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August 2017 NewsFlash

August Events – 2017 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)




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

Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle
Saturday, August 5 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
Come join us for a free paddle on our ponds! Beginners are welcome—we will teach you everything you need to know! Dress appropriately—you may get wet. Spaces are limited; call to reserve a canoe or kayak! Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Nature at Night
Saturday, August 5 – 7:30-9:00pm
$5
A pleasant summer 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.

Pocono Quilt Camp
August 11-18
$70 per day / Call for commuter rates
Quilters of all skill levels welcome to a week of fabric fun. Activities include: fabric covered umbrella, how to use selected sewing machine feet, Jelly Roll bed runner, Quilt Block Challenge, and Fabric-Strip Poker game. Includes lodging and meals!

Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle
Saturday, August 12 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free
Come join us for a free paddle on our ponds! Beginners are welcome—we will teach you everything you need to know! Dress appropriately—you may get wet. Spaces are limited; call to reserve a canoe or kayak! Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Pond Explorers
Saturday, August 12 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Join us as we explore the ponds with nets! We’ll collect fish, macro-invertebrates, amphibians, and anything else we find in collection bins for up-close study. Wear boots and plan on getting a little wet and muddy! Register early!

Naturally Beautiful Beading
Sunday, August 13 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$20
Learn to identify different stones such as jasper, geodes, agate, or turquoise and the process used to color enhance the stones. Instructions will also be given on how to create a bracelet & earrings, or a necklace to take home!

Tie-Dye Day!
Saturday, August 19 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Join us for a fun morning of tie-dyeing! We’ll have a variety of colors available and help you come up with some creative designs! Bring whatever you’d like to dye or purchase a shirt in our bookstore beforehand.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, August 19 – 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.

Frog Frolic
Sunday, August 20 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Join us for a fun afternoon at the ponds and streams! Learn about some of our frog friends as we gently catch and release these hopping amphibians. Wear boots and plan on getting a little wet and muddy!

Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle
Saturday, August 26 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
Come join us for a free paddle on our ponds! Beginners are welcome—we will teach you everything you need to know! Dress appropriately—you may get wet. Spaces are limited; call to reserve a canoe or kayak! Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Butterfly Walk
Sunday, August 27 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Learn about the wonderful world of butterflies! Join David Trently on a search through the fields and around the ponds for butterflies and dragonflies. Call early – spaces fill up fast!





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