DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 1

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,...

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:...

Go Teach:  Hiking 101

Take your classroom to the trail! Learn how to enable your students to discover Penn’s Woods through an interdisciplinary set of lessons created by the PA...

Take a Hike Thursday

Hiking the Evergreen Trail to see Adams Falls. This is a 1-mile easy hike. Park and meet at the Evergreen Parking Lot off of Rt. 118. Contact Rhiannon...

Birds, Birds, Birds DiscoverE Program

This is a DiscoverE Program for Outdoor Explorers (Ages 6-8) and Penns Adventurers (Ages 9-12). This program will involve an introduction into birding....

Project WILD  Educator Workshop

Location: Codorus State Park, Hanover, PA Open to all K-12 Educators Fee: $15.00 (credit cards, cash, money order, or checks made payable to: Commonwealth...

Homeschool day: Marvelous Macros

Homeschool day: Marvelous Macros Meet at the Furnace Stack Pavilion to learn about the wonderful world of Aquatic Macroinvertebrates. Be ready to get wet as...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kayaking the Sinnemahoning Creek

Join park staff for a moving water kayak program on the Sinnemahoning Creek. Bring your own kayak or use one of ours. Group size limited, swimmers only. Ages...

Birds, Birds, Birds DiscoverE Program

This is a DiscoverE Program for Outdoor Explorers (Ages 6-8) and Penns Adventurers (Ages 9-12). This program will involve an introduction into birding. ...

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...

Family Fishing

Go on, take the bait! We'll loan you a rod, tackle and bait to fish the S.M.A.R.T. way. You don't even need a license for this one day catch and release...

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: Forest Bathing & Mindfulness in Nature

Spending time in nature can often be a mentally restorative activity. Join the park naturalist at the South Parking Lot for a walk on Davis Run Trail. We'll...

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...

Monthly Meeting: Friends of Nockamixon State Park

Come join the Friends for their monthly meeting at the Environmental Education Center. Learn about projects the Friends are working on and how you can...

Evening Campfire on the Beach

Join the Park Naturalist at Beach 11 for an evening campfire on the beach. We will be sharing facts and stories about the wildlife that live both on and...

Marvelous Moths

***Registration required: Please register for this program by clicking the green "register" button.*** ***Meeting location: Giving Pond Recreation Area,...

Thursday, August 1