Chambers House Nature Center

Chambers House Nature Center


Chambers House Nature Center

Originally built c.1820, The Chambers House serves as the nature center and office for White Clay Creek State Park’s programming staff. Staffed by volunteers who give information to park visitors, the house also serves as the main building for the park’s Discovery Camps. To learn how to get involved or volunteer to staff the nature center, call or email us.


Upcoming Events

Stroller Ramblers

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

10:00 AM

Do you want to hike stroller friendly paths with a Naturalist? Come explore our parks, learn about and share the nature we encounter with your little ones, and meet other caregivers and parents. Free Program, pre-register and get meeting location by calling 302-368-6900 by the day before.

Add to Calendar 4/16/2024 10:00:00 AM 4/16/2024 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Stroller Ramblers Do you want to hike stroller friendly paths with a Naturalist? Come explore our parks, learn about and share the nature we encounter with your little ones, and meet other caregivers and parents. Free Program, pre-register and get meeting location by calling 302-368-6900 by the day before. White Clay Creek

Full Moon Friday

Friday, April 19, 2024

7:30 PM

Join our park naturalist for an evening hike near the full moon. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900 prior to 3 p.m. Meeting location provided upon registration. $6 per person

Register Online

Add to Calendar 4/19/2024 7:30:00 PM 4/19/2024 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Friday Join our park naturalist for an evening hike near the full moon. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900 prior to 3 p.m. Meeting location provided upon registration. $6 per person White Clay Creek

How Healthy is the Creek?

Saturday, April 20, 2024

10:00 AM

In addition to being picturesque features in our parks, streams and ponds play an important part in the local ecosystem. This Earth Day join one of our programs to explore how the health of these waterways are monitored. Come discover some living indicators of water quality in the White Clay Creek. Be prepared to get your feet wet. Pre-registration required, call 302-368-6900. Free Program.

Add to Calendar 4/20/2024 10:00:00 AM 4/20/2024 11:30:00 AM America/New_York How Healthy is the Creek? In addition to being picturesque features in our parks, streams and ponds play an important part in the local ecosystem. This Earth Day join one of our programs to explore how the health of these waterways are monitored. Come discover some living indicators of water quality in the White Clay Creek. Be prepared to get your feet wet. Pre-registration required, call 302-368-6900. Free Program. White Clay Creek

Mason and Dixon's Post Mark'd West History Hike

Sunday, April 21, 2024

1:00 PM

Join guest speaker Mike Ott for this exciting program. The Mason Dixon Line often cited in reference to the Civil War was really a survey to mark two large land holder’s properties. The east-west boundary line began its history right here in the park. Join us on a moderate hike to this historic marker. Bring plenty of water. Space is limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Friday, April 19. Call 302-368-6900 to register and for meeting location.

Add to Calendar 4/21/2024 1:00:00 PM 4/21/2024 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Mason and Dixon's Post Mark'd West History Hike Join guest speaker Mike Ott for this exciting program. The Mason Dixon Line often cited in reference to the Civil War was really a survey to mark two large land holder’s properties. The east-west boundary line began its history right here in the park. Join us on a moderate hike to this historic marker. Bring plenty of water. Space is limited, pre-registration is required by noon, Friday, April 19. Call 302-368-6900 to register and for meeting location. White Clay Creek

Nature Babies Session 2

Monday, April 22, 2024

10:00 AM

For ages birth to 2 1/2. Bring your little ones out for their first nature programs at the park! Cost includes one parent /guardian with child. $30 per child for the series. Register online. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900

Register Online

Add to Calendar 4/22/2024 10:00:00 AM 4/22/2024 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Nature Babies Session 2 For ages birth to 2 1/2. Bring your little ones out for their first nature programs at the park! Cost includes one parent /guardian with child. $30 per child for the series. Register online. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek

Orienteering Adventure

Saturday, April 27, 2024

10:00 AM

Join volunteer Mary Frank from the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association for an intro to orienteering. This is a fun sport that involves navigational skills. Call to register by April 25. 302-368-6900. Free program. Appropriate for ages 5 and up with an adult partner.

Add to Calendar 4/27/2024 10:00:00 AM 4/27/2024 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Orienteering Adventure Join volunteer Mary Frank from the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association for an intro to orienteering. This is a fun sport that involves navigational skills. Call to register by April 25. 302-368-6900. Free program. Appropriate for ages 5 and up with an adult partner. White Clay Creek

Stroll with the Superintendent

Sunday, April 28, 2024

1:00 PM

Hike with Park Superintendent Laura Lee along one of her favorite trails. Dress for the weather; bring plenty of water, and plan about 1 ½ hours of hiking and chatting. Call for meeting location, pre-registration required by noon on April 26. Free.

Add to Calendar 4/28/2024 1:00:00 PM 4/28/2024 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Stroll with the Superintendent Hike with Park Superintendent Laura Lee along one of her favorite trails. Dress for the weather; bring plenty of water, and plan about 1 ½ hours of hiking and chatting. Call for meeting location, pre-registration required by noon on April 26. Free. White Clay Creek

Nature Babies Session 2

Monday, April 29, 2024

10:00 AM

For ages birth to 2 1/2. Bring your little ones out for their first nature programs at the park! Cost includes one parent /guardian with child. $30 per child for the series. Register online. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900

Register Online

Add to Calendar 4/29/2024 10:00:00 AM 4/29/2024 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Nature Babies Session 2 For ages birth to 2 1/2. Bring your little ones out for their first nature programs at the park! Cost includes one parent /guardian with child. $30 per child for the series. Register online. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek

White Clay Creek Fest

Saturday, May 4, 2024

12:00 PM

Join Delaware State Parks, White Clay Wild and Scenic Program, National Park Service, Veolia Water and other organizations to celebrate the White Clay Creek. We will have displays and exhibits related to the healthy water, healthy people, energy, recycling and our natural world. Also enjoy games, hikes, live music, a live bird show, kid’s activities and more! For more info visit www.whiteclay.org. Free

Add to Calendar 5/4/2024 12:00:00 PM 5/4/2024 4:00:00 PM America/New_York White Clay Creek Fest Join Delaware State Parks, White Clay Wild and Scenic Program, National Park Service, Veolia Water and other organizations to celebrate the White Clay Creek. We will have displays and exhibits related to the healthy water, healthy people, energy, recycling and our natural world. Also enjoy games, hikes, live music, a live bird show, kid’s activities and more! For more info visit www.whiteclay.org. Free White Clay Creek

Nature Babies Session 2

Monday, May 6, 2024

10:00 AM

For ages birth to 2 1/2. Bring your little ones out for their first nature programs at the park! Cost includes one parent /guardian with child. $30 per child for the series. Register online. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900

Register Online

Add to Calendar 5/6/2024 10:00:00 AM 5/6/2024 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Nature Babies Session 2 For ages birth to 2 1/2. Bring your little ones out for their first nature programs at the park! Cost includes one parent /guardian with child. $30 per child for the series. Register online. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek

Full Moon Friday

Friday, May 17, 2024

8:00 PM

Join our park naturalist for an evening hike near the full moon. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900 prior to 3 p.m. Meeting location provided upon registration. $6 per person

Register Online

Add to Calendar 5/17/2024 8:00:00 PM 5/17/2024 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Full Moon Friday Join our park naturalist for an evening hike near the full moon. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-368-6900 prior to 3 p.m. Meeting location provided upon registration. $6 per person White Clay Creek

National Kids to Parks Day: White Clay Creek Flotilla

Saturday, May 18, 2024

2:00 PM

Let your creative juices flow by making and decorating a vessel to sail in the creek. Using recyclable materials and the laws of physics, make a boat and test it before our grand parade of ships in the creek. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Register Online

Add to Calendar 5/18/2024 2:00:00 PM 5/18/2024 3:00:00 PM America/New_York National Kids to Parks Day: White Clay Creek Flotilla Let your creative juices flow by making and decorating a vessel to sail in the creek. Using recyclable materials and the laws of physics, make a boat and test it before our grand parade of ships in the creek. All children must be accompanied by an adult. White Clay Creek

Hiking Series

Monday, May 20, 2024

2:00 PM

New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Join our naturalist to explore our trails and learn a bit about the park while you’re out. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Registration required by calling 302-368-6900; meeting location provided upon registration.

Add to Calendar 5/20/2024 2:00:00 PM 5/20/2024 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hiking Series New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Join our naturalist to explore our trails and learn a bit about the park while you’re out. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Registration required by calling 302-368-6900; meeting location provided upon registration. White Clay Creek

Creek Exploration

Saturday, May 25, 2024

1:00 PM

Join us to explore the Wild and Scenic White Clay! We’ll use buckets and nets to see what may be living in the creek as well as learn a little about the geology of the area. Be prepared to get your feet wet, closed toed water shoes or old sneakers recommended. Pre-registration require, call 302-368-6900. Free program.

Add to Calendar 5/25/2024 1:00:00 PM 5/25/2024 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creek Exploration Join us to explore the Wild and Scenic White Clay! We’ll use buckets and nets to see what may be living in the creek as well as learn a little about the geology of the area. Be prepared to get your feet wet, closed toed water shoes or old sneakers recommended. Pre-registration require, call 302-368-6900. Free program. White Clay Creek