Delaware Estuary Explorers Program

Get Outdoors in Delaware This Summer!

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Hey, Delaware, get outside (and take us with you)! As you’re exploring the natural beauty of the First State this summer, snap a picture and use #DelawareEstuaryExplorers.


It’s easy. Take a picture of where you’re spending your time outside in Delaware this summer, upload it to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, and include the hashtag #DelawareEstuaryExplorers in your post.

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Each post is an entry to win one of the following cool prizes to use on your outdoor adventures:

GRAND PRIZE – $250 Visa Gift Card  

MORE PRIZES – Portable Bluetooth speakers and Delaware Estuary Explorers picnic blankets.


From the woody hills around Hockessin to the sunny sands of Fenwick Island and everywhere in between, this is a great time of year to take advantage of all the natural wonders Delaware has to offer. Whether you’re basking at the beach, picnicking in the park, meandering through the marsh, or birding in your own backyard, we want to see where your summer takes you. Explore with the Delaware Estuary Explorers program.

Photos must be taken outdoors in the State of Delaware. Posts must be on either Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter and must include the hashtag #DelawareEstuaryExplorers in order to qualify. This public engagement campaign will end on August 31, 2022.

In order to receive prizes, participants must be willing to share their name, address, and email address with the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE). PDE reserves the right to share photos and posts that utilize the #DelawareEstuaryExplorers hashtag (with credit to the original authors) on PDE’s website and social media in order to promote the Delaware Estuary Explorers Program and environmental programming in Delaware.