Discover Nature

PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE –  A $50 Non-Refundable deposit is required at the time of registration for each session Final payment must be made no later than June 10, 2019 for camp sessions starting on or before July 15, 2019 and July 1, 2019 for camp sessions starting on or after July 16, 2019.  Failure to pay the outstanding balance due by the final payment deadlines will result in denied attendance and forfeiture of non-refundable deposit.

SIBLING DISCOUNTS – Sibling Discounts may be available for camps costing $100 or more. A $25 discount will apply for the second and subsequent sibling(s); to receive the discount siblings must live in the same household and be registering for the same program/session.  Sibling Discounts are not available for any camp that is run by an outside vendor.


CALL OF THE WILD | AGES 8-13 

Are your kids itching to get outside and be one with nature?  Then this is the summer camp for them!  Join the staff of Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation as we offer a fully interactive and engaging Nature Camp.  Each session, camp participants will travel to numerous locations (Parks and nature centers) to enhance their knowledge and enthusiasm for the great outdoors.  Your child will be joined by numerous outdoor enthusiasts and experts as they explore the outdoors by land and boat, learn about the ecosystems and the wildlife that inhabits them, practice outdoor conservation skills, enjoy unstructured play and observe the wonders of nature and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors.  This educational camp will be one that your children will never forget! Campers must bring a bag lunch, two snacks, plenty of water each day, clothing and shoes that can get wet or damaged.  Sun screen and bug spray are also highly recommended as most of the day will be spent outdoors.  Cost: $175 per session

Sudlersville Park
Dates: Monday – Thursday, July 15 – 18, 2019
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Program: 201930-SP

Old Love Point Park
Dates: Monday – Thursday, July 29 – August 1, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Program: 201930-OLP

Conquest Beach
Dates: Monday – Thursday, August 12 – 16, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Program: 201930-CB


JUNIOR RANGER | AGES 8 – 12

Your kids will love waving their badge of honor proving they are one of Queen Anne’s County’s finest, youngest, rangers. Children will love the series of ranger and naturalist lead programs offered this summer in nearby parks. Campers will receive a hands-on booklet to complete through the week activities. Activities are required to get their very own Ranger badge include attending a ranger talk, 2 native species classes and spending a day with the Park Rangers of Queen Anne’s County.

Please bring closed toed water appropriate shoes, Clothing that can get wet and or dirty, sunscreen, a refillable water bottle, bagged lunch and bug spray each day.  Cost: $100

Terrapin Nature Park
Dates: Monday – Thursday, June 24 – 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Program: 201931-TNP


KAYAKING 101 | AGES 10 – 15

Have your kids ever expressed interest doing kayak trips but aren’t sure if they have the basic knowledge about kayaking? This program will allow your kids to get the one on one instruction to give them the confidence to safely tackle the waterways in Queen Anne’s County. There is no better way for your kids to get fully immersed in the unique ecology of Queen Anne’s County’s bodies of water.  Each day, we will venture into the water and explore what it has to offer.  This summer camp is appropriate for all abilities, including first time paddlers.

Program includes: Water recreation safety, proper paddling techniques and instruction and guided kayak tours.

Equipment Included: Coastal Kayaks, coast guard approved PFD’s and paddles. Please bring closed-toed water appropriate shoes, swimsuit or clothing that is water appropriate, sunscreen, a refillable water bottle, bagged lunch, towel/ dry clothes and bug spray.

Camp will be canceled for inclement weather or any Small Craft Advisories due to dangerous tides or water conditions.  Please note that Friday will be our make-up date for inclement weather for both sessions.  Cost: $80 per session

Conquest Beach – Session One
Dates: Monday – Thursday, July 8 – 11, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Program: 201932-01

Conquest Beach – Session Two
Dates: Monday – Thursday, August 5 – 8, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Program: 201932-02


ADULT KAYAKING | AGES 16+

Summer beach traffic and heat have you worried about what you are going to do this summer? Have you ever expressed interest in learning to kayak but think that basic kayaking is just for kids? Not to worry! This program is appropriate for people with all abilities, including first time paddlers. There is no better way to unwind from a busy day at work than to paddle through the calm water watching the sunset. This program will allow you to get the one on one instruction to get the the confidence to safely tackle and explore the waterways in Queen Anne’s County. Each night, we will venture and explore what our local waterways have to offer.

Program includes: Water recreation safety, proper paddling techniques and instruction and guided kayak tours.

Equipment Included: Coastal Kayaks, coast guard approved PFD’s and paddles. Please bring closed toed water appropriate shoes, swimsuit or clothing that is water appropriate, sunscreen, a refillable water bottle, bagged lunch, towel/ dry clothes and bug spray.

This program will be canceled for inclement weather or any Small Craft Advisories due to dangerous tides or water conditions. Cost: $150  

Conquest Beach
Dates: Wednesdays, July 17 – August 7, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Program: 201933-01