Children age preschool – teen, families, and adults discover nature in our hands-on nature education programs, summer camp, school/group programs, and more with our excellent safety-certified education team.

All programming is suspended until May 15.
Our trails at Ashland, DEEC, and Abbott’s remain open. Coverdale is closed to the public.

Environmental Justice

DEEC’s Wilmington Community Mini-Grant
Applications due: April 30

Learn More and Apply

DEEC’s RENEW Program

Learn More

Summer Camp

Create treasured memories exploring the outdoors at our week-long summer camps.

Summer Camp

Teens Ages 14-17:

Become a Camp Counselor


We offer nature discovery experiences for all ages – check out our scheduled activities and clubs.

Activities Calendar

Teens Preschoolers

Schools, Preschools & Homeschools

Plan field trips at our beautiful locations or Bring DelNature To You with STEM and Common Core topics in science, natural history, and more

Plan Your Program

Birthday Parties

Kids have more fun outside! Celebrate your child’s special day with many themes to choose from!

Plan Your Birthday

Scouts & Groups

Hands-on nature field trips (badge friendly!) and overnights at our location or yours.

Plan Your Program

Gardening for
Water & Wildlife

Enhance your yard or land to make it more wildlife-friendly and support clean water.

Garden for Water & Wildlife

Hayrides for Hire

Gather your favorite folks for a hayride across the rolling hills of Coverdale Farm and seasonal nibbles in the oak grove

Plan Your Hayride

Annual Events

Share in our festivals and other events that have become a tradition for locals!

Annual Events

Eco Tours

Capture the nature experience of a lifetime as you adventure abroad with us.

Eco Tours