Nanjemoy Creek | Environmental Education Center


Summer is Just Around the Corner

Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center will be hosting two summer camps this year:


Naturally Creative – June 24-28, 2019

This camp will feature nature exploration and crafts including activities like making nature journals, mud painting, canoeing, pottery, tree identification and more.


Nature Inventor’s Workshop – August 19-23, 2019

This STEAM camp will include activities like building solar ovens (and cooking s’mores), canoeing, catching fish, building kites, making mini-worm composting bins, solving mysteries and more.


The camps are for students going into 6th grade up to students going into 8th grade in the 2019-2020 school year.  The price for each camp is $195.  Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Bus transportation is provided from the Gwynn Center, 5998 Radio Station Rd., La Plata, MD. If using the bus, drop off time is at 8:15 AM and pick up is 3:45. Students will need to bring a lunch and beverage each day and dress for outdoor activities.


  To register, visit the Charles County Public Schools’ Summer Camps page or for early registration, click on the link above.Registration for both camps is through the CCPS Schoolbucks account.  (If you have difficulty accessing the Schoolbucks page, please contact Tim Emhoff at 301-743-3526.)


Survival Camp 2018

Learning to throwing an atalal

Firing Pottery

Learning to make fire

Running to survive

Explorer Camp 2018

Team work saves the world

A trip up Nanjemoy Creek

Building mason bee boxes

Holding a Screech Owl

A great day at the beach fossil hunting

What did we catch?

Learning to shoot a bow

We look forward to seeing you in 2019!

For more information about our summer camps, visit the Charles County Public Schools website this spring.

Charles County Public Schools
5980 Radio Station Road | P.O. Box 2770
La Plata, MD 20646
301-932-6610 | 301-870-3814 | TTY:301-392-7579
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