DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 8

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: 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:...

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...

Good Morning Breakfast: Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

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...

River Ecology Educator Workshop

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

Take a Hike Thursday

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...

**CANCELLED** DiscoverE Hide N' Seekers (ages 4 - 6) Mammals

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,...

Discover E! Forest Science Camp

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. ...

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...

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...

Photo Scavenger Hunt

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...

Sustainability Fair

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

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...

Hide-n-Seekers: "Honeybees and Their Hive"

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

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...

Fishing Skills on the Lake

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...

Backyard Sundials

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...

DiscoverE Hide N' Seekers (age 4-6) Reptiles & Amphibians

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...

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...

Photo Scavenger Hunt

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...

Fild Trip: "Split Rock"

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

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...

Purple Martin Roost Watch

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...

Volleyball Tournament

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

Fishers: Weasels of the Wild

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