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SOLOMONS, MARYLAND

Intergenerational Fossils, Fins and Fun - Exploring Chesapeake Bay

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Program #16112RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 12 years of age.

Come explore the Chesapeake Bay’s natural and human heritage with your grandchild. Comb the beach for fossilized shark’s teeth, build a model sailboat, learn how to sail a remote controlled model boat and explore local lighthouses. Experience the best of the best of Southern Maryland in a memory-making adventure.


Highlights

Canoe down Back Creek to the Lore Oyster House to learn about the life of a waterman.
Venture into the famous Cypress Swamp in search of native creatures.
Take a cruise on the museum’s 100-year-old bug eye and learn about oysters from a local marine biologist.

Activity Notes

Hiking up to 1/4 mile, uneven terrain, sandy beaches, stairs. Getting in and out of boat, carrying canoes, paddling up to 1/4 mile, sometimes upstream.

Coordinated by the Calvert Marine Museum.


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4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.8
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