FOR AGES
7-12
FISHING CAMP

Fun, interactive learning for any young fisher.

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FISHING CAMP

Offered weeks 2, 4, & 6

Fishing camp campers are able to learn about the skill, fun and serenity that come along with fishing from the skilled and passionate members of the Maryland Saltwater Sport fishing Association (MSSA).

The week begins with on-land instruction where campers learn how to tie lures, cast a line and what fish can be found in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  The campers will then use their new skills to try out the fishing on the Patuxent River from the pier.

Mid-week, there will have the opportunity to go fishing with members of MSSA on fishing boats out on the waters of the Patuxent River.  Additional time is spent learning and refining fishing skills, and the week finishes off with the fun of crabbing from the boat launch area.

In addition to all the fishing, campers will also have the opportunity to play field games and complete a special Fishing Camp craft.  Each afternoon, campers are provided an afternoon snack and each week a chance to make S’mores. The week ends with “Tie-Dye Friday” for a take-home memory of the week at camp.

Fishing Camp is for children ages 7 – 12 (by first day of camp session).

Fishing Camp is offered for three weeks of our summer camp program. Both AM and PM Extended care and Drop-In Extended Care is available.

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Summer Camp Themes

New this year! Our camps have weekly themes that will engage and delight your child. Check out each week and pick the ones you like the most.

Camp Name

 

Horse
Camp

 

Nature
Explorers (formerly Camp Greenwell)

 

Nature
Adventurers (formerly Adventure Camp)

Fishing
Camp

 

River
Scouts (formerly Kayak Fishing Camp)

Ages

7-14 yr
old

6-12 yr
old

7-14 yr
old

7-12 yr
old

9-14 yr
old

Week
Seven

July 31st
August 4th

Theme:

Happy Trails

Theme:

Forest Scouts: Coyote Gifts

 

 

Theme:

River
Scouts: Otter Gifts

Week
Eight

August 7th
August 11th

Theme:

Wild West

Theme:

Curious
Hollows

Theme:

Nature’s
Bounty
Chefs

 

 

Week
Nine

August
14th– August 18th

Theme:

Medieval Knights

Theme:

Forest
Scouts: Crow Gifts

 

 

Theme:

River
Scouts: Osprey Gifts

Week
Ten

August
21st– August 25th

Theme:

Carnival Equus

Theme:

Choose
Your Own Adventure

Theme:

Survival
Skills

 

 

Week
Eleven

August
28th– Sept 1st

Theme:

NO RIDE

I Love Horses!

 

Theme:

Choose
Your Own Adventure

Theme:

Nature
Art & Wild-crafting

 

 

 
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