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    The William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt) is an academic center that provides students with a meaningful outdoor experience that enhances as well as reinforces skills learned in the classroom. As a result, participants have a greater comfort level in being in the outdoors as well as a greater awareness of the environment and their responsibility as citizens in making informed decisions that make the environment better. Continue...

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    • Camp Schmidt Summer Programs

      Camp Schmidt is offering three exciting Summer Camp opportunities.  

      Wilderness and Outdoor Skills Nature Camp (July 16-19)

      Wilderness Exploration Camp is for students entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the fall of 2018.

      Nature Camp- Chesapeake Champions (July 30 - August 2)

      This summer experience is designed for rising 4th, 5th, and 6th graders who are interested in creating change for a "greener" world.


      Teen Adventure Camp (August 13-17)

      This camp is a partnership between Camp Schmidt and Maryland National Capital Parks & Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). Therapeutic Recreation at Camp Schmidt is designed for teens and young adults ages 13-21 with disabilities who are currently enrolled in school for Fall 2018 (participants can also include siblings of qualified students).