, emotionally, and physically.
- Spring Research Festival
The SRF gives us an opportunity to showcase the nature of our research, the discoveries
we have made, and the challenges we face in the fight against cancer, AIDS and other
infectious diseases worldwide, to the community.
- Take Your Child to Work Day
The purpose of TYCTWD is to introduce children, ages 6 to 13, to the vital public
services that their parents provide in support of the Institutes's
mission and to encourage future careers in science. All employees are welcome to
bring their children, ages 6 to 13, to work on this day if approved by the employee's
supervisor and safety rules are followed. For additional information, please go
to the official TYCTWD website at http://kidsday.ncifcrf.gov or call the TYCTWD
phone line for the at (301) 846-7338.
- Fitness Challenge
The Frederick National Lab and Fort Detrick have joined together in the pursuit of wellness.
The challenge is to lose 1 ton of weight; walk, run, or bike around the world; and
peform 1 year (in hours) of other fitness activities. Visit our site to get health
tips, log your progress, or find a workout buddy.