Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join PEEC and explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses, 1-3pm. They provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get a little muddy or wet. $5. 570/828-2319.
Learn the basics of fly fishing at PEEC, 9am-12 noon. Practice knot tying and casting. Join Tom Battista from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited for a fun afternoon and learn some new skills. $15. 570/828-2319.
The melting snow and spring rains have raised the water level. Join PEEC and travel to some truly magnificent waterfalls, 1-3pm. Dress in warm layers, wear sturdy footwear, and bring a camera. $12. Call to reserve a seat in the van. 570/828-2319.
A program featuring the American composers Steven Foster and George Gershwin and American folk music under the baton of Music Director Jeffrey Fornoff at Dingman Delaware Middle School. Special guest appearances by folk song singers Ken DeAngelis and Julie Ziavras. 570/267-8773.
Enjoy a guided hike on a trail at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. This program is all about exploring nature and meeting new people. Free. Call to register. 570/828-2319.
Learn primitive fire making skills at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 10am-12 noon. Try your hand at a flint and steel fire, a bow drill fire, and more. Ages 10+; call to register. Cost: $5. 570/828-2319.
Learn the basics of ice fishing at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 1-3:30pm. They provide all of the equipment. Dress in warm layers. No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot. $10 child/$5 adult. 570/828-2319.
Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons at the Pocono Environmental Educational Center, 9-11am. Learn the basics of cross-country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop. You decide how many loops to ski. Skis, poles & boots provided. Register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. $20 adult/$10 child. 570/828-2319.
Learn the basics of snow shoes and enjoy a winter stomp through the woods at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. No experience necessary, they provide the equipment and teach you everything you need to know. Register early to guarantee a spot. Cost: $10. 570/828-2319.
A new program for 3- to 6-year-old kids at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-2:30pm. Join them for a story, craft, and activity focusing on a particular critter. Call for details and registration. $5 per child. 570/828-2319.