High Quality Standards
We are committed to excellence in all of our programs.
- A low student-teacher ratio
- An excellent, fun, talented, and safety-certified education team
- Fun, hands-on, inquiry based, age appropriate
- Excellent indoor and outdoor facilities for field trips and overnights
- Your choice of a variety of unique programs and topics for your field trips, Bring DelNature to You, and overnights
- Convenient times on weekdays and weekends
We have educational programs for your group
- Faith-based groups
- Community groups
- Recreation centers
- Professional organizations
- And more
Field Trips at our Nature Centers & Farm Preserve
Field trips at Ashland Nature Center, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, Coverdale Farm Preserve, and DuPont Environmental Education Center are a great way to engage in hands-on investigations and have a safe, fun, and educational outdoor experience. TIP: Consider scheduling both morning and afternoon programs with a picnic lunch in-between to maximize use of busses.
Outreach – Bring DelNature to You
Let Delaware Nature Society come to you! We offer presentations and activities for your group location be it a school, community center, or more.
Overnight and Extended-Day
Overnights are temporarily ON HOLD.
One to three day programs are developed collaboratively with group leaders, assuring that your group’s goals and objectives are integrated. A great kickoff or culminating activity for your group!
To schedule your Extended-Day
call 302.239.2334 x113, Mon – Fri, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
We provide programs that support badges for your Boy Scout or Girl Scout troop.
We now offer a scout badge
Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge Stewardship Award badge
Advance registration for all programs is required.
Non-refundable deposit of $75 is required to reserve an Overnight. Deposit is due within two (2) weeks of making the reservation. Balance is due 30 days prior to the program. The minimum price for an overnight is $300.
Field trip programs
Full payment (non-refundable) is required 30 days prior to the pro-gram; payable by check or credit card. Ashland field studies require a minimum of 5 participants and Ashland overnights require a minimum of 10 participants.