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August 2014 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center August Events


August Events – 2014
Pocono Environmental Education Center
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 1-3
Adults $195 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates Available
Experience the best of what PEEC has to offer – nature hikes, animal presentations, fishing, canoeing, crafts, campfire & more! Includes two nights of lodging and six meals.

Pocono Quilt Camp
August 8-10 -- $205 / $155 commuter
August 10-15 -- $395 / $345 commuter
Join Patti Shreiner for a relaxing time at the 15th annual Quilt Camp! Stay for a day, the weekend, the week, or for the entire time! Work on the focus project or work on any of your own. Focus projects: Two Color Twist & Curved Piecing. Includes lodging and meals.

PRO SERIES: Ferns and Lycophytes, with Bill Olson
Saturday, August 9 – 1:00-4:00pm
$20
Learn from the experts. Join Bill Olson, acclaimed botanist, for an in depth look at ferns and lycophytes of the area. End the day in the lab, using microscopes for an up close look. Bring a bagged lunch. Spaces limited - call to reserve a seat in the van.

Frog Frenzy
Saturday, August 9 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Join us for a fun afternoon 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 10 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
Enjoy a guided hike on a PEEC trail. This program is all about exploring nature and meeting new people.

Women’s Weekend
August 15-17
$199
Get away from it all! Enjoy a relaxing weekend that includes a nature hike, canoeing, yoga, campfire, astronomy, and more. This wonderful new program includes a night in a comfortable yurt and six delicious meals. Register early!

Dragonfly Walk
Saturday, August 16 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Learn about the wonderful world of dragonflies! Join David Trently on a search through the fields and around the ponds for dragonflies and butterflies. Call early – spaces fill up fast.

Starlit Drumming
Saturday, August 16 – 6:30-9:30pm
$30 adult / $15 child
Master drummer, Maxwell Kofi Donkor, is back for another unforgettable experience. Enjoy an introductory lesson and a drumming circle under the night sky. No experience necessary. Call to reserve a drum.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, August 17 – 1:00-4:00pm
$2 per person
Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, and dig in a fossil pit! Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment. No registration required.

Frog Frenzy
Saturday, August 23 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Join us for a fun afternoon 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.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, August 23 – 1:00-4:00pm
$2 per person
Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, and dig in a fossil pit! Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment. No registration required.

Butterfly Walk
Sunday, August 24 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Learn about the wonderful world of butterflies! Join David Trently on a search through the fields and around the ponds for butterflies and dragonflies. Call early – spaces fill up fast!

“Migrate to the Poconos” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Labor Day Weekend: August 29-September 1
Adults $210 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates Available
Bring your friends & family to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, swimming, canoeing, tie-dye, campfire and more! Includes three nights lodging & meals from Friday dinner - Monday lunch.




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