Things To Do Science & Nature Field Trips

Our area encompasses Atlantic Ocean beaches, bays, dunes, rivers, coastal marshes, coastal forests, agricultural lands, stunning wildlife (Southern Delaware is located along the Atlantic Flyway, so budding birdwatchers will be especially interested in spring and fall migrations,) the northernmost cypress swamp in the continental United States, and lots more. That means we’ve got a raft of kid-ready resources and programs including nature centers, museums, and farms brimming with awesome, interactive opportunities and dedicated, experienced educators and docents who love teaching kids of all ages and grade levels all kinds of really cool stuff. Many of these organizations, in fact, have developed and are continually updating programs and curriculums designed to meet current educational standards. Take a look…

Students: Don't forget to print out your Field Trip Passport

Magee Farms

34857 Lighthouse Road Selbyville DE 19975
days/hours of operation: monday-friday 8:00 am-6:00 pm (middle of may through end of october) tours: guided tours preferred, please call 5 bus... read more

DuPont Nature Center

2992 Lighthouse Road Milford DE 19963
days/hours of operation:  april 1 – august 31, open tuesday – sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, september 1 &ndas... read more

TaCaCo Alpacas

28494 Fire Tower Road Laurel DE 19956
Cuisine: Mexican
days/hours of operation:  wednesday through sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and by appointment. guided tours: available, groups pleas... read more

James Farm Ecological Preserve

30048 Cedar Neck Road Ocean View DE 19970
days/hours of operation: sunrise to sunset every day. programs/focus: we have developed activities for children pre-school to 6th grade t... read more
days/hours of operation: nature center: 9 am – 4 pm, monday – friday, 12 pm – 4 pm, saturday – sunday (april through nove... read more

T S Smith & Sons

8887 Redden Road Bridgeville DE 19933
days/hours of operation: open april through december 24th. the store is open 7 days a week from 8 am to 5 pm monday through saturday, and 8 am to... read more
days/hours of operation: public tours available on fridays in june at 10:00 am; mwf in july and august at 10:00 am. reservations required. i... read more

Cape Water Tours and Taxi

217 Anglers Road Lewes DE 19958
days/hours of operation: seasonal, may through september and, if weather permits, through some of october. during the most active months, june, july,... read more

Cape Henlopen State Park

15099 Cape Henlopen Drive Lewes DE 19958
days/hours of operation:  park hours: 8:00 am – sunset, fishing pier area open 24 hours. nature center hours: 9-4,... read more

Trap Pond State Park

33587 Baldcypress Lane Laurel DE 19956
days/hours of operation:  park open year round for visitation and camping. nature center open 10am-4pm every day april-september. closed mondays... read more

Delaware Seashore State Park

39415 Inlet Road Rehoboth Beach DE 19971
days/hours of operation: april – october; 7 days/ 8 – 4:30 p.m.; november – march: monday-friday, 8 – 4 and sat... read more
days/hours of operation: the refuge is open every day from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset in designated areas. t... read more

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