Camp Sessions

Find out about our great camp programs below! We have a week for everyone, from adventure seeking explorers to science obsessed future engineers of America. Sign up today!

Green STEM Camp

calendar June 20 – June 24clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Put on your lab coat and start your summer by studying the natural world! Conduct experiments, participate in STEM challenges and uncover scientific mysteries of nature. Investigate the Conservancy’s various ecosystems and learn how organisms adapt to their environments.

 

Soaring through the Skies

calendar June 27 – July 1clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Take to the skies and explore the fascinating world that lies above us! Butterflies, bees, birds, and bats all can fly, but are very different. Compare and contrast the unique traits of each of these animals as we search the skies for our flighted friends. Celebrate the amazing feat of flight with themed games, crafts, and other activities.

 

Forest Friends (no camp July 4th)

calendar July 5 – July 8clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Search the Conservancy’s forests for signs of wildlife and learn about the organisms all around us, from sneaky foxes to elegant deer. Identify animals’ adaptations to their forest homes and play games to understand the web of life which exists in this ecosystem. Become an environmental steward by completing projects to conserve local wildlife habitats. (4 day camp $260*)

 

Aquatic Adventures 

calendar July 11 – July 15clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Dive beneath the water’s surface to uncover what adventures lie ahead. Frogs, tadpoles, fish and macroinvertebrates all call our streams home.Join in as we discover these organisms and more in the Conservancy’s aquatic habitats! Conduct scientific research to find out if your stream is healthy by identifying the species that live there. We will explore wetlands, paint with watercolors, and play water games!

 

Slither and Slime

calendar July 18 – July 22clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

From turtles and skinks to salamanders and toads, Maryland is home to a variety of reptiles and amphibians. Learn the differences between these two groups of unusual species, and join us as we explore bogs, streams, meadows, and woodlands in search of these wonderful, but hard to find, creatures. Meet the Conservancy’s animal ambassadors for an up close encounter!

 

Survive It!

calendar July 25 – July 29clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Join us for a week that is all about Survival in the Great Outdoors! Learn how to use a compass, read a trail map, build a shelter and more! Master tying knots, preparing a fire circle, and using navigational tools. We will practice tracking animals and identify plants that could help you survive in the wilderness.

 

Planet Protectors

calendar August 1 – August 5clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Let’s work together to make a difference! While learning about how to be a better environmental steward, we will complete action projects to inspire others to protect the planet. Summer camp fun such as games, crafts, and experiments will also take place!

 

Buggin’ Out

calendar August 8 – August 12clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Discover the hidden world of insects! Search under rocks and logs for beetles, worms, and other bugs. Learn about the important role of pollinating insects such as bees and butterflies, and join us in bug themed crafts, games, and more!

 

Into the WILD

calendar August 15 – August 19clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Are you ready to venture Into the Wild? We will explore our woodlands, meadows and streams in search of unique plants, animals and insects. Check out how all these plants and animals are connected to each other and to us through experiments, games, and scientific observations!

 

Trailblazers

calendar August 22 – August 26clock 9 AM – 3:30 PMstickfigure Ages 5 -12

Hit the trails to walk where few have gone before. Locate deer trails, find woodpecker holes, roll logs and search for salamanders. This camp will focus on exploring all of the different habitats and ecosystems on our grounds! Help us close out a fantastic summer in the The Great Outdoors!

 

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