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September 2018 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center


PEEC is close to home, where learning comes naturally!


Migrate to the Poconos Family Camp Weekend
August 31-September 3
Adults $225 / 25% off ages 7-10 / 50% off ages 4-6 / free under 3 / commuter and day rates available – call for details
Bring your friends & family to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, canoeing, campfire and more! Includes three nights lodging & meals from Friday dinner - Monday lunch.

Volunteer Day – Pike County Day of Caring
Saturday, September 8 – 9:00am-2:00pm
Free
Lend a hand and help us out with some seasonal projects. This is the perfect day to become involved with our volunteer program! Preregistration required. Lunch will be provided.

Geology Hike
Saturday, September 8 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free for Members / $5 for Nonmembers
Take a hike on the Fossil Trail with Paul Kovalski, aka Dr. Dinosaur, as we discuss the geology of our area and what makes our park unique.

Bridge the Gap: River Paddle
Sunday, September 9 – 9:00am-3:00pm
$10
Join us for a 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. Preregistration is required and begins at 8:30am on August 9th. Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Introduction to Orienteering
Saturday, September 15 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Come learn how to use a map & compass on our orienteering course. We’ll show you the basics before you try and find all the points. Space is limited – call early!

Nature at Night
Saturday, September 15 – 7:00-8:30pm
$5
A cool autumn 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. We recommend you bring a flashlight!

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, September 16 – 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.

Fall Flights: Birds & Brews
September 21-23
$215 / $165 commuter-Call for Day Rates
Come out for a wonderful weekend of bird watching and beer tasting. Enjoy guided hikes that teach how to identify birds by sight, sound, and habitat. Program is geared towards beginners and experts alike. Saturday night we’ll provide transportation to one of our local breweries and the 1st round is on us! Includes two nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch.

Create Your Own Walking Stick
Sunday, September 23 – 1:00-4:00pm
$25
Spend the afternoon with us as we create handcrafted walking sticks. Wood, tools, gloves, and aprons will be provided, as well as suggestions and pointers on how to personalize your work. Pre-registration required.


Fire Building
Saturday, September 29 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Learn some primitive and modern fire making skills. Try your hand at a flint & steel fire and more! Ages 10+ please.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, September 29 – 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.

Fungus Among Us
Sunday, September 30 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Search for fungus and lichen as you learn about the amazing world of decomposition and nutrient cycling. No picking or collecting will be done within the Park.




Pike County Chamber of Commerce
at the Milford Community House
201 Broad Street - Suite #2
Milford, PA 18337


 Office Hours
Mon - Fri   8:30am to 4:30pm
Sat - Sun   9:00am to 4:00pm
 Phone
(570)296-8700
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(570)296-3921



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