DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, July 10

Lagoon by Pontoon

The lagoons at Presque Isle are full of natural surprises such as sun basking turtles, wading great blue herons, beavers slapping their tail on the water,...

Wild About Bears Educator Workshop-FULL

This workshop is for formal and non-formal educators. During this workshop, we will explore the black bear, its natural history, management practices and...

Appalachian Trail South

We will hike the Appalachian Trail south and return on the Raccoon Run. Meet at the Park Office for this eleven mile hike.

DiscoverE Camp: Outdoor Explorers (Ages 6-8)

This 2-day camp is for children ages 6-8. Each day, campers will take part in outdoor exploration, activities, games, and hikes that will teach them about...

DiscoverE: Hide N' Seekers Camp

Hide 'N Seekers (Ages 4-5) Hide 'N Seekers includes hands-on outdoor explorations that stimulate environmental awareness within each child. The...

DiscoverE: Outdoor Explorers Summer Camp

Outdoor Explorers increase their awareness while gaining factual knowledge of the natural world through hands-on activities. This year’s theme:...

Hiking Series #4

Join us for these free guided hikes to get you out and moving on your public lands! Hikes begin at 9 AM and will vary in length, difficulty, and destination....

Outdoor Explorers Nature camp-THIS CAMP IS FULL!

***ages 6-8 Registration required.Young people will learn about birds through hands on activities, nature walks, and simple crafts. Indoor and outdoor...

Pennsylvania Land Choices Educator Workshop

Dates: Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11, 2019 Location: Carbon County Environmental Education Center (CCEEC); Summit Hill, PA Time: 9...

Weekly Weeders!

We are looking for volunteers to pull weeds in our native plant garden on Wednesday mornings while learning about native plants from one of our educators. We...

Hide N' Seekers DiscoverE Camp

This camp is designed to educate young children aged 4, 5 and 6 years old about nature through fun games and activities. Watch live caterpillars become...

Summer Camp at Tyler Park Center for the Arts

Individual art intensive weeks for aspiring young artists! 10% off with family membership to TPCA Creative days Monday – Friday 9:30 – 3:00 (ages 8 –...

Explore Archery

if you ever wanted to try your skill at archery, here is your chance! Certified archery instructors will be offering bi-weekly archery instruction on...

More Tremendous Trees

Try your tree identification skills with the trees at the bottom of the park. Park and meet at the Evergreen Parking Lot off of Rt. 118. Contact Rhiannon...

Nature Arts and Crafts

Join our talented volunteers as they help you to create functional works of art from recycled products. Donations appreciated.

Primitive Skills Survival Series

Join our Park Naturalist at Pine Tree Pavilion near Beach 9 to learn how to use a variety of privitive methods for survival, such as fire, shelter building,...

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure. Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes...

Watercolor Wednesdays

Join guest artists and Moraine Preservation Fund volunteers for a two-hour watercolor Workshop, on the second Wednesdays of the summer months. Adults of all...

Historic Gristmill Summer Hours - Memorial Day through Labor Day

The 19th century gristmill is the centerpiece of McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill at McConnells Mill State Park is open Memorial Day...

Rescheduled! Teddy Bear Picnic!

***Registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button. When registering please specify how many children will be...

Turtle Odyssey

Sea Turtles are some of Earth's most ancient and majestic creatures. For over 100 millions years, they have traversed the seas, surviving multiple mass...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Mysteries of the Great Lakes

Travel to the 'inland seas' where some of the most spectacular scenery on Earth is also the world's largest concentration of freshwater. The Great Lakes are...

Intro to Kayaking

Here’s your chance to try kayaking! Participants will learn kayak terminology and basic paddle skills before heading out on the water. Ages 12 and up....

Turtle Odyssey

Sea Turtles are some of Earth's most ancient and majestic creatures. For over 100 millions years, they have traversed the seas, surviving multiple mass...

Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses- in our own backyards. Spanning...

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure. Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes...

Hike for Health

Join us after work for a hike with a St. Luke’s University health professional! Get some exercise while learning about health and fitness outdoors. Each hike...

Sunset Music Series

This is the fifth concert in the Sunset Music Series for 2019. This free event will be held at Beach 1 from 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM. This event is hosted by...

Volleyball Tournament

There will be a volleyball tournament at the Beach 6 courts from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Wednesday on the Water

Explore Laurel Hill Lake by boat. You may encounter Osprey, Heron, Turtles and Wildflowers. Registration is required, to register please...

Wildlife Watchers on the Water - Kayaking

Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided kayak program. The trip is a leisurely paddle through the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife on the water’s edges....

DiscoverE - Outdoor Explorers Nature at Night

DiscoverE Camp – Outdoor Explorers Nature at Night - July 9TH, 10TH, & 11TH – (Ages 6-8 only) 8:00PM – 10:00PM - Moraine Outdoor Explorers “Nature at...

Wednesday, July 10