COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (SCCA)
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (SCCA)
Shipley’s Choice, is a community of single family homes in the Greater Severna Park area north of Annapolis, MD, nestled in the suburbs between Washington DC and Baltimore. The neighborhood is divided into two main community organizations:
- Shipley's Choice Home Owners Association (SCHOA)
- Shipley's Choice Community Association (SCCA)
This site is dedicated to serving the 283 homes that make up section one and two of SCCA- for a list of streets, please see below.
Founded in 1979, the mission of the SCCA is to:
Shipley’s Choice is ideally located in Anne Arundel (AA) County, MD; about 10 miles north of Annapolis, MD, the sailing boat capital of the United States and the seat of Maryland state government. Annapolis is also home to the United States Naval Academy and St. John’s College, and the city is a historic city preserving its naval heritage and colonial architecture homes. The land on which the Shipley's Choice was established was originally acquired by Adam Shipley, who came to Anne Arundel County in 1668, on March 30, 1681 patented 200 acres on the south side of the Severn River.
The community of Shipley’s Choice is on the western edge of Severna Park, MD, where the public school district includes the Shipley’s Choice Elementary School, number 1 in the AA County & 10/10 by Great Schools; Severna Park Middle School, and the Severna Park High School. Shipley’s Choice is just 1½ miles from Exit 10 of Interstate 97, 17 miles from Baltimore, 34 miles from Washington, D.C., and 8 miles from the Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport. Centrally located, the neighborhood has great access to several major interstates, as well BWI Airport, and the AMTRAK train station (great access to both DC via the MARC and Baltimore via the light rail).
The Shipley’s Choice community features a walk-able location for the Shipley’s Choice Elementary School and the privately managed, Shipley’s Choice Swim & Tennis Club, facilities of a club house, two swimming pools, a children’s pool, and four tennis courts.
Residents of SCCA homes in Shipley’s Choice have homes that are primarily two story with two car garages on well treed lots of a ¼ acre or more. AA County is responsible for snow removal from the streets, street repairs, and trash removal, including recycling trash and greens removal at the curb from containers. Residents are professionals usually working within the Washington-Baltimore-Annapolis triangle, and some include Columbia, MD and the Fort Meade, MD area for their employment.
Where we are...
Real Estate Information
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will conduct the Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV) Project, beginning Thursday, August 31. Baits will be placed throughout Anne Arundel County to vaccinate raccoons against rabies. The project should be completed by the end of September, weather permitting.
Eastern District Police Community meeting:
Report scam phone calls to the U. S. Secret Service. For Anne Arundel County, you can call the Baltimore Field Office: 443-263-1000
29 October 2016: AA County "Not My Child Event"
We hope you plan to attend and share the “NOT MY CHILD” community conversation, Thursday, November 3rd from 6:15 PM until 8:30 PM at Old Mill High School on Patriot Lane in Millersville (Flier).
The “NOT MY CHILD” presentation is focused on providing the facts regarding gateway drugs, the abuse of prescription drugs and how an addiction escalates to heroin use. Heroin does not discriminate. All families have the potential to be caught up in the web of addiction. Get the facts, know the triggers and learn who to call for help. Be aware that drugs are in all our communities. Learn how you can protect your family.
Nancy Schrum, Director, Office of Constituent Services
27 October 2016: SCCA Dues
By now, everyone has received a newsletter in the mail in Section 1 and 2. Please make sure that you mail in your yearly dues - they are critical to ensure that the neighborhood can cover its operating costs and take care of safety issues, such as dead trees on common grounds. Thank you!
13 October 2016: Interested in getting involved?
Please contact John Norville if you would like to learn more about SCCA board opportunities.
26 September 2016: How to stay informed in an emergency
The A.A. County Office of Emergency Management is encouraging you to stay informed during a disaster. Knowing what protective measures to take before, during, and after a disaster can minimize the impact to your family and property. The following are local sources to receive reliable information during a disaster.
5 September 2016: AA County Raccoon Update:
Anne Arundel County Department of Health will conduct the annual Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccinations September 1 – 30, 2016. Edible baits containing rabies vaccine will be placed countywide to vaccinate thousands of raccoons against rabies.
● The baits will be placed in neighborhoods by ground teams of Department of Health staff traveling in marked County vehicles. In less populated areas, baits will be dropped from a low-flying County Police helicopter.
● If you see any bait, please leave it alone so the raccoons can find it and eat it.
● During this time and for at least two additional weeks, it is recommended that pets be kept indoors or on leashes outside. This will allow enough time for raccoons to eat the bait.
● The bait is not harmful to people, pets or wildlife. Should your pet find bait, take care in removing the bait from your pet’s mouth. If ingested, the bait may cause diarrhea or vomiting in dogs, cats and ferrets due to the high fat content of the bait. The bait is marked with a 1-800 phone number to call if you or your pet has contact with the liquid vaccine inside the bait. You can also call 410-222-0056, ext. 3031.
● The vaccine cannot be used to vaccinate your pet against rabies. The vaccine is approved only for use in raccoons.
To see a photo of the bait and for more information, visit www.aahealth.org/orv. If you have any questions, please call the Bureau of Environmental Health at 410-222-0056, ext. 3031.
12 August 2016 Update: New SCES website:
3 August 2016 Update: Local Rabies Information
5 May 2016 Update: AA County Police Advisory
Recent increase in auto theft: https://local.nixle.com/alert/5635393/?sub_id=229207
9 March 2016 Update: Governor Stone Upgrades
From the Traffic Engineering Division
Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works