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October 2015 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center October Events – 2015


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 2-4
$270 / $220 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 2 nights lodging and meals from Friday dinner – Sunday lunch.

Bridge the Gap: Hike and Bike
Saturday, October 3
Free
9:00am-3:00pm
Join us for a bike ride along the McDade Trail, followed by a hike back at PEEC. We will provide all equipment and transportation. Please bring a water bottle and lunch, and wear sturdy footwear. We will have snacks and extra water available. Please register by 9/27 as space is limited. Call for details.

“Falling Leaves” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Columbus Day Weekend: October 9-12
Adults $225 / 25% off ages 7-10 / 50% off ages 4-6 / free under 3 / commuter and day rates available – call for details
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 12-16 $750 / $700 commuter
October 16-18 $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!

Nature at Night
Saturday, October 17
$5
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.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, October 18
$2 per person
1:00-4:00pm
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 24
$12 half day / $20 full day
9:00am-4:00pm
Attention all Webelos and Boy Scouts! Join us for a fun day of badge work! Webelos will focus on the Forester and Naturalist badges. Boy Scouts will work towards the Environmental Science merit badge. Payment is required at registration. Space is limited - call early!

Fire Building
Sunday, October 25 $5
10:00am-12:00pm
Learn some primitive fire making skills. Try your hand at a flint and steel fire, a bow drill fire, and more! Ages 10+ please.

Wilderness Skills
Saturday, October 25
$5
1:00-3:00pm
Learn a variety of outdoor survival skills, ranging from fire building and camping preparedness to tracking and stalking animals. Ages 10+ please.

Little Eco Explorers: Bats
Saturday, October 31
$5 per child
10:00am-12:00pm
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.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, October 31
$2 per person
1:00-4:00pm
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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