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Events + Programs


Saturday, January 19 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 9:00 1/19/2019 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 9:00 1/19/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, January 19 at 09:30 a.m.

Cub Scouts Workshop: Critter Care,   Brandywine Zoo

Critter Care 9:30 a.m. - noon Bear Cubs Learn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have.

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 9:30 1/19/2019 12:00 America/New_York Cub Scouts Workshop: Critter Care Critter Care 9:30 a.m. - noon Bear Cubs Learn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, January 19 at 10 a.m.

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 10:00 1/19/2019 15:00 America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, January 19 at 10 a.m.

Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches,   Delaware Seashore State Park

There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. See some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up $5 per person Call (302)227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 10:00 1/19/2019 11:30 America/New_York Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. See some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up $5 per person Call (302)227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 11:00 AM

Chillin’ with Reptiles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Reptiles don’t like it cold, so where do they go and how do theysurvive the winter? We’ll answer these questions and give you a chance to seeand touch our captive snakes and turtles during this indoor presentation. Limit40. Pre-registrationrequired by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 11:00:00 AM 1/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Chillin’ with Reptiles Reptiles don’t like it cold, so where do they go and how do theysurvive the winter? We’ll answer these questions and give you a chance to seeand touch our captive snakes and turtles during this indoor presentation. Limit40. Pre-registrationrequired by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 11:00:00 AM 1/19/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, January 19 at 11 a.m.

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. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 11:00 1/19/2019 11:45 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 Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 12 p.m.

Life on the Home Front,   Fort DuPont State Park

During the World Wars, everyone needed to contribute to the war effort (even kids!). Can you imagine what that was like? Come find out at this special program! Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 12:00 1/19/2019 15:00 America/New_York Life on the Home Front During the World Wars, everyone needed to contribute to the war effort (even kids!). Can you imagine what that was like? Come find out at this special program! Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 1 p.m.

Open House Tour,   Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 13:00 1/19/2019 14:00 America/New_York Open House Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. The Marshall Steam Museum will be closed until April. $8 per adult $4 per child under 13. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 1 p.m.

PaintNite by Day,   Killens Pond State Park

Sip wine and express your inner artist. Meet at the Nature Center. No prior experience needed. Must be 21 or older. One glass provided; additional glasses may be purchased. Pre-Registration is required, call 302-284-4299. $35 per person. This program is brought to you by the Friends of Killens Pond. .

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 13:00 1/19/2019 15:00 America/New_York PaintNite by Day Sip wine and express your inner artist. Meet at the Nature Center. No prior experience needed. Must be 21 or older. One glass provided; additional glasses may be purchased. Pre-Registration is required, call 302-284-4299. $35 per person. This program is brought to you by the Friends of Killens Pond. . Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 1 p.m.

Squid Dissection,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Study one of the most specialized invertebrates of the sea! A park naturalist will guide a dissection and participants will get to see, first-hand, some of the squid’s unique adaptations for survival. Pre-registration required. Limit 1 adult per child; adults pay. Ages 8 and up $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 to for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 13:00 1/19/2019 14:30 America/New_York Squid Dissection Study one of the most specialized invertebrates of the sea! A park naturalist will guide a dissection and participants will get to see, first-hand, some of the squid’s unique adaptations for survival. Pre-registration required. Limit 1 adult per child; adults pay. Ages 8 and up $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 to for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 01:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 1:00:00 PM 1/19/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 1 p.m.

Social Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

A good hike in the park and good conversation! Meet at Nature Center FREE EVENT

Add to Calendar 01/19/2019 01:00 PM 01/19/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Social Hike A good hike in the park and good conversation! Meet at Nature Center FREE EVENT Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 3 p.m.

Chilly Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Ever wonder how animals prepare for the winter? We will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 15:00 1/19/2019 16:30 America/New_York Chilly Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Ever wonder how animals prepare for the winter? We will take a close look at how animals beat the chill. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, January 19 at 5 p.m.

Lantern Tour of Fort Miles,   Fort Miles

Tour the Fort Miles Gun Battery by lantern light and experience how soldiers defended our coast during World War II. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 5:00:00 PM 1/19/2019 6:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour of Fort Miles Tour the Fort Miles Gun Battery by lantern light and experience how soldiers defended our coast during World War II. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, January 19 at 7 p.m.

Lantern Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 to for more information or to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/19/2019 19:00 1/19/2019 20:30 America/New_York Lantern Tour Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 to for more information or to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, January 20 at 1 p.m.

Bellevue Hall Tour,   Bellevue State Park

Join us for a tour of the elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier, the national historic site and former home of James and Dolley Madison. Interesting details of the tour include a “secret” passageway to his billiards room, and an underground tunnel. Pre-register by 4 p.m. on January 19. $8 per person Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 1/20/2019 13:00 1/20/2019 14:30 America/New_York Bellevue Hall Tour Join us for a tour of the elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier, the national historic site and former home of James and Dolley Madison. Interesting details of the tour include a “secret” passageway to his billiards room, and an underground tunnel. Pre-register by 4 p.m. on January 19. $8 per person Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Sunday, January 20 at 1 p.m.

Beachcombing Today,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to the park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home ?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “New Age Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/20/2019 13:00 1/20/2019 14:30 America/New_York Beachcombing Today Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to the park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home ?" Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “New Age Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Sunday, January 20 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/20/2019 13:30 1/20/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, January 20 at 2 p.m.

Snow Tracks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/20/2019 14:00 1/20/2019 15:00 America/New_York Snow Tracks Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, January 20 at 2 p.m.

Snowflake Tea and House Tour Judge Morris Estate,   White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for a lovely winter tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. $16 per person Preregistration required call 302-368-6900. Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/13/2019 14:00 1/13/2019 15:30 America/New_York Snowflake Tea and House Tour Judge Morris Estate Join us for a lovely winter tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. $16 per person Preregistration required call 302-368-6900. Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, January 21 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 8:00 1/21/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, January 21 at 9 a.m.

"The Dean of Black Politicians": The Life and Work of Herman Holloway,   First State Heritage Park

Guided tours will explore the life of Herman Holloway, one of Delaware's most prominent African-American politicians, who served as both a State Representative and as a State Senator during the 1960's. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 16:30 America/New_York "The Dean of Black Politicians": The Life and Work of Herman Holloway Guided tours will explore the life of Herman Holloway, one of Delaware's most prominent African-American politicians, who served as both a State Representative and as a State Senator during the 1960's. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave First State Heritage Park

Monday, January 21 at 9 a.m.

Courage and Freedom,   First State Heritage Park

Interpretive tours will feature three compelling stories of courageous Delawareans whose fight for freedom and equality began at the Old State House. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 16:30 America/New_York Courage and Freedom Interpretive tours will feature three compelling stories of courageous Delawareans whose fight for freedom and equality began at the Old State House. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

Monday, January 21 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, January 21 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: MLK Jr. Day - Animal Play Day ,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13 Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. MLK Jr. Day - Animal Play Day (APD) How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important? https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/.

Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 15:30 America/New_York Zoo Camp: MLK Jr. Day - Animal Play Day Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13 Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. MLK Jr. Day - Animal Play Day (APD) How do animals stay healthy through play and why is it important? https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, January 21 at 9 a.m.

The Struggle,   First State Heritage Park

Interpretive tours will focus on the civil rights activist Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson, who were recording artists for Victor Records. Hear their music on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 9:00 1/21/2019 16:30 America/New_York The Struggle Interpretive tours will focus on the civil rights activist Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson, who were recording artists for Victor Records. Hear their music on authentic talking machines. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Monday, January 21 at 10 a.m.

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

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. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 10:00 1/21/2019 15:00 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. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Monday, January 21 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 11:00 1/21/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, January 21 at 2 p.m.

School's Out Science Fun! Introduction to Microscopes,   White Clay Creek State Park

Becoming a “Micronaut:” Introduction to Microscopes Monday, January 21 2 – 3:30 p.m. Children ages 6 and up will learn to use two types of microscopes in this science fun program. Pre-Registration Required! Call 302-368-6900.$5 per person. Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 14:00 1/21/2019 15:30 America/New_York School's Out Science Fun! Introduction to Microscopes Becoming a “Micronaut:” Introduction to Microscopes Monday, January 21 2 – 3:30 p.m. Children ages 6 and up will learn to use two types of microscopes in this science fun program. Pre-Registration Required! Call 302-368-6900.$5 per person. Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, January 21 at 05:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Call 302-761-6963 by 4 pm the last business day before for meeting location. FREE. call for meeting location

Add to Calendar 1/21/2019 17:30 1/21/2019 18:30 America/New_York Full Moon Hike Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Call 302-761-6963 by 4 pm the last business day before for meeting location. FREE. call for meeting location Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, January 22 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/22/2019 8:00 1/22/2019 16:30 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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, January 22 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/22/2019 17:00 1/22/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, January 23 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/23/2019 8:00 1/23/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, January 23 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Peek-A-Boo! Where Are You? Camouflage,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 1/23/2019 10:00 1/23/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Peek-A-Boo! Where Are You? Camouflage Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Thursday, January 24 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/24/2019 8:00 1/24/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m.

Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/24/2019 19:00 1/24/2019 20:30 America/New_York Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, January 25 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/25/2019 8:00 1/25/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, January 25 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 1/25/2019 11:00:00 AM 1/25/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, January 26 at 8 a.m.

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. Brandywine Creek State Park, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 8:00 1/26/2019 10:00 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, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 9:00 1/26/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m.

Winter Waterfowl ,   Trap Pond State Park

Take a walk along the pond and spot some of our wonderful waterfowl. Binoculars will be provided; all you need are warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 10:00 1/26/2019 11:00 America/New_York Winter Waterfowl Take a walk along the pond and spot some of our wonderful waterfowl. Binoculars will be provided; all you need are warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m.

Historic Town Tour,   Port Penn Interpretive Center

Join us for a walk through historic Port Penn! Learn about the buildings and their historical significance, and how they helped shape the community. A kids' scavenger hunt makes it fun for the whole family! Program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. . Port Penn Interpretive Center, Road 2, Port Penn, DE 19731, USA

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 10:00 1/26/2019 11:00 America/New_York Historic Town Tour Join us for a walk through historic Port Penn! Learn about the buildings and their historical significance, and how they helped shape the community. A kids' scavenger hunt makes it fun for the whole family! Program meets at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. . Port Penn Interpretive Center, Road 2, Port Penn, DE 19731, USA Port Penn Interpretive Center

Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m.

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour,   First State Heritage Park

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 10:00 1/26/2019 15:00 America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class.

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 10:00 1/26/2019 12:00 America/New_York Floral Design Class Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 11:00 AM

Seals at the Beach ,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Stranded or just hanging out? Find out which species you may seeand what these marine mammals are doing on our beaches in the winter. Dress togo outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 11:00:00 AM 1/26/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Seals at the Beach Stranded or just hanging out? Find out which species you may seeand what these marine mammals are doing on our beaches in the winter. Dress togo outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series,   Fort Miles

Three Wars of the Battleship Missouri January 26 Launched in 1944, the Missouri was the last US battleship ever built and the last to serve. Today the Missouri is at Pearl Harbor, but the Fort Miles Museum and Artillery Park has an original barrel of Turret One on display. This is her story from WWII to the First Gulf War. Free

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 11:00:00 AM 1/26/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series Three Wars of the Battleship Missouri January 26 Launched in 1944, the Missouri was the last US battleship ever built and the last to serve. Today the Missouri is at Pearl Harbor, but the Fort Miles Museum and Artillery Park has an original barrel of Turret One on display. This is her story from WWII to the First Gulf War. Free Fort Miles

Saturday, January 26 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Civil War 101,   Fort Delaware State Park

This lecture-style program is a great introduction to the American Civil War. We will talk about how the Civil War started, and what the legacy of the war is today. This is a great program for those that would like to learn about the Civil War, but don't know how to get started. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 13:00 1/26/2019 14:00 America/New_York Featured Program: Civil War 101 This lecture-style program is a great introduction to the American Civil War. We will talk about how the Civil War started, and what the legacy of the war is today. This is a great program for those that would like to learn about the Civil War, but don't know how to get started. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 1 p.m.

Shiver-No-More Shelter Building,   Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the Nature Center to learn about survival shelters! Learn techniques for building warmer shelters and then try your hand at building your own. FREE.

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 13:00 1/26/2019 14:00 America/New_York Shiver-No-More Shelter Building Meet at the Nature Center to learn about survival shelters! Learn techniques for building warmer shelters and then try your hand at building your own. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 01:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free

Add to Calendar 1/26/2019 1:00:00 PM 1/26/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 1 p.m.

Wilderness Survival: Shelter Building,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Learn how to build yourself a simple shelter in case you ever find yourself stranded in the wilderness! meet at the Nature Center $5.00

Add to Calendar 01/26/2019 01:00 PM 01/26/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Wilderness Survival: Shelter Building Learn how to build yourself a simple shelter in case you ever find yourself stranded in the wilderness! meet at the Nature Center $5.00 Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, January 26 at 6 p.m.

Starry Night Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Star gazing at the skies above the park. Dress warmly! Meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person

Add to Calendar 01/26/2019 06:00 PM 01/26/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night Hike Star gazing at the skies above the park. Dress warmly! Meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, January 27 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 1/27/2019 13:30 1/27/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Monday, January 28 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/28/2019 8:00 1/28/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, January 28 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 1/28/2019 9:00 1/28/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, January 28 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 1/28/2019 11:00 1/28/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, January 29 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/29/2019 8:00 1/29/2019 16:30 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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, January 29 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/29/2019 17:00 1/29/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, January 30 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/30/2019 8:00 1/30/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, January 30 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club- Tracks in the Snow,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 1/30/2019 10:00 1/30/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club- Tracks in the Snow Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Thursday, January 31 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 1/31/2019 8:00 1/31/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, January 31 at 7 p.m.

Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 1/31/2019 19:00 1/31/2019 20:30 America/New_York Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, February 01 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/1/2019 8:00 2/1/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, February 01 at 11 a.m.

Estate Walk,   Auburn Valley State Park

Enjoy a stroll around the grounds of Auburn Heights. Learn more about Auburn Heights and the Marshall family while enjoying the Victorian architecture and the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is available in the event lot on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 2/1/2019 11:00 2/1/2019 11:45 America/New_York Estate Walk Enjoy a stroll around the grounds of Auburn Heights. Learn more about Auburn Heights and the Marshall family while enjoying the Victorian architecture and the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is available in the event lot on Creek Road across from the mansion. Free. Auburn Heights Preserve, 3000 Creek Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, February 01 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 2/1/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/1/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, February 02 at 9 a.m.

"The Dean of Black Politicians": The Life and Work of Herman Holloway,   First State Heritage Park

While touring Delaware's Capitol Building, learn about the legal fight for civil rights and explore the life of Herman Holloway, one of Delaware's most prominent African-American politicians, who served as both a State Representative and a State Senator during the 1960's. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York "The Dean of Black Politicians": The Life and Work of Herman Holloway While touring Delaware's Capitol Building, learn about the legal fight for civil rights and explore the life of Herman Holloway, one of Delaware's most prominent African-American politicians, who served as both a State Representative and a State Senator during the 1960's. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 9 a.m.

African-American Music and the Victor Talking Machine Company,   First State Heritage Park

Guided tours will highlight the musical careers of some of the most famous African-American artists who worked for the Victor Talking Machine company from 1901 to 1929. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York African-American Music and the Victor Talking Machine Company Guided tours will highlight the musical careers of some of the most famous African-American artists who worked for the Victor Talking Machine company from 1901 to 1929. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 9 a.m.

Biggs Kids: Inspired by Africa,   First State Heritage Park

Many Americans have ancestors that lived in Africa. To celebrate that heritage, make works of art inspired by African designs and crafts. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:00 America/New_York Biggs Kids: Inspired by Africa Many Americans have ancestors that lived in Africa. To celebrate that heritage, make works of art inspired by African designs and crafts. Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 9 a.m.

Navigating a Segregated State: The Successes and Hardships of Travel for African Americans,   First State Heritage Park

Explore the daily challenges faced by people of color travelling through and out of the state from the foundation of the nation through the Civil Rights Act of 1964. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 9:00 2/2/2019 16:30 America/New_York Navigating a Segregated State: The Successes and Hardships of Travel for African Americans Explore the daily challenges faced by people of color travelling through and out of the state from the foundation of the nation through the Civil Rights Act of 1964. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 9 a.m.

Day Camp Registration,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park’s 2019 Summer Day Camp Registration begins at 9 a.m. on February 2 at the Park Office on Carr Road. Register early at the Open House on January 17. To receive a 2019 Summer Camp Brochure, call (302) 761-6963. Park Office at 800 Carr Road, Bellevue State Park

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Add to Calendar 4 15 America/New_York Day Camp Registration Bellevue State Park’s 2019 Summer Day Camp Registration begins at 9 a.m. on February 2 at the Park Office on Carr Road. Register early at the Open House on January 17. To receive a 2019 Summer Camp Brochure, call (302) 761-6963. Park Office at 800 Carr Road, Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 10 a.m.

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

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. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 10:00 2/2/2019 15:00 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. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 10 a.m.

The Rosedale Beach Hotel and Resort,   First State Heritage Park

Tamara Jubilee-Shaw will examine the history of this special Delaware resort which was one of the few places for people of color to go for entertainment and hotel accommodations before desegregation. Delaware Public Archives, 121 M.L.K. Jr Blvd N, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 10:00 2/2/2019 11:00 America/New_York The Rosedale Beach Hotel and Resort Tamara Jubilee-Shaw will examine the history of this special Delaware resort which was one of the few places for people of color to go for entertainment and hotel accommodations before desegregation. Delaware Public Archives, 121 M.L.K. Jr Blvd N, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 10 a.m.

Tours of the Governor's House,   First State Heritage Park

Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware's Governor since 1965. Woodburn: The Governor's House, 151 Kings Hwy, Dover

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 10:00 2/2/2019 13:00 America/New_York Tours of the Governor's House Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware's Governor since 1965. Woodburn: The Governor's House, 151 Kings Hwy, Dover First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 11 a.m.

African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware,   First State Heritage Park

This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 11:00 2/2/2019 12:00 America/New_York African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 11 a.m.

Summer Camp Saturday!,   Lums Pond State Park

Attend one of these programs that will “sample” things we do in summer camps! Meet a nature center animal, make a nature gnome or play fun camp games! Pre-registration required by the Friday before by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free .

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Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 11:00 2/2/2019 12:00 America/New_York Summer Camp Saturday! Attend one of these programs that will “sample” things we do in summer camps! Meet a nature center animal, make a nature gnome or play fun camp games! Pre-registration required by the Friday before by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free . Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 11:00 AM

Groundhog Day Hike,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Who needs a large rodent to forecast the coming of spring? Be yourown prognosticator and hike the park with a naturalist looking for signs to predictwhen spring will begin. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.Free

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/2/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Groundhog Day Hike Who needs a large rodent to forecast the coming of spring? Be yourown prognosticator and hike the park with a naturalist looking for signs to predictwhen spring will begin. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/2/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, February 02 at 1 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Hike ,   Trap Pond State Park

Experience how plants and animals take advantage of the cold winter months on this short hike around the Island Trail. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:00 2/2/2019 14:00 America/New_York Winter Wonderland Hike Experience how plants and animals take advantage of the cold winter months on this short hike around the Island Trail. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1 p.m.

The Charles Tilton Site,   Killens Pond State Park

Archaeologist John McCarthy will discuss the Charles Tilton site. Part of the site was excavated in the 1990s. Learn about the findings and about the tilton family's everyday life as documented by the fragments recovered from the site. Pre- Registration required, please call 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:00 2/2/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Charles Tilton Site Archaeologist John McCarthy will discuss the Charles Tilton site. Part of the site was excavated in the 1990s. Learn about the findings and about the tilton family's everyday life as documented by the fragments recovered from the site. Pre- Registration required, please call 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1 p.m.

Beachcombing Today,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to the park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home "Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “New Age Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:00 2/2/2019 14:30 America/New_York Beachcombing Today Beachcombing is an exciting activity for many visitors to the park, but have you ever wondered, "Is it okay to take that cool finding home "Join a park interpreter for a discussion on how you can become a “New Age Beachcomber” by learning how to identify the shells that wash up on our beaches, as well as some simple practices that will help ensure that these beach treasures will be there for future generations to discover and enjoy. Pre-registration required. FREE Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 01:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 1:00:00 PM 2/2/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1 p.m.

Wilderness Survival: Firebuilding,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Learn how to successfully build a fire, one of the most important survival skills of them all! meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person

Add to Calendar 02/02/2019 01:00 PM 02/02/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Wilderness Survival: Firebuilding Learn how to successfully build a fire, one of the most important survival skills of them all! meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1 p.m.

Social Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

A good hike in the woods and good conversation! Meet at Nature Center FREE EVENT

Add to Calendar 02/02/2019 01:00 PM 02/02/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Social Hike A good hike in the woods and good conversation! Meet at Nature Center FREE EVENT Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1:30 p.m.

Legion of Strangers: The Ebony Doughboys Story,   First State Heritage Park

Learn about the Ebony Doughboys, African-American soldiers who fought in WWI with the French Foreign Legion, by following the path of choices available in those years. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:30 2/2/2019 16:00 America/New_York Legion of Strangers: The Ebony Doughboys Story Learn about the Ebony Doughboys, African-American soldiers who fought in WWI with the French Foreign Legion, by following the path of choices available in those years. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 02 at 1:30 p.m.

The Once and Future Courthouse,   First State Heritage Park

From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from acourthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/2/2019 13:30 2/2/2019 16:00 America/New_York The Once and Future Courthouse From the 1690s to the present, learn how this building went from acourthouse to a hotel and back again. Kent County Courthouse, 38 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Sunday, February 03 at 10 a.m.

Featured Program: Three Square Meals( The CCC and Trap Pond),   Trap Pond State Park

Learn about the contributions the Civilian Conservation Corps made to Trap Pond, Delaware and the nation. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/3/2019 10:00 2/3/2019 11:00 America/New_York Featured Program: Three Square Meals( The CCC and Trap Pond) Learn about the contributions the Civilian Conservation Corps made to Trap Pond, Delaware and the nation. Meet at the Nature Center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, February 03 at 1 p.m.

Zoo Camp Open House,   Brandywine Zoo

Zoo Camp Open House Sunday, February 03, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Join us at the Brandywine Zoo’s Education Building to browse or register for summer camps at the Zoo. There will be discount for all Zoo Camps when you register at the event: receive $5 off holiday or summer mini-camps and a $10 off each week of full day camp. Open House takes place in the Education Building. Craft table will be set up for kids while parents do the paperwork! Learn about the day camps they offer and plan out your summer in one afternoon of fun! For more information about Brandywine Zoo's Camps, visit: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo

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Add to Calendar 4 17 America/New_York Zoo Camp Open House Zoo Camp Open House Sunday, February 03, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Join us at the Brandywine Zoo’s Education Building to browse or register for summer camps at the Zoo. There will be discount for all Zoo Camps when you register at the event: receive $5 off holiday or summer mini-camps and a $10 off each week of full day camp. Open House takes place in the Education Building. Craft table will be set up for kids while parents do the paperwork! Learn about the day camps they offer and plan out your summer in one afternoon of fun! For more information about Brandywine Zoo's Camps, visit: https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, February 03 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/3/2019 13:30 2/3/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 04 at 8 a.m.

Summer Camp Registration Opens,   Lums Pond State Park

We’ve got a great new line-up in store for 2019! Enroll your children for one or more of our specialty summer camps that explore the natural environment through fun, creative activities and outdoor recreation! Registration opens February 4. For more information email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or call (302) 368-6989. .

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Add to Calendar 6 13 America/New_York Summer Camp Registration Opens We’ve got a great new line-up in store for 2019! Enroll your children for one or more of our specialty summer camps that explore the natural environment through fun, creative activities and outdoor recreation! Registration opens February 4. For more information email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or call (302) 368-6989. . Lums Pond State Park

Monday, February 04 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/4/2019 8:00 2/4/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 04 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/4/2019 9:00 2/4/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 04 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/4/2019 11:00 2/4/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, February 05 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/5/2019 8:00 2/5/2019 16:30 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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, February 05 at 11 a.m.

Little Turtle Tuesdays,   Lums Pond State Park

Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $4 per child, per class .

Add to Calendar 2/5/2019 11:00 2/5/2019 12:00 America/New_York Little Turtle Tuesdays Little ones, ages 3 to 5, and their adults are invited to join the naturalist for nature crafts, games, stories and outdoor adventures. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Call (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $4 per child, per class . Lums Pond State Park

Tuesday, February 05 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/5/2019 17:00 2/5/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, February 06 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/6/2019 8:00 2/6/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, February 06 at 09:30 a.m.

Nature Nuggets- I Love Nature (Valentine's Day),   White Clay Creek State Park

Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/6/2019 9:30 2/6/2019 10:30 America/New_York Nature Nuggets- I Love Nature (Valentine's Day) Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, February 06 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Shadows. . .Groundhog Day,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 2/6/2019 10:00 2/6/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Shadows. . .Groundhog Day Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 06 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Naturalist-Led Trail Exploration - Penn Del and Pomeroy,   White Clay Creek State Park

Portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to Wedgewood. Length: approx. 2.2mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: mostly flat and easy. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Drop-Ins Welcome, registration suggested in case of weather cancellation. Call 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/6/2019 13:00 2/6/2019 14:30 America/New_York Featured Program: Naturalist-Led Trail Exploration - Penn Del and Pomeroy Portions of Penn Del and Pomeroy Trail to Wedgewood. Length: approx. 2.2mi/ approx. 1.5 hours. Terrain: mostly flat and easy. Meet at White Clay Nature Center kiosk. New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Drop-Ins Welcome, registration suggested in case of weather cancellation. Call 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free . Chambers House Nature Center, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, February 07 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/7/2019 8:00 2/7/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, February 07 at 7 p.m.

Sea Glass Jewelry,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/7/2019 19:00 2/7/2019 20:30 America/New_York Sea Glass Jewelry Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, February 08 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/8/2019 8:00 2/8/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, February 08 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/8/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Friday, February 08 at 06:30 PM

Starry Night – Star Gazing,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the night skies in search of planets and constellationsand hear the ancient stories about them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Dress to go outside. Limit 20. No Rain/Cloud Date.Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 2/8/2019 6:30:00 PM 2/8/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night – Star Gazing Explore the night skies in search of planets and constellationsand hear the ancient stories about them. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Dress to go outside. Limit 20. No Rain/Cloud Date.Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, February 08 at 7:30 p.m.

Friends of Folk Free Concert: Steffi & Tim,   First State Heritage Park

Steffi & Tim: multi-faceted musical duo featuring a mix of original music, jazz, and world music. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/8/2019 19:30 2/8/2019 20:30 America/New_York Friends of Folk Free Concert: Steffi & Tim Steffi & Tim: multi-faceted musical duo featuring a mix of original music, jazz, and world music. This concert series is produced by Delaware Friends of Folk in cooperation with First State Heritage Park. The concerts are free to the Dover community through the generous support of these local businesses: Bayside Studio, The Delaware Store, The Grill Store, Parke Green Galleries, and Perspectives Counseling Center. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 09 at 9 a.m.

Geocaching,   Alapocas Run State Park

Join the park naturalists in a modern day treasure hunt! Learn the basics of geocaching and discover what treasures lay in your local parks. GPS devices provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $5, $15 for Family of 4. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:00 2/9/2019 12:00 America/New_York Geocaching Join the park naturalists in a modern day treasure hunt! Learn the basics of geocaching and discover what treasures lay in your local parks. GPS devices provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $5, $15 for Family of 4. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 9 a.m.

Merit Badge: Geocaching,   Alapocas Run State Park

Earn an exciting merit badge with park naturalists and discover hidden treasures within the park. Bring your lunch and water bottle. GPS device provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $8 per Scout, Scoutmasters Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York Merit Badge: Geocaching Earn an exciting merit badge with park naturalists and discover hidden treasures within the park. Bring your lunch and water bottle. GPS device provided. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, January 11 or February 8. $8 per Scout, Scoutmasters Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 9 a.m.

Wine Basket Weaving,   Alapocas Run State Park

Learn traditional weaving techniques with master basket weaver Joan Betzold. During this session, you will create a wine basket. Basket materials are provided and an additional supply list will be sent upon registration. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, February 6. $40 per person. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:00 2/9/2019 15:00 America/New_York Wine Basket Weaving Learn traditional weaving techniques with master basket weaver Joan Betzold. During this session, you will create a wine basket. Basket materials are provided and an additional supply list will be sent upon registration. Pre-registration and payment required by noon, February 6. $40 per person. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:00 2/9/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 09 at 09:30 a.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: For the Love of Animals,   Brandywine Zoo

Girls Scouts: For the Love of Animals Saturday, February 9, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30.

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 9:30 2/9/2019 12:00 America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: For the Love of Animals Girls Scouts: For the Love of Animals Saturday, February 9, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, February 09 at 10 a.m.

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

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. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 10:00 2/9/2019 15:00 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. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 09 at 10 a.m.

Featured Program: Fort DuPont Walking Tour,   Fort DuPont State Park

Find out about the bustling community that was Fort DuPont during the 1920s and 1930s. We will take a leisurely stroll through the former army base and talk about many of the buildings, including the post exchange, theater, administrative headquarters, quartermaster storehouses, and guardhouse. Learn some of the great, unique stories of this important historic site. Wear comfortable shoes, and dress warmly! Free. Fort DuPont State Park, Wilmington Ave, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 10:00 2/9/2019 11:00 America/New_York Featured Program: Fort DuPont Walking Tour Find out about the bustling community that was Fort DuPont during the 1920s and 1930s. We will take a leisurely stroll through the former army base and talk about many of the buildings, including the post exchange, theater, administrative headquarters, quartermaster storehouses, and guardhouse. Learn some of the great, unique stories of this important historic site. Wear comfortable shoes, and dress warmly! Free. Fort DuPont State Park, Wilmington Ave, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 11 a.m.

African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware,   First State Heritage Park

This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 11:00 2/9/2019 12:00 America/New_York African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 09 at 11:00 AM

Storming the Beach Hike 2,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Back for round two after storming conditions last year. Explorethe ocean and examine how storms shape the sand and how plants and animalsadapt. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Pre-registrationrecommended by calling (302) 645-6852.Free

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/9/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Storming the Beach Hike 2 Back for round two after storming conditions last year. Explorethe ocean and examine how storms shape the sand and how plants and animalsadapt. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Pre-registrationrecommended by calling (302) 645-6852.Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/9/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Valentine Candles ,   Trap Pond State Park

Create a homemade candle for your loved ones at the nature center. Call to pre-register at least 24 hours in advance. $8 per person (Free with your camping pass or reservation). Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 15:00 America/New_York Valentine Candles Create a homemade candle for your loved ones at the nature center. Call to pre-register at least 24 hours in advance. $8 per person (Free with your camping pass or reservation). Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Batty for Bats,   Bellevue State Park

WAIT! Bats eat mosquitos? That’s right! Bats can devour several thousand insects in one night, protecting you, your kids, and your pets from being bitten and bothered. Join our naturalist to learn about the world of bats and actions you can take to bring them to your yard. $3 per person. Bellevue Arts Center

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York Batty for Bats WAIT! Bats eat mosquitos? That’s right! Bats can devour several thousand insects in one night, protecting you, your kids, and your pets from being bitten and bothered. Join our naturalist to learn about the world of bats and actions you can take to bring them to your yard. $3 per person. Bellevue Arts Center Bellevue State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Winter Birding Series: Preparing Your Yard,   Killens Pond State Park

Learn what to do and what not to do to make your yard a bird paradise. Like planting, feeders, and structures that are ideal for our feathered friends. Pre-Registration suggested, call the nature center at 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York Winter Birding Series: Preparing Your Yard Learn what to do and what not to do to make your yard a bird paradise. Like planting, feeders, and structures that are ideal for our feathered friends. Pre-Registration suggested, call the nature center at 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Girl Scout Workshop: For the Love of Animals,   Brandywine Zoo

Girls Scouts: For the Love of Animals Saturday, February 9, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30.

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 15:30 America/New_York Girl Scout Workshop: For the Love of Animals Girls Scouts: For the Love of Animals Saturday, February 9, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Daisies 3 Cheers for Animal Bird Bath Award Brownies Pets Badge Celebrate your love of animals and discover what it takes to best care for them. We’ll explore what both pet and wild animals need to feel truly loved! Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Can You Stop the Civil War?,   Fort Delaware State Park

The Civil War is one of the most cataclysmic events in United States history. Could you stop it before it started? Find out in this choose-your-own-adventure style program! This one is great for families. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York Featured Program: Can You Stop the Civil War? The Civil War is one of the most cataclysmic events in United States history. Could you stop it before it started? Find out in this choose-your-own-adventure style program! This one is great for families. Free. Grass Dale Center, 108 Reedy Point Rd, Delaware City, DE 19706, USA Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 1 p.m.

The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: Behind the Music, Part I,   First State Heritage Park

This two-part program will examine record companies including Black Swan, Columbia and Victor and features the music of artists like Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 13:00 2/9/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: Behind the Music, Part I This two-part program will examine record companies including Black Swan, Columbia and Victor and features the music of artists like Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 09 at 01:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 1:00:00 PM 2/9/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 09 at 3 p.m.

History Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/9/2019 15:00 2/9/2019 16:30 America/New_York History Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, February 10 at 9 a.m.

Bird Discovery Hike,   Auburn Valley State Park

This casual, half mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 9:00 2/10/2019 10:30 America/New_York Bird Discovery Hike This casual, half mile walk is for everyone, from beginners to experienced birders. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot off Benge Road on Farm Lane. Free. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, February 10 at 1 p.m.

Natural Resource Series: Fish of Lums Pond,   Lums Pond State Park

Do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us to learn more about conservation efforts and wildlife communities in and around the park. We will kick this series off in February with a program on the fish of the pond. Be on the lookout for spring programs on reptiles and amphibians, ferns and more! Registration is required by the Thursday before the program by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or calling (302)368-6989 Free .

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 13:00 2/10/2019 14:00 America/New_York Natural Resource Series: Fish of Lums Pond Do you know about the rich diversity of natural resources of Delaware’s largest freshwater pond? Join us to learn more about conservation efforts and wildlife communities in and around the park. We will kick this series off in February with a program on the fish of the pond. Be on the lookout for spring programs on reptiles and amphibians, ferns and more! Registration is required by the Thursday before the program by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us or calling (302)368-6989 Free . Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, February 10 at 1 p.m.

Cauffiel House Tour,   Bellevue State Park

We will discuss the history of this lesser-known historical site within Bellevue State Park from before its construction through its purchase by the Division of Parks and Recreation in 1993. A house tour will highlight measures taken to make this a simple, yet beautiful place to live. Call to register by 4 p.m. on February 8. $6 per person Tours may be arranged by reservation for private groups. Cauffiel House, 1016 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 13:00 2/10/2019 14:00 America/New_York Cauffiel House Tour We will discuss the history of this lesser-known historical site within Bellevue State Park from before its construction through its purchase by the Division of Parks and Recreation in 1993. A house tour will highlight measures taken to make this a simple, yet beautiful place to live. Call to register by 4 p.m. on February 8. $6 per person Tours may be arranged by reservation for private groups. Cauffiel House, 1016 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Sunday, February 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 13:30 2/10/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, February 10 at 2 p.m.

Valentine’s Tea and Tour at the Judge Morris Estate - FULL,   White Clay Creek State Park

Sunday, February 10 2 -3:30 p.m. Join us for a lovely Valentine’s tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. $16 per person. Call to register: 302-368-6900. Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/10/2019 14:00 2/10/2019 15:30 America/New_York Valentine’s Tea and Tour at the Judge Morris Estate - FULL Sunday, February 10 2 -3:30 p.m. Join us for a lovely Valentine’s tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. $16 per person. Call to register: 302-368-6900. Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, 76 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, February 11 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/11/2019 8:00 2/11/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 11 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/11/2019 9:00 2/11/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 11 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/11/2019 11:00 2/11/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, February 12 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/12/2019 8:00 2/12/2019 16:30 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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, February 12 at 1 p.m.

Homeschool Program ,   Killens Pond State Park

Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299.

Add to Calendar 2/12/2019 14:00 2/12/2019 16:00 America/New_York Homeschool Program Our new homeschool program for children ages 6-12 accompanied by an adult whereparticipants will donate some time in service projects and then will spend timewith a naturalist learning about the ecosystems at the park. Natural historytopics will vary weekly. Dress for workand play. Pre-registration is required;call (302) 284-4299. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, February 12 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/12/2019 17:00 2/12/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 8 a.m.

Birds of Bellevue,   Bellevue State Park

Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 8:00 2/13/2019 10:00 America/New_York Birds of Bellevue Second Wednesday of each month beginning September 12 8 a.m. Join us on a walk around the park to spot resident and migrant birds. Wear comfortable shoes, walks last about 2 hours. Binoculars are available or bring your own. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 8:00 2/13/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 9:00 2/13/2019 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Bird Seed Valentines,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 10:00 2/13/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Bird Seed Valentines Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 2 p.m.

Nature Stories ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Nature Center for a story and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and under. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA- Nature Center

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 14:00 2/13/2019 15:30 America/New_York Nature Stories Meet at the Nature Center for a story and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and under. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA- Nature Center Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 05:30 p.m.

Valentine Candles and Tea,   Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a night of good spirits and create a nature-themed candle for your loved one. Space is limited; registration required. Call 302-284-4299. $6 per person. .

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 17:30 2/13/2019 18:30 America/New_York Valentine Candles and Tea Enjoy a night of good spirits and create a nature-themed candle for your loved one. Space is limited; registration required. Call 302-284-4299. $6 per person. . Killens Pond State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 06:30 p.m.

The Inglorious History of Wilmington's Bavarian Brewery,   Alapocas Run State Park

Combat the winter doldrums by joining us for an exciting presentation at the Blue Ball Barn. The brewery at Fifth and DuPont streets, known for much of its existence as the Bavarian brewery, had a sometimes scandalous and usually inglorious past. Join John Medkeff Jr., as he reveals the brewery’s unknown history. After the lecture, there will be a beer swap! Bring your favorite beer to swap with other participants. No registration required. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 18:30 2/13/2019 20:30 America/New_York The Inglorious History of Wilmington's Bavarian Brewery Combat the winter doldrums by joining us for an exciting presentation at the Blue Ball Barn. The brewery at Fifth and DuPont streets, known for much of its existence as the Bavarian brewery, had a sometimes scandalous and usually inglorious past. Join John Medkeff Jr., as he reveals the brewery’s unknown history. After the lecture, there will be a beer swap! Bring your favorite beer to swap with other participants. No registration required. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run State Park

Wednesday, February 13 at 7 p.m.

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/. Baldcypress Nature Center, 33587 Baldcypress Ln, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/13/2019 19:00 2/13/2019 20:30 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/. Baldcypress Nature Center, 33587 Baldcypress Ln, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, February 14 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/14/2019 8:00 2/14/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, February 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Terrific Toddlers: Nature Valentines,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your little ones (2-4 years old) to learn how our animal friends celebrate Valentine's Day! Meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person

Add to Calendar 02/14/2019 09:30 AM 02/14/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers: Nature Valentines Bring your little ones (2-4 years old) to learn how our animal friends celebrate Valentine's Day! Meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, February 14 at 10 a.m.

Bellevue Hall Tour,   Bellevue State Park

Tour elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear about how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier. Find a “secret” passageway and an underground tunnel. Register by 4 p.m February 13. $8 per person Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/14/2019 10:00 2/14/2019 11:30 America/New_York Bellevue Hall Tour Tour elegant Bellevue Hall, the former home of William DuPont, Jr. Hear about how Mr. DuPont transformed the home from a gothic revival castle to a replica of Montpelier. Find a “secret” passageway and an underground tunnel. Register by 4 p.m February 13. $8 per person Tours may be arranged for private groups. Bellevue Hall, 911 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Thursday, February 14 at 10 a.m.

Barnes Wood Winter Hike ,   Trap Pond State Park

Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes. Meet at the nature center and we will drive to Barnes Woods for a 45-minute hike. Total program time will be approximately 2 1/2 hours. Register by February 12th; call (302)875-5163. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/14/2019 10:00 2/14/2019 12:30 America/New_York Barnes Wood Winter Hike Wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes. Meet at the nature center and we will drive to Barnes Woods for a 45-minute hike. Total program time will be approximately 2 1/2 hours. Register by February 12th; call (302)875-5163. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, February 14 at 10:30 AM

Guppy Club (3-5 year olds): Loving Nature,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Bring your 3- to 5-year-old and discover secrets of nature throughstories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Children must be accompanied byan adult and dressed to go outdoors.What better day to share your loveof nature then Valentine’s Day? We will explore outside for things to loveabout nature. Dress to go outside. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child

Add to Calendar 2/14/2019 10:30:00 AM 2/14/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Guppy Club (3-5 year olds): Loving Nature Bring your 3- to 5-year-old and discover secrets of nature throughstories, games, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Children must be accompanied byan adult and dressed to go outdoors.What better day to share your loveof nature then Valentine’s Day? We will explore outside for things to loveabout nature. Dress to go outside. Limit 12 children. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $3 per child Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m.

Nature Explorers: Nature Valentines ,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your kids to learn how some of our animal friends celebrate Valentine's Day! Meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person

Add to Calendar 02/14/2019 01:30 PM 02/14/2019 03:00 PM America/New_York Nature Explorers: Nature Valentines Bring your kids to learn how some of our animal friends celebrate Valentine's Day! Meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, February 15 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 8:00 2/15/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, February 15 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/15/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Friday, February 15 at 04:30 p.m.

Holts Landing Sunset Hike,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Explore the 1.7-mile trail with a park naturalist as it meanders through forest, marsh, meadow, and intertidal habitats. Finish the hike by watching the sun set over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required. $5 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Holts Landing State Park

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 16:30 2/15/2019 18:00 America/New_York Holts Landing Sunset Hike Explore the 1.7-mile trail with a park naturalist as it meanders through forest, marsh, meadow, and intertidal habitats. Finish the hike by watching the sun set over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required. $5 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Holts Landing State Park Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, February 15 at 06:30 p.m.

Hot Chocolate Hike: Park after Dark,   White Clay Creek State Park

Park After Dark: Hot Chocolate Hike Fridays, Januray18, February 15 6:30pm Join our naturalist for an early evening hike. We will provide hot chocolate to help keep you warm! Bring a travel mug with lid. Program meets at the Nature Center and hikes along the creek road trail. Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Register with payment by noon Friday and receive $1 discount per person. Call to register- 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 18:30 2/15/2019 19:30 America/New_York Hot Chocolate Hike: Park after Dark Park After Dark: Hot Chocolate Hike Fridays, Januray18, February 15 6:30pm Join our naturalist for an early evening hike. We will provide hot chocolate to help keep you warm! Bring a travel mug with lid. Program meets at the Nature Center and hikes along the creek road trail. Pre-registration required. $5 per person. Register with payment by noon Friday and receive $1 discount per person. Call to register- 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Friday, February 15 at 7 p.m.

Lantern Tour,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information or to register . Indian River Life-saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/15/2019 19:00 2/15/2019 20:30 America/New_York Lantern Tour Enjoy a unique, guided tour by lantern light of the circa-1876 Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. Learn what surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast then venture over the dune to patrol the beach while listening to local shipwreck tales. Pre-registration required. $10 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information or to register . Indian River Life-saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 9 a.m.

Bark in the Park,   Auburn Valley State Park

Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 9:00 2/16/2019 9:45 America/New_York Bark in the Park Bundle up and bring your pup for a casual stroll on the Oversee Farm Trail. Well-behaved dogs on a leash with updated rabies vaccines are welcome on this paved 1.1 mile walk. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd. Free. 1516 Snuff Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707, USA Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 9:00 2/16/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 16 at 10 a.m.

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

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. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 10:00 2/16/2019 15:00 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. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 16 at 10 a.m.

Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches ,   Delaware Seashore State Park

There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. See some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up $5 per person Call (302)227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life- Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 10:00 2/16/2019 11:30 America/New_York Citizen Archeology: Finding Historic Artifacts on Delaware’s Beaches There’s more than shells washing up on our Delaware beaches. See some of the historic artifacts that have been found on our beaches and what still washes up today. Learn what you can do to help our Cultural Resources Team preserve our maritime heritage should you ever come across a relic from the past during your beachcombing explorations. With Delaware’s rich maritime history, you never know what could wash up next. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up $5 per person Call (302)227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life- Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 11 a.m.

African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware,   First State Heritage Park

This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 11:00 2/16/2019 12:00 America/New_York African-American History: State Historic Preservation in Delaware This presentation explores Delaware's rich African-American culture, history and legacy. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 16 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/16/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, February 16 at 11 a.m.

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. Auburn Valley Trail Parking Lot

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 11:00 2/16/2019 11:45 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 Trail Parking Lot Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 12 p.m.

Lunchtime Tales,   Lums Pond State Park

Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Registration required by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free .

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 12:00 2/16/2019 13:00 America/New_York Lunchtime Tales Join us as we feed the nature center animals and follow up with a story about a related wild friend! Registration required by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us Free . Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m.

Hike the 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 over the years and snap a photo from the very top. Pre-registration required. $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . North Inlet Day Area

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 13:00 2/16/2019 14:30 America/New_York Hike the 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 over the years and snap a photo from the very top. Pre-registration required. $6 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . North Inlet Day Area Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m.

Migrate, Hibernate, or Adapt,   Killens Pond State Park

Come to the Nature Center to discover what the parks animals do to survive in the cold and meet some of our resident reptiles. To register- or for additional information please call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. FREE.

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 13:00 2/16/2019 14:00 America/New_York Migrate, Hibernate, or Adapt Come to the Nature Center to discover what the parks animals do to survive in the cold and meet some of our resident reptiles. To register- or for additional information please call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. FREE. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m.

The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: Behind the Music, Part I,   First State Heritage Park

This two-part program will examine record companies including Black Swan, Columbia and Victor and features the music of artists like Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 13:00 2/16/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: Behind the Music, Part I This two-part program will examine record companies including Black Swan, Columbia and Victor and features the music of artists like Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 16 at 01:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 1:00:00 PM 2/16/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m.

Wilderness Survival: Cooking Over a Fire,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Once your fire is build you have to learn how to cook on it! Come have a good meal over the fire! Meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person

Add to Calendar 02/16/2019 01:00 PM 02/16/2019 02:00 PM America/New_York Wilderness Survival: Cooking Over a Fire Once your fire is build you have to learn how to cook on it! Come have a good meal over the fire! Meet at the Nature Center $5.00 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 3 p.m.

History Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 15:00 2/16/2019 16:30 America/New_York History Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, February 16 at 5:30 p.m.

Lantern Tour of Fort Miles ,   Fort Miles

Tour the Fort Miles Gun Battery by lantern light and experience how soldiers defended our coast during World War II. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 2/16/2019 5:30:00 PM 2/16/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour of Fort Miles Tour the Fort Miles Gun Battery by lantern light and experience how soldiers defended our coast during World War II. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required by calling (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Sunday, February 17 at 1 p.m.

Sunday S'mores Hike and Campfire,   Lums Pond State Park

Take advantage of the long weekend, bundle up, and join us on a hike near the pond followed by a cozy campfire and s’mores. Pre-registration required; call (302) 368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $5 per person/free for campers .

Add to Calendar 2/17/2019 13:00 2/17/2019 15:00 America/New_York Sunday S'mores Hike and Campfire Take advantage of the long weekend, bundle up, and join us on a hike near the pond followed by a cozy campfire and s’mores. Pre-registration required; call (302) 368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@state.de.us $5 per person/free for campers . Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, February 17 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/17/2019 13:30 2/17/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, February 17 at 2 p.m.

Snow Tracks ,   Trap Pond State Park

Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/17/2019 14:00 2/17/2019 15:00 America/New_York Snow Tracks Can you identify animal tracks in the snow? Discover what tracks would look like using homemade snow. Meet at the nature center. Free. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Monday, February 18 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 8:00 2/18/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 18 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 9:00 2/18/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 18 at 9 a.m.

Zoo Camp: President's Day - Enrichment Engineers,   Brandywine Zoo

Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13 Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. President's Day - Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/.

Non-Members: $50 | Members: $40

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 9:00 2/18/2019 15:30 America/New_York Zoo Camp: President's Day - Enrichment Engineers Join us for a fun day in zoo camp when school is out! Different themes for each camp. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Note that camps may require a minimum # of participants to run. Pre-registration required. Full Day Camps For Ages 5-13 Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Morning drop off 8:30 - 9 a.m.; pickup 3:30 - 4 p.m.; Aftercare available until 5 p.m. President's Day - Enrichment Engineers (EE) spend the day making enrichment for our zoo animals! https://brandywinezoo.org/learn/camps/. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, February 18 at 9 a.m.

Guided Tours of Johnson Victrola Museum,   First State Heritage Park

Early phonographs and recordings chronicle the developments of the sound recording industry and the achievements of E.R. Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 9:00 2/18/2019 16:30 America/New_York Guided Tours of Johnson Victrola Museum Early phonographs and recordings chronicle the developments of the sound recording industry and the achievements of E.R. Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 18 at 10 a.m.

A Capital Experience,   First State Heritage Park

Tour Delaware's State Capital building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 10:00 2/18/2019 13:00 America/New_York A Capital Experience Tour Delaware's State Capital building, and experience Delaware history. Legislative Hall: The State Capitol, 411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 18 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/18/2019 11:00 2/18/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, February 19 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/19/2019 8:00 2/19/2019 16:30 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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, February 19 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/19/2019 17:00 2/19/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, February 19 at 6 p.m.

Full Moon Hike,   Bellevue State Park

Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Call 302-761-6963 by 4 pm the last business day before for meeting location. FREE. Call for meeting location

Add to Calendar 2/19/2019 18:00 2/19/2019 19:00 America/New_York Full Moon Hike Take an hour long nighttime hike through the park with a Naturalist under the light of the full moon! Look and listen for nocturnal animals as you enjoy the park in a whole new way. Wear comfortable shoes as we will venture into the woods. Call 302-761-6963 by 4 pm the last business day before for meeting location. FREE. Call for meeting location Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 20 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/20/2019 8:00 2/20/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, February 20 at 09:30 a.m.

Nature Nuggets- Birds Eat Too!,   White Clay Creek State Park

Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. December 5: Animals in Winter December 19: Winter’s Green Trees January 2: Animal Tracks in the Snow January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse? February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day February 20: Birds Eat Too! White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/20/2019 9:30 2/20/2019 10:30 America/New_York Nature Nuggets- Birds Eat Too! Nature Nuggets [DEChildren In Nature] First and Third Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Children ages 2 to 5 with adult. Each program will have a different theme and lots of hands-on nature fun. Each week may include inside learning, outdoor activity, and craft. Please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Chambers House Nature Center. $5 per child. Call to register-302-368-6900. December 5: Animals in Winter December 19: Winter’s Green Trees January 2: Animal Tracks in the Snow January 16: Shadows on the Moon: What is a Lunar Eclipse? February 6: Love Nature for Valentine’s Day February 20: Birds Eat Too! White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, February 20 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Bark! Bark! Bark! Looking at Trees,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 2/20/2019 10:00 2/20/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Bark! Bark! Bark! Looking at Trees Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, February 20 at 1 p.m.

Featured Program: Naturalist-Led Trail Exploration - David English Trail,   White Clay Creek State Park

February 20 1 p.m. David English Trail Length: 2.4mi/approx. 2 hours. Terrain: steep hills, challenging. Meet at Park Office kiosk. New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Drop-Ins Welcome, registration suggested in case of weather cancellation. Call 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free

Add to Calendar 2/20/2019 13:00 2/20/2019 15:00 America/New_York Featured Program: Naturalist-Led Trail Exploration - David English Trail February 20 1 p.m. David English Trail Length: 2.4mi/approx. 2 hours. Terrain: steep hills, challenging. Meet at Park Office kiosk. New to the park? Ready to find a new favorite trail? Then join our naturalist on this series to explore our trails. Dress for the weather, bring bottled water and come ready for adventure! Drop-Ins Welcome, registration suggested in case of weather cancellation. Call 302-368-6900 by noon on Tuesdays. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, February 21 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/21/2019 8:00 2/21/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, February 21 at 7 p.m.

Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/21/2019 19:00 2/21/2019 20:30 America/New_York Nautical Knot Shadow Boxes Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, February 22 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/22/2019 8:00 2/22/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, February 22 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours,   Fort Miles

Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 2/22/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/22/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Discover Battery 519 Tours Uncover how Battery 519 operated and see the progress being made to turn the battery into a world class WWII museum! For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 30. Register in person or call (302) 644-5007. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, February 23 at 8 a.m.

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. Brandywine Creek State Park, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 8:00 2/23/2019 10:00 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, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 9 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 9:00 2/23/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), John Bell House (guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 09:30 a.m.

Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild,   Brandywine Zoo

Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild Saturday, February 23, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tiger Adventure: Tigers in the Wild Scouts will learn the difference between what animals eat, and whether that makes them an herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, or detrivore. Discover how to identify animals and plants, and practice together. Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 9:30 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild Cub Scout Tigers: Tigers in the Wild Saturday, February 23, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tiger Adventure: Tigers in the Wild Scouts will learn the difference between what animals eat, and whether that makes them an herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, or detrivore. Discover how to identify animals and plants, and practice together. Fee: $12 per participant. Parents/chaperones: $5 program fee. Includes Zoo Admission. NOTE: Program Min 10/Max 30. Brandywine Zoo, 1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19802, USA Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Winter Tree Hike,   Alapocas Run State Park

Winter can be the best time to identify trees based on their winter buds. Learn this skill during a hike through Alapocas Woods. Pre-registration required by noon, February 22. Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Winter Tree Hike Winter can be the best time to identify trees based on their winter buds. Learn this skill during a hike through Alapocas Woods. Pre-registration required by noon, February 22. Free. Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Friends of Old Dover History Talk Series: Memories of How Dover Desegregated,   First State Heritage Park

"Presented by Dr. Reba Hollingsworth, a graduate of Delaware State High School for Colored Students in 1945 and former guidance counselor at Dover High School.The program will take place in the Council Chambers." City of Dover City Hall, 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Friends of Old Dover History Talk Series: Memories of How Dover Desegregated "Presented by Dr. Reba Hollingsworth, a graduate of Delaware State High School for Colored Students in 1945 and former guidance counselor at Dover High School.The program will take place in the Council Chambers." City of Dover City Hall, 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

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

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. John Bell House, 43 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 15:00 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. John Bell House, 43 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 10 a.m.

Floral Design Class,   Killens Pond State Park

Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class.

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 10:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York Floral Design Class Would you like to have flowers on your table for all the holidays? Then come join us at the Nature Center once a month for a floral class taught by Wendy Aycoth, longtime designer and teacher. Each class is a unique theme and creation. Items will need to be brought and some will be provided. For more information and to sign up call the Nature Center at 302-284-4299. $20 per class. Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series,   Fort Miles

Patton and the Desperate Tank Attack February 23 General Patton was one of the US Army's most outspoken and controversial leaders of WWII. Although his behavior often got him into hot water, his brash and daring nature was central to many military successes. Free

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/23/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort Miles Historical Association Film and Lecture Series Patton and the Desperate Tank Attack February 23 General Patton was one of the US Army's most outspoken and controversial leaders of WWII. Although his behavior often got him into hot water, his brash and daring nature was central to many military successes. Free Fort Miles

Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m.

The Not So Great War: African-Americans and World War I,   First State Heritage Park

This program will look at how African-Americans were treated both at home and abroad during the war and how, despite great expectations, little improvements happened in the following decades. The Old State House, 25 The Green

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 11:00 2/23/2019 12:00 America/New_York The Not So Great War: African-Americans and World War I This program will look at how African-Americans were treated both at home and abroad during the war and how, despite great expectations, little improvements happened in the following decades. The Old State House, 25 The Green First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 11:00 AM

Seals at the Beach ,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Stranded or just hanging out? Find out which species you may seeand what these marine mammals are doing on our beaches in the winter. Dress togo outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 2/23/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Seals at the Beach Stranded or just hanging out? Find out which species you may seeand what these marine mammals are doing on our beaches in the winter. Dress togo outside. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 11 a.m.

Bluebird Spring Trail Hike,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Take a walk in the park to see where our bluebirds will soon be returning to rooste for the spring. Meet at the Nature Center FREE EVENT

Add to Calendar 02/23/2019 11:00 AM 02/23/2019 12:00 PM America/New_York Bluebird Spring Trail Hike Take a walk in the park to see where our bluebirds will soon be returning to rooste for the spring. Meet at the Nature Center FREE EVENT Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 1 p.m.

The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: The Age of Self-Expression,   First State Heritage Park

This program covers the golden age of hip hop with groups like Run DMC, Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah and the emergence of gangsta rap with the group NWA and its members. This four-part series spans from the earliest years of the record industry to modern times. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 13:00 2/23/2019 14:00 America/New_York The Evolution of Black Recorded Music: The Age of Self-Expression This program covers the golden age of hip hop with groups like Run DMC, Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah and the emergence of gangsta rap with the group NWA and its members. This four-part series spans from the earliest years of the record industry to modern times. Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, USA First State Heritage Park

Saturday, February 23 at 01:00 PM

Feeding Frenzy,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 1:00:00 PM 2/23/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Feeding Frenzy Witness the different ways our local fish eat as we feed the stingrays in the touch tank and the other fish in the nature center aquariums. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, February 23 at 1 p.m.

Cub Scout Workshop: Critter Care,   Brandywine Zoo

Critter CareSaturday, February 231:00 - 3:30 p.m.Bear CubsLearn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have.

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 13:00 2/23/2019 15:30 America/New_York Cub Scout Workshop: Critter Care Critter CareSaturday, February 231:00 - 3:30 p.m.Bear CubsLearn about how animals help us and how we can help them. Explore five things animals need to survive and discover specific needs our pets might have. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, February 23 at 3 p.m.

History Hayrides ,   Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA

Add to Calendar 2/23/2019 15:00 2/23/2019 16:30 America/New_York History Hayrides Meet at the Campground Pavilion for a tour of the park in our rustic hay wagon and learn about the natural and cultural history of Trap Pond. Program lasts one hour. Pre-registration is required. $5 per Adult; $3 per children 12 and under Take a ride in our hay wagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers and farmers who were here before us. Call (302) 875-5163 to register. Trap Pond State Park, 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, USA Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, February 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 2/24/2019 13:30 2/24/2019 16:30 America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries (exhibits, information, and free parking), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 25 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 8:00 2/25/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, February 25 at 9 a.m.

Walk it Off!,   Bellevue State Park

Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 9:00 2/25/2019 10:00 America/New_York Walk it Off! Picked up a few extra pounds? Or just want to get outside and enjoy the park? Start your week off right with our Monday morning walks. We’ll provide information and charts to track your progress. There is no cost or pre-registration necessary. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Meet at the track. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 25 at 11 a.m.

Stroller Rollers,   Bellevue State Park

Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 11:00 2/25/2019 12:00 America/New_York Stroller Rollers Bellevue is a haven paved with paths and lots of areas to explore nature with your toddlers, perfect for strollers! This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, will introduce families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park and learn how you, as parents, can facilitate early learning experiences to teach an appreciation of nature. Fresh air, exercise, and social interaction are added benefits for parents and children alike. $3 per family. Meet at the children’s train. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809, USA Bellevue State Park

Monday, February 25 at 7 p.m.

Intro to Fly Fishing,   White Clay Creek State Park

Introduction to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying at the ChambersHouse Nature Center Monday, February 25: Fly Fishing Monday, March 4: Fly Tying 7 p.m. Bring any equipment you have and join Ed O’Donnell andSam Palermo of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park and learn the basicsof fly fishing on day one and fly tying on day two. Must pre-register by theFriday before the program. Free Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Add to Calendar 2/25/2019 19:00 2/25/2019 20:30 America/New_York Intro to Fly Fishing Introduction to Fly Fishing and Fly Tying at the ChambersHouse Nature Center Monday, February 25: Fly Fishing Monday, March 4: Fly Tying 7 p.m. Bring any equipment you have and join Ed O’Donnell andSam Palermo of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park and learn the basicsof fly fishing on day one and fly tying on day two. Must pre-register by theFriday before the program. Free Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center, 1475 Creek Rd, Newark, DE 19711, USA White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, February 26 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/26/2019 8:00 2/26/2019 16:30 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. 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), and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, February 26 at 5 p.m.

Delaware Seashore Lecture Series,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/26/2019 17:00 2/26/2019 18:00 America/New_York Delaware Seashore Lecture Series Get out of the house and spend your Tuesday evenings in January and February learning and dining! No program held Tuesday January 1st, 2019. Check destateparks.com or facebook.com/delawareshorestatepark for specific dates and speakers. FREE No pre-registration required Call (302)-227-6991 for more information . Indian River Life Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, February 27 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/27/2019 8:00 2/27/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, February 27 at 10 a.m.

Wee Have Fun Club-Move Like the Animals,   Bellevue State Park

Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park

Add to Calendar 2/27/2019 10:00 2/27/2019 11:00 America/New_York Wee Have Fun Club-Move Like the Animals Ages 3-5 Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun! Whenever possible, we will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. The fee for this program is $4 per child. Walk-ins are welcome. These programs meet at the Arts Center. Arts Center at Bellevue State Park Bellevue State Park

Thursday, February 28 at 8 a.m.

Daily Tours and Exhibits,   First State Heritage Park

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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 2/28/2019 8:00 2/28/2019 16:30 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. Open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), Johnson Victrola Museum, and The Old State House. Legislative Hall: Free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m.

Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art,   Delaware Seashore State Park

Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station

Add to Calendar 2/28/2019 19:00 2/28/2019 20:30 America/New_York Paint Night: Upcycling Nautical Flag Art Winter Art in the Park Series Get out of the house this winter and get in touch with your creative side on Thursday evenings. Each week will feature a different nautical or beach-themed art project. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up $20 per person Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register . Indian River Life-Saving Station Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

KILLENS POND STATE PARK Spring Break Out Camp,   Killens Pond State Park

Time to stretch those legs and get outside! This week will be full of outdoor adventure and crafts. Campers should pack lunch and a snack every day. Must register by April 12.

$175 per week/ $40 per day

Add to Calendar 7 12 America/New_York KILLENS POND STATE PARK Spring Break Out Camp Time to stretch those legs and get outside! This week will be full of outdoor adventure and crafts. Campers should pack lunch and a snack every day. Must register by April 12. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, April 22 at 9 a.m.

Spring Break Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Spring Awakening and Coming Out of Hibernation! Everything is awakening and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers must pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care available; no before care. Register by April 12.

$175 for the week or $40 per day

Add to Calendar 7 12 America/New_York Spring Break Camp Spring Awakening and Coming Out of Hibernation! Everything is awakening and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers must pack a bag lunch and snack each day. After care available; no before care. Register by April 12. Bellevue State Park

Monday, April 22 at 8:30 a.m.

Spring Break Nature Camp,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Enjoy a week exploring different habitats through games, activities, and create cool nature art! Each day, campers will focus on a different outdoor theme including outdoor survival skills, life along the creek, and animal adaptations. No after care.

$150 per week or $40 per day

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Spring Break Nature Camp Enjoy a week exploring different habitats through games, activities, and create cool nature art! Each day, campers will focus on a different outdoor theme including outdoor survival skills, life along the creek, and animal adaptations. No after care. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 10 at 11:30 a.m.

Sensory Safari,   Brandywine Zoo

Spend the week on a sensory safari discovering the fantastic five senses and how both animals and people use them to explore their world!

$120 ($100 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $130 ($110 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 4 5 America/New_York Sensory Safari Spend the week on a sensory safari discovering the fantastic five senses and how both animals and people use them to explore their world! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 10 at 9 a.m.

Young Explorers Camp: A Walk in the Woods,   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 4 5 (or young 6) America/New_York Young Explorers Camp: A Walk in the Woods 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, June 17 at 9 a.m.

Creature Classes,   Brandywine Zoo

There’s no school going on at the zoo this summer but there IS class! Discover different classes of vertebrates and how you can tell them apart! Meet amphibians, reptiles, birds, and of course, mammals!

$210 ($180 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $235 ($205 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 6 10 America/New_York Creature Classes There’s no school going on at the zoo this summer but there IS class! Discover different classes of vertebrates and how you can tell them apart! Meet amphibians, reptiles, birds, and of course, mammals! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 17 at 9 a.m.

Animal Tales,   Brandywine Zoo

Storybook adventures ahead! Each day we will read and discuss an animal tale then immerse ourselves in the story’s theme with crafts, games, and related animal activities.

$120 ($100 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $130 ($110 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 4 5 America/New_York Animal Tales Storybook adventures ahead! Each day we will read and discuss an animal tale then immerse ourselves in the story’s theme with crafts, games, and related animal activities. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 17 at 8:30 a.m.

Lums Pond Adventures: Fossils, Fairies, & Frogs,   Lums Pond State Park

Get ready for a week of fact, fiction and fun! Let your imagination run wild on a paddle boating trip in search of mythical water creatures such as mermaids and water fairies then dip net along the pond’s edge to discover the true creatures of Lums Pond! This week includes a field trip in search of fossils!

$225

Add to Calendar 6 9 America/New_York Lums Pond Adventures: Fossils, Fairies, & Frogs Get ready for a week of fact, fiction and fun! Let your imagination run wild on a paddle boating trip in search of mythical water creatures such as mermaids and water fairies then dip net along the pond’s edge to discover the true creatures of Lums Pond! This week includes a field trip in search of fossils! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9 a.m.

Creekin’ for Critters,   White Clay Creek State Park

1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff!

$100

Add to Calendar 4 6 America/New_York Creekin’ for Critters 1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff! White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9 a.m.

Wilderness Survival,   White Clay Creek State Park

Spend the week making shelters, finding food, filtering water and learning how to survive in the wilderness. Make a survival bracelet and hiking stick to help you as you explore the wilderness or even your local park.

$215

Add to Calendar 7 9 America/New_York Wilderness Survival Spend the week making shelters, finding food, filtering water and learning how to survive in the wilderness. Make a survival bracelet and hiking stick to help you as you explore the wilderness or even your local park. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 17 at 8:30 a.m.

Ultimate Survivor,   Killens Pond State Park

Learn all the ins and outs of camping in a primitive setting! By the end of the week campers will know how to pitch a tent, fire safety, shelter building, and much more! The week will end with an overnight on Thursday at the Nature Center to put our camping skills to the ultimate test. Dinner on Thursday, breakfast and lunch on Friday will be provided.

$250

Add to Calendar 10 13 America/New_York Ultimate Survivor Learn all the ins and outs of camping in a primitive setting! By the end of the week campers will know how to pitch a tent, fire safety, shelter building, and much more! The week will end with an overnight on Thursday at the Nature Center to put our camping skills to the ultimate test. Dinner on Thursday, breakfast and lunch on Friday will be provided. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9 a.m.

Wild About Cape,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Get in touch with your “wild” side as we check out the beach and other nature places in the park.

$115

Add to Calendar 5 6 America/New_York Wild About Cape Get in touch with your “wild” side as we check out the beach and other nature places in the park. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, June 17 at 8:30 a.m.

Nature Rock Climbing Camp,   Alapocas Run State Park

Learn to climb, make some friends and have great nature adventures. Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing while exploring the natural world in Alapocas Run State Park. Climbing equipment is provided.

$275 per camper

Add to Calendar 8 10 America/New_York Nature Rock Climbing Camp Learn to climb, make some friends and have great nature adventures. Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing while exploring the natural world in Alapocas Run State Park. Climbing equipment is provided. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9 a.m.

Junior Fishing,   Bellevue State Park

Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp.

$210

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Junior Fishing Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 17 at 9 a.m.

Amazing Animals,   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 11 America/New_York Amazing Animals 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 17 at 8:30 a.m.

Nature Explorers Session I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Become a Nature Sleuth! Explore the forests, meadows, and marshes here at the park! Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through fun activities like hikes, creek investigations, nature games, and crafts. 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!

$165

Add to Calendar 5 7 America/New_York Nature Explorers Session I Become a Nature Sleuth! Explore the forests, meadows, and marshes here at the park! Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through fun activities like hikes, creek investigations, nature games, and crafts. 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 a.m.

Nature Wonders Session I,   Brandywine Creek State Park

1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff!

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

Add to Calendar 4 6 America/New_York Nature Wonders Session I 1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9 a.m.

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

Get ready for close-up encounters with some of our Animal Ambassadors, learn the facts, and practice perfecting your animal handling techniques in this week-long animal training. *Campers who successfully complete this week of camp may apply to the volunteer program and continue the animal handling fun throughout the summer by providing animal encounters with our guests! Please note that campers MUST provide proof of a negative TB test within the last 365 days from camp start date (June 24) upon registration to handle mammals.

$310 ($280 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $335 ($305 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 14 17 America/New_York Animal Handling 101: a Training Course just for Teens! Get ready for close-up encounters with some of our Animal Ambassadors, learn the facts, and practice perfecting your animal handling techniques in this week-long animal training. *Campers who successfully complete this week of camp may apply to the volunteer program and continue the animal handling fun throughout the summer by providing animal encounters with our guests! Please note that campers MUST provide proof of a negative TB test within the last 365 days from camp start date (June 24) upon registration to handle mammals. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, June 24 at 9 a.m.

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.

$210 ($180 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $235 ($205 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 6 10 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 8:30 a.m.

Fish, Fish, Fish,   Lums Pond State Park

Back by popular demand! Campers spend the week making lures, learning knot tying and of course, fishing! We’ll practice casting, make fish prints, and do some science experiments to make fish slime! Includes a field trip to get an up-close look at Delaware’s native fish and a Friday fishing tournament where everyone’s a winner!

$225

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Fish, Fish, Fish Back by popular demand! Campers spend the week making lures, learning knot tying and of course, fishing! We’ll practice casting, make fish prints, and do some science experiments to make fish slime! Includes a field trip to get an up-close look at Delaware’s native fish and a Friday fishing tournament where everyone’s a winner! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9 a.m.

Caring for Animals,   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 5 7 America/New_York Caring for Animals 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 a.m.

Working with Animals,   White Clay Creek State Park

Explore ways people work with animals such as dogs, bats, goats and butterflies. This camp includes trips to visit an animal veterinarian, animal rehabilitator, and a working farm. Guests include animal caregivers and ornithologists. Of course campers will squeeze in creek time, and games.

$225

Add to Calendar 8 11 America/New_York Working with Animals Explore ways people work with animals such as dogs, bats, goats and butterflies. This camp includes trips to visit an animal veterinarian, animal rehabilitator, and a working farm. Guests include animal caregivers and ornithologists. Of course campers will squeeze in creek time, and games. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 a.m.

Super Swimmers,   Killens Pond State Park

In this water-filled week of camp we will be participating in a wide range of activities involving H2O. We will attend daily morning swim lessons at our waterpark, explore our pond on peddle boats, and play fun water games.

$175

Add to Calendar 6 9 America/New_York Super Swimmers In this water-filled week of camp we will be participating in a wide range of activities involving H2O. We will attend daily morning swim lessons at our waterpark, explore our pond on peddle boats, and play fun water games. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, June 24 at 8:30 a.m.

Rock Climbing Adventure Camp,   Alapocas Run State Park

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 11 13 America/New_York Rock Climbing Adventure 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 9 a.m.

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 8 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 a.m.

Junior Fishing,   Bellevue State Park

Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp.

$210

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Junior Fishing Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, June 24 at 9 a.m.

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 7 11 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 8:30 a.m.

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 11 14 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 a.m.

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 7 9 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 a.m.

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 10 14 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, July 01 at 9 a.m.

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.

$310 ($280 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $335 ($305 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 8 12 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 01 at 9 a.m.

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.

$55/day, $45/day DZS; Weekly $210/$180 DZS by March 31; $235/$205 DZS beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 5 10 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 01 at 8:30 a.m.

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 8 11 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 01 at 9 a.m.

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 8 11 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 01 at 9 a.m.

Junior Fishing,   Bellevue State Park

Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp.

$135 for three-day camp

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Junior Fishing Do you love to fish or want to learn how? Then this is a camp for you. Learn different types of fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques. We explore the world of fish and fishing through fishing, hikes and hands-on activities. Note: this is not a traveling camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 01 at 9 a.m.

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 11 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 01 at 9 a.m.

Buggin Out,   Cape Henlopen State Park

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

$75

Add to Calendar 5 6 America/New_York Buggin Out Buzz around the park exploring for insects and their buggy world. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 08 at 3:30 p.m.

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 9 12 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 08 at 8:30 a.m.

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 8 10 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 08 at 9 a.m.

Jr. Zoo Keepers: Advanced (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.

$310 ($280 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $335 ($305 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 11 15 America/New_York Jr. Zoo Keepers: Advanced (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 08 at 9 a.m.

Saving Animals From Extinction,   Brandywine Zoo

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.

$210 ($180 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $235 ($205 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 6 10 America/New_York Saving Animals From Extinction 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 08 at 8:30 a.m.

Pirates of the Pond,   Lums Pond State Park

Aargh you ready for some mid-summer fun with week of water play, pirate games and treasure hunts? Includes nature exploration, animal encounters, crafts, and lots of water activities like water balloons, sprinklers, paddle boating, and dip netting in the pond. Includes a maritime field trip!

$225

Add to Calendar 6 9 America/New_York Pirates of the Pond Aargh you ready for some mid-summer fun with week of water play, pirate games and treasure hunts? Includes nature exploration, animal encounters, crafts, and lots of water activities like water balloons, sprinklers, paddle boating, and dip netting in the pond. Includes a maritime field trip! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 08 at 9 a.m.

Knights, Gnomes & Fairies of the White Clay Kingdom,   White Clay Creek State Park

Explore the ‘kingdom’ of the White Clay Valley making fairy homes and castles from natural materials in this week of creek and forest exploration, games, crafts and more. Visitors to camp may include our Natural Resource “Knights” and Naturalist Forest “Fairy.”

$195

Add to Calendar 6 8 America/New_York Knights, Gnomes & Fairies of the White Clay Kingdom Explore the ‘kingdom’ of the White Clay Valley making fairy homes and castles from natural materials in this week of creek and forest exploration, games, crafts and more. Visitors to camp may include our Natural Resource “Knights” and Naturalist Forest “Fairy.” White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 08 at 9 a.m.

Adventure Rangers,   White Clay Creek State Park

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 9 11 America/New_York Adventure Rangers 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 08 at 8:30 a.m.

Wings and Things,   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 10 America/New_York Wings and Things 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 08 at 8:30 a.m.

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 13 16 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 08 at 9 a.m.

Young Explorers Camp: Nature’s Rainbows,   Bellevue State Park

5:30 p.m. $10 per day for each; $30 per week for each; $60 per week for both (available for full-day camps)

$100 per week

Add to Calendar 4 5 (or young 6) America/New_York Young Explorers Camp: Nature’s Rainbows 5:30 p.m. $10 per day for each; $30 per week for each; $60 per week for both (available for full-day camps) Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 08 at 9 a.m.

Fishing Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Campers travel to different fishing sites each day including an offshore charter boat trip and a canoe trip on the Brandywine. Participants will learn about fresh and saltwater fishing, fly fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques.This camp is appropriate for all skill levels. Campers may bring their own equipment; however, all necessary supplies are included. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away.

$300 per week

Add to Calendar 11 15 America/New_York Fishing Camp Campers travel to different fishing sites each day including an offshore charter boat trip and a canoe trip on the Brandywine. Participants will learn about fresh and saltwater fishing, fly fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques.This camp is appropriate for all skill levels. Campers may bring their own equipment; however, all necessary supplies are included. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 08 at 9 a.m.

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 11 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 08 at 9 a.m.

Operation Fort Miles,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Fort Miles history and develop the skills you need to complete the final rescue mission.

$250

Add to Calendar 10 12 America/New_York Operation Fort Miles Experience Fort Miles history and develop the skills you need to complete the final rescue mission. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 08 at 9 a.m.

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 12 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 15 at 8:30 a.m.

Water Adventures Session II,   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 8 10 America/New_York Water Adventures Session II 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 15 at 9 a.m.

Jr. Zoo Keepers: Basics (B),   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.

$310 ($280 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $335 ($305 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 8 12 America/New_York Jr. Zoo Keepers: Basics (B) 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 15 at 9 a.m.

Citizen Science in Your Backyard,   Brandywine Zoo

Have a WILD week discovering how YOU can do science every day in your own backyard! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect data that helps real scientists.

$210 ($180 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $235 ($205 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 6 10 America/New_York Citizen Science in Your Backyard Have a WILD week discovering how YOU can do science every day in your own backyard! Each day of the week will have its own Citizen Science related theme, where we’ll collect data that helps real scientists. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 15 at 8:30 a.m.

Wildlife Ranger Adventures,   Lums Pond State Park

Kayak the pond in search of wildlife and learn about the adventures you can have when working with wildlife! Peak behind the scenes in conservation efforts, conduct wildlife research, and meet special guests who work with animals and wildlife, including Delaware State Parks’ new K9, Leo! Includes a field trip to see wildlife up close.

$225

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Wildlife Ranger Adventures Kayak the pond in search of wildlife and learn about the adventures you can have when working with wildlife! Peak behind the scenes in conservation efforts, conduct wildlife research, and meet special guests who work with animals and wildlife, including Delaware State Parks’ new K9, Leo! Includes a field trip to see wildlife up close. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m.

Stream Splashers,   White Clay Creek State Park

1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff!

$100

Add to Calendar 4 6 America/New_York Stream Splashers 1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff! White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m.

Mines & Minerals: Creek Explorations,   White Clay Creek State Park

Are you familiar with things like obsidian and mycelium in the virtual world? How great would it be to see and touch the real thing in the natural world? Have hands-on fun constructing, experimenting and playing with minerals, water and more.

$215

Add to Calendar 7 9 America/New_York Mines & Minerals: Creek Explorations Are you familiar with things like obsidian and mycelium in the virtual world? How great would it be to see and touch the real thing in the natural world? Have hands-on fun constructing, experimenting and playing with minerals, water and more. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 15 at 8:30 a.m.

Fishing Frenzy,   Killens Pond State Park

Explore all the great fishing spots in Delaware state parks by travelling to Silver Lake, Lums Pond, Trap Pond, and Cape Henlopen! We will learn techniques for fishing with poles and nets of many sizes, come with us to experience the pro angler inside your heart. Travel Times: Silver Lake (20 minutes), Trap Pond (45 minutes), Lums Pond (1 hour), and Cape Henlopen (1 hour).

$195

Add to Calendar 10 13 America/New_York Fishing Frenzy Explore all the great fishing spots in Delaware state parks by travelling to Silver Lake, Lums Pond, Trap Pond, and Cape Henlopen! We will learn techniques for fishing with poles and nets of many sizes, come with us to experience the pro angler inside your heart. Travel Times: Silver Lake (20 minutes), Trap Pond (45 minutes), Lums Pond (1 hour), and Cape Henlopen (1 hour). Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 15 at 8:30 a.m.

Rock Climbing Adventure Camp,   Alapocas Run State Park

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 11 13 America/New_York Rock Climbing Adventure 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, July 15 at 9 a.m.

Bug Adventures,   Bellevue State Park

Are you buggy for insects? We will explore the world of insects with hikes, crafts, hands-on activities, discussions and more. By the end of this week you will definitely love bugs!

$210

Add to Calendar 6 8 America/New_York Bug Adventures Are you buggy for insects? We will explore the world of insects with hikes, crafts, hands-on activities, discussions and more. By the end of this week you will definitely love bugs! Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m.

Winter in July,   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 11 America/New_York Winter in July 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 15 at 9 a.m.

Cape Adventurers,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Uncover the secrets of the park through nature and historical adventures!

$200

Add to Calendar 9 11 America/New_York Cape Adventurers Uncover the secrets of the park through nature and historical adventures! Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m.

Art in the Park,   Trap Pond State Park

Join us for a week full of arts and crafts! We will create take-home masterpieces from jewelry to floral arrangements. We will learn about nature along the way and gain inspiration from the beautiful park around us.

$150

Add to Calendar 7 12 America/New_York Art in the Park Join us for a week full of arts and crafts! We will create take-home masterpieces from jewelry to floral arrangements. We will learn about nature along the way and gain inspiration from the beautiful park around us. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, July 22 at 8:30 a.m.

Outdoor Adventure Camp Session II,   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 11 14 America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Camp Session II 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, July 22 at 9 a.m.

Nature Wonders Session II,   Brandywine Creek State Park

1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff!

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

Add to Calendar 4 6 America/New_York Nature Wonders Session II 1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9 a.m.

Jr. Zoo Keepers: Advanced (B),   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.

$310 ($280 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $335 ($305 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 11 15 America/New_York Jr. Zoo Keepers: Advanced (B) 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 22 at 9 a.m.

Animal Super Powers!,   Brandywine Zoo

Animals have amazing super powers to help them survive in their environments! Learn about different animal powers and adaptations through activities, crafts, and live animal encounters.

$210 ($180 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $235 ($205 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 6 10 America/New_York Animal Super Powers! Animals have amazing super powers to help them survive in their environments! Learn about different animal powers and adaptations through activities, crafts, and live animal encounters. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 22 at 8:30 a.m.

Awesome Outdoors Camp,   Lums Pond State Park

Hone those outdoor survival skills by making bamboo fishing poles, hiking sticks, and lean-tos. Meet outdoor professionals who will teach campfire making, tracking, and archery. As a special treat campers will be able to meet Delaware State Parks’ new K9, Leo, who has some outdoor skills of his own! Includes an outdoor recreation field trip.

$250

Add to Calendar 10 13 America/New_York Awesome Outdoors Camp Hone those outdoor survival skills by making bamboo fishing poles, hiking sticks, and lean-tos. Meet outdoor professionals who will teach campfire making, tracking, and archery. As a special treat campers will be able to meet Delaware State Parks’ new K9, Leo, who has some outdoor skills of his own! Includes an outdoor recreation field trip. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9 a.m.

Fantastic Frogs and Feathers,   White Clay Creek State Park

Frogs are hopping, birds are chirping and the creek is flowing during this summer fun camp! Campers will dig deeper into our animal world such as frogs and toads, owls and forest friends. Plenty of creek time, active games, crafts and time outside.

$195

Add to Calendar 5 7 America/New_York Fantastic Frogs and Feathers Frogs are hopping, birds are chirping and the creek is flowing during this summer fun camp! Campers will dig deeper into our animal world such as frogs and toads, owls and forest friends. Plenty of creek time, active games, crafts and time outside. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9 a.m.

Outdoor Adventure Skills,   White Clay Creek State Park

Challenge yourself as we go rock climbing at Alapocas, kayak at Lums Pond and mountain bike (mountain bikes are available to borrow or bring your own) at White Clay. Finish the week with a bike ride to a cool spot in town. Campers must bring a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet and be able to swim.

$225

Add to Calendar 11 14 America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Skills Challenge yourself as we go rock climbing at Alapocas, kayak at Lums Pond and mountain bike (mountain bikes are available to borrow or bring your own) at White Clay. Finish the week with a bike ride to a cool spot in town. Campers must bring a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet and be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 22 at 8:30 a.m.

Best of Boat Worlds,   Killens Pond State Park

In this travelling camp we will be experiencing all of the different ways to be out on the water. Enjoy a pontoon boat tour at Trap Pond State Park, take a ride on some canoes here at Killens and slide on into peddle boats at Lums Pond! Travel Times: Trap Pond (45 minutes), Lums Pond (1 hour).

$195

Add to Calendar 9 12 America/New_York Best of Boat Worlds In this travelling camp we will be experiencing all of the different ways to be out on the water. Enjoy a pontoon boat tour at Trap Pond State Park, take a ride on some canoes here at Killens and slide on into peddle boats at Lums Pond! Travel Times: Trap Pond (45 minutes), Lums Pond (1 hour). Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 22 at 8:30 a.m.

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 13 16 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 22 at 9 a.m.

Fishing Camp (Traveling Camp),   Bellevue State Park

Campers travel to different fishing sites each day including an offshore charter boat trip and a canoe trip on the Brandywine. Participants will learn about fresh and saltwater fishing, fly fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques.This camp is appropriate for all skill levels. Campers may bring their own equipment; however, all necessary supplies are included. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away.

$300 per week

Add to Calendar 11 15 America/New_York Fishing Camp (Traveling Camp) Campers travel to different fishing sites each day including an offshore charter boat trip and a canoe trip on the Brandywine. Participants will learn about fresh and saltwater fishing, fly fishing, fishing ethics, safety and techniques.This camp is appropriate for all skill levels. Campers may bring their own equipment; however, all necessary supplies are included. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9 a.m.

Water Wonders,   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 11 America/New_York Water Wonders 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 22 at 9 a.m.

Calling All Creatures,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Cape Henlopen like animals do! Track their movements, listen to their calls, and view their home through “animal” eyes.

$200

Add to Calendar 7 9 America/New_York Calling All Creatures Experience Cape Henlopen like animals do! Track their movements, listen to their calls, and view their home through “animal” eyes. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 29 at 8:30 a.m.

Wilderness Survival Session II,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Explore the outdoors and learn to live off the land! Along with learning Leave No Trace skills, campers will learn how to put up a tent, build a campfire, build a survival shelter, identify plants, track animals and study how to use a compass, fishing, river safety and more. Fun, safe experiences will teach campers how to be better prepared for outdoor adventures. 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 10 America/New_York Wilderness Survival Session II Explore the outdoors and learn to live off the land! Along with learning Leave No Trace skills, campers will learn how to put up a tent, build a campfire, build a survival shelter, identify plants, track animals and study how to use a compass, fishing, river safety and more. Fun, safe experiences will teach campers how to be better prepared for outdoor adventures. 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 29 at 9 a.m.

WILD Animal Careers,   Brandywine Zoo

Have you ever thought about a future career working with animals? Discover what it takes to care for, feed, train, and work with different animals. During this week campers will be provided the opportunity to explore a variety of animal related careers.

$310 ($280 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $335 ($305 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 11 15 America/New_York WILD Animal Careers Have you ever thought about a future career working with animals? Discover what it takes to care for, feed, train, and work with different animals. During this week campers will be provided the opportunity to explore a variety of animal related careers. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

Jr. Zoo Keepers: Basics (C),   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.

$310 ($280 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $335 ($305 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 8 12 America/New_York Jr. Zoo Keepers: Basics (C) 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 29 at 8:30 a.m.

Animal Adaptation Camp!,   Lums Pond State Park

Animals have wild adaptations for survival! Fish can make slime to slip away from trouble. Snakes can slither their bodies through tiny spaces. Flying squirrels can soar from tree to tree. We will explore animal adaptations through up-close encounters with real live animal guests and a rock climbing field trip then try our hand at a few science experiments (including slime) to learn more about wild survival!

$250

Add to Calendar 8 11 America/New_York Animal Adaptation Camp! Animals have wild adaptations for survival! Fish can make slime to slip away from trouble. Snakes can slither their bodies through tiny spaces. Flying squirrels can soar from tree to tree. We will explore animal adaptations through up-close encounters with real live animal guests and a rock climbing field trip then try our hand at a few science experiments (including slime) to learn more about wild survival! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

Creek Creations,   White Clay Creek State Park

Use supplies from the natural world like clay, leaves and vines to make beautiful creations of all shapes and sizes. Of course we’ll also spend plenty of time playing and exploring the creek!

$195

Add to Calendar 6 8 America/New_York Creek Creations Use supplies from the natural world like clay, leaves and vines to make beautiful creations of all shapes and sizes. Of course we’ll also spend plenty of time playing and exploring the creek! White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

Single Track Shredders: WCCSP Mountain Bike Focused Camp,   White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is specifically designed for experienced bikers with six or more miles of all-terrain experience. Join other avid young bikers from the region for a week-long mountain biking experience. The week includes rides at White Clay Creek, Brandywine Creek and Middle Run trails. Bike repair, riding techniques, behind the scenes at a bike shop, and coolin’ off in the creek are all part of the week. Campers should bring their own mountain bike (bikes are available to borrow) and a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet, bike gloves and be able to swim.

$325

Add to Calendar 12 15 America/New_York Single Track Shredders: WCCSP Mountain Bike Focused Camp This camp is specifically designed for experienced bikers with six or more miles of all-terrain experience. Join other avid young bikers from the region for a week-long mountain biking experience. The week includes rides at White Clay Creek, Brandywine Creek and Middle Run trails. Bike repair, riding techniques, behind the scenes at a bike shop, and coolin’ off in the creek are all part of the week. Campers should bring their own mountain bike (bikes are available to borrow) and a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet, bike gloves and be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 29 at 8:30 a.m.

Superheroes,   Killens Pond State Park

Better make sure your action pants fit because in this SUPER week of camp we will be putting our minds and bodies through a series of tests to find out if you’re fit to be a part of Killens Pond’s Super Squad. We will be going rock climbing at Alapocas Run State Park, doing obstacle courses, kayaking, and much more! Travel Times: Alapocas Run (1.5 hours)

$195

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Superheroes Better make sure your action pants fit because in this SUPER week of camp we will be putting our minds and bodies through a series of tests to find out if you’re fit to be a part of Killens Pond’s Super Squad. We will be going rock climbing at Alapocas Run State Park, doing obstacle courses, kayaking, and much more! Travel Times: Alapocas Run (1.5 hours) Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

Naturalist Apprentice,   Bellevue State Park

This camp is for serious nature lovers. We will develop your naturalist skills and explore environmental stewardship principles. We will create and use field guides, journals, crafts and more!

$210

Add to Calendar 10 13 America/New_York Naturalist Apprentice This camp is for serious nature lovers. We will develop your naturalist skills and explore environmental stewardship principles. We will create and use field guides, journals, crafts and more! Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

Extreme Sports Camp with Overnight,   Bellevue State Park

Travel to different sites each day for exciting activities such as paintballing, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, archery and more! Safety and team building are also important parts to this awesome camp. No experience is necessary. This week will include a Thursday night overnight program at Bellevue State Park after our whitewater rafting adventure. Call for an updated list of activities for each week. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away.

$350

Add to Calendar 12 15 America/New_York Extreme Sports Camp with Overnight Travel to different sites each day for exciting activities such as paintballing, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, archery and more! Safety and team building are also important parts to this awesome camp. No experience is necessary. This week will include a Thursday night overnight program at Bellevue State Park after our whitewater rafting adventure. Call for an updated list of activities for each week. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

Out of This World,   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 11 America/New_York Out of This World 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 29 at 8:30 a.m.

Nature Explorers Session II,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Become a Nature Sleuth! Explore the forests, meadows, and marshes here at the park! Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through fun activities like hikes, creek investigations, nature games, and crafts. 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!

$165

Add to Calendar 5 7 America/New_York Nature Explorers Session II Become a Nature Sleuth! Explore the forests, meadows, and marshes here at the park! Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through fun activities like hikes, creek investigations, nature games, and crafts. 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 29 at 9 a.m.

Park Adventurers,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Venture back in history and into our local habitats with a team of fellow explorers.

$225

Add to Calendar 10 12 America/New_York Park Adventurers Venture back in history and into our local habitats with a team of fellow explorers. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9 a.m.

Creature Feature,   Trap Pond State Park

Learn all about the different animals that live in zoos, in Trap Pond, and all around the world! We will be visited by animals from the Brandywine Zoo, and take a trip to the Salisbury Zoo. We will also have the chance to see aquatic animals from a pontoon boat and a canoe. Find out where the wild things are at this exciting camp! Travel time to Salisbury Zoo: 25 minutes.

$150

Add to Calendar 7 12 America/New_York Creature Feature Learn all about the different animals that live in zoos, in Trap Pond, and all around the world! We will be visited by animals from the Brandywine Zoo, and take a trip to the Salisbury Zoo. We will also have the chance to see aquatic animals from a pontoon boat and a canoe. Find out where the wild things are at this exciting camp! Travel time to Salisbury Zoo: 25 minutes. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, August 05 at 8:30 a.m.

Outdoor Adventure Camp Session III,   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 11 14 America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Camp Session III 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, August 05 at 8:30 a.m.

Nature Arts Camp,   Brandywine Creek State Park

Join our Art School Camp Counselors and spend the week creating art in the park! Each day will feature a different artistic technique campers will learn, including watercolors, acrylic paints, sketching, plein air drawing & painting. Parents will join us for an art show at the end of the week! 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!

$250 (includes material fee)

Add to Calendar 9 12 America/New_York Nature Arts Camp Join our Art School Camp Counselors and spend the week creating art in the park! Each day will feature a different artistic technique campers will learn, including watercolors, acrylic paints, sketching, plein air drawing & painting. Parents will join us for an art show at the end of the week! 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, August 05 at 9 a.m.

Talk to the Animals,   Brandywine Zoo

but what are they saying? Join us and discover how you can better understand the animals!

$210 ($180 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $235 ($205 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 6 10 America/New_York Talk to the Animals but what are they saying? Join us and discover how you can better understand the animals! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 05 at 9 a.m.

Cool Keeper Tools,   Brandywine Zoo

Discover some of the cool tools our zoo keepers use and practice using some, too!

$120 ($100 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $130 ($110 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 4 5 America/New_York Cool Keeper Tools Discover some of the cool tools our zoo keepers use and practice using some, too! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 05 at 8:30 a.m.

Lums Pond Water Warriors,   Lums Pond State Park

Campers will become water warriors after kayaking and paddle boating the largest pond in Delaware, tubing down the Brandywine, traveling to Fort Delaware State Park by boat and splashing around the Killens Pond Water Park!

$250

Add to Calendar 10 13 America/New_York Lums Pond Water Warriors Campers will become water warriors after kayaking and paddle boating the largest pond in Delaware, tubing down the Brandywine, traveling to Fort Delaware State Park by boat and splashing around the Killens Pond Water Park! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9 a.m.

Pirates Treasures: Stream Explorers,   White Clay Creek State Park

Argh you ready for a pirate week? Search for treasure, panning for gems and meet new friends while learning about the incredible treasures that make up our natural world.

$195

Add to Calendar 6 8 America/New_York Pirates Treasures: Stream Explorers Argh you ready for a pirate week? Search for treasure, panning for gems and meet new friends while learning about the incredible treasures that make up our natural world. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9 a.m.

White Clay Creek (WCC) Survivor,   White Clay Creek State Park

Camp WCC Survivor combines the challenge of survival with the spirit of competition. Make your own raft, get first-hand experience in wilderness survival, boating, fishing, outdoor cooking and much more. Teamwork and leadership are the key to surviving this week. Must be able to swim.

$225

Add to Calendar 10 14 America/New_York White Clay Creek (WCC) Survivor Camp WCC Survivor combines the challenge of survival with the spirit of competition. Make your own raft, get first-hand experience in wilderness survival, boating, fishing, outdoor cooking and much more. Teamwork and leadership are the key to surviving this week. Must be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 05 at 8:30 a.m.

Time Travelers,   Killens Pond State Park

Travel back in time in this week of camp with trips to Fort Delaware, the John Dickinson Plantation, and Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen. Travel times: Fort Delaware (1 hour), John Dickinson (30 minutes), Fort Miles (1 hour).

$195

Add to Calendar 9 12 America/New_York Time Travelers Travel back in time in this week of camp with trips to Fort Delaware, the John Dickinson Plantation, and Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen. Travel times: Fort Delaware (1 hour), John Dickinson (30 minutes), Fort Miles (1 hour). Killens Pond State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9 a.m.

Intro to Photography,   Bellevue State Park

Explore a different photography technique every day. Parents are invited to an art show on Friday highlighting campers’ work. All supplies are included in camp fee.

$235

Add to Calendar 7 10 America/New_York Intro to Photography Explore a different photography technique every day. Parents are invited to an art show on Friday highlighting campers’ work. All supplies are included in camp fee. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9 a.m.

Volunteerism Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Visit different local sites throughout the week to participate in daily service projects and learn about the organization’s activities and volunteer opportunities. Service projects include experiences such as packing food, a canoe clean-up, and gardening. This qualifies for hours of service needed for school. Trips involve travel to sites 15 to 45 minutes away.

$225

Add to Calendar 12 15 America/New_York Volunteerism Camp Visit different local sites throughout the week to participate in daily service projects and learn about the organization’s activities and volunteer opportunities. Service projects include experiences such as packing food, a canoe clean-up, and gardening. This qualifies for hours of service needed for school. Trips involve travel to sites 15 to 45 minutes away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9 a.m.

Pirates Cove,   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 11 America/New_York Pirates Cove 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, August 05 at 9 a.m.

Weird Cape!,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of the weird and odd animals that adapt to the Cape Henlopen ecosystem.

$200

Add to Calendar 7 9 America/New_York Weird Cape! Find out about some of the weird and odd animals that adapt to the Cape Henlopen ecosystem. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9 a.m.

Junior Naturalist,   Trap Pond State Park

Calling all aspiring naturalists! During this camp we will learn all about plants, animals, and the great outdoors. We will learn the basics of outdoors survival including fire-building and shelter-making.

$175

Add to Calendar 10 13 America/New_York Junior Naturalist Calling all aspiring naturalists! During this camp we will learn all about plants, animals, and the great outdoors. We will learn the basics of outdoors survival including fire-building and shelter-making. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m.

Nature Wonders Session III,   Brandywine Creek State Park

1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff!

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

Add to Calendar 4 6 America/New_York Nature Wonders Session III 1 p.m.) to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our camp staff! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m.

ZSI: Zoo Science Investigators,   Brandywine Zoo

Investigate the world of behavioral and conservation science. Campers will become researchers and use observation and investigation skills to better understand animals in our care and in the wild.

$210 ($180 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $235 ($205 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 6 10 America/New_York ZSI: Zoo Science Investigators Investigate the world of behavioral and conservation science. Campers will become researchers and use observation and investigation skills to better understand animals in our care and in the wild. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m.

Color Me Wild!,   Brandywine Zoo

Animals come in all shapes, sizes, and COLORS! Learn about our many colorful creatures, each day focusing on a different color!

$120 ($100 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $130 ($110 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 4 5 America/New_York Color Me Wild! Animals come in all shapes, sizes, and COLORS! Learn about our many colorful creatures, each day focusing on a different color! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m.

Camp Awesome,   White Clay Creek State Park

Try a little bit of everything in this fun-filled camp! Go tubing, explore the woods, pan for creek gems, make nature gnomes, play games, create amazing art and go fishing for awesome fun. Must be able to swim.

$215

Add to Calendar 8 10 America/New_York Camp Awesome Try a little bit of everything in this fun-filled camp! Go tubing, explore the woods, pan for creek gems, make nature gnomes, play games, create amazing art and go fishing for awesome fun. Must be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m.

Young Explorers Camp: What’s That Habitat?,   Bellevue State Park

5:30 p.m. $10 per day for each; $30 per week for each; $60 per week for both (available for full-day camps)

$100 per week

Add to Calendar 4 5 (or young 6) America/New_York Young Explorers Camp: What’s That Habitat? 5:30 p.m. $10 per day for each; $30 per week for each; $60 per week for both (available for full-day camps) Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m.

Extreme Sports Camp,   Bellevue State Park

Travel to different sites each day for exciting activities such as paintballing, parasailing, rock climbing, archery and more! Safety and team building are also important parts to this awesome camp. No experience is necessary. Call for an updated list of activities for each week. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away.

$330

Add to Calendar 12 15 America/New_York Extreme Sports Camp Travel to different sites each day for exciting activities such as paintballing, parasailing, rock climbing, archery and more! Safety and team building are also important parts to this awesome camp. No experience is necessary. Call for an updated list of activities for each week. Trips involve travel to sites 15 minutes to 1.5 hours away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m.

Hands on History,   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 11 America/New_York Hands on History 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, August 12 at 9 a.m.

Claws and Paws,   Cape Henlopen State Park

Adventure in the park in search of how animals move and get their food.

$115

Add to Calendar 5 6 America/New_York Claws and Paws Adventure in the park in search of how animals move and get their food. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9 a.m.

Vets and Pets,   Trap Pond State Park

Do you want to work with animals? If so, this is the camp for you! We will learn all about how to care for animals from alpacas to butterflies. Explore how people work with animals at zoos and on farms. This camp includes visits from animal professionals and up close encounters with animals!

$175

Add to Calendar 9 12 America/New_York Vets and Pets Do you want to work with animals? If so, this is the camp for you! We will learn all about how to care for animals from alpacas to butterflies. Explore how people work with animals at zoos and on farms. This camp includes visits from animal professionals and up close encounters with animals! Trap Pond State Park

Monday, August 19 at 9 a.m.

Food Chains, Poo, and Bugs Too!,   Brandywine Zoo

Food chain Fun? Yes! If anyone can make food chains FUN it is the zoo! Animals and plants thrive on one another and campers will have the opportunity to see the food chain come alive… and full circle with poo and bugs too!

$210 ($180 for DE Zoological Society members) by March 31; $235 ($205 for DZS members) beginning April 1

Add to Calendar 6 10 America/New_York Food Chains, Poo, and Bugs Too! Food chain Fun? Yes! If anyone can make food chains FUN it is the zoo! Animals and plants thrive on one another and campers will have the opportunity to see the food chain come alive… and full circle with poo and bugs too! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 19 at 9 a.m.

Creepy Crawlies,   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 11 America/New_York Creepy Crawlies 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