Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) February Events
For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.
Cross Country Skiing
Bridge the Gap: Ski the McDade Trail
Saturday, February 4 – 9:00am-12:00pm
Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. McDade Trail dates funding provided by the William Penn Foundation.
Cross Country Skiing
Sunday, February 5 – 1:00-3:00pm
Saturday, February 11 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, February 25 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, February 26 – 1:00-3:00pm
$20 adult / $10 child
Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons. Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop. You decide how many loops to ski. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot.
Active Adventures: Little Eco Explorers: Eagles
Saturday, February 4 – 1:00-2:30pm
$5 per child
A fun hands-on program for young children! Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on Bald Eagles. Call for details. Funding for this program is provided by the AllOne Foundation.
Sunday, February 5 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Make fire without matches by learning techniques that involve sparks and found or prepared tinder. Ages 10+ please.
Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, February 11 – 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.
Winter Ecology Hike
Sunday, February 12 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free for members / $5 for non-members
Learn how different plants and animals survive the winter. Join us on a hike and experience PEEC in the wintertime. All ages welcome.
Bridge the Gap: Intro to Snowshoeing
Sunday, February 12 – 1:00-4:00pm
Learn the basics of snow shoes and enjoy a winter walk along the McDade Trail. No experience necessary – we provide the equipment and teach you everything you need to know. Register early to reserve a pair of snowshoes & guarantee a spot. Funding for this program is provided by the William Penn Foundation.
“Winter Wonderland” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
President’s Day weekend: February 17-20
Adults $225 / 25% off ages 7-10 / 50% off ages 4-6 / free under 3
Bring your friends and family to experience PEEC in the wintertime. Cross country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, snow tubing, campfire and more! Price includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. Join us for a wonderful winter weekend! Commuter and day rates available – call for details.
Saturday, February 25 – 1:00-3:00pm
Animals leave behind clues that give us glimpses into their lives. Explore our natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, chew marks, and other signs animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos.