Youth & Citizens Academy Applications

DOC Summer Youth Academy

The DOC Youth Academy is back this summer! It's a great opportunity for your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, their friends, and youth from the community to learn more about the DOC through structured age-appropriate activities led by the DOC Training Academy instructional staff. It's a great way for youth to stay active, learn something new, make new friends, and have fun.

    Two sessions are being offered:

  • July 24 - 28, 2023, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM for participants ages 10-13
  • July 31 - August 4, 2023, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM for participants ages 14-17

Find the application HERE

Space is limited. Application deadline is Friday, May 12, 2023.
Please submit any questions and completed application materials to

2023 DOC Fall Citizens Academy

The DDOC Fall 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 Fall 2023 Citizens Academy HERE

Find the application HERE

Application deadline: Friday, September 1, 2023

Contact Us:

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