Youth & Citizens Academy Applications

DOC Spring Citizens Academy

The DDOC Spring Citizens Academy is back! It's your exclusive opportunity to get a 'behind the walls' look into Delaware's correctional system. During this FREE six-week academy you will interact with DOC leaders, learn about prison operations, community supervision methods, medical and behavioral health treatment, vocational and educational programs, and tour DOC facilities.

Read more about the Spring 2024 Citizens Academy HERE

Find the application HERE

Application deadline: Monday, March 25, 2024

DOC Summer Youth Academy

The DOC Summer Youth Academy is back for 2024! Led by our amazing DOC Training Academy instructional staff, this program offers structured, age-appropriate activities that provide a unique insight into the world of corrections. It’s not just about learning – it’s about having a blast while doing it!
From staying active to making new friends and discovering something new, the DOC Youth Academy is where it’s at this summer! Applications are open now!

    Two sessions are being offered:

  • July 22 - July 26, 2024, for participants ages 10-13
  • July 29 - August 2, 2024, for participants ages 14-17

Find the application HERE

Space is limited. Application deadline is May 10, 2024.
Please submit any questions and completed application materials to

Contact Us:

Department of Correction - Administration Building
245 McKee Road, Dover, DE, 19904