975 Indian Landing Road
Millersville, MD 21108
tel. 410-222-3822


For campers entering grades 2-4
Not offered for 2021

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This child-centered camp is designed for the active learning of young children. Campers will enjoy lots of exciting nature based activities, fishing, crabbing, games, arts and crafts, boating safety, as well as a learn-to-swim program. Each child will have the opportunity to interact with other children under the guidance of a caring and trained staff.

Friendship Junior (campers entering grades 2-3): A DAY camp (9am to 5pm) for children who are ready for four days of fun filled adventure! Camp will include a nutritional lunch and snack every day.

Friendship Senior (campers entering grades 3-4): An OVERNIGHT camp for children who are ready for four days and three nights of fun filled adventure! In addition to the daily camp adventure, campers will enjoy the full campfire and cabin experience, complete with singing, stories, and S’mores!

Who Can Participate?
All Outdoor Education camps are open to any student who has an interest in the environment, making new friends, adventure, and personal growth.

Amy Greif, Arlington Echo Teacher Specialist, and Sean McGuinn, Arlington Echo Program Specialist will direct the camp. Our staff consists of AACPS teachers as well as college students with experience in the areas of outdoor and environmental education. Volunteer counselors-in-training support the staff in many ways.For further information, call the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center at 410-222-3822

Friendship Junior: $300.00 includes lunch and snack each day, activities and instructional materials. A $150.00 deposit must be sent with the application. The $150.00 remaining balance is due upon acceptance to the camp. 

Friendship Senior: $400.00 includes meals, accommodations, activities and instructional materials. A $200.00 deposit must be sent with the application. The $200.00 remaining balance is due upon acceptance to the camp.

Payment/Refund Policy:
Full payment is due 30 days prior to start of camp. If full payment is not received by this time, your child’s reservation will not be held. After this date, we cannot guarantee that space will be available when your payment is received. If a cancellation is made before the 30 day time period, a 100% refund will be issued (with a $10 processing fee). If a cancellation is made any time between 30-15 days prior to the start of camp, a 50% refund will be issued (with a $10 processing fee). No refunds will be issued 14 days or less prior to the start of camp. Additionally, there shall be no partial refund granted for any camper’s late arrival, early withdrawal, non-arrival or dismissal for cause. All cancellations must be received in writing.

Application Procedures:

1. Submit a paper application via mail, register by phone (call Arlington Echo at 410-222-3822), or REGISTER ONLINE!  Not offered for 2021
2. A deposit must be paid at the time of registration. Pay online, or make check payable to Anne Arundel County Public Schools
3. The balance of the fee will be due 30 days prior to the start of camp 
4. To download and print a scholarship application form, click here . Send completed form to Arlington Echo, 975 Indian Landing Rd. Millersville, MD 21108 or fax to 410-222-3826.


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For more information call Arlington Echo at 410-222-3822