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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 & Registration

Maggie Pletta
Education Coordinator
302.735.3412

Discover the Delaware Bay with us!

The Reserve offers free public programs throughout the year.

Registration is required for all programs. To register contact Maggie Pletta at 302.739.6377.

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

Note: There will be no public programs during the winter of 2018/2019 at the St. Jones Reserve while the visitor center is partially closed for construction.

Save the Date!

September 21, 2019
National Estuaries Day

October 19, 2019
Blackbird Creek Fall Festival

Get the training you need to take part in the annual Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey.

Time: 6:00 pm
Place: St. Jones Reserve

Get the training you need to take part in the annual Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey.

Time: 10:00 am
Place: St. Jones Reserve

Get the training you need to take part in the annual Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey.

Time: 2:00 pm
Place: St. Jones Reserve

Join the Reserve to create art using natural materials- like the mud, grasses, and more!

Time: 4:00 pm
Place: St. Jones Reserve

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - Discovery Saturday – Seedling Planting

Join Reserve staff at the St. Jones Reserve in celebration of Earth Day to pot native plant seedlings!

Time: 9:00 am
Place: St. Jones Reserve



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