Home

Posted on: May 25, 2017

DAY CAMPS OFFER FUN FOR ALL AGES

CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM

P.O. Box 97 - 14200 Solomons Island Road

Solomons, MD 20688

Traci Cimini - 410-326-2042 x62

ciminita@co.cal.md.us

CMM-PR-17-37

May 25, 2017

For Immediate Release ~ Also include in community calendars


SUMMER DAY CAMPS OFFER FUN FOR ALL AGES

 

Sign up now for summer day camps in July and August at the Calvert Marine Museum. Exciting programs are planned for children ages 5 to 14. Engaging every child’s interest, day camps are fun, affordable, educational, and led by professionals in the field. Visit the website at http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/442/Day-Camps for a detailed listing of the programs and to register.


Build Your Own Coroplast Boat - 3 Day Mini Camp
Entering Grades 7 - 9
Wednesday, July 5 – Friday, July 7
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Exercise your STEM skills during this three day camp. Each participant will build a canoe out of the same corrugated plastic used by the museum to make road signs. Lessons on boating safety and canoe maneuvering prepare the campers for further adventures when they take their canoes home. Fee: $65.00


Pirates & Scallywags

Entering Grades 1 – 3
Monday, August 14
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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. Fee: $15 members/$20 nonmembers


Viking Exploration Day Camp

Entering Grades 5 - 6
Tuesday, August 15

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

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. Fee: $15 members/$20 nonmembers


Jr. Paleontologist for a Day
Entering Grades 6 – 9

Wednesday, August 16

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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. Fee: $20 members/$25 nonmembers


A Daring Voyage

Entering Grades 4 – 7

Thursday, August 17
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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. Fee: $20 members/$25 nonmembers


What Floats Your Boat?
Entering Grades 1 - 3

Friday, August 18
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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. Fee: $15 members/$20 nonmembers

 

###

 

The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Home

Santa and the Otter at Christmas Walk for website

SOLOMONS CHRISTMAS WALK

Posted on: November 8, 2017
Snowy  DPLH for web

GIFT GIVING JUST GOT EASIER

Posted on: November 1, 2017

NOVEMBER EVENTS

Posted on: October 25, 2017
Awww Shucks Event

AWW...SHUCKS FUNDRAISER A GREAT SUCCESS

Posted on: October 17, 2017
Dream Seats Winner 2017

DREAM SEATS WINNER ANNOUNCED

Posted on: October 11, 2017

OCTOBER EVENTS

Posted on: September 26, 2017
Perry Hampton for web

NEW CURATOR OF ESTUARINE BIOLOGY NAMED

Posted on: September 15, 2017
Gills Club new

GILLS CLUB IS BACK

Posted on: September 14, 2017
PRAD Boat Basin for web

PATUXENT RIVER APPRECIATION DAYS 2017

Posted on: September 13, 2017
Morturneria for web

THE PLESIOSAUR THAT ATE LIKE A WHALE

Posted on: August 31, 2017

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

Posted on: August 24, 2017

AUGUST EVENTS

Posted on: July 20, 2017

CMM RECEIVES GRANT FROM WEST MARINE

Posted on: July 18, 2017

JULY EVENTS

Posted on: June 22, 2017

JUNE EVENTS

Posted on: May 25, 2017

ROAD SCHOLAR SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

Posted on: May 18, 2017
Jeff Murray photo for web

CMM WELCOMES NEW DEPUTY DIRECTOR

Posted on: April 27, 2017

MAY EVENTS

Posted on: April 27, 2017
Working the Water by Jay Fleming cover for web

WORKING THE WATER

Posted on: April 24, 2017
steve_miller_frampton-mini

STEVE MILLER BAND TO PERFORM AT CMM

Posted on: April 12, 2017

SOLOMONS MARITIME FESTIVAL

Posted on: March 30, 2017
Frank Arbusto for website

CMM WELCOMES NEW DEE CAPTAIN

Posted on: March 29, 2017

APRIL EVENTS

Posted on: March 23, 2017
Thomas Rhett for web

THOMAS RHETT TO PERFORM AT CMM

Posted on: March 16, 2017
Brothers-Osborne for web

BROTHERS OSBORNE TO PERFORM AT CMM

Posted on: March 8, 2017
OtterMania 2017 for web.jpg

OTTERMANIA

Posted on: March 8, 2017

SUMMER CAMPS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017

Posted on: March 7, 2017

PRAD, INC. ACCEPTS GRANT APPLICATIONS

Posted on: February 28, 2017

MARCH EVENTS

Posted on: February 22, 2017

GUESS THE NAME OF OUR NEW OTTER

Posted on: February 1, 2017

FEBRUARY EVENTS

Posted on: January 19, 2017

RIVER OTTER LIVE CAM UP AND RUNNING

Posted on: January 13, 2017
Shucking oysters for website.jpg

AWW...SHUCKS OYSTER SOCIAL

Posted on: September 29, 2016