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PO Box 97
14200 Solomons Island Road
Solomons, MD 20688
P: 410-326-2042
F: 410-326-6691

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Want to experience the Calvert Marine Museum is a whole new way?
Try our overnight programs. Designed to offer an in-depth museum experience mixed with behind-the-scenes fun.

All dates are subject to change.

Available dates for 2014: Remaining dates coming soon.





Try our overnight programs for Scouts and other groups. Designed for groups with a minimum of 10 people to maximum of 20 people, overnights offer an in-depth museum experience mixed with behind-the-scenes fun. It's also a good way for scouts to earn their special interest badges. We can customize this program for your group.

Fees for Overnight: The cost is $25 per person, and includes admission to the museum, an interpreter-lead program and activity, a pizza dinner and a continental breakfast. A non-refundable $25 program fee is required with your registration form. Full payment is due one month prior to your visit.

LighthouseBrownies can complete the following Interest Badges

  • Home Scientist
  • Inventor
  • Lighthouse
  • Making Games

Girl Scouts can complete the following Badge programs:

  • Detective
  • Animal Habitat
  • Lighthouse
    Girl Scout Program

Lighthouse programs are available for Cadettes and we'll fit programs to your needs.

Programs: You may spend the afternoon touring the museum's various exhibits on your own with free admission. Check in is at 5:00 p.m. and you will then enjoy a pizza dinner. After that you will do your activities or earn your badges and lights out after a movie. Kitchen and bathroom facilities are available. A continental breakfast will be served in the morning and you will depart by 10:00 a.m. Please bring any toiletries, snacks or special dietary needed items. Air mattresses are allowed.

How to Schedule Your Overnight Visit: First, call 410-326-2042 ext. 41 to reserve your date or email at Then send in the reservation form and non-refundable $25 program free to hold your reservation. Our Group Services Coordinator will work with you to ensure your overnight experience at the Calvert Marine Museum is exactly what you're looking for.

CMM Overnight Camp-Ins: Another CMM Member Benefit

Experience the museum in a whole new way when you sleep over with the sting rays and otters. This is an ideal adventure for church groups, scout troops, community organizations and families. Imagine watching the moon rise behind the Drum Point Lighthouse, going on a treasure hunt in the museum at night, eating S'mores around a camp fire, or seeing a theme-appropriate movie, complete with popcorn.

If you really want to give your child that utlimate birthday party, then sign on for a Birthday Overnight , choosing one of our Camp-In themes. Themed cakes available by special order and fee. "Goodie Bags" also available at $2 each and advance notice.

The fee is $25 per person and requires a minimum of 10 persons with a maximum of 25 participants. One adult is required for every 5 children. There is a non-refundable program fee of $25 due when you reserve your date.

Your fun-filled Overnight Camp-In or Birthday Camp-In includes...

  • An indoor overnight experience
  • A nocturnal tour of the museum
  • A special themed craft activity or game
  • A theme appropriate movie
  • A pizza party

Pirate Photo OpChoose one of these themes for your Camp-In:

Paint treasure chests, go on a treasure hunt, learn pirate lingo and play the Mutiny Game.

Make your own fossil, learn how to extract real fossils from matrix like the paleontologists do, make a shark tooth necklace.

Paint a treasure box to hold your jewels, play "Find the Mermaid" game, get dressed up and attend the Mermaid Ball.

Get personal with Bubbles and Squeak with a behind-the-scenes visit. Learn amazing otter facts, play "You Otter Know." Includes breakfast with the otters.

Take a boat in the Discovery Room apart and learn how to put it back together. Learn how to tie knots like a sailor. Build your own toy boat to take home.

Cost: $25 person. Your group needs a minimum of 10 people, or a minimum fee of $250. This includes a non-refundable $25 Program fee to hold your date.

Maximum group size: 25 persons

Requirements: Camp-In is for children 7-12 years of age and requires one chaperon per 5 children. A CMM Member must sponsor your camp-in.

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel five or less business days prior to your Camp-In date, there will be cancellation fee of $75 charged. With earlier cancellations, all but $25 Program Fee will be refunded.

How to schedule a Camp-In: We schedule Camp-Ins on demand, but dates are limited to either Friday or Saturday night, or a night before a school holiday. We do need 3 weeks minimum to schedule.

To register for overnights, call Melissa McCormick 410-326-2042 x 41 or email.