Each summer, the Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation hosts several weeks of camp filled with sports, crafts, field trips, and more. This year, the department will host 9 weeks of camp programming from June 20th to August 18th for ages 5 to 12.
In addition to traditional summer camp activities hosted at the Community Center, campers get to go on two exciting field trips and one of the community pools once during the week.
“The field trips are a great way to let children participate in programming that we can’t offer directly at the Community Center or even within the county,” said Preston Peper, Director of Parks and Recreation. “We’ve worked hard to put together a pretty exciting list of field trips for the 2023 summer schedule.”
Field trips for this year include Cabin Fever, Tardigrade Obstacle Course Racing and Fitness Facility, Extreme Play Laser Tag, Altitude Trampoline Park, Easton Bowl, Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake, Killens Pond Water Park, Main Event, and Amped Up.
“The campers, and honestly the counselors too, love going to Altitude Trampoline Park. Not only is it great exercise, but it’s just a ton of fun to jump around, showing off flips and tricks, and playing dodgeball on the trampolines,” mentioned Peper. “But of course, you also can’t go wrong with a water park in the summer. Killens Pond is great for that.”
The field trips offer a way to let campers explore Maryland with their peers in a safe and friendly environment.
Summer Sports Clinics
Parks and Recreation will also host several summer sports clinics to help young athletes work on their skills in the off-season.
This year, they will offer volleyball, basketball, and indoor soccer sessions. Each class will be held once a week for an hour for each age group. Each clinic costs $60 per participant and runs for 6 weeks.
- Volleyball: Tuesdays, June 20th-August 1st
- 5th– 8th grades
- With St. Peter and Paul Coach Rebekah Byrnes
- Basketball: Wednesdays, June 21st-July 26th
- 1st– 8th grades
- With Coach Kentrell Ricketts
- Indoor Soccer: Thursdays, June 22nd– July 27th
- 1st– 8th grades
- With Coach Kayleigh Titz
Registration for Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation Summer programing is now open, and slots are filling up fast.
Summer Sport Clinics
Field Trips that occur during their summer camp programming.
For more information, please contact Parks and Recreation at 410-770-8050. To register for summer programming, visit talbotcountymd.myrec.com.
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