Summer Camps 2017

 
 

Eco Sampler Camps

Monday, August 28th – Friday, September 1st

$330/Week

$80/Day

$45/Mini Camp Day

 
Great camp out — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 

Great Camp Out

Monday, August 28th

$80/day

9am-4pm (Ages 5 – 11)

Mini Camp

$45 /day, 9am – 1pm (Ages 3 – 6)

We're talking about pitching tents, reading the stars, using a compass, building shelter, survival skills, and more! Warning: After this camp, your kids may never sleep in their bed again!
Take a breath of fresh air and get ready for some good, old fashioned camp-out fun! Kids will leave civilization behind as we head out into the great outdoors to learn all about nature, joys of the outdoors, tracking animals, building shelters, navigating, safety and survival strategies, and much more.
 
 

Movie Magic

Tuesday, August 29th

$80/day

9am-4pm (Ages 5 – 11)

Mini Camp

$45/day, 9am – 1pm (Ages 3 – 6)

Throw out the red carpet as we discover the wonderful world of animals as portrayed in movies for children! Lion King, Moana, The Jungle Book, Peter Pan, The Princess and the Frog, Tangled and much more. Movies are made more memorable by the animals portrayed in them. Swing into our very own Jungle Book, grab your binoculars and get ready to go on a Safari, or even all aboard our pirate ship, as we set sail to Neverland. In this exciting camp participants will make movie themed crafts, snacks, and play Movie Magic Games. Will you kiss a frog? Leap with a lizard? Cajole a chameleon? Offer a hand to Tic Toc the hungry Croc? Meet our own Disney named animals and create an animal cartoon character of your very own. Bippity, boppity, boop on over for this one of a kind camp offering!
 
Great camp out — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
Great camp out — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 
 
Great camp out — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 

Marine Biology Sea Camp

Wednesday, August 30th

$80/day, 9am-4pm (Ages 5 – 11)

Salt is in the air this day, so get ready to dive into the deep blue sea, because it's Marine Bio Sea Camp (one of our most popular offerings)! Campers should be forewarned: because they are about to enter the SPLASH zone! We will take a BITE into fun as we learn all about SHARKS and other marine predators. Informative interactive activities will take place in our very own simulated Marine Theme Park! In addition campers will get to enjoy turtle-tacular activities, – learn about our Chesapeake animals like terrapins, the ins and outs of marine animal rescues, sharks…the real story, sea creature misconceptions, and marine based activities and crafts and much more!
Sadly the ocean is not right outside our back door, but that doesn't slow us down, because we have SPLASH happy fun with Water Wednesday- where kids go crazy for our new outdoor water feature! This one is sure to fill up fast so get your flippers on and sign up now!
 
 

Creature Careers

Thursday, August 31st

$80/day, 9am-4pm (Ages 5 – 11)

So you want to work with animals do you…well you've come to the right place. This camp was designed for kids that want to find out more about jobs that involve working with animals, from veterinarians to dolphin trainers, zoo staff, park rangers, dog trainers, marine biologists to ornithologists, to herpetologists, zoologists, and all “-ologists” in between. This camp will be accompanied by lots of hands-on animal encounters, demonstrations, games, crafts, snacks and more. Sign up now, and ignite your passion for a career with creatures!
 
Great camp out — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 
 
Great camp out — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 

Sandy Point State Park Field Trip

 

9am-4pm (Ages 5 – 11)

Friday, September 1st

We will head to the shores of the Chesapeake for some net seining, Beach exploring, hiking and games. We offer a picnic lunch for $5/campers which includes hot dog, chips, soda and watermelon.
 
 
 
 

Last Week of Summer - Fun in the Sun!

September 4th - 8th
9am - 4pm (Ages 4 - 11) $300/week or $80/day
 
Night camping — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 
School is almost here, so let’s have one more week of FUN in the SUN outdoor activities as well as our regular repertoire of animal interactions, crafts, creative snacks and games. Let’s go outside and have gator and turtle races and races of our own! Bring your bathing suit Wed and Thurs and we will play “FIELD DAY GAMES” and fossil hunt along with Water Wed ECO Mining Co. Water stop feature. Campers will experience the EA Mining Co. a “Wild West Water Stop” feature just out back of the ECO Bunkhouse, where we have our sluices set up and the ore is rich (we hope…). Prospectors will learn all about gold/silver mining, how to prospect, pan for gold and look for fossils, how to use a sluice, introduction to critters we may run into in the wild west, different ways to excavate, and even how to identify precious gems and real fossils!! Come for one day – or all!
*Note no field trip for this week.

 
 
 
 

Creature Careers

Monday, August 14th - Friday, August 18th

9am – 4pm (Ages 5 - 11) $340

 
So you want to work with animals do you…well you’ve come to the right place. This camp was designed for kids that want to find out more about jobs that involve working with animals. In addition to our excellent staff, we will bring in experts from lots of different fields to talk to campers about what their jobs are all about. From veterinarians to dolphin trainers, zoo staff, park rangers, dog trainers, marine biologists to ornithologists, to herpetologists and all “-ologists” in between, kids will get a personalized tour of dynamic careers with creatures!! Each profession discussed will be accompanied by lots of hands-on encounters, demonstrations, live animals, props, crafts, and more. Sign up now, and ignite your passion for a career with creatures!
Field trip: The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore- Observe keepers, trainers, educators (and amazing animals) in action!
*Depending on the number of campers signed up, possible extra field trip to the Millersville, Animal Control.
 
Little girl holding a snake — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 
 
 
 

Harry Potter Hogwarts Camp

Monday, July 31st – Friday, August 4th

9am – 4pm (Ages 5-11) $350

 
Harry potter theme — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 
Girl wearing a wizard hat — Summer Camps in Millersville, MD
 
Throw out the red carpet as we discover the wonderful world of animals as portrayed in movies! Lion King, Moana, The Jungle Book, Peter Pan, The Princess Frog, Tangled and much more. Movies are made more memorable by the animals portrayed in them. Swing into our very own Jungle Book. Grab your binoculars and get ready to go on a Safari. All aboard our pirate ship, as we set sail to Neverland. Put on your boots and let's muck about in the swamp. Campers will make movie themed crafts, snacks, and play Movie Magic trivia. Will you kiss a frog? Train a Dragon? Cajole a chameleon? Offer a hand to Tic Toc Croc? Meet our own Disney named animals and create an animal cartoon character of your own. Venture out on TWO field trips as you go to the movies to watch a Disney animated movie. End your movie experience with a journey to “Pirates of the Caribbean” on a sailing adventure aboard a real pirate ship! You will IF you come to our magical movie camp!
*note: All registered witches, wizards, and half-muggles will get a Hogwarts special invitation in the snail mail if registered by the end of July.
Field trip: Medieval Times of Maryland. Step back in time and experience spectacular horsemanship, swordplay, games of skill and an authentic jousting tournament between six brave knights. The FEAST will include: Garlic Bread, Oven Roasted Chicken Quarter, Sweet Buttered Corn, Herb-Roasted Potato, Pastry of the Castle, soda or water.