Summer Retreat on the Chesapeake Bay


Hours for Learning Activity:

45 learning hours

Date and Time:

Sunday, July 14, 2019, 9:00am to Thursday, July 18, 2019, 3:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, June 14, 2019, 11:59pm


What: A 45-hour accredited* experiential, reflective, course about inquiry for Middle and High School teachers.

When:  Sunday, July 14 thru Thursday, July 18, 2019

Where: NorthBay Adventure Camp on the Upper Chesapeake Bay in North East, MD.

Why: Teachers find this course fun, inspiring and restorative, and leave with fresh ideas about inquiry and action to use with their students.

Cost: $350.00 includes instruction, adventure, housing, meals and more.

What You Will Do:

  • Snorkel in the Chesapeake Bay
  • Assess and compare the water quality of local waterways
  • Network with like-minded educators
  • Conduct inquiry that leads to an action
  • Visit the Havre De Grace Promenade
  • Adventure on the zipline, giant swing, rock wall
  • Enjoy a private screening of Freshwaters Illustrated films
  • Take a peek at a new curriculum: UPRIVER: Exploring Watershed Citizenship
  • Integrate social emotional learning practices

NorthBay’s programs for teachers meet select Career and College Readiness, Common Core, NGSS, and Maryland Environmental Literacy Standards

*NorthBay is a certified provider for PA Act 48 and MSDE professional development credits.

How to Register:



Contact Email:

Contact Name:

Kathy Chambliss, PhD

Contact Phone: