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Horseshoe Crab Campout: Family Event

  • 06/09/2023
  • 7:00 PM
  • 06/10/2023
  • 9:00 AM
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park
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  • Fee is per family.

Registration is closed

For families with children ages 6 & up. All participants under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Join us for a chance to see horseshoe crabs on the beach at their peak spawning time! This program will include a beach walk starting around 8 p.m. followed by a campfire with s'mores. The evening will culminate with participants tent camping at Flag Ponds Nature Park.

**Registration space for these events are limited so please do not register for both the family event and the adults-only event.

Due to space constraints, any tent you bring should be no larger than 10 feet x 10 feet in size- smaller is better! We have a limited number of small tents that can be borrowed. Please be sure when you register to note whether you will be bringing your own tent. 

Friday, June 9th at 7:00 p.m. (eat dinner before you come) until Saturday, June 10th at 9:00 a.m. A light breakfast will be provided on Saturday.

Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by May 26

Program Fee

Free for Society members
$8 per family for nonmembers

Naturalist in charge: Kim Curren

COVID Policies and Procedures

The Calvert Nature Society has developed policies and procedures for public program operations based on state and CDC guidelines.

Please consider the safety, health, and well-being of all participants in our programs and stay home if the participant(s) are 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, if under 18 a parent, to agree to the participant waiver. The waiver agreement needs to be completed for each in-person program.

Please read our full policy statement and waiver. 

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. 

COVID policies   Cancellation and Refund Policies

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