DCNR Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, July 22

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...

Kings Gap Watershed Education Institute for Teachers

Tuesday, July 20 - Thursday, July 22, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Two additional days of investigations & curriculum support are scheduled for the fall (Tuesday,...

Bird Walk with Doug Gross

Doug Gross, retired PA Game Commission biologist and eBird coordinator, will guide us on a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State...

Weekly Weeders

Interested in learning more about gardening with native plants? Volunteer to work alongside our education staff as they mulch, pull weeds, divide plants, and...

Wonders of Wetlands (WOW) Educator Workshop

Wonders of Wetlands (WOW) Educator Workshop – Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:30 am to 4:00 pm – Pavilion #7, McDanel’s Launch Area (North Shore) - Moraine ...

100 Years of History Hike

As Presque Isle celebrates its 100th birthday, Join the Park Naturalists for a historical hike. We will cover approximately 2 miles as we visit some...

Discover E Camp Penn's Adventurers (ages 9-12) Bradford Bruins

This day camp will introduce youth (ages 9-12) to the biology and habits of Pennsylvania's Black Bears. A variety of activities and presentations are planned...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 3: A Hunt for a Home)

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...

WORLDS END WALKABOUT

Explore a variety of park trails with other hiking enthusiasts. Most walkabouts are are 2 -3 miles in length and begin at the Visitors Center. Occasionally,...

Discover Mammals! (Jr. Naturalist 2 series)

Children ages 9 – 12 are invited to come along and learn about various aspects of the natural world in this Jr Naturalist 2 series of programs. Each program...

DiscoverE - Penn's Adventurers

The Penn’s Adventurers program is open to children ages 9-12 and is comprised of 12 hours of programming over three days. The Penn’s Adventurers theme this...

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...

Lil' Buds: Summer Learning Series

Get the kids outdoors during this fun nature series! Brought to you by Youngsville Public Library and Chapman State Park. Each day will feature a nature...

Little Hikers

A walk in the woods is a great way to get the kids out and about! Pre-schoolers will discover what lives in the forest around them on this short hike.

Historic Gristmill Hours

2021 Historic Gristmill Hours are from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM at McConnells Mill State Park. The historic gristmill will be open to visitors Wednesdays through...

Nature Story Time

Join us for a nature story, and stay for a nature activity based on the theme of the book we just read! Program will last less than 1 hour. This program is...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 3: A Hunt for a Home)

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...

Introduction to Kayak Fishing

This program is designed for participants interested in learning about basic paddling skills and kayak fishing equipment. Participants must be at least 16...

DiscoverE Family Adventures: Wild Survival! (Week 3: A Hunt for a Home)

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...

Family Craft Time

Join us on the porch at the Visitor Center for a DCNR Conservation Volunteer-led craft for children. Each week we will have a different craft to create and...

The Monarch Butterfly

Monarch butterflies seem to be the royalty of the late summer sky. But their life cycles are complex and dependent on many factors. Learn more about these...

Kings Gap Trail Challenge!

Can you hike every trail at Kings Gap? With 25+ miles of trails throughout the property, Kings Gap has an extensive hiking system. This challenging monthly...

Furry Critters

Hides, skulls and adaptation information will highlight this look at Pennsylvania mammals.

Buck Moon Hike

Come join the park naturalist for a walk around the lake to learn about this month’s full moon and why it is called the buck moon. Learn some of the names...

Thursday, July 22