Outdoor Social Experience Days

Experience a New Way to Learn

Offered on select dates and Wednesdays throughout the fall semester. Adding some (OK, a lot of) adventure to asynchronous learning!

Our staff can supervise virtual learning and required school check-ins for your student on these days.

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Learning can be FUN!

Fill in the school gaps this fall with our engaging outdoor education programming!

Learn to flex those creative muscles. Learn to work together to reach goals.

 Learning can be ACTIVE!

Break a sweat while building brain power…and having a blast!

Learn to overcome obstacles (literally and figuratively).  Learn to challenge your mind and test your body.

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Registration Information

Registration Cost: $79 per session***

Junior Learners

Age Requirement: 5-10 years old
Weight Requirement: 35 pounds

Session Time & Dates

Time: 8:45 AM – 4:30 PM

Select Wednesdays through Winter

Daily Packing List

  • Two face masks
  • Nonperishable bagged lunch [No nuts please]
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen & bug spray
  • Close-toed shoes
  • Bathing suit & towel
  • Shoes that can get wet
  • Change of clothes

What We’ll Learn

  • Gain Self-Confidence – Conquer our unique Adventure Park
  • Sharpen Social Skills – Super fun team building activities focused on building trust, improving communicating, and stimulating creative problem solving skills!
  • Environmental Education – Learn how to identify local flora and fauna, learn about the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, and how to “Leave No Trace”
  • Outdoor Skills – Setting up a campsite, Archery, Slack Lining
  • Arts & Crafts – Tie Dye, Craft bird feeders, and more!
  • Exploration – Bike ride through the woods on paved paths and packed dirt. Creek hopping on the hot days


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Safety Precautions in the age of COVID-19

Terrapin Adventures is following all of the guidelines and requirements given by Maryland Department of Health,
who sets legal standards, inspects, and oversees all certified camps in Maryland.

  • Each student will undergo a health screening each morning for signs and symptoms of the virus
  • Students will have their temperature taken before being admitted
  • Students will complete a health form so that we can identify who may be immunocompromised or at risk and should not attend the program
  • Built in hand-washing and hand-sanitizing times are scheduled before and after activities
  • High touch and traffic areas like tables, doors, equipment will be sanitized throughout the day with EPA approved disinfectant
  • Students showing signs of illness will be quarantined and sent home immediately
  • Staff unwell will not be permitted to be at our facility
  • We will keep up to date with all guidance from the CDC and American Camp Association
  • We will avoid activities in which campers will need close contact with one another
  • We will have a doctor and nurse who we are able to call throughout the week and take instruction from
  • All staff working are trained and mindful of all protocols and CDC recommendations

A Day in the Life…

These are some of the activities your camper might do. Each day is a little different, so please note that not every activity listed will be done, each day!

High Ropes Challenge Course – Experience life at new heights while active learners climb, traverse, crawl, and zip line through our Terrapin Explorer course! Never been on a high ropes course before? Don’t sweat it! Our compassionate camp counselors will be with your student every step of the way.

Rock Climbing – Afterward, active learners will reach new heights on our climbing wall as they reach, step, and problem solve their way to the top! After students gain their confidence on the wall they have the option to race up the wall against a friend, play a game as they ascend, and make art as they climb!

Environmental Learning – Active learning sometimes means actual learning. We’ll go over the importance of taking care of nature and impart the wisdom of leave no trace.

Archery – Test accuracy with a bow and arrow under the supervision of our archery instructors. Receive one on one attention while learning the basics of archery with a compound bow!

Nature Hike – Junior Learners embark on a wondrous nature hike to learn about the flora and fauna surrounding Historic Savage Mill!
Mountain Biking – Senior Learners will hit the biking trails for a challenging 12-mile (round-trip) mountain biking adventure to Lake Elkhorn in Columbia, Maryland! Campers will enjoy lunch in front of the lake and learn the basics of Mountain Biking under the guidance of our experienced staff.

Water Activities – To cool off from the summer sun, active learners will zoom down our giant slip n’ slide, have a water balloon fight, and play water games! Take a walk down to the river for a lifeguarded creek hopping excursion, where campers will use nets and a magnifying glass to explore the critters and plants living in the Little Patuxent River!

Classic Camp Fun – On land, active learners will get to participate in classic summer camp traditions like tie dye, field games, arts and crafts, making fun food, camp songs, and more, all while making new friends.