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September 2015 NewsFlash

September Events – 2015 Pocono Environmental Education Center


September Events – 2015
Pocono Environmental Education Center
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.

“Migrate to the Poconos” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Labor Day Weekend: September 4 - 7
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 & family to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, canoeing, crafts, campfire and more! Includes three nights lodging & meals from Friday dinner - Monday lunch.

Volunteer Day – Pike County Day of Caring
Saturday, September 12
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” - Gandhi
9am-4pm
This is the perfect day to become involved with our volunteer program. All ages are welcome. Snacks will be provided. Please call to register.

Wilderness Skills Hike
Saturday, September 12
$20
2-4pm
Join Mike Dennis of Traditional Earth Skills for a fun afternoon in the fields and forests. Build a shelter, try your hand at fire making, and learn other useful skills for survival. All ages welcome. Please call to register.

Bridge the Gap: Day Paddle
Sunday, September 13
Free
9am-3pm
Join us for this free paddle down the Delaware! Bring a lunch and a water bottle and dress for the weather. We will provide extra water and snacks. Choose between a canoe or kayak. Please register by 9/6 as space is limited. Call for details.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, September 13
$2 per person
1-4pm
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.

PRO SERIES: Fall Warblers, with Dr. Terry Master
Saturday, September 19
$20 ($70 for 4 sessions)
8am-12pm
Learn from the experts. Join Dr. Terry Master, Biology Professor at ESU, for an in-depth look at the migrating fall warbler species. Spaces are limited.

Bird Photography 101
Saturday, September 19
$15
2-4pm
Learn how to take great pictures of birds! Join Bob Shank, wildlife photographer, for an in depth look at attracting and photographing birds. Learn how to use a blind, create perches, and choose the right camera gear. Call for details. Please call to register.

Wild Things Ball
Saturday, September 19
$125 per person
6-10pm
Join us for PEEC’s annual fundraiser. This event will be held at here at PEEC! Enjoy a live auction and music and dancing with the Robbi Kumalo Ensemble. Call for more details.

Park History Tour
Sunday, September 20
$20 members / $25 non-members
9am-4pm
Explore the Park to find the many scenic and historic sites within our beloved recreation area. Bring a water bottle, lunch, and a camera for great photo opportunities. Call to reserve a seat in the van. Carpooling encouraged.

Fungus Among Us
Sunday, September 20
$5
10am-12pm
Search for fungus and lichen as you learn about the amazing world of decomposition and nutrient cycling. Please call to register.

Harvest Festival
Saturday, September 26
$5 per car
10am-4pm
Celebrate Fall at PEEC’s 5th 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!

Sunday for Singles
Sunday, September 27
Free
1-3pm
Enjoy a guided hike on a PEEC trail. This program is all about exploring nature and meeting new people. Please call to register.

Math in Nature: Fractal Hike
Sunday, September 27
Free
1-3pm
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. Please call to register.




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209 East Harford Street - Milford, PA 18337


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