DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, July 25

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,...

*FULL* Forest Bathing for Adults

Who needs a bubble bath when you can bathe in the forest! Join volunteer Suzann Schiemer as we learn about the practice of Shinrin-Yoku. Japanese studies...

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 Summer Camp

Day 3 - We will learn how to safely use a Stand-up Paddleboard on the Yough Lake. Boards and life jackets will be provided. The age limit is 6 to 12 years...

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...

Bounty of Beetles

This is a DiscoverE Program for children ages 6-12 (Outdoor Explorers, Penns' Adventurers). Join the naturalist for a look into the life cycle and distinct...

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...

Guided Hike: Loyalsock State Forest's Fern Rock Trail and Ketchum Run

Join hikers from our state park and the Eagles Mere Conservancy for this 2+ mile hike on a beautiful woodland trail. The trail is mostly flat, but rocky and...

"Plug and Play" -Sustainability and Drive Electric PA

Join us to learn about types of electric vehicles, workplace charging, destination charging, grants, rebates and assistance programs, and some electric ride...

DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers Ages 6-8 AM Session

"Survival Skills" - Children will learn several survival skills each week such as building a shelter, knot tying, finding and purifying water, signaling for...

Golden Paddle

Take a guided kayak tour of Laurel Lake. Space is limited to 12 participants. Participants must be 12 or older and be able to swim to register. Register...

Library Along Lake Marburg

Join a Codorus State Park Naturalist and the Children's Librarian of Guthrie Memorial Library for a free weekly program featuring a wildlife book reading at...

Beginner Archery

This program requires pre-registration to attend. Register online by clicking here. Join park staff to learn the basics of archery, including safety,...

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...

Butterfly & Dragonfly Hike

Join for us for chance to explore butterflies and dragonflies around Dragonfly Pond, Native Plant Garden, and possibly other areas the park. Please wear...

Friends of Beltzville - Walking Group

These free weekly walks will be 1 hour. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water. An opportunity to enjoy nature in the company of...

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...

Friends of Beltzville - Garden Work Days - Connect with Nature

The Friends group have created a pollinator garden. We are looking for folks who like to be outdoors and garden. We need your help to maintain our...

Bounty of Beetles DiscoverE Program

This is a DiscoverE Program for children ages 6-12 (Outdoor Explorers, Penns' Adventurers). Join the naturalist for a look into the life cycle and distinct...

DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers Ages 6-8 PM Session

"Survival Skills" - Children will learn several survival skills each week such as building a shelter, knot tying, finding and purifying water, signaling for...

DiscoverE Penn's Adventurers Day Camp

Penn's Adventurers Day Camp will be held on three Thursdays: July 25, August 1, and August 8, 2019. 9-12 year olds are invited to become Penn’s Adventurers...

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...

Stream Bugs, Crayfish, & Minnows: Weather Dependent

Join us for a relaxing afternoon on the stream while we search Macros to see what lives at Yellow Creek. We will go into the stream and search for...

Archery 101 with LL Bean

Ages 10 and up only. Have you ever wanted to try your hand at using a bow and arrow? Join park staff and outdoor experts from LL Bean for this class on the...

Pesky Plants

Learn how to recognize invasive plants and how to become a citizen scientist to help us get rid of these pests! Park and meet at the Amphitheater. Contact...

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...

Thrush Thursday Wildlife Walk

Come on out on a nature walk in the park and discover what flora and fauna are in the area while getting some good exercise and fresh air!

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 5:50 PM until 9:00 PM.

DiscoverE - Penns Adventurers

Penn Adventurers is a three Thursday night series for ages 9-12 who wish to join the adventure of learning outdoor skills. Learn how to build a fire with...

Women in the Wild Committee Meeting

Women in the Wild subcommittee volunteer meeting to discuss, plan and organize the 2019 Women in the Wild event.

Thursday, July 25