Newsletter



October 2018 NewsFlash

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.

October Events – 2018

Columbus Day Family Camp Weekend
October 5-8
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 PEEC in the splendor of autumn. Animal presentations, canoeing & kayaking, nature hikes, crafts, campfire and more! Price includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. Call for details.

Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 6 – 11:00am-4:00pm
$5 per car
Celebrate Fall at PEEC’s 8th annual Harvest Festival! Enjoy animal presenters, arts & crafts, hands-on activities, conservation exhibits, live music, local food, old-timey activities, & more! Bring your family & friends to this great event!

Vacation Nature Camp: Wild Wayfarers
Monday, October 8 – 9:00am-4:00pm
$40 per Child
Come take a walk in the wilds as we create our own hiking sticks and take an adventure out into the Delaware Water Gap! Grades 3-5 only.

Fall Photography
October 12-14
$290 Full Workshop / Commuter rates available
Capture the beautiful fall colors of the Delaware Water Gap with Certified professional photographer, Kathy Peoples. 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 for a great hands-on experience capturing the beauty of autumn under the guidance of an amazing teacher!

Bridge the Gap: PEEC Bike Outing
Saturday, October 13 – 1:00-4:00pm
Free
Join us for a bike ride along the McDade Trail! We will provide all equipment and transportation. Please bring a water bottle and wear sturdy footwear. We will have extra water and snacks available. Please register as soon as possible as space is limited. Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation. Call for details.

Intro to Orienteering
Sunday, October 14 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Learn the basics of how to use a map and compass on our orienteering course and see if you can locate all of the markers. Space limited.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, October 14 – 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.

Boy Scout Badge Festival
Saturday, October 20 – 9:30am-4:00pm
$25 Full Day
Attention all Bears, Webelos and Boy Scouts! Join us for a fun day of badge work! Bears will work on Fun, Feathers, and Ferns. Webelos will work on the Into the Woods adventure (pre-req: do one of 1-4). Boy Scouts will work towards the Mammal Study badge (pre-reqs 3; bring a camera). Scouts must be supervised at all times by a parent or troop leader. Payment is required at registration. Space is limited - call early!

Signs of Fall Hike
Sunday, October 21 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Take a hike with us and discover the science behind the wonderful season of fall. We’ll discuss changing animal behavior, why leaves change color, and why it’s the best season to be out and about!

Fungus Among Us
Sunday, October 21 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Search for fungus and lichen as you learn about the amazing world of decomposition and nutrient cycling. No collecting will be done within the Park.

Girl Scout Badge Festival
Saturday, October 27 – 9:30am-4:00pm
$25 Full Day for Brownies, Juniors / $5 for Cadettes and Seniors
Attention all Girl Scouts! Come to PEEC for a fun day of hands-on badge work. Brownies will work Outdoor Art Creator and Senses badges, Juniors will focus on their Camper badge (call for overnight options). Cadettes and Seniors will work on service projects for the Girl Scout Ranger Program. Scouts must be supervised at all times by a parent or troop leader. Payment is required at registration. Space is limited - call early!

Little Eco Explorers: Bats
Sunday, October 28 – 10:00-11:30am
$5 per child
A fun hands-on program for young children! Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on bats. Call for details.

Fire Building
Sunday, October 28 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Make fire without matches by learning techniques that involve sparks and found or prepared tinder. Ages 10+ please.

In This Newsletter


Upcoming Chamber Events

Join us for First Friday-

Membership Event & Special Lecture: Outspoken!

Kindred Spirits Arts Programs Milford, PA

CHARITY EVENT AT WILKINS BHG BUSINESS CAMPUS OCTOBER 6, 2018

Smoky Joe Wood Celebration on October 6th

GTHA Project Presentations + Outspoken! – The Public Speeches of Cornelia Bryce Pinchot

Road Maintenance Workshop

Still Time to Take Advantage of MilfordMD’s September, Early October Specials on Popular and Rejuvenating Injectable Filler Treatments

Did you know about GAIT's exciting new programs??

Historic Theatre: Laurel Hill Cemetery Walk

Sixth Annual

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

Conservation District Annual Dinner to Feature TREES Performance

UNITED WAY OF PIKE COUNTY ANNOUNCES 15TH ANNUAL CHEFS UNITED BENEFIT DINNER

FREE Volunteer Advocate Training

Unlimited Season Passes and Rentals Available Now!

HELP WANTED

Upper Delaware S&RR News Release

WMH Community Initiative: Stop the Bleed

WMCHC Receives Immunization Champion Award

Celebrating 50 Years of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act

RETAIL SPACE AVAILABLE in Milford, PA

CarePine Home Health Comes to the Pocono Mountains

Lynn Salvati, FNP-C, Seeing Patients at Pike Family Health Center

MOVING FORWARD

Great Co-op Advertising Offer for Multiple Businesses to Afford

Wayne Memorial’s Midwifery Mingle set for October 2

HELP WANTED - Pike County Area Agency on Aging and Diakon Community Services

There’s a New Urn in Town

PA ROUTE 6 NOW PART OF NATIONAL BIKE ROUTE SYSTEM

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) 2018 Hosts Two Local Students

Safe Haven of Pike County

PA Route 6 Motorcycle Loop Map Advertising Opportunity

Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance The Community Education Council of Wayne & Pike Counties

Project SEARCH at Wayne Memorial


Connect With Us
FACEBOOK TWITTER

JOIN PIKE CHAMBER
SIGNUP FOR ENEWS
 
CHAMBER CHOICE
Find Out What Chamber Choice Can Do For You!





Pike County Chamber of Commerce
at the Milford Community House
201 Broad Street - Suite #2
Milford, PA 18337


 Office Hours
Mon - Fri   8:30am to 4:30pm
Sat - Sun   9:00am to 4:00pm
 Phone
(570)296-8700
 Fax
(570)296-3921



© Copyright 2018 Pike County Chamber of Commerce