Summer Camps at Killens Pond

About Killens Pond
State Park Summer Camps


Registration begins
Friday, February 1, 2013
Call (302) 284-4299
to reserve your child's spot!

Pre-care for summer camps is available 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and  post-care until 5p.m. for an additional fee.  Call (302) 284-4299. We reserve the right to cancel camps that have fewer than five participants.

 

How to Register

Call (302) 284-4299 to check availability, then download a registration packet, complete the form and either mail or fax it in, or drop it off at the park's Nature Center.

Send by Mail to:

Attn: Nature Center
5025 Killens Pond Road
Felton DE 19943

Or Fax to:
(302) 284-1003; OR


Or drop off registration forms to:

Killens Pond Nature Center between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Payment accepted:

Check, Cash or Credit Card (by phone or in person at the Nature Center)

Payment due:

To hold the spot in camp: $25 due per child per camp (non-refundable, but can be transferred to another available camp)
Remaining balance due June 1.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations or rescheduling must be received in writing 30 days before the start of camp in order to receive a refund. Cancellations or rescheduling will be subject to a $30 administrative fee. 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


Splish Splash

Session:
Monday, June 16, 2014 to Friday, June 20, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 9
Cost: $150 per camper

About the Program: Enjoy all the water the park has to of­fer. Explore the pond on paddleboats and go dip-netting and fishing to learn what lives there. Swimming lessons are offered every day with Killens Pond lifeguards – all levels are welcome.


Fishing Camp

Session:
Monday, June 23, 2014 to Friday, June 27, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 12
Cost: $185 per camper

About the Program: What is living in Killens Pond? Enjoy freshwater fishing, a charter boat trip, fish dissection and more. No fishing experience is needed; we supply bait and equipment.


Around the World

Session:
Monday, June 30, 2014 to Friday, July 04, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 10
Cost: $150 per camper

About the Program: Visit a new country every day and experience traditions and cultures from all around the world. Celebrate our differences while we celebrate our country’s birthday on Friday with a USA Day!


Survivor

Session:
Monday, July 07, 2014 to Friday, July 11, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 9 to 13
Cost: $200 per camper

About the Program: Sharpen your survival skills by building shelters, tracking animals and camping under the stars. Stay overnight Thursday night. We will cook over a campfire for Thursday dinner and Friday breakfast and lunch.


Adventure Land

Session:
Monday, July 14, 2014 to Friday, July 18, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 9
Cost: $150 per camper

About the Program: Join us for a voyage through the outdoors as we explore the park through hiking, boating, crafts, games and activities. Gear up for an adventurous week!


Wild About Animals

Session:
Monday, July 21, 2014 to Friday, July 25, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 10
Cost: $165 per camper

About the Program: Learn about the animals that we find in the pond, ocean, sky and forest, and take trips to the Delaware State Fair and the Brandywine Zoo.


Discover Boating

Session:
Monday, July 28, 2014 to Friday, August 01, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 12
Cost: $175 per camper

About the Program: Calling all captains! Travel the waterways in kayaks, canoes and paddleboats. Take a pontoon boat ride at Trap Pond and a catamaran trip and beach day at Fenwick. No boating experience necessary.


Myths and Legends

Session:
Monday, August 04, 2014 to Friday, August 08, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 9
Cost: $150 per camper

About the Program: Discover myths and legends and learn how they affect people and culture today. A fun-filled week of stories, games and crafts inspired by some of the world’s greatest heroes and folktales.


Extreme Outdoors

Session:
Monday, August 11, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ages: 9 to 13
Cost: $165 per camper

About the Program: We will visit Fort Miles and the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park, as well as go rock climbing at Alapocas Run. Experience some of what the outdoors has to offer!