Events - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

Events

As AWE Centers respond to the COVID-19 pandemic most in-person events have been cancelled, but there are virtual and digital programming options galore on our Virtual Programming page.

 

    April

  • a serene forested path winds by a creek

    Nature Journaling for the Next Generation

    Every Thursday, April 22nd 2021 - May 13th 2021
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Explore the outdoors through the art of journaling with Dakin Hewlett, naturalist and creative writing major (and former AWE Fellow!) and the Trail Ambassadors, DelNature's youth naturalists! Engage y...
  • High School Marine Biologist Shadow Program (in person)

    Thursday, April 22nd 2021 & Saturday, April 24th 2021
    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Dr.
    Camden, NJ 08103

    Do you want to learn what it takes to become a marine biologist or work with animals at the Aquarium? Our High School Shadow program gives students in grades 9 – 12 an oppor...

  • great blue heron by marsh land

    Kayak Kickoff!

    Saturday, April 24th 2021
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Spring is back, now let's kayak! Join us as we embark on the first voyage of the new year. Explore the wonders of the marsh as you search for Ospreys, Great Blue Herons, and other marsh creatures. Pac...
  • a cartoon terrapin stands beside a beer mug

    Terrapins on Tap Fundraiser

    Monday, April 26th 2021
    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Calling all Center for Aquatic Sciences fans: join us for an evening of "Terrapins on Tap" at Eclipse Brewing in Merchant...
  • May

  • Online Native Plant Sale

    Sunday, May 2nd 2021 - Monday, May 3rd 2021
    Time: All day
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801

    Hope Blooms this Spring at our annual Spring Native Plant Sale.

    Enjoy a wide variety of beautiful native speci...

  • a serene forested path winds by a creek

    Nature Journaling for the Next Generation

    Every Thursday, April 22nd 2021 - May 13th 2021
    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Explore the outdoors through the art of journaling with Dakin Hewlett, naturalist and creative writing major (and former AWE Fellow!) and the Trail Ambassadors, DelNature's youth naturalists! Engage y...
  • 2 individuals clean up trash in a wooded area

    Creek Care Day

    The second Saturday of every month, December 2020 - October 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get your hands dirty to improve local creeks and streams!
    We need volunteers ...
  • paddlers canoe on a lake.

    Family Canoe

    Saturday, May 15th 2021
    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Take in the beautiful riverfront view and watch for herons, beavers, bald eagles and more. Learn how to canoe or improve your technique on a guided tour down the river and marshes. Adult participation...
  • Beginning Urban Beekeeping Online Lecture Series

    Every Wednesday, May 19th 2021 - June 9th 2021
    Time: 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    Learn how to set up your own beehive with Dr. Dan McDevit, a professor of biology at UofD. Participate in real-time class run live from urban hives. Learn biology, equipment, hive inspections and more...
  • Pettys Island Birding

    Kayak the Christina River

    Saturday, May 29th 2021
    Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Immerse yourself in the grassy domain of Great Blue Herons, American Beaver and other marsh creatures on a paddle along the tidal Christina River with a view of the city of Wilmington. No experience r...
  • June

  • Beginning Urban Beekeeping Online Lecture Series

    Every Wednesday, May 19th 2021 - June 9th 2021
    Time: 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    Learn how to set up your own beehive with Dr. Dan McDevit, a professor of biology at UofD. Participate in real-time class run live from urban hives. Learn biology, equipment, hive inspections and more...
  • 2 individuals clean up trash in a wooded area

    Creek Care Day

    The second Saturday of every month, December 2020 - October 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get your hands dirty to improve local creeks and streams!
    We need volunteers ...
  • paddlers canoe on a lake.

    Aqua Lab Camp: ages 9-12

    Every day, Monday, June 28th 2021 - Friday, July 2nd 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Dive into the world of water by catching fish, sampling water, and netting for aquatic life. Paddle kayaks on the pond and search for the unique wildlife of our marsh habitat. Make a mini ecosystem in...
  • July

  • paddlers canoe on a lake.

    Aqua Lab Camp: ages 9-12

    Every day, Monday, June 28th 2021 - Friday, July 2nd 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Dive into the world of water by catching fish, sampling water, and netting for aquatic life. Paddle kayaks on the pond and search for the unique wildlife of our marsh habitat. Make a mini ecosystem in...
  • great blue heron by marsh land

    Canoe Club Camp (4 days): ages 9-12

    Every day, Tuesday, July 6th 2021 - Friday, July 9th 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Join the canoe crew and put your paddling skills to the test! Become a canoe expert as you paddle. Look for herons, ospreys, and eagles from your boat as you explore the river and marsh. Member $30...
  • 2 individuals clean up trash in a wooded area

    Creek Care Day

    The second Saturday of every month, December 2020 - October 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get your hands dirty to improve local creeks and streams!
    We need volunteers ...
  • a carton image of treasure chest full of maps, globes

    Treasure Hunters Day Camp: ages 6-8

    Every day, Monday, July 12th 2021 - Friday, July 16th 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Ahoy, treasure hunters! Join the hunt and use maps, GPS devices, and clues to find rare creatures and special hidden treasures. Each camper will decorate a mini treasure chest to take home. Members...
  • a Fellow kayaks through water on a cleanup, holding a piece of plastic litter

    Kayak & Canoe Adventures Camp: ages 9-12

    Every day, Monday, July 19th 2021 - Friday, July 23rd 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Learn to paddle canoes and kayaks. Explore the marsh that eagles, ospreys, and beavers call home. Every day has a boating adventure in the pond or river. Member $360, non-member $410.
  • an insect on a yellow flower

    Butterflies & Blooms Camp: ages 6-8

    Every day, Monday, July 26th 2021 - Friday, July 30th 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Catch as many insects as you can as we explore with nets. Learn to identify different butterflies, meet our honeybees and sample their honey, and explore the blooms in our growing pollinator garden. ...
  • August

  • paddling on a creek

    Kayak Adventures: ages 9-12

    Every day, Monday, August 2nd 2021 - Friday, August 6th 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Kayak your way through the Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge. Search for the amazing aquatic life that calls the marsh home as you paddle. Learn advance paddling strokes and put your skills to the t...
  • stock image of scientific equipment

    The Mad Scientist Camp: ages 6-8

    Every day, Monday, August 9th 2021 - Friday, August 13th 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Bwah-ha-ha...mad scientists converge to invent, design and create. Grow crystals and design and launch bottle rockets. Drop an egg off the balcony without it going SPLAT! Each day has a challenge to d...
  • 2 individuals clean up trash in a wooded area

    Creek Care Day

    The second Saturday of every month, December 2020 - October 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get your hands dirty to improve local creeks and streams!
    We need volunteers ...
  • cyclists on a paved trail

    DEEC Trailblazers Camp: ages 9-12

    Every day, Monday, August 16th 2021 - Friday, August 20th 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Hike, bike and paddle. Cast nets, canoe, set up trail cameras, and use a spotting scope and GPS to unlock the secrets of the marsh. Bring your own bike for the camp week. Member $300, non-member $3...
  • chipmunk with cheeks full

    Wildlife Adventures Camp: ages 6-8

    Every day, Monday, August 23rd 2021 - Friday, August 27th 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Catch fish, net for insects, and play outdoor games at DEEC. Find all types of animals, from beautiful butterflies to giant eagles and ospreys. Explore the unique wildlife of the marsh and meet our tu...
  • September

  • 2 individuals clean up trash in a wooded area

    Creek Care Day

    The second Saturday of every month, December 2020 - October 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Get your hands dirty to improve local creeks and streams!
    We need volunteers ...