Four girls with a trutle in their hands.Whether you are looking for programs to learn more about Maryland’s natural resources or are in need of homework help, we offer a variety of resources.


  • Envirothon - learn about Maryland’s natural resources and compete in local and state competitions (grades 9-12)
  • Fishing Programs - participate in free half-day programs and equipment loaner programs for youth and community groups (ages 8-15)
  • Hunter Safety - learn safe hunting practices (all ages)
  • Hunting and Shooting Sports Outreach Program - participate in free hunting 101 workshops (all ages)
  • Junior Ranger - explore State Parks’ natural and historical areas, learn stewardship, and explore recreational opportunities (ages 7-14)
  • Maryland Conservation Corps - engages young adults in extensive natural resource management and park conservation projects (ages 17-25)
  • National Archery in the Schools (NASP) - participate in archery competitions (grades 4-12)
  • Natural Resources Career Camp - learn about working in the field of natural resources, educational requirements, employment and career opportunities in forestry, water resources, and other related disciplines (grades 9-12)
  • ParkQuest - engage in family-friendly activities throughout the summer at Maryland State Parks (all ages)
  • Teen Leadership Paddle - participate in a week long canoeing expedition to practice leadership and teamwork skills (grades 9-12)
  • Youth Fishing Club - participate in youth fishing event and share catches (ages 5-15)
  • Youth Hunting Programs - learn about hunting, trapping and its important role in Maryland’s wildlife conservation (ages 8-16)

Homework Resources

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  • Eyes on the Bay - an online data resource for Bay conditions
  • Groundwater - online groundwater flow models and data
  • MERLIN - an online mapping tool for Maryland’s natural resources
  • Maryland Stream Health - an interactive map showing stream health around the state<,/