The Delaware Museum of Natural History's Summer Camp is an exciting blend of nature, art, and adventure programming designed to provide young campers with a fun and educational summer experience. Using the Museum's facilities and the beautiful environment of the Larry F. Scott Nature Trail, Summer Camp offers a wide variety of programs designed to engage and excite any child. Whether searching for wildlife, creating a nature journal, or learning about animals from around the globe, campers will enjoy their summer at one of Delaware's favorite museums.

The Museum offers camp programs for children ages 2 through 13.
Camp begins in early June and ends in late August.

Click here for our 2014 Summer Camp Guide!


NOW OPEN! Click any of the links below to register for or learn more about our 2014 Summer Camp program.

Camps for 2- and 3-year olds
Camps for 4-year-olds
Camps for 5- and 6-year-olds
Camps for 7- and 8-year-olds
Camps for 9- and 10-year-olds
Camps for 11-13-year-olds

For additional questions about Summer Camps, please contact Programs Facilitator Julie Steinhauer at 302-658-9111, ext. 305.

The Writing Project
June 23 - 27, 2014

This June, the Museum is partnering with the Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project (PAWLP), one of the oldest and largest sites of the National Writing Project (NWP). PAWLP follows NWP's guiding principles and provides professional development, develops resources, generates research, and acts on knowledge to improve the teaching of writing and learning in schools and communities. 

Join us June 23 - 27 from 9 a.m. - noon to feel the fossils, discover the dinosaurs, and question the curators as you explore the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Students will learn about natural history and get a behind-the-scenes look at the Museum as they create poetry, stories, and riddles about their adventures.  This camp includes an overnight stay at the Museum.

Dates: June 23 — 27 from 9 a.m. — noon
with overnight stay on Thursday (campers will stay at the Museum from 9 a.m. Thursday through noon on Friday)
Cost: $260 for registrations received by June 7, $285 thereafter
Registration form on back of flyer (link below) or register HERE.
Registration deadline: June 16

Registration is limited. Class may fill prior to deadline date. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available.

Click here for more information.

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