October 2012 NewsFlash

October Events – 2012 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

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

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

Tricky Tray Postponed
Saturday, September 15 – 10:00am-1:30pm
** Please note that our Tricky Tray, originally scheduled for September 15, has been postponed until further notice. **

“Falling Leaves” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Columbus Day Weekend: October 5 – 8
Adults $205 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates Available
Bring your friends and family to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, square dance, canoeing, tie-dye, campfire and more! Includes 3 nights lodging & meals from Friday dinner - Monday lunch.

Fall Photography
October 12 – 14
$260 / $210 commuter rate
Capture the beautiful fall colors with professional photographers, John Barclay & Kathy Peoples. Learn about exposure, composition, and more. Geared towards DSLR type cameras. A tripod is recommended, but not required.

Birds of Prey Migration Saturday, October 13 – 9:00am-4:00pm
The hawks, eagles and falcons are migrating! Join us for a day of raptor watching at Sunrise Mountain. Dress in warm layers and bring a folding chair, binoculars, water and snacks.
Space limited – call to reserve a spot in the van.

Community Board Game Day
Saturday, October 13 – 12:00-3:00pm
Spend a fun afternoon playing board games. Bring your favorite games and share the fun!
Call to reserve your spot.

Sunday for Singles
Sunday, October 14; 1:00-3:00pm
This monthly hike is all about meeting new people and enjoying nature together.

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, October 14 – 12:30-3:30pm
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave, sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

Nature at Night Sunday, October 14; 6:00-8:00pm
A cool fall evening is the perfect time to head outside. Take a walk in the woods to listen for owls, look at stars, and enjoy the music of the night. Enjoy fun activities that test your night vision.

North American Orienteering Championship (NAOC)
October 18 – 21
PEEC is proud to host this 2012 orienteering championship event! As with recent NAOCs, it will include middle, sprint, and long races. They will also debut another event—a fourth race that will emphasize sporting spectacle. After the last individual race on Sunday, participants will gather to watch as the top orienteering athletes in North America race head–to–head in an open relay competition. For details and to register, please visit

Saturday, October 27 – 4:00-7:00pm
$5 per child
Join us for some Halloween festivities! This non-scary, family-oriented trail is fun and educational. Refreshments available. Rain date: Sunday, October 28.

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, October 28 – 12:30-3:30pm
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave, sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

In This Newsletter

Upcoming Chamber Events

Black Bear Film Festival Gold Passes now ON SALE

Black Bear Film Festival Brings the Secrets of 007 to Milford Theaters

Local Event Planner launches eBook

Fall Events at Malibu Ranch

The 4th annual Mind, Body,& Spirit Connection Expo

The ARTery Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibit of the work of two members.

National Park Service Highlights Autumn Activities and Events

Pocono Medical Center Spills Secrets on How to Live To 100 and Beyond

Pike County PA 4-H

Jeff Snyder Named Chief Operating Officer

October Events – 2012 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

Pink Light Walk 12

Harvest Festival

Pocono Environmental Education Center Announces Partnership with 1% for the Planet

PMC Nursing Staff Techniques to become a VHA Leading Practice Blueprint®

Pike County Area Agency on Aging is holding FREE Medicare Help in Pike County.

Grey Towers Halloween, Holiday Dramatic Readings

Penn State Extension Pike County Upcoming Events

Safe Haven of Pike County Tees Off” for Domestic Violence


If you go into the woods the weekend of October 19-21, you’re in for a big surprise!

Pike County Arts and Crafts will be offering the "Young Artist Workshops Series 2

M&S Septic Services Launches Community Outreach Program

Brown to Host Business Financing Seminar

Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. Paints Pike Purple!

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