Summer Camps at Trap Pond

About Trap Pond Day Camps


Registration Starts
February 1, 2016

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

How to Register

To register, download a registration packet (available soon) 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 Lindsey Robinson@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.
Please refer to the registration packet for other information and policies.

Find A Camp at
a Different Park:

Our Camps


Discover Outdoors

Session:
Monday, July 04, 2016 to Friday, July 08, 2016
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 10
Cost: $150 per camper

About the Program: Explore our native wildlife habitats and ecosystems. We will cover a variety of plants, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and birds that call our park home. Learn how to find, observe and study them. Hike to find tracks and traces of these animals. Themed crafts and games will keep us learning.


Fishing with Friends

Session:
Monday, July 11, 2016 to Friday, July 15, 2016
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 11
Cost: $150 per camper

About the Program: The camp provides all the skills needed to become a great angler. Bank fishing, fishing from a boat, and seining will be some of the activities. We will hold a fishing tournament on the last day to show off our skills.


Wing & Things

Session:
Monday, July 18, 2016 to Friday, July 22, 2016
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 10
Cost: $150 per camper

About the Program: Discover insects, birds and bats that live around our pond. Enjoy sweep netting, bird watching and dissecting owl pellets during this camp. We will be building bird boxes to take home.


Toads, Turtles, and Snakes OH MY!

Session:
Monday, July 25, 2016 to Friday, July 29, 2016
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 11
Cost: $150 per camper

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


Mad Science

Session:
Monday, August 01, 2016 to Friday, August 05, 2016
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 12
Cost: $175 per camper

About the Program: Carry out experiments covering many different fields of science, including biology, chemistry, ecology and physics. On Friday, join us for a camp science fair and stay for an optional family cookout.