Summer Camps at Killens Pond

About Killens Pond State Park Summer Camps


5025 Killens Pond Road
Felton, DE 19943
(302) 284-4299

Registration begins
January 2, 2018


Week-long camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nature Center. Before and after care are available at an additional cost ($15 per week for before care, $25 per week for after care). If you are interested and would like to receive
information on any of our camps, please call the Nature Center at (302) 284-4299. We reserve the right to cancel camps that have fewer than five registrants.

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations and requests to reschedule must be received no fewer than 30 days before camp begins and will be subject to an administrative fee. There will be no refunds or rescheduling within 30 days of the start of camp.

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Our Day Camps

Just Keep Swimming


For ages 6 to 9
June 25–29
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
This week is all about being in and around water. When we are not hiking the Pondside Trail or boating on the pond, we will be swimming. Daily swim lessons will be provided. All experience levels welcome.
Cost: $150

Fun and Fitness


For ages 9 to 12
July 9–13
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Who said fitness can’t be fun? Campers will start mornings with yoga and then spend the day hiking, kayaking, dancing and more. We will visit Alapocas Run State Park’s climbing wall and paddle canoes at Trap Pond State Park. Travel time to Alapocas Run: 1 hour, 10 minutes; Trap Pond: 51 minutes.
Cost: $175

Pirate Adventures


For ages 6 to 9
July 16–20
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Ahoy, mates! Venture down the salty coast in search of treasure, shipwrecks and fun. Our crew will spend time on the shores of Cape Henlopen and Fenwick Island. Campers will try their hands at map navigation, fishing, boating and more. Come dressed as a pirate on Friday! Travel time to Cape Henlopen: 51 minutes; Fenwick Island: 1 hour, 13 minutes.
Cost: $175

Lizards and Wizards


For ages 7 to 10
July 23–27
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Accio fun! Spend a magical week by the pond practicing our potions, spells and Quidditch. Learn science magic, shape your own wand and encounter some fantastic beasts.
Cost: $150

Back to the Past


For ages 7 to 10
July 30–August 3
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Who said that history is boring? Spend the week exploring our past with trips to Auburn Heights, Fort Delaware and the John Dickinson Plantation. Travel time to Auburn Heights Preserve: 1 hour, 18 minutes; Fort Delaware: 1 hour; John Dickinson Plantation: 18 minutes.
Cost: $175

Under the Water


For ages 9 to 12
August 6–10
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Look at this stuff. Isn’t it neat? Have you ever wondered what lives under the water? This week, campers will experience local freshwater and marine life at Killens Pond and the shore. Dip-net at Killens Pond. Seine and sea kayak at Cape Henlopen and tour the U.D. Lewes Campus! Travel time to Cape Henlopen and Lewes: 51 minutes.
Cost: $175