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Wednesday, June 19 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, June 19 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 AM

Animal Play Day,   Brandywine Zoo

Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Animal Play Day Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, June 19 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, June 19 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/19/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, June 19 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/19/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/19/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:00 PM

Wag It Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wag It Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 PM

Boulevard Express,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Boulevard Express Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 PM

B+ Childhood Cancer 5k,   Wilmington State Parks

Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York B+ Childhood Cancer 5k Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 PM

Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks.Eat some grub and enjoy the view!Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991Ages 21 and up$25 per person

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks.Eat some grub and enjoy the view!Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991Ages 21 and up$25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00 PM

Campfire Desserts I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Come learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts around our campfire! We will try out a few recipes, talk about the best fire techniques for cooking, and eat our results! Yum! $2 per person/dessert Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm ; Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/19/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Desserts I Come learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts around our campfire! We will try out a few recipes, talk about the best fire techniques for cooking, and eat our results! Yum! $2 per person/dessert Picnic on your own at 6pm ; Nature Program begins at 7pm ; Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program. Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 19 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, June 19 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/19/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/19/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, June 20 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Wilmington State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground. Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Fox Point Greenway Walk,   Bellevue State Park

Enjoy Fox Point State Park by walking the Riverview trail; we’ll look for birds and other wildlife on the Delaware River as we walk. Learn about this unique park and enjoy the views, pre-register by June 20. No fee.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Fox Point Greenway Walk Enjoy Fox Point State Park by walking the Riverview trail; we’ll look for birds and other wildlife on the Delaware River as we walk. Learn about this unique park and enjoy the views, pre-register by June 20. No fee. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM

Shark Discovery,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Bring your baby “sharks” to research like a marine biologist and understand why sharks play a vital role in our ocean ecosystem. Participate in shark story time and make a craft to take home. Preregistration required.Ages 3 to 5$4 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Shark Discovery Bring your baby “sharks” to research like a marine biologist and understand why sharks play a vital role in our ocean ecosystem. Participate in shark story time and make a craft to take home. Preregistration required.Ages 3 to 5$4 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 10:30 AM

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, June 20 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, June 20 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/20/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, June 20 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/20/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call,   Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/20/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 5:00 PM

Fundamentals of Hiking,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the nature center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered. Wear comfortable shoes.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Fundamentals of Hiking Join us at the nature center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered. Wear comfortable shoes. Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:00 PM

Beginner Kayak,   Lums Pond State Park

Join park staff for a 45-minute program that starts on land and includes safety, paddling techniques, and practice on the pond. Open to participants 12 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). $15 per person. For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/20/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Beginner Kayak Join park staff for a 45-minute program that starts on land and includes safety, paddling techniques, and practice on the pond. Open to participants 12 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). $15 per person. For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

Cole Younger Band,   Bellevue State Park

The Cole Younger Band plays Original American, Folk Rock. Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Cole Younger Band The Cole Younger Band plays Original American, Folk Rock. Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 20 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 6/20/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th* Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, June 21 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 9:30 AM

Beach Treasures,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/21/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Treasures Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 21 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand,   Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk,   Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Fort Miles

Friday, June 21 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/21/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, June 21 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/21/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/21/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? ,   Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 21 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/21/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 21 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 21 at 6:00 PM

Featured Event: Kids Catch-All Tournament,   Indian River Marina

This is a premier kids fishing event at one of the best fishing areas located on the East Coast. A whole weekend of fun, great fishing, an all-you-can-eat dinner event for the whole family each night, free event t-shirt, door prizes, custom-made trophies, and a beautiful marina setting make this an event you won't want to miss! Great fun for a great cause - your family's participation helps to raise money for the Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva, Inc. Registration

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/23/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Event: Kids Catch-All Tournament This is a premier kids fishing event at one of the best fishing areas located on the East Coast. A whole weekend of fun, great fishing, an all-you-can-eat dinner event for the whole family each night, free event t-shirt, door prizes, custom-made trophies, and a beautiful marina setting make this an event you won't want to miss! Great fun for a great cause - your family's participation helps to raise money for the Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva, Inc. Registration Indian River Marina

Friday, June 21 at 6:30 PM

Josh Wilson,   Killens Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/21/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Josh Wilson Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, June 21 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 21 at 8:00 PM

Pondside Campfire & Firefly Hike,   Lums Pond State Park

Bring your own beverages(non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. This first campfire of the summer will include a hike in search of fireflies! Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1.Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 8:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Pondside Campfire & Firefly Hike Bring your own beverages(non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on a free pondside campfire on the main side of the park. This first campfire of the summer will include a hike in search of fireflies! Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1.Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Friday, June 21 at 9:00 PM

NEW! Nighttime Bug Watching,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Why are insects out at night? Why do they come to lights? Let’s explore all things buggy at night in the park. We will set up different light sources and see what creatures of the night we find! Pre-registration encouraged. FREE (302)655-5740 to register

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 9:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York NEW! Nighttime Bug Watching Why are insects out at night? Why do they come to lights? Let’s explore all things buggy at night in the park. We will set up different light sources and see what creatures of the night we find! Pre-registration encouraged. FREE (302)655-5740 to register Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, June 21 at 9:00 PM

Featured Program: Nighttime Bug Watching,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Why are insects out at night? Why are they attracted to light? Explore what's buggy in the park at night. We will set up different light sources and see what creatures of the night we find. Pre-registration encouraged. Free

Add to Calendar 6/21/2019 9:00:00 PM 6/21/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Nighttime Bug Watching Why are insects out at night? Why are they attracted to light? Explore what's buggy in the park at night. We will set up different light sources and see what creatures of the night we find. Pre-registration encouraged. Free Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 8:00 AM

Adult Morning Hiking Series,   White Clay Creek State Park

New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. This mostly flat trail hike will include portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to Wedgewood. Hike length is approximately 1.5 hours. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. Dress for the weather and bring bottled water. Weather permitting. Call by noon on Friday to Register 302-368-6900. Free with park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Adult Morning Hiking Series New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. This mostly flat trail hike will include portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to Wedgewood. Hike length is approximately 1.5 hours. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. Dress for the weather and bring bottled water. Weather permitting. Call by noon on Friday to Register 302-368-6900. Free with park entrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 9:00 AM

Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 21 AT 3PM.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY JUNE 21 AT 3PM. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 22 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM

Go Wild for Rescues- Adoption Event,   Brandywine Zoo

Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Meet adoptable dogs, cats, and rabbits from shelters and rescue groups near you!Location: Just outside the Education Building, Brandywine Park.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Go Wild for Rescues- Adoption Event Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Meet adoptable dogs, cats, and rabbits from shelters and rescue groups near you!Location: Just outside the Education Building, Brandywine Park. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM

Women of The Green Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Free. Programs start at the John Bell House at 43 The Green and begin on the hour.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Women of The Green Walking Tour Learn about women's contributions to the history of The Green. Free. Programs start at the John Bell House at 43 The Green and begin on the hour. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/22/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, June 22 at 11:00 AM

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 22 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 22 at 12:00 PM

Featured Program: Fort Delaware Cornet Band Concert,   Fort Delaware State Park

Military life was not all about drilling, guard duty, and dress parade. Fort Delaware had a great traveling musical group! Enjoy a performance by this professional brass band. Selections will include many popular pieces from the Civil War era. Free

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Fort Delaware Cornet Band Concert Military life was not all about drilling, guard duty, and dress parade. Fort Delaware had a great traveling musical group! Enjoy a performance by this professional brass band. Selections will include many popular pieces from the Civil War era. Free Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 12:00 PM

Fort Delaware Cornet Band Concert,   Fort Delaware State Park

Military life was not all about drilling, guard duty, and dress parade. Fort Delaware had a great traveling musical group! Come hear a performance by this professional brass band at no extra charge beyond the price of admission. Selections will include many popular pieces from the Civil War era.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort Delaware Cornet Band Concert Military life was not all about drilling, guard duty, and dress parade. Fort Delaware had a great traveling musical group! Come hear a performance by this professional brass band at no extra charge beyond the price of admission. Selections will include many popular pieces from the Civil War era. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 22 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid,   Fort Delaware State Park

Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money?

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money? Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 PM

Bellevue Wine Tasting,   Bellevue State Park

Come enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting and light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of Bellevue and Pecos Liquor. Participants must be 21 or older. Preregistration is required by 4 p.m., June 21, no walk-ins will be accepted. $20 per person

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Bellevue Wine Tasting Come enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting and light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of Bellevue and Pecos Liquor. Participants must be 21 or older. Preregistration is required by 4 p.m., June 21, no walk-ins will be accepted. $20 per person Bellevue State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 3:30 PM

Dressed To Impress,   Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Dressed To Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 6:00 PM

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/22/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 6:30 PM

The Mojo Rider Band,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Mojo Rider Band Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 PM

Campfire Programs,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 PM

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/22/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/22/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 9:00 AM

Featured Program: Learn to Paddle,   Trap Pond State Park

Investigate the basics of getting out on the water. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills, and paddling locations will all be covered. Both canoe and kayak instructors will be leading this program which includes one hour of instruction on the water. Pre-registration is required. We will also host this program on Sunday, July 28. $20 per person

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/23/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Featured Program: Learn to Paddle Investigate the basics of getting out on the water. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills, and paddling locations will all be covered. Both canoe and kayak instructors will be leading this program which includes one hour of instruction on the water. Pre-registration is required. We will also host this program on Sunday, July 28. $20 per person Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 9:00 AM

Learn to Paddle,   Trap Pond State Park

Investigate the basics of getting out on the water. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills, and paddling locations will all be covered. Both canoe and kayak instructors will be leading this program which includes 1 hour of on the water instruction. Call the nature center at (302) 875-5163 to register 48 hours in advance. Cost is $20

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/23/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Learn to Paddle Investigate the basics of getting out on the water. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills, and paddling locations will all be covered. Both canoe and kayak instructors will be leading this program which includes 1 hour of on the water instruction. Call the nature center at (302) 875-5163 to register 48 hours in advance. Cost is $20 Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/23/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/23/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 23 at 11:00 AM

Dip-netting Discovery,   Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Dip-netting Discovery Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 23 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/23/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 23 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/23/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons,   Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:00:00 PM 6/23/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, June 23 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/23/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 23 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, June 23 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Token of My Affection,   Fort Delaware State Park

Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it?

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Token of My Affection Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it? Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 23 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/23/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 23 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games,   Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 23 at 6:30 PM

287th Army Band,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/23/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/23/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York 287th Army Band Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/24/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 AM

Fish, Fish, Fish - FULL,   Lums Pond State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$225

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fish, Fish, Fish - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 AM

Super Swimmers - FULL,   Killens Pond State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$175

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Super Swimmers - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 AM

Rock Climbing Adventure Camp - FULL,   Alapocas Run State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp. - Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will enjoy climbing and hiking at Alapocas Run, and will go on a camping adventure. Climbing equipment is provided.

$275 per climber

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Rock Climbing Adventure Camp - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. - Test your strength, agility and concentration while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will enjoy climbing and hiking at Alapocas Run, and will go on a camping adventure. Climbing equipment is provided. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 AM

Outdoor Adventure Camp Session I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Outdoor sports such as hiking, canoeing, disc golf, learning survival skills like building shelters, orienteering, geocaching and rock climbing will be part of your camper’s adventurous week! They will also go fishing, tube the creek, and play games. Campers travel to other parks for some activities. Campers must be able to swim. No aftercare available. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp!

$265

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Camp Session I Outdoor sports such as hiking, canoeing, disc golf, learning survival skills like building shelters, orienteering, geocaching and rock climbing will be part of your camper’s adventurous week! They will also go fishing, tube the creek, and play games. Campers travel to other parks for some activities. Campers must be able to swim. No aftercare available. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Nature Wonders Session I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Spend time outside splashing in the creek, hunting insects, exploring trails, and looking for animal tracks. Learn about the marvels of nature playing exciting games and making crafts to take home. Every day has a new theme that campers will explore! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch available, Noon-1 p.m.: Pack a lunch so your Nature Wonders camper can stay an extra hour to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our Camp Staff! $30 per week/session.

$125/$30 per week/session for Lunch Bunch

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Session I Spend time outside splashing in the creek, hunting insects, exploring trails, and looking for animal tracks. Learn about the marvels of nature playing exciting games and making crafts to take home. Every day has a new theme that campers will explore! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch available, Noon-1 p.m.: Pack a lunch so your Nature Wonders camper can stay an extra hour to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our Camp Staff! $30 per week/session. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Animal Handling 101: a Training Course just for Teens! - FULL,   Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$340 ($310 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Animal Handling 101: a Training Course just for Teens! - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Fantastic Beasts and How to Care for Them,   Brandywine Zoo

Apparate into the world of fantastic beasts and magical creatures! Learn from magical game keepers about caring for phoenixes, dragons, acromantula, and much more.

$240 ($210 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fantastic Beasts and How to Care for Them Apparate into the world of fantastic beasts and magical creatures! Learn from magical game keepers about caring for phoenixes, dragons, acromantula, and much more. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Caring for Animals - FULL,   White Clay Creek State Park

This camp will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both. Lots of outdoor play near the creek, crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp.

$215

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Caring for Animals - FULL This camp will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both. Lots of outdoor play near the creek, crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Working with Animals - FULL,   White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$225

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Working with Animals - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Junior Naturalist,   Bellevue State Park

Explore a different nature theme each day through outdoor exploration, discussions and hands-on activities or crafts. Campers will use their experiences to create a nature journal for the week.

$210

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Naturalist Explore a different nature theme each day through outdoor exploration, discussions and hands-on activities or crafts. Campers will use their experiences to create a nature journal for the week. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Junior Fishing - FULL,   Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$210

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Fishing - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Mad Science,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$185 per week

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Mad Science Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Digging Cape,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover the mysteries of the land and the shore from the ground up as we “dig” into the nature of our habitats.

$200

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Digging Cape Discover the mysteries of the land and the shore from the ground up as we “dig” into the nature of our habitats. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:00 AM

Trailblazers,   Trap Pond State Park

Camp at Trap Pond for a week and develop your survival skills. This week we will explore what Trap Pond has to offer: hiking, canoeing, fishing, and more! This camp includes three overnight stays (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) in our primitive camping area with planned night activities. Two day trips will be provided: the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the Killens Pond Waterpark. Food and tents will be provided. Travel time to Cape: one hour. Travel time to Killens: 45 minutes.

$375

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Trailblazers Camp at Trap Pond for a week and develop your survival skills. This week we will explore what Trap Pond has to offer: hiking, canoeing, fishing, and more! This camp includes three overnight stays (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) in our primitive camping area with planned night activities. Two day trips will be provided: the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the Killens Pond Waterpark. Food and tents will be provided. Travel time to Cape: one hour. Travel time to Killens: 45 minutes. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9:30 AM

Wild Eats,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/24/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Wild Eats Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, June 24 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/24/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 24 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/24/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 24 at 6:00 PM

Water Park Theme Night - Cinco de Mayo,   Killens Pond State Park

Didn't get enough of Cinco de Mayo in May? Join us in June! Join the staff on special themed nights for good food, games, and poolside fun!$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/24/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Water Park Theme Night - Cinco de Mayo Didn't get enough of Cinco de Mayo in May? Join us in June! Join the staff on special themed nights for good food, games, and poolside fun!$5 per person Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 6:30 PM

The Quixote Project,   Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city!

Add to Calendar 6/24/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/24/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Quixote Project Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city! Wilmington State Parks

Tuesday, June 25 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/25/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, June 25 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/25/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/25/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Alapocas Run State Park

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/25/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground Alapocas Run State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/25/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/25/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, June 25 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

In Search Of,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York In Search Of Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 3:00 PM

Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 5:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off,   Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 PM

Outdoor Family Fun Night,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hosted by the Friends of Holts Landing State Park! Pack a picnic dinner, grab the Frisbee® and the horseshoes, and join us on select evenings throughout the summer to enjoy everything this hidden gem of a park has to offer. There will be live music and volunteers will be present to lead visitors in some hands-on activities before the sun sets.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Outdoor Family Fun Night Hosted by the Friends of Holts Landing State Park! Pack a picnic dinner, grab the Frisbee® and the horseshoes, and join us on select evenings throughout the summer to enjoy everything this hidden gem of a park has to offer. There will be live music and volunteers will be present to lead visitors in some hands-on activities before the sun sets.FREE Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/25/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM

Mark Lentz,   Holts Landing State Park

Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/25/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Mark Lentz Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Holts Landing State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lesson,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/25/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lesson Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tours,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 8:00:00 PM 6/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, June 25 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/25/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/26/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, June 26 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/26/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, June 26 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/26/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, June 26 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Steve Nobles,   Bellevue State Park

Every other Wednesday Noon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information.Steve Nobles plays Guitar and vocals.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Steve Nobles Every other Wednesday Noon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information.Steve Nobles plays Guitar and vocals. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/26/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/26/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00 PM

Wag It Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wag It Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00 PM

Members' Night,   Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo members enjoy an exclusive night at the Zoo - just for our members! Join us for an ice cream social, with ice cream provided by Woodside Farm Creamery!Fee: Free for DZS members. Sorry, guest passes are not accepted at this event.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Members' Night Brandywine Zoo members enjoy an exclusive night at the Zoo - just for our members! Join us for an ice cream social, with ice cream provided by Woodside Farm Creamery!Fee: Free for DZS members. Sorry, guest passes are not accepted at this event. Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 PM

Spokey Speakey,   Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Spokey Speakey Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 PM

Big Package Band,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Big Package Band Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:00 PM

Creeking for Critters,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Get your feet wet and search for critters that live in Brandywine Creek! Meet at Thompson’s Bridge parking lot. FREE Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Creeking for Critters Get your feet wet and search for critters that live in Brandywine Creek! Meet at Thompson’s Bridge parking lot. FREE Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, June 26 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, June 26 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/26/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/26/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, June 27 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Wilmington State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected.18th Street Playground

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected.18th Street Playground Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, June 27 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 10:30 AM

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, June 27 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, June 27 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/27/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, June 27 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/27/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 12:30 PM

Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 12:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Demonstration Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free Fort Miles

Thursday, June 27 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call,   Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/27/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM 6/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 5:30 PM

Featured Program: Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill Reenactment,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Experience the Life-Saving Station Museum's PREMIER program! See park staff and volunteers reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a rescue form the "wreck pole." Cost includes museum admission. You will have three other chances to see the reenactment this summer: Thursdays, July 18, August 1 and 15. $6.50 for adults; $5 for seniors (62 and up); $4 for youth (6-12); 5 and under are free

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill Reenactment Experience the Life-Saving Station Museum's PREMIER program! See park staff and volunteers reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a rescue form the "wreck pole." Cost includes museum admission. You will have three other chances to see the reenactment this summer: Thursdays, July 18, August 1 and 15. $6.50 for adults; $5 for seniors (62 and up); $4 for youth (6-12); 5 and under are free Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 5:30 PM

Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill Reenactment,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Experience the Life-Saving Station Museum’s PREMIER program! See park staff and volunteers reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a rescue from the “wreck pole.”Cost includes museum admission$6.50/adult; $5/senior (62 and up); $4/youth (6-12); 5 and under are free

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 5:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill Reenactment Experience the Life-Saving Station Museum’s PREMIER program! See park staff and volunteers reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a rescue from the “wreck pole.”Cost includes museum admission$6.50/adult; $5/senior (62 and up); $4/youth (6-12); 5 and under are free Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM

The Louden Backyard Band,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Louden Backyard Band Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons,   Killens Pond State Park

Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session I: Basic/Advanced Swim- Ages 5-11 Session II: Toddler and Me- Ages 6 Months- 3 years with parent/guardian Tuesdays and Thursdays June 11-June 27 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 lessons and park entrance fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, June 27 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 6/27/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/27/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th* Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 28 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, June 28 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 28 at 9:30 AM

Beach Treasures,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/28/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Treasures Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 28 at 10:00 AM

Animal Play Day,   Brandywine Zoo

Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Animal Play Day Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, June 28 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand,   Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 28 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 28 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk,   Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/28/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Fort Miles

Friday, June 28 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/28/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 28 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, June 28 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/28/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 28 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/28/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 28 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? ,   Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/28/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 28 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Friday, June 28 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, June 28 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, June 28 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 28 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, June 28 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/28/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 28 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, June 28 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, June 28 at 6:00 PM

Performing Arts Series,   Lums Pond State Park

Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, Lums Pond is hosting a performing arts series geared toward our campers this summer. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather, events are moved to the nature center. The series takes place on select Fridays and Saturdays in July and August. Free

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Performing Arts Series Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, Lums Pond is hosting a performing arts series geared toward our campers this summer. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather, events are moved to the nature center. The series takes place on select Fridays and Saturdays in July and August. Free Lums Pond State Park

Friday, June 28 at 6:30 PM

Smooth Sound Dance Band,   Killens Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/28/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Smooth Sound Dance Band Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, June 28 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 6/28/2019 7:00:00 PM 6/28/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 12:00 AM

Summer Survival Skills Series- Session 1: Shelters,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Series Back by popular demand! Join us for our four part series and learn new survival skills each session. Meet at amphitheater, park at the nature center. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged. (302)655-5740 to register. The first in our wilderness survival series focuses on shelters. Learn different types, materials, and techniques you can use to make shelter. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 12:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Summer Survival Skills Series- Session 1: Shelters Series Back by popular demand! Join us for our four part series and learn new survival skills each session. Meet at amphitheater, park at the nature center. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged. (302)655-5740 to register. The first in our wilderness survival series focuses on shelters. Learn different types, materials, and techniques you can use to make shelter. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 8:00 AM

Monthly Bird Walks,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Monthly Bird Walks Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 29 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 9:30:00 AM 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 10:00 AM

Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Tales of Slavery and Freedom Walking Tour As a border state, Delaware held a complicated position regarding slavery. Tours led by historical interpreters in period dress begin at the John Bell House on The Green every hour and last approximately 45 minutes. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, June 29 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/29/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 AM

Panning for Creek Gems- Family program,   White Clay Creek State Park

Pan the creek for garnets, magnetite, and other shiny treasures! We will provide pie plates with holes in them for advanced registered participants. Water shoes and towel recommended. Cost is $6 per person (register by noon the Friday before and receive $1 discount). Call 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/29/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Panning for Creek Gems- Family program Pan the creek for garnets, magnetite, and other shiny treasures! We will provide pie plates with holes in them for advanced registered participants. Water shoes and towel recommended. Cost is $6 per person (register by noon the Friday before and receive $1 discount). Call 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 11:00 AM

Summer Survival Skills Series- Session 1: Shelters,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Series Back by popular demand! Join us for our four part series and learn new survival skills each session. Meet at amphitheater, park at the nature center. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged. (302)655-5740 to register. The first in our wilderness survival series focuses on shelters. Learn different types, materials, and techniques you can use to make shelter. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Summer Survival Skills Series- Session 1: Shelters Series Back by popular demand! Join us for our four part series and learn new survival skills each session. Meet at amphitheater, park at the nature center. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged. (302)655-5740 to register. The first in our wilderness survival series focuses on shelters. Learn different types, materials, and techniques you can use to make shelter. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, June 29 at 11:00 AM

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 11:00 AM

Reptile Hour! ,   Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 11:00:00 AM 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Reptile Hour! Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 29 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/29/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 29 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/29/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 1:00 PM

Fish Tales,   Trap Pond State Park

Net some of our aquatic pond creatures from the shoreline.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 1:00:00 PM 6/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Fish Tales Net some of our aquatic pond creatures from the shoreline. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/29/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 29 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid,   Fort Delaware State Park

Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money?

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/29/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money? Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/29/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 29 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, June 29 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/29/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/29/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/29/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, June 29 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/29/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 3:30 PM

Dressed To Impress,   Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/29/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Dressed To Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 5:00:00 PM 6/29/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 6:30 PM

Second Chance Blues,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/29/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Second Chance Blues Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 7:30 PM

Campfire Programs,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 7:30:00 PM 6/29/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, June 29 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 6/29/2019 8:30:00 PM 6/29/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Sunday, June 30 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 10:00:00 AM 6/30/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 30 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 10:30:00 AM 6/30/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 30 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 11:15:00 AM 6/30/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 30 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 11:30:00 AM 6/30/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 30 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 12:00:00 PM 6/30/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 30 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 12:15:00 PM 6/30/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 30 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons,   Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 1:00:00 PM 6/30/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, June 30 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 1:15:00 PM 6/30/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 30 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/30/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 30 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 1:30:00 PM 6/30/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, June 30 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Token of My Affection,   Fort Delaware State Park

Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it?

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 1:45:00 PM 6/30/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Token of My Affection Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it? Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 30 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/30/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 30 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 6/30/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, June 30 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 2:15:00 PM 6/30/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 30 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 2:30:00 PM 6/30/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, June 30 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games,   Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 3:30:00 PM 6/30/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, June 30 at 6:00 PM

Jimmy & the Parrots,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 6/30/2019 6:00:00 PM 6/30/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Jimmy & the Parrots Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 1 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/1/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, July 1 at 8:30 AM

Ultimate Games Camp,   Lums Pond State Park

Who will take home the 2019 Ultimate Games Trophy? Spend two days practicing relays and on-the-water games as we build our competition skills in this three-day camp that ends in a friendly competition event between campers from Bellevue, White Clay, and Lums Pond State Parks.

$135

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Ultimate Games Camp Who will take home the 2019 Ultimate Games Trophy? Spend two days practicing relays and on-the-water games as we build our competition skills in this three-day camp that ends in a friendly competition event between campers from Bellevue, White Clay, and Lums Pond State Parks. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 1 at 9:00 AM

Jr. Zoo Keepers: Basics (A),   Brandywine Zoo

Have you always wanted to be a zoo keeper? If so, get ready for a fun filled week discovering what it takes to work at the zoo through hands-on activities and projects. Campers will be able to see how animals are cared for, visit behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Please note campers will have limited contact with select animals. It is highly recommended that attending campers be able to independently complete physically challenging activities with limited assistance and be able to safely come into contact with allergens such as animal dander and hay. Campers may only register for one session per age group.

$340 ($310 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr. Zoo Keepers: Basics (A) Have you always wanted to be a zoo keeper? If so, get ready for a fun filled week discovering what it takes to work at the zoo through hands-on activities and projects. Campers will be able to see how animals are cared for, visit behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Please note campers will have limited contact with select animals. It is highly recommended that attending campers be able to independently complete physically challenging activities with limited assistance and be able to safely come into contact with allergens such as animal dander and hay. Campers may only register for one session per age group. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 1 at 9:00 AM

Continental Creatures Special Daily Option!,   Brandywine Zoo

Take off on a journey across the planet to learn about wildlife from around the world! Each day we will discuss a new continent and the animals that call it home.

$240 ($210 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Continental Creatures Special Daily Option! Take off on a journey across the planet to learn about wildlife from around the world! Each day we will discuss a new continent and the animals that call it home. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 1 at 9:00 AM

Ultimate Games,   White Clay Creek State Park

Bring some pals for three days of games, relays and creek exploration. Then travel to Lums Pond for a friendly competition with campers from Lums Pond and Bellevue State Parks. Campers must be able to swim.

$135

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Ultimate Games Bring some pals for three days of games, relays and creek exploration. Then travel to Lums Pond for a friendly competition with campers from Lums Pond and Bellevue State Parks. Campers must be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 1 at 9:00 AM

Junior Fishing - FULL,   Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$135 for three-day camp

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Fishing - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 1 at 9:00 AM

Ultimate Games,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park, all related to the weekly theme. On Wednesday we will travel to Lums Pond State Park for a friendly competition with the camps from Lums Pond and White Clay Creek State Parks.

$135 for this 3-day Ultimate Games camp

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Ultimate Games Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park, all related to the weekly theme. On Wednesday we will travel to Lums Pond State Park for a friendly competition with the camps from Lums Pond and White Clay Creek State Parks. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 1 at 9:00 AM

Buggin Out,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Buzz around the park exploring for insects and their buggy world.

$75

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Buggin Out Buzz around the park exploring for insects and their buggy world. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 1 at 9:30 AM

Wild Eats,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/1/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Wild Eats Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 1 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/1/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 1 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/1/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 1 at 7:00 PM

Evenings at the Amphitheater,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/1/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/1/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Evenings at the Amphitheater Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/2/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, July 2 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/2/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/2/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/2/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/2/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, July 2 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, July 2 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, July 2 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, July 2 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 3:00 PM

Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 3:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 5:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 6:00 PM

Zig Zag Zumba,   Bellevue State Park

Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Zig Zag Zumba Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off,   Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 6:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 6:30 PM

Zach Coffman,   Holts Landing State Park

Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/2/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Zach Coffman Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Holts Landing State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow,   White Clay Creek State Park

Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/2/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow Moved by Nature is a playful, energetic, and powerful class designed to be representative of the ways we move in nature. Through a blend of Vinyasa yoga, primal movement, rhythmic flow, and inclusion of our natural environment, it aims to open up movement patterns we've lost to modernity. This class addresses strength, flexibility, and coordination. All are welcome, but Moved by Nature is best suited to students with an intermediate to advanced yoga and/or exercise practice. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $10 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 7:00 PM

Creatures of the Marsh,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Creatures of the Marsh Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tours,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/2/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 2 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/2/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/2/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/3/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, July 3 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/3/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 3 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/3/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/3/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 3 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/3/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 1:00 PM

Trussum Pond Paddle,   Trap Pond State Park

Navigate through cypress knees and beaver lodges as we paddle this favorite local pond. Your choice of canoe or kayak.$25 per personCall at least 48 hours in advance to register.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/3/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Trussum Pond Paddle Navigate through cypress knees and beaver lodges as we paddle this favorite local pond. Your choice of canoe or kayak.$25 per personCall at least 48 hours in advance to register. Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 1:15:00 PM 7/3/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/3/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 3 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/3/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/3/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/3/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/3/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/3/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 5:30:00 PM 7/3/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 6:00 PM

Wag It Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/3/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wag It Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 6:00 PM

Introduction to Rock Climbing,   Alapocas Run State Park

Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/3/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register. Alapocas Run State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 6:30 PM

John Clark's Little Big Band,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/3/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York John Clark's Little Big Band Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 6:30 PM

Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks.Eat some grub and enjoy the view!Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991Ages 21 and up$25 per person

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/3/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks.Eat some grub and enjoy the view!Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991Ages 21 and up$25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/3/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 7:30 PM

Holiday Kayak and Campfire,   Killens Pond State Park

Celebrate the holiday early with a guided paddle followed by a cozy campfire. Participants must be ages 12 years or older.$20 per person

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/3/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Holiday Kayak and Campfire Celebrate the holiday early with a guided paddle followed by a cozy campfire. Participants must be ages 12 years or older.$20 per person Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, July 3 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/3/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 3 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/3/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/3/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 8:00 AM

Celebrate Independence Day!,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

In collaboration with Dover's Fourth of July Celebration, the First State Heritage Park offers the following special programs and activities. For City of Dover activities, including fireworks, visit: dover4thofjuly.com. From 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. visit the Biggs Museum of Art free of charge! From 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. try the Capital Challenge by visiting each site within First State Heritage Park to complete a special holiday scavenger hunt, visit the historic Old State House for guided tours and join us at the John Bell House for 18th century games and amusements. Additionally, walking tours lead by a guide in colonial clothing will leave from the John Bell House at 12:30 (Dover's Heroes of the Revolution), 2:30 (Tales of Slavery and Freedom) and 4:30 p.m. (Dover's Heroes of the Revolution). From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. learn about Delaware's military heroes at Legislative Hall (photo ID required for adults) and enjoy patriotic music recorded by John Philip Sousa and others at the Johnson Victrola Museum. Finally, at 2 and 4 p.m. join us for the National Bell-Ringing Ceremony where we ring the Old State House bell and read the Declaration of Independence aloud from the spot where the citizens of Dover first heard it in 1776.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/4/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Celebrate Independence Day! In collaboration with Dover's Fourth of July Celebration, the First State Heritage Park offers the following special programs and activities. For City of Dover activities, including fireworks, visit: dover4thofjuly.com. From 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. visit the Biggs Museum of Art free of charge! From 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. try the Capital Challenge by visiting each site within First State Heritage Park to complete a special holiday scavenger hunt, visit the historic Old State House for guided tours and join us at the John Bell House for 18th century games and amusements. Additionally, walking tours lead by a guide in colonial clothing will leave from the John Bell House at 12:30 (Dover's Heroes of the Revolution), 2:30 (Tales of Slavery and Freedom) and 4:30 p.m. (Dover's Heroes of the Revolution). From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. learn about Delaware's military heroes at Legislative Hall (photo ID required for adults) and enjoy patriotic music recorded by John Philip Sousa and others at the Johnson Victrola Museum. Finally, at 2 and 4 p.m. join us for the National Bell-Ringing Ceremony where we ring the Old State House bell and read the Declaration of Independence aloud from the spot where the citizens of Dover first heard it in 1776. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, July 4 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/4/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 9:00 AM

Featured Program: Celebrate Independence Day!,   First State Heritage Park

In collaboration with Dover's Fourth of July Celebration, the First State Heritage Park offers special programs and activities. For City of Dover activities, including fireworks, visit dover4thofjuly.com Programs include 18th Century games, three different walking tours, patriotic music, tours of Legislative Hall, free admission to the Biggs Museum of American Art, and the National Bell-Ringing Ceremony. Capital Challenge: visit each site within the park to complete a special holiday scavenger hunt through the Heritage Park's cultural treasures and win a prize! Free

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/4/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Celebrate Independence Day! In collaboration with Dover's Fourth of July Celebration, the First State Heritage Park offers special programs and activities. For City of Dover activities, including fireworks, visit dover4thofjuly.com Programs include 18th Century games, three different walking tours, patriotic music, tours of Legislative Hall, free admission to the Biggs Museum of American Art, and the National Bell-Ringing Ceremony. Capital Challenge: visit each site within the park to complete a special holiday scavenger hunt through the Heritage Park's cultural treasures and win a prize! Free First State Heritage Park

Thursday, July 4 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 10:00 AM

Animal Play Day-Watermelon Madness!,   Brandywine Zoo

Come watch some of our animals receive special 4th of July enrichment and special training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment.Special theme: Watermelon Madness!

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/4/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Animal Play Day-Watermelon Madness! Come watch some of our animals receive special 4th of July enrichment and special training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment.Special theme: Watermelon Madness! Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 4 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/4/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 10:30 AM

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/4/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 4 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, July 4 at 11:00 AM

Live Reptile and Amphibian Show,   Killens Pond State Park

They are scaly, slimy, and alive! Meet some of our native reptiles and amphibians for a morning of family fun and learning.FREE!

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Live Reptile and Amphibian Show They are scaly, slimy, and alive! Meet some of our native reptiles and amphibians for a morning of family fun and learning.FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/4/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 4 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/4/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 12:30 PM

Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 12:30:00 PM 7/4/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Demonstration Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free Fort Miles

Thursday, July 4 at 1:00 PM

Red, White and Blue Craft at the Nature Center,   Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to make a red, white, and blue craft in honor of Independence Day. $2 per craft, free to Lums Pond Campers. To pre-register call the park office (302)368-6989

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Red, White and Blue Craft at the Nature Center Stop by the nature center between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to make a red, white, and blue craft in honor of Independence Day. $2 per craft, free to Lums Pond Campers. To pre-register call the park office (302)368-6989 Lums Pond State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/4/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call,   Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/4/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 4 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, July 4 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 2:00 PM

National Bell Ringing Ceremony,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Join us as we read the Declaration of Independence and ring the Old State House bell

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York National Bell Ringing Ceremony Join us as we read the Declaration of Independence and ring the Old State House bell First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, July 4 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/4/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 3:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/4/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 4:00 PM

National Bell Ringing Ceremony,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Join us as we read the Declaration of Independence and ring the Old State House bell

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 4:00:00 PM 7/4/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York National Bell Ringing Ceremony Join us as we read the Declaration of Independence and ring the Old State House bell First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, July 4 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk -- CANCELLED,   Cape Henlopen State Park

This program is not offered tonight because of the Lewes fireworks show.

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/4/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk -- CANCELLED This program is not offered tonight because of the Lewes fireworks show. Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 4 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 7/4/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/4/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th* Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 5 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/5/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, July 5 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/5/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 5 at 9:30 AM

Beach Treasures,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/5/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Treasures Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, July 5 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand,   Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/5/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 5 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/5/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 5 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk,   Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/5/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Fort Miles

Friday, July 5 at 11:00 AM

Hike Through History,   Auburn Valley State Park

Come join us on a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd.Free

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/5/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike Through History Come join us on a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd.Free Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, July 5 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/5/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 5 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/5/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, July 5 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/5/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 5 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 1:15:00 PM 7/5/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 5 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? ,   Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 1:45:00 PM 7/5/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 5 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/5/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Friday, July 5 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/5/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, July 5 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/5/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, July 5 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/5/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 5 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/5/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 5 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/5/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 5 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/5/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 5 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/5/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, July 5 at 6:30 PM

Mojoe,   Killens Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/5/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Mojoe Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, July 5 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/5/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, July 5 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo,   Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/5/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, July 5 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Yoga,   Lums Pond State Park

Yoga instructor and park volunteer Jess joins us again this summer for mind and body relaxation beside the best view around! Don’t forget your yoga mat. This is a free program lead by a Delaware State Park volunteer, donations accepted. Participants can pre-register by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 7/5/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/5/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Yoga Yoga instructor and park volunteer Jess joins us again this summer for mind and body relaxation beside the best view around! Don’t forget your yoga mat. This is a free program lead by a Delaware State Park volunteer, donations accepted. Participants can pre-register by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 8:00 AM

Morning Bird Walk,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy a leisurely walk along the pond to learn some basics of bird watching.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/6/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Morning Bird Walk Enjoy a leisurely walk along the pond to learn some basics of bird watching. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 9:00 AM

First Saturday: Symbols of our Nation,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Patriotism" program and make a patriotic craft, learn the story behind Delaware's state motto at the John Bell House on The Green during our "Liberty and Independence!" program, tour Legislative Hall to experience more Delaware history, enjoy some of John Philip Sousa's patriotic music at the Johnson Victrola Museum and visit Delaware's historic capitol building, The Old State House. At 10:30 a.m. visit the Delaware Public Archives for the program "Catching Apollo", a presentation by Jack Clemons on his time spent as lead engineer supporting the Apollo astronauts during their return flight from the Moon. In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 - 4 p.m. and walking tours focusing on Dover's Heroes of the Revolution will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/6/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday: Symbols of our Nation Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Patriotism" program and make a patriotic craft, learn the story behind Delaware's state motto at the John Bell House on The Green during our "Liberty and Independence!" program, tour Legislative Hall to experience more Delaware history, enjoy some of John Philip Sousa's patriotic music at the Johnson Victrola Museum and visit Delaware's historic capitol building, The Old State House. At 10:30 a.m. visit the Delaware Public Archives for the program "Catching Apollo", a presentation by Jack Clemons on his time spent as lead engineer supporting the Apollo astronauts during their return flight from the Moon. In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 - 4 p.m. and walking tours focusing on Dover's Heroes of the Revolution will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Saturday, July 6 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Rock Climbing,   Alapocas Run State Park

Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/6/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register. Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/6/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/6/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/6/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, July 6 at 11:00 AM

Squid Dissection,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 11:00 AM

Wonders of the Wetlands,   Killens Pond State Park

What is a wetland?! Join us as we explore the very question. Learn all about the wonders of the wetlands!FREE!

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wonders of the Wetlands What is a wetland?! Join us as we explore the very question. Learn all about the wonders of the wetlands!FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 11:30:00 AM 7/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 6 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 6 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/6/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 1:15:00 PM 7/6/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 6 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid,   Fort Delaware State Park

Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money?

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 1:45:00 PM 7/6/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money? Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 6 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, July 6 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/6/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 2:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 6 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 3:30 PM

Dressed To Impress,   Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Dressed To Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 6:00 PM

Performing Arts Series,   Lums Pond State Park

Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, Lums Pond is hosting a performing arts series geared toward our campers this summer. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather, events are moved to the nature center. The series takes place on select Fridays and Saturdays in July and August. Free

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Performing Arts Series Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, Lums Pond is hosting a performing arts series geared toward our campers this summer. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather, events are moved to the nature center. The series takes place on select Fridays and Saturdays in July and August. Free Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 6:00 PM

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 6:00 PM

Campground Performing Arts Series,   Lums Pond State Park

Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, on selected evenings this summer and fall, Lums Pond will be hosting a performing arts series geared towards our campers. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather events are moved to the nature center. For more information email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.govSelected Fridays & Saturdays Fridays July 26, and August 23Saturdays July 6, and August 31

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Performing Arts Series Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, on selected evenings this summer and fall, Lums Pond will be hosting a performing arts series geared towards our campers. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather events are moved to the nature center. For more information email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.govSelected Fridays & Saturdays Fridays July 26, and August 23Saturdays July 6, and August 31 Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 6:30 PM

Smooth Sound Dance Band,   Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Smooth Sound Dance Band Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 6:30 PM

Campground Hayrides,   Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Campground Hayrides Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 PM

Campfire Programs,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 PM

Truckin' Through History,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 8:00 PM

Night Hike,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hikes last between 1-1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6+FREE!

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/6/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Hike Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hikes last between 1-1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6+FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, July 6 at 8:30 PM

Owl Prowl,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/6/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/6/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 8:00 AM

Brandywine Rugby Cheesesteak 7's Tournament,   Alapocas Run State Park

Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/7/2019 5:00:00 PM America/New_York Brandywine Rugby Cheesesteak 7's Tournament Outside group event - contact event coordinators for information Alapocas Run State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 9:00 AM

Zoo Sensory Hour,   Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo can be an energetic, colorful place full of sensory stimuli, and we know this environment can be overwhelming for some guests. Join us from 9-10 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month from May-August for an inclusive experience at Brandywine

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/7/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Sensory Hour Brandywine Zoo can be an energetic, colorful place full of sensory stimuli, and we know this environment can be overwhelming for some guests. Join us from 9-10 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month from May-August for an inclusive experience at Brandywine Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 7 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/7/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids,   Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/7/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 7 at 11:00 AM

Dip-Netting Discovery,   Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Dip-Netting Discovery Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 11:30:00 AM 7/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 7 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/7/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 7 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/7/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons,   Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/7/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, July 7 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 1:15:00 PM 7/7/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 7 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/7/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Sunday, July 7 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Token of My Affection,   Fort Delaware State Park

Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it?

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 1:45:00 PM 7/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Token of My Affection Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it? Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/7/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 7 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/7/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/7/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk,   Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 2:30:00 PM 7/7/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 7 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games,   Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/7/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 6:00 PM

Featured Program: Dinner and a Paddle,   Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy your picnic dinner on the deck of the nature center then search for turtles and birds of prey on a guided kayak tour. Kayaking begins promptly at 7 p.m. We will also host this kayak tour on Sunday, August 18. $15 per person

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/7/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Dinner and a Paddle Enjoy your picnic dinner on the deck of the nature center then search for turtles and birds of prey on a guided kayak tour. Kayaking begins promptly at 7 p.m. We will also host this kayak tour on Sunday, August 18. $15 per person Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 6:00 PM

Dinner and a Paddle!,   Killens Pond State Park

Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy on the deck of the Nature Center. Then paddle the pond with a Naturalist keeping an eye open for turtles and birds of prey. Kayaking begins promptly at 7 p.m.$15 per person

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/7/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Dinner and a Paddle! Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy on the deck of the Nature Center. Then paddle the pond with a Naturalist keeping an eye open for turtles and birds of prey. Kayaking begins promptly at 7 p.m.$15 per person Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, July 7 at 6:30 PM

Spokey Speaky,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/7/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/7/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Spokey Speaky Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 8 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/8/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Monday, July 8 at 8:30 AM

Nature Scientists,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Nature is wacky and wonderful, join us as we make things fly, ooze and light up, and drop things from the roof! Campers will perform fun, safe experiments to power a potato, build an egg parachute, build a kite, make a film canister rocket, make their own ice cream, rock candy and more! We will use our science skills as we explore hiking trails, tube the Brandywine, and stomp through the creek! We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp!

$225

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Scientists Nature is wacky and wonderful, join us as we make things fly, ooze and light up, and drop things from the roof! Campers will perform fun, safe experiments to power a potato, build an egg parachute, build a kite, make a film canister rocket, make their own ice cream, rock candy and more! We will use our science skills as we explore hiking trails, tube the Brandywine, and stomp through the creek! We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 8 at 8:30 AM

Water Adventures Session I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

From swimming and tubing the Brandywine to stream stomps, boat races, raft building contests, campers will cool off and learn about aquatics! We will play games, hike trails, visit the marsh, and have adventures! Campers must be able to swim. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp!

$225

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Water Adventures Session I From swimming and tubing the Brandywine to stream stomps, boat races, raft building contests, campers will cool off and learn about aquatics! We will play games, hike trails, visit the marsh, and have adventures! Campers must be able to swim. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 8 at 8:30 AM

Pirates of the Pond - FULL,   Lums Pond State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pirates of the Pond - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 8 at 8:30 AM

Wings and Things - FULL,   Killens Pond State Park

We can discover the wonders of nature through fun crafts and games! We will explore the pond to the fullest through hiking and boating. Getting up close to the wild things that call this place home!

$175

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wings and Things - FULL We can discover the wonders of nature through fun crafts and games! We will explore the pond to the fullest through hiking and boating. Getting up close to the wild things that call this place home! Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 8 at 8:30 AM

Rock and Rappel Climbing Camp,   Alapocas Run State Park

Challenge your mental and physical skills while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will discover the basics of top rope climbing, learn belaying and rappelling, and have an adventure. Climbing equipment is provided.

$325 per climber

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Rock and Rappel Climbing Camp Challenge your mental and physical skills while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will discover the basics of top rope climbing, learn belaying and rappelling, and have an adventure. Climbing equipment is provided. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

Jr. Zoo Keepers: Advanced (A) - FULL,   Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full. Please select another camp - Have you always wanted to be a zoo keeper? If so, get ready for a fun filled week discovering what it takes to work at the zoo through hands-on activities and projects. Campers will be able to see how animals are cared for, visit behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Please note campers will have limited contact with select animals. It is highly recommended that attending campers be able to independently complete physically challenging activities with limited assistance and be able to safely come into contact with allergens such as animal dander and hay. Campers may only register for one session per age group.

$340 ($310 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr. Zoo Keepers: Advanced (A) - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp - Have you always wanted to be a zoo keeper? If so, get ready for a fun filled week discovering what it takes to work at the zoo through hands-on activities and projects. Campers will be able to see how animals are cared for, visit behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Please note campers will have limited contact with select animals. It is highly recommended that attending campers be able to independently complete physically challenging activities with limited assistance and be able to safely come into contact with allergens such as animal dander and hay. Campers may only register for one session per age group. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

Saving Animals From Extinction - FULL,   Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full. Please select another camp - SAFE is initiative through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to save endangered animals through the work of zoos, aquariums, and YOU. Come and learn about how zoos save species found all over the world and what YOU can do to help.

$240 ($210 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Saving Animals From Extinction - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp - SAFE is initiative through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to save endangered animals through the work of zoos, aquariums, and YOU. Come and learn about how zoos save species found all over the world and what YOU can do to help. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

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

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$195

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Knights, Gnomes & Fairies of the White Clay Kingdom - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

Adventure Rangers - FULL,   White Clay Creek State Park

This camp will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both. Lots of outdoor play near the creek, crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp. Learn to tackle the tasks of a park ranger in this camp about adventures and conservation. Includes an exciting adventure on a rescue boat, kayaking at Lums Pond and learning how to track animals in the park. Must be able to swim.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Adventure Rangers - FULL This camp will explore the differences between wild animals and pets and how we care for both. Lots of outdoor play near the creek, crafts and live animal guests will be a part of this camp. Learn to tackle the tasks of a park ranger in this camp about adventures and conservation. Includes an exciting adventure on a rescue boat, kayaking at Lums Pond and learning how to track animals in the park. Must be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

Young Explorers Camp: Nature’s Rainbows,   Bellevue State Park

Each day, explore a nature topic through a hands-on hike and nature craft. Daily activities relate to the theme of the week and are documented on our “Look What We Did Today” wall for parents to see. Each week will be different, so sign up for one or all three! Before care is available, no after care.

$100 per week

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Young Explorers Camp: Nature’s Rainbows Each day, explore a nature topic through a hands-on hike and nature craft. Daily activities relate to the theme of the week and are documented on our “Look What We Did Today” wall for parents to see. Each week will be different, so sign up for one or all three! Before care is available, no after care. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

Fishing Camp (Traveling Camp) - FULL,   Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$300 per week

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fishing Camp (Traveling Camp) - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

Wild Wild West,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme.

$185 per week

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wild Wild West Bellevue State Park is the place to be this summer! Activities include sports and games, nature exploration, arts and crafts, and a weekly field trip outside of the park all related to the weekly theme. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

Operation Fort Miles,   Fort Miles

Experience Fort Miles history and develop the skills you need to complete the final rescue mission.

$250

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Operation Fort Miles Experience Fort Miles history and develop the skills you need to complete the final rescue mission. Fort Miles

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 AM

Fishing Frenzy,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy fishing at Trap Pond. Develop your knot-tying skills and learn about aquatic pond life. We will fish from the banks, bridges, and docks of Trap Pond. A fishing tournament will be held on Friday. Everyone’s a winner! Beginners welcome.

$150

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fishing Frenzy Enjoy fishing at Trap Pond. Develop your knot-tying skills and learn about aquatic pond life. We will fish from the banks, bridges, and docks of Trap Pond. A fishing tournament will be held on Friday. Everyone’s a winner! Beginners welcome. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, July 8 at 9:30 AM

Wild Eats,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/8/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Wild Eats Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 8 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/8/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 8 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/8/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 8 at 6:30 PM

Jea Streat, Jr.,   Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city!

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/8/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Jea Streat, Jr. Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city! Wilmington State Parks

Monday, July 8 at 7:00 PM

Evenings at the Amphitheater,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/8/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Evenings at the Amphitheater Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, July 8 at 9:00 PM

An Introduction to the Night Sky,   Bellevue State Park

Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. No fee

Add to Calendar 7/8/2019 9:00:00 PM 7/8/2019 10:30:00 PM America/New_York An Introduction to the Night Sky Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. No fee Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 8:00 AM

Junior Lifeguard Program,   Cape Henlopen State Park

The Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol is once again offering a Junior Lifeguard Program for kids ages 9 to 16. This fun and educational program is designed to teach the importance of water safety, surf rescue techniques, minor first aid, and respect for natural resources, and to provide participants with the knowledge and experience of true ocean rescuers. Junior Lifeguards are eligible to register as United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) members and/or compete in USLA Junior Competitions. Junior Lifeguards in the 14- to 16-year-old age bracket looking to learn more about full-time guarding may enroll in our mentoring program at no additional charge, which runs from 9 a.m. to -1 p.m. each Thursday. Important: Cape Henlopen State Park has 2 separate registration packets available – you must use the Junior Lifeguard packet to register for this program.

$25 (+optional swimsuit/optional USLA membership)

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/1/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Junior Lifeguard Program The Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol is once again offering a Junior Lifeguard Program for kids ages 9 to 16. This fun and educational program is designed to teach the importance of water safety, surf rescue techniques, minor first aid, and respect for natural resources, and to provide participants with the knowledge and experience of true ocean rescuers. Junior Lifeguards are eligible to register as United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) members and/or compete in USLA Junior Competitions. Junior Lifeguards in the 14- to 16-year-old age bracket looking to learn more about full-time guarding may enroll in our mentoring program at no additional charge, which runs from 9 a.m. to -1 p.m. each Thursday. Important: Cape Henlopen State Park has 2 separate registration packets available – you must use the Junior Lifeguard packet to register for this program. Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/9/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Tuesday, July 9 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/9/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/9/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Alapocas Run State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/9/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground Alapocas Run State Parks

Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/9/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/9/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, July 9 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, July 9 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, July 9 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, July 9 at 2:00 PM

In Search Of,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York In Search Of Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 3:00 PM

Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 3:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 5:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off,   Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 6:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 PM

Twice Removed,   Holts Landing State Park

Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/9/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Twice Removed Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Holts Landing State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons,   Killens Pond State Park

Session III: Basic/Advanced Swim - Ages 5-11 Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9- July 25 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 Lessons and Park Entrance Fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/9/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session III: Basic/Advanced Swim - Ages 5-11 Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9- July 25 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 Lessons and Park Entrance Fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 7:00 PM

Creatures of the Marsh,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Creatures of the Marsh Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tours,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/9/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 9 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/9/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/9/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/10/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Wednesday, July 10 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/10/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 10 at 11:00 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/10/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 10 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Peter McCarthy,   Bellevue State Park

Every other Wednesday Noon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information.Peter McCarthy plays pop, rock, oldies and jazz.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Peter McCarthy Every other Wednesday Noon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information.Peter McCarthy plays pop, rock, oldies and jazz. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Peter McCarthy,   Bellevue State Park

Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Peter McCarthy Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 12:00 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 1:00 PM

Museum Theater: Swallowing the Yellow Dog,   Fort Delaware State Park

Two Confederate prisoners debate whether or not to take the “Oath of Allegiance” to the North. What should they do?

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Swallowing the Yellow Dog Two Confederate prisoners debate whether or not to take the “Oath of Allegiance” to the North. What should they do? Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 10 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 2:00 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/10/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 5:30:00 PM 7/10/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 6:00 PM

Wag It Off,   Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wag It Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 6:00 PM

Family Fun Night,   Brandywine Zoo

No rain date.Special evening hours hosted by 93.7 WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities, and, of course, live animals!Fee: $1 admission for everyone. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, too!

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fun Night No rain date.Special evening hours hosted by 93.7 WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities, and, of course, live animals!Fee: $1 admission for everyone. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, too! Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 PM

Darnell Miller,   Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/10/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Darnell Miller Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 PM

Kategory 5,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/10/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Kategory 5 Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 PM

Featured Program: Make Your Own Ice-Cream,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Shake, Shake, Shake your way to yummy homemade treats. Make delicious ice cream using only your muscles. $2 per person This program is part of our Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs, held weekly on Wednesdays June 12 - August 21. Each week features something unique!

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Make Your Own Ice-Cream Shake, Shake, Shake your way to yummy homemade treats. Make delicious ice cream using only your muscles. $2 per person This program is part of our Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs, held weekly on Wednesdays June 12 - August 21. Each week features something unique! Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 PM

Trap Pond Partners Meeting,   Trap Pond State Park

The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Trap Pond Partners Meeting The Trap Pond Partners meet at the nature center on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The partners are dedicated of the preservation of the park and community involvement. Visit www.trappondpartners.com/ Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 PM

Make Your Own Ice Cream I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Shake, shake, shake your way to yummy homemade treats! Join us after your dinner picnic and our Naturalists will show you how to make delicious homemade ice cream using only your muscles to shake it up! $2 per person Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/10/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Make Your Own Ice Cream I Shake, shake, shake your way to yummy homemade treats! Join us after your dinner picnic and our Naturalists will show you how to make delicious homemade ice cream using only your muscles to shake it up! $2 per person Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/10/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 10 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour,   Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/10/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 10 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/10/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/10/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/11/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Thursday, July 11 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/11/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 9:30 AM

Terrific Toddlers - Pollinator Picnic,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Our pollinator gardens are full of native flowers buzzing with pollinators of all sorts! Learn more about the colorful flowers of Brandywine Creek State Park as we visit the pollinator gardens around the nature center. Finish off the day with a fun flower craft and story with snacks.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/11/2019 10:15:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers - Pollinator Picnic Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Our pollinator gardens are full of native flowers buzzing with pollinators of all sorts! Learn more about the colorful flowers of Brandywine Creek State Park as we visit the pollinator gardens around the nature center. Finish off the day with a fun flower craft and story with snacks. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/11/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go,   Wilmington State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/11/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, July 11 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/11/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 10:30 AM

Story Time,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/11/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 11 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/11/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, July 11 at 11:00 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/11/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 11 at 12:00 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 12:30 PM

Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 12:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Demonstration Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free Fort Miles

Thursday, July 11 at 1:00 PM

Museum Theater: Swallowing the Yellow Dog,   Fort Delaware State Park

Two Confederate prisoners debate whether or not to take the “Oath of Allegiance” to the North. What should they do?

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Swallowing the Yellow Dog Two Confederate prisoners debate whether or not to take the “Oath of Allegiance” to the North. What should they do? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 1:30 PM

Nature Explorers - Pollinator Picnic,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all four- to six-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Our pollinator gardens are full of native flowers buzzing with pollinators of all sorts! Learn more about the colorful flowers of Brandywine Creek State Park as we visit the pollinator gardens around the nature center. Finish off the day with a fun flower craft and story with snacks.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 2:15:00 PM America/New_York Nature Explorers - Pollinator Picnic Calling all four- to six-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child Our pollinator gardens are full of native flowers buzzing with pollinators of all sorts! Learn more about the colorful flowers of Brandywine Creek State Park as we visit the pollinator gardens around the nature center. Finish off the day with a fun flower craft and story with snacks. Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call,   Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 11 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, July 11 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 2:00 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 3:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes,   Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 5:30 PM

Parrot Party,   Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy a tropical evening with free-flight macaws from Animal Behavior & Conservation Connections, sip tropical drinks and savor tasty treats from Bellefonte Brewing Company and Big Fish Events, while strolling through the zoo, at this annual summer-time fundraiser for the Zoo. Live music by Panama Rex.Fee: Members: $30* | Non-Members: $40* | $20 for Designated DriverRegister Online. *2 drink tickets with each purchase. Additional drinks may be purchased.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 5:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Parrot Party Enjoy a tropical evening with free-flight macaws from Animal Behavior & Conservation Connections, sip tropical drinks and savor tasty treats from Bellefonte Brewing Company and Big Fish Events, while strolling through the zoo, at this annual summer-time fundraiser for the Zoo. Live music by Panama Rex.Fee: Members: $30* | Non-Members: $40* | $20 for Designated DriverRegister Online. *2 drink tickets with each purchase. Additional drinks may be purchased. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 11 at 6:00 PM

Bridging the Past to the Future,   Auburn Valley State Park

Join a park interpreter on a guided walk on the Yorklyn Bridge Trail to see the Marshall Family Bridge. This bridge is the first in a series of bridges coming to the park. Learn more about this bridge and how it got its new life at in Yorklyn. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail parking lot at 1149 Yorklyn Rd.Free

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Bridging the Past to the Future Join a park interpreter on a guided walk on the Yorklyn Bridge Trail to see the Marshall Family Bridge. This bridge is the first in a series of bridges coming to the park. Learn more about this bridge and how it got its new life at in Yorklyn. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail parking lot at 1149 Yorklyn Rd.Free Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 6:00 PM

Featured Program: Bridging the Past to the Future,   Auburn Valley State Park

Join a park interpreter on a guided walk to see the Marshall Family Bridge, the first in a series of bridges coming to the park. Learn more about it and how it got its new life at in Yorklyn. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail parking lot at 1149 Yorklyn Rd. Free

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/11/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Bridging the Past to the Future Join a park interpreter on a guided walk to see the Marshall Family Bridge, the first in a series of bridges coming to the park. Learn more about it and how it got its new life at in Yorklyn. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail parking lot at 1149 Yorklyn Rd. Free Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 6:30 PM

Seven Rings,   Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Seven Rings Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons,   Killens Pond State Park

Session III: Basic/Advanced Swim - Ages 5-11Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9- July 25Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 Lessons and Park Entrance Fee)For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session III: Basic/Advanced Swim - Ages 5-11Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9- July 25Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 Lessons and Park Entrance Fee)For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Kayak,   Lums Pond State Park

So much of what we do at Lums is recreational but do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us on the pond at sunset, the best hours for wildlife! Open to participants 14 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). $22 per person (single kayak) or $35 per couple in a tandem (two seated) kayak. For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989.

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Kayak So much of what we do at Lums is recreational but do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us on the pond at sunset, the best hours for wildlife! Open to participants 14 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). $22 per person (single kayak) or $35 per couple in a tandem (two seated) kayak. For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 11 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase!,   Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 7/11/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/11/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th* Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 12 at 12:00 AM

Warbirds over DE,   Lums Pond State Park

For more information please visit: https://delawarerc.org/warbirds.htm

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM 7/14/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Warbirds over DE For more information please visit: https://delawarerc.org/warbirds.htm Lums Pond State Park

Friday, July 12 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park Website Calendar

Friday, July 12 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 12 at 9:30 AM

Beach Treasures,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/12/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Treasures Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, July 12 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand,   Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 12 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 12 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk,   Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Fort Miles

Friday, July 12 at 11:30 AM

Guided Tour,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 11:30:00 AM 7/12/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 12 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/12/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, July 12 at 12:30 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 12:30:00 PM 7/12/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 12 at 1:30 PM

Sally Port Singers,   Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/12/2019 1:45:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 12 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature,   Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/12/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Friday, July 12 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/12/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, July 12 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour,   Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, July 12 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/12/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 12 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/12/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 12 at 2:00 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? ,   Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/12/2019 2:15:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 12 at 2:30 PM

Musketry Demonstration,   Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 2:30:00 PM 7/12/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 12 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner,   Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 7/12/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/12/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 12 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour,   Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.