Harford Streams
Green Choices. Healthy Streams.

Summer Adventure 2019

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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 May 24, 2019 through September 2, 2019 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?

New this year are dog bandannas for your furry friends when they join you in participating in the Summer Adventure.

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 #HarfordStreams2019

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.

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

Poker Run

This year's Summer Adventure will once again include a Poker Run.  The Poker Run will begin at Eden Mill Nature Center on Saturday, July 20.  Registration between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.  

Travel to designated locations, take your stream-side selfies, and collect playing cards.  All participants who complete the Poker Run will receive a free t-shirt.  Additional prizes will be awarded based winning poker hands. 

For more information visit bit.ly/SAPokerRun.

Prizes

  • Receive a free dog bandanna when you upload selfies taken from 7 different locations.
  • 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 canoe trip when you upload selfies from 15 different locations.

Free Dog Bandanna

Dog bandannas are awarded to each furry friend in the photographs, after sharing stream-side selfies from 7 different locations listed above. Each furry friend must be easily recognizable in each photograph.

Dog bandannas will be available on the last Friday of every month after 2 p.m. for submissions made by midnight the day before. They will also be available at the Poker Run on July 20th at Eden Mill Nature Center. You will receive an email once you qualify for a dog bandanna.

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.

T-shirts will be available on the last Friday of every month after 2 p.m. for submissions made by midnight the day before. They will also be available at the Poker Run on July 20th at Eden Mill Nature Center. You will receive an email once you qualify for a t-shirt.

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. 

Canoe Trip Drawing

After you share stream-side selfies from 15 of the locations listed above, you are automatically entered for a drawing for a canoe trip.

As the winner, you and 15 of your friends or family will venture out into Deer Creek for a 2 hour cruise with one of the park naturalists from Eden Mill Nature Center. One entry per household only.

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

Disclaimers

Everyone is eligible to participate in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2019 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 canoe trip.

All of the locations provided are located on public property.  Participation in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2019 does not provide permission to enter into private property.  

Participants in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2019, 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.