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October 2014 NewsFlash

Pike County Environmental Education Center (PEEC)


October 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.

Fall Photography Weekend w/Del Morgan
October 3-5
$260 / $210 commuter rate
Join Del Morgan, Professional Fine Art Photographer and Educator, for a fun-filled weekend dedicated to understanding and developing the skills necessary for creating visually stunning images. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity – To explore and learn about visual design, composition, exposure and more as we explore and photograph the natural beauty of PEEC’s Fall Foliage Season and surrounding Pocono Mountain areas. A tripod is recommended but not required. Includes lodging and meals.

Math in Nature: Fractal Hike
Sunday, October 5 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Enjoy a hike along one of PEEC’s trails and discover the mathematical patterns in nature! Bring sturdy shoes and a water bottle. All ages welcome.

“Falling Leaves” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Columbus Day Weekend: October 10-13
Adults $210 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates
Bring your friends and family to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, square dance, canoeing, campfire and more! Includes 3 nights lodging & meals from Friday dinner - Monday lunch.

Fall Photography w/ John Barclay
Weekend or week-long option!
October 13-17 -- $750 / $700 commuter
October 17-19 -- $290 / $240 commuter
Capture the beautiful fall colors with world renowned photographer, John Barclay. Learn about exposure, composition and more. Geared towards DSLR type cameras. A tripod is recommended, but not required. Includes lodging and meals. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity – capture the beauty of autumn under the guidance of an amazing teacher!

Girl Scout Badge Fest
Saturday, October 18 – 9:00am-4:00pm
$12 half day / $20 full day
Attention all Girl Scouts! Come to PEEC for a fun day of badge work. Earn badges while working outside in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Payment is required at registration. Space is limited - call early!

Nature at Night
Saturday, October 18 – 6:00-8:00pm
$5
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.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, October 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.

Boy Scout Badge Fest
Saturday, October 25 – 9:00am-4:00pm
$12 half day / $20 full day
Attention all Bears, Webelos and Boy Scouts! Come to PEEC for a fun day of badge work. Call for details on specific badges. Payment is required at registration. Space is limited - call early!



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