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Summer Food Program

Monday through Thursday, children will be able to enjoy a nutritious meal in a safe friendly environment provided by Colonial School District

Open to ALL children, 18 and younger No Enrollment, No Cost
Adults accompanied by children Breakfast: $1.75 / Lunch: $3.00

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Three ways to access food this summer


On Site at  Colonial Schools

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McCullough Middle School
20 Chase Avenue, Garfield Park
Dates: June 19th-August 3rd
Breakfast: 9:00am-9:30am

Lunch: 11:30am-12:30pm

Eisenberg Elementary School
27 Landers Lane
Breakfast: July 10th-August 3rd: 9:00 – 9:30 am
Lunch: June 19th-August 3rd: 12:00pm-12:30 pm

Colonial Care-A-Vans

Again this summer you will find the “Colonial Care-A-Vans” distributing lunch to children at the following locations throughout our district: Program runs from June 19th-August 3rd.

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The program runs from June 19th-August 3rd.

Coventry Park*
Vicinity Of 10 W. Edinburgh Rd
Lunch Time: 12:15 pm To 12:35 pm

Pine Valley Apartments*
500 S. Dupont Hwy
Lunch Times: 12 pm-12:20 pm

Dobbinsville Park*
Vicinity Of 707 Clymer Street
Lunch: 11:30 am – 11:50 pm

Edinburgh Villas
42 Mactavish Court,
New Castle, DE 19720
June 19th-Aug 17th
12:00 pm – 12:45pm

Farmers Market!

Every Wednesday during lunch from June 21st-August 3rd at McCullough Middle and Eisenberg Elementary!

Visit Penn Farm’s Pop-Up Farmers’ Market!  Anyone from the community can come and pick-up locally grown, low-cost produce.  Produce is grown by William Penn High Agriculture students and all proceeds will help support WPHS’s Penn Farm Project!

Summer Educational Activities

June 26th through August 3rd

Are you up for the Challenge?

A free, fun & interactive Nutrition and fitness series presented by 4H Healthy living and

University of Delaware’s SNAP-ED, EFNEP Program.
• Mondays: Eisenberg Elementary School
• Thursdays: McCullough Middle School

Edible Education
Discover how and where your food comes from through an interactive 6-part series full of activities and weekly taste tests presented by Colonial’s Nutrition Staff!
• Mondays: McCullough Middle School
• Tuesdays: Eisenberg Elementary School

Food Art
This educational program will provide children with the benefits of snacking and why it is important in a healthy diet.  Children will the benefits of Fruits and vegetable while creating their own Food Art Animals and other kid-friendly designs.  Parents may also get some good activities to get their kids to eat more fruits and veggies!!
• Tuesdays: McCullough Middle School
• Thursdays: Eisenberg Elementary School

Additional Programs

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William Penn Village Apartments*
595 Tulip Lane
Lunch: 12 pm – 12:30 pm – poolside
Open: Monday—Thursday
Dates: June 19th-August 3rd

New Castle Library
424 Delaware Street
Lunch: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Open: Tuesday and Friday
Dates: June 19th-August 11th

Delaware City Library
250 5th St, Delaware City
Lunch: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Open: Monday and Wednesday
Dates: June 19th-August 9th

Howard Weston Senior Center
1 Bassett Ave, New Castle, DE 19720
Lunch: 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Open: Monday—Thursday
Dates: June 19th-August 3rd