April 2013 NewsFlash

April Events – 2013 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

For Further Information: 570-828-2319,,
Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.

Spring Waterfalls
Saturday, April 6 – 1:00-3:00pm
Sunday, April 28 -- 1:00-3:00pm
The melting snow and spring rains have raised the water level. Join us as we travel to some truly magnificent waterfalls. Dress in warm layers, wear sturdy footwear, and bring a camera! Call within a week of the program to reserve a seat in the van.

Volunteer Day – Spring Cleaning
Sunday, April 7 – 9:00am-12:00pm
“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions” – Lawrence G. Lovasik
Help us clean up after winter and prepare for the spring. Hope to see you there! Refreshments provided. Please call to register.

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, April 7 – 1:00-4:00pm
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

Salamanders, frogs and more!
Saturday, April 13 – 1:00-3:00pm
Sunday, April 28 – 1:00-3:00pm
Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join us as we explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses. We’ll provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get a little muddy or wet. Please call to register.

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, April 13 – 1:00-4:00pm
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

Spring Peeper Search
Saturday, April 13 – 8:00-9:00pm
These tiny tree frogs have thawed out and are active again in our forested wetlands. Listen to the impressive choir made by these vocal amphibians as we carefully catch, study, and release them. Bring a flashlight for better searching! Please call to register.

Park History Tour
Sunday, April 14 – 9:00am-3:00pm
$10 members / $20 non-members
Explore the Park to find the many scenic and historic sites within our beloved recreation area. Bring a water bottle, lunch, and a camera for great photo opportunities. Call to reserve a seat in the van. Carpooling encouraged.

Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 20 – 10:00am-4:00pm
$5 per car
Help us celebrate the Earth! There will be hands-on learning stations, interpretive hikes, conservation exhibits, animals, crafts, food, music, and much more! Pre-registration is NOT required.

Sunday for Singles – Off Campus Nature Hike
Sunday, April 21 – 1:00-3:00pm
This monthly hike is all about meeting new people and exploring nature together. This off-campus hike will visit a local trail. Transportation is provided - please call to reserve a seat in the van.

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, April 21 – 1:00-4:00pm
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

Drum Making Workshop
April 27-28
$250 / $200 commuter rate
Master drummer, Maxwell Kofi Donkor, will lead you through the steps of making your own drum, from selecting the materials to heading the shells. Create your own drum and bring it to a Moonlit Drumming program in the summer! Please call to register.

SPORTSMAN SERIES: 1 of 3: Introduction to Fly Fishing
Sunday, April 28 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$20 ($50 for all 3 sessions)
Learn the basics of fly fishing. Practice knot tying and casting. Join Tom Battista from the Broadhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited for a fun afternoon and learn some new skills. Please call to register.

Summer Day Camp
June 24 – August 16, 2013
Children, ages 3-15, can enjoy weeks of exploration & discovery at PEEC’s Summer Day Camp! Each week is focused on a theme, such as Bugs & Butterflies, Magnificent Mammals, Outdoor Living Skills, & Backpack Explorer. For more information, please call 570-828-2319 or check

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A Visit to the Lackawaxen Rain Garden

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Art + Craft Bazaar at the Upper Mill/Old Lumberyard

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14th Annual Black Bear Film Festival

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National Park Service Rescuers Receive Accreditation

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Pike County Bar Association 2013 Children's Champion Award Honorees

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