DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Wednesday, July 24

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,...

Bird Walk with Doug Gross

Doug Gross, retired PA Game Commission biologist and eBird coordinator, will guide us on a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State...

DIscover E! Kayak Camp

Let's have some fun on the water! During this 3-day camp, we will learn the basics of paddling a kayak while exploring Lake Marburg. Children must be ages...

DiscoverE Day Camp: Penn's Adventurer's Ages 8-12

DiscoverE! Penn’s Adventurer’s is a program developed for kids ages 8-12 to boost their curiosity and stewardship toward nature. Through outdoor activities...

DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers Summer Camp

Penn's Adventurers - Ages 9-12 Penn’s Adventurers is a structured approach, guiding children to develop knowledge and problem-solving skills. This camp...

Outdoor Explorers Nature camp

***ages 6-8. Registration required. Young people will explore the world of birds through hands on activities, nature walks, and a simple craft.

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...

DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers

These day camps are for kids who love the outdoors. Each day children will take part in outdoor exploration, activities, games and hikes that will teach them...

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...

Intro to Paddle Boarding

One of the more relaxing ways to explore on flat water is “paddle boarding.” Come and learn the best techniques for paddling your board through the water....

Nature Arts and Crafts

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

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...

Silver Creek Hike

Join us on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10:30 am as we explore the mountain behind Locust Lake State Park and visit Silver Creek Fire Tower and Reservoir. ...

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...

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...

Explore Archery

If you’ve ever thought about shooting a bow and never had the chance, then this program is for you. Stop by, get some basic instruction, and then actually...

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...

Mid Week Adventures: Pollinators and Native Wildflowers

Mid Week Adventures is a series of programs in the middle of the week to accommodate the schedules of those with atypical work or other schedules. Join the...

Mid-Week Adventures: Pollinators and Native Wildflowers

Mid Week Adventures is a series of programs in the middle of the week to accommodate the schedules of those with atypical work or other schedules. Join the...

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...

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 NIGHT Explorers

This camp is designed to educate children aged 7, 8 and 9 years of age about nocturnal creatures. Make a pinecone owl and go on an owl prowl, help with a...

Friends of Prince Gallitzin Monthly meeting

Monthly business meeting of the Friends of Prince Gallitzin. All are welcome! Meet in the park office conference room, which can be accessed at the rear of...

Wednesday, July 24