Ocean City Estuary Explorers Camp

2023 Summer *417105 A – C

Estuary Explorers Camp

Are you ready for an exciting exploration of our local watershed? This summer, the energetic staff of the Maryland Coastal Bays Program will be leading hands-on, educational activities in and around our coastal bays. “Explorers” will participate in engaging, outdoor investigations that include critter sampling, STEM projects, watershed studies, kayaking, forestry, team-building exercises, and more. This camp offers two unique field trips to Ayers Creek where participants will kayak and to Assateague Island. Participants will receive a complimentary camp t-shirt.

Registration can be completed online or in-person at the Northside Park Main Office.

Sections A & B: Students entering grades 5 & 6
Section C: Students entering grades 7 & 8

*All camp sections are full. Please check out our website to view other available camp options. Register online to be placed on the Waitlist at no charge.
Section A: June 27 – 30, 2023
Section B: July 25 – 28, 2022
Section C: August 22 – 25, 2022

DAYS: Tuesday – Friday

TIMES: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

LOCALE: Northside Park Recreation Complex
Check-in on Tuesday and Friday will take place outside the West Gym Entrance. If it’s raining, check-in will take place just inside the West Gym Entrance. On Wednesday, camp and check-in will take place at Ayers Creek Adventures, on Thursday camp and check-in will take place at the Assateague Island Education Center (Look for camp leaders near the entrance).

PRICE: $143.00
*Ocean City resident/property-owner discount price: $119.00

DEPOSIT: The appropriate deposit enrolls participant(s) with the balance due 10 days prior (approximately) to the first day of camp. Balance due: Friday, June 16, 2023 (Section A), Friday, July 14, 2023 (Section B), and Friday, August 11, 2023 (Section C). Resident Deposit $30, Non-Resident Deposit $40. Camp deposits are non-refundable. Camp balances paid in full are non-refundable 10 days before the start date of each camp.

CAMPER NOTES: Explorers should bring water shoes, a towel, sunglasses, a refillable water bottle, and sunscreen. A non-perishable lunch should be packed each day. The maximum number of participants is 12.


Anna Paterson