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Safety Town - Hockessin Activity Center

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 8, 2014

Children, ages 4 through 6, learn safety through songs, guest visitors and role playing in this 15-hour program consisting of a miniature town with child-sized houses, crosswalks, and streets.

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Swim Lessons

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Certified instructors will teach kids ages 18mos. to 12 years in American Red Cross Swim Lessons. Kids must be able to complete all items in one skill level before they move into the next level. The levels range from parent/tot to pre-lifeguard. Everyone is tested on the first day. The program is held Mon.-Fri., rain or shine, at 9am, 9:55am, 10:50am and 11:45am.

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Briar Bush Partial Day Summer Camp

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 22, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Let your child experience nature through scientific discovery, hikes, crafts, games, live animals encounters and free play time. Studies show that time in nature increases focus, calm, and a sense of well being.   Itty Bitty Briars Session: 2 to 3 year olds from 10-11:30am.  Seedlings Session: 4-5 year olds for half days in the morning.

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Carousel Kids Corral

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

See the new farm exibit at Carousel Park and Equestrian Center: the Carousel Kids Corral.  You will meet ducks, chickens, goats, donkies, bunnies and peacocks, all in beautiful new enclosures. 

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Sharing Nature with Children

Jul 28, 2014 - Sep 6, 2014

Explore the wonders of nature by engaging your kids in different activities each month to awaken their natural senses. Light refreshments will be provided. The program runs the first weekend of every month. Other dates include Sun. 7/6, Sat. 8/2 and Sat. 9/6.

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Open Studio: Cardboard Art

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 3, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Using natural, recycled materials, construct a cardboard face with expressions that you create. FREE with admission.

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Storytime with Miss Larissa

Jul 28, 2014 - Feb 23, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Monday.

Join Miss Larissa for music, books, crafts and storytime.  The event is best suited for kids ages 2-4. Parents must stay with their children throughout the program.

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Unnatural History Exhibit

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

Unnatural History is a playful poke at what goes on behind the dioramas at the natural history museum. In Lori Nix’s imaginative photographs, science, facts, and animals are a bit askew and sometimes hilarious. This plays on the expectations people have for museums like the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University as places of serious research and authority. FREE with...

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Children's Physick Estate Tours

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Monday and Wednesday.

Physick Estate Children’s Tours are offered throughout the summer and guide children to discover life as it was more than 125 years ago. These guided tours of the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May's Victorian House Museum, are specially suited to children.

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Story Art

Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 11, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Monday.

Join Philadelphia Parks & Recreation along with the Free Library of Philadelphia as they present a nature-inspired story and craft. Using the amenities of Sister Cities Park, children between the ages of 4 to 6 (older and younger siblings welcome) will deepen their connection to the environment.

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