Outdoor & Athletics Resources

Explore your wild and active side by participating in adventure opportunities that focus on the environment, physical fitness, teamwork, and sports.

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

The Friends of Blackwater is a non-profit citizens support group for Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) near Cambridge, Maryland. Together with our partners, we provide vital fundraising, volunteer, and advocacy support to help make Blackwater NWR one of the best refuges in America’s National Wildlife Refuge System. Learn more about how you can join, donate, or volunteer with us.

Cost:
FREE
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore- Cambridge Club

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore, has 6 clubs in the state, all set up to ensure every child has access to a great future by providing caring mentors, a safe environment, high-quality programs and unique experiences. The Cambridge Club is the newest location and the first club to debut on the Eastern Shore. We don’t just do one thing, we do whatever it takes to build great futures for Maryland’s young people. For more details, contact local Club Manager, Gabe Butler at gbutler@bgcmetrobaltimore.org.

Cost:
FREE
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Start Date:
06/28/2021
End Date:
08/20/2021
Cambridge Yacht Club

The Cambridge Yacht Club is offering several programs and activities for all ages this Summer, most notably their Junior Sail program.

Cambridge Yacht Club’s Junior Sail Program gives children skills that they will use for a lifetime – sailing, boating safety, and a love of the water. Our youngest sailors learn basic sailing skills in Opti boats, and our more experienced junior sailors get the opportunity to race our Lasers.

Cost:
Both FREE and paid
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Heirloom Athletics

If you are looking for a place to become a part of, to be your regular, multiple-times-a-week place to go and get your sweat on with your friends, a place that will build you up every time you walk through the door and encourage you to test your physical and mental limits, then Heirloom membership is probably the right option for you.  

We believe that fitness is just one part of a full life. At Heirloom, we love to have fun whether it’s related to fitness or not. From game nights to special workouts and movie nights to activities that get us outside, we’re up for it all!!

Cost:
Both FREE and Paid
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Horn Point Laboratory

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science has a unique statutory mandate to conduct a comprehensive scientific program and apply predictive ecology for the improvement and preservation of Maryland’s physical environment. This mission is accomplished through research, education, and public service.

Cost:
FREE
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Parks & Rec

Dorchester Parks & Recreation is offering several programs geared towards outdoors and athletics throughout and beyond the Summer. The Summer Pool Season will have a 200 person limit.

Cost:
Daily Summer Pool Pass - $3 // Programs - VARIES
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Robbins Family YMCA

The Robbins Family YMCA in Cambridge offers a wide variety of youth programs ranging from Soccer, Karate, Basketball to even swim classes, and even some non-athletic programs like before and after school care! Programs run periodically throughout the school year, and vary in price (but be assured, financial aid is always available)!

Cost:
VARIES (Financial Aid is always available)
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Shore Rivers

ShoreRivers, a clean water voice for Maryland’s Eastern Shore and home to the Chester, Choptank, Miles-Wye , and Sassafras River-keepers. They are offering several programs, activities and volunteer opportunities throughout and beyond the Summer including but not limited to: Swimtesters: Bacteria Monitoring. SAV Watchers, Water Chestnut Removal and more.

Cost:
FREE
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The Police Athletic Legue

The PAL program will be offering several outdoor activities and events throughout and beyond the Summer. This includes their after school baseball league.

Cost:
FREE
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Facebook: @PALCOP163