Summer Camps at Killens Pond

About Killens Pond State Park Summer Camps

Registration Now Open
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.

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

Find A Camp at
a Different Park:

Our Camps

Journey to the Wild Lands

Monday, June 27, 2016 to Friday, July 01, 2016
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 10
Cost: $165 per camper

About the Program: Discover some wilderness right in your own back yard. We will be discovering less-traveled areas in and around Killens Pond. This week includes trips to explore Courseys Pond, Abbots Mill and St. Jones Reserve by kayak (approximately 20 minutes travel time to Courseys Pond; 20 minutes to Abbotts Mill and 30 minutes to St. Jones Reserve).

Outdoor Enthusiasm

Monday, July 11, 2016 to Friday, July 15, 2016
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.
Ages: 8 to 12
Cost: $170 per camper

About the Program: Enjoy the outdoors and everything that you can do there. This camp will feature some popular Killens Pond outdoor activities and add in a few new ones. Fishing at Courseys Pond (approximately 20 minutes travel time), boating at Trap Pond (approximately one hour travel time), and other outdoor adventures!

Expect the Unexpected

Monday, July 18, 2016 to Friday, July 22, 2016
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.
Ages: 6 to 9
Cost: $165 per camper

About the Program: Out in nature every day is a new day! Lets discover what is new today, and do some pretty cool experiments on the way!

Natural Encounters

Monday, July 25, 2016 to Friday, July 29, 2016
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 10
Cost: $175 per camper

About the Program: Nurture your senses of discovery and wonder! This week you will be getting up close with living organisms both wild and domestic. Take a trip to the DuPont Nature Center (approximately 30 minutes travel time) and see some wild animals up close. Visit with some domestic animals at the State Fair (approximately 15 minutes travel time) and enjoy an outing with friends.

Extreme Nature

Monday, August 01, 2016 to Friday, August 05, 2016
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.
Ages: 9 to 12
Cost: $175 per camper

About the Program: Encourage your adventurous side this week with a camp full of some extreme nature. Activities will be focused around some exciting natural events and experiments. You will also get to take a one-hour trip to Alapocas Run to climb the rock wall!

Out the Door, Lets Explore

Monday, August 08, 2016 to Friday, August 12, 2016
Camp Day: 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.
Ages: 7 to 10
Cost: $150 per camper

About the Program: Expect to be outside and active as much as the weather will allow this week. We will be planning an encore of some of the most popular Killens Pond activities, along with a few new ones to get us up, outside and active.