Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame

The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame brings the history of sports in Delaware to life, with displays, artifacts, photos and information on sports in general, and the inductees of the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame in particular. Discover the rich history of sports in Delaware with a visit to the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame.
Contact Info
Address: 801 Shipyard Dr., Wilmington, DE 19801. Kent County.
Tel: 302-425-3263.
Hrs: Vary. Year round by appointment.
Tours of the Museum are available by appointment. Bring campers to learn about decades of sports in Delaware, from the time of the Lenni Lenape Indians up through present-day sports and accomplishments. Groups can also learn about Hall of Fame inductees, and see a variety of artifacts, photos, and stories.
Contact Info
Phone: 302-425-3263.
Topics Covered: history of Delaware sports, individual sports standouts, Negro League and MLB Hall of Famer Judy Johnson.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Max. 50.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-1 hour.
Recomm. Ratio of Campers to Staff: 10:1.
Registration: Online, Phone, Email, Fax.
Cost: Fee.

Sports & Games Fun Facts

How does the laser “tag” the player, why is the bowling lane so slick, how does the zip line propel riders? Talk with the staff at the venues about how these games and activities function.

Discuss with campers the importance of teambuilding and game playing. Describe how each team member contributes to the activity, as well as the rules and procedures of the games. Observe how your teammates react and interact. Remember to stay positive – everyone is different and brings a unique advantage to the team. Compare several activities you completed today. Which were hardest and why? Which were most fun? Which required the most teamwork?