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Piney Run Park Nature Camp

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ABC Care's Piney Run Park Nature Camp is located just 5 short miles off Rt. 26 in Eldersburg and is one of Carroll County's treasures! Campers will explore the beautiful 550 acres including a 300 acre lake, over 5 miles of hiking trails, tennis courts, multiple playgrounds, basketball courts, fishing piers, nature center and outdoor amphitheater.

Campers will enjoy two programs from the Piney Run Park Naturalists, one each week!  Our daily camp activities include guided nature hikesfishing, sports instruction on the tennis courts & basketball courts, Minute to Win It Challenges and scavenger hunts!


STEM day is hands on science every Monday!  On Tuesdays take part in Team Challenges & Minute to Win It Challenges.  Don't miss the Kona Ice truck every Wednesday - use the flavor wave to find the perfect combination to suit your tastes!  Each Thursday, we visit the Nature Center for a program led by the Piney Run Park Naturalists.  Close out the week with a Fun Friday Event designed to end your week in style!

Only 2 weeks in August (August 19-23 & August 26-30) are available for this outdoor nature extravaganza!

Choose from Part-time or Full-time enrollment.

Piney Run Park Nature Camp is for grades K-8 (must be age 5 by first day of camp attendance).

Click on the "Camp Calendar"
link (to the right) to see a day-by-day breakdown of activities at camp!

Transportation is available from Watkins Park in Mt. Airy.

 

Discounts

Early Bird Registration and Discounts:

Current ABC Care Before and After School Members registering for 7 or more weeks, pay only $45 per family when registering on or before April 15, 2019.

Registration fee, including specific choice of weeks and security deposit per week ($60 per week for 7 or more weeks), must be paid by April 15th in order to receive monies off per week! Families registering for 7 or more weeks are eligible for $10 off per week. Early bird tuition for balance of June weeks is due May 31st. Early bird tuition for balance of July weeks is due June 14th. Early bird tuition for the balance of August weeks is due July 12th.

Sibling Discount:
Applies for ALL camps! If more than one child from the same family attends the same week of ABC Care Summer Camp, a $5 discount applies to the price for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th child. If the children attend different camps with different prices, the sibling discount will be applied to the lowest price camp.

ABC Care Camp Tuition Values

Daily Before and After Care = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

One Nature Center Program per week = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

Daily Supplies / Special Events = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

Two Snacks daily = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

Kona Ice Treat Weekly = INCLUDED in cost of weekly tuition

Please contact our office for fees 410-751-3700

Themes

August 19-23 Diggin Dinosaurs (Pavilion #6)

August 26-30 Maui & Moana (Pavilion #6)

Transportation is available from: WATKINS PARK / MT AIRY

Activities

The above week will include art activities, science, team building, team games and sign language. Activities also include a time for reading and journaling. We encourage literacy activities all summer!

Special days to include: sports days featuring kickball, basketball and volleyball, dress up days, hiking, special treat days and theme parties.

Click on Camp Calendar
link (right side, top of this page, red text) to see a day-by-day breakdown of activities at camp!

Children need to bring their own lunch in an insulated lunch tote and a refillable water bottle each day. Lunch Bunch is offered as an option on Friday which will be pizza (nominal fee).

Camp fees are all inclusive to include AM/PM snacks and daily activity supplies.

Staff Bios

Ms. Meghan joined our ABC Care team in 2005. She has worked in school age child care since 1998. Ms. Meghan will be returning as Co- Director of Piney Run Park Nature Camp. Ms. Meghan has her Associates Degree in General Studies and has additional college credits in Early Childhood Education from the University of Maryland. Ms. Meghan has twin boys who attend summer camp. Ms. Meghan and the staff at Piney Run Park Nature Camp keep the days fun and exciting! Ms. Meghan enjoys fishing at Piney Run Park. When not at camp, Ms. Meghan enjoys spending time with her twin boys and husband.

Ms.Vicki joined the ABC Care team in 1993. Ms.Vicki will again be Co-Directing our Piney Run Park Nature Camp at Piney Run Park. Ms. Vicki's college background includes courses in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. She enjoys her time spent at summer camp and going on field trips. Ms. Vicki and the staff at Piney Run Park Nature Camp keep the days fun and exciting! When not at Camp, Ms. Vicki and her husband enjoy spending time with their beautiful daughter and son.

ABC Care Center - Piney Run Park Nature Camp
30 Martz Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3700 dir.(410) 984-0807

Hours:

Daily 7:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Two Weekly Sessions Available!


Full or Part Time Camp

Kindergarten thru 8th (Ages 5 through 13)

Transportation available from:
WATKINS PARK / MT AIRY

Visit Piney Run Park's website at
http://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/recpark/pineyrun/

2019 Open House events at the following Camp locations:

Deer Park United Methodist Church
2205 Sykesville Road  Westminster, MD 21157
Saturday @ 10-1 pm April 6 / May 4
Sunday @ 1-4 pm  April 7, April 28 / May 19

Piney Run Park
30 Martz Road Sykesville, MD 21784
Saturday @ 10-1 pm April 6 / May 4
Sunday @ 1-4 pm April 7, April 28 / May 19
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