Newsletter



June 2018 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) June Events – 2018



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.



Introduction to Blacksmithing
Saturday, June 2 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Interested in learning about the trade of blacksmithing? Join William Barrett, of the New Jersey Blacksmiths Association, for a look at the history and basics of blacksmithing. Program will include live demos over a forge.

Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle
Saturday, June 9 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free
Join us for a paddle around our ponds! Beginners are welcome – we teach you everything you need to know! Dress appropriately – you may get wet. Call in advance to reserve a boat. Funding for this program is provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, June 9 – 1:00-4:00pm
$2 per person
Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge, 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 Frolic
Sunday, June 10 – 1:00-3:000pm
$5 per person
Spend the afternoon with us at our 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 wet and muddy.

Bridge the Gap: River Paddle
Saturday, June 16 – 9:00am-3:00pm
$10
Join us for a paddle down the Delaware! Bring a lunch, a water bottle, and don’t forget to dress for the weather. We will provide extra water and snacks. Choose between a canoe or kayak. Preregistration is required and begins at 8:30am on May 16th. Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk
Saturday, June 16 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5 per person
Nature provides food & natural remedies for us in the form of many plants. Join us on a hike focused on wild edible & medicinal plants. No collecting will be done in the Park.

Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle
Sunday, June 17 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free
Join us for a paddle around our ponds! Beginners are welcome – we teach you everything you need to know! Dress appropriately – you may get wet. Call in advance to reserve a boat. Funding for this program is provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, June 17 – 1:00-4:00pm
$2 per person
Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge, 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.

Geology Hike
Saturday, June 23 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free for Members / $5 for Nonmembers
Take a hike on the Fossil Trail with Paul Kovalski, aka Dr. Dinosaur, as we discuss the geology of our area and what makes our park unique.

Frog Frolic
Sunday, June 24 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Spend the afternoon with us at our 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 wet and muddy.

“Celebration with a Bang” Family Camp Weekend
June 29-July 1
Adults $195 / 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 Sunday lunch.




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Milford, PA 18337


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