DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Tuesday, July 13

Self-Guided: DIY DiscoverE Activity Guide

Pick up your free copy of this summer's DIY DiscoverE Activity Guide! You can find a copy of the guide in the lobby of the education building at Kings Gap,...

StoryWalk: Tuesday

Self-Guided Mid-June through mid-September Visit the Watershed Trail in the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use area to enjoy a story...

Storybook Trail - Fireflies by Julie Brinckloe

Enjoy a leisurely walk while reading Fireflies by Julie Brinckloe! The trail is a short loop that begins and ends at the Woapalanne Trailhead, behind...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 2: Water Quest)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

DiscoverE: Outdoor Explorers Summer Camp

Outdoor Explorers (Ages 6-8) Campers increase their awareness while gaining factual knowledge of the natural world through hands-on activities. This...

DiscoverE: Penn's Adventurers (Ages 9-12)

Penn’s Adventurers is a structured approach, guiding children to develop knowledge and problem-solving skills. This camp provides hiking and more in-depth...

Hiking Series #5

Join a naturalist at 9 a.m. on select weekdays for hikes of varying length and difficulty. This year’s series visits trails on our public lands including...

Outdoor Explorers DiscoverE! Camp

Outdoor Explorers is designed for children ages 6-8. Meet new friends while learning about the habitats and wildlife that can be found at Bendigo State Park!...

Penn's Adventure Summer Camp Ages 10-13 at Nockamixon State Park

This day camp from 9am-3pm is designed for 10 to 13 year olds who enjoy the outdoors. We will spend our time exploring the park and all its natural...

EXPLORE ARCHERY

Would you like to engage in a sport that doesn't discriminate based on athletic skil, gender, or size? Then, EXPLORE ARCHERY is for YOU! Participants will...

Exhibit: 100 Years of Presque Isle State Park

Presque Isle State Park is celebrating its 100-year anniversary.  A new educational exhibit showcasing the history of the park will be on display from May...

Little Learners

Alternating Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Families with children ages 3-5 can explore nature through stories, outdoor activities, and crafts. June 1:...

Outdoor Explorers DiscoverE Nature Camp-This Camp is Full!

** ages 6-8. Outdoor camp featuring hands on, minds on activities. This year's topic: Pirate Camp. Young people will learn about stars, maps, knots, water,...

Second Tuesday Story Time

Children ages 3-7 and their accompanying adult are invited to learn about nature. Join Ms Sarah as we read a story and then explore the forest and mansion...

Swatara Back Loop

Join Naturalist Robin Tracey from Tuscarora State Park for a hike at Swatara State Park on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. The trail is 7 miles in length and...

Basic Archery

Learn how to use a recurve bow, longbow and compound bow in this basic archery program. Ages 8 and up only. Registration is required for this program,...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 2: Water Quest)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

Fishing Tackle Loaner Program

What if you didn’t bring your fishing gear? No problem—borrow ours! Rods and tackle boxes will be available to borrow on a first come, first serve basis. All...

Hear the Hammer of Forging Iron

In the Nineteenth Century, wooden pegs were used for construction because metal products were so expensive. Come see an actual blacksmith in action with this...

July Fly Fishing Meet-Ups

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by clicking on the links below. Limited Spots. NO fishing license needed for duration of program. The PA Fish and Boat Commission...

VIRTUAL - Herpetology Series: Snakes of Pennsylvania

Snakes... some people love them, others are terrified of them. Join us for a virtual lunchtime program where we'll talk about all the slithery scaly serpents...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 2: Water Quest)

Families: take a walk on the wild side this summer and explore Jennings Environmental Education Center during the latest four-week series of DiscoverE Family...

Heron & Kingfisher Paddle

Heron and Kingfisher Paddle – Tuesday, July 13, 2021 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Pleasant Valley Launch (South Shore) - Moraine Scan any shoreline of Lake...

DiscoverE - Outdoor Explorers

For ages 6-8. This year, Outdoor Explorers will have fun learning about Hoppers, Jumpers, and Skippers! Through games, observation, and hands on exploring,...

Venus/Mars Conjunction

A conjunction is when two or more planets appear to be close together in the night sky from our perspective here on earth. Venus and Mars will be less than...

Night Hike and Bat Count

Join us for a night hike at MK Goddard State Park. We will be hiking to locations to count bats for the PA Game Commission Bat Survey. This will be a short...

Tuesday, July 13