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Attention all program registrants: All programs require pre-registration for the forseeable future. There will be no drop-in programs. Please be advised all programs will take place outdoors with social distancing and face masks are recommended to be available for use.


Programs listed in the calendar are for individuals and families. If you have a group, such as scouts, that would like a program, please contact the Estuary Center or complete and return our Program Request Form.


Click here for HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

Download a .pdf version of our fall calendar of events.

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Critter Dinner Time

08/10/2019 @ 1:30 pm-2:30 pmWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.

Fantastic Beavers and Where to Find Them - Kayak

08/10/2019 @ 3:00 pm-5:30 pmKeep your eyes peeled and your ears open for the sight and sound of beavers at work. Slides, chew, scent mounds and slapping tails will alert you to their abundant presence! *Meet at Bosely Conservancy

A Little Leight History Hike

08/11/2019 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pmThe Otter Point peninsula harbors a great deal of Leight family history. Combine historical records with reading the land to discover the story of the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center on this leisurely hike down memory lane.

Meet a Critter

08/11/2019 @ 3:30 pm-4:30 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.

STEAM into Nature Summer Camp

08/12/2019 @ 9:00 am-3:00 pmWith the great outdoors as a model, campers will use their natural creativity and imagination to explore how things work, apply plenty of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) and produce models, projects and FUN!



Monday thru Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.



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Anita C. Leight Estuary Center / 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon MD 21009 / 410-612-1688