Big kids in forest sitting on log during winter

Day-Off Camps

Looking for activities when school is out? Have your child join us at our day off camps.

We also have Summer Camp!


Martin Luther King Junior Day: Mon, 1/21

Ages 6-8: Animal Instincts

At Abbott’s | Mon, 1/21 | 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Mem $30 | Non-mem $45
All outdoor seekers, ages 6-8, join us for an active day of exploring, crafts and games on a winter day. Boots, coats, and mittens needed! Bring a lunch and snack. Use your senses, be track detectives, explore survival, and build wildlife homes!
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Ages 5-8: Winter Fort Building

At Ashland | 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Mem $60 | Non-mem $75
Build forts out of natural materials, blankets, and warm up from the winter cold! Venture outside to look for signs of winter forts made by animals. Team up and have a fort battle and roast smores to eat with friends inside your fort!
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Ages 5-12: MLK Day of Service

At DEEC | 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Mem $60 | Non-mem $75
Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service learning at DEEC! Learn about his life and teachings, clean up our marsh and gardens, and build homes for some of our smallest creatures. Bring a bag lunch and dress for the outdoors.
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President’s Day: Mon, 2/18

Ages 6-8: Winter Wonderland

At Abbott’s | 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Mem $30 | Non-mem $45
All outdoor seekers, ages 6-8, join us for an active day of exploring, crafts and games on a winter day. Boots, coats, and mittens needed! Bring a lunch and snack. Adventure life outdoors, build a shelter, create weather instruments and enjoy maple sugaring!
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Ages 9-12: Winter Workshop

At Coverdale | 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Mem $60 | Non-mem $75
When the weather is cold and the days are short, there is still much to do on the farm! Winter is the season of preparation and projects. Work together, design and construct a project that will make Coverdale’s classroom a better place to learn!
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Spring Break: Mon 4/22 – Fri 4/26

Ages 6-8: Spring Break Explorers

At Abbott’s | 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Mem $40/day | Non-mem $55/day
Climb atop GoApe’s Treetop Junior ropes course, visit 3 Palms Rescue Zoo, disect squids at the Delaware Seashore State Park, discover the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and hike the trails and explore the streams at Abbott’s.
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Ages 8-12: Spring Break Camp

At Ashland | 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Mem $275 | Non-mem $335
Get a taste of summer and discover what Ashland Nature Center and Coverdale Farm Preserve have to offer! Splash in a steam, take a cooking class, play outdoor games, catch critters and lend a hand caring for our animals.
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Ages 5-7: Spring Break Camp

At Coverdale | 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Mem $275 | Non-mem $335
Get a taste of summer and discover what Ashland Nature Center and Coverdale Farm Preserve have to offer! Splash in a steam, take a cooking class, play outdoor games, catch critters and lend a hand caring for our animals.
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Ages 5-12: Spring Break Camp

At DEEC | 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM | Mem $250 | Non-mem $310
Join our spring break safari at DEEC! Hunt for toads and fish, look for spring blooms, and race
on our trail. Each day involves exploring the marsh, making nature crafts, and a secret challenge! Bring a bag lunch and dress for the outdoors.
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Columbus Day: Mon, 10/14

Ages 6-10: Lenni Lenape Explorers

At Ashland | 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Mem $60 | Non-mem $75
Discover what it’s like to live as the Native Lenape did. Build shelters, create fire, and try using bows and arrows and an atlatl. Explore a replica Lenape Longhouse and Lenape artifacts.
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Veteran’s Day: Mon, 11/11

Ages 7-12: From Farm to You

At Coverdale | 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Mem $60 | Non-mem $75
Where does your lunch come from everyday? Find our by lending hand with daily farm animal chores, and creating a “farm to table” dish using seasonal ingredients!
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Ages 5-12: Hike and Hibernate

At DEEC | 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Mem $60 | Non-mem $75
Hike and look for birds and fish. Learn how animals prepare for the winter, play a hibernation game, and do a special activity with our turtles who hang out with us all year long. Bring a bag lunch and dress for the outdoors.
Registration coming soon