Summer 2023 Programs
- Nature Camps & Specials
1. Each Summer Echoes Of Nature changes up its lineup of three programs. For 2023 we are pleased to offer:
Dancing With the Animal Stars
Who likes to dance? We dance for many reasons. Why do animals dance? Let’s meet some “dancing” animals and discover their reason to dance.
Animals In My Backyard
What are some of the animals that we might find in our backyard or surrounding areas? Meet some live animals that might be living near you!
Animals of Kung Fu
Kung Fu and other martial art masters observed nature for inspirations of the katas or forms for their disciplines. Meet some animal ambassadors whose moves inspired the katas of the martial arts. Learn some of the moves named after these animals.
In-Person: $185 for one 45 minute or two 20 minute programs. Additional same day program discounts apply. Driving fee of $30-$45 for locations beyond 20 mile distance.
Virtual: $135 These Programs are conducted live with an Instructor via Zoom or Google Meet at a reserved time. Other platforms may be available.
Pre-Recorded: $225 These programs are presented through YouTube links
2. Summer Camps featuring Echoes Of Nature for 2023 we are pleased to offer:
Camps 2023 at Whoof on the Wharf
48 S. River Rd. , Pier 7 Marina Edgewater, MD 21037
Animals Around the World
June 12-16, 2023
Come with us on a journey around the world in search of animals. Each day focuses on a different country and some of the animals that live there. Live animal ambassadors are featured each day, along with crafts that relate to the country of the day, hands-on activities, and games.
Ages 6-10 (if younger or slightly older siblings/participants interested, please inquire)
Animals Across Maryland Summer Camp
June 19-23, 2023
Come join us on a tour across Maryland and its habitats. Each day will focus upon a different Maryland habitat, such as Chesapeake Bay, mountains, forests, etc. Animals that call that habitat home will be featured. Each day will have related crafts, hands-on activities, and games. Live animal ambassadors are featured each day.
Ages 7-12 (if younger or slightly older siblings/participants interested, please inquire)
Related crafts, games, and activities take place each day. Each of these will relate to the day’s topic. Many of these will highlight STEM/STEAM activities and crafts. Crafts will utilize variety of media. There are opportunities for participants to work independently and in small groups.
$5 early drop off or late pick up/per day or $20 for week for either one if done at time of initial registration
Each day is from 9am to 3:30pm.
Drop off at 8:30-9am at the door of Whoof on the Wharf.
Pick up at 3:30pm.
Early drop-off starting at 7:30am and late pickup (until 5:30pm) are available with purchase on site in the clubhouse or bought in advance at time of registration.
Sibling discount is available. Please inquire.
Class size is a maximum of 15 with a minimum of 5 to run the program.
Live animal ambassadors each day that relate to the session topic.
There will be some outdoor exploration/observation and play on the beach at this location. No kayaking/paddle boarding as that is not Echoes Of Nature's equipment. Swimming is not part of this camp.
Campers should bring their own lunch, water, snacks, sunscreen, hat. Water shoes are great if we explore at the edge of the water.
COVID Policy: We will follow local and state recommendations at the time of class.
Cancellation and Refund Policy :
1. Full refund up to 5 days prior to event start minus Eventbrite fees.
2. ½ refund up to the day before event start minus Eventbrite fees.
3. No refund day of program.
4. If class is canceled due to low registration, full refund including the Eventbrite fees will be issued back to you.
After registration, an email will be sent to with program forms and the gate code.
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3. Nature Camps & Specials
If you are interested in having an after school nature type club or special program, please contact us at EchoesOfNature@gmail.com. We have programs for pre-K through middle school. Usually the grade groups are Pre-K/K, K-3, 3-5, 6-8. Special programs can be PreK-8th. We have a variety of topics and can also design or adapt programs to fit your groups needs or interests. We have programs that go toward the requirements of badges, loops, pins, etc. Currently we are doing virtual, in-person with social distancing/small groups, or a hybrid of our programs.
Contact us today about pricing and program details.
Shown here are some amazing Maryland native species, which through our programs and ambassadors we hope to protect!