PEEC is close to home, where learning comes naturally!
Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
(570) 828-2319 ~ Fax: (570) 828-9695
November Events – 2019
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)
538 Emery Road
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.
Scouts BSA Badge Festival
Saturday, November 2 – 9:30am-4:00pm
Bears will participate in the Bear Necessities badge. Webelos will complete their Walkabout badge and Boy Scouts will work on the Wilderness Survival Badge (pre-req 5 & 8, please bring photos of overnight shelter). Payment is required at registration. Space is limited - call early! Overnight accommodations with meals are available for $43/person.
Sunday, November 3 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn some primitive and modern fire making skills. Try your hand at a flint & steel and more! Ages 10+ please.
Beginner Conservation Photography
Sunday, November 3 – 1:00-3:00pm
Learn some beginner techniques on how to frame a picture and then apply those skills on our trails. Great for children and those starting from scratch. Participants will need a camera for pictures, even a phone camera will do!
Flying Needles – Fiber Arts UFOs
$280 Full Workshop-Call us for day rates
Join other crafters with Patti Shreiner while finishing your knitting, crocheting, quilting, or other fiber art works-in-progress (WIPs). Or, start a new project if you are short on Un-Finished Objects (UFOs). Includes lodging and meals!
Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, November 16 – 1:0-4:00pm
$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.
Saturday, November 16 – 6:00-8:00pm
Enjoy the bounty of the season at PEEC’s 9th annual game dinner! This dinner features local game and seasonal harvests. Bring your friends & family to enjoy this cozy evening. Call early to guarantee a seat. Reception – 5pm Main Building.
Guided Interpretive Hike
Sunday, November 17 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free for PEEC Members/ $5 for Non-PEEC Members
Take a hike with one of our knowledgeable staff and learn a little bit more about our forests. We never know what exactly we’ll find out there, so don’t be afraid to ask plenty of questions along the way.