Summer Camps at Brandywine Creek

About Brandywine Creek
State Park Summer Camps


 

How to Register

To register, download a registration packet and complete the form. The registration form must be completely filled out and payment received to process for registration.

Submit your forms by:

Dropping them off at
Brandywine Creek State Park Nature Center/Office
41 Adams Dam Rd.
Wilmington, DE

or

Emailing them to
Lisa Watt or Sheila Linn

or

Faxing them to:

(302) 577-7756

Do not send your registration by regular mail. Mailed-in registration forms cannot be accepted.

Forms of payment accepted:
Check, cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover
We accept payment:
In person or over the phone with credit card number
Payment due: 100% of payment is due at time of registration

Park Office

  • Location:
    41 Adams Dam Rd.
    Wilmington, DE
  • Phone: (302) 577-3534
  • FAX: (302) 577-7756

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations and/or requests to reschedule must be received 30 days before the start of camp and will be subject to a $30 administrative fee.  There will be no refunds or rescheduling within 30 days of the start of camp.

Please refer to the registration packet for other information and policies.

Find A Camp at
a Different Park:

Our Camps


Nature Explorers

Session:
Monday, June 15, 2015 to Friday, June 19, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ages: 5 to 7
Cost: $140 per camper

About the Program: Explore our forests, meadows and marshes. Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through hikes, creek investigations, nature games and crafts. No after care.


Outdoor Adventure Camp - Session I -- FULL!

Session:
Monday, June 22, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages: 11 to 14
Cost: $240 per camper

About the Program: Enjoy an adventurous week of activities like hiking, canoeing, disc golfing, survival skills, building shelters, orienteering, geocaching and rock climbing. We will also go fishing, tube the creek and play games. Campers must be able to swim. No after care.


Nature Wonders - Session I

Session:
Monday, June 22, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – Noon
Ages: 4 to 6
Cost: $100 per camper

About the Program: Splash in the creek, hunt insects, explore trails and look for animal tracks while learning about nature through games and take-home crafts.


NEW in 2015! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch

Session:
Monday, June 22, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015
Camp Day: Noon – 1 p.m.
Ages: 4 to 6
Cost: $30 per week/session per camper

About the Program: Pack a lunch so your camper can enjoy a picnic, story and fun time with our naturalists after each session of Nature Wonders.


Ultimate Games

Session:
Monday, June 29, 2015 to Friday, July 03, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 11 to 14
Cost: $185 per camper

About the Program: Enjoy a week of super exciting games, relays and exploration. We will also go tubing on the creek, geocaching, explore trails and splash around on a hike. We travel to Lums Pond at the end of the week for a cross-camp competition. Campers must be able to swim.


Wilderness Survival

Session:
Monday, July 06, 2015 to Friday, July 10, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 10
Cost: $210 per camper

About the Program: Learn “Leave No Trace” skills, how to put up a tent, how to build a campfire or a survival shelter, orienteering, fishing, river safety and more. Fun, safe experiences prepare campers for outdoor adventures.


New in 2015! Nature Scientists FULL!

Session:
Monday, July 06, 2015 to Friday, July 10, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 9 to 12
Cost: $200 per camper

About the Program: Make things fly, ooze, light up and drop from the roof in fun, safe experiments. Power a potato, make a film canister rocket, make rock candy and more. We will use our science skills as we explore hiking trails, tube the Brandywine and stomp through the creek.


NEW in 2015! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch

Session:
Monday, July 13, 2015 to Friday, July 17, 2015
Camp Day: Noon – 1 p.m.
Ages: 4 to 6
Cost: $30 per week/session per camper

About the Program: Pack a lunch so your camper can enjoy a picnic, story and fun time with our naturalists after each session of Nature Wonders.


Nature Wonders - Session II

Session:
Monday, July 13, 2015 to Friday, July 17, 2015
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – Noon
Ages: 4 to 6
Cost: $100 per camper

About the Program: Splash in the creek, hunt insects, explore trails and look for animal tracks while learning about nature through games and take-home crafts.


New in 2015! Junior Wild Rangers

Session:
Monday, July 13, 2015 to Friday, July 17, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 9 to 12
Cost: $200 per camper

About the Program: We travel to Flint Woods Nature Preserve to learn about salamanders, explore the Bluebird Trail and build and a take-home bird box. Learn skills like shelter building and tracking. Discover the animals under your feet, like “Gary,” our resident groundhog! Other activities include tubing, fishing and creek hikes.


Outdoor Adventure Camp - Session II

Session:
Monday, July 20, 2015 to Friday, July 24, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ages: 11 to 14
Cost: $240 per camper

About the Program: Enjoy an adventurous week of activities like hiking, canoeing, disc golfing, survival skills, building shelters, orienteering, geocaching and rock climbing. We will also go fishing, tube the creek and play games. Campers must be able to swim. No after care.


Water Adventures Session I

Session:
Monday, July 20, 2015 to Friday, July 24, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 10
Cost: $200 per camper

About the Program: From swimming and tubing to stream stomps, boat races and raft-building contests, campers will cool off and learn about aquatics. Campers must be able to swim.


Water Adventures Session II

Session:
Monday, July 27, 2015 to Friday, July 31, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 10
Cost: $200 per camper

About the Program: From swimming and tubing to stream stomps, boat races and raft-building contests, campers will cool off and learn about aquatics. Campers must be able to swim.


Wildlife Investigators

Session:
Monday, August 03, 2015 to Friday, August 07, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 9
Cost: $165 per camper

About the Program: Unravel a wildlife mystery with help from a real park ranger. Learn techniques like tracking and fingerprinting to solve the “crime.” Explore insects, animals, trees and creek life in exciting eco-explorations, including creeking and tubing.


Water Adventures Session III

Session:
Monday, August 03, 2015 to Friday, August 07, 2015
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 10
Cost: $200 per camper

About the Program: From swimming and tubing to stream stomps, boat races and raft-building contests, campers will cool off and learn about aquatics. Campers must be able to swim.


Nature Wonders - Session III

Session:
Monday, August 10, 2015 to Friday, August 14, 2015
Camp Day: 9 a.m. – Noon
Ages: 4 to 6
Cost: $100 per camper

About the Program: Splash in the creek, hunt insects, explore trails and look for animal tracks while learning about nature through games and take-home crafts.


NEW in 2015! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch

Session:
Monday, August 10, 2015 to Friday, August 14, 2015
Camp Day: Noon – 1 p.m.
Ages: 4 to 6
Cost: $30 per week/session per camper

About the Program: Pack a lunch so your camper can enjoy a picnic, story and fun time with our naturalists after each session of Nature Wonders.