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The schedule of events is subject to changed based on the status of the coronavirus response, weather, staffing, and other situations that may arise. If Calvert Nature Society or Calvert County Natural Resources Division cancels a program, a full refund will be issued. 

Fall 2021 program registration will open July 12 for members, July 26 for nonmembers. Join now to take advantage of the early registration period. Schedule is subject to change. 

Download the Summer Program listing

See the Calvert Nature Society's for our COVID policies for all in-person activities

Outdoor Skills Summer Camp

  • 08/02/2021
  • 9:00 AM
  • 08/06/2021
  • 3:00 PM
  • Varies, see description
  • 0

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For children entering grades 3 –5 in fall 2021

Whether your child is already at home outside or needs a little encouragement, this outdoor skills camp introduces campers to some of the basic skills necessary to keep them safe and self-reliant in the “wild.” We’ll spend the week exploring the natural resources of Calvert County while learning important outdoor skills like: navigation, animal tracking, shelter building, and fire safety.

Naturalist In Charge: Tania Gale

Location varies by day. The schedule below is tentative and subject to change. 

"Welcome to Camp" letter and packing list can be found here in June

Monday: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

Tuesday: Ward Farm Recreation and Nature Park

Wednesday: Kings Landing Park

Thursday: Flag Ponds Nature Park

Friday: Flag Ponds Nature Park

Fee per camper:

Society members: $150
Nonmembers: $180


COVID Policies and Procedures

The Calvert Nature Society has developed policies and procedures for public program operations based on state and CDC guidelines.

These policies are effective until otherwise rescinded:

  • All participants over the age of 2 (including parents) must wear a mask when social distancing is not possible. Participants must provide their own masks.
  • Please consider the safety, health, and well-being of all participants in our programs and stay home if the participant is ill. Full refunds will be given for cancellations due to health concerns. 
  • Prior to participation in any Society sponsored program,  we will ask each individual, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to the program.

The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

Please read our full policy statement and waiver.




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