Wye Marsh Camp @ Home

The joys of camp, the thrill of exploring nature, and
hours of fun all in one box!

Camp @ Home Kits are SOLD OUT! Instead, please visit our Virtual Gift Shop or come in and check out the Marsh Memories Shop at Wye Marsh for exploration tools, gifts, guides, and more fun!

What is Camp@Home?

Bring Wye Marsh Camp home to escape the boredom, explore the amazing lessons from nature and experience the fun and spirit of camp.

Camp @ Home is a kit filled with activities, crafts, and links to virtual components that can help your camper connect to nature, learn, and stay occupied right at home in 4 fun themes:

  • Birding Bonanza - learn about all things birds - how to spot them, what they, eat, where they live, and more!
    Kit includes: a build your own bird house perfect for a chickadee, a carved bird whistle, fun and interactive birding ID activity, a birding for beginners guide, and an engaging bird craft to inspire imaginative play. 
  • Crazy for Camp - camp crafts, songs & fun, including making your own mini canoe paddle!
    Kit includes: a make your own mini paddle kit, a camp craft to inspire imaginative play, paddling for beginners info, fun camp cookout inspiration and some great camp swag.
  • Nature Detectives - uncover some of nature's mysteries with an up-close look using a microscope!
    Kit includes: a pocket microscope, fun and interactive flora and fauna identification activities, a craft to develop greater understanding of ecosystems, and Nature Journaling for beginner’s booklet to get the scientist in you started.   
  • A Bug’s Life - small yet mighty, there is so much to explore about bugs - learn about their lifecycles & ID!
    Kit includes: a family friendly activity, an insect viewer, crafts and projects to inspire deeper connections to nature, fun and interactive insect ID activity, and an insects for beginners guide. 
All kits include access to virtual content and a passport to keep a record of your camp fun!

Kits are geared for ages 6 to 12 (Birding Bonanza, Crazy for Camp) and 4/5 to 12 (A Bug's Life, Nature Detectives).  

Each kit contains activities that can be used as a family, as well as craft supplies and exploration tools for one participant.