School's Out Adventures

Come join the fun when school's out for the day. 

Upcoming events

    • 09/23/2015
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Ward Farm Park
    • 1

    For children in Grades 3-5

    Availablity Alert: Room for 1 more child 8/26/15

    Don’t spend off from school at home, come play in the park!   Explore the park and make new friends. We will spend the day exploring this new park area- hiking through the woods, walking in the creek, and playing games. Bring water, a snack, lunch, bug spray, sunscreen. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet and dirty. You’ll want a change of clothes for the way home and a towel.


    Location: Ward Farm Recreation and Nature Park

    Space is limited to 10 campers.

    Register before September 18

    Fee is per child.
    Free for BCNES members
    $12 for nonmembers

    • 10/16/2015
    • 7:00 AM
    • 10/17/2015
    • 5:00 PM
    • Assateague Island National Seashore
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Life on the Edge
    For children ages 12-16

    7:00 a.m.  Friday, October 16 through
    Saturday, October 17 approximately 5:00pm 

    Orientation meeting - 6:30pm, October 1 at Battle Creek Nature Center (must attend to go on trip)

    Location: meets at Kings Landing Park then travel to Assateague Island

    Assateague Island is poised between the land and the sea - recreated each day by ocean, wind, and waves.  Kayak the coastal bay, camp in the sand dunes, cook dinner over a fire, and explore the beach at night.

    Additional details

    Provide your own lunch Friday.  Dinner Friday, snacks, breakfast and lunch Saturday provided.  Tents provided – must have own sleeping bag.   


    (Maximum number of campers: 8)

    Fee per child: Society members pay $40 per person.
    Nonmembers pay $60.

    Each child must be registered separately.
    You may register online, by mail, or in person. See the Registration Information page for details.

Calvert Nature Society (formerly Battle Creek Nature Education Society) is dedicated to
the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage
and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community.
We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through
our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.
The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

Copyright Calvert Nature Society.
Mailing address: PO Box 122, Port Republic, MD 20676.
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