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...
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...
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...
Have a Turtally Awesome holiday and new year!

Have a Turtally Awesome holiday and new year!

The Conservancy Camps wish peace, friendship and love to our community. A fresh, new year is here and it’s a time to reflect on 2016.  So many things happened – the Conservancy embarked on the “Next 25 Years” campaign, we finally began the...