Kids Summer Adventures at Horn Point Lab: August 2023

May 5, 2023

Our hands-on activities encourage young people to be curious and learn about the environment and how they fit into their place on the planet. 

Toadfish Adventures activities feature canoeing, fishing/seining, marsh mucking, extreme wading, arts and crafts, oyster hatchery tours, oyster tonging activity, nautical knot tying, scavenger hunt, tie-dying, geocache/map and compass, Native American studies, oyster dissection, hiking, and shell bagging/oyster cage building. (On Wednesday night participants will enjoy a cookout, campfire and s'mores!)

Toadfish Adventures Extreme (T.A.X.) activities feature off-site adventures including visits to Blackwater Wildlife Refuge and paddling, a working farm with animals, a local oyster farm, a watermen’s softshell crab shed, a skipjack cruise, and an extreme day of paddling out on the Choptank River! (Two day sessions and one overnight...sign up for one or both!)

Toadfish Adventure sessions run Monday through Friday.

Session 1: Rising 1st grader– 9 years old
 July 31 through August 4  
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (with family invited for cookout)
Friday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (early release)

Session 2:  Students 10-13 years old
August 7 through August 11
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (family invited to cookout)
Friday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (early release)

Session 3: NEW! (A and B) Toadfish Adventure Extreme (TAX) 12 – 15 years old 
3A August 14, 9 a.m. through August 15, 4 p.m.
3B August 16, 9 a.m. through August 17, 4 p.m.

Costs: $255 per session, $160 for each TAX session or $300 for both

Where: Horn Point Laboratory’s Environmental Education Center, 2020 Horns Point Road, Cambridge, MD 21613

Toadfish Adventures is led by Bryan Gomes, who has over two decades of environmental education experience and certifications and has held management positions with two residential camps in the Annapolis area.

To Register: contact Bryan Gomes at  Payment is due July 1
Please print and fill out the registration form to send in with your payment. 
Questions: call 410-991-2770