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Summer Camp: Water Watchers (9th-11th grade)

  • 07/21/2014
  • 9:00 AM
  • 07/25/2014
  • 3:00 PM
  • Varies
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Members Only Registration Until March 17.

To be eligible for Member's Rates, you must be a current member AND your email must match that found in our on-line membership database.
If you are a member and can't register as a member, please call the office 410-535-5327 to verify your email and contact information.
Registration is closed

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

Water Watchers letter and list update 2014.pdf

OC Release form pdf.pdf

SUP rental waiver 2.pdf

SUP rental waiver.pdf

PARENTS - please fill out one of each of these three forms for each camper you have in camp.  Campers will not be allowed on the overnight trip with out them.

Children entering grades 9-11 in Fall 2014

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, July 21, 22, & 23, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 24 7am
Friday, July 25, pick up @ 5:30p.m.


Monday – Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
Tuesday – Morgan State Marine Lab at Jefferson Patterson Park
Wednesday – Flag Ponds Nature Park
Thursday - meets at Kings Landing Park for the trip to the Eastern Shore of MD
Friday – return to Kings Landing Park

The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States, with more than 150 rivers and streams draining into it. The Bay though does not exist on it’s own, however, it too is a part of a much larger system - the Atlantic Ocean. This week, we will navigate the waters of this enormous interconnected system. We will study freshwater habitats and organisms that depend on them. Then examine the shallow water habitats of the Chesapeake Bay and the Patuxent River. The week will culminate with an overnight trip to the Atlantic Ocean where we will explore the salt marsh and the ocean beach. Camp activities include water quality testing, plant and animal identification, and plankton study -- along with seining, dipnetting, stand up paddleboards and surfing.

Campers must be able to swim and be comfortable in the bay, river, and ocean to be a part of this camp.

BCNES Members: $160 per camper

Nonmembers: $185 per camper


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. 

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