DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 8

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

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

FOR CAMPERS ONLY - Come join the park naturalist as he demonstrates and gives tips for Dutch oven cooking. You will help preapre the meal and get a chance to...

Cook Forest State Park will be conducting a two-day River Ecology Educator Workshop. This course is considered a Watershed Education workshop, so educators...

Hiking the Highland Trail and Bear Walk Trail to see F.L.Ricketts Falls. This is a 3.5-mile moderate hike. Park and meet at Beach Lot #2 by the bulletin...

Join the park naturalist for a 2 part DiscoverE Camp for ages 4 - 6 to learn about the mammals of Pennsylvania. Explore where they live and what they eat,...

Explore the forest and discover its mysteries during this inquirey-based 4-day camp! Children must be 9-13 years old to attend and must attend all 4 days. ...

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...

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...

Bring a camera or cell phone for this high tech scavenger hunt. Find the items on the list, take a photo, and get a prize. Children will need the help of an...

Our second annual Sustainability Fair should feature such topics as solar energy, LEED certified buildings, recycling, sustainable farming, electric...

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...

Kids ages 4 - 7 will learn the importance of bees, role-play life in a beehive, play games, and make a craft.

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

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...

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

Brush up on your fishing skills while learning which fish species live in the various habitats of the George B. Stevenson reservoir. No license required for...

What time is it? In the past, this question was answered using a sundial. Guest instructor Don Hess will tell the fascinating story of sundials and teach you...

Join the park naturalist for this 2 part DiscoverE Camp and explore the life of native reptiles and amphibians. Discover where they live, what they eat, and...

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...

Bring a camera or cell phone for this high tech scavenger hunt. Find the items on the list, take a photo, and get a prize. Children will need the help of an...

Explore an interesting rock formation on the Loyalsock Trail that has a secret passageway. Easy walking, 1+ mile.

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

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 is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure. Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes...

Every year in preparation for their migration south the Purple Martins Gather by the thousands along the shore at dusk. Join the Park Naturalists at the...

There will be a volleyball tournament at the Beach 6 courts from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

Pennsylvania Game Commission Information and Education Supervisor Bill Williams will be here to talk about the elusive fisher. He will discuss the recovery...

Thursday, August 8