Summer Camp at Hagley
Hagley is offering two stimulating weeks of summer camp activities. Camps provide a fun, hands-on environment in which to learn and make new friends.
Life Long Ago Camp immerses campers into life in a nineteenth century black powder factory and workers’ village. Each day campers explore different activities common during the 1800s, such as gardening, cooking, making toys, and dancing. Campers also participate in tasks specific to a powder factory, like firing off charges of powder, making barrels, and constructing water wheels. The camp week culminates in a carnival when campers can share what they have learned with their families.
During STEM Camp, campers investigate scientific and engineering concepts and complete hands-on challenges. Each camp day will focus on a different topic in science and include subjects in life science, physical science, coding, and engineering. At a Science Expo at the end of the week, campers can show off their projects and favorite demonstrations for their families.
Hagley incorporates Delaware COVID-19 guidelines into the summer camps. Camp groups will be small, with masking and sanitizing procedures in place. Camps are staffed by adult camp instructors and teenage camp counselors. Teens interested in volunteering can sign up to be counselors at www.hagley.org/volunteer. Training is provided.
July 12-16 (Click here to register. Instructions below)
Life Long Ago Camp (ages 10-12) • STEM Camp (ages 7-9)
August 2-6 (Click here to register. Instructions below)
Life Long Ago Camp (ages 7-9) • STEM Camp (ages 10-12)
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 (for members at Household level and above)
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 email@example.com.
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Use Newton's laws of motion to build a catapult and find out how far you can launch a paper ball.
Discover the fascinating stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine and worked for the DuPont Company in the black powder manufactory.
Visitors explore the geology of the Brandywine Valley and its impact on the milling industry.
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Use an egg to demonstrate the principles of motion, showing Newton's laws in full force.