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Harford County Parks & Recreation has implemented a $10 minimum charge policy for County program registration only. To maintain program topics and prices for a diverse audience, ACLEC has instituted family pricing and series pricing where possible. We appreciate your understanding.

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 Summer 2021 Calendar of Events.

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Outdoor Adventures with Dr. Seuss - Summer Camp

07/19/2019 @ 9:00 am-3:00 pmLearn about the natural world through the lens of Dr. Seuss! Go to Yertles’ Pond, visit Whoville, check in with the Lorax, and more! Visit with the Discovery Room critters and use the trails as a classroom.

Critter Dinner Time

07/20/2019 @ 10:30 am-11:30 amWatch our turtles, amphibians and snakes eat while learning about these fascinating creatures.

10th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

07/20/2019 @ 4:00 pm-7:00 pmFree for all active volunteers and their families or guests. Includes canoe rides, games, delicious food and Volunteer of the Year Award Ceremony! Please sign up to attend by calling 410-612-1688 or registering online. Picnic will be at the Pontoon Pier Property on Rt. 40.

Sunday Trail Running

07/21/2019 @ 10:00 am-11:00 amLog your miles while enjoying some beautiful scenery with fellow nature enthusiasts! All skill levels/paces welcome. The course is an out and back, single track, approx. 2 miles long (run it more than once if you choose).

Meet a Critter

07/21/2019 @ 2:00 pm-3:00 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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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