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SUMMER CAMP

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Nature Explorers

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Plankton, Frogs, and Horseshoe Crabs

Full - Please sign up for the waitlist. Sometimes spots open after cancellations.

June 17, 18, 20, 21, 2024 (no camp on Juneteenth) from 10am to 2:30pm

 

This camp is a great way to discover life in the forest, pond, and bay. Campers will study frogs, look at tiny water critters through microscopes, play on stand-up paddle boards, learn about the history of Furnace Town, visit the Ocean City Coast Guard, and go on a boat trip to Assateague Island. This camp is held almost entirely outdoors.   

Camp locations are Paul S. Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Lab in Berlin, Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center in Eden, Furnace Town in Snow Hill, and Ocean City Talbot Street Pier. Participants are required to be dropped off and picked up at the camp locations. Limited transportation from Berlin is available.

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Horses, Crabs, and Herons

Full - Please sign up for the waitlist. Sometimes spots open after cancellations.

June 24 to June 27, 2024 from 10am to 2:30pm

 

Learn to ride a horse, catch crabs, play colonial games, discover wild, edible plants, and watch turtles from a canoe. This camp is held almost entirely outdoors.

Camp locations are Hoofprints in Parsonsburg, Assateague Island National Seashore Environmental Education Center in Berlin, Coops to Co-ops in Princess Anne, and Pocomoke River State Park - Shad Landing in Snow Hill. Participants are required to be dropped off and picked up at the camp locations. Limited transportation from Berlin is available.

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Our Backyard is Alive!

Full - Please sign up for the waitlist. Sometimes spots open after cancellations.

July 8 to July 11, 2024 from 10am to 2:30pm

 

Campers will study all backyard life from tiny microbes to big trees. Kids learn how to turn the backyard into a living oasis through fun science experiments and hands-on projects such as building bird houses and planting shrubs. This year, we will focus on making your backyard a great place for birds.

The camp location is the ACT office at 10959 Worcester Hwy in Berlin. This camp is held outdoors and indoors.

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You Can Make a Difference!

Full - Please sign up for the waitlist. Sometimes spots open after cancellations.

July 15 to July 18, 2024 from 10am to 2:30pm

 

This empowering camp shows students what they can do to improve the environment in a fun way. Campers explore issues such as water pollution and energy consumption through science experiments and fun games. Creating recycling art, roasting marshmallows with solar power, and a sea level rise game are some of the projects in this camp.

The camp location is the ACT office at 10959 Worcester Hwy in Berlin. This camp is held outdoors and indoors.

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All camp weeks:

  • Age: kids 6 to 12 years old.

  • Costs: $170 per week (Discount: $10 off for signing up before 4/15/24)

  • Only 16 spaces per week available!

  • Participants need to bring a bag lunch.

How to register for the camp:

Registration is open now!

1. To sign up, please email Verena Chase at coastkids@actforbays.org to reserve your spot. If spaces are still available, Verena will send you a confirmation email and a link to the online registration and payment asap.

2. After your spot is reserved, please fill out the registration form and make your payment within two weeks.

Do you have questions about Coast Kids?

Contact Verena Chase at (410) 629-1538 or email to coastkids@actforbays.org

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