Harford Streams
Green Choices. Healthy Streams.

Summer Adventure 2018

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Visit a Stream  *  Take a Selfie  *  Win a Prize

This summer explore the natural beauty of Harford County streams, snap stream-side selfies at your favorite locations, and win prizes in Harford Streams Summer Adventure, open now through September 3, 2018 for citizens of all ages.

Harford Streams Summer Adventure seeks to raise awareness and support for protecting and restoring our precious natural resources by encouraging visitors to scenic waterways throughout Harford County.

What's new this summer?

  • One entry per household for the prize drawings

How it Works

  • Register for the program. One account per household.
  • Share your stream-side selfie online
  • Be automatically entered for prizes
  • Follow the adventure on social media at #HarfordStreams2018

Questions or Comments

Send your questions or comments to HarfordStreams@HarfordCountyMD.gov 

Locations

Use the interactive map below to explore the locations we have selected for your summer adventure.  Or select up to 5 locations of your own.

Note:  Stoney Demonstration State Forest - parking is only available along Nova Scotia Road.  Do not block the gate to the parking lot.

Locations (PDF)

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Share your Stream-side Selfies

Use the interactive map below to share your stream-side selfies.

Please take your photos in landscape mode. 

You may share more than 1 photo per location.

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Review your Stream-side Selfies (Desktop only)

Use the interactive map below to review your stream-side selfies.

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Geocaching

Consider geocaching while participating in your summer adventure. Its a fun way to explore the streams and surrounding woods and wetlands.  Participation is voluntary and not necessary to qualify for prizes.

Geocaching is a GPS game you play on your phone to search for hidden treasures.  For more information visit bit.ly/GeocacheVideo

Register for free at geocaching.com

Upload your geocaching photos along with your stream-side selfies to qualify for the prize pack drawings.

  • The first drawing will take place on August 13th (submissions from July 28 through August 12)


Prizes

  • Receive a free t-shirt  when you upload selfies taken from 7 different locations.
  • Enter a drawing for a pontoon boat trip when you upload selfies taken from 11 different locations.
  • Enter a drawing for a family membership to Port Discovery when you upload selfies from 15 different locations.

Free t-shirt

Free t-shirts are awarded to each person in the photographs, after sharing stream-side selfies from 7 different locations listed above. Each person must be easily recognizable in each photograph.

Pontoon Boat Trip Drawing

After you share stream-side selfies from 11 different locations listed above, you are automatically entered for a drawing for a pontoon boat trip.  One entry per household only.

As the winner, you and 14 of your friends or family will venture out into Otter Point Creek for a 2 hour cruise with one of the park naturalists from the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center.

Bring your camera, snacks and drinks.  No alcoholic beverages allowed.  Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Port Discovery Family Membership Drawing

After you share stream-side selfies from 15 of the locations listed above, you are automatically entered for a drawing for a family membership to the Port Discovery. One entry per household only.

Disclaimers

Everyone is eligible to participate in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2018 and will receive a free t-shirt after uploading pictures from 7 of the locations listed above.

Non-County residents, Harford County employees and immediate family members are not eligible to enter the pontoon boat trip drawing or the Port Discovery family membership drawing.

Only one entry per household for the drawings for the pontoon boat trip and the Port Discovery family membership.

All of the locations provided are located on public property.  Participation in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2018 does not provide permission to enter into private property.  

Participants in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2018, should use caution when taking photographs to avoid injury.

Harford County reserves the right to delete any photograph which is determined by the County to be inappropriate or offensive.