Features and Services


Features and services available to you for your special event at the Philip Merrill Environmental Center.

  • Wooded, waterfront setting on 33 acres
  • Great room with 270 degree views of the Chesapeake Bay
  • State-of-the-art conference center
  • Beachside tented deck
  • Reserved use of Bay-front beach
  • Spectacular photo opportunities
  • Dock for arrival or departure by boat
  • Private pre-event dressing/waiting room
  • Knowledgeable onsite event coordinator
  • List of preferred caterers and other service providers

Download the floor plan for the venue and our Meeting Packet or Event Packet

For additional information or to book your special event, contact CBF's Conference Center Coordinator by e-mail at events@cbf.org and someone will contact you shortly.

Tours can be scheduled Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.

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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.