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August 2012 NewsFlash

PEEC is close to home, where learning comes naturally!


August Events – 2012
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)
538 Emery Road
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328

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


“Dog Days of Summer” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
August 3 – 5
Adults $190 / Discounts for Children / Commuter & Day Rates Available
Bring your family and friends to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, fishing, canoeing, crafts, campfire and more! Includes two nights of lodging and six meals.

Pocono Quilt Camp I
August 10 – 12
$195 / $145 commuter rate
Join Patti Shreiner for a relaxing weekend at the 11th annual Quilt Camp! Work on an unfinished project or begin something new. This weekend includes two nights of lodging and six meals. Check out Quilt Camp II for an extended stay.

Pocono Quilt Camp II
August 12 – 17
$395 / $345 commuter rate
Join Patti Shreiner for a relaxing week at the 11th annual Quilt Camp! Beginners are welcome to come and learn. This week includes five nights of lodging and eighteen meals. Check out Quilt Camp I for an extended stay.

Monarch Madness
Saturday, August 18 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Join us for a fun afternoon in the fields and forests. Learn about the wonderful world of the monarch butterfly as we search for the brightly colored caterpillars. Bring a net if you’d like to gently catch and release butterflies. After the caterpillar search, stay for a delicious ice cream cone!

Nature at Night
Saturday, August 18 – 8:00-10:00pm
Free for members / $5 non-members
A warm summer evening is the perfect time to head outside. Take a walk in the woods and listen for frogs, look at stars, and enjoy the music of the night.

Frog Frenzy III
Sunday, August 19 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Join us for a fun morning at the ponds and streams! Learn about some of our frog friends as we gently catch and release these hopping amphibians. Wear boots and plan on getting a little wet and muddy!

Sunday for Singles
Sunday, August 19 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
This monthly hike is all about meeting new people and exploring nature together.

Full Moon Drumming
Friday, August 31 – 7:00-10:00pm
$30 adult / $20 child
Master drummer, Maxwell Kofi Donkor, is back for another unforgettable experience. Enjoy an introductory lesson and a drumming circle under the full moon. This peaceful evening teaches the basics of drumming and its rich cultural heritage. No experience necessary. Call to reserve a drum.




Pike County Chamber of Commerce
209 East Harford Street - Milford, PA 18337


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 Phone
(570)296-8700
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(570)296-3921



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