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Summer Camps


Find the Right Summer Camp

Delaware State Parks offer exciting outdoor day camps all over Delaware!

New this year- Online Registration!

Use the register here button below to view all our camps on Ultra Camp and sort by age, location or date. You can even register for camps in multiple Delaware State Parks locations. *

To Register:

  • Create a family account. We suggest you do this prior to registration.
  • If your child attended camp last year, a family account may have been created for you using the primary contact email. If so, you will just need to reset the password.
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Or you can view camps by park below for direct links to session registration. Individual park flyers with camp dates and contact information can be found on the blue bar.

*To register for camps at the Brandywine Zoo visit- Brandywine Zoo Camps. Brandywine Zoo camps registration will open February 6 at 12 pm.

Alapocas Run State Park - Adventure Rock Climbing Camp Week 1 - FULL

For ages 11 to 13

June 10 - June 14, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Camp adventures include hiking at Alapocas Run State Park and kayaking and Go Ape at Lums Pond State Park. Climbing equipment is provided.

Cost: $300.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Nature Explorers Week 1

For ages 5 to 7

June 10 - June 14, 9:00 AM - 3:00 p.m.

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, freshwater marsh, and even swim and splash around in a creek. Enjoy making themed crafts and games and learn all about nature!

Cost: $220.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Sensory Safari - FULL

For ages 4 to 5

June 10 - June 14, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Spend the week on a sensory safari discovering the fantastic five senses and how both animals and people use them to explore their world!

Cost: $145.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Hear Me Nature

For ages 5 to 6

June 10 - June 14, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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

Cost: $145.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Creekin’ for Critters

For ages 4 to 6

June 10 - June 14, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Spend lots of your time with new friends in and near the creek searching for critters of all sizes. Activities will include fun crafts, awesome outdoor games, all while learning about different habitats and animals of the park!

Cost: $140.00

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Alapocas Run State Park - Nature Rock Climbing Camp Week 1 - FULL

For ages 8 to 10

June 17 - June 21, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Learn to climb, make some friends and have great nature adventures. Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing while exploring the natural world in Alapocas Run State Park. Climbing equipment is provided. This will be a 4-day camp, no camp on Wednesday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth.

Cost: $240.00

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Bellevue State Park - Young Explorers: Bug Adventures

For ages 5 to 7

June 17 - June 21, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Shrink down to mini size to learn about our bug friends during this half day camp. Each day there will be something new to explore! We'll read stories, take walks, play games, and do bug-themed arts and crafts. This will be a 4-day camp, no camp on Wednesday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. Great for first-time summer campers!

Cost: $120.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Outdoor Adventures Week 1 - FULL

For ages 11 to 14

June 17 - June 21, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Challenge your outdoor skills and dive into history on this week of adventure in exploration! Learn about maps, orienteering, and go disc golfing through the meadows. Explore old ruins in the park, see who can build the best shelter, and visit Fort Delaware State Park! This camp also includes a tubing trip along the Brandywine. Campers must be able to swim and be comfortable in moving water.

Cost: $295.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Legendary Creatures

For ages 8 to 9

June 17 - June 21, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Unicorns, dragons, and bigfoot, oh my! Discover the legends of mythical creatures and the real-life animals they are inspired by, then get creative and invent a mythical creature of your own! - The dates for this camp include the Juneteenth holiday (6/19). Camp will still be operating on that day.

Cost: $260.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Grooving on Cape - FULL

For ages 7 to 8

June 17 - June 21, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Have a great time at Cape discovering how plants and animals adapt to life at the coast in this 4-day camp. There will be no camp on Wednesday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth.

Cost: $190.00

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Killens Pond State Park - Junior Naturalists - FULL

For ages 6 to 9

June 17 - June 21, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Learn what it takes to be a naturalist. Discover the natural wonders of the park while hiking, playing games, cooling off with water activities and exploring nature. Camp will take a walk to the waterpark to splash around Thursday. This will be a 4-day camp, no camp on Wednesday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. Campers should be comfortable in and around water.

Cost: $185.00

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Lums Pond State Park - Fish, Fish, Fish Session 1

For ages 7 to 8

June 17 - June 18, 8:30a.m - 3:30p.m

Learn which fish live in the pond, how to cast, and of course- GO FISHING! We will also explore the park and play lots of games in this 2-day mini camp. Includes water activities such as boating; campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $125.00

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Trap Pond State Park - Art in the Park

For ages 11 to 14

June 17 - June 21, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Do you love drawing, painting, and creating art in different mediums? Art in the Park will give campers the freedom to explore different techniques and styles. Through nature you will be able to connect the outside world to canvas. Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $200.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Fantastic Frogs and Feathers - FULL

For ages 5 to 7

June 17 - June 21, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Frogs are hopping, birds are chirping and the creek is flowing during this summer fun 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 during this 4-day camp. No camp on Wednesday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth.

Cost: $185.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Wilderness Survival Skills

For ages 8 to 10

June 17 - June 21, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ever wonder if you have what it takes to survive in the wild? This week is all about learning how animals and you can survive in a wilderness setting. Campers will be able to use a map to find their way, make survival bracelets, and participate in lots of outdoor activities. No camp on Wednesday June 19th in observance of Juneteenth.

Cost: $230.00

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Lums Pond State Park - Fish, Fish, Fish Session 2

For ages 9 to 10

June 20 - June 21, 8:30a.m - 3:30p.m

Learn which fish live in the pond, how to cast, and of course- GO FISHING! We will also explore the park and play lots of games in this 2-day mini camp. Includes water activities such as boating; campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $125.00

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Alapocas Run State Park - Adventure Rock Climbing Camp Week 2 - FULL

For ages 11 to 13

June 24 - June 28, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Camp adventures include hiking at Alapocas Run State Park as well as kayaking and Go Ape at Lums Pond State Park. Climbing equipment is provided.

Cost: $300.00

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Bellevue State Park - History Heroes

For ages 7 to 10

June 24 - June 28, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Be a History Hero at Bellevue State Park! Explore what makes history so cool, and what you can do to help carry stories from the past into the future. Hike the park to visit historic sites, make fun history-themed arts and crafts, and play games like kids would have throughout history! We will also go on an exciting adventure to visit Fort Delaware State Park.

Cost: $240.00

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Bellevue State Park - Junior Naturalists

For ages 7 to 10

June 24 - June 28, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Become a Junior Naturalist at Bellevue. Study and explore nature around the park with your trusty nature journal at your side. Hike, dip net at the pond, go birding, and even dissect owl pellets and seed pods to see what you can find!

Cost: $230.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Wilderness Adventures Week 1

For ages 8 to 10

June 24 - June 28, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Are you ready for wilderness adventures? Knot-tying, shelter building, campfire safety, emergency preparedness and Leave No Trace are all part of this week. We will learn about native plants, hike the trails and make a map in search of park treasures! This camp also includes fun games and a tubing trip along the Brandywine. Campers must be able to swim and be comfortable in moving water.

Cost: $255.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Animal Super Powers (Week 1) - FULL

For ages 6 to 7

June 24 - June 28, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Animals have some amazing super powers to help them survive in their environments!  Learn about different animal powers and adaptations and then design your very own animal superhero. - This camp theme is also available another week. Both weeks will include the same activities/schedule. We do not allow campers to be signed up for the same theme twice.

Cost: $260.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Wild Designs

For ages 10 to 11

June 24 - June 28, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

How do you build a zoo? What makes a great animal habitat? How do keepers prepare exhibits for more than one species? Learn about what zookeepers do to take care of animals and plan exhibits, then design an exhibit of your own!

Cost: $360.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Cape Explorers - FULL

For ages 9 to 10

June 24 - June 28, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Take part in a week of team activities including catching fish, tracking animals and seeking out the wild side of the park!

Cost: $260.00

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Killens Pond State Park - Nature Quests - FULL

For ages 7 to 10

June 24 - June 28, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us as we look for all of Killens Pond's cool nature during this week of camp. We will go on hikes, learn about the animals that call the pond home, and take a walk to the waterpark to splash around on Wednesday. Campers should be comfortable in and around water.

Cost: $230.00

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Lums Pond State Park - Outdoor Survivors - FULL

For ages 10 to 13

June 24 - June 28, 8:30a.m - 3:30p.m

Hone those outdoor survival skills by fishing the pond, teaming up to build shelters that can withstand the outdoors, and learning techniques to make the best campfire. Test your agility by boating in the water and traversing the treetops on the Go Ape Jr. Adventure Course. Find out if you’re up to the outdoor survival challenge! Includes water activities such as boating; campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $275.00

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Trap Pond State Park - Fishing Frenzy Week 1

For ages 7 to 10

June 24 - June 28, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Become an experienced angler during this Fishing Frenzy camp! Learn the various bait types, fish species and knots needed to become excellent at fishing as we fish from the bank, docks and pontoon boat. A fishing tournament will be held at the end of the week to show off new skills. Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $215.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - We Care for Animals

For ages 5 to 7

June 24 - June 28, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Caring for animals can mean feeding or brushing your own pet, or filling bird feeders and making a habitat for wild animals. This camp will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both.  Outdoor play near the creek, crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp.   

Cost: $230.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Working with Animals - FULL

For ages 8 to 11

June 24 - June 28, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Explore ways people work with animals such as dogs, bats, goats and butterflies. This camp may include trips to visit an animal veterinarian, animal rehabilitator, and a working farm. Guests include animal caregivers and ornithologists. Of course, campers will squeeze in creek-time, and games.

Cost: $245.00

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Alapocas Run State Park - Nature Rock Climbing Camp Week 2

For ages 8 to 10

July 1 - July 5, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Learn to climb, make some friends and have great nature adventures. Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing while exploring the natural world in Alapocas Run State Park. Climbing equipment is provided. This will be a 4-day camp, no camp on Thursday July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

Cost: $240.00

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Bellevue State Park - Young Explorers: Habitats

For ages 5 to 7

July 1 - July 3, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Bellevue is home to 3 distinct habitats: the meadows, the pond, and the forest. Come explore with us as we see what makes each habitat cool and different in this half day camp. We'll read stories, take walks, play games, and get creative with some arts and crafts. Each day will feature a different habitat. This is a 3-day camp.

Cost: $90.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Zoology 101

For ages 15 to 17

July 1 - July 5, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Have you ever thought about a future career working at a zoo? During this week, you’ll get a truly hands-on experience!  You will be trained to handle one of our ambassador animals, assist in animal care and feeding, contribute to a research project, and help lead an education program on the last day of camp. - The dates for this camp include the Fourth of July (7/4). Camp will still be operating on that day. -- Portions of the Zoology 101 summer camp take place with keepers in non-public areas. These campers must be able to work both independently and in small teams with peers to complete a task, follow multi-step directions without repeated prompting, and be able to adapt quickly to changes. Campers must also be able to tolerate exposure to strong smells, loud or sudden noises, hot and humid conditions, tightly enclosed areas, rough terrain, and exposure to potential allergens (hay, wood shavings, fur, etc.).

Cost: $375.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Read Me Nature - FULL

For ages 5 to 6

July 1 - July 3, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Each day we’ll explore the park, play games and make fun crafts, all based around a classic nature book in this fun 3-day camp.

Cost: $90.00

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Killens Pond State Park - Nature Explorers - FULL

For ages 10 to 13

July 1 - July 5, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Discover the reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, insects, and fish of the park while hiking, kayaking, fishing, and cooling off with water activities. Camp will take a walk to the waterpark to splash around Wednesday. This will be a 4-day camp, no camp on Thursday July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Includes boating, campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $195.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Gnomes, Fairies and Warriors

For ages 5 to 7

July 1 - July 3, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Enjoy all things gnomes, fairies and warriors in this 3-day mini camp. Design and craft all kinds of fantastic creatures using natural and decorative bits and pieces. After we create our gnomes, fairies or warriors, we'll build homes and communities for them. This camp includes plenty of nature and creek play.

Cost: $135.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Fishing Camp - FULL

For ages 8 to 10

July 1 - July 3, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This fishing camp will explore different fishing spots in White Clay Creek State Park. We’ll fish at two different ponds in the park and then try creek fishing after learning to cast and bait our hooks. Campers may bring their own equipment, or we will provide everything needed. Campers will be transported in the park mini-bus.

Cost: $135.00

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Alapocas Run State Park - Adventure Rock Climbing Camp Week 3

For ages 11 to 13

July 8 - July 12, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Camp adventures include hiking at Alapocas Run State Park as well as kayaking and Go Ape at Lums Pond State Park. Climbing equipment is provided.

Cost: $300.00

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Bellevue State Park - Nature Art

For ages 7 to 10

July 8 - July 12, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Art and nature go hand in hand! Become a nature artist at Bellevue. Each day we will explore a new medium, from drawing to painting to sculpture and beyond. Get creative to make art supplies from things we find in the park on our daily inspiration hikes. We will also take a field trip to the Blue Ball Barn Folk Art Collection and learn more about the connection of art and nature!

Cost: $240.00

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Bellevue State Park - Fintastic Fishing Week 1 - FULL

For ages 7 to 9

July 8 - July 12, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Come learn how to be a fintastic fisher at Bellevue! Get the basics of fishing techniques, safety, and fish identification through fun lessons, games, crafts, and (of course) time spent fishing on the pond! Fishing equipment provided.

Cost: $240.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Nature Scientists 

For ages 9 to 12

July 8 - July 12, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Explore the park, perform cool experiments and participate in citizen science! We will visit the marsh, study the weather and learn about non-Newtonian fluids. We will have cool science adventures like making our own egg drop containers and building a bird nest from scratch! This camp includes a tubing trip along the Brandywine. Campers must be able to swim and be comfortable in moving water.

Cost: $255.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Art Safari

For ages 8 to 9

July 8 - July 12, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

Cost: $260.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Jr Zoo Keepers (Week 1) - FULL

For ages 12 to 14

July 8 - July 12, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ever wonder what being a zookeeper really involves? Discover how our animals are cared for, practice your husbandry skills cleaning an animal habitat, prepare animal diets, create enrichment, and visit behind-the-scenes to see how the zoo really works! - This camp theme is also available another week. Both weeks will include the same activities/schedule. We do not allow campers to be signed up for the same theme twice. -- This camp will include hands-on activities or tours in behind-the-scenes areas that may involve dirty and smelly tasks that are often outside and in cramped spaces. These camps require campers to be able to work cooperatively with peers and adults and to be able to follow directions promptly.

Cost: $360.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Digging in Cape - FULL

For ages 7 to 8

July 8 - July 12, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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.

Cost: $235.00

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Killens Pond State Park - Searching for Science - FULL

For ages 6 to 9

July 8 - July 12, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to be a scientist for a day? Get ready to do some fun, hands-on science experiments to feel like one! Camp will take a walk to the waterpark to splash around on Wednesday. Campers should be comfortable in and around water.

Cost: $230.00

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Lums Pond State Park - LP Anglers - FULL

For ages 10 to 13

July 8 - July 12, 8:30a.m - 3:30p.m

This fishing camp will take you on an adventure to explore some of the best fishing spots at Lums Pond. Experiment with different types of bait, and head out on the water to test your angling skills! This camp includes the Go Ape Jr. Adventure Course and may include a field trip to a local fishing spot. Campers may bring their own equipment, but all equipment needed will be provided. Includes water activities such as boating; campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $285.00

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Trap Pond State Park - Creature Feature - FULL

For ages 7 to 10

July 8 - July 12, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Discover the wide array of creatures that live at Trap Pond State Park. During this Creature Feature week at camp we will learn how to effectively and safely view and observe the many types of wildlife here at the park. Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $215.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Creek Creations - FULL

For ages 6 to 8

July 8 - July 12, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The creek and its surrounding areas offer lots of natural supplies to be used for crafts and activities! We will be spending lots of time in the water and making creek crafts this week! This fun-filled week will consist of learning about the creek’s gems, creating nature crafts and spending time in and around the creek!

Cost: $230.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Mines and Minerals

For ages 9 to 11

July 8 - July 12, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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 some of the many amazing features the Earth has to offer during a week of hands-on constructing and experimenting, along with enjoying time at the creek.

Cost: $240.00

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Alapocas Run State Park - Rock and Rappel Climbing Camp

For ages 13 to 15

July 15 - July 19, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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 in addition to Go Ape and kayaking at Lums Pond State Park. Climbing equipment is provided.

Cost: $350.00

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Bellevue State Park - Water Wonders

For ages 7 to 10

July 15 - July 19, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Water is important, and also lots of fun! Come explore the science of water at Bellevue. Play water games, do water science experiments, fish or dip net on the pond, and find all the ways to enjoy water in your local park! We will also take a trip to one of our neighbor state parks to explore a big creek ecosystem! Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $240.00

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Bellevue State Park - Time Travelers

For ages 12 to 14

July 15 - July 19, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Travel back in time through Delaware history. Investigate the lives of Delawareans of the past and explore the sites and artifacts that they left behind. We will start in the 1930s at Bellevue and work our way back through time while visiting other parks and local historical sites. Each day will be a new adventure!

Cost: $300.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Water Adventures

For ages 8 to 10

July 15 - July 19, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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 relax on the Brandywine! Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $255.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Wildlife Mythbusters (Week 1)

For ages 6 to 7

July 15 - July 19, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Can chameleons change colors? Can porcupines shoot their quills? Discover what is real and bust the myths of the animal kingdom! - This camp theme is also available another week. Both weeks will include the same activities/schedule. We do not allow campers to be signed up for the same theme twice.

Cost: $260.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Adventures in History - FULL

For ages 9 to 10

July 15 - July 19, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Experience history from pirates to Fort Miles and everything in between as we go on a quest to find the Cape of the past.

Cost: $260.00

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Killens Pond State Park - Adventures in Science - FULL

For ages 10 to 13

July 15 - July 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Do you love science? Well this is the camp for you! We will be doing some fun science experiments, even some that will take us onto the pond with some boating adventures! Camp will take a walk to the waterpark to splash around on Wednesday. Includes boating, campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $245.00

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Lums Pond State Park - Jr. Naturalist - FULL

For ages 6 to 9

July 15 - July 19, 8:30a.m - 3:30p.m

From tiny insects to large birds, campers will be able to explore various habitats in search of animals that call the park home! From dip netting to exploring the pond by paddleboat, and even creating your own habitat, campers will become a certified Lums Pond junior naturalist by the end of the week! Includes water activities such as boating; campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $240.00

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Trap Pond State Park - Fishing Frenzy Week 2

For ages 9 to 12

July 15 - July 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Become an experienced angler during this Fishing Frenzy camp! Learn the various bait types, fish species and knots needed to become excellent at fishing as we fish from the bank, docks and pontoon boat. A fishing tournament will be held at the end of the week to show off new skills. This is the same camp as Fishing Frenzy Week 1 but for an older age group. Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $215.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Knights, Gnomes and Fairies of the White Clay Kingdom - FULL

For ages 6 to 8

July 15 - July 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

Cost: $230.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Adventure Rangers - FULL

For ages 9 to 11

July 15 - July 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Park Rangers have an exciting and important job protecting and conserving the natural resources in our park. Spend the week learning the role of these conservation specialists. Featuring the exciting “Ranger Relay,” meet park enforcement officers and a K-9, kayak at Lums Pond, learn about wildlife tracking, and spend time in the creek. This camp will travel to Lums Pond State Park for kayaking. Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $240.00

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Bellevue State Park - Young Explorers: Exploring our Senses

For ages 5 to 7

July 22 - July 26, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell, these five senses help us explore the world around us. Explore nature at Bellevue and learn how plants and animals use their senses to explore too. We will take walks, do fun activities, play games, and make awesome arts and crafts!

Cost: $225.00

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Bellevue State Park - Fintastic Fishing Week 2

For ages 7 to 9

July 22 - July 26, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Come learn how to be a fintastic fisher at Bellevue! Get the basics of fishing techniques, safety, and fish identification through fun lessons, games, crafts, and (of course) time spent fishing on the pond! Fishing equipment provided.

Cost: $240.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Outdoor Adventures Week 2

For ages 11 to 14

July 22 - July 26, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Join us on this wet and wild week to explore the park and learn all about water! Do a stream study, hike in the creek and go fishing! This week includes a tubing trip down the Brandywine and a visit to a nearby state park for a water adventure! Campers must be able to swim and be comfortable in moving water.

Cost: $295.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Beastly Feasts

For ages 6 to 7

July 22 - July 26, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ever wonder what’s on the menu for our zoo animals? Join us as we learn about carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, and more! Each day will focus on a different type of eater, with fun crafts, games, and tours through the zoo.

Cost: $260.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Animal Investigators

For ages 10 to 11

July 22 - July 26, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Investigate the world of animal science! Campers will get hands-on as they examine biofacts, conduct dissections, and go behind-the-scenes to learn about the technology zoo keepers and scientists use to better understand animals in our care and in the wild.

Cost: $360.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Color Me Nature - FULL

For ages 5 to 6

July 22 - July 26, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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

Cost: $145.00

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Killens Pond State Park - Pond Adventures - FULL

For ages 6 to 9

July 22 - July 26, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ever wonder what is swimming around in the pond? During this week of camp we will make discoveries by hiking, fishing, and exploring areas around the pond with fun activities. Camp will take a walk to the waterpark to splash around on Wednesday. Campers should be comfortable in and around water.

Cost: $230.00

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Lums Pond State Park - Wildlife Ranger Adventures - FULL

For ages 7 to 10

July 22 - July 26, 8:30a.m - 3:30p.m

Kayak the pond in search of wildlife and learn about the adventures you can have when working with wildlife! Peek behind the scenes at conservation efforts, conduct wildlife research and enjoy a week of exciting adventure at Lums Pond. Includes water activities such as boating; campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $240.00

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Trap Pond State Park - Advanced Fishing

For ages 11 to 14

July 22 - July 26, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This camp is for more experienced anglers, teaching alternate techniques including fly fishing. We will also hand-make our own lures, rigs and other fishing equipment. Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $240.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Stream Splashers - FULL

For ages 4 to 6

July 22 - July 26, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

There's nothing like a good splash in the creek during the summer! Campers will 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.

Cost: $140.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Single Track Shredders - FULL

For ages 12 to 15

July 22 - July 26, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This camp is specifically designed for 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 all around at White Clay Creek and Middle Run trails. Bike repair, riding techniques and coolin’ off in the creek are all part of this 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.

Cost: $305.00

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Bellevue State Park - Wonderful Wildlife

For ages 7 to 10

July 29 - August 2, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Lots of wildlife call Bellevue State Park home! Learn about these animals through hikes, games, activities, and crafts. Each day will focus on a different kind of creature. On a fun field trip we plan to explore for more cool animals!

Cost: $240.00

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Bellevue State Park - Nature Navigators

For ages 12 to 14

July 29 - August 2, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Become a master of navigating nature as we hike and explore our park, and visit some of the other parks in our area. Develop your map and compass skills through hiking and orienteering. Get familiar with the local wildlife on bird walks. Study our aquatic ecosystems through fishing and dip netting. Do citizen science and much more!

Cost: $300.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Naturalist Adventures

For ages 9 to 12

July 29 - August 2, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

What does a park naturalist do? Just like a naturalist, you'll learn how to identify plants and animals in the park, go blue bird monitoring, orienteer through the park, and meet Cornelius the corn snake. Throughout the week we will draw, write, and record all our findings in a nature journal! This camp also includes fun games and a tubing trip along the Brandywine. Campers must be able to swim and be comfortable in moving water.

Cost: $255.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Zoolympics - FULL

For ages 8 to 9

July 29 - August 2, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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!

Cost: $260.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Chilling at Cape - FULL

For ages 7 to 8

July 29 - August 2, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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

Cost: $235.00

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Killens Pond State Park - Aquatic Adventures - FULL

For ages 10 to 13

July 29 - August 2, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Love the water? Want to find a fun way to stay cool and beat the heat? Be prepared for a splash from water games and boating activities that make for some great H2O experiences. Camp will take a walk to the waterpark to splash around Wednesday. Campers Includes boating, campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $245.00

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Lums Pond State Park - Track N Splash - FULL

For ages 6 to 9

July 29 - August 2, 8:30a.m - 3:30p.m

Spend each day on a park-wide safari exploring all of Lums’ habitats. This will be a week full of making new friends, nature hikes, pedal boating, dip netting and water games. Includes water activities such as boating; campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $240.00

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Trap Pond State Park - Kayak Club

For ages 11 to 14

July 29 - August 2, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to kayak like a professional in this week-long Kayak Club. Learn the different paddle techniques, see nature from the water and create an adventure with us! This camp offers the lessons needed to create a safe environment wherever you go on the water! Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $250.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Pirate Treasures - FULL

For ages 6 to 8

July 29 - August 2, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Argh you ready for a pirate week? Spend your ‘shipwrecked’ days searching for treasure, panning for gems and meeting new pirate friends while learning about the incredible treasures that make up our natural world.

Cost: $230.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Outdoor Adventure Skills - FULL

For ages 11 to 14

July 29 - August 2, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Enjoy exploring outdoor sports here at White Clay Creek and nearby state parks with hiking, tubing, fishing, rock climbing, Go Ape Jr. Adventure course, kayaking and beginner mountain biking (mtn. bikes are 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.

Cost: $275.00

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Bellevue State Park - Environmental Investigators

For ages 7 to 10

August 5 - August 9, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Calling all nature lovers and aspiring park protectors! Join us this week to learn all about the importance of standing up for our environment. Learn the principles of Leave No Trace, explore air and water quality through science and games. We'll also take a fun field trip to learn more about how to protect the environment! Each day will be full of fun activities, games, crafts, and exciting hands-on learning experiences.

Cost: $240.00

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Bellevue State Park - Junior Fishing - FULL

For ages 9 to 11

August 5 - August 9, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

What's a better way to spend a summer day than fishing at Bellevue Pond? Get hands-on experience learning important techniques, safety tips, and fishing trivia at camp. We will also explore the science of the pond ecosystem and learn the importance of practicing Leave No Trace. Fishing equipment provided, though campers are welcome to bring their own.

Cost: $240.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Wilderness Adventures Week 2

For ages 8 to 10

August 5 - August 9, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Are you ready for wilderness adventures? Knot-tying, shelter building, campfire safety, emergency preparedness and Leave No Trace are all part of this week. We will learn about native plants, hike the trails and make a map in search of park treasures! This camp also includes fun games and a tubing trip along the Brandywine. Campers must be able to swim and be comfortable in moving water.

Cost: $255.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Animal Super Powers (Week 2)

For ages 6 to 7

August 5 - August 9, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Animals have some amazing super powers to help them survive in their environments!  Learn about different animal powers and adaptations and then design your very own animal superhero. - This camp theme is also available another week. Both weeks will include the same activities/schedule. We do not allow campers to be signed up for the same theme twice.

Cost: $260.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Jr Zoo Keepers (Week 2) - FULL

For ages 12 to 14

August 5 - August 9, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ever wonder what being a zookeeper really involves? Discover how our animals are cared for, practice your husbandry skills cleaning an animal habitat, prepare animal diets, create enrichment, and visit behind-the-scenes to see how the zoo really works! - This camp theme is also available another week. Both weeks will include the same activities/schedule. We do not allow campers to be signed up for the same theme twice. -- This camp will include hands-on activities or tours in behind-the-scenes areas that may involve dirty and smelly tasks that are often outside and in cramped spaces. These camps require campers to be able to work cooperatively with peers and adults and to be able to follow directions promptly.

Cost: $360.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Cape Challenges - FULL

For ages 9 to 10

August 5 - August 9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Challenge yourself as part of a team that will test your abilities as we hunt for treasure, seek invaders and uncover some of Cape’s mysteries.

Cost: $260.00

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Killens Pond State Park - Nature Tots

For ages 4 to 5

August 5 - August 9, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore nature by using your senses in this fun week of half-day camp. Make new discoveries about nature through games and stories. Please send your camper with at least 1 snack.

Cost: $140.00

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Lums Pond State Park - Jurassic Pond

For ages 9 to 12

August 5 - August 9, 8:30a.m - 3:30p.m

Travel back in time this week with field trips to local history spots like Fort Delaware and explore the connection between nature and history. This camp includes the Go Ape Jr. Adventure Course, kayaking the pond, and off-site field trips. Includes water activities such as boating; campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $300.00

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Trap Pond State Park - Trap Pond Rangers - FULL

For ages 9 to 12

August 5 - August 9, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Campers, become outdoor pros as you learn how to build fires, set up tents, and experience life as, well, a camper! You'll also get a behind-the-scenes look on what keeps a state park functional, observing the different roles and sections of our state park at Trap Pond! Campers must be able to swim.

Cost: $220.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - White Clay Stream Explorers - FULL

For ages 5 to 7

August 5 - August 9, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us this week to explore the creek and surrounding forest valley in search of wildlife and fun. Nature can be the best playground and classroom. Come make friends while playing in and around the creek. Nature games and crafts will be a part of this camp.

Cost: $230.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Camp Awesome - FULL

For ages 9 to 11

August 5 - August 9, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Enjoy a little bit of everything in this fun-filled camp! Pan for creek gems, make nature gnomes, play games, hike through the park, tube, create amazing art and go fishing for awesome fun. This camp will travel to other state parks for kayaking and rock climbing. Must be able to swim.

Cost: $250.00

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Bellevue State Park - Young Explorers: Walk in the Woods

For ages 5 to 7

August 12 - August 16, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Take a walk in the woods and learn all about the plants and animals that live here at Bellevue. Each day we will have lots of fun out in the park, read stories, play games, and get creative with some arts and crafts.

Cost: $225.00

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Brandywine Creek State Park - Nature Explorers Week 2

For ages 5 to 7

August 12 - August 16, 9:00 AM - 3:00 p.m.

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, freshwater marsh, and even swim and splash around in a creek. Enjoy making themed crafts and games and learn all about nature!

Cost: $220.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Wildlife Mythbusters (Week 2)

For ages 6 to 7

August 12 - August 16, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Can chameleons change colors? Can porcupines shoot their quills? Discover what is real and bust the myths of the animal kingdom! - This camp theme is also available another week. Both weeks will include the same activities/schedule. We do not allow campers to be signed up for the same theme twice.

Cost: $260.00

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Cape Henlopen State Park - Move Me Nature - FULL

For ages 5 to 6

August 12 - August 16, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Get in the groove 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.

Cost: $145.00

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White Clay Creek State Park - Creek Safari

For ages 4 to 6

August 12 - August 16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

Cost: $140.00

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Brandywine Zoo State Park - Z is for Zoo

For ages 4 to 5

August 19 - August 23, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Cost: $145.00

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