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Summer Camps

Questions about Summer Camp? Send an email to the Natural Resources Division or call during business hours: 410-535-5327.

Camp Letters & Information If you are already registered.
Summer Camp Forms

Due to Maryland Health Regulations, there are forms and information required of every camper. We have a checklist to make sure you have all the information required for registration. More information: Summer camp forms

Members are not allowed to register non-members for summer camps. Each family must register under their own account.

    • 08/02/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 08/06/2021
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Varies, see description
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Welcome to Camp letter and packing list are here


    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

    Monday: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Tuesday:   NEW location Biscoe Grey Heritage Farm

    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    These policies are effective until otherwise rescinded: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.




Past events

07/19/2021 Nature Photography Camp
07/19/2021 New Adventures Summer Camp
07/12/2021 River Runners Summer Camp
07/05/2021 Trailblazers Hiking Camp
06/29/2021 Night Owls Summer Camp
06/21/2021 Birding Adventures Summer Camp
06/21/2021 Marvelous Mud Summer Camp
07/20/2020 Mad Science LIVE online
08/05/2019 Summer Camp: Outdoor Art Adventures
08/05/2019 Summer Camp: Outdoor Skills
07/29/2019 Summer Camp: Early Explorers PM
07/29/2019 Summer Camp: Early Explorers AM
07/29/2019 Summer Camp: Exploring Environmental Careers
07/22/2019 Summer Camp: Nature Photography
07/15/2019 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
07/08/2019 Summer Camp: Birding Adventures
07/08/2019 Summer Camp: Where the Wild Things Are
06/24/2019 Summer Camp: Creature Feature
06/24/2019 Summer Camp: Marvelous Mud
08/06/2018 Summer Camp: Outdoor Skills
07/30/2018 Summer Camp: Early Explorers PM
07/30/2018 Summer Camp: Early Explorers AM
07/23/2018 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp
07/16/2018 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
07/09/2018 Summer Camp: It's a Wild, Wet, World
07/09/2018 Summer Camp: Birding Adventures Camp
06/25/2018 Summer Camp: Creature Feature
06/25/2018 Summer Camp: Marvelous Mud
07/31/2017 Summer Camp: Early Explorers PM
07/31/2017 Summer Camp: Early Explorers AM
07/31/2017 Summer Camp: Outdoor Skills
07/24/2017 Summer Camp: Nature Kids
07/17/2017 Summer Camp: Native American Camp
07/11/2017 Summer Camp: Lives of Reptiles & Amphibians
07/10/2017 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
07/05/2017 Summer Camp: Patuxent Paddlers (CANCELLED)
07/03/2017 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp
06/26/2017 Summer Camp: Marvelous Mud Camp
06/26/2017 Summer Camp: Creature Feature
08/01/2016 Summer Camp: Into the Wild
08/01/2016 Summer Camp: Bio Blitz Camp
07/25/2016 Summer Camp: Patuxent Paddlers
07/25/2016 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp
07/18/2016 Summer Camp: Sons of the Forest
07/18/2016 Summer Camp: Nature Girls
07/11/2016 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
07/05/2016 Summer Camp: Adventure Camp
07/05/2016 Summer Camp: Creature Feature
06/27/2016 Summer Camp: Early Explorers PM
06/27/2016 Summer Camp: Water World
06/27/2016 Summer Camp: Early Explorers AM
08/03/2015 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp
07/27/2015 Summer Camp: Wild Things
07/27/2015 Summer Camp: Early Explorers Session B
07/20/2015 Summer Camp: Outdoor Adventure Camp for Girls
07/20/2015 Summer Camp: Sons of the Forest
07/13/2015 Summer Camp: Adventure Camp
07/13/2015 Summer Camp: Ornithology Camp
07/06/2015 Summer Camp: Herpetology Camp
07/06/2015 Summer Camp: Mountains to the Bay
06/29/2015 Summer Camp: Wet, Wild, and Wonderful
06/29/2015 Summer Camp: Early Explorers Session A
08/04/2014 Summer Camp: Wild Things (1st-2nd grades)
07/28/2014 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp (4th-6th grades)
07/21/2014 Summer Camp: Water Watchers (9th-11th grade)
07/14/2014 Summer Camp: Outdoor Adventure Camp for Girls (grades 2-4)
07/14/2014 Summer Camp: Sons of the Forest (2nd-4th grades)
07/07/2014 Summer Camp: Herpetology Camp (1st-2nd grades)
07/07/2014 Summer Camp: From the Mountains to the Bay (6th-8th grade)
06/30/2014 Summer Camp: Hooked on Fishing (6th-8th grades)
06/30/2014 Summer Camp: Backyard Explorers (4-5 years)
06/23/2014 Summer Camp: Wet, Wild, and Wonderful (3rd-5th grades)
06/23/2014 Summer Camp: Adventure Camp (7th-9th grades)
04/16/2014 Salamander Soiree - Teen Spring Camp
01/18/2014 Winter Camp 2014
11/11/2013 Trial by Fire (for girls, 12-16 years)
08/05/2013 Summer Camp: From the Mountains to the Bay (6th-8th grade)
08/05/2013 Summer Camp: Our Animal Friends (4-5 years)
07/29/2013 Summer Camp: From the Mountains to the Bay (6th-8th grade)
07/22/2013 Summer Camp: Nature Photography Camp (4th-6th grades)
07/22/2013 Summer Camp: Yuckology (1st-2nd grades)
07/15/2013 Summer Camp: Sons of the Forest (2nd-4th grades)
07/15/2013 Summer Camp: Outdoor Adventure Camp for Girls (grades 2-4)
07/10/2013 Summer Camp: Hand in Hand – Discovery Trails (ages 3-5 with adult)
07/08/2013 Summer Camp: Camp Skills: Earth, Air, Fire, Water (3rd-5th grades)
06/24/2013 Summer Camp: Herpetology Camp (1st-2nd grades)
06/24/2013 Summer Camp: Walk on the Wet Side (3rd-5th grades)
06/17/2013 Summer Camp: Junior Rangers (5th - 8th grades)
01/21/2013 Winter Adventures Camp

Summer Camp by Grade

4-5 years old by the week of camp

Camps for Children Entering Grade 5

Camps for Children Entering Grade 1

Camps for Children Entering Grade 6

Camps for Children Entering Grade 2

Camps for Children Entering Grade 7

Camps for Children Entering Grade 3

Camps for Children Entering Grade 8

Camps for Children Entering Grade 4

 

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