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302 Tour itinerary set

Join Blue Hens as they travel the State of Delaware June 6-8

The final itinerary for the 2024 University of Delaware 302 Tour is set! Join Blue Hens as they travel the State of Delaware from Thursday, June 6, through Saturday, June 8.

The tour begins in New Castle County with partners WSFS Bank at Humane Animal Partners, where the Hens and WSFS associates will volunteer at the animal shelter. Another group will head to the Community Education Building in Wilmington to tour the facility, donate items to the family resource center and visit with students from Kuumba Academy. The tour partner, Saul Ewing, presents the visit to CEB.

After lunch provided by sponsors Raising Cane’s, the cohort heads to the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library for an educational afternoon. The day concludes with a field day with the Hens – a free event open to the public where community members can enjoy ice skating, swimming, and field activities with the Blue Hens. Those interested in coming should register in advance. The event is supported by corporate sponsor, Bank of America. At the field day, Grotto’s Pizza will provide dinner. 

Friday finds the Hens in Kent County at the Dover Air Force Base to visit students at schools on base and then tour the Air Mobility Command Museum. The day continues at Fifer Orchards for fruit picking and fun farm activities in conjunction with partner Visit Delaware. Day two ends on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry for Rock the Boat, where the public can join the tour for a ferry ride to Cape May and back. There will be live music, games, autograph sessions, and other activities. Tickets can be purchased here with the promo code 302TR, thanks to presenting sponsor Delaware River and Bay Authority.

The final day of the tour kicks off at The Starboard for the Chicken Chase 5k and 1 Mile Walk. The Hens will cheer on the participants and give out water and medals at the finish line. Registration is still open for those looking to participate. From there, the tour heads to the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays for a discovery program to learn about aquatic life. The team will fuel up with lunch provided by Surf Bagel before heading to the final destination.

The tour concludes at Delaware Seashore State Park for a beach bash from 3 to 5 p.m., where the public can enjoy the Delaware beaches with the Hens. At the conclusion of the beach bash, the tour moves into the Big Chill Beach Club for the 302 Tour Reception from 5 to 7 p.m., presented in partnership with La Vida Hospitality. Fans can join the crew by registering here.

For all things 302 Tour, check out the tour’s website and follow the Hens on XInstagram and Facebook.

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