Summer Camps at Trap Pond

About Trap Pond Day Camps


Registration Starts
February 1, 2014

Call (302) 875-5163 to reserve your child’s spot! Or e-mail
Jessica Rash, Day Camp Director
Will Koth, Nature Center Manager

How to Register

To register, download a registration packet and complete the form. Return by mail, e-mail, or drop it off at the Baldcypress Nature Center with payment.

Send by mail to:
Attn: Nature Center
33587 Baldcypress Lane
Laurel, DE 19956

To register by Email:
Scan the completed, signed registration form and email to Jessica.Rash@state.de.us

Walk-In Location
Drop off registration form at the Baldcypress Nature Center at the park, Wednesday- Sunday between 10a.m. and 4 p.m.

Payment Accepted:
Check, Cash or Credit Card (Visa or Master Card)
Payment/Balance Due June 21, 2014

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing 30 days before the start of camp in order to receive a refund. Cancellations or rescheduling will be subject to a $30 administrative fee. There will be no refunds or rescheduling within 30 days of the start of camp.
Please refer to the registration packet for other information and policies.

Find A Camp at
a Different Park:

Our Camps


Trap Pond Explorers

Session:
Monday, July 07, 2014 to Friday, July 11, 2014
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 10
Cost: $100 per camper

About the Program: Explore our native wildlife habitats and ecosystems and discover the outdoors. Activities include fishing, boating, orienteering, survival skills and more.


Fabulous Fishing

Session:
Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 11
Cost: $100 per camper

About the Program: This camp provides all the skills needed to become a great angler. Bank fishing, fishing from a boat, seining and fish dissection will be some of the activities. Join us for this “fishin’ is my mission” camp!


Wings and Things

Session:
Monday, July 21, 2014 to Friday, July 25, 2014
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 10
Cost: $100 per camper

About the Program: Discover insects, birds and bats that live around our pond. Enjoy sweep netting, bird watching and building an animal home to take with you. Stay Friday evening for an optional family cookout and nature program.


Trap Trackers

Session:
Monday, July 28, 2014 to Friday, August 01, 2014
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 12
Cost: $100 per camper

About the Program: A vast variety of plants, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, fish and birds call our park home. Learn how to find, observe and study them. Hike to find tracks and traces of animals, make fish prints and dissect an owl pellet. Stay Friday evening for an opt


Reptiles and Amphibians

Session:
Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 11
Cost: $ per camper

About the Program: Learn which animals have scales, claws or slimy smooth skin. Observe live animals; learn about their habitats and how to help these animals survive. Enjoy themed crafts, games and outdoor exploration.