New Castle County's "Sleep Under the Stars" camping events have returned. "Sleep Under the Starts" was designed as a fun, free opportunity for families to enjoy the outdoors in New Castle County's wonderful parks, county officials said.

New Castle County's "Sleep Under the Stars" camping events have returned.

"Sleep Under the Starts" was designed as a fun, free opportunity for families to enjoy the outdoors in New Castle County's wonderful parks, county officials said.

Planned activities for the "Sleep Under the Stars" Saturday events include camping, bonfires, hay rides, food, games, crafts, as well as other activities for all ages. Here is the schedule:

Saturday, May 11 - Carousel Park - Mother's Day ActivitiesSaturday, June 1 - Rockwood ParkSaturday, June 15 - Glasgow Park - Father's Day ActivitiesSaturday, July 13 - Carousel ParkSaturday, July 27 - Glasgow ParkSaturday, August 10 - Rockwood ParkSaturday, October 5 - Glasgow ParkSaturday, October 19 - Carousel Park - Haunted Halloween EventSaturday, October 26 - Rockwood Park - Haunted Halloween EventFood vendors will be available on Saturday, selling lunch and dinner items, or you may bring your own food. Please remember, no pets, charcoal grills, or open fires are permitted. New Castle County reserves the right to inspect coolers, bags, and boxes. For more information, call 302-395-5624 or email mbegatto@nccde.org.

For additional Sleep Under the Stars dates, as well as other special activities within New Castle County, visit www.nccde.org/specialevents or click here.