Summer Camps

Phillips Wharf Environmental Center is pleased to announce its summer camp line-up. Camps will feature opportunities for middle and high school students to explore the natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay and its marine life. For more information e-mail

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Chesapeake Teen Service Week

Dates: June 12-16 9am-4pm Cost: $100

This 5 day program for students entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade is meant for students with a passion for improving their local environment. Students will earn 25 SSL hours through participation in restoration projects here at the Wharf and around Tilghman Island. Phillips Wharf staff will teach students about animal care, aquaculture, and general center operations for those interested in entering the marine science field. This community service learning experience is a great boost for college applications.

Marine Biology Camp

Dates: June 26-30 9am-4pm Cost: $200

Calling all middle school students who love all things wet, slimy, and salty! This camp for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in Fall 2017 will prepare you for a future in marine science. This camp will feature fun labs, dissections, marine investigations, and a kayak trip. Students will be able to learn about the many aquatic animals kept at Phillips Wharf and assist in their care, earning SSL hours. There will also be time in the day for plenty of fun, games, and art projects. Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity to spend the week learning what its like to be a marine biologist on the Chesapeake Bay!
All programs are daytime and based at Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, located at 6129 Tilghman Island Rd. on Tilghman Island, MD.

Phillips Wharf staff & interns have passed criminal background checks and are trained in CPR/first-aid, and all have backgrounds in either science or education.