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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.

Family Canoeing

Information and Registration

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!

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - Boat Trip on the St. Jones River

Join staff from DNREC and the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (DHCA) for a free guided boat trip on the St. Jones River, near Dover.

Time: 3:00 pm
Place: Scotton Landing

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - Boat Trip on the St. Jones River

Join staff from DNREC’s Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) for a free guided boat trip on the St. Jones River, near Dover.

Time: 9:00 am
Place: Scotton Landing

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - Boat Trip on the St. Jones River

Join staff from DNREC and the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (DHCA) for a free guided boat trip on the St. Jones River, near Dover.

Time: 10:30 am
Place: Scotton Landing

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - Boat Trip on the St. Jones River

Join staff from DNREC and the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (DHCA) for a free guided boat trip on the St. Jones River, near Dover.

Time: 11:30 am
Place: Scotton Landing

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - Boat Trip on the St. Jones River

Join staff from DNREC and the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs (DHCA) for a free guided boat trip on the St. Jones River, near Dover.

Time: 4:00 pm
Place: Scotton Landing



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