Nature Camp

Does your child love the great outdoors? Check out Pemberton Park Nature Camp! Pemberton's 260 acres of forests, meadows and wetlands create an ideal place for campers to discover the natural world through hands-on lessons, hikes, games, crafts, fishing and other fun activities.


  • Opens March 15 (Open until full. Space is limited.)
  • Register in online.
  • Registration must be completed and confirmed 7 days prior to your child attending camp.

Program Times & Fees:

  •  8 a.m.-3 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
  • $175 per week, per child ($150 for Week 2)
  • Multi-child discount: $10 off for every additional child (all children must be in the same checkout cart to be eligible for discount)
  • Late Fee: $15 after Thursday the week prior.

Age Group: Boys and girls ages 5-12
Dates: June 27-Aug. 12
Location: Pemberton Historical Park
Details: Camp runs Monday-Friday. Theme weeks are listed below. Please pack water, lunch, a change of clothes and shoes that can get wet and dirty (no flip-flops or Crocs), a towel, bug spray and sunscreen. Field trips are to be determined.
Contact: Program Director at 410-548-4900 x109


Parents requesting tax receipts for our after school programs and/or summer camp programs, please call the Wicomico Civic Center Box Office M-F between 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at 410-548-4911 or email at

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  • Pollinator Power

    Pollinator Power

    The first week of camp focuses on pollinators like bees, butterflies, birds, dragonflies and more. Learn about the science of pollination and photosynthesis through the study of Pemberton's own pollinator population.

    Dates: June 27-July 1

  • What's Weird & WILD?

    What's Weird & WILD?

    The second week of camp will focus on all things WEIRD. We’re talking fungus, fast growing vines, funky looking animals, and more! Our campers will learn to look a little closer at the things they see in the park and may just catch some weirdness in action

    Dates: July 5-8 (no camp July 4)

  • Tree-Mendous Trees

    Tree-Mendous Trees

    Pemberton is home to many different kinds of trees. This week campers will learn about native vs. non-native tress and the part trees play in a balanced ecosystem.

    Dates: July 11-15

  • Slimy Scales & Snails

    Slimy Scales & Snails

    The fourth week of camp will focus on our slimy and scaly friends! Our campers will learn about the reptiles, amphibians, and gastropods that call Pemberton Park home. We will also touch on the process of decomposition and how snails play a big part in that.

    Dates: July 18-22

  • Smokey Bear Said What?

    Smokey Bear Said What?

    During the fifth week of camp, campers will learn all about being an outdoorsman. That means camping skills, fishing skills, navigation skills and the importance of safety when it comes to all outdoor activities.

    Dates: July 25-29

  • Paddle or Pedal?

    Paddle or Pedal?

    The sixth week of camp is all about the different modes of transportation used in the outdoors. Campers will learn about kayaking, biking, boating and more!

    Dates: Aug. 1-5

  • Color Wars

    Color Wars

    During the final week of camp, campers will have a chance to reflect on everything they learned during camp. They will also get to compete in the Color Wars, a team-based competition where one team will end up on top. Instead of a field trip, this week ends with an end of summer party.

    Dates: Aug. 8-12

  • News


    The removal of invasive wisteria may cause temporary closures in portions of the park.

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    Learn about all the different nature trails here at Pemberton Historical Park.

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    Pemberton Hall was built in 1741 by Isaac and Anne Handy.

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