DCNR Calendar of Events

Event Calendar for Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

April 25 - May 25, 2019

Friday, April 26

Tree ID at Bosler Library - Arbor Day!

Happy Arbor Day! Do you know the trees around you? Join us at Bosler Library in downtown Carlisle PA to learn some unique characteristics of local tree...

Saturday, April 27

Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training

Love the Outdoors? Enjoy exploring the natural beauty of Pennsylvania? Be prepared for unexpected illness or injury off the beaten path through training...

Tree ID Hike

Celebrate Arbor Day with a hike through the forest. We will explore how to identify our local trees and the unique characteristics they possess. This...

Sunday, April 28

Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training

Love the Outdoors? Enjoy exploring the natural beauty of Pennsylvania? Be prepared for unexpected illness or injury off the beaten path through training...

Saturday, May 4

Spring Into Action Volunteer Work Day - Lunch Provided

Kings Gap needs your help with spring clean-up and projects around the Mansion Area. Projects may include: leaf clean-up, fence work, painting, gardening,...

Sunday, May 5

Scavenger Hunt Hike: Family Discovery

Join us on a hiking scavenger hunt for natural items. Bring water, wear sturdy shoes, and dress for the weather on this approximately 1.5 mile hike, with...

Friday, May 10

Gardening for Butterflies at Bosler Library

Butterflies are not only beautiful to see in your yard, they are important pollinators with a unique life cycle. Learn about the life cycle of butterflies,...

Saturday, May 11

Spring Plant Sale and Garden Days

Sponsored by the Friends of Kings Gap, this plant sale includes native plants (perennials, ferns, shrubs, and trees), and a few "naturalized" favorites. In...

Sunday, May 12

Mother's Day Hike and Luncheon

This program combines fresh air and exercise with a unique dining experience in the historic Cameron-Masland Mansion. The moderately-paced hike starts...

Spring Plant Sale and Garden Days

Sponsored by the Friends of Kings Gap, this plant sale includes native plants (perennials, ferns, shrubs, and trees), and a few "naturalized" favorites. In...

Saturday, May 18

Experience a Spring Night

Join us to experience the wonders of a forest pool. Before exploring, we’ll learn about some of the amphibians you will be searching for. Bring...

Sunday, May 19

Spring Salamanders and Frogs

Join us to experience the wonders of a forest pool. Before exploring, we’ll learn about some of the amphibians you will be searching for. Wear footwear...

Monday, May 20

Friends of Kings Gap Meeting

The Friends of Kings Gap meets on the third Monday of each month in the Education Building. Come out to learn about the group and plan activities for...

Saturday, May 25

Archery for Families

Enjoy an afternoon learning the basics of archery technique, safety, and practicing your skills. You must be age 10 and up. Equipment will be provided for...

Archery for Families

Enjoy an afternoon learning the basics of archery technique, safety, and practicing your skills. You must be age 10 and up. Equipment will be provided for...