Bring the Conservancy to Your School or Organization!
The Conservancy offers traveling educational programs for schools, community groups and local organizations. Outreach programs are designed to help connect people to the natural world and can be adjusted meet your needs. Program sessions typically range from 45-55 minutes and work best with groups of 60 or less. Please view the flyer for additional program details including curriculum alignment.
Outreach Programs Offered:
Monarch Butterflies: Grade 3
An interactive program that discusses the Monarch Butterflies physical traits, life cycle, survival strategy, behavioral traits and more! $150/session
Owl – Single or Double: All ages
Meet the Conservancy’s non- releasable Barred Owl, Eastern Screech Owl, or both! During a general program, participants learn about the unique features and adaptations, hunting techniques and the habitat requirements of owls. $200 for two 45-minute sessions for either Barred or Eastern Screech Owl; $300 for BOTH owls.
Chesapeake Bound: Grades 2-5
Explore the impact humans have on animals and the environment and meet one of the Conservancy’s Diamondback Terrapin. $150/session
Herptiles and Habitats: Grades 2-5
Learn about the unique features, adaptations, and habitats of different reptiles and amphibians in Maryland and meet two of the Conservancy’s herptiles. $150/session
Mapping Maryland Program: Grades 3-4 An interactive program using our 14.4′ x 21′ Maryland map. Program covers the geographical history of Maryland, mapping, environmental resources, human impact on the land and more! $150/session
Biodiversity Schoolyard Program: Grade 5
This program is designed to help students complete the Biodiversity portion of the Schoolyard Environmental Report Card. The program will consist of multiple stations focused on categories of biodiversity being observed. Students will switch between stations to gain an understanding of the interconnectedness of the species found in their schoolyard.
*One class per session (sessions are 1 hour in length).
$300/ two 45 min. sessions
Giant Map of Maryland Rental:
$35 for 2 weeks if picked up at Howard County Conservancy
$45 for 2 weeks includes rental and delivery to any school within a 5 mile radius of the Conservancy at either or Woodstock or Belmont location Rental Includes: Giant Map of MD (14.4′ x 21′), 5 interactive activities & materials *The lesson bin is available on a first come, first serve basis and is rented for two weeks at a time. Payment and rental agreement required.
Other programs are available! Contact us to schedule or for more information regarding Outreach Programs.