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Brandywine Zoo Camp

The Brandywine Zoo is a fun learning center for children of all ages, located in beautiful Brandywine Park, Wilmington, Delaware. Brandywine Zoo offers indoor/outdoor spring-break and holiday camps, and full and half-day summer camps. For ages 5-13, aftercare is available.…

Philadelphia Zoo Opens New Penguin Habitat

The Philadelphia Zoo officially opened Penguin Point Thursday, its new, renovated home for the zoo's 22 Humboldt penguins. Families, zookeepers and, of course, the penguins themselves all came out to celebrate and explore the new habitat. “Not only is this…

Summer Schedule for Kids

Mom blogger Stephanie Glover uses a summer schedule to enlist her kids in housework — without whining. Their reward is fun activities.

Bring the Zoo to You

The habitat of the Delaware Valley is crawling with creatures large and small, many residents of the area’s exceptional zoos, aquariums and nature refuge centers. When weather or budget precludes a field trip to these venues, it’s still possible to…

Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo offers school day class trips/discovery tours, animal science and career workshops, homeschool programming, teachers’ workshops and more. Download the EdZOOcation Program Guide from the Education section of the website.

Brandywine Picnic Park

The Ultimate School Picnic is perfect for schools, camps, scouts, etc. Enjoy a kid-friendly all-you-can-eat picnic, which includes vegetarian meal options. Spend the day following activities like rock-climbing, tubing, paddle-boating, mini-golfing, various sports and a gazing zoo.

Field Trips with Daddy

This Father's Day or Memorial Day weekend, why not go on a family outing that's all about Dad? The zoo, golf, a tandem bike, picnic, museum or ballgame are options.