Youth Programs - Stanton/Wilmington

Our Camps program represents one of our fastest growing initiatives. Each camp is a unique experience that includes on-campus camp activities in the morning and afternoon field trips for every student, ages 5-15! Our signature program “Camp on Campus” allows children to explore a variety of enrichment activities throughout the summer while experiencing the college environment. Each program has been designed to be educational and entertaining and is staffed by experienced educators and camp counselors.

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Spring Break Camp

April 6 - 10, 2015

Ages 5 through 15
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Children from ages 5-12 enjoy a week of fun and learning. Enjoy athletics, games, computer instruction, art activities, and guest speakers. In addition to camp activities, campers participate in a variety of off-campus afternoon recreational activities in accordance with our schedule. Some off campus activities include bowling, roller skating and museum trips. Or feel free to take advantage of our daily rates where you can come only on one, two, or three days if it fits your schedule best. But as always we would love to have you for the entire week! Extended-day rates available.

Summer Camps

2015 Summer Camp June 8 - August 7

Ages 5 through 15

The Camps program represents one of our fastest growing initiatives. Each camp is a unique camp experience including on-campus camp activities in the morning and afternoon field trips for every student, ages 5-15! Our signature program “Camp on Campus” allows children to explore a variety of enrichment activities throughout the summer while experiencing the college environment. Each program has been designed to be educational and entertaining and is staffed by experienced educators and camp counselors.

TRIO - Upward Bound Math/Science

Grades 9 through 11

Delaware Tech's Upward Bound Math Science Initiative is a federally funded pre-college TRIO program designed to prepare high school students for postsecondary education programs that lead to careers in the field of math and science. In addition, the program provides students with academic support services designed to assist them in the successful completion of high school, and post secondary education. Students are exposed to a variety of educational and cultural events and are introduced to the college experience through overnight activities that mirror a college residential program. Moreover, campus tours, cultural trips, and college centered activities are an integral part of the Upward Bound Math Science Experience.

To apply please submit an application packet or for more information call (302) 830-5220.

Start Now - Department of Labor Out of School Youth

Ages 16 -21 years of age at the time of enrollment

Our mission is to provide opportunities for personal growth, self improvement and academic achievement among out of school youth within our community. These goals are implemented through a highly structured, non- traditional environment; integrating training mentoring and diverse educational activities. Our purpose is to prepare youth facing serious barriers to employment by providing training and other services that will result in an increase in employability, earnings, educational and occupational skill credentials and decreased welfare dependency; thereby improving the quality of the workforce and enhancing its productivity and competitiveness.

To apply please contact our program secretary at (302) 571-5334 for an information session date and complete a preliminary application.

Choice Not Chance

A year-round academic recreational program designed to increase academic performance and parent-school connectedness, while strengthening our communities with productive young adults.

Summer Program for Rising 9th Graders
FREE Six-Week Summer College Academy
An experience for rising 9th graders transitioning to high school

  • Discover, volunteer and have fun
  • Identify and close any academic gaps in reading and math
  • Learn about high school expectations with a 9th grade transition course
  • Participate in field trips and fun activities weekly

Location: Delaware Technical Community College, George Campus, 333 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

Program Dates: June 15- July 31, 2015, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
(Attendance in the entire six-week program is mandatory, and cannot be interrupted for vacations.)

Free bus transportation provided! Bus hubs are centrally located in the city of Wilmington.

For more information or to apply, please call (302) 453-3035 or download an application.

This program is funded by the US Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Center Program.

After-School Program for 9th-12th Graders

FREE After-School Program at the Clarence Fraim Boys and Girls Club
A positive after-school program for high school students

  • Discover, volunteer and have fun
  • Identify and close any academic gaps in reading and math
  • Enroll in dual enrollment college courses
  • Participate in culinary workshops
  • Join in daily sports and recreation activities
  • Attend field trips

Location: The Clarence Fraim Boys and Girls Club, 669 S. Union Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

Dates and Times: Tuesdays through Fridays during the school year from 3-8 pm

Free bus transportation provided from McKean and Dickenson High Schools to the Clarence Fraim Boys and Girls Club. A bus will also be available to bring home students each evening.

For more information or to apply, please call (302) 453-3035 or download an application.

This program is funded by the US Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Center Program.

“Choice Not Chance” is a partnership between Delaware Technical Community College, Red Clay Consolidated School District, Clarence Fraim Boys and Girls Club and the Delaware Office of Volunteerism.

FREE Science Camps

We are offering FREE science related camps for rising 6th-8th graders. There are 15 spots available per camp.

  • Crust to Core
    6th grade students, Stanton, July 6 - 10, 2015
  • Track your Way through Watersheds
    7th grade students, Stanton, July 13-17, 2015
  • Energize the Future
    8th grade students, Stanton, July 20-24, 2015

Download an application.

The application includes a parent assessment and counselor/teacher recommendation. Applications must be received by May 4, 2015 and families will be notified by May 18, 2015.