Half-Day Camps

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Our recreation camps are jam-packed with a variety of opportunities intended to ignite potential and create memories and friendships that last a lifetime. Campers will participate in weekly themes, daily outdoor time, arts and crafts, non-competitive sports, and supervised games and activities. Educational presentations and special guest visits that focus on life-skills development allow all campers to accomplish new things and acquire new skills. Both full-day and half-day options are available for your camper to discover new interests, make new friends, be active, and experience the joys of summer camp!  

For recreation camp details contact the camp office at 302-395-5654

Half-Day Recreation Camps

For ages 5-12 years

With two sites in New Castle County, all campers will participate in activities including:

• Supervised games  • Nature and environmental education• Team building
• Non-competitive sports• Summer Reading• Guest presentations
• Arts and crafts• Themed activities• Life-skills development projects

$40 per camper per week                                           

8 Weeks from June 20 - August 10

Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Camps will be closed on New Castle County Holidays June 19 and July 4. 

Location Address Registration

Delaware City

250 5th Street
Delaware City 19706

To Register call


Battery Park

Old New Castle, (Corner 3rd Street & South Street)
New Castle, DE 19720

To Register call


Please submit completed documents to [email protected]

Weekly Themes and Thursday Fun Days

Each week our half-day recreation camps will have a different theme! Crafts, games, and activities may be based on that theme. Thursday Fun Days are designed for campers and counselors to dress up according to the weekly theme.

Week 1, June 20-23: Summer Celebration; Thursday Fun Day – Beach Bash

Kick the summer off with outdoor games, crafts, sports and a variety of “get to know you” activities. End the week with a beach bash party! 

Week 2, June 26-30: Nature Nuts; Thursday Fun Day – Favorite Animal Day

How do plants grow? What do wild animals need to survive? Campers will study nature all week long and learn what it takes to live in the wild and be eco-friendly!

Week 3, July 3-7: Party in the USA; Thursday Fun Day – Red, White, and Blue Day

Celebrate America and enjoy a short week of Red, White and Blue. Learn about the USA and what makes us the melting pot of the world.

Week 4, July 10-14: Lift Off!; Thursday Fun Day – Space Day 

Where do shooting stars come from? Is the Moon made of cheese? Are aliens real? Find out cool space facts and stargaze with some astronauts this week!

Week 5, July 17-21: Color Wars; Thursday Fun Day – Camp Color Day

Each camp will be assigned a color and points will be awarded for camp spirit, team challenges, wearing team colors, and more.

Week 6, July 24-28: Anything Goes; Thursday Fun Day – Pajama Day

It’s wacky tacky week and we’re striving to be silly and willing to be wild! Talk backwards, create ooey gooey slime, find your twin, learn a new song!

Week 7, July 31-Aug 4: Camp’s Got Talent; Thursday Fun Day – Talent Day 

Who has a hidden talent they are willing to share? Find out in the Friday all-camp talent show at Glasgow Park!

Week 8, August 7-11: Peace out Summer; Thursday Fun Day – Tie Dye Day

Let’s close out the Summer with a bang! Campers get to revisit their favorite activities and games

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