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For Kids and Families



The Reserve offers a variety of fun and educational activities for children and adults on Reserve property and along the Delaware Bayshore. All activities are free. Most require pre-registration.

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Information and Registration

Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve
302-739-6377

Discover the Delaware Bay with us!

The Reserve offers free public programs throughout the year.

Registration is required for all programs. To register, contact the Reserve at 302-739-6377.

Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration.

Save the Date!

September 19-26, 2020
National Estuaries Week

October 16, 2021
Blackbird Creek Fall Festival

Monday, November 30, 2020 - Bingo on the Boardwalk: Estuaries Edition!

Join-in online to play “Bingo on the Boardwalk: Estuaries Edition.”


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Time: 2:00 pm
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Thursday, December 3, 2020 - Art in the Estuary: Holly-Day Art

Join DNERR virtually as they host an arts and crafts corner.


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Time: 4:00 pm
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Saturday, December 12, 2020 - Winter Workshop: Tree Identification

Join DNERR as we lead a two-hour tree identifying workshop at the Blackbird Creek Reserve.


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Time: 10:00 am
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve

Sunday, December 20, 2020 - The Future Scientist Sector: Ice and Snow

Join the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve as they host a mini-lesson on what happens to water in the cold.


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Time: 1:00 pm
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Join the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve for a monthly environmental book discussion.


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Time: 9:00 am
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