Aerial photo of the Philip Merrill Environmental Center.  Photo by Dave HartcornAerial view of the Philip Merrill Environmental Center. Photo by Dave Hartcorn

Features and Services

Features and services available to you at the Philip Merrill Environmental Center include:

  • 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 and someone will contact you shortly.

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

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