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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.  See our COVID policies for all in-person activities.

NEW Registration Opening Dates

We have new dates for when registration opens:

 Programs in... Members Nonmembers
 January October 7 October 21
 February November 7 November 21
 March December 7 December 21

Programs for Families, All Ages Welcome

Families can experience the fascinating natural world in our area. These programs incorporate activities to entertain learners of all ages.


Upcoming events

    • 09/05/2021
    • 12/05/2021
    • 4 sessions
    • Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm
    • 3
    Register

    Open to children ages 8 - 11. Adult participation not required.

    Please register each child separately. 

    Explore the sounds, sights, flora, and fauna of Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm. This is a 4-part series encouraging budding naturalists to observe seasonal changes in the natural setting. Children are expected to attend all four sessions.

    Location: Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm

    Naturalist in charge: Amy Werking

    Reservations are required, deadline: Friday, September 3

    No Walk-Ins.

    Program Fee per person:
    $10 for Society members
    $20 for nonmembers

    Each child must be registered separately.

    Location: Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm

    • 10/19/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 0
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    3-5 years old, Adults are required

    Spiders  - good luck or scary and creepy?  Bring your little ones to learn more about spiders and how they fit into a healthy habitat.  We will have games, songs, and nature exploration - all about spiders.


    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by October 14.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 10/23/2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Kings Landing Park
    • 0
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    For all ages.  Adult supervision is required for children under 18.

    Come get cozy around the campfire and roast marshmallows while the naturalist shares stories of the past.  Learn about some of the historic shipwrecks on the Chesapeake Bay.  Bring a flashlight and a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Meet at Pavilion 1.

    Location: Kings Landing Park

    Naturalist in Charge: Jessy Oberright

    Registration Deadline: October 16, 2021

    Program Fee:
    Free for members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    • 11/02/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 0
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    3-5 years old, Adults are required

    Everyone loves a good snack, but as we get closer to winter the snacks our animal friends eat get more and more important. Come explore some of Calvert County's wildlife's favorite snacks and even how they eat them!

    Please note that food will be present, so make sure to notify us of any allergies if you register to attend!


    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by October 26.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tori Hall

    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 is 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 complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 11/05/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 0
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    For students ages 4-12 years old - with adult

    Classes this fall will be outside only and if equipment is needed - each participant/family will have their own.    

    This fall we will explore the habitats present at Flag Ponds Nature Park. We will meet outside each month in small groups and spend the class out hiking the trails - we will explore the park, learn to identify the common plants and animals, build shelters, and whatever the season has to offer.

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Program Fee are per family: Please register all your children on one entry.

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 11/12/2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Kings Landing Park
    • 0
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    For all ages. Adult supervision is required for children under 18.

    Come get cozy around the campfire and roast marshmallows while the naturalists share some traditional animal folk stories. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Meet at Pavilion 1.

    Location: Kings Landing Park

    Naturalist in Charge: Kim Curren

    Program Fee:
    Free for members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    • 11/13/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 0
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    Open to individuals and families. Adults required if under 16.

    Are you interested in birding, but do not quite know how to start? Well, your own backyard is one of the best places to start. Come join us and learn about ways to attract and identify birds, as well as give them a helping hand this coming winter!

    LocationBattle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Naturalist in charge: Tori Hall

    Reservations are required, deadline: November 5

    Program Fee per person:
    Free for Society members

    $8 per family for nonmembers

    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 is 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 complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 11/16/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 0
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    3-5 years old, Adults are required

    What are the plants in the meadow doing this time of year?  Many animals hibernate for the winter - did you know that many plants do, too?  Bring your little one to explore the meadow and see what kinds of seeds we can find.  Bring an old pair of adult-size fuzzy socks for children to wear over their shoes to collect seeds as we walk.


    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by November 11.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 11/19/2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • TBD
    • 0
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    Families with children ages 8 and up

    Take a full moon night hike around Ward Farm. We will visit several habitats and look for signs of our resident beavers. The hike will be approximately 1.5 miles. Participants should wear sturdy footwear and bring a flashlight,  water and insect spray.  

    Location:TBD

    Naturalist in Charge - Jessy Oberright

    Registration Deadline: November 10, 2021

    Advanced Reservations are required. No walk ins allowed

    • 12/02/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 0
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    3-5 years old, Adults are required

    Come join a naturalist to learn about the comfiest and coziest part of winter...hibernation! Well, if you are an animal that is. We will explore why animals sleep so long and how they do it. We will also explore some of our local wildlife that may be sleeping the winter away


    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by November 24.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tori Hall

    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 is 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 complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 12/03/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    For students ages 4-12 years old - with adult

    Classes this fall will be outside only and if equipment is needed - each participant/family will have their own.    

    This fall we will explore the habitats present at Flag Ponds Nature Park. We will meet outside each month in small groups and spend the class out hiking the trails - we will explore the park, learn to identify the common plants and animals, build shelters, and whatever the season has to offer.

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Program Fee are per family: Please register all your children on one entry.

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.

    • 12/11/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm
    • 0
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    For Ages: 5+, Adult participation is required.

    Children will learn some basic compass skills and will use what they have learned to find candy canes hidden in the park.

    Location: Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm 

    Naturalist in Charge: Kim Curren

    Please register by Wednesday, December 8

    Program Fee: Free for Society members, $8 per family for nonmembers

    • 12/12/2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 0
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    Families, Ages 8 and up with adult

    Take a night hike to the beach to view the winter sky. We will do a little stargazing as we look for shooting stars from the Geminids meteor shower.

    Please wear sturdy walking shoes, dress for the weather and bring a flashlight or headlamp. A beach blanket is recommended for extended sky viewing.

    Advanced Reservations are required. No walk ins allowed

    Naturalist in Charge: Jessy Oberright

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Registration Deadline: December 5, 2021



    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.



    • 12/14/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 0
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    3-5 years old, Adults are required

    The days are short and the animals and plants have been getting ready for winter. Are you ready? We will tell stories, play games, and build forts - best of all - cook some snacks over a campfire. Wear your warm clothes to this one – it will be outside!


    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by December 9.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 12/18/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 0
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    Open to individuals and families. Adults required if under 16.

    Did you know that a great way to beat the winter blues is to go to the beach? That's right the beach! It is a perfect time to find fossils and other beach goodies! Come join a naturalist and discover why we have so many fossils here in Calvert County, which fossils you are most likely to find, and the best ways to find them!

    LocationFlag Ponds Nature Park

    Naturalist in charge: Tori Hall

    Reservations are required, deadline: December 15

    Program Fee per person:
    Free for Society members

    $8 per family for nonmembers

    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 is 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 complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 01/01/2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm
    • 8
    Register

    Family program, ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    Ring in the new year with an approximately three mile guided hike at Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm. A naturalist will share information about the site as the group enjoys being outdoors on the first day of 2022.

    Location: Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm<

    Advanced Reservations are required. No walk ins allowed.

    Naturalists in Charge: Amy Werking

    Registration Deadline: December 30, 2021



    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 complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.



    • 01/01/2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 9
    Register

    Family program, ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    Ring in the new year with an approximately three mile guided hike at Flag Ponds Nature Park. A naturalist will share information about the site as the group enjoys being outdoors on the first day of 2022.

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Advanced Reservations are required. No walk ins allowed.

    Naturalists in Charge: Kim Curren

    Registration Deadline: December 30, 2021



    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 complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    Location: Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm


    • 01/07/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 0
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    NEW DATE - 1/7/22

    Ages 4-12

    Our Winter/Spring homeschool series focuses on “phenology” - nature’s calendar. It is the study of seasonal changes in plant and animal life-cycles such as date flowers begin to bloom or frogs start singing in the spring. Month to month, we will make and record weather observations and check in with the plants and animals at Flag Ponds Park - watching watching winter change to spring then summer.

    Please register by 1/1/22 to attend

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Program Fee are per family:
    Please register all your children on one entry. Program fees are per family.

    There is no charge for parents since they are expected to participate as mentors and teachers. Staff will provide guidance for parents on how to assist.

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Homeschool Fridays is a series of environmental education programs developed especially for homeschoolers ages 4 to 12. These classes are a great way to get hands-on science and nature lessons and network with other homeschooling families. Each two-hour program will consist of indoor and outdoor hands-on learning. Depending on the topic, students may observe live animals, collect aquatic creatures, take measurements using scientific equipment, or play games.

    Siblings younger than 4 are welcome, but must be under the care of a parent/guardian at all times and should not distract the program participants.

    The inside section of the class will be mixed-age learning  - with participants in their family groups.

    In general, for the outside portion of the class, students will be grouped by age to allow for age-appropriate topic exploration (parents will stay with the younger age-group to assist).

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 01/07/2022
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    NEW DATE - 1/7/22

    Ages 4-12

    Our Winter/Spring homeschool series focuses on “phenology” - nature’s calendar. It is the study of seasonal changes in plant and animal life-cycles such as date flowers begin to bloom or frogs start singing in the spring. Month to month, we will make and record weather observations and check in with the plants and animals at Flag Ponds Park - watching watching winter change to spring then summer.

    Please register by 1/1/22 to attend

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Program Fee are per family:
    Please register all your children on one entry. Program fees are per family.

    There is no charge for parents since they are expected to participate as mentors and teachers. Staff will provide guidance for parents on how to assist.

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Homeschool Fridays is a series of environmental education programs developed especially for homeschoolers ages 4 to 12. These classes are a great way to get hands-on science and nature lessons and network with other homeschooling families. Each two-hour program will consist of indoor and outdoor hands-on learning. Depending on the topic, students may observe live animals, collect aquatic creatures, take measurements using scientific equipment, or play games.

    Siblings younger than 4 are welcome, but must be under the care of a parent/guardian at all times and should not distract the program participants.

    The inside section of the class will be mixed-age learning  - with participants in their family groups.

    In general, for the outside portion of the class, students will be grouped by age to allow for age-appropriate topic exploration (parents will stay with the younger age-group to assist).

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 01/11/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 1
    Register
    3-5 years old, Adults are required

    Have you ever wondered where snow comes from or how icicles form? Come join a naturalist here at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp to explore what makes winter stand out from all the other seasons! Come prepared for crafts and a little outdoor adventure!

    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by January 4.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tori Hall

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 01/15/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 8
    Register

    For children in grades 3-5--no parents needed

    Winter is a great time for outdoor adventures! During the day, we will explore the woods and the beach playing games, building forts, following our sense of adventure. After sunset, we will cook dinner together over a campfire and end our day with s'mores.

    Don't worry about getting too cold - this camp will include indoor, as well as, outdoor activities and plenty of hot chocolate. Campfire dinner is included.

    We will follow our COVID safety protocol which will require everyone to mask while indoors and include a health check at the beginning of the program.  More on our COVID protocol can be found here: Calvert Nature Society - COVID Policies (calvertparks.org)



    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Program Fee is per child:

    • Society members pay $25 per person.
    • Nonmembers pay $40 per person.

    Please register by January 1

    Reservations are required.

    Welcome to Camp Letter and packing list can be found here in early January.


    • 01/22/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 0
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    6-8 years old, Adults are required

    Winter is so beautiful, but wouldn't it be great if spring was here already! If you are ready for the warmer days ahead come join me, a naturalist, at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp. We will learn when animals will start to come back out and what they will be doing. We will also get to make some things to help prep our gardens and yards for the upcoming spring!

    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by January 15.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tori Hall

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.

    • 01/30/2022
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Kings Landing Park
    • 7
    Registration is closed

    All ages and families, adult supervision required.

    Join the Naturalist to learn the process of tapping Maple trees to collect sap that can be boiled into delicious syrup. We will have an overview of the process and history of Maple "sugaring", then visit the our local Maple trees to get a first-hand opportunity to learn this simple skill. After we visit our trees, warm up by an outdoor campfire and roast a marshmallow.  Program will be all outside, so dress for the weather.

    Advanced Reservations are required.  No walk ins allowed.

    Naturalist in Charge: Jessy Oberright

    Location: Kings Landing Park

    Registration Deadline: January 24, 2022



    COVID Policies and Procedures 

    All participants over the age of 2 (including parents) must wear a mask when social distancing is not possible. Participants must provide their own masks.

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please read the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.



    • 02/09/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 10
    Registration is closed

    3-5 years old, Adults are required

    Most of the trees in the woods have lost their leaves – but not the evergreens! We will use our senses to explore the local evergreens. How do they feel? How do they smell? We will also look to see how different animals use these trees in the winter. Be sure to dress appropriately for this entirely outdoor adventure!

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Naturalist in Charge: Kim Curren

    Program Fee:

    Free for Society members

    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Advanced Reservations are required. Please register by February 7

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


     


    • 02/11/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Ages 4-12

    Our Winter/Spring homeschool series focuses on “phenology” - nature’s calendar. It is the study of seasonal changes in plant and animal life-cycles such as date flowers begin to bloom or frogs start singing in the spring. Month to month, we will make and record weather observations and check in with the plants and animals at Flag Ponds Park - watching watching winter change to spring then summer.

    Please register by 2/1/22 to attend

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Program Fee are per family:
    Please register all your children on one entry. Program fees are per family.

    There is no charge for parents since they are expected to participate as mentors and teachers. Staff will provide guidance for parents on how to assist.

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Homeschool Fridays is a series of environmental education programs developed especially for homeschoolers ages 4 to 12. These classes are a great way to get hands-on science and nature lessons and network with other homeschooling families. Each two-hour program will consist of indoor and outdoor hands-on learning. Depending on the topic, students may observe live animals, collect aquatic creatures, take measurements using scientific equipment, or play games.

    Siblings younger than 4 are welcome, but must be under the care of a parent/guardian at all times and should not distract the program participants.

    The inside section of the class will be mixed-age learning  - with participants in their family groups.

    In general, for the outside portion of the class, students will be grouped by age to allow for age-appropriate topic exploration (parents will stay with the younger age-group to assist).

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 02/11/2022
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Ages 4-12

    Our Winter/Spring homeschool series focuses on “phenology” - nature’s calendar. It is the study of seasonal changes in plant and animal life-cycles such as date flowers begin to bloom or frogs start singing in the spring. Month to month, we will make and record weather observations and check in with the plants and animals at Flag Ponds Park - watching watching winter change to spring then summer.

    Please register by 2/2/22 to attend

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Program Fee are per family:
    Please register all your children on one entry. Program fees are per family.

    There is no charge for parents since they are expected to participate as mentors and teachers. Staff will provide guidance for parents on how to assist.

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Homeschool Fridays is a series of environmental education programs developed especially for homeschoolers ages 4 to 12. These classes are a great way to get hands-on science and nature lessons and network with other homeschooling families. Each two-hour program will consist of indoor and outdoor hands-on learning. Depending on the topic, students may observe live animals, collect aquatic creatures, take measurements using scientific equipment, or play games.

    Siblings younger than 4 are welcome, but must be under the care of a parent/guardian at all times and should not distract the program participants.

    The inside section of the class will be mixed-age learning  - with participants in their family groups.

    In general, for the outside portion of the class, students will be grouped by age to allow for age-appropriate topic exploration (parents will stay with the younger age-group to assist).

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 02/12/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Families, Adults are required if under 16

    This will be a family oriented program to learn about how all the different animals care for one another. How long do animal families stay together and how do they find their true love? Come join a naturalist at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp to explore the loving side of animals just in time for Valentine's Day!

    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by February 5.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tori Hall

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 02/13/2022
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Kings Landing Park
    • 7
    Registration is closed

    All ages and families, adult supervision required.

    Join the Naturalist to learn the process of tapping Maple trees to collect sap that can be boiled into delicious syrup. We will have an overview of the process and history of Maple "sugaring", then visit the our local Maple trees to get a first-hand opportunity to learn this simple skill. After we visit our trees, warm up by an outdoor campfire and roast a marshmallow.  Program will be all outside, so dress for the weather.

    Advanced Reservations are required.  No walk ins allowed.

    Naturalist in Charge: Jessy Oberright

    Location: Kings Landing Park

    Registration Deadline: February 7, 2022



    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.

    • 02/19/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Ages 6-9 with an adult

    Your children will have fun helping the naturalist take care of the nature center's live animals while being able to see them up-close. Wear clothes that can get dirty.

    Naturalist in charge: Kim Curren

    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Reservations are required by February 16

    Program Fees: Free for Society members

    $8 per family for nonmembers

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 02/20/2022
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Kings Landing Park
    • 7
    Registration is closed

    All ages and families, adult supervision required.

    Join the Naturalist to learn the process of tapping Maple trees to collect sap that can be boiled into delicious syrup. We will have an overview of the process and history of Maple "sugaring", then visit the our local Maple trees to get a first-hand opportunity to learn this simple skill. After we visit our trees, warm up by an outdoor campfire and roast a marshmallow.  Program will be all outside, so dress for the weather.

    Advanced Reservations are required.  No walk ins allowed.

    Naturalist in Charge: Jessy Oberright

    Location: Kings Landing Park

    MEMBERS - no charge,  NON-MEMBERS $8/ family

    Registration Deadline: February 14 , 2022



    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.



    • 02/25/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Ages 3 - 5, Adults are required

    What makes a mammal a mammal? Where can you find them? What do mammals do in the winter? These are all amazing questions that will be explored in this fun naturalist led program!

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Advanced Reservations are required - Please register by February 18.

    Fee is per family

    Program Fee

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Naturalist in charge: Tori Hall

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 03/04/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Ages 4-12

    Our Winter/Spring homeschool series focuses on “phenology” - nature’s calendar. It is the study of seasonal changes in plant and animal life-cycles such as date flowers begin to bloom or frogs start singing in the spring. Month to month, we will make and record weather observations and check in with the plants and animals at Flag Ponds Park - watching watching winter change to spring then summer.

    Please register by 2/1/22 to attend

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Program Fee are per family:
    Please register all your children on one entry. Program fees are per family.

    There is no charge for parents since they are expected to participate as mentors and teachers. Staff will provide guidance for parents on how to assist.

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Homeschool Fridays is a series of environmental education programs developed especially for homeschoolers ages 4 to 12. These classes are a great way to get hands-on science and nature lessons and network with other homeschooling families. Each two-hour program will consist of indoor and outdoor hands-on learning. Depending on the topic, students may observe live animals, collect aquatic creatures, take measurements using scientific equipment, or play games.

    Siblings younger than 4 are welcome, but must be under the care of a parent/guardian at all times and should not distract the program participants.

    The inside section of the class will be mixed-age learning  - with participants in their family groups.

    In general, for the outside portion of the class, students will be grouped by age to allow for age-appropriate topic exploration (parents will stay with the younger age-group to assist).

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 03/04/2022
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Flag Ponds Nature Park
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Ages 4-12

    Our Winter/Spring homeschool series focuses on “phenology” - nature’s calendar. It is the study of seasonal changes in plant and animal life-cycles such as date flowers begin to bloom or frogs start singing in the spring. Month to month, we will make and record weather observations and check in with the plants and animals at Flag Ponds Park - watching watching winter change to spring then summer.

    Please register by 2/25/22 to attend

    Naturalist in charge: Tania Gale

    Location: Flag Ponds Nature Park

    Program Fee are per family:
    Please register all your children on one entry. Program fees are per family.

    There is no charge for parents since they are expected to participate as mentors and teachers. Staff will provide guidance for parents on how to assist.

    Free for Society members
    $8 per family for nonmembers

    Homeschool Fridays is a series of environmental education programs developed especially for homeschoolers ages 4 to 12. These classes are a great way to get hands-on science and nature lessons and network with other homeschooling families. Each two-hour program will consist of indoor and outdoor hands-on learning. Depending on the topic, students may observe live animals, collect aquatic creatures, take measurements using scientific equipment, or play games.

    Siblings younger than 4 are welcome, but must be under the care of a parent/guardian at all times and should not distract the program participants.

    The inside section of the class will be mixed-age learning  - with participants in their family groups.

    In general, for the outside portion of the class, students will be grouped by age to allow for age-appropriate topic exploration (parents will stay with the younger age-group to assist).

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.


    • 03/19/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Ages 6-9 with an adult

    Your children will have fun helping the naturalist take care of the nature center's live animals while being able to see them up-close. Wear clothes that can get dirty.

    Naturalist in charge: Kim Curren

    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Reservations are required by March 16

    Program Fees: Free for Society members

    $8 per family for nonmembers

    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 is 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, to if under 18 a parent, to complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.



    • 03/22/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    Ages 3 - 5 years. Adult participation is required.

    Worms, bugs, and grubs! So many things to see under logs in the woods. Join us for a wooded walk checking out life under logs. Terrain is not suitable for strollers.

    Location: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

    Advanced Reservations are required. No walk ins allowed.

    Naturalist in Charge: Amy Werking

    Registration Deadline: March 20, 2022



    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 complete a participant waiver.

    Please download and complete the waiver prior to the program. You may complete it online and email to CypressSwamp@CalvertCountyMD.gov, or print it and bring to  the program.  The waiver needs to be completed for each in-person program.

    Please read our full policy statement and waiver.

Past events

10/16/2021 Lower Marlboro Freedom Day
10/16/2021 Fall Bug Hunt
10/08/2021 Homeschool Friday PM- Trail School
10/05/2021 Bat Frenzy
09/25/2021 Pickin' Up Paw Paws - Session 2
09/25/2021 Pickin' Up Paw Paws -session 1
09/21/2021 Fall Nature Play
09/18/2021 Creepy Crawly Critters
09/11/2021 Paw Paw Party!
09/10/2021 Homeschool Friday PM- Trail School
09/07/2021 Animals on the Move
08/28/2021 Cricket Crawl
08/21/2021 S'moresgasbord Campfire (Members Only)
08/21/2021 Cicada Safari
07/31/2021 Animal Olympics
07/19/2021 New Adventures Summer Camp
07/17/2021 Mega Moth Mania!
07/10/2021 Butterfly Safari (Members Only)
06/25/2021 RESCHEDULED: Moth Mania!
06/12/2021 Cicada Mania! Session 2
06/12/2021 Cicada Mania!
06/04/2021 Horseshoe Crab Walk - Session 3
06/04/2021 Horseshoe Crab Walk - Session 2
06/04/2021 Horseshoe Crab Walk - Session 1
06/04/2021 Homeschool Fridays -Water - AM
06/01/2021 Mud Pies!
05/28/2021 Seine the Bay
05/27/2021 Happy Helpful Horseshoe Crabs!
05/13/2021 Owl Eyes and Fox Ears
05/07/2021 Homeschool Fridays -Water - AM
05/01/2021 Roots to Shoots (PM Session)
05/01/2021 Roots to Shoots (AM Session)
04/30/2021 City Nature Challenge 2021
04/29/2021 Nests!
04/24/2021 Earth Day Nature Play
04/24/2021 Calvert Stewards: Earth Day Park Clean-up
04/22/2021 City Nature Challenge Training
04/17/2021 Scales and Scutes
04/10/2021 Animal Stories Campfire
04/10/2021 Tracks and Signs 101
04/09/2021 Homeschool Fridays -Water - AM
04/06/2021 Snakes are not Worms
03/20/2021 Sand & Stars Stroll
03/17/2021 Going GREEN for St. Patrick's Day!
03/13/2021 Spring Log Roll
03/11/2021 Baby Birding
03/07/2021 Basic Orienteering (Session 2)
03/07/2021 Basic Orienteering (Session 1)
03/06/2021 CANCELLED: Women in Science
03/05/2021 Homeschool Fridays -Water - PM
03/05/2021 Homeschool Fridays -Water - AM
03/03/2021 Dead or Alive: Winter in the Woods
02/15/2021 Great Backyard Bird Count (Session 8)
02/15/2021 Great Backyard Bird Count (Session 7)
02/14/2021 CANCELED: Great Backyard Bird Count (Session 6)
02/14/2021 CANCELED: Great Backyard Bird Count (Session 5)
02/13/2021 Cancelled: Constellations Over the Chesapeake
02/13/2021 CANCELED: Maple Sugarin' Time - Session B
02/13/2021 Canceled:Great Backyard Bird Count (Session 4)
02/13/2021 Canceled:Great Backyard Bird Count (Session 3)
02/12/2021 Homeschool Fridays -Water - PM
02/12/2021 CLASS CANCELED - Homeschool Fridays -Water - AM
02/12/2021 Great Backyard Bird Count (Session 2)
02/12/2021 Great Backyard Bird Count (Session 1)
01/30/2021 Maple Sugarin' Time - Session A
01/23/2021 Owl Night Hike
01/23/2021 The Magic of Owls
01/21/2021 Owl Night Hike
01/08/2021 Homeschool Fridays -Water - PM
01/08/2021 Homeschool Fridays -Water - AM
01/02/2021 First Saturday Hike: Session B
01/02/2021 First Saturday Hike: Session A
12/30/2020 December Toddler Hike (PM session)
12/30/2020 December Toddler Hike (AM session)
12/18/2020 Mad Chemist Take Home Box
12/17/2020 Winter Solstice Celebration
12/12/2020 Compass Skills: Candy Cane Hunt - Session B
12/12/2020 Compass Skills: Candy Cane Hunt -Session A
12/11/2020 Owl Night Hike
12/08/2020 Owl Night Hike
12/04/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Invertebrates - PM
12/04/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Invertebrates - AM
12/02/2020 Animals in Winter
11/25/2020 November Toddler Hike (PM session)
11/25/2020 November Toddler Hike (AM session)
11/21/2020 Leaf Crafts
11/19/2020 Colorful Day
11/07/2020 Help Take Care of the Animals - Session B
11/07/2020 Help Take Care of the Animals - Session A
11/06/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Invertebrates - PM
11/06/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Invertebrates - AM
10/28/2020 October Toddler Hike (PM session)
10/28/2020 October Toddler Hike (AM session)
10/17/2020 Fall Foliage Foray
10/03/2020 Pickin' Up Paw Paws
10/02/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Invertebrates - PM
10/02/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Invertebrates - AM
10/01/2020 Harvest Moon Tea Party
09/30/2020 September Toddler Hike (PM session)
09/30/2020 September Toddler Hike (AM session)
09/20/2020 Seine the Bay
09/19/2020 Monarch Tagging-Session B
09/19/2020 Monarch Tagging-Session A
09/16/2020 The Great Fall Find!
09/12/2020 Animal Stories Campfire
09/05/2020 Fossil Frenzy
09/04/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Invertebrates - PM
09/04/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Invertebrates - AM
08/28/2020 Cricket Crawl
08/11/2020 Seine the Bay
08/07/2020 CANCELED: Butterfly Safari
08/03/2020 Water Week
08/02/2020 Moonrise on the Bay Hike 2
08/01/2020 CANCELED: Animal Olympics - Session B
08/01/2020 CANCELED: Animal Olympics - Session A
07/27/2020 Backyard Explorers
07/25/2020 The Great American Campout 2
07/20/2020 Mad Science LIVE online
07/17/2020 CANCELED: Sunset on the Beach
07/14/2020 Mud Day Celebration
07/11/2020 Bee Happy, Too!
07/10/2020 Park Trek 2020 - Battle Creek
07/09/2020 Park Trek 2020 - Flag Ponds
07/08/2020 Sensing Flag Ponds
07/08/2020 Park Trek 2020 - Biscoe Gray
07/07/2020 Park Trek 2020 - Kings Landing
07/06/2020 Park Trek 2020 - Ward Farm
06/29/2020 Calvert Stewards: Flag Ponds Nest Box Monitoring
06/27/2020 Postponed - The Great American Campout
06/25/2020 "Ask a Naturalist" Station
06/05/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - PM
06/05/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - AM
06/02/2020 Summer Nature Play Day
05/29/2020 Canceled - Horseshoe Crab Survey
05/29/2020 CANCELED: Babies in Backpacks Session 2
05/14/2020 Canceled: Teddy Bear Tea Party
05/08/2020 Canceled: Down by the Bay- Session B
05/08/2020 Canceled: Down by the Bay- Session A
05/01/2020 Canceled: Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - PM
05/01/2020 Canceled: Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - AM
04/25/2020 Canceled:Help Take Care of the Animals - Session B
04/25/2020 Canceled: Help Take Care of the Animals - Session A
04/22/2020 Canceled- Earth Day Nature Play
04/17/2020 CANCELED: Friday Night Frogs Hike
04/16/2020 Canceled - Nests!
04/09/2020 Canceled: City Nature Challenge Training
04/09/2020 Canceled - Mud Monsters Spring Camp
04/08/2020 CANCELED: Babies in Backpacks Session 1
04/03/2020 Canceled - Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - PM
04/03/2020 Canceled - Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - AM
03/21/2020 Canceled: Nature's Hide-n-Seek
03/19/2020 CANCELED: Welcome Spring!
03/15/2020 CANCELED: Tracks 101
03/08/2020 Slippery and Slimy - Session B
03/08/2020 Slippery and Slimy - Session A
03/07/2020 Salamander Soiree
03/06/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - PM
03/06/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - AM
03/01/2020 Cordage Jewelry Making Workshop
02/23/2020 Maple Tapping - from Sap to Syrup
02/22/2020 Outdoor Art Adventures (Session B)
02/22/2020 Outdoor Art Adventures (Session A)
02/17/2020 CANCELED: School's Out Drop In Nature Crafts: Session D
02/17/2020 School's Out Drop In Nature Crafts: Session C
02/15/2020 Calvert Stewards: Great Backyard Bird Count
02/14/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - PM
02/14/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - AM
02/12/2020 Radical Reptiles Scales and Tails (Session B)
02/12/2020 Radical Reptiles Scales and Tails (Session A)
02/08/2020 February Fossil Frenzy
02/01/2020 Groundhog Round Up: Session B
02/01/2020 Groundhog Round Up: Session A
01/31/2020 Owl Night Hike
01/20/2020 School's Out Drop In Nature Crafts: Session B
01/20/2020 School's Out Drop In Nature Crafts: Session A
01/19/2020 Backyard Birds: Session B
01/19/2020 Backyard Birds: Session A
01/11/2020 Winter Adventurers Overnight
01/10/2020 Homeschool Fridays -Phenology series - PM
01/10/2020 Homeschool Fridays - Phenology Series - AM
01/01/2020 New Years Day Hike
12/19/2019 Winter Nature Play
12/18/2019 Evergreen Explorers (Session B)
12/18/2019 Evergreen Explorers (Session A)
12/12/2019 Animal Footprints: Session B
12/12/2019 Animal Footprints: Session A
12/11/2019 Keeping Warm (Session B)
12/11/2019 Keeping Warm (Session A)
12/07/2019 Compass Skills: Candy Cane Hunt
12/06/2019 Homeschool Friday - Animal Clues - PM session
12/06/2019 Homeschool Friday - Animal Clues - AM session
11/21/2019 Turkey Lurkey: Session B
11/21/2019 Turkey Lurkey: Session A
11/15/2019 Beyond S’mores - Family Campfire Cooking
11/07/2019 Wonderful Word of Trees
11/02/2019 Help Take Care of the Animals - Session B
11/02/2019 Help Take Care of the Animals - Session A
11/01/2019 Homeschool Friday - Talking Bones - PM session
11/01/2019 Homeschool Friday - Talking Bones - AM session
10/29/2019 The Great Fall Find!
10/22/2019 Cancelled: Leaf Crafts: Session B
10/22/2019 Canceled: Leaf Crafts: Session A
10/05/2019 Lower Marlboro Freedom Day
10/04/2019 Homeschool Friday: Scat Happens - PM session
10/04/2019 Homeschool Friday: Scat Happens - AM session
09/21/2019 Monarch Day
09/18/2019 Pond Adventure
09/14/2019 Sense-ational Fun!
09/07/2019 Paw Paw Party
09/06/2019 CANCELED: Homeschool Friday - Tracks and Trails - PM session
09/06/2019 Homeschool Friday - Tracks and Trails - AM session
09/04/2019 WHOOOray for Owls! (Session B)
09/04/2019 WHOOOray for Owls! (Session A)
08/31/2019 Help Take Care of the Animals - Session B
08/31/2019 Help Take Care of the Animals - Session A
08/24/2019 The Healing Power of Nature
08/17/2019 Goldenrod Jungle
07/13/2019 Insect Predators
07/03/2019 Nest Box Monitoring
06/12/2019 Calvert Stewards: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
06/07/2019 Homeschool Friday - Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants - PM session
06/07/2019 Homeschool Friday - Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants - AM session
06/05/2019 Summer Nature Play Day
06/04/2019 Calvert Stewards: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
06/03/2019 Calvert Stewards: Flag Ponds Nest Box Monitoring
05/29/2019 Nurturing Nests
05/28/2019 Calvert Stewards: Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
05/25/2019 Horseshoe Crab Survey
05/20/2019 Calvert Stewards: Flag Ponds Nest Box Monitoring
05/16/2019 Calvert Stewards: MAPS net prep
05/10/2019 Down by the Bay
05/06/2019 Calvert Stewards: Ward Farm Nest Box Monitoring
05/05/2019 Canceled: Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm Day
05/03/2019 Homeschool Friday - Wetland Plants - PM session
05/03/2019 Homeschool Friday - Wetland Plants - AM session
04/29/2019 Calvert Stewards: Flag Ponds Nest Box Monitoring
04/29/2019 Spring Nature Play Day
04/28/2019 City Nature Challenge Bioblitz @ Flag Ponds
04/27/2019 City Nature Challenge: iNaturalist Club
04/26/2019 Canceled: Twilight on the Beach Campfire
04/26/2019 City Nature Challenge: Bioblitz @ Ward Farm Nature Park
04/26/2019 City Nature Challenge
04/23/2019 City Nature Challenge Identification Stations
04/20/2019 Earth Day Crafts
04/19/2019 Mud Monsters
04/15/2019 Spring Has Sprung!
04/11/2019 Calvert Stewards: Ward Farm Nest Box Monitoring
04/05/2019 Homeschool Friday - Spring Wildflowers and Ferns - PM session
04/05/2019 Homeschool Friday - Spring Wildflowers and Ferns - AM session
03/30/2019 Calvert Stewards: Flag Ponds Nest Box Monitoring
03/29/2019 Calvert Stewards: Ward Farm Nest Box Monitoring
03/22/2019 City Nature Challenge Training
03/15/2019 Calvert Stewards: Flag Ponds Nest Box Monitoring
03/07/2019 Wade Into Weather
03/02/2019 Salamander Soiree
03/01/2019 Homeschool Friday - Trees - PM session
03/01/2019 Homeschool Friday - Trees - AM session
02/16/2019 Life of a Dead Tree: Session B
02/16/2019 Life of a Dead Tree: Session A
02/15/2019 Calvert Stewards: Great Backyard Bird Count
02/13/2019 Keeping Warm
02/13/2019 Barn Owl Box Build
02/02/2019