EDUCATIONAL STAYCATIONS

If you’re looking for a wonderful day trip for you and your family this summer, these museums, centers, and parks offer great children’s programs that are just as educational as they are fun.

Calvert Marine Museum : They offer a plethora of activities throughout the summer including Lighthouse Adventure Tours, Sunset Cruises, Summer Camps for Kids, Animal feeding and more!
 
  
 
Maryland Science Center : They have great Exhibits and workshops for kids throughout the summer. You could also watch a feature in their IMAX theater or sit in their planetarium!
 
 
 Fossil Hunting at Flag Ponds Park : Just one of the many things you can do for free at the park! This is perfect for a beach day for you and your family, and you can bring your dog too. They also offer classes throughout the summer at various Calvert County Parks.
 
 
 
B&O Railroad Museum : Take a train ride, join their Summer Reading Program, or bring your Toddler for Toddler Time on the third Thursday of each month!
 
 
 
American Visionary Art Museum : Don’t miss their Flicks from the Hill in Federal Hill and their great Summer Break Workshops! Their permanent collections and exhibitions are colorful and kids get into the museum for free.