Day Camps


Pirates & Scallywags


August 14
9:00 a.m. – 

2:00 p.m. 
Grades:

Entering 1st through 3rd
Ahoy, Mates! Come join our scallywag crew. For this day camp, you will wear pirate garb, eat pirate grub and do pirate work. What? Pirates worked? You bet they did. Hunt for hidden treasure; stage a sea battle in the museum’s land-locked bugeye, swab the deck and sing sea chanteys! Participants should bring a bag lunch.  Program fee: $15 members/$20 nonmembers.

Norse Exploration Day Camp  


August 15 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Grades:

Entering 5th and 6th
This day-long camp explores the culture of the Norse explorers. We will dive into topics such as navigation, ship building, runes, and shield symbology of these fearless seafarers. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Program fee: $15 members/$20 nonmembers

Jr. Paleontologist for a Day


August 16
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Grades:

Entering 6th through 9th
Become a junior paleontologist for a day, and hunt for fossil shark teeth, whale bones, and the shells of ancient snails and clams on a local beach. Work with our professional paleontologists to uncover the mysteries of these ancient animals and the environments in which they lived. Learn collecting techniques and how to properly preserve your specimens. Get a special behind-the-scenes look at the amazing fossil collection at Calvert Marine Museum. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Program fee: $20 members/$25 nonmembers

A Daring Voyage


August 17, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grades:

Entering 4th through 7th
Do you have what it takes to build a successful colony? In this day camp participants will embrace the role of a 17th century colonist in the Chesapeake Bay. Take a voyage on our Skipjack, Dee of Saint Mary’s, go on an adventure through the marsh, make your own map, and discover the skills needed to survive in a strange and mysterious land. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Program fee: $20 members/$25 nonmembers

What Floats Your Boat?


August 18, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Grades:

Entering 1st through 3rd
Enjoy a nautical day here at the Calvert Marine Museum where you can be the captain of your own toy boat! We will splash, dash and craft our way through a creative day of outdoor water play. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Program fee: $15 members/$20 nonmembers