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July 2017 NewsFlash

July Events – 2017 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)



538 Emery Road
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
www.peec.org, peec@peec.org, 570-828-2319

“Celebration with a Bang” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
July 4th Weekend: June 30-July 3
Adults $225 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates Available
Bring your friends and family to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Nature hikes, animal presentations, swimming, canoeing, fireworks, campfire and more! Price includes three nights lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch.

Little Eco Explorers: Fish
Saturday, July 8 – 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 fish. Call for details.

Moonlit Drumming
Saturday, July 8 – 6:30-9:30pm
$30 adult / $20 child
Master drummer, Maxwell Kofi Donkor, is back for another unforgettable experience. Enjoy an introductory lesson and a drumming circle under the moonlit sky around a campfire. Don’t miss this great event! No experience necessary. Program requires a minimum of 15 preregistrations to run.

Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle
Sunday, July 9 – 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.

Frog Frolic
Sunday, July 9 – 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, July 15 – 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.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, July 15 – 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.

Gardening with Rain Barrels
Sunday, July 16 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
Come out and learn all about rain gardens and how to incorporate the use of rain barrels into your own garden with the Pike County Master Gardeners!

Dragonfly Walk
Saturday, July 22 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Learn about the wonderful world of dragonflies! Join David Trently on a search through the fields and around the ponds for dragonflies and butterflies. Call early – spaces fill up fast.

Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk
Sunday, July 23 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Nature provides food & natural remedies for us in the form of many plants. Join us on a hike focused on wild edible & medicinal plants. No collecting will be done within the Park.

Bridge the Gap: Day Paddle
Saturday, July 29 – 9:00am-3:00pm
Free
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. Registration begins June 29th – Maximum of 25 spaces. Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Frog Frolic
Sunday, July 30 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$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!

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, July 30 – 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.




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209 East Harford Street - Milford, PA 18337


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