DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Sizerville State Park

June 24 - July 24, 2018

Sunday, June 24

Nature Craft: Smokey Bear

Campground kiddos, come out to the campground playground to learn about the life and history of this Iconic Bear. After the story, we will make some bears...

Animalympics

Can you hop like a grasshopper? Slither like a snake? Or run like a deer? All animals have unique adaptations that help them to survive in their environment....

Friday, June 29

Film in the Forest: Bats

Come out to the Campground Amphitheater to learn about these Nocturnal Critters! We will discover and discuss the Bats that call Pennsylvania home and then...

Saturday, June 30

WHOOO ATE WHOOO???

Kids, come join the park educator as we become forensic detectives in the mysterious case of the owl pellet! Learn how and what owls eat and get hands on...

All About Owls

Perhaps you have heard their calls in the night, but how much do you really know about these birds of prey? Join us at the campground amphitheater as we...

Sunday, July 1

Nature Craft & Story: Bats

Campground kiddos, come out to the campground playground to learn about these nocturnal navigators. After our story “Zipping, Zapping, Zooming”, we will make...

Bike Tour & Critter Search

Grab your bikes and come on down to the Environmental Learning Building to celebrate the beginning of July! We will take a short tour of the park with...

Wednesday, July 4

Independence Day Hike

Come out to Sizerville State Park to celebrate Independence Day as we hike the Sizerville Nature Trail. This is a 3 mile loop trail with educational stops...

Red,White,&Blue Scavenger Hunt

Join us at the Playground across from pavilion number four as we search for objects associated with nature and this great holiday! Participants who complete...

Friday, July 6

Crystal Spheres Stargazing

Come on out and join Astronomer Stash Nawrocki from Crystal Spheres to learn about the night sky in the PA Wilds! From the breathtaking stars to the...

Saturday, July 7

Nature Craft & Story: Bears

Join us at the Environmental Education Learning Building as we read "Where Do the Animals Live" and learn more about these fascinating furry creatures....

Stream Stomp

Are you looking for a fun filled adventure to beat the heat? Come on out to Sizerville State Park to explore East Cowley Run and observe the critters that...

Film in the Forest: Bears

Come out to the Campground Amphitheater to learn about Bears! We will be playing a fun game of Bear Trivia. We'll learn some incredible facts about the only...

Sunday, July 8

Nature Craft: Salamanders

Campground kiddos, come out to the campground playground to learn about these awesome amphibians. Learn about our state amphibian. After our talk, we will...

Poolside Chat: Amphibians

What is a reptile? What is an amphibian? Do you know the difference between the two? Take a break from the pool to learn about creatures and where they live.

Friday, July 13

Film in the Forest: Civilian Conservation Corps

Come out to the Campground Amphitheater to learn the rich and exciting history about the CCC! We will discover and discuss Camp S-85, which was the company...

Saturday, July 14

Tree Trek Hike

Join Forester Abigail Kane for a hike on the Campground Trail as we identify trees and talk about their historical and present day uses. This trail is an...

Wild About Woodpeckers

Do woodpeckers get concussions? How long do they peck for? What types of critters do they eat? How many woodpecker species there are in PA? What are some of...

Sunday, July 15

Nature Craft & Story: Birds

Join us at the Environmental Education Building as we read "How Do Birds Find Their Way" and learn more about these high flying creatures. After the story,...

How Many Bears Can Live In A Forest???

Join the park educator at the field next to pavilion one, to learn about habitats and animal populations through a fun game focused on Black Bears. We will...

Friday, July 20

Campfire & Chill

Join us for a campfire and chill night! This will be an evening to just enjoy nature as we gather around a fire. We will talk about the folklore and history...

Saturday, July 21

Crazy About Clovers

Have you ever tried finding a four leaf? Any luck? Why are they so lucky anyway? Well, We’ll go over the history, symbolism, land benefits, chances of...

Morning Mellow Hike

Get your legs moving and learn all the benefits hiking has to offer. We will hike the Campground Trail, which is an easy 0.4 miles. It explores the forest...

Nature Craft & Story: Luna Moth

Join us at the Environmental Learning Building as we read "A Luna Moth’s Life" and learn more about these fascinating fliers. After the story, we will make a...

Sunday, July 22

Nature Craft: Bobcats

Campground kiddos, come out to the campground playground to learn about these Fierce Felines. We’ll answer questions like what do they eat, where to they...

Recycling Olympics

Do you know how long plastics and metals take to break down? Come on out to the playground to take your best guess at some of these everyday objects....