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538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

February 2018

Winter Wonderland Family Camp Weekend

February 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - February 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

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! Commuter and day rates available – call for details. Adults $225 / 25% off ages 7-10 / 50% off ages 4-6 / free under 3

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Animal Tracking

February 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Animals Leave behind clues that gives up glimpses into their lives. Explore our natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory mars, chew marks, and other signs animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos. $5

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March 2018

Sugar Shack Scramble

March 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Join us for a hike through the woods out to the “Two Saps” Sugar Shack and enjoy hot cocoa and pancakes with fresh maple syrup! Sign up for a 9am or 9:30am start time. Spaces limited! $15/person

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Sugar Shack Scramble

March 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Join us for a hike through the woods out to the “Two Saps” Sugar Shack and enjoy hot cocoa and pancakes with fresh maple syrup! Sign up for a 9am or 9:30am start time. Spaces limited! $15/person

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Sugar Shack Scramble

March 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Join us for a hike through the woods out to the “Two Saps” Sugar Shack and enjoy hot cocoa and pancakes with fresh maple syrup! Sign up for a 9am or 9:30am start time. Spaces limited! $15/person

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Sugar Shack Scramble

March 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Join us for a hike through the woods out to the “Two Saps” Sugar Shack and enjoy hot cocoa and pancakes with fresh maple syrup! Sign up for a 9am or 9:30am start time. Spaces limited! $15/person

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Introduction to Orienteering

March 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

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! $5 per person

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Fire Building

March 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Learn some primitive and modern fire making skills. Try your hand at a flint & steel and more! Ages 10+ please. $5

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Woodcock Walk

March 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Join us for a walk to see the mysterious woodcock and its spectacular springtime mating display. Bring a flashlight for better searching! Ages 10+ please. Free

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DIY Birdfeeder

March 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

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. $5

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Little Eco Explorers: Frogs

March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

A fun, hands-on program for young children! Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on frogs. Call for details. $5/child

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Salamanders, Frogs, & More!

March 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join us as we explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses. We’ll provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get muddy or wet. $5

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April 2018

Farm to Table Dinner

April 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Welcome to the coming of spring with PEEC's 2nd Farm to Table Dinner. This dinner features local produce perfect for the season! Bring your friends & family to enjoy this cozy evening. Payment is required at registration. Space is limited-call early! $25/person

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Salamanders, Frogs, and More!

April 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join us as we explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses. We’ll provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get muddy or wet. $5/person

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Ecozone Discovery Zone

April 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

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. $2/person

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Introduction to Orienteering

April 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

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! $5/person

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BTG Bike the McDade

April 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Join us for a bike ride along the McDade Trail! We will provide all equipment and transportation. Please bring a water bottle and wear sturdy footwear. We will have extra water and snacks available. Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation. Call for details. Free

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Salamanders, Frogs, and More!

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join us as we explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses. We’ll provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get muddy or wet. $5/person

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Spring Peeper Search

April 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

These tiny tree frogs have thawed out and are active again in our forested wetlands. Listen to the impressive choir made by these vocal amphibians as we carefully catch, study, and release them. Bring a flashlight for better searching! $5/person

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Earth Day Festival

April 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

PEEC’s Earth Day festival is a fun, holistic opportunity to learn more about sustainability, the local environment, and a chance to connect to nature. Families are invited to stroll around the exhibits, support local businesses, or simply go on an interpretive hike. There will also be awesome crafts and plenty of games to play! For a more casual experience, come and relax among friends, grab a bite to eat, and listen to live music. The cost to attend is $5…

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Intro to Fly Fishing

April 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Learn the basics of fly fishing. Practice knot tying, casting, and other skills with volunteers from the Brodhead Chapter and Pike-Wayne Chapter Trout Unlimited. Cost of $10.

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May 2018

Birds & Brews

May 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Spring migration has begun! Join us 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. $215 / Call for commuter & day rates

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Run, Hike, Crawl: PEEC 5k

May 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 United States

Take a journey through the woods of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Our 5k runs through our main campus and a variety of different woodland habitats on two of our gorgeous trail loops. Top 3 participants for male and female in each age group receive awards. Early Bird Registration by April 14th guarantees participants a t-shirt. Call for more details – Maximum of 100 spaces! $25 Early Bird/$30/$35 Race Day Registration starts at 8am / Race starts at…

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