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PO Box 97
14200 Solomons Island Road
Solomons, MD 20688
P: 410-326-2042
F: 410-326-6691

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The Calvert Marine Museum Calendar of Events

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Mon - Jul 21 -- Fri - Jul 25
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  H2O Ocean, Bay, River, Wetlands Summer Camp
H2O Ocean, Bay, River, Wetlands Camp July 21 – 25 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For children entering grades 4-6. Calling all Junior Girl Scouts! The Calvert Marine Museum is offering the Chesapeake Bay Council’s Own H20 Ocean, Bay, River, Wetland patch. Join us for a week of learning about our wetlands, rivers, bay and ocean, the animals that live in each of these environments. Then learn what we can do to help by recycling, practicing water conservation, and learning about the impacts of pollution. Campers will be doing hands on activities as well as water related crafts and games. We will be going on field trips to Flag Ponds Nature Center, Battle Creek Cypress Swamp and a boat trip on The Dee of St. Mary’s to cap off the week. FEE: $135.00/CMMS members $120. bit.ly
Thu - Jul 24
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Little Minnows: Slip Slide and Away! Where Do Otters Play?
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For children 3 to 5 years old. Sessions focus on one of the museum's three themes. Stories and age appropriate activities. Fees are $4 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Preregistration encouraged. Call 410-326-2042, ext. 41. bit.ly
Sat - Jul 26
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Toy Boat Building
On the fourth Saturday each month (with the exception of May, October, and December) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. build a toy boat. Sessions starting on the half hour, $2 donation requested. bit.ly
Sat - Jul 26
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Public Cruise on the Dee of St. Mary's
The museum offers two-hour public sails aboard the historic skipjack Dee of St. Mary’s departing at 2 p.m. and returning at 4 p.m. from the Lore Oyster House in Solomons, Maryland. This is a great way to experience the Patuxent River aboard an iconic Chesapeake workboat. The fee is $25 per person, 12 and up, $15 for children 8 - 12. No children under 8, please. Preregistration required for all sails. Refunds available with 5 business days notice. A $5 processing fee will apply. Contact Melissa McCormick at 410-326-2042 ext. 41 for reservations. bit.ly
Sun - Jul 27
2:00 PM
  CMM CLOSES at 2:00 PM
The museum will close at 2:00 p.m. for concert preparation.
Sun - Jul 27
5:30 PM
  SMASH MOUTH, UNCLE KRACKER, SUGAR RAY & GIN BLOSSOMS Concert!
Under the Sun Tour - Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Uncle Kracker & the Gin Blossoms! All four bands will be in Solomons together to perform 4 hours of live music! Hits include: "Hey Jealousy," "When It's Over," "Smile," and "All Star." Museum closes at 2:00 p.m. for concert preparation. Gates will open early at 4:00 p.m. for this summer festival of hits! Showtime at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $39 and $49 and are available at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or by calling 1-800-787-9454. bit.ly
Mon - Jul 28 -- Fri - Aug 01
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Kids Camp
July 28 – August 1 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. For children entering grades 1-3 Come experience the best the museum has to offer in this action-packed camp. Hunt for fossils on the beach, and participate in a beach clean-up. See the museum from a whole new perspective when you team up for a scavenger hunt. Build your own toy boat and try your hand at operating a radio-controlled boat. Spend a day at the Lore Oyster House learning all about oysters. The final day, take your parents out on the Wm. B. Tennison for a lunch time cruise on the Patuxent River. FEE: $110.00/CMMS members $95.00. bit.ly
Mon - Jul 28 -- Fri - Aug 01
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  Environmental Institute I Summer Camp
July 28 – August 1, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For children entering grades 6-9. Environmental Institute I is designed for young people who have a strong curiosity about the natural environment and want to learn more through hands-on experience. The Calvert Marine Museum and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) work together to offer this exceptional opportunity. Participants will talk with CBL scientists who have collected base data on the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay for over 30 years. They will review the trends, and then do water sampling and analysis to see how their results match up. They will map the shoreline from aboard the skipjack Dee of St. Mary’s and visit a shoreline restoration project at Cove Point and a living shoreline. The institute will conclude with team presentations for friends, parents, and colleagues about their findings. FEE: $75. Participation in Environmental Institute I is based on a competitive application process and is limited to 12 participants. The tuition is subsidized by a grant from the Cove Point Natural Heritage Trust. For information and a copy of the application: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. bit.ly