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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 summer calendar of events.

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Fall Scavenger Hunt Kayak

09/14/2019 @ 10:30 am-1:00 pmAvid nature watchers, heads up! Explore the estuary for plants and animals on your water tour. The first boat to find all the items on the list wins a prize!

Magnificent Monarchs

09/14/2019 @ 3:00 pm-4:30 pmHow much do you know about the butterfly that migrates to Mexico? Discover the magic that surrounds this beautiful insect and learn what you can do to help their population thrive!

Build Your Own Scarecrow

09/15/2019 @ 2:30 pm-4:00 pmGive new life to your old tattered clothing by turning them into a scarecrow! Enjoy some light refreshments while you construct your decorative fall friend.

Rumsey Island Kayak Adventure

09/21/2019 @ 12:00 am-12:00 amDiscover hidden parts of the Gunpowder River on this island adventure! This is an approximately 5 mile round trip paddle; recommended for experienced kayakers. *Meet at Mariner Point Park

Children's Garden Club

09/21/2019 @ 10:30 am-11:30 amGet out the shovels and trowels to grow a garden full of fun! Cook, create, and explore while learning about how a garden is connected to us and the wild world around us.



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