Grade-school children living in Camden-Wyoming attend the public schools of the Caesar Rodney School District. The district is made up of Caesar Rodney High School, three middle schools (F. Niel Poslethwait, Fred Fifer III, and Dover Air Base), and eight elementary schools (J. Ralph McIlvaine, Allen Frear, W.B. Simpson, Star Hill, W. Reily Brown, Nellie H. Stokes, Maj. George S. Welch, and John S. Charlton). Students may also attend POLYTECH High School in nearby Dover. The communities of Kent Acres, Magnolia, Wild Quail, Woodside, Marydel, Rising Sun-Lebanon, parts of Riverview and Woodside East, and the state capital of Dover, are also served by this district.
Students looking to continue their higher learning endeavors may do so at a number of area colleges, such as Delaware State University, University of Delaware, Wesley College, Wilmington College, and Delaware Technical & Community College.
Economy & Job Market
The relative low cost of living, the close proximity of the local government, and the business-friendly laws in place all provide for Camden-Wyoming's great economy. As part of the capital city, the presence of the local government provides for a stable economy for residents. Dover supplies significant resources for small-business owners who can always seek technical assistance, advice, and loan programs from city, state, and federal offices. Delaware's tax policies are refreshingly pro-business, featuring no sales tax, no personal property tax, no business use tax and no inventory tax.
Dover is one of the fastest-growing areas in the entire state. The nearby Dover Air Force Base is, besides the government, one of the biggest employers. The manufacturing facilities of Procter & Gamble and General Mills also provide stable work environments. ILC Dover, a producer of fabrics for military and aerospace uses, is another big employer. The entire area's economy receives a giant boost ever year during the NASCAR stock races which draw in 100,000 visitors to Dover and the general Kent County area. Millions of dollars are saturated into the economy during these races.
Attractions & Points of Interest
There are a wide variety of attractions and points of interest in the area that provide plenty of entertainment. The Amish Country Bike Tour takes place every September during the first Saturday after Labor Day. The ride takes you through the farmlands and small settlements that run along the Kent County landscape. Cyclists enjoy good food, live music, friendly Amish people, and time to sink it all in during stops in scenic locations. The two weeks of NASCAR races are also a big attraction and definitely become the most exciting time of the year for all Dover residents. There are twenty diverse and historic museums throughout Kent County, most of which offer free admission. For the collector in your life, there are plenty of antique shops as well.
Parks & Recreation
There are quite a few local parks that provide beautiful escapes into nature for the whole family. In general, birding, kayaking, walking, gaming, cycling are some outdoor activities residents really enjoy. Right outside Camden-Wyoming is the Wild Quail Golf & Country Club which offers excellent golf courses. Golfers can also enjoy other nearby courses such as Jonathan's Landing Golf Course, Dover Center Par 3 and Driving Range, and the Dover Air Base Golf Course.
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