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July 2014 NewsFlash

July Events – 2014 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)


July Events – 2014
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.

“Celebration with a Bang” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
July 3-6
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 Thursday dinner to Sunday lunch.

Moonlit Drumming
Saturday, July 12 – 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 12 – 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!

Frog Frenzy
Sunday, July 13 – 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!

Sunday for Singles
Sunday, July 13 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
Enjoy a guided hike on a PEEC trail. This program is all about exploring nature and meeting new people.

Summer Canoe Paddle
Saturday, July 19 – 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 a canoe.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, July 19 – 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

Nature at Night
Saturday, July 19 – 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.

Summer Canoe Paddle
Sunday, July 20 – 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 a canoe.

Gardening: Vertical Gardens
Sunday, July 20 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Join the Pike County Master Gardeners for an introductory class on creating vertical gardens. This is a great forum for sharing gardening tips and ideas.

Wild Edibles Walk
Saturday, July 26 – 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.

Little Eco Explorers: Beavers
Sunday, July 27 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per child
It’s a new program for 3-6 year olds! Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on a particular critter. Call for details.

Butterfly Walk
Sunday, July 27 – 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!

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, July 27 – 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.




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