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July 2013 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) July Events – 2013


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.

“Celebration with a Bang” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
July 5 – 8
Adults $210 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates Available
Bring your friends and family to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Nature hikes, animal presentations, swimming, canoeing, fireworks, campfire and more! Price includes three nights lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch.

Moonlit Drumming
Saturday, July 13 -- 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 moonlit sky. Don’t miss this great event! No experience necessary. Call to reserve a drum.

Frog Frolic
Saturday, July 13 – 1:00-3:00pm
Sunday, July 14 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5 per person
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!
Please call to register.

SPORTSMAN SERIES: Bring Out Your Dead
Saturday, July 20 – 1:00-3:00pm
$20
Learn the basics of taxidermy. Join Ronald Lewis from the Pennsylvania Taxidermy Association for a fun afternoon and learn some new skills.
Please call to register.

Nature at Night
Saturday, July 20 – 8:00-9:30pm
Free for members / $5 for non-members
A summer evening is the perfect time to head outside. Take a walk in the woods, listen for frogs and look at the stars.
Please call to register.

Summer Canoe Paddle
Sunday, July 21 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Start summer off the right way! Paddle a canoe…and try out our new kayaks! Beginners are welcome – we teach you everything you need to know. Dress appropriately – you may get wet. Call to reserve your spot in a canoe!

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

Wild Edibles
Saturday, July 27 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$10
Nature provides food for us in the form of many plants. Join us on a hike focused on wild edibles. No collecting will be done within the Park. Call to reserve a seat in the van. Carpooling encouraged.

EcoZone! Afternoon
Saturday, July 27 – 1:00-4:00pm
$5
Explore our hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

GARDEN SERIES: Composting
Saturday, July 27 – 1:00-3:00pm
$10
Learn all about the advantages of composting and how to get started on this wonderful pastime.
Please call to register.

Butterfly Walk
Sunday, July 28 – 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!


In This Newsletter


Upcoming Chamber Events

Celebrate Independence Day, Honor an American Hero all at “Vetstock”

FREE Screen on the Green Outdoor Film: The Lorax

Malibu Dude Ranch in July Championship Rodeo 2013

Independence Day Vendor Fair & Fireworks Event to Bring Together Matamoras Community

The 2nd Annual Purse-A-Palooza: Purses, Paintings, (and Baskets)-A-Plenty!

The ARTery JULY Featured Artists: Debbie Gioello & Carol Margreither Mainardi

Tricky Tray Fundraiser for Pike County Advanced Life Support

“Learn To Kayak” offered at Kittatinny Canoes

Pike County Arts and Crafts 63rd Annual Members Exhibit

Pike County Choral Society to perform ‘Christmas in July/Messiah Singalong’ July 21 in Milford, Pa.

Flamenco Trio Will Perform Music and Dance in Milford and Hawley, PA

Lacawac Sanctuary July Events

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) July Events – 2013

Rodgers Olver Polley, Inc earns President’s Award from Safeco Insurance for excellent performance

The Dime Bank’s 2013 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

UNITED WAY OF PIKE COUNTY RECEIVES PARTNERSHIP AWARD

Fundraiser for Devereux Pocono & Discount for You at Camelbeach!

Donations Keep Kittatinny Point Open This Summer

Local Artist Chosen for Bon Secours Hospital Triage Decor

Paper Plate BBQ

Pocono Health System Appoints New Board Officers

WMH Auxiliary Awards Nursing Scholarships

Pocono Health Foundation Awards Over $70,000 in Community Grants and Scholarships


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