Day Camps - FULL


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!  

Full-Day Recreation Camps

For ages 7-12 years

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

Supervised games    • Team building  • Nature and environmental education
• Non-competitive sports• Summer Reading Weekly pool trips
• Arts and crafts• Themed activities• Weekly field trips

$130 per camper per week                                         

8 Weeks from June 20 - August 11

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Extended care is available from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. for an additional $35 per camper per week.

Camps will be closed on New Castle County Holidays, June 19 and July 4. Camps will run four days these weeks with a prorated fee of $115.




Glasgow Park

DE 896 & US RT40
Glasgow, DE 19702


Route 9 Library and Innovation Center

3022 New Castle Ave
New Castle, DE 19720


Hockessin Recreation Center

7259 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707


Richey Elementary School

105 East Highland Ave.
Newport, DE 19804


Talley Day Park/Brandywine Hundred Library

1300 Foulk Road, 
Wilmington, DE 19803


Town of Whitehall

801 Mapleton Ave.
Middletown, DE 19709


Weekly Themes and Friday Fun Days

Each week our full-day recreation camps will have a different theme. Crafts, games, activities, and field trips may be based off of that theme. Friday Fun Days are designed for campers and counselors to dress up according to the weekly theme.  

Week 1, June 20-23: Summer Celebration; Friday 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; Friday 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; Friday 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!; Friday 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; Friday 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; Friday 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; Friday Fun Day – Talent Day 

Who has a hidden talent they are willing to share? Find out in the Friday Fun-Day Talent Show! 

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

Let’s close out the Summer with a bang! Campers get to revisit their favorite activities and games of the last 7 weeks.

Field Trips 

Full-Day Recreation Camps offer campers a fun-filled summer including a weekly field trip to a variety of exciting places in the tri-state area.