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 or follow the registration link listed on the event page listed below.

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

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

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

Join DNERR and John Dickinson Plantation education staff for a free evening hike from the St. Jones Reserve to the John Dickinson Plantation and back.

Time: 5:30 pm
Place: St. Jones Reserve

Saturday, June 8, 2024 - Green Eggs and Sand Workshop

Explore the relationship between horseshoe crabs and shorebird populations along the Atlantic Coast in a two-day workshop for teachers.

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