Nature Notes from the Farm and Field

by the Conservancy Camp Staff
Camp Wrap Up

Camp Wrap Up

Summer Camp has ended; Long live Summer Camp! After a long, wonderful summer, fall is here at the Conservancy.  It’s a time to reflect upon the season before and a time to try new lessons as schools visit us on field trips. Summer Wrap Up: 17 Camp Sessions...

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Meet the counselors!

Meet the counselors!

Mr. Trevor- Senior counselor- Trevor is a sophomore in college studying Chemical engineering. In his free time he loves to rock climb and run. Ask him about his most amazing rock climbing story and you'll be in for a treat! Miss. Becky- Senior Counselor-This is...

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Opening Campfire

Opening Campfire

Have a favorite camp song to share? Want a sneak peak at the trails and units at camp? Longing for an opportunity to see old friends and meet new staff and campers?   Join us Wednesday, June 21 at sundown for our Summer Nature Camp's Opening Campfire event. We will...

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Spring Sightings

Spring Sightings

One of our first signs of Spring: the crocus blooming! Last week we welcomed the Spring Equinox in hopes of warmer weather, but it wasn't just us humans that began stirring after the mark of the new season. At both our Belmont and Mt. Pleasant locations, Conservancy...

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Save the Date – Camp Open House

Save the Date – Camp Open House

Interested in finding out more about the Summer Camps for which you are registered?  Not sure if Day Camp is right for your children?  Want to show off Your Camp to your friends? Join us for our Spring Open House on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 10:30 to 1:00 Bring a...

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Creature Feature: Ranger the Barred Owl

Creature Feature: Ranger the Barred Owl

Ranger is a Barred Owl, Strix varia.  While Barred Owls live all over Maryland, you have to be very lucky and look closely to see them!  They are masters of camouflage.  You may hear them at night however - their call is most distinctive. It sounds like, “Who cooks...

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Camp Registration is Open!

Camp Registration is Open!

Our favorite time of year is just around the corner!  We are so excited to announce that registration for our Summer Nature Camps is now open. Choose Your Adventure and explore nature with us this summer! HCC 2 locations 16 sessions 600 campers 8 weekly themes 1...

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Trek and Tracks with School’s Out

Trek and Tracks with School’s Out

Trek and Tracks from our School's Out campers at Belmont Wow!  We had a great day of tracking animals with our School's Out campers today.  Some of our friends visiting today have been to many of our camps before and were leaders on the trails.  Some were new friends...

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Silly Seasons!

Silly Seasons!

Wow!  Planning for our "Silly Seasons" session of camp was really easy to do this week. Yesterday, it was spring!  The birds were singing, we wore t-shirts outside and got caught with the cleaning bug. Today, it's fall.  The wind is whipping!  Bundle up as the...

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