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February 2019 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) February Events – 2018


538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
(570) 828-2319 ~ Fax: (570) 828-9695

PEEC is close to home, where learning comes naturally!
Cross Country Skiing
Saturday, February 2 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$20 adult / $10 child
Bridge the Gap: Free Admission* Saturday, February 9 – 9:00am-12:00pm
Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons. Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on our campus. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. *Bridge the Gap date funding provided by the William Penn Foundation.*

Intro to Snowshoeing
Sunday, February 3 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, February 24 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$10 Adult/ $5 Child
Bridge the Gap: Free Admission* Sunday, February 10 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn the basics of snowshoeing and enjoy a winter walk through the woods. 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.*

Animal Tracking
Sunday, February 3 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
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.

DIY Birdfeeders
Saturday, February 9 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Spend the morning putting together your own unique and custom bird feeder from a variety of recycled materials just in time for spring. We’ll provide everything you need, but you are welcome to bring your own supplies.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, February 10 – 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.

Winter Wonderland Family Camp Weekend
President’s Day Weekend: February 15 -18
Adults $225 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates Available
Bring your friends and family to experience PEEC in the wintertime. Cross country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, campfire and more! Price includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. Join us for a wonderful winter weekend!

Ecozone Discovery Room!
February 19 – 22 – 1:00-4:00pm
$2 per person/ Free for any teacher with a school ID
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.

Eagle Watch
Saturday, February 23 – 9:00am-3:00pm
$20
Join us on a trip north in search of eagles and other rare wintering birds. Visit the Mongaup Reservoir, the Delaware River, & the Delaware Highlands Conservancy to look for winter residents and nesting pairs. Bring a lunch, camera & warm clothes. Call to reserve a seat in the van – Maximum of 20 spaces.

Cooking with Insects
Sunday, February 24 – 1:00-3:00pm
$10
Many cultures and people across the world use insects as ingredients on a regular basis. Try your own hand at making a tasty dessert with insect based ingredients while learning how beneficial they can be. *This program is unsuitable for those allergic to shellfish*




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at the Milford Community House
201 Broad Street - Suite #2
Milford, PA 18337


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