Get outside and explore the Chesapeake Bay with a summer field trip! Register Now

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Oysters, boats, and harvesting! Step back in time and see if you have what it takes to be a waterman.
Choose from the following activities:

  • Climb about our workboat to see how oysters are harvested
  • Explore buoyancy and build a boat
  • Play a game to examine how oyster harvesting effects the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay
  • Dress up as a waterman
  • Design your own nautical flag
  • A nature game and/or craft

Bayside Adventure                                                     

Splash around and get muddy while discovering the amazing animals that make their home in the Bay.
Choose from the following activities:

  • Explore the ecology of the oyster reef habitat using our docks
  • Go crabbing and investigate crab biology
  • Dissect an oyster and examine its anatomy
  • Try your hand at near-shore sampling using a seine net
  • Search for local birds and learn about their seasonal adaptations
  • A nature game and/or craft


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