Carrie Murray Nature Center Summer Camp

Baltimore City, Leakin Park

Camp for 6-8 year olds:  Week-long experiences
Camp for 3-5 year olds:  8 sessions (Tuesday and Thursdays)
Camp for 18 months to 3 year olds (with caregiver) 8 Friday sessions

Registration and payment is handled through the Baltimore City Rec and Parks website. Links are provided below.

6-8 year olds: Wild Adventures Nature Camp

Located in the largest urban wilderness east of the Mississippi, our nature camp provides fun outdoor learning experiences!

Join us for active inquiry and hands-on play as we make new friends and explore the natural treasures of the Gwynns Falls park.
Stream studies, insect investigation, creative arts, and games are all part of the fun!
Register your children for one, two, or all six weeks of our Summer Camp!

NOTE: Campers must bring water bottles and lunch each day. Wear clothes that can get messy!

Dates: Weekly, July 16 through August 24, 2018
Ages: 6-8 years old (completed grades K-2nd)
Cost: $195/week ($230 with optional extended day from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Time: 9-3 p.m.
Questions: 410-396-0808

Week 1 Jul 16-20 Water Magic
Week 2 Jul 23-27 Wilderness Survival
Week 3 Jul 31 – Aug 3 Native Wildlife
Week 4 Aug 6-10 Water Magic
Week 5 Aug 13-17 Wilderness Survival
Week 6 Aug 20-24 Native Wildlife

Register here for Wild Adventures Nature Camp
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3-5 year olds: Wild Haven Summer Session

This is the perfect program for your little explorer this summer!
Our beautiful days may include searching for crayfish in forest streams, making mud paintings, or observing fungi on logs. Outdoor learning is active, joyful, and fun!
Our goal is that 100% of learning takes place outside but we also make use of a lovely indoor classroom space to cool down on those steamy Baltimore days!
Weekly drop-off classes offered to children ages 3-5 and run from 9:30-12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays/Thursdays.
Programs dates are July 3 – July 26.
Dates: Tuesdays/Thursdays, July 3-July 26, 2018
Ages: 3-5 years old
Cost: $300
Time: 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Questions: 410-396-0808

Register here for Wild Haven Summer Session
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18 months – 3 year olds:
Little Wild Hearts Caregiver/Child Series

Offered for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregiver, this is a gentle, seasonal introduction to sharing nature.
Songs, art experiences and nature play abound!
This is a wonderful way to meet like-minded parents while introducing your tot to plants and animals in many habitats. Hands-on activities are always part of our learning!
One session is offered every season, year-round.

8 Fridays from 10:30-12 p.m.

Class meets outdoors, so dress for the weather and bring a water bottle.
Dates: 8 Fridays, June 22 – August 10
Ages: 18 months to 3 years old (with their caregiver)
Cost: $150
Time: 10:30-12 p.m.
Questions: 410-396-0808

Register here for this session of Little Wild Hearts