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May 25

ASSE Exchange Program- A Great Opportunity!

8:00 am

Would you like to visit Asia, Europe, or South American this year without leaving home? Then ASSE Exchange Program would like to introduce you to some very special people! Volunteer families are being sought in this area to host high school exchange students from around the world. Students arrive in August and stay for a semester or the academic year. They are ages 15-18 with full medical coverage and their own spending money. Hosts are only asked to provide room,…

Jun 9

Full Moon Hikes

7:30 pm, Newark Reservoir

Enjoy a night of hiking by the light of the full moon! Join hiking leaders from the Wilmington Trail Club on a hike at the reservoir as they lead a family-friendly hike on the paved path with a beautiful view of the night sky. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Preregister by no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Hikes include the Strawberry Moon Hike on Friday, June 9 from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., the…

Jun 12

Rittenhouse Rocks

12:00 am, Rittenhouse Park

Rittenhouse Rocks is an extension of the popular day camp, conducted at Rittenhouse Park for ages 7 - 12. This camp will include field trips and a continuation of favorite activities from Rittenhouse Camp including archery, canoeing and campfire cooking. There two weeks of camp this summer. Session I will run June 12 - 16 Session II will run Aug. 14 - 18. Registration fee is $219. The Newark resident discount fee is $199. For more information, please contact the…

Jun 12

Newark's Camp G.W.C.

8:30 am

Camp G.W.C. is a full-day or half-day camp that gives children ages 6 - 13 a wide variety of activities to enjoy including games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming and exciting week-long themes. A trip is planned each week to local areas of interest. Past trips have included Roller Skating, Brandywine Zoo,Lauch Trampoline Park, Kalmar Nyckel, and more. Trip prices are included in the registration fee. Full Day Camp hours are 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday beginning…

Jun 19

Newark's Rittenhouse Day Camp

9:00 am, Rittenhouse Park

The Newark Department of Parks and Recreation is again conducting Rittenhouse Day Camp at Rittenhouse Park. This is a great way for kids ages 6 - 12 to learn about nature and the great outdoors! Camp hours are 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday - Friday. There will be four camp sessions: Session I will run June 19 - 30, Session II will run July 3 - 14 (no camp July 4), Session III will run July 17 - 28…

Jun 24

Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect

9:30 am, Brandywine River Museum of Art

To mark the 100th anniversary of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, join us for an exhibition of over one hundred of his finest paintings and works on papers! Selected from major museums and private collections, Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect, will bring together both well-known and rarely seen works created between the mid-1930s and Wyeth’s death in 2009 that reveal the subjects that continually inspired Wyeth and the evolution of his imagery. Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect will be the first career retrospective of…

Jun 24

Pony Up - An Introduction to Horseback Riding

11:00 am, Sunset Stables

Pony Up is geared to give young children ages 5 - 12 an introduction to horseback riding and horsemanship. Children will be introduced to grooming, leading, properly putting on the saddle, and Safety, Safety, Safety! Hand-led rides will introduce proper body position, control of the pony, etc. The ponies we use are all kid-friendly. Safety helmets are mandatory. Children must wear long pants and closed-toed shoes. Program will be held on Saturday, June 24 & July 29 from 11 a.m.…

Jun 26

Horse Camp

A true horse camp at Sunset Stables, Delaware’s only trail riding facility located next to Lums Pond State Park. Horsemanship and riding will be taught to campers ages 6 - 13. The emphasis on FUN includes horse safety, ground lessons, grooming, riding instruction, horse bathing, crafts, horse related games, horse care/barn chores, horse anatomy and scavenger hunts. Trail rides will be included if conditions are suitable and camper is confident. Full and half day options are available. Camps dates are…

Jun 26

Superhero Camp

9:00 am, Newark, Delaware

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's your very own superhero leaping tall buildings and protecting the city of Newark! Have fun designing your superhero, writing their story, and protecting the City of Newark. Camp is for ages 7 - 12. Camps hours are Monday - Friday, June 26 - 30 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Registration fee is $100. The Newark resident discount fee is $80. For more information, please contact the Recreation Office at 302-366-7000 or register…

Jun 26

Last Monday Fundraiser for Forgotten Cats

11:30 am, Pizza By Elizabeth's

Our friends at Pizza By Elizabeths have dedicated the last Monday of June from 11:30AM until 9:00PM to our furry friends! So, bring on the pizza & beer and feel good knowing that 10% of your tab will go towards our "forgotten cats." Come on out with family & friends and dine for a purpose!