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.
Join Jan Lokuta and the Pocono Environmental Center (PEEC) on a trip north in search of eagles, 8:30am-3:30pm. Visit the Mongaup Reservoir, the Delaware River, & the Eagle Institute. Bring a lunch, camera & warm clothes. Includes a special stop at “Eagle Day” at the PPL Environmental Center. Call to register. Cost: $20. 570/828-2319.
Become involved with the volunteer program at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9am-12 noon. All ages welcome; call to register. Snacks provided. 570/828-2319.
Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, and dig in a fossil pit at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 1-4pm. Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment. $2 per person. 570/828-2319.
Explore the natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, eat marks, and other signs that animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 10am-12 noon. Free for members/$5 for non-members. Call to register. 570/828-2319.