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Events + Programs


Covid-19 Notice

All state park events and programs have been canceled until further notice in accordance with the current state of emergency in Delaware.

Delaware State Parks now offer programming online! Park interpreters provide virtual programs through a new series of videos posted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Delaware State Parks’ Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts. History lessons, scavenger hunts, virtual hikes and other activities are featured on the Delaware State Parks Adventure Blog every Tuesday and Thursday. In addition, each state park now has a designated day of the week to post special content on their individual Facebook pages. All virtual content is available for the public to view at any time on our #DailyParks page.

For more information about current operations in Delaware State Parks, visit our Covid-19 Information page.

Posted 5/12/20

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Thursday, June 04 at 8:00 PM

Featured Program: First Lantern Tour of the Season: Presbyterian Churchyard at First State Heritage Park

Meet important figures from Dover’s history among the weathered and waiting tombstones. Tour space is limited; please call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your lantern.

$10 per person

Add to Calendar 6/4/2020 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: First Lantern Tour of the Season: Presbyterian Churchyard Meet important figures from Dover’s history among the weathered and waiting tombstones. Tour space is limited; please call (302) 739-9194 to reserve your lantern. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, June 07 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/7/2020 1:00:00 PM 6/7/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, June 08 at 12:00 AM

Young Explorers: A Walk in the Woods - CANCELLED at Bellevue State Park

Each day, explore a nature topic through a hands-on hike and nature craft. Daily activities relate to the theme of the week and are documented on our “Look What We Did Today” wall for parents to see. Each week will be different, so sign up for one or all three! *Note: Before care is available, but no after care.

$115 per week

Add to Calendar 6/8/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/12/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Young Explorers: A Walk in the Woods - CANCELLED Each day, explore a nature topic through a hands-on hike and nature craft. Daily activities relate to the theme of the week and are documented on our “Look What We Did Today” wall for parents to see. Each week will be different, so sign up for one or all three! *Note: Before care is available, but no after care. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 08 at 12:00 AM

Color Me Wild! - CANCELLED at Brandywine Zoo

Animals come in all shapes, sizes, and COLORS! Learn about our many colorful creatures, each day focusing on a different color!

$120/$100 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 6/8/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/12/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Color Me Wild! - CANCELLED Animals come in all shapes, sizes, and COLORS! Learn about our many colorful creatures, each day focusing on a different color! Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 14 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/14/2020 1:00:00 PM 6/14/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Conservation Tech - CANCELLED at Brandywine Zoo

From GPS tags to camera traps, high-tech to low-tech, learn about all of the cool technology that conservationists use to study wildlife, plus get some hands-on practice!

$315/$285 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Conservation Tech - CANCELLED From GPS tags to camera traps, high-tech to low-tech, learn about all of the cool technology that conservationists use to study wildlife, plus get some hands-on practice! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Wild in the Park - CANCELLED at Lums Pond State Park

Get ready for a week of discovering all things wild about the park. Dip net along the pond’s edge to discover the true creatures living under the surface! Paddleboat the pond in search of wildlife along the pond. Campers will enjoy a special visit from the Brandywine Zoo!

$225

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wild in the Park - CANCELLED Get ready for a week of discovering all things wild about the park. Dip net along the pond’s edge to discover the true creatures living under the surface! Paddleboat the pond in search of wildlife along the pond. Campers will enjoy a special visit from the Brandywine Zoo! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Nature Explorers Session 1 - CANCELLED at Brandywine Creek State Park

Every day is a new adventure! Join us this week to explore the different habitats around our park and the creatures that call them home. Visit the meadows, forest, scenic hills, and even the creek. Do themed crafts and games, and learn all about nature.

$165

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Explorers Session 1 - CANCELLED Every day is a new adventure! Join us this week to explore the different habitats around our park and the creatures that call them home. Visit the meadows, forest, scenic hills, and even the creek. Do themed crafts and games, and learn all about nature. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Continental Creatures - CANCELLED at Brandywine Zoo

Grab your passport and take off on a journey to learn about wildlife from around the world! Each day we will discuss a new continent and the animals that call it home.

$215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Continental Creatures - CANCELLED Grab your passport and take off on a journey to learn about wildlife from around the world! Each day we will discuss a new continent and the animals that call it home. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Nature Rock Climbing Camp - CANCELLED at Alapocas Run State Park

Learn to climb, make some friends and have great nature adventures. Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing while exploring the natural word in Alapocas Run State Park. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day.

$275 per camper

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Rock Climbing Camp - CANCELLED Learn to climb, make some friends and have great nature adventures. Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing while exploring the natural word in Alapocas Run State Park. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Amazing Animals - CANCELLED at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Amazing Animals - CANCELLED Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Junior Fishing - CANCELLED at Bellevue State Park

Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp.

$210

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Fishing - CANCELLED Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Creekin' for Critters - CANCELLED at White Clay Creek State Park

Spend the week exploring the creek! Meet new friends and make fun crafts! Play awesome outdoor games as we discover the habitats of the animals in the park.

$110

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creekin' for Critters - CANCELLED Spend the week exploring the creek! Meet new friends and make fun crafts! Play awesome outdoor games as we discover the habitats of the animals in the park. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Discovery Camp Lunch Bunch - CANCELLED at White Clay Creek State Park

Pack a lunch, extend the friend time and stay an extra hour for a picnic, story and fun time. Pick up is at 1 p.m.

$35 per week/$10 per day

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discovery Camp Lunch Bunch - CANCELLED Pack a lunch, extend the friend time and stay an extra hour for a picnic, story and fun time. Pick up is at 1 p.m. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Wilderness Survival - CANCELLED at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Check out our other great offerings!

$225

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wilderness Survival - CANCELLED This camp is full. Check out our other great offerings! White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 15 at 12:00 AM

Moving in Nature - CANCELLED at Cape Henlopen State Park

Get in the grove as we seek out what moves and how by land, air and sea. We’ll keep things going with cool crafts and fun activities, too.

$115

Add to Calendar 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Moving in Nature - CANCELLED Get in the grove as we seek out what moves and how by land, air and sea. We’ll keep things going with cool crafts and fun activities, too. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 20 at 6:00 AM

6th Annual Kids Catch All - CANCELLED at Indian River Marina

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Indian River Marina and Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva have reluctantly decided to cancel the June 20-21, 2020 event. We will however, work hard to put together another great tournament for 2021. We would like to thank our supporters and participants for their ongoing support!

Add to Calendar 6/20/2020 6:00:00 AM 6/21/2020 8:00:00 PM America/New_York 6th Annual Kids Catch All - CANCELLED Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Indian River Marina and Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva have reluctantly decided to cancel the June 20-21, 2020 event. We will however, work hard to put together another great tournament for 2021. We would like to thank our supporters and participants for their ongoing support! Indian River Marina

Sunday, June 21 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2020 1:00:00 PM 6/21/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Animal Handling 101: a Training Course just for Teens! - CANCELLED at Brandywine Zoo

During this week, campers will undertake a full week of animal handling training! Campers will receive the same training in animal handling, policies and protocols, and program delivery that our staff and volunteers get when they train to present Ambassador Animals for education programs. Additionally, campers will beef up their animal facts and hone their public presentation skills in preparation for delivering their own public program with an Ambassador Animal on the last day of camp. Please note that campers MUST provide proof of a negative TB skin test within the last year (365 days) from camp start date (June 22) upon registration to handle vertebrate animals.

$315/$285 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Animal Handling 101: a Training Course just for Teens! - CANCELLED During this week, campers will undertake a full week of animal handling training! Campers will receive the same training in animal handling, policies and protocols, and program delivery that our staff and volunteers get when they train to present Ambassador Animals for education programs. Additionally, campers will beef up their animal facts and hone their public presentation skills in preparation for delivering their own public program with an Ambassador Animal on the last day of camp. Please note that campers MUST provide proof of a negative TB skin test within the last year (365 days) from camp start date (June 22) upon registration to handle vertebrate animals. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Working with Animals - CANCELLED at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Check out our other great offerings!

$235

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Working with Animals - CANCELLED This camp is full. Check out our other great offerings! White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Caring for Animals - CANCELLED at White Clay Creek State Park

Campers will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both. There will be plenty of time for outdoor play near the creek this week! Animal themed crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp.

$220

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Caring for Animals - CANCELLED Campers will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both. There will be plenty of time for outdoor play near the creek this week! Animal themed crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Creepy Crawlers - CANCELLED at Killens Pond State Park

Discover what slithers and crawls, what swims and flies, and what’s slimy, scaly, smooth, and fuzzy. Through games, crafts, and discovery activities campers will learn all about how and why these creepy crawlers are everywhere.

$175

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creepy Crawlers - CANCELLED Discover what slithers and crawls, what swims and flies, and what’s slimy, scaly, smooth, and fuzzy. Through games, crafts, and discovery activities campers will learn all about how and why these creepy crawlers are everywhere. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Digging the Coast - CANCELLED at Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover some of the wildlife mysteries of Cape, as we dig into the different habitats in the park and find out what makes the coast the most.

$200

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Digging the Coast - CANCELLED Discover some of the wildlife mysteries of Cape, as we dig into the different habitats in the park and find out what makes the coast the most. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Trailblazers - CANCELLED at Trap Pond State Park

Calling all adventurers! Put your survival skills to the test during the three overnight stays in our primitive camping area with planned nightly activities (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday night). Daytime activities will include hiking, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing at Trap Pond, along with trips for a sailing adventure on the Rehoboth Bay and visit to Cape Henlopen Beach.

$375

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Trailblazers - CANCELLED Calling all adventurers! Put your survival skills to the test during the three overnight stays in our primitive camping area with planned nightly activities (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday night). Daytime activities will include hiking, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing at Trap Pond, along with trips for a sailing adventure on the Rehoboth Bay and visit to Cape Henlopen Beach. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Junior Fishing - CANCELLED at Bellevue State Park

Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp.

$210

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Fishing - CANCELLED Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Rock Climbing Adventure Camp - CANCELLED at Alapocas Run State Park

Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will learn the basics, climb and hike at Alapocas Run State Park, and canoe on a pond. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day.

$275 per camper

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Rock Climbing Adventure Camp - CANCELLED Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will learn the basics, climb and hike at Alapocas Run State Park, and canoe on a pond. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Water Wonders - CANCELLED at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Water Wonders - CANCELLED Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Volunteerism Camp - CANCELLED at Bellevue State Park

Visit different local sites throughout the week to participate in daily service projects and learn about the organization’s activities and volunteer opportunities. Service projects include experiences such as packing food, a canoe clean-up, and gardening. This qualifies for hours of service needed for school. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 45 minutes away.

$225

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Volunteerism Camp - CANCELLED Visit different local sites throughout the week to participate in daily service projects and learn about the organization’s activities and volunteer opportunities. Service projects include experiences such as packing food, a canoe clean-up, and gardening. This qualifies for hours of service needed for school. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 45 minutes away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Nature Wonders Session 1 - CANCELLED at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join us for mornings full of nature exploration and play! Each day has a fun theme: Marvelous Mammals, Homey Habitats, Insect Inspectors, Wonderful Water, and Wings & Things. Learn about the creatures that live in the park then go explore where they might live! Make fun crafts and play new and exciting games every day. On Friday we will have a craft show and presentation for the parents at 11:30 a.m.

$125

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Session 1 - CANCELLED Join us for mornings full of nature exploration and play! Each day has a fun theme: Marvelous Mammals, Homey Habitats, Insect Inspectors, Wonderful Water, and Wings & Things. Learn about the creatures that live in the park then go explore where they might live! Make fun crafts and play new and exciting games every day. On Friday we will have a craft show and presentation for the parents at 11:30 a.m. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch (Session 1) - CANCELLED at Brandywine Creek State Park

Pack a lunch and join your new friends for an extra hour while you munch and chat! Maybe even play an extra game or make an extra craft if you have time. Available to all sessions of Nature Wonders (except Fridays because of the presentation at 11:30).

$30 per week/session or $7 per day

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/25/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch (Session 1) - CANCELLED Pack a lunch and join your new friends for an extra hour while you munch and chat! Maybe even play an extra game or make an extra craft if you have time. Available to all sessions of Nature Wonders (except Fridays because of the presentation at 11:30). Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Animal Super Powers! - CANCELLED at Brandywine Zoo

Animals have amazing super powers to help them survive in their environments! Learn about different animal powers and adaptations through activities, crafts, and live animal encounters.

$215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Animal Super Powers! - CANCELLED Animals have amazing super powers to help them survive in their environments! Learn about different animal powers and adaptations through activities, crafts, and live animal encounters. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Wildlife Ranger Adventures - CANCELLED at Lums Pond State Park

Kayak the pond in search of wildlife and learn about the adventures you can have when working with wildlife! Peak behind the scenes in conservation efforts, conduct wildlife research, and meet special guests who work to protect our parks including Lums Ponds Natural Resource Police and Delaware State Parks’ K9 Officer, Leo.

$225

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife Ranger Adventures - CANCELLED Kayak the pond in search of wildlife and learn about the adventures you can have when working with wildlife! Peak behind the scenes in conservation efforts, conduct wildlife research, and meet special guests who work to protect our parks including Lums Ponds Natural Resource Police and Delaware State Parks’ K9 Officer, Leo. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, June 22 at 12:00 AM

Outdoor Adventures Session 1 - CANCELLED at Brandywine Creek State Park

Protect the park! Come join us this week to learn all about the history of the park. Learn how to help us preserve nature while exploring all that the park has to offer. Hike to the park ruins, create maps and learn about orienteering, tube down the Brandywine, and even take a trip to Fort Delaware!

$270

Add to Calendar 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventures Session 1 - CANCELLED Protect the park! Come join us this week to learn all about the history of the park. Learn how to help us preserve nature while exploring all that the park has to offer. Hike to the park ruins, create maps and learn about orienteering, tube down the Brandywine, and even take a trip to Fort Delaware! Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, June 28 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2020 1:00:00 PM 6/28/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Jr Zoo Keepers Basics (A) - CANCELLED at Brandywine Zoo

Join us for an exclusive peek at a day in the life of a zoo keeper! Campers will see how we care for our animals, visit some behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to feed and maintain so many different animal habitats in the zoo every day. Plus, they will even complete enrichment projects that they will give to the animals at the end of the week.

$315/$285 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr Zoo Keepers Basics (A) - CANCELLED Join us for an exclusive peek at a day in the life of a zoo keeper! Campers will see how we care for our animals, visit some behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to feed and maintain so many different animal habitats in the zoo every day. Plus, they will even complete enrichment projects that they will give to the animals at the end of the week. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Pirates of the Pond - CANCELLED at Lums Pond State Park

Aargh you ready for some mid-summer fun with a week of water play, pirate games and treasure hunts? Includes nature exploration, animal encounters, crafts, and lots of water activities like water balloons, sprinklers, paddle boating, and dip netting in the pond.

$225

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pirates of the Pond - CANCELLED Aargh you ready for some mid-summer fun with a week of water play, pirate games and treasure hunts? Includes nature exploration, animal encounters, crafts, and lots of water activities like water balloons, sprinklers, paddle boating, and dip netting in the pond. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Wildlife Mythbusters - CANCELLED at Brandywine Zoo

Can chameleons change colors? Can porcupines shoot their quills? Discover what is real and bust the myths of the animal kingdom!

$215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife Mythbusters - CANCELLED Can chameleons change colors? Can porcupines shoot their quills? Discover what is real and bust the myths of the animal kingdom! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Nature Arts - CANCELLED at Brandywine Creek State Park

Explore what nature has to offer through drawing, painting, sculpture, and other arts and crafts! Make houses for birds, paint with leaves, draw with shadows and chalk, make jewelry from rocks, draw your favorite animals, make your own art supplies, and much more!

$250 (includes materials)

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Arts - CANCELLED Explore what nature has to offer through drawing, painting, sculpture, and other arts and crafts! Make houses for birds, paint with leaves, draw with shadows and chalk, make jewelry from rocks, draw your favorite animals, make your own art supplies, and much more! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Out of This World - CANCELLED at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Out of This World - CANCELLED Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Nature Rock Climbing Camp - CANCELLED at Alapocas Run State Park

Learn to climb, make some friends and have great nature adventures. Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing while exploring the natural word in Alapocas Run State Park. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day.

$275 per camper

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Rock Climbing Camp - CANCELLED Learn to climb, make some friends and have great nature adventures. Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing while exploring the natural word in Alapocas Run State Park. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Junior Fishing - CANCELLED at Bellevue State Park

Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp.

$210

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Fishing - CANCELLED Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Cardboard Boat Challenge - CANCELLED at Trap Pond State Park

Join us for Trap Pond’s first Cardboard Boat Challenge. Learn about the science behind cardboard boats. Build and test model size cardboard boats. Camp will conclude with the construction of the Day Camp Boat that the camp counselors will use to race in the Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Blades Marina this August.

$150

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Cardboard Boat Challenge - CANCELLED Join us for Trap Pond’s first Cardboard Boat Challenge. Learn about the science behind cardboard boats. Build and test model size cardboard boats. Camp will conclude with the construction of the Day Camp Boat that the camp counselors will use to race in the Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Blades Marina this August. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Fun in Fitness - CANCELLED at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy the endless ways to stay active outdoors from yoga, rock climbing, and kayaking to hiking and fishing. Learn how to prepare yourself for high adventure activities to keep you safe and fit while having fun. This action packed camp will be filled with games, trips to the Killens Pond Life Course, and an obstacle course to test your skills at the end of the week. Travel time: Delaware Rock Gym (1 hour).

$195

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fun in Fitness - CANCELLED Enjoy the endless ways to stay active outdoors from yoga, rock climbing, and kayaking to hiking and fishing. Learn how to prepare yourself for high adventure activities to keep you safe and fit while having fun. This action packed camp will be filled with games, trips to the Killens Pond Life Course, and an obstacle course to test your skills at the end of the week. Travel time: Delaware Rock Gym (1 hour). Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Colors of Nature - CANCELLED at Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience all the colors of Cape as we search the spectrum of nature’s possibilities, making colorful crafts, and a playing a rainbow of games.

$115

Add to Calendar 6/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Colors of Nature - CANCELLED Experience all the colors of Cape as we search the spectrum of nature’s possibilities, making colorful crafts, and a playing a rainbow of games. Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, July 05 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2020 1:00:00 PM 7/5/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Living History at Killens Pond State Park

Experience the rich history of Delaware. Travel back in time to Colonial, Civil War, and World War II eras. Ride in the steam cars at Auburn Valley State Park, and tour Historical Dover, Fort Miles and Fort Delaware. Travel times: First State Heritage Park (30 minutes), Fort Miles (1 hour), Auburn Valley (1 hour, 20 minutes), and Fort Delaware (1 hour).

$195

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Living History Experience the rich history of Delaware. Travel back in time to Colonial, Civil War, and World War II eras. Ride in the steam cars at Auburn Valley State Park, and tour Historical Dover, Fort Miles and Fort Delaware. Travel times: First State Heritage Park (30 minutes), Fort Miles (1 hour), Auburn Valley (1 hour, 20 minutes), and Fort Delaware (1 hour). Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Art in the Park at Trap Pond State Park

Do you love arts and crafts? This is the camp for you. Enjoy adventures around the park to draw inspiration for your works of art. Paint pictures, do a variety of crafts, and even build a birdhouse to take home.

$175

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Art in the Park Do you love arts and crafts? This is the camp for you. Enjoy adventures around the park to draw inspiration for your works of art. Paint pictures, do a variety of crafts, and even build a birdhouse to take home. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Cape Adventures at Cape Henlopen State Park

Challenge yourself as part of a team that catches fish, tracks animals and seeks out the wild side of the park!

$200

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Cape Adventures Challenge yourself as part of a team that catches fish, tracks animals and seeks out the wild side of the park! Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Knights, Gnomes & Fairies of the White Clay Kingdom at White Clay Creek State Park

Explore the enchanted “kingdom” of the White Clay Valley during this week of crafting fairy homes and castles, and use your imagination during many other themed crafts and games. Visitors to camp may include our Natural Resource “Knights” and Naturalist Forest “Fairy.”

$210

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Knights, Gnomes & Fairies of the White Clay Kingdom Explore the enchanted “kingdom” of the White Clay Valley during this week of crafting fairy homes and castles, and use your imagination during many other themed crafts and games. Visitors to camp may include our Natural Resource “Knights” and Naturalist Forest “Fairy.” White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Adventure Rangers at White Clay Creek State Park

Park Rangers have an exciting and important job when it comes to protecting and conserving our park. Spend the week exploring the park through the eyes of a Park Ranger, which includes meeting wildlife guests, animal tracking, and special conservation activities.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Adventure Rangers Park Rangers have an exciting and important job when it comes to protecting and conserving our park. Spend the week exploring the park through the eyes of a Park Ranger, which includes meeting wildlife guests, animal tracking, and special conservation activities. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Jr Zoo Keepers Advanced (A) at Brandywine Zoo

Are you thinking about becoming a zoo keeper? Discover how our animals are cared for, practice your husbandry skills cleaning animal habitats, prepare animal diets or enrichment in our commissary, visit behind-the-scenes areas to see how the zoo really “works,” explore different careers in zoos, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom!

$315/$285 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr Zoo Keepers Advanced (A) Are you thinking about becoming a zoo keeper? Discover how our animals are cared for, practice your husbandry skills cleaning animal habitats, prepare animal diets or enrichment in our commissary, visit behind-the-scenes areas to see how the zoo really “works,” explore different careers in zoos, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Junior Naturalist at Bellevue State Park

Explore a different nature theme each day through outdoor exploration, discussions and hands-on activities or crafts. Campers will use their experiences to create a nature journal for the week.

$210

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Naturalist Explore a different nature theme each day through outdoor exploration, discussions and hands-on activities or crafts. Campers will use their experiences to create a nature journal for the week. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Rock Climbing Adventure Camp at Alapocas Run State Park

Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will learn the basics, climb and hike at Alapocas Run State Park, and canoe on a pond. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day.

$275 per camper

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Rock Climbing Adventure Camp Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will learn the basics, climb and hike at Alapocas Run State Park, and canoe on a pond. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Wild Wild West at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Wild Wild West Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Fishing Camp at Bellevue State Park

Campers travel to different fishing sites each day including an offshore charter boat trip and a canoe trip on the Brandywine. Participants will learn about fresh and saltwater fishing, fly fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. This camp is appropriate for all skill levels. Campers may bring their own equipment; however, all necessary supplies are included. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away.

$300

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fishing Camp Campers travel to different fishing sites each day including an offshore charter boat trip and a canoe trip on the Brandywine. Participants will learn about fresh and saltwater fishing, fly fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. This camp is appropriate for all skill levels. Campers may bring their own equipment; however, all necessary supplies are included. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Water Adventures at Brandywine Creek State Park

Cool off this week as we explore the creek, the marsh, and ponds around our park! Learn about the science of water with fun activities, games, and experiments. Play water games, fish and hike in the creek, and tube down the Brandywine! Campers must be able to swim.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Water Adventures Cool off this week as we explore the creek, the marsh, and ponds around our park! Learn about the science of water with fun activities, games, and experiments. Play water games, fish and hike in the creek, and tube down the Brandywine! Campers must be able to swim. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Wilderness Survival Session 1 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Prepare for the outdoors and learn the principles of Leave No Trace. What goes in to a survival kit? How do you use a map and compass? From knot tying and shelter building, learning about native plants, basic first aid, emergency preparedness, campfire safety, hiking the trails, and relaxing with a tubing trip down the Brandywine, this week will be full of cool lessons and fun games!

$225

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wilderness Survival Session 1 Prepare for the outdoors and learn the principles of Leave No Trace. What goes in to a survival kit? How do you use a map and compass? From knot tying and shelter building, learning about native plants, basic first aid, emergency preparedness, campfire safety, hiking the trails, and relaxing with a tubing trip down the Brandywine, this week will be full of cool lessons and fun games! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Art Safari at Brandywine Zoo

Discover and be inspired by the amazing art created by animals, or of animals, around the world! Every day we’ll create a new project inspired by the wild artists around us while exploring different mediums.

$215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Art Safari Discover and be inspired by the amazing art created by animals, or of animals, around the world! Every day we’ll create a new project inspired by the wild artists around us while exploring different mediums. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 06 at 12:00 AM

Lums Pond Outdoor Survivors at Lums Pond State Park

Hone those outdoor survival skills by making bamboo fishing poles, hiking sticks, and lean-tos. Meet outdoor professionals who will teach campfire making and archery. This camp will include a special trip to Fort Delaware to learn how they survived on the island. We will also experience Go Ape’s Junior course to see what Lums looks like from above.

$250

Add to Calendar 7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Lums Pond Outdoor Survivors Hone those outdoor survival skills by making bamboo fishing poles, hiking sticks, and lean-tos. Meet outdoor professionals who will teach campfire making and archery. This camp will include a special trip to Fort Delaware to learn how they survived on the island. We will also experience Go Ape’s Junior course to see what Lums looks like from above. Lums Pond State Park

Tuesday, July 07 at 12:00 AM

Junior Lifeguard Program at Cape Henlopen State Park

This fun and educational program for children ages 9 to 16 years is designed to teach the importance of water safety, surf rescue techniques, minor first aid, and respect for natural resources, and to provide children with the knowledge and experience of true ocean rescuers. To be eligible for the Junior Lifeguard Program, each participant must have minimum swimming ability. Those who are unable to tread water or do not have basic swimming skills will not be allowed to participate. Tuesdays and Thursdays only, 8 to 9:30 a.m., July 7 through August 4.

$25 + optional uniform fee

Add to Calendar 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/4/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Lifeguard Program This fun and educational program for children ages 9 to 16 years is designed to teach the importance of water safety, surf rescue techniques, minor first aid, and respect for natural resources, and to provide children with the knowledge and experience of true ocean rescuers. To be eligible for the Junior Lifeguard Program, each participant must have minimum swimming ability. Those who are unable to tread water or do not have basic swimming skills will not be allowed to participate. Tuesdays and Thursdays only, 8 to 9:30 a.m., July 7 through August 4. Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, July 12 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2020 1:00:00 PM 7/12/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Fish, Fish, Fish at Lums Pond State Park

Campers spend the week making lures, learning knot tying and of course, fishing! We’ll practice casting, make fish prints, and do some science experiments! Includes a field trip to get an up-close look at Delaware’s native fish and a Friday fishing tournament where everyone’s a winner!

$225

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fish, Fish, Fish Campers spend the week making lures, learning knot tying and of course, fishing! We’ll practice casting, make fish prints, and do some science experiments! Includes a field trip to get an up-close look at Delaware’s native fish and a Friday fishing tournament where everyone’s a winner! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Jr Zoo Keepers Basics (B) at Brandywine Zoo

Join us for an exclusive peek at a day in the life of a zoo keeper! Campers will see how we care for our animals, visit some behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to feed and maintain so many different animal habitats in the zoo every day. Plus, they will even complete enrichment projects that they will give to the animals at the end of the week.

$315/$285 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr Zoo Keepers Basics (B) Join us for an exclusive peek at a day in the life of a zoo keeper! Campers will see how we care for our animals, visit some behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to feed and maintain so many different animal habitats in the zoo every day. Plus, they will even complete enrichment projects that they will give to the animals at the end of the week. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Outdoor Adventures Session 2 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Get wet and wild! Come join us this week to learn all about water. Explore the different areas of water we have in the parks. Do a stream study, hike in the creek, go fishing, float down the Brandywine in a tube, then paddle down in a canoe, and take a trip to the water park at Killens Pond!

$270

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventures Session 2 Get wet and wild! Come join us this week to learn all about water. Explore the different areas of water we have in the parks. Do a stream study, hike in the creek, go fishing, float down the Brandywine in a tube, then paddle down in a canoe, and take a trip to the water park at Killens Pond! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Disguises and Surprises at Brandywine Zoo

Camouflage and mimicry. Playing dead and acting tough. Learn about animal masters of deception and the secrets behind their disguises and surprises!

$215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Disguises and Surprises Camouflage and mimicry. Playing dead and acting tough. Learn about animal masters of deception and the secrets behind their disguises and surprises! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Young Explorers: Nature's Rainbows at Bellevue State Park

Each day, explore a nature topic through a hands-on hike and nature craft. Daily activities relate to the theme of the week and are documented on our “Look What We Did Today” wall for parents to see. Each week will be different, so sign up for one or all three! *Note: Before care is available, but no after care.

$115 per week

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Young Explorers: Nature's Rainbows Each day, explore a nature topic through a hands-on hike and nature craft. Daily activities relate to the theme of the week and are documented on our “Look What We Did Today” wall for parents to see. Each week will be different, so sign up for one or all three! *Note: Before care is available, but no after care. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Nature Wonders Session 2 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join us for mornings full of nature exploration and play! Each day has a fun theme: Marvelous Mammals, Homey Habitats, Insect Inspectors, Wonderful Water, and Wings & Things. Learn about the creatures that live in the park then go explore where they might live! Make fun crafts and play new and exciting games every day. On Friday we will have a craft show and presentation for the parents at 11:30 a.m.

$125

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Session 2 Join us for mornings full of nature exploration and play! Each day has a fun theme: Marvelous Mammals, Homey Habitats, Insect Inspectors, Wonderful Water, and Wings & Things. Learn about the creatures that live in the park then go explore where they might live! Make fun crafts and play new and exciting games every day. On Friday we will have a craft show and presentation for the parents at 11:30 a.m. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch (Session 2) at Brandywine Creek State Park

Pack a lunch and join your new friends for an extra hour while you munch and chat! Maybe even play an extra game or make an extra craft if you have time. Available to all sessions of Nature Wonders (except Fridays because of the presentation at 11:30).

$30 per week/session or $7 per day

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch (Session 2) Pack a lunch and join your new friends for an extra hour while you munch and chat! Maybe even play an extra game or make an extra craft if you have time. Available to all sessions of Nature Wonders (except Fridays because of the presentation at 11:30). Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Winter in July at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Winter in July Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Rock and Rappel Climbing Camp at Alapocas Run State Park

Challenge your mental and physical skills while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will discover the basics of top rope climbing, belaying and rappelling while having an adventure. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day.

$325 per camper

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Rock and Rappel Climbing Camp Challenge your mental and physical skills while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will discover the basics of top rope climbing, belaying and rappelling while having an adventure. Climbing equipment is provided. After care is available 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., $35 for the week or $10 per day. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Mines & Minerals: Creek Explorations at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full and no longer accepting registrations. Here's what you missed: Are you familiar with things like obsidian and mycelium in the virtual world? How great would it be to see and touch the real thing in the natural world? Explore many amazing geologic and natural features of the Earth with a week of hands-on construction and experimentation, along with plenty of time for fun at the creek.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Mines & Minerals: Creek Explorations This camp is full and no longer accepting registrations. Here's what you missed: Are you familiar with things like obsidian and mycelium in the virtual world? How great would it be to see and touch the real thing in the natural world? Explore many amazing geologic and natural features of the Earth with a week of hands-on construction and experimentation, along with plenty of time for fun at the creek. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Fantastic Frogs and Feathers at White Clay Creek State Park

Frogs are hopping, birds are chirping and the creek is flowing during this fun summer camp! Campers will dig deeper into our animal world at the creek with nets searching for frogs and toads, and on hikes looking for owls and forest friends. Plenty of creek time, active games, crafts and time outside.

$210

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fantastic Frogs and Feathers Frogs are hopping, birds are chirping and the creek is flowing during this fun summer camp! Campers will dig deeper into our animal world at the creek with nets searching for frogs and toads, and on hikes looking for owls and forest friends. Plenty of creek time, active games, crafts and time outside. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Operation Fort Miles at Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Fort Miles history as you develop skills such as code breaking and concealment, then use them to complete an historic mission.

$250

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Operation Fort Miles Experience Fort Miles history as you develop skills such as code breaking and concealment, then use them to complete an historic mission. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Fishing Frenzy at Trap Pond State Park

Beginners welcome for this spectacular camp. Learn the basics of knot tying, casting, and fish identification. We will fish from the banks, bridges, and docks as we learn about our aquatic pond life. Friday will feature our annual fishing tournament. Everyone’s a winner!

$150

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fishing Frenzy Beginners welcome for this spectacular camp. Learn the basics of knot tying, casting, and fish identification. We will fish from the banks, bridges, and docks as we learn about our aquatic pond life. Friday will feature our annual fishing tournament. Everyone’s a winner! Trap Pond State Park

Monday, July 13 at 12:00 AM

Pirate Adventures at Killens Pond State Park

Ahoy Matey! Discover treasure from shipwrecks off the Delaware coastline, build your own pirate ship, use the seining techniques of sailors, and dress up in your best pirate gear for the final day and follow the map to the hidden treasure! Travel times: Indian River Life-Saving Station (1 hour) and Cape Henlopen (1 hour).

$195

Add to Calendar 7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pirate Adventures Ahoy Matey! Discover treasure from shipwrecks off the Delaware coastline, build your own pirate ship, use the seining techniques of sailors, and dress up in your best pirate gear for the final day and follow the map to the hidden treasure! Travel times: Indian River Life-Saving Station (1 hour) and Cape Henlopen (1 hour). Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, July 19 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/19/2020 1:00:00 PM 7/19/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Wilderness Survival Camp at Killens Pond State Park

Learn what it takes to prepare for outdoor adventure activities like backpacking, camping, and boating. Put your skills to the test and become a master at shelter building, fire safety, orienteering, and a wide range of primitive skills. The week will end with overnight camping at the park on Thursday. Dinner on Thursday, breakfast and lunch on Friday will be provided.

$250

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wilderness Survival Camp Learn what it takes to prepare for outdoor adventure activities like backpacking, camping, and boating. Put your skills to the test and become a master at shelter building, fire safety, orienteering, and a wide range of primitive skills. The week will end with overnight camping at the park on Thursday. Dinner on Thursday, breakfast and lunch on Friday will be provided. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Fishing Fanatics at Trap Pond State Park

This traveling fishing camp is for our more experienced anglers. We will venture out to a new fishing hotspot each day. Bring your own gear or borrow ours. Destinations will include the Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier, the Nanticoke River, and a charter boat on the Atlantic Ocean.

$200

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fishing Fanatics This traveling fishing camp is for our more experienced anglers. We will venture out to a new fishing hotspot each day. Bring your own gear or borrow ours. Destinations will include the Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier, the Nanticoke River, and a charter boat on the Atlantic Ocean. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Chilling at the Beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out how the plants and animals of Cape beat the heat, as we explore different “cool” places in the park.

$200

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Chilling at the Beach Find out how the plants and animals of Cape beat the heat, as we explore different “cool” places in the park. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Creek Creations at White Clay Creek State Park

The creek and its surrounding areas offer lots of natural materials to be used for crafts and activities! During this fun-filled week learn about the creek’s gems, conduct cool experiments, and of course enjoy time playing in and around the creek.

$210

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creek Creations The creek and its surrounding areas offer lots of natural materials to be used for crafts and activities! During this fun-filled week learn about the creek’s gems, conduct cool experiments, and of course enjoy time playing in and around the creek. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Outdoor Adventure Skills at White Clay Creek State Park

Challenge yourself as we test our skills rock climbing at Alapocas, kayaking at Lums Pond, and beginner mountain biking at White Clay (mtn. bikes available to borrow or bring your own). We’ll wrap up the week with a bike ride to a cool spot in town. Campers must be able to swim and bring a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet.

$235

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Skills Challenge yourself as we test our skills rock climbing at Alapocas, kayaking at Lums Pond, and beginner mountain biking at White Clay (mtn. bikes available to borrow or bring your own). We’ll wrap up the week with a bike ride to a cool spot in town. Campers must be able to swim and bring a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Jr Zoo Keepers Advanced (B) at Brandywine Zoo

Are you thinking about becoming a zoo keeper? Discover how our animals are cared for, practice your husbandry skills cleaning animal habitats, prepare animal diets or enrichment in our commissary, visit behind-the-scenes areas to see how the zoo really “works,” explore different careers in zoos, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom!

$315/$285 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr Zoo Keepers Advanced (B) Are you thinking about becoming a zoo keeper? Discover how our animals are cared for, practice your husbandry skills cleaning animal habitats, prepare animal diets or enrichment in our commissary, visit behind-the-scenes areas to see how the zoo really “works,” explore different careers in zoos, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

The Bellevue Explorers at Bellevue State Park

This camp is for serious nature lovers and adventurers. We will develop your outdoor skills and explore all the many hidden gems at Bellevue. This camp is full of hiking, adventuring and nature crafts.

$210

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York The Bellevue Explorers This camp is for serious nature lovers and adventurers. We will develop your outdoor skills and explore all the many hidden gems at Bellevue. This camp is full of hiking, adventuring and nature crafts. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Mad Scientists at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Mad Scientists Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Fishing Camp at Bellevue State Park

Campers travel to different fishing sites each day including an offshore charter boat trip and a canoe trip on the Brandywine. Participants will learn about fresh and saltwater fishing, fly fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. This camp is appropriate for all skill levels. Campers may bring their own equipment; however, all necessary supplies are included. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away.

$300

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fishing Camp Campers travel to different fishing sites each day including an offshore charter boat trip and a canoe trip on the Brandywine. Participants will learn about fresh and saltwater fishing, fly fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. This camp is appropriate for all skill levels. Campers may bring their own equipment; however, all necessary supplies are included. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Naturalist Adventures at Brandywine Creek State Park

What does a park naturalist do? Learn all about conservation, nature education, and much more as you train to be a mini naturalist! Go blue bird monitoring, orienteer through the old growth forest, meet our corn snake, Cornelius (and learn how we care for him), help search for salamanders and record data, tube down the Brandywine, and even make your own program to present at the end of the week!

$225

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Naturalist Adventures What does a park naturalist do? Learn all about conservation, nature education, and much more as you train to be a mini naturalist! Go blue bird monitoring, orienteer through the old growth forest, meet our corn snake, Cornelius (and learn how we care for him), help search for salamanders and record data, tube down the Brandywine, and even make your own program to present at the end of the week! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Nature Explorers Session 2 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Every day is a new adventure! Join us this week to explore the different habitats around our park and the creatures that call them home. Visit the meadows, forest, scenic hills, and even the creek. Do themed crafts and games, and learn all about nature.

$165

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Explorers Session 2 Every day is a new adventure! Join us this week to explore the different habitats around our park and the creatures that call them home. Visit the meadows, forest, scenic hills, and even the creek. Do themed crafts and games, and learn all about nature. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Animals A to Z at Brandywine Zoo

A is for alligators, B is for bobcats, and C is for condors! Discover the amazing animals of this world, from A to Z.

$120/$100 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Animals A to Z A is for alligators, B is for bobcats, and C is for condors! Discover the amazing animals of this world, from A to Z. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Sports 101 at Lums Pond State Park

This week will be packed full of outdoor sports! Each day campers will play the classics like baseball, basketball and soccer. Campers will also get to learn some games out on the water as we explore the pond by boat. This camp includes a sports related field trip.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Sports 101 This week will be packed full of outdoor sports! Each day campers will play the classics like baseball, basketball and soccer. Campers will also get to learn some games out on the water as we explore the pond by boat. This camp includes a sports related field trip. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, July 26 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2020 1:00:00 PM 7/26/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Traveling Fishing Camp at Lums Pond State Park

This traveling fishing camp will take campers on an adventure to explore some of the best fishing spots in our area. Campers will get to experiment with different types of bait, and head out on the water to test their angling skills!

$250

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Traveling Fishing Camp This traveling fishing camp will take campers on an adventure to explore some of the best fishing spots in our area. Campers will get to experiment with different types of bait, and head out on the water to test their angling skills! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Jr Zoo Keepers Basics (C) at Brandywine Zoo

Join us for an exclusive peek at a day in the life of a zoo keeper! Campers will see how we care for our animals, visit some behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to feed and maintain so many different animal habitats in the zoo every day. Plus, they will even complete enrichment projects that they will give to the animals at the end of the week.

$315/$285 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr Zoo Keepers Basics (C) Join us for an exclusive peek at a day in the life of a zoo keeper! Campers will see how we care for our animals, visit some behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to feed and maintain so many different animal habitats in the zoo every day. Plus, they will even complete enrichment projects that they will give to the animals at the end of the week. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Wilderness Survival Session 2 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Prepare for the outdoors and learn the principles of Leave No Trace. What goes in to a survival kit? How do you use a map and compass? From knot tying and shelter building, learning about native plants, basic first aid, emergency preparedness, campfire safety, hiking the trails, and relaxing with a tubing trip down the Brandywine, this week will be full of cool lessons and fun games!

$225

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wilderness Survival Session 2 Prepare for the outdoors and learn the principles of Leave No Trace. What goes in to a survival kit? How do you use a map and compass? From knot tying and shelter building, learning about native plants, basic first aid, emergency preparedness, campfire safety, hiking the trails, and relaxing with a tubing trip down the Brandywine, this week will be full of cool lessons and fun games! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Nature Scientists Session 1 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Become a Nature Scientist this week as we explore the park and perform fun and cool experiments! Build a bird’s nest from scratch, make film canister rockets, visit the marsh and learn about wetlands, explode fruit, tube down the Brandywine, make a sundial with just your friends and some chalk, learn about non-Newtonian fluids, and craft your very own egg drop container!

$225

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Scientists Session 1 Become a Nature Scientist this week as we explore the park and perform fun and cool experiments! Build a bird’s nest from scratch, make film canister rockets, visit the marsh and learn about wetlands, explode fruit, tube down the Brandywine, make a sundial with just your friends and some chalk, learn about non-Newtonian fluids, and craft your very own egg drop container! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

ZOOlympics at Brandywine Zoo

Every day in the animal kingdom is a competition for survival! Come and learn which animal will take the gold medal for strongest, fastest, sneakiest, or most agile, and try out your skills in our own Summer ZOOlympic Games!

$215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York ZOOlympics Every day in the animal kingdom is a competition for survival! Come and learn which animal will take the gold medal for strongest, fastest, sneakiest, or most agile, and try out your skills in our own Summer ZOOlympic Games! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Extreme Sports Camp with Overnight at Bellevue State Park

Travel to different sites each day for exciting activities such as paintballing, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, archery, Go Ape’s Junior course and more! Safety and team building are also important parts of this awesome camp. No experience is necessary. This week will include a Thursday night overnight program at Bellevue State Park after our whitewater rafting adventure. Call for an updated list of activities for each week. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away.

$350

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Extreme Sports Camp with Overnight Travel to different sites each day for exciting activities such as paintballing, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, archery, Go Ape’s Junior course and more! Safety and team building are also important parts of this awesome camp. No experience is necessary. This week will include a Thursday night overnight program at Bellevue State Park after our whitewater rafting adventure. Call for an updated list of activities for each week. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Bug Adventures at Bellevue State Park

Are you buggy for insects? We will explore the world of insects with hikes, crafts, hands-on activities, discussions and more. By the end of this week you will definitely love bugs!

$210

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Bug Adventures Are you buggy for insects? We will explore the world of insects with hikes, crafts, hands-on activities, discussions and more. By the end of this week you will definitely love bugs! Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Hands on History at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Hands on History Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Single Track Shredders: WCCSP Mountain Bike Focused Camp at White Clay Creek State Park

Campers must be experienced bikers with six or more miles of all-terrain experience. Join other avid young bikers from the region for a week-long mountain biking experience. The week includes rides at White Clay Creek, Brandywine Creek and Middle Run trails. Bike repair, riding techniques, behind the scenes at a bike shop, and coolin’ off in the creek are all part of the mountain bike Camp. Campers should bring their own mountain bike (bikes are available to borrow) and a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet, bike gloves and be able to swim.

$325

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Single Track Shredders: WCCSP Mountain Bike Focused Camp Campers must be experienced bikers with six or more miles of all-terrain experience. Join other avid young bikers from the region for a week-long mountain biking experience. The week includes rides at White Clay Creek, Brandywine Creek and Middle Run trails. Bike repair, riding techniques, behind the scenes at a bike shop, and coolin’ off in the creek are all part of the mountain bike Camp. Campers should bring their own mountain bike (bikes are available to borrow) and a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet, bike gloves and be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Stream Splashers at White Clay Creek State Park

There is nothing like a summer splash in the creek! Campers enjoy a week full of creek play, making and floating their own boats, animal crafts, and enjoying what nature has to offer with their new friends.

$110

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Stream Splashers There is nothing like a summer splash in the creek! Campers enjoy a week full of creek play, making and floating their own boats, animal crafts, and enjoying what nature has to offer with their new friends. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Discovery Camp Lunch Bunch at White Clay Creek State Park

Pack a lunch, extend the friend time and stay an extra hour for a picnic, story and fun time. Pick up is at 1 p.m.

$35 per week/$10 per day

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discovery Camp Lunch Bunch Pack a lunch, extend the friend time and stay an extra hour for a picnic, story and fun time. Pick up is at 1 p.m. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Cape Crusaders at Cape Henlopen State Park

Venture where explorers, pirates and defenders traveled. Hunt for treasure and uncover some of Cape’s mysteries as part of a team.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Cape Crusaders Venture where explorers, pirates and defenders traveled. Hunt for treasure and uncover some of Cape’s mysteries as part of a team. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Creature Feature at Trap Pond State Park

This camp focuses on the wide array of creatures that live here at Trap Pond. We will travel to a local educational farm and have a guest appearance from our friends at the Brandywine Zoo. Our Trap Pond Partners will help campers learn about presenting a puppet show to an audience.

$150

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creature Feature This camp focuses on the wide array of creatures that live here at Trap Pond. We will travel to a local educational farm and have a guest appearance from our friends at the Brandywine Zoo. Our Trap Pond Partners will help campers learn about presenting a puppet show to an audience. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Aquatic Adventures at Killens Pond State Park

Love the water? Want to a fun way to stay cool and beat the heat? Be prepared for a splash from water games, waterslides, and boating activities that make for some great H2O experiences.

$175

Add to Calendar 7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Adventures Love the water? Want to a fun way to stay cool and beat the heat? Be prepared for a splash from water games, waterslides, and boating activities that make for some great H2O experiences. Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, August 02 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2020 1:00:00 PM 8/2/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Junior Naturalist at Killens Pond State Park

Learn what it takes to be a naturalist. Discover the reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, insects, and fish of the park while hiking, kayaking, and fishing. Assist naturalists with the husbandry of our resident Animal Ambassadors. Use artifacts from the nature center collection to create a fun project to put your naturalist skills to the test.

$175

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Naturalist Learn what it takes to be a naturalist. Discover the reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, insects, and fish of the park while hiking, kayaking, and fishing. Assist naturalists with the husbandry of our resident Animal Ambassadors. Use artifacts from the nature center collection to create a fun project to put your naturalist skills to the test. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Vets & Pets at Trap Pond State Park

This camp is for those who aspire to work with animals or want to take good care of their pets. The animals we will learn about will include Monarch Butterflies, reptiles, domestic and even farm animals. Learn from animal care professionals.

$175

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Vets & Pets This camp is for those who aspire to work with animals or want to take good care of their pets. The animals we will learn about will include Monarch Butterflies, reptiles, domestic and even farm animals. Learn from animal care professionals. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Winging through Summer at Cape Henlopen State Park

Not just for the birds and bees, we’ll explore what’s got wings but how plants and animals survive the long summer days.

$200

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Winging through Summer Not just for the birds and bees, we’ll explore what’s got wings but how plants and animals survive the long summer days. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Pirates Treasures: Stream Explorers at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Check out our other great offerings!

$210

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pirates Treasures: Stream Explorers This camp is full. Check out our other great offerings! White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Wild Designs at Brandywine Zoo

How do you build a zoo? What makes great animal habitats? How do you design for multiple species sharing one space? Learn about what goes into designing, planning, and building exhibits and zoos, and design an exhibit of your own!

$315/$285 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wild Designs How do you build a zoo? What makes great animal habitats? How do you design for multiple species sharing one space? Learn about what goes into designing, planning, and building exhibits and zoos, and design an exhibit of your own! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Camp Awesome at White Clay Creek State Park

Enjoy a little bit of everything in this fun-filled camp that highlights all the summer camp favorites! Go tubing on the White Clay, pan for creek gems, meet wildlife guests, venture out to cool spots in the park and create amazing creek art! Must be able to swim.

$225

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Camp Awesome Enjoy a little bit of everything in this fun-filled camp that highlights all the summer camp favorites! Go tubing on the White Clay, pan for creek gems, meet wildlife guests, venture out to cool spots in the park and create amazing creek art! Must be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Pirates Cove at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Pirates Cove Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Intro to Photography at Bellevue State Park

Explore different photography techniques each day with hands-on applications. Parents will be invited to an art show on Friday afternoon highlighting campers’ work throughout the week. All supplies, including two disposable cameras and photo printing costs, are included in the camp fee.

$235

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Photography Explore different photography techniques each day with hands-on applications. Parents will be invited to an art show on Friday afternoon highlighting campers’ work throughout the week. All supplies, including two disposable cameras and photo printing costs, are included in the camp fee. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

ZSI: Zoo Science Investigators at Brandywine Zoo

Investigate the world of behavioral and conservation science. Campers will become researchers and use their observation and investigation skills to better understand animals in our care here at the zoo and in the wild.

$215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York ZSI: Zoo Science Investigators Investigate the world of behavioral and conservation science. Campers will become researchers and use their observation and investigation skills to better understand animals in our care here at the zoo and in the wild. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Nature Scientists Session 2 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Become a Nature Scientist this week as we explore the park and perform fun and cool experiments! Build a bird’s nest from scratch, make film canister rockets, visit the marsh and learn about wetlands, explode fruit, tube down the Brandywine, make a sundial with just your friends and some chalk, learn about non-Newtonian fluids, and craft your very own egg drop container!

$225

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Scientists Session 2 Become a Nature Scientist this week as we explore the park and perform fun and cool experiments! Build a bird’s nest from scratch, make film canister rockets, visit the marsh and learn about wetlands, explode fruit, tube down the Brandywine, make a sundial with just your friends and some chalk, learn about non-Newtonian fluids, and craft your very own egg drop container! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

Outdoor Adventures Session 3 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Challenge your outdoor skills! Come join us this week for an adventure in exploration. Design survival kits, orienteer through the woods, disc golf through the meadows, see who can build the best shelter, go rock climbing at our neighbors Alapocas Run, tube down the Brandywine, and learn about campfires!

$270

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventures Session 3 Challenge your outdoor skills! Come join us this week for an adventure in exploration. Design survival kits, orienteer through the woods, disc golf through the meadows, see who can build the best shelter, go rock climbing at our neighbors Alapocas Run, tube down the Brandywine, and learn about campfires! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, August 03 at 12:00 AM

DE State Parks Travelers at Lums Pond State Park

Campers’ outdoor adventure starts here! We have packed a week full of just a few of the many activities Delaware's state parks have to offer! Campers will start up north with rock climbing at Alapocas and tubing the Brandywine. Back at home base we will swing from the treetops on the Go Ape Junior Course. We will head south to Killens Pond to splash around the waterpark as we finish up the week.

$250

Add to Calendar 8/3/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/7/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York DE State Parks Travelers Campers’ outdoor adventure starts here! We have packed a week full of just a few of the many activities Delaware's state parks have to offer! Campers will start up north with rock climbing at Alapocas and tubing the Brandywine. Back at home base we will swing from the treetops on the Go Ape Junior Course. We will head south to Killens Pond to splash around the waterpark as we finish up the week. Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, August 09 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2020 1:00:00 PM 8/9/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Animal Opposites at Brandywine Zoo

Which animal is the biggest and which is the smallest? How about the fastest and the slowest? Discover animal extremes from around the world!

$120/$100 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Animal Opposites Which animal is the biggest and which is the smallest? How about the fastest and the slowest? Discover animal extremes from around the world! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

S.A.F.E. - Saving Animals From Extinction at Brandywine Zoo

Saving Animals From Extinction (SAFE) is initiative through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to save endangered animals through the work of zoos, aquariums, conservation groups, and YOU. Come and learn about how zoos save species from your backyard to around the world and what YOU can do to help.

$215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York S.A.F.E. - Saving Animals From Extinction Saving Animals From Extinction (SAFE) is initiative through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to save endangered animals through the work of zoos, aquariums, conservation groups, and YOU. Come and learn about how zoos save species from your backyard to around the world and what YOU can do to help. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Mooving and Groovin at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Mooving and Groovin Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Young Explorers: What's That Habitat at Bellevue State Park

Each day, explore a nature topic through a hands-on hike and nature craft. Daily activities relate to the theme of the week and are documented on our “Look What We Did Today” wall for parents to see. Each week will be different, so sign up for one or all three! *Note: Before care is available, but no after care.

$115 per week

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Young Explorers: What's That Habitat Each day, explore a nature topic through a hands-on hike and nature craft. Daily activities relate to the theme of the week and are documented on our “Look What We Did Today” wall for parents to see. Each week will be different, so sign up for one or all three! *Note: Before care is available, but no after care. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Extreme Sports Camp at Bellevue State Park

Travel to different sites each day for exciting activities such as paintballing, parasailing, rock climbing, archery Go Ape’s Junior course and more! Safety and team building are also important parts of this awesome camp. No experience is necessary. Call for an updated list of activities for each week. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away.

$330

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Extreme Sports Camp Travel to different sites each day for exciting activities such as paintballing, parasailing, rock climbing, archery Go Ape’s Junior course and more! Safety and team building are also important parts of this awesome camp. No experience is necessary. Call for an updated list of activities for each week. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Nature Wonders Session 3 at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join us for mornings full of nature exploration and play! Each day has a fun theme: Marvelous Mammals, Homey Habitats, Insect Inspectors, Wonderful Water, and Wings & Things. Learn about the creatures that live in the park then go explore where they might live! Make fun crafts and play new and exciting games every day. On Friday we will have a craft show and presentation for the parents at 11:30 a.m.

$125

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Session 3 Join us for mornings full of nature exploration and play! Each day has a fun theme: Marvelous Mammals, Homey Habitats, Insect Inspectors, Wonderful Water, and Wings & Things. Learn about the creatures that live in the park then go explore where they might live! Make fun crafts and play new and exciting games every day. On Friday we will have a craft show and presentation for the parents at 11:30 a.m. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch (Session 3) at Brandywine Creek State Park

Pack a lunch and join your new friends for an extra hour while you munch and chat! Maybe even play an extra game or make an extra craft if you have time. Available to all sessions of Nature Wonders (except Fridays because of the presentation at 11:30).

$30 per week/session or $7 per day

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/13/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch (Session 3) Pack a lunch and join your new friends for an extra hour while you munch and chat! Maybe even play an extra game or make an extra craft if you have time. Available to all sessions of Nature Wonders (except Fridays because of the presentation at 11:30). Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Naturalist in Training at White Clay Creek State Park

If you think you may want to be a naturalist or a CIT (Counselor in Training) someday you will love this leadership camp that provides hands-on opportunities to share your love of nature. Enjoy behind the scenes experiences of working in a nature center including animal care, wildlife monitoring and designing fun nature activities for the younger campers.

$215

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Naturalist in Training If you think you may want to be a naturalist or a CIT (Counselor in Training) someday you will love this leadership camp that provides hands-on opportunities to share your love of nature. Enjoy behind the scenes experiences of working in a nature center including animal care, wildlife monitoring and designing fun nature activities for the younger campers. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Creek Safari at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us on an expedition in this action packed week of exploring the creek and woods. Learn about wildlife this week through awesome outdoor games, crafts and lots of creek time!

$110

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creek Safari Join us on an expedition in this action packed week of exploring the creek and woods. Learn about wildlife this week through awesome outdoor games, crafts and lots of creek time! White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Discovery Camp Lunch Bunch at White Clay Creek State Park

Pack a lunch, extend the friend time and stay an extra hour for a picnic, story and fun time. Pick up is at 1 p.m.

$35 per week/$10 per day

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Discovery Camp Lunch Bunch Pack a lunch, extend the friend time and stay an extra hour for a picnic, story and fun time. Pick up is at 1 p.m. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 10 at 12:00 AM

Sensing Nature at Cape Henlopen State Park

Get in touch with nature as we seek to see, feel, smell and experience how plants and animals spend summer in the park.

$115

Add to Calendar 8/10/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Sensing Nature Get in touch with nature as we seek to see, feel, smell and experience how plants and animals spend summer in the park. Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, August 16 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/16/2020 1:00:00 PM 8/16/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Monday, August 17 at 12:00 AM

RECREATION CAMP: Creepy Crawlies at Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$190 per week

Add to Calendar 8/17/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/21/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York RECREATION CAMP: Creepy Crawlies Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 17 at 12:00 AM

Creature Classes at Brandywine Zoo

Special Daily Option available for this week only – Register for one to five days! There’s no school going on at the zoo this summer but there IS class! Discover different classes of vertebrates and how you can tell them apart! Meet amphibians, reptiles, birds, and of course, mammals!

$55/day per camper, $45/day for DZS; Weekly $215/$185 DZS by March 31

Add to Calendar 8/17/2020 12:00:00 AM 8/21/2020 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creature Classes Special Daily Option available for this week only – Register for one to five days! There’s no school going on at the zoo this summer but there IS class! Discover different classes of vertebrates and how you can tell them apart! Meet amphibians, reptiles, birds, and of course, mammals! Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 23 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/23/2020 1:00:00 PM 8/23/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, August 30 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoon at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/30/2020 1:00:00 PM 8/30/2020 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoon Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather. Wilmington State Parks

Saturday, September 12 at 9:00 AM

Fisherman's Flea Market at Indian River Marina

Calling ALL fishing enthusiasts! Our annual Fisherman's Flea Market is the perfect place to buy, sell, and trade new and gently used fishing gear, boating supplies, antique rods, novelty framed knots, shark skulls, vintage boat photos, kayaks - you name it, someone probably has it for a bargain. Get something for yourself or for the avid angler in your life. Sell from your table, a blanket, your trunk, or your small trailer. Spaces are only $20 but hurry - spaces are limited. Give us a call at 302-227-3071 to reserve your slot!

Add to Calendar 9/12/2020 9:00:00 AM 9/12/2020 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Fisherman's Flea Market Calling ALL fishing enthusiasts! Our annual Fisherman's Flea Market is the perfect place to buy, sell, and trade new and gently used fishing gear, boating supplies, antique rods, novelty framed knots, shark skulls, vintage boat photos, kayaks - you name it, someone probably has it for a bargain. Get something for yourself or for the avid angler in your life. Sell from your table, a blanket, your trunk, or your small trailer. Spaces are only $20 but hurry - spaces are limited. Give us a call at 302-227-3071 to reserve your slot! Indian River Marina

Saturday, September 19 at 10:00 AM

Featured Event: Autumn Art Fest at Indian River Marina

Local artisans and crafters are setting up at the marina on September 19 from 10am – 5pm for a day of art, food, and wine and craft beer tasting! We will have fall-themed family activities as well as Jimmy G on the steel drums. Whether you want to get a jump on your Christmas shopping, treat yourself, or just browse through the art and enjoy our beautiful marina, we’re inviting everyone to have a good time at our Annual Autumn Arts Fest

Add to Calendar 9/19/2020 10:00:00 AM 9/19/2020 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Event: Autumn Art Fest Local artisans and crafters are setting up at the marina on September 19 from 10am – 5pm for a day of art, food, and wine and craft beer tasting! We will have fall-themed family activities as well as Jimmy G on the steel drums. Whether you want to get a jump on your Christmas shopping, treat yourself, or just browse through the art and enjoy our beautiful marina, we’re inviting everyone to have a good time at our Annual Autumn Arts Fest Indian River Marina