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All programs require registration unless otherwise noted.


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 OPCA online registration or HC online registration or call 410-612-1688.

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

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Kayak Quest Summer Camp

08/02/2019 @ 9:00 am-4:00 pmExperience the water of the Upper Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries via kayak. Splash, paddle, and glide your way through games, wildlife discoveries, and fun on the water!

Rise and Shine Pontoon

08/03/2019 @ 9:30 am-11:00 amGrab your early-rising kids and roll onto the Water Strider for a breakfast adventure! Parents, wake up with your favorite hot beverage and glorious views while the kids chow down on outdoor fun and food!

Wildflower Wonders Canoe Trip

08/03/2019 @ 12:00 pm-2:30 pmSlip into Otter Point Creek to discover the blooming beauty of the summer marsh, from the showy swamp milkweed to the humble groundnut.

Family Fish Fun

08/04/2019 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pmFish printing, fish-fact-toe, fish seining—learn all about this iconic animal of the estuary through games, craft, and hands-on exploration. Bring your own T shirt for a wearable fish print.

Call of the Wild Summer Camp

08/06/2019 @ 9:00 am-3:00 pmBecome one with nature during a week spent immersing yourself in survival skills and ways of the wild! A canoe trip is scheduled on the last day.



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