Summer Camps at Delaware Nature Society

Summer Camp Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Read below to answer your questions about our Summer Camp!  Learn more about our Summer Camps and view camps online or view camps in our online Summer Camp Guide magazine.


What should I pack for the week?

Backpack with:

  • Lunch for full day camps and Lunch Bunch sessions (Note: we provide mid-morning snacks)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Rain jacket/poncho, change of clothes
  • Extra sunscreen and/or insect repellent
  • Closed-toe water shoes (keens, Crocs, old sneakers, or hiking shoes – no flip-flops or sandals)
  • An extra pair of socks
  • Labeled medications in original packaging with instructions

What should my child wear?

  • Clothes that can get wet and dirty and that can be worn in all kinds of weather
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Sunscreen and insect repellant
  • Hat

Will camp be cancelled for inclement weather?

  • Camps run rain or shine! Each camp has a space indoors to use and activities throughout the week may be adjusted for weather.

Can I pack a cell phone with my child?

  • Cell phones are permitted but must stay off and away during all activities

When will I receive detailed information about the camp week?

  • Two weeks prior to camp, you will receive an email with information on what to pack, a schedule for the week, and information about your camp instructor.

Do you offer scholarships for camp?


Do I have to turn in immunization records? How do I turn them in?


Learn more about Summer Camps and view camps online or view camps on our online Summer Camp Guide magazine.