Summer Camp at Hagley

Summer Camp at Hagley

NEXT DATE: July 13, 2020  |  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  |  Monday
category: Family Programs  |  location: Visitor Center

Hagley is offering three stimulating weeks of summer camp activities.  Camps provide a fun, hands-on environment in which to learn and make new friends.

Brandywine Naturalist Camp (Click here to register. Instructions below)
Date:  July 13-17
Ages: 7-10 years old
Naturalists explore the environment of the Brandywine River.  No stone will go unturned as campers go on a nature scavenger hunt.  They will test stream water and learn how we have impacted the land around us. 

Civil War Camp  (Click here to register. Instructions below)
Dates: July 13-17 AND August 10-14
Ages: 9-12 years old
Commemorating the 155th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, campers will recreate experiences of soldiers on the battlefield, life on the homefront, and learn about local historic figures that played an important role in the war. 

Life Long Ago Camp  (Click here to register. Instructions below)
Dates: July 27-31 AND august 10-14
Ages:  7-10 years old
Campers discover the everyday tasks and activities of children in the 1800s.  Before online shopping and fast food, children learned to make their own clothes and toys, prepare snacks from fresh ingredients, work with wood, fish, and many other “lost arts and skills.”

STEM Camp  (Click here to register. Instructions below)
Date: July 27-31
Ages: 9-12 years old
Make a smoothie using a bicycle. Discover the secrets behind fireworks. Win a game of tug-of-war against the rest of the camp. Campers take on daily engineering challenges, while conducting experiments to uncover the mysteries of polymer science. They will see how technology has changed over time from water power to solar power.

Camp Schedule:
Camps operate Monday-Friday
Camp Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.        
Drop Off begins: 8:30 a.m.


Non-members: $330 per session. 

Hagley Members: $250 per session

Multi-camp discount available:  Register a child for more than one camp or register multiple siblings for camps, receive $25 off each registration.  Type MULTICAMP in the coupon prompt to receive the discount.

For questions, please contact Education Program Coordinator Jeff Durst at (302) 658-2400 ext. 285 or


Registration Instructions

  • If you are a Hagley member, please login with your member user information

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