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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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Leaf Lanterns

11/10/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:30 pmIlluminate your home with the golden warm light of a fall foliage lantern crafted from leaves you’ve hand-selected while strolling through our woods.

Kiddy Campfire

11/16/2019 @ 11:00 am-12:00 pmBring your little one to enjoy a campfire on Otter Point Creek! Play games, sing songs, and learn how to stay safe around a fire. Roasted treats provided. *Meet at Pontoon Pier

Fall Discovery Hike

11/16/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmFall is one of the best times of year to enjoy the great outdoors; the colors of the leaves are beautiful, the air is cool, and the insects are reduced. Hike the trails to observe seasonal changes as the natural world slows down and prepares for winter.

Sunday Trail Running

11/17/2019 @ 10:00 am-11:00 amLog your miles while enjoying some beautiful scenery and some fellow nature enthusiasts! All skill levels/paces welcome. The course is an out and back, single track, approx. 2 miles long (but you can run it more than once if you choose).

Meet a Critter

11/17/2019 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pmCheck out one of our live critters up close while discovering what makes that animal special.



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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OPCA is a non-profit organization
which supports all the great opportunities and programs at the Estuary Center. Find out more click here.

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