DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Cowans Gap State Park

August 17 - September 16, 2018

Friday, August 17

Weather Disasters of PA

Come learn about some of Pennsylvania’s worst weather disasters and what you should do if you are caught by the weather. Then stay for the Family Friendly...

Saturday, August 18

International Geocaching Day Celebration

Come celebrate International Geocaching Day with us. Catch one of our programs or just borrow a gps unit to try it out. Here is the schedule for the...

Art in the Park

SPECIAL NOTE: THE SESSION SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 23 HAS BEEN MOVED TO JULY 28 DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS. Join artist & former DCNR designer Nancy Mendes to...

Sunday, August 19

Primitive Skills: Fire Making

Come by for a lesson on primitive fire-making techniques and try them out. See if you can start a fire without matches.

Monarch Watch

Come by the nature center to help us look over the milkweed for signs of the monarch butterfly.

CCC History Hike

Take a hike with the park naturalist and learn the history of the Civilian Conservation Corp here at the park.

Thursday, August 23

Home School Day: Adaptations

Come learn about adaptations in plants and animals and what they mean to survival. This program is designed for homeschool children ages 7-17. Registration...

Home School Day: Adaptations

Come learn about adaptations in plants and animals and what they mean to survival. This program is designed for homeschool children ages 7-17. Registration...

Saturday, September 1

Cowans Gap Camp Challenge

Put your camping skills to the test! Teams will compete to find out who has the top camping techniques. Fire building, tent pitching, packing, first aid,...

Thursday, September 13

Cowans Kids' Photo Club

Join us for the first meeting of the Cowans Gap Kids’ Photo Club. We will meet once a month on a Thursday night and the club members will get a lesson on...