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Saturday

August

01

2015

4H Heritage Club

4H Heritage Club

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A partnership between Bucks County 4H and Tyler State Park, the Heritage Club meets once a month (Sept-July) on Saturday mornings. Members learn from experienced leaders and participate in a variety of learning and service activities with their parents. Must be a 4H member to participate. Any child age 9 to 18 can join. The goal of 4H is to increase a member’s knowledge in a variety of project areas, while teaching life-skills such as decision-making, public speaking, and leadership. For more information on joining 4H, contact the Bucks County Extension office, 215-345-3283, bucksext@psu.edu. Email Bonnie Tobin at btobin@pa.gov if you have questions.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Archery

Archery

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Try shooting a bow and arrow. Compound, long, and recurve bows will be available to try. Meet Don Litten, National Field Archery and US Archery instructor, at the Upper Beach Parking Lot for this fun program.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Blacksmith Shop

Blacksmith Shop

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Before we were a state park, this ironworks was used as a conduit for the Underground Railroad. Come and learn about charcoal, slag, and Caledonia’s role in the Civil War. This building witnessed General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia marching east on route 30 to the village of Gettysburg. This is open every Saturday until Labor Day weekend.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Breakfast in the Bush

Breakfast in the Bush

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Well, maybe not in the bush--but outside at least! Join the park naturalist for breakfast in the Big Pines picnic area. We'll enjoy a light morning "munch" as we listen to the sounds of the woods waking up. Then we'll stroll around the paved road loop to spy some birds or other critters. ***You bring your own coffee/tea/juice, and I'll supply the muffins and bagels.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

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Model Yacht Club racing events - must be a member of Chester Springs Model Yacht Club to participate

Saturday

August

01

2015

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

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This is an informal question and answer period and general chat session. Coffee, tea, and iced tea are provided, but please bring your own cup.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Cooperative Trout Nursery Bus Tour

Cooperative Trout Nursery Bus Tour

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

“Cooperative Trout Nursery Bus Tour”

7:00pm -8:30pm - Chappell’s Field - Adjacent to Family Campground

Everyone is welcome to meet the bus at Chappell’s Field to travel to the Blue Knob Cooperative Trout Nursery. The cooperative nursery is made possible by Pavia Sportsmen’s Club, Blue Knob State Park, and the PA Fish and Boat Commission. We will be learning about the importance of high water quality for the trout. Don’t miss your chance to feed thousands of trout.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Evening Lagoon by Pontoon

Evening Lagoon by Pontoon

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Enjoy the evening wildlife aboard the pontoon boat. Call 814-833-7424 to register starting every Monday at 10 AM for either of that week's Wednesday or Friday evening tours. Free.

Saturday

August

01

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

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The planned whitewater release dates are: August 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29*, 30*. September 5* & 6*. October 10-11**.

*Dependent on additional water accumulation in reservoir.

**The 9-12 October release is for both fishing and whitewater and will only occur if sufficient stored water is available.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Faces of the Moon

Faces of the Moon

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We will use binoculars to look at the features of the full moon and read Bob Crelin’s book, Faces of the Moon as we learn about different ways the moon has inspired wonder and magic for people of various cultures.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Friends of Ridley Creek Monthly Trail Day

Friends of Ridley Creek Monthly Trail Day

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Every month on the first Saturday of the month, the Friends of Ridley Creek are out taking care of the trails in their park. You are ever so welcome to join in at any time!

Saturday

August

01

2015

Full Blue Moon Hike

Full Blue Moon Hike

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We’ll ride a short trail in the moonlight. Meet at the Wheaton House. Free-will donation.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Full Moon Paddle

Full Moon Paddle

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Kayak under the light of the silvery moon. This program is for adults only who are experienced paddlers. Please wear waterproof clothing, water shoes and a fleece jacket. Program will be cancelled in the event of heavy wind or rain. Please bring a flashlight. Please call Alison at 570.676.0567 to register for this program and reserve a kayak for each person attending.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Fungi Presentation

Fungi Presentation

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Join Dr. Rick Bortnick af Delaware Valley College and Laura Weishaupt for a casual class all about fungi. Learn about the different roles fungi play in the ecosystem and why they are so important to forest ecology. The program will start in the Tuscarora State Park Visitor Center at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Following a slide presentation, the participants will venture outside to see and talk about fungi in their habitat. Bring a hand lens if you have one. Dress for the outdoors, wear sturdy shoes and bring a lunch. The class should be about four hours long. There is a $5.00 fee for the class and a maximum of 20 people may attend. You must register in advance by contacting Robin at 570-467-2506.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Incredible Insects Open House

Incredible Insects Open House

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Explore the world of insects and their creepy relatives! The center will be crawling with puzzles, games, displays, and make and take crafts for kids and their folks who are not bugged by arthropods. Meet at the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center. Kids under age 10 must bring a parent. Kids ages 4 to 13 can earn 1 hour toward their Discover E badge!

Saturday

August

01

2015

Mammal Match

Mammal Match

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Do you know what lives (and doesn’t live) in Pennsylvania? Test your knowledge with a mammal match using furs, skulls, and more.

Meet at Ice Mine

Saturday

August

01

2015

Moonlight Paddle

Moonlight Paddle

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A moonlight paddle on Laurel Hill Lake. Check out the rare BLUE MOON by canoe or kayak. It only happens every three years so don’t miss this one! Bring your own boat or register to use one of ours.

Registration is required, to register please call 814-352-8649.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Movie How to Train a Dragon 2

Movie How to Train a Dragon 2

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Grab the blankets, snacks and especially the family; come to Keystone State Park for the Friday night walk in movie. The park will be playing a variety of movies (PG or less) at the beach house. The movies will be shown on a projector screen outside on the lawn. So grab your blankets, chairs and make sure that you dress for the weather. But most importantly bring the whole family for a great time at the park. So, come early to grab a seat!
The times for the movies are at 8:30 pm, time may vary depending when it gets dark. Movies will not be shown in inclement weather.

We would like to thank the Beach House Volunteers and Family Videos of Latrobe for the movies that are shown.

Saturday

August

01

2015

On the Prowl with Bobcats

On the Prowl with Bobcats

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Bobcats have increased their populations dramatically in PA. Learn of their history in our state, as well as their management, life history, and distribution. By way of mounts, slides, demos, and video clips the facts surrounding our largest wild feline will be illustrated.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Phoenix 5K Race

Phoenix 5K Race

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Event details tba, please contact the Park Office with any questions.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Pine Grove Furnace Campout

Pine Grove Furnace Campout

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If your family is ready to try camping someplace wilder than your own backyard, why not spend the night sleeping under the stars at Pine Grove Furnace? This program is perfect for families who are new to camping, but have not actually camped with their tent. So dust off that tent that you have been storing and put it to good use. Here’s your chance to try camping with expert support provided! A campfire with s’mores, stargazing, and waking up to the dawn chorus of singing birds will complete the traditional camping experience. Limited space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The program cost is $10 for each participant over the age of 2. Toddlers 2 and younger are free. Registration is required by July 25. Call the park office to register or for more information: 717-486-7174.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Raccoon Run Trail

Raccoon Run Trail

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This is an old section of the Appalachian Trail from when the trail was re-routed to the top of Rocky Mountain ridge in 1989. We will walk past log cabins built during the 1930s when the Chestnut blight damaged our forests. Meet at the Blacksmith Shop for this three mile hike. This guided hike is offered every Saturday until Labor Day weekend.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Regatta at Lake Arthur

Regatta at Lake Arthur

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The Regatta at Lake Arthur is an annual 2-day regional event celebrated on Moraine State Park's South Shore the first weekend in August. Our 2015 event weekend is schedule for Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.; Sunday, August 2 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. 2015 marks our 17th event year, and we are excited to welcome you, your family, and your friends to come and see all that the Regatta has to offer.

There is no admission or parking charge and many Regatta events are FREE.

This annual event brings thousands of visitors each year to experience and enjoy the 3,225 acres of Lake Arthur with over 40 miles of scenic shoreline. The Regatta offers land and lake activities along with exciting new opportunities to enjoy the natural resources of the park (our 2014 event recorded over 9,500 visitors).

Our mission is to be the premiere, all-ages, eco-recreational event in the region. While we are nestled in the heart of Butler County, we welcome visitors from across the region and beyond. If you enjoy being active in the great outdoors, then this is a weekend you simply don't want to miss! Visit www.lakearthurregatta.org for more photos, details, and ways you can be involved.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Ridge Runners Volunteer Work Day

Ridge Runners Volunteer Work Day

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The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail is one of "the finest natural trails in Pennsylvania" and the Ridge Runners volunteer group invite you to come out and help keep it that way! The Runners generally meet at the Laurel Ridge SP maintenance building and fan out from there but call the Laurel Hill park office for details of a specific work day. 814.352.7238.

Saturday

August

01

2015

Woods Walk for Wee Ones

Woods Walk for Wee Ones

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**ages 3-5

Adults, bring your preschoolers for an easy walk in the woods. We'll use all our senses as wewalk along the trail.

Sunday

August

02

2015

"Marvelous Wild Mushrooms of Central PA" with Bill Russell

"Marvelous Wild Mushrooms of Central PA" with Bill Russell

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Pennsylvania is blessed with a great variety of wild mushrooms. We will discuss the edible, poisonous, and otherwise interesting species that are growing right now. Then we will head for the woods for a mushroom hunt, and learn about those we find.

Wentz Education Center

Sunday

August

02

2015

ATV Safety Classes

ATV Safety Classes

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~~ATV SAFETY CLASSES: Pennsylvania DCNR Safety Classes for ages 8-15 and the ATV Safety Institute Classes for ages 6 and up are now being scheduled. Contact the instructor, Robert Lioi at 412-264-3163 for information and to register for the class. Please do not contact the Park for information. There are no ATV trails in Raccoon Creek State Park; riding ATV’s in this State Park is prohibited except for the designated site during a scheduled class with a certified instructor. For laws and regulations pertaining to ATV’s, contact DCNR or visit the PA DCNR website www.visitPAparks.com.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Black Bears

Black Bears

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Pennsylvania’s black bears are some of our nation’s biggest black bears. Find out why as we investigate the science of these great bears!

Meet at Campground Amphitheater

Sunday

August

02

2015

Blacksmith Shop

Blacksmith Shop

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Thousands of confederates poured through this gap on the way to an obscure town called Gettysburg. Find out about Thaddeus Stevens and the hidden history of Caledonia Ironworks. The Blacksmith Shop will be open every Sunday from 2pm to 4pm until Labor Day weekend.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and Moths

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What has been fluttering at your night light? Can you tell the difference between a moth and a butterfly? Learn what makes each so special. Be ready to run and catch some evening insects; nets and field guides will be provided. After dark, we’ll check the “moth cloth” to see what fascinating species we’ve attracted. Bring a camera and your curiosity.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Eco Disc Golf

Eco Disc Golf

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Sunday, August 2, 2015

“Eco Disc Golf”

11:00am -2:00pm - Chappell’s Field - Adjacent to Family Campground

Don’t miss your chance to play a 9-hole round of disc golf and learn some eco facts along the way. We will have the course set up for you to come alone or bring family and friends for some friendly competition.

Sunday

August

02

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

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The planned whitewater release dates are: August 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29* &30*. September 5* & 6*. October 10-11**.

*Dependent on additional water accumulation in reservoir.

**The 9-12 October release is for both fishing and whitewater and will only occur if sufficient stored water is available.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market

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Every Sunday starting June 7 until September 27, 2015 there will be a Farmer’s Market in the beach parking lot at Keystone State Park. The hours are 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Venders are welcome and the cost to set up is $10 per table.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Fun times with Fungi’s

Fun times with Fungi’s

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Come along this 1.5 mile hike on the slightly intermediate Stone Lodge Trail. We will talk all about mushrooms because they’re such fungi’s! We will also collect a few specimens and try to identify which of the many species of mushrooms we have.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Girl Scout Duathlon

Girl Scout Duathlon

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The Duathlon is coming back to Presque Isle! Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania presents the 2015 Lake Erie Duathlon Sunday, August 2, 2015. This unique race format consists of a 5K run, followed by a 20K bike, then another 5K run, all at scenic Presque Isle State Park. The bike is one entire loop of the park. Athletes can compete as an individual or as a two-person relay team (one runner and one cyclist). Each entrant receives a high-quality race premium. All proceeds benefit Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania - the premier local leadership organization for girls. Contact phone is 1-800-248-3355 ext. 1427

Sunday

August

02

2015

Non-Denominational Church Service

Non-Denominational Church Service

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A Non-Denominational church service is held at the Keystone State Park Amphitheatre on Sunday’s. In case of rain the service is held at the James Kell Visitor Center. Refreshments served at 8:15 AM

Sunday

August

02

2015

Owl Prowl

Owl Prowl

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What makes owls such good night hunters? Join us at the campground amphitheater, with our guest speaker Rose-Anna Behr, for a short introduction to the species of owls found here at Pinchot Park and learn about their special adaptations. We will then venture out for a walk to see if we can hear or see any of our night time, feathered friends! Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight to use AFTER the program.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Paddling Skills - Learn how to Kayak!

Paddling Skills - Learn how to Kayak!

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Come to this user-friendly class for ages 12+ that will teach basic paddling skills. For first timers only please! Call the park at 814-695-6807 to register and prepay the $5.00 fee. Program fee applies if you bring your own kayak. Please notify park if you’re bringing your own kayak. Ages 18 and under must have parent present. Participants must present valid driver’s license to get a boat. All participants must wear provided life vest.

Boat rental building

Sunday

August

02

2015

Pontoon Boat Tours

Pontoon Boat Tours

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Join park staff for a relaxing and informative 45-minute pontoon boat tour of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir. Program is offered on selected Sundays of June, July, August and September. All ages and abilities welcome. Pre-registration is required. Program is free, but donations are accepted. Please call the Park Office & Wildlife Center at 814-647-8401 ext 101 to make a reservation.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Prairie Bloom Hikes

Prairie Bloom Hikes

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Summer time is prairie time at Jennings! Discover how the prairie formed at Jennings, why it remains, and discover the beautiful blooms of summer. No fee or registration is required

Sunday

August

02

2015

Presque Isle Lighthouse Tours

Presque Isle Lighthouse Tours

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Enjoy this historical tour on Saturdays or Sundays, 10 am to 4:00 pm. Sign up in person at the lighthouse to reserve a time. $5.00 donation recommended. Call 814-823-6190 for more.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Raccoon Nation

Raccoon Nation

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Is your trash can making raccoons smarter? Learn about this ever changing and adaptable critter during this “Nature” series video at the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Rapid Run Nature Trail: The Shrouded Forest

Rapid Run Nature Trail: The Shrouded Forest

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Join the park naturalist for a pleasant morning ramble around through the Rapid Run Natural Area. We will meet at the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center. An adult must accompany children under the age of 10.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Regatta at Lake Arthur

Regatta at Lake Arthur

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The Regatta at Lake Arthur is an annual 2-day regional event celebrated on Moraine State Park's South Shore the first weekend in August. Our 2015 event weekend is schedule for Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.; Sunday, August 2 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. 2015 marks our 17th event year, and we are excited to welcome you, your family, and your friends to come and see all that the Regatta has to offer.

There is no admission or parking charge and many Regatta events are FREE.

This annual event brings thousands of visitors each year to experience and enjoy the 3,225 acres of Lake Arthur with over 40 miles of scenic shoreline. The Regatta offers land and lake activities along with exciting new opportunities to enjoy the natural resources of the park (our 2014 event recorded over 9,500 visitors).

Our mission is to be the premiere, all-ages, eco-recreational event in the region. While we are nestled in the heart of Butler County, we welcome visitors from across the region and beyond. If you enjoy being active in the great outdoors, then this is a weekend you simply don't want to miss! Visit www.lakearthurregatta.org for more photos, details, and ways you can be involved.

Sunday

August

02

2015

Wildlife Rehab

Wildlife Rehab

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Angie and Shane from Second Chance wildlife will tell us about their work, and introduce us to some of the small critters they have rescued.

Monday

August

03

2015

Friends of Mt. Pisgah State Park meeting

Friends of Mt. Pisgah State Park meeting

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Monthly meeting to discuss park business and events. Open to the public, please join us!

Monday

August

03

2015

Journaling through Nature

Journaling through Nature

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CONSERVATION LEADERSHIP - Youth 12-17 yrs. Join us as we take our observational skills outdoors to explore, sketch, and document life in woodlands, meadows, and wetlands. Nature journaling is fun and gives youth a chance to slow down, connect to nature, harness their creative energies into organized thoughts, and develop a love of writing and art! Call Judy at:(570)477-7780 to register.

Monday

August

03

2015

Kids Summer Camp 2015

Kids Summer Camp 2015

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Summer Camp Sessions are held June through August for ages 5 to 16+

June 29th through August 21st 2015

Morning, Afternoon and all day options for aspiring young artists ages 5 through teen

Painting, Drawing, Mosaics, Glass, Pottery, Fiber, Photography and Much More to Explore!

Monday

August

03

2015

The Bear Out There

The Bear Out There

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Join professional tracker John Hechler and share his extensive knowledge of Black Bear.

Tuesday

August

04

2015

DiscoverE Camp - Penn's Adventurers (ages 10, 11 &12)

DiscoverE Camp - Penn's Adventurers (ages 10, 11 &12)

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Join Alison for three fun-filled days of outdoor activities! We'll kayak, explore a stream, learn how to tie knots and make a shelter, and go backpacking. Please call Alison to register for this program at 570.676-0567.

Tuesday

August

04

2015

Journaling through Nature

Journaling through Nature

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CONSERVATION LEADERSHIP - Youth 12-17 yrs. Join us as we take our observational skills outdoors to explore, sketch, and document life in woodlands, meadows, and wetlands. Nature journaling is fun and gives youth a chance to slow down, connect to nature, harness their creative energies into organized thoughts, and develop a love of writing and art! Call Judy at:(570)477-7780 to register.

Tuesday

August

04

2015

Tues Night Bass Fishing Tournaments

Tues Night Bass Fishing Tournaments

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bass fishing tournaments

Tuesday

August

04

2015

York County Bass Anglers Bass Tournament

York County Bass Anglers Bass Tournament

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York County Bass Anglers is sponsoring a bass tournament on Pinchot Lake.

Wednesday

August

05

2015

DiscoverE Camp - Penn's Adventurers (ages 10, 11 &12)

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Join Alison for three fun-filled days of outdoor activities! We'll kayak, explore a stream, learn how to tie knots and make a shelter, and go backpacking. Please call Alison to register for this program at 570.676-0567.

Wednesday

August

05

2015

DiscoverE Day Camp for ages 9-12

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DiscoverE 2015 Summer Day Camps at Moraine State Park

Penn’s Adventurers

9 to 12 year olds are invited to become Penn's Adventurers as we build outdoor skills using our natural resources and encourage healthy experiences and build knowledge of the outdoors. Sessions occur on three Wednesdays, August 5, 12, and 19, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM each day (bring a pack lunch). Cost for the program series is $15.00, payable to “Commonwealth of PA” at time of registration.

DiscoverE is a series of exciting outdoor programs for young people ages 4-12 provided by Pennsylvania State Parks. DiscoverE makes every day an adventure, every state park a new, wondrous experience! Registration for all ages opens May 29 by calling 724 368-3612 between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM and speaking with one of our educators. Registration is limited. Costs are for the program series and payable by check to “Commonwealth of PA” at the time of registration.

Moraine State Park will offer DiscoverE programs for three different age groups.

Wednesday

August

05

2015

DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers: Going Batty

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DiscoverE!: Outdoor Explorers is a program for children ages 6-8 who enjoy learning about the environment. The theme for this year’s session is “Bats”. Explore the myths and facts surrounding our only flying mammal! Learn about bat ecology and what we can do to help our local bat populations through fun and engaging activities and crafts.

Children who complete all three sessions will receive the Outdoor Explorers badge and certificate at the end of session Bat Count on August 8th. Parents/Guardians are welcome at any of the programs, and are invited to attend the Bat Count.

There is a $10.00 one time fee for this event and pre-registration is required. Registration will close on July 29th, 2015. If a minimum of four registrations have not been received by close of registration, the event will be cancelled. Registrations can be made online or by calling the park office at (717)-637-2816.

Wednesday

August

05

2015

DiscoverE Penn's Adventurers Ages 9-12

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"Survival Skills" - Preteens will learn several survival skills each week such as building a shelter, learning to navigate, knot tying, animal tracks and many more. They will also take part in the Hug-A-Tree safety program.

Registration begins April 8th and can be made by calling Jennings at 724-794-6011. Prepayment is REQUIRED by June 8th.

Wednesday

August

05

2015

PA Mammals

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You have a furry friend in Pennsylvania! Mammals are the focus of this hands-on program, with lots of specimens and skins to pass around.

Wednesday

August

05

2015

Teacher Workshop: Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants

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Are you interested in bringing the outdoors into your classroom? During this workshop, educators will learn the proper techniques for basic plant identification, collection, and preparation of edible and medicinal plants. Nutritional value, safety concerns, and ideas for botanical studies in the classroom and schoolyard will also be discussed. Cost $115. To register, visit the Beaver County Intermediate Unit https://www.edulinkinc.com/iu27registration/ and use “Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants” in Title/Keyword Search Box.

Wednesday

August

05

2015

Women in the Wilds Committee Meeting

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Join members of our Women in the Wilds Committee as we make our final preparations for our annual Women in the Wilds event. Volunteers are needed to label, sort and organize!

Thursday

August

06

2015

DiscoverE Camp - Penn's Adventurers (ages 10, 11 &12)

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Join Alison for three fun-filled days of outdoor activities! We'll kayak, explore a stream, learn how to tie knots and make a shelter, and go backpacking. Please call Alison to register for this program at 570.676-0567.

Thursday

August

06

2015

DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers: Going Batty

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DiscoverE!: Outdoor Explorers is a program for children ages 6-8 who enjoy learning about the environment. The theme for this year’s session is “Bats”. Explore the myths and facts surrounding our only flying mammal! Learn about bat ecology and what we can do to help our local bat populations through fun and engaging activities and crafts.

Children who complete all three sessions will receive the Outdoor Explorers badge and certificate at the end of session Bat Count on August 8th. Parents/Guardians are welcome at any of the programs, and are invited to attend the Bat Count.

There is a $10.00 one time fee for this event and pre-registration is required. Registration will close on July 29th, 2015. If a minimum of four registrations have not been received by close of registration, the event will be cancelled. Registrations can be made online or by calling the park office at (717)-637-2816.

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August

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2015

DiscoverE Penn's Adventurers

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Penn Adventurers is part of the Bureau of State Parks DiscoverE series for children. This three night series is for ages 9-12, and we will be investigating herptology, the study of reptiles and amphibians.

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2015

Erie Communications Volleyball League

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The ECVL is a co-ed 6-on-6 volleyball league that plays on Thursday nights at the Beach 6 volleyball courts. Find us on Facebook under "Erie Beach Volleyball"

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2015

Evening Lagoon by Pontoon

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Enjoy the evening wildlife in the lagoons aboard the pontoon boat. Call 814-833-7424 to register starting every Monday at 10:00 AM for that either of that week's Wednesday or Friday evening tours. Free.

Thursday

August

06

2015

Family Fishing

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Go on, take the bait! We'll lend you a rod, reel and bait to fish the S.M.A.R.T. way in this catch and release program. No license needed!

Thursday

August

06

2015

Family Fishing Fun

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Join Ranger Lewandowski and Park Conservation Volunteers and learn basic fishing skills such as casting, baiting, knot tying, and taking a fish off a hook. FREE EQUIPMENT & BAIT PROVIDED! NO FISHING LICENSES REQUIRED! This program is sponsored by the State Park and the PA Fish & Boat Commission. Donations are gladly accepted, but the program is FREE! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the beach. Registration is required: 570-894-8336 or email tobyhannasp@pa.gov.

Thursday

August

06

2015

Friends of Nockamixon State Park Monthly Meeting

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Come join the Friends for their monthly meeting. Learn about projects they are working on and how you can help. They meet at the Education Center- park in Lot 12 and follow the trail to the Education Center.

Thursday

August

06

2015

Growing Up WILD!

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This program will be held on the first Thursday of each month! (with the exception of May)

Don’t let your young children miss out on nature! Bring them out to this interactive program designed for children ages 3-5 years old. Each month a new topic will be explored via a variety of basic crafts, stories, short walks and nature games which could take place inside or outside. Dress for the weather! Please pre-register by calling the Environmental Learning Center at 814-625-9369. Meet at the

Environmental Learning Center 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

1/1 January: In the Snow - A wild winter walk, animal tracking and signs

2/5 February: Amazing mammals - groundhogs, chipmunks, bears

3/5 March: Salamanders and frogs

4/2 April: Seeds & Plants growing together

May: (No program due to school field trips. Please attend Bald Eagle Birding Day on Saturday, May 9!)

6/4 June: Pond safari

7/2 July: Symbols, Native American stories

8/6 August: Camping and boating adventure

9/3 September: Insects

10/1 October: Leaves and trees

11/5 November: Winter survival

12/3 December: White tailed deer & animal ornament art

Thursday

August

06

2015

Teacher Workshop: Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants

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Are you interested in bringing the outdoors into your classroom? During this workshop, educators will learn the proper techniques for basic plant identification, collection, and preparation of edible and medicinal plants. Nutritional value, safety concerns, and ideas for botanical studies in the classroom and schoolyard will also be discussed. Cost $115. To register, visit the Beaver County Intermediate Unit https://www.edulinkinc.com/iu27registration/ and use “Edible and Medicinal Wild Plants” in Title/Keyword Search Box.

Thursday

August

06

2015

Throwback Thursday - Shelter

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Learn some basic primitive shelters you can create pretty easily with a little know-how. Meet in the park office classroom.

Friday

August

07

2015

Christmas in August Weekend

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Christmas is in the campground this weekend! Santa will visit on Saturday, August 8. He'll start with a tour of the campground, then head to the amphitheater at 5:00 pm to give out treats to all the kids. There will be door prizes for the adults. Christmas in August is sponsored by the Friends of Prince Gallitzin.

Friday

August

07

2015

DiscoverE Outdoor Explorers: Going Batty

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DiscoverE!: Outdoor Explorers is a program for children ages 6-8 who enjoy learning about the environment. The theme for this year’s session is “Bats”. Explore the myths and facts surrounding our only flying mammal! Learn about bat ecology and what we can do to help our local bat populations through fun and engaging activities and crafts.

Children who complete all three sessions will receive the Outdoor Explorers badge and certificate at the end of session Bat Count on August 8th. Parents/Guardians are welcome at any of the programs, and are invited to attend the Bat Count.

There is a $10.00 one time fee for this event and pre-registration is required. Registration will close on July 29th, 2015. If a minimum of four registrations have not been received by close of registration, the event will be cancelled. Registrations can be made online or by calling the park office at (717)-637-2816.

Friday

August

07

2015

Kayak Demo Days with Tussey Mountain Outfitters

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Demo Days is an excellent FREE way to discover the sport of kayaking. TMO staff will be available to give tips on paddling and provide additional information on kayaks. Youth, ages 10-14, participating in the demo are only allowed in canoes with an adult. Meet at the Beach Area 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Friday

August

07

2015

Little Learners of Laurel Hill

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This program is designed for pre-school aged children (3 to 5 years of age) and their parents. Each session will include a story, outdoor exploration and a craft.

**Registration is Required**

**To register please call, 814-352-8649**

Friday

August

07

2015

Little Learners of Laurel Hill

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This program is designed for pre-school aged children (3 to 5 years of age) and their parents. Each session will include a story, outdoor exploration and a craft.

**Registration is required**

**To register please call, 814-352-8649**

Friday

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07

2015

Pennsylvania Songbirds Workshop

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This workshop will introduce you to the wonderful world of birds, along with a great resource to use in your classrooms!

Friday

August

07

2015

Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race

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The 18th annual Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race attracts nearly 2,000 triathletes from the Pittsburgh area and across the United States. This year, it will be centered in Point State Park.

Schedule of activities:

Event Expo

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 6:00 am to 12:00 pm

Race Day

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Sprint Triathlon starts at 6:45 am

Adventure Race starts at 7:15 am

Sunday, August 9, 2015

International Triathlon starts at 6:45 am

For more information and to register to race, go to: http://friendsoftheriverfront.org/triathlon/

Saturday

August

08

2015

Attack the Gap 10K Run

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Join runners from around the region for the Attack the Gap 10K Choice, Trail and Road Mountain Race. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. in the Environmental Education building parking lot. The race, which begins at 7:30 a.m., starts and ends at the Cameron/Masland mansion. Runners will proceed down the mountain to a split where runners can decide to run down the trail and back up the road or down the road and back up the trail. Trophies and medals will be presented in various categories. 50% of proceeds will go to the American Youth Foundation and the remainder to the Friends of Kings Gap for projects at the state park.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Bats about Bats

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Explore the nocturnal world of our only flying mammal. After a brief lecture and a batty game, we'll search for bats.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Blacksmith Shop

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Before we were a state park, this ironworks was used as a conduit for the Underground Railroad. Come and learn about charcoal, slag, and Caledonia’s role in the Civil War. This building witnessed General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia marching east on route 30 to the village of Gettysburg. This is open every Saturday until Labor Day weekend.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Coffee Break

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This is an informal question and answer period and general chat session. Coffee, tea, and iced tea are provided, but please bring your own cup.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Dutch Oven Cooking

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Whether you are thinking about getting your first dutch oven, or have been heating up the iron for decades, come and see what Phil and Rita are cooking up. Phil is ready to share his camping and scout cooking experiences as well as a taste of what is in the pot.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Edible Wild Plant Workshop

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During this workshop, attendees will learn to properly identify a variety of summer edible plants and poisonous plants. Participants will also forage and learn about past usages as edibles. Registration required by August 2. To register for this free workshop, email Patrick Adams at paadams@pa.gov

Saturday

August

08

2015

Evening Lagoon by Pontoon

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Enjoy the evening wildlife aboard the pontoon boat. Call 814-833-7424 to register starting every Monday at 10 AM for either of that week's Wednesday or Friday evening tours. Free.

Saturday

August

08

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

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The planned whitewater release dates are: August 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29* & 30*. September 5* & 6*. October 10-11**.

*Dependent on additional water accumulation in reservoir.

**The 9-12 October release is for both fishing and whitewater and will only occur if sufficient stored water is available.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Friends of Colonel Denning Monthly Volunteer Day

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There's always a work project at the park on the second Saturday of the month beginning in April. This hard-working crew raises a TON of money for the park cutting and selling a TON of firewood. Bring your hatchet and help out! Call the park office at 717.776.5272 for details on where they're working this month!

Saturday

August

08

2015

Friends of Ohiopyle Monthly Volunteer Day

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Every month (usually the first Saturday but check the calendar), the Friends of Ohiopyle head out for trail work, plantings, invasives attacks and other necessary and rewarding volunteer pursuits. Why not join them?

Saturday

August

08

2015

Friends of Oil Creek Biathlon

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Every year this event gets a little bit larger! Shooting and running are an interesting combination and whether you're a first-timer or an experienced athlete, this is a great competition. The Friends of Oil Creek website provides all the details of registration. All proceeds benefit the park!

Saturday

August

08

2015

Giving Pond Paddle (Afternoon)

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Pre-registration is necessary: Please use the blue registration button to sign up.

Program Location: Giving Pond Recreation Area, 1125 River Rd. (PA-32), Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

Come join Delaware Canal State Park staff for a two hour paddle. Learn paddling basics and spend time touring the Giving Pond Recreation area. We'll listen and wach for wildlife and learn about the natural history of the area.

Requested donation of $10 per paddler. Use of a canoe or kayak, paddles, and life jackets provided. Program may be cancelled or altered due to weather conditions.

Canoes, single, and tandem kayaks will be available. If you wish to specify your boat preference, please let us know when you register.

E-mail Katie Martens at kmartens@pa.gov with any questions.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Insect Safari

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Families with children ages 6 and up can join the park naturalist in searching for insects, spiders, and other "mini beasts". All equipment provided.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Introduction to Geocaching

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This is an introductory course to geocaching. You will learn the basics of using a GPS unit to mark a waypoint and then use it to find a pre-set waypoint. Then enjoy this hi-tech treasure hunt as you try to locate more caches. A limited number of GPS units are available for use. Meet at the amphitheater.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Live Reptile Show!

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Join Peter Mackevich from Pocono Snake and Animal Farm and meet his wide selection of live reptiles (including a live rattlesnake!).

Saturday

August

08

2015

Mad About Mushrooms

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Is there fungus among us? You bet! Join local mushroom expert Bill Russell as he takes us on a hike to look for wild mushrooms. Learn some of the identifiers to help avoid poisonous varieties, and which are flavorful to eat.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Movie Mr. Poppers Penguins

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Grab the blankets, snacks and especially the family; come to Keystone State Park for the Friday night walk in movie. The park will be playing a variety of movies (PG or less) at the beach house. The movies will be shown on a projector screen outside on the lawn. So grab your blankets, chairs and make sure that you dress for the weather. But most importantly bring the whole family for a great time at the park. So, come early to grab a seat!
The times for the movies are at 8:30 pm, time may vary depending when it gets dark. Movies will not be shown in inclement weather.

We would like to thank the Beach House Volunteers and Family Videos of Latrobe for the movies that are shown.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Muddy Creek Oil Field

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Bring the family to see an operating antique oil field with a 100 year old Bessemer engine and museum. Guided nature walks at 2 p.m.!

Located in Moraine State Park off the 528 exit at 300 Park Road. Follow the signs or call 724-285-5618 for directions. Call 724-285-5618 or check our website at 3mjc.org or the 3mjc Facebook page for more information.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Music in the Gap

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Bring a chair or blanket and join us for the 2nd Annual Summer Concert Series. All concerts will be held at the Park Amphitheater from 6PM-8PM weather permitting. For more information, contact the Cowans Gap State Park Office at (717) 485-3948

Saturday

August

08

2015

Nature Photography Scavenger Hunt

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Come on out and explore the park with a Nature Photography Scavenger Hunt. Learn the basics of using a camera for nature photography and then have fun exploring the park. Enjoy capturing the beautiful views during the photographic scavenger hunt. Great fun for all ages. A limited number of park cameras are available for the program or bring your own. Those who borrow a park camera will be able to take their pictures home on a disk. Cameras will be available on a first come basis. Meet at the Buck Hill Amphitheater.

Saturday

August

08

2015

No Boundaries Fitness Boot Camp

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No Boundaries Fitness will be conducting a Boot camp one Saturday each month from June until August starting at 10:30 AM. We will meet at the bulletin board in front of the beach and from there you will have one or more personal trainers take you on a journey that will be a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core and functional movements. Classes will be 1 hour in length and will cost $10 per session. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to class to go over details of the workout being done that day. Learn more at: www.nbfit.net

Saturday

August

08

2015

Oil Creek State Park Summer Biathlon

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Join the Friends of Oil Creek State Park For their 10th Summer Biathlon. Field is limited to first 80 registrants with the first 60 guaranteed race shirts. We are also looking for volunteers and sponsors to help with the event. To register or find additional info for the event contact www.friendsocsp.org

Saturday

August

08

2015

Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race

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The 18th annual Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race attracts nearly 2,000 triathletes from the Pittsburgh area and across the United States. This year, it will be centered in Point State Park.

Schedule of activities:

Event Expo

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 6:00 am to 12:00 pm

Race Day

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Sprint Triathlon starts at 6:45 am

Adventure Race starts at 7:15 am

Sunday, August 9, 2015

International Triathlon starts at 6:45 am

For more information and to register to race, go to: http://friendsoftheriverfront.org/triathlon/

Saturday

August

08

2015

Primitive Campsites

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***ages 6-13

Young people will be challenged to build a shelter, a tool or weapon, and to set up a mock campsite using only materials found in the forest.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Raccoon Run Trail

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This is an old section of the Appalachian Trail from when the trail was re-routed to the top of Rocky Mountain ridge in 1989. We will walk past log cabins built during the 1930s when the Chestnut blight damaged our forests. Meet at the Blacksmith Shop for this three mile hike. This guided hike is offered every Saturday until Labor Day weekend.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Schoolhouse Days

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See what it was like to attend a one-room schoolhouse at Black Moshannon. Find out some of the lumber history of the area, and play games from the late 1800's. Meet at the one-room schoolhouse by the camp store.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Women in the Wilds - SOLD OUT

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In less than 3 weeks, Women in the Wilds is SOLD OUT!

Do you love the outdoors, but can't find time to enjoy it? Join 250 women at our annual Women in the Wilds Event! This is your opportunity to try something new and exciting amongst other women, (re)discover new hobbies and network.

Saturday

August

08

2015

Yoga on the Beach

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Come join us for a gentle all abilities class at the swimming area. New to yoga? Great! If you can breathe, you can do yoga. Got kids? Bring them along too! They can participate or play together in the sand. Donations accepted to help with park education programs. Park will announce cancellation via Facebook in case of inclement weather. Contact Sharon Green at yogamovesu@yahoo.com with questions. See you there!

Meet on the Beach

Sunday

August

09

2015

Blacksmith Shop

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Thousands of confederates poured through this gap on the way to an obscure town called Gettysburg. Find out about Thaddeus Stevens and the hidden history of Caledonia Ironworks. The Blacksmith Shop will be open every Sunday from 2pm to 4pm until Labor Day weekend.

Sunday

August

09

2015

Car Show

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Join us for the First Annual Friends of Keystone State Park Car Show, near the park’s pavilion #1, for incredible cars, fantastic food and a great time! All proceeds from this event will support projects and events at Keystone State Park, through the Friends of Keystone State Park. The rain date is August 17, 2014.

Sunday

August

09

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

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The planned whitewater release dates are: August 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29* & 30*. September 5* & 6*. October 10-11**.

*Dependent on additional water accumulation in reservoir.

**The 9-12 October release is for both fishing and whitewater and will only occur if sufficient stored water is available.

Sunday

August

09

2015

Famer's Market

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Every Sunday starting June 7 until September 27, 2015 there will be a Farmer’s Market in the beach parking lot at Keystone State Park. The hours are 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Venders are welcome and the cost to set up is $10 per table.

Sunday

August

09

2015

Field to Studio: Artwork of Mark Klingler

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NEW! Did you ever see wildlife artwork in a museum? Ever wonder how it was created? Join us for a program where you will meet with Scientific Illustrator Mark A. Klingler, an award-winning artist at Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, PA. He has collaborated with scientists for nearly 30 years to visually interpret the stories of newly discovered species as well as extinct creatures from the past.

Sunday

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09

2015

Folksongs in the Forest

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*Bring a friend and get ready for a great time as singer/songwriter Jay Smar entertains with songs of the coal mines, the railroads, and local folklore.

Sunday

August

09

2015

Going Batty Bat Count

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Join the DiscoverE: Outdoor Explorers and a park naturalist to learn about monitoring bat populations. Be a citizen scientist and help us collect data on our bat population. Bring a flashlight and a blanket or chair. Meet at the Swimming Pool Parking Lot.

Sunday

August

09

2015

Life In The Moshannon Valley In The 1700's

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Join guest speaker Joe Harding for this interesting look at what it was like to live in the Moshannon Valley in the 1700's. Find out what people had to do to survive. See if you can get a spark with the flint and steel. Meet at the Amphitheater in the lower campground. If it is raining, program will be moved to the Environmental Learing Center.

Sunday

August

09

2015

Marsh Creek Sailing Club

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Sailing Club races - must be a member of the Marsh Creek Sailing Club to participate

Sunday

August

09

2015

Non-Denominational Church Service

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A Non-Denominational church service is held at the Keystone State Park Amphitheatre on Sunday’s. In case of rain the service is held at the James Kell Visitor Center. Refreshments served at 8:15 AM

Sunday

August

09

2015

Open Water Swim

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No Boundaries Fitness and American Adventure Sports will be conducting an open swim at Keystone State Park every One Sunday of every month. It will be held from May thru August. Safety boats will be in the lake while swimmers are in the water. The swim will last about 1 hour each session starting at 10:00am and at 11:00 am. The swim will start at the beach and go towards the boat rental and back for a 1 mile loop. The cost of the swim is $10 help pay for park fees and boat rentals. Please come ½ hour early before your time slot for a pre-swim meeting that last about 15 minutes. Learn more at: www.nbfit.net

Sunday

August

09

2015

Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race

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The 18th annual Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race attracts nearly 2,000 triathletes from the Pittsburgh area and across the United States. This year, it will be centered in Point State Park.

Schedule of activities:

Event Expo

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 6:00 am to 12:00 pm

Race Day

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Sprint Triathlon starts at 6:45 am

Adventure Race starts at 7:15 am

Sunday, August 9, 2015

International Triathlon starts at 6:45 am

For more information and to register to race, go to: http://friendsoftheriverfront.org/triathlon/

Sunday

August

09

2015

Pontoon Boat Rides

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Enjoy a ride on the pontoon boat. PFD's will be provided. This is a first come, first serve program due to limited seats. Age limit-4 years and older. Meet at Boat Launch #1. Donations will be accepted.

11:00 am- Great Blue Heron

1:00 pm- Engineers of Black Moshannon Lake (Beavers)

2:00 pm- Dragons and Damsels

The 2:00 pm ride on July 26, August 2, and August 16 is Look At The Lake.

Sunday

August

09

2015

Presque Isle Lighthouse Tours

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Enjoy this historical tour on Saturdays or Sundays, 10 am to 4:00 pm. Sign up in person at the lighthouse to reserve a time. $5.00 donation recommended. Call 814-823-6190 for more.

Sunday

August

09

2015

Stargazing at Blue Knob

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It’s that time of year when the Perseids Meteor Shower puts on its annual show. Come out to the park for a rare opportunity to watch the sky for “Shooting Stars”. While we wait and watch, learn more about meteors and meteor showers and learn how to find key constellations. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair to sit on and wear comfortable clothes. Bring insect repellent for a more enjoyable evening. Bring a flashlight, but please keep it off during the program. No flashlights during the program. Meet at Chappels Field across from the campground entrance.

Sunday

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Sunday Brunch

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Friends of Shikellamy State Park Sunday Brunch. Muci by Kimbo and Bryan, food by Townside Cafe

Sunday

August

09

2015

Timber Rattlesnake

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Retired biology teacher Alan Puskar will provide a complete look at the state’s largest venomous reptile. Using live rattlesnakes and other artifacts, he will provide factual information about this misunderstood reptile.

Sunday

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09

2015

Wild Edibles

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Join Debbie Naha, a Naturalist with an undergraduate degree in Biology, and a Master's degree in Food and Nutrition from New York University, as she leads us through a discussion of local wild edibles. We will then forage for some wild edibles in our campground, and see what tasty treats we can find!

Monday

August

10

2015

Beach Yoga

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Combination of meditation, poses,stretches and relaxation. Also, focus on breathing. For beginners and experienced.

For more information call Kathy Smith at 814-392-4756

Monday

August

10

2015

Fitness is Freedom Paddle

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Fitness is Freedom: When you are more fit you are free to do the things that make you Happy.

This paddle program will include an introduciton to safety and basic paddling skills and then we will explore Lake Wilhelm. You can expect to find eagles, osprey, great blue heron, and a wide variety of waterfowl as we glide around the lake.

Wear water shoes and be prepared to get your feet wet.

A small number of kayaks will be available for use for first time paddlers.

Registration is required.

To sign up contact Crystal at (724) 253-4833.

Monday

August

10

2015

Kids Summer Camp 2015

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Summer Camp Sessions are held June through August for ages 5 to 16+

June 29th through August 21st 2015

Morning, Afternoon and all day options for aspiring young artists ages 5 through teen

Painting, Drawing, Mosaics, Glass, Pottery, Fiber, Photography and Much More to Explore!

Tuesday

August

11

2015

Library Story Time

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Come out and listen to a nature story read by a local librarian, and then join the park naturalist for a nature activity based on the story we just heard!

Tuesday

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11

2015

Ocean Connections

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PENN'S ADVENTURERS - Youth 9-12 yrs. Join us for some creative fun as we do some underwater exploration to learn the importance of clean water. Call Judy at: (570)477-7780 to register.

Tuesday

August

11

2015

Pond Study

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Prepare to get wet! We'll collect pond organisms and create our own food web, then release them. Please wear water shoes or shoes that can get wet. All equipment provided.

Tuesday

August

11

2015

Red Oak Trail Hike

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Take a two mile hike on a little known and lovely trail, the Red Oak Trail, identifying plants and animals we find along the way. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water.

Tuesday

August

11

2015

Tues Night Bass Fishing Tournaments

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bass fishing tournaments

Tuesday

August

11

2015

York County Bass Anglers Bass Tournament

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York County Bass Anglers is sponsoring a bass tournament on Pinchot Lake.

Wednesday

August

12

2015

Bradford County Youth Field Day Meeting

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Join the Bradford County Youth Field Day Committee as we make our final preparations for YFD on August 22, 2015

Wednesday

August

12

2015

DiscoverE Day Camp for ages 9-12

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DiscoverE 2015 Summer Day Camps at Moraine State Park

Penn’s Adventurers

9 to 12 year olds are invited to become Penn's Adventurers as we build outdoor skills using our natural resources and encourage healthy experiences and build knowledge of the outdoors. Sessions occur on three Wednesdays, August 5, 12, and 19, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM each day (bring a pack lunch). Cost for the program series is $15.00, payable to “Commonwealth of PA” at time of registration.

DiscoverE is a series of exciting outdoor programs for young people ages 4-12 provided by Pennsylvania State Parks. DiscoverE makes every day an adventure, every state park a new, wondrous experience! Registration for all ages opens May 29 by calling 724 368-3612 between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM and speaking with one of our educators. Registration is limited. Costs are for the program series and payable by check to “Commonwealth of PA” at the time of registration.

Moraine State Park will offer DiscoverE programs for three different age groups.

Wednesday

August

12

2015

Hiking Series #8

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TRAIL: SGL 141 - Tank Hollow OverlookLENGTH: 4 milesTERRAIN: more difficultMEET: Behrens Road off PA-903

Wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring water. Free. No registration required. Pets must be friendly, well-behaved, and on a leash.

For more information, call or email Nescopeck State Park: 570-403-2006, nescopecksp@pa.gov

Wednesday

August

12

2015

Little Falls Hike

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What is your watershed address? We'll hike the gorgeous Little Falls Trail to find out and set our walnut shell boats adrift. Hike is a moderately difficult 1/2 mile. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water.

Wednesday

August

12

2015

Mid-Atlantic Multi Sport Open Water Swim Series

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Open Water Swim Series - skills clinic and open water training - must be preregistered with Mid-Atlantic Multi Sport for these events

Wednesday

August

12

2015

Ocean Connections

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PENN'S ADVENTURERS - Youth 9-12 yrs. Join us for some creative fun as we do some underwater exploration to learn the importance of clean water. Call Judy at: (570)477-7780 to register.

Thursday

August

13

2015

DiscoverE: Around the Pond!

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Children ages 4-5 are invited to join in this fun program about pond life! Enjoy a story, craft, and other activities as we discover the kinds of creatures that call a pond home. This DiscoverE program will be held outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Registration is requested for this program. To sign up your child, please call Beth Garner at 814-674-1000 x105. Meet at the pavilion at Pickerel Pond.

Thursday

August

13

2015

Erie Communications Volleyball League

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The ECVL is a co-ed 6-on-6 volleyball league that plays on Thursday nights at the Beach 6 volleyball courts. Find us on Facebook under "Erie Beach Volleyball"

Thursday

August

13

2015

Evening Lagoon by Pontoon

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Enjoy the evening wildlife in the lagoons aboard the pontoon boat. Call 814-833-7424 to register starting every Monday at 10:00 AM for that either of that week's Wednesday or Friday evening tours. Free.

Thursday

August

13

2015

Family Fishing Fun

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Join Ranger Lewandowski and Park Conservation Volunteers and learn basic fishing skills such as casting, baiting, knot tying, and taking a fish off a hook. FREE EQUIPMENT & BAIT PROVIDED! NO FISHING LICENSES REQUIRED! This program is sponsored by the State Park and the PA Fish & Boat Commission. Donations are gladly accepted, but the program is FREE! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the beach. Registration is required: 570-894-8336 or email tobyhannasp@pa.gov.

Thursday

August

13

2015

Family Paddle

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Bring the tribe on a kayak adventure! Program is for ages 10 and up. Please wear water shoes, waterproof clothing, a hat, sunscreen and bring water. Program will be cancelled in the event of heavy wind or rain. Please call Alison at 570.676.0567 to reserve a kayak for each person registered.

Thursday

August

13

2015

Homeschool Day - Astronomy

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Discover the wonders of space through discussion and activites. This program is designed for homeschool children ages 7-17. Must pre-register with the park office before Aug 10th at (717)485-3948 or NRCowansEEPrograms@state.pa.us .

Thursday

August

13

2015

Homeschool Day - Astronomy

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Discover the wonders of space through discussion and activites. This program is designed for homeschool children ages 7-17. Must pre-register with the park office before Aug 10th at (717)485-3948 or NRCowansEEPrograms@state.pa.us .

Thursday

August

13

2015

Overlook Concert

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Friends of Shikellamy State Park Overlook Concert. Music by Farley/Tarin Band. Vintner: Shade Mountain Winery

Thursday

August

13

2015

Perseids Meteor Paddle

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Enjoy watching the Perseids Meteor Shower while paddling on the lake. Pre-registration is required. Some kayaks and canoes are available for you to borrow or bring your own. Pre-register through this calendar, email blackmoshannonee@pa.gov, or call 814-342-5960. There is not a charge for this program. The boats that are available have a 250 pound weight limit.

Thursday

August

13

2015

Perseids Paddle

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Take a night paddle under the Perseid Meteor Shower! This program is for adults 16 years and older who are experienced kayakers. Please wear water shoes, waterproof clothing and a fleece jacket. Program will be cancelled in the event of heavy wind or rain. Please call Alison at 570.676.0567 to register for this program and reserve a kayak for each person registered.

Thursday

August

13

2015

Searching for Sasquatch

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Does Bigfoot live in the Pennsylvania backwoods? Learn how to read the secret signs that animals leave behind to answer that question! Hike is a moderately difficult 1.5 miles. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water.

Thursday

August

13

2015

Silver Series - Geocaching

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Are you enjoying you looking for a guided hike at a slower pace or a leisurely paddle on the lake? Join us for the monthly outdoor recreation Silver Series. The Silver Series consists of outdoor recreation programs designed for participants that wish to enjoy the outdoors in many ways. This month’s activity is the hi-tech treasure hunt known as geocaching. We will learn the basics of using a recreational grade GPS unit and then find a geocache. Meet at the Picnic Area #2. No pre-registration is required. Equipment is provided on a first come basis.

Thursday

August

13

2015

Throwback Thursday - Bolas

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So, how does one throw a boleadoras? Come and learn with our tennis ball bolas. Meet in the park office classroom.

Friday

August

14

2015

Kayaking: Level One

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Hour long introductory course aimed at folks who never kayaked before. Participants will learn kayak terminology and basic paddle skills before heading out on 9-acre Lake Frances.

Registration is mandantory for this program (570) 403-2006.

Ages 9 & up.

$5/person.

Wear shoes that can get wet.

Friday

August

14

2015

Kayaking: Level Two

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This program expands upon basic kayak skills and focuses on self-rescue and boat-over-boat rescue.

You should have attended our level one course or have kayaked before to register for this event.

Registration in advance for this program (570) 403-2006.

Ages 13 & up, with experience.

$5/person.

Be prepared to be in the water for this course and meet at Lake Frances.

Friday

August

14

2015

Light-Weight Backpacking (Prep Program)

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If you love to backpack, but would like to lighten your load, this class will show ways to cut the weight without going totally primitive. We’ll cover equipment choices, land navigation/lost proofing, traveling at night, edible plants, and other skills to make your outdoor experience enjoyable and safe. Principles of “Leave No Trace” backpacking and camping will be our guide for outdoor ethics. The weekend of August 22 and 23 we’ll strap on our modified lightweight packs, hike park trails, and do an overnight campout. Unless you have backpacking experience, you must attend the August 13 preparation class to attend. Call 724-899-3611 for details. No registration needed for the August 13 prep class, just show up. Free program.

Friday

August

14

2015

Perseid Meteor Shower Paddle

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Join us for this late night star gazing program as we depart from Wilson Launch and enjoy an evening of watching the Perseid Meteor Shower. Bring your own kayak or you may reserve one from the park. Registration is limited and required by August 10. If using your own kayak, please bring PFD and headlamp. Everyone should bring a blanket to sit upon, drinking water and jacket - dress for the weather. Age 18 and over participants.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Art in the Park

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Create your own piece of the park to take home!Join artist & former DCNR designer Nancy Mendes to create a landscape of the park. She will lead you step-by-step through the process of creating a beautiful art piece to take home. All materials will be provided. A donation of $25.00 is requested for participation in these events. Please contact the park office to register.

These events are sponsored by the Friends of Cowans Gap

Saturday

August

15

2015

ATV Safety Classes

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~~ATV SAFETY CLASSES: Pennsylvania DCNR Safety Classes for ages 8-15 and the ATV Safety Institute Classes for ages 6 and up are now being scheduled. Contact the instructor, Robert Lioi at 412-264-3163 for information and to register for the class. Please do not contact the Park for information. There are no ATV trails in Raccoon Creek State Park; riding ATV’s in this State Park is prohibited except for the designated site during a scheduled class with a certified instructor. For laws and regulations pertaining to ATV’s, contact DCNR or visit the PA DCNR website www.visitPAparks.com.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Blacksmith Shop

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Before we were a state park, this ironworks was used as a conduit for the Underground Railroad. Come and learn about charcoal, slag, and Caledonia’s role in the Civil War. This building witnessed General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia marching east on route 30 to the village of Gettysburg. This is open every Saturday until Labor Day weekend.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Boulder Trail Hike

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Stretch your legs on a nice morning hike. We’ll leave from the ice mine and head up Boulder trail through beautiful woods. We’ll end up at the campground. Be sure to wear appropriate hiking shoes and bring water.

Meet at Ice Mine

Saturday

August

15

2015

Campfire and a Movie

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Gather 'round a campfire and make some s'mores, then watch a wildlife movie. Please bring s'mores making materials and a roasting implement.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Careers with the PA Game Commission

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Wildlife Conservation Officer, Steve Brussese, is a new graduate of the Game Commission’s year-long training school. Mr. Brussese will discuss the process and training that is necessary to become a conservation officer with the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Civil War Re enactment Weekend

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The Juniata Valley was far from the effects of the war, or so it seemed. In June of 1863, Confederate armies entered Pennsylvania and came to the outskirts of the Juniata. Looking to target the Pennsylvania Railroad line, ironworks, and the town of Altoona, emergency militias were quickly formed, and prepared for war. But work reached the rebels that they were needed further east, around a village called Gettysburg. The threat passed, and the Juniata was safe. Come and learn the story of the near invasion, and enjoy the Yanks and Rebs reeneact a battle that very nearly might have happened.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Clear Creek Valley Heritage Day

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Clear Creek Valley Heritage Day recreates the Lumbering era of the late 1800's through hands on activities. You may make your own toy, churn butter, wash clothes on a washboard, dip candles, dance to old time music and learn about wild edibles. Past Presenters have included a blacksmith, camp cook, rafters, an oxen team and tools of the time.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Coffee Break

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This is an informal question and answer period and general chat session. Coffee, tea, and iced tea are provided, but please bring your own cup.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Evening Lagoon by Pontoon

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Enjoy the evening wildlife aboard the pontoon boat. Call 814-833-7424 to register starting every Monday at 10 AM for either of that week's Wednesday or Friday evening tours. Free.

Saturday

August

15

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

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The planned whitewater release dates are: August 15, 16, 22, 23, 29* & 30*. September 5* & 6*. October 10-11**

*Dependent on additional water in reservoir.

**The 9-12 October release is for both fishing and whitewater and will only occur if sufficient stored water is available.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Friends of Cowans Gap: Art in the Park

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Former DCNR designer and artist Nancy Mendes will offer a series of three workshops allowing you to create a landscape of the park. Take a piece of the park with you in your heart and on paper. A $25 donation is requested and registration wouldn't hurt!

Saturday

August

15

2015

Growing Up Wild Teacher Workshop

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Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of activities and experiences, Growing Up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills.

This 3 hour teacher workshop will be held at Bald Eagle State Park’s Environmental Learning Center. The workshop will begin promptly at 9:00am and will conclude at 12:00pm. Teachers who participate will receive act 48 credits upon completion of the workshop. Teachers will also receive the Growing Up Wild curriculum book upon completion of the workshop. Cost for this workshop is $20. Please call to reserve your spot in the workshop today!

Saturday

August

15

2015

Kayaking: Sunset Paddle

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Enjoy a leisurely paddle as we explore Lake Frances as the sun goes down! Folks should have attended our level one course or have kayaked before to sign up for this program.

Registration in advance for this program (570) 403-2006.

Ages 9 & up, with experience.

$5/person.

Wear shoes that can get wet and meet at Lake Frances

Saturday

August

15

2015

Life on the Frontier: Early History, Crafts, and Traditions of North Central Pennsylvania

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Dip your own candle, play with pioneer toys, or make butter and ice cream! These are some of the things that you can do during our annual history day presentations. For a more complete schedule of activities contact the park in mid-August! This event will occur at the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center. This is a great event for families, scouts, and youth groups.

Saturday

August

15

2015

MANAGING STORM WATER AT YOUR HOUSE

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What can your family do at your home to help with storm water issues in our communities? For answers come to our program with Adam Cotchen, District Manager for the Indiana County Conservation District and learn ways you make an impact at your home with rain gardens, rain barrels and other storm water management techniques. (Friends of the Parks program)

Saturday

August

15

2015

Meadow Wildflower Walk

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Take a stroll around the Wildflower Reserve as we discover our spectacular summer wildflowers in our two large meadows. The 1 mile walk will cover identification, medicinal/edible uses and folklore associated with various flowers. Free program.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Meet the Rangers

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Join Ranger Hunter as he demonstrates how to handle rattlesnakes, black bear, and rescue operations.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Meet the Rangers

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Join Ranger Hunter as he demonstrates how to handle rattlesnakes, black bear and rescue operations.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Movie Alvin and the Chipmunks

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Grab the blankets, snacks and especially the family; come to Keystone State Park for the Friday night walk in movie. The park will be playing a variety of movies (PG or less) at the beach house. The movies will be shown on a projector screen outside on the lawn. So grab your blankets, chairs and make sure that you dress for the weather. But most importantly bring the whole family for a great time at the park. So, come early to grab a seat!
The times for the movies are at 8:30 pm, time may vary depending when it gets dark. Movies will not be shown in inclement weather.

We would like to thank the Beach House Volunteers and Family Videos of Latrobe for the movies that are shown.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Music at the Marina

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Bring your lawn chairs to the Lake Wilhelm Marina for a family friendly weekend with live music, delicious food, local crafts and a grand fireworks display Saturday night.

Saturday August 15th

Opening Ceremony at 9:30 Followed By:

10:00 Mixtape Madness

11:15 Traditional Country Band

12:30 NTR

1:45 Jimmy Swogger & Friends

3:00 Jack Adams

4:15 Rick Magee

5:30 FX PROJECT

6:45 Brett Allan Morgan (BAM BAM)

-A Tribute to our Veterans

Dusk Fireworks Display

Sunday August 16th

Opening Ceremony at 12:30 Followed By:

1:00 Devine Inspirations

2:15 Ken Mettrick

3:30 Jimmy Swogger & Friends

4:45 Wildwood Express

5:45 Closing Ceremony

Saturday

August

15

2015

Orienteering

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Please join us for this very special program where we will be introducing you to orienteering. We will cover basic tools and practices and then we'll try our hand at some actual orienteering!

Saturday

August

15

2015

Pinchot Sailing Club Sailboat Race

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The Pinchot Sailing Club is holding a sailboat race on Pinchot Lake.

Saturday

August

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2015

Raccoon Run Trail

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This is an old section of the Appalachian Trail from when the trail was re-routed to the top of Rocky Mountain ridge in 1989. We will walk past log cabins built during the 1930s when the Chestnut blight damaged our forests. Meet at the Blacksmith Shop for this three mile hike. This guided hike is offered every Saturday until Labor Day weekend.

Saturday

August

15

2015

Reptile Day

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Enjoy a day full of reptile and amphibian programs! Take a hike to find reptiles and amphibians at Black Moshannon State Park to identify. Join PA Fish and Boat Commission's WCO Dunbar for his Rattler and Snapper program. Find information about keeping reptiles and and amphibians as pets, and see a program based on PA native snakes. All programs will include live animals and will be held at the Environmental Learning Center. 11:00 am- Reptile and Amphibian Search 1:00 pm- Rattlers and Snappers- WCO Dunbar 2:00 pm- Keeping Reptiles and Amphibians As Pets 3:00 pm- PA Snakes

Saturday

August

15

2015

Swamp Stomp

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Discover 5 different wetlands on a moderately difficult 1 mile hike, capturing and releaseing wetland creatures along the way. All equipment provided. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water.

Saturday

August

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2015

Volunteer Day

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Lend the park a hand! Come by yourself or get a group togethre to help keep the park beautiful! All equipment will be provided and projects will vary. Please Pre-register with the park office at (717)485-3948

Saturday

August

15

2015

Weird Survivors

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Plants and animals have some pretty strange adaptations for survival. Check out some of the weird ways Pennsylvania’s residents survive living in the wild.

Meet at the Ice Mine parking lot

Sunday

August

16

2015

Blacksmith Shop

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Thousands of confederates poured through this gap on the way to an obscure town called Gettysburg. Find out about Thaddeus Stevens and the hidden history of Caledonia Ironworks. The Blacksmith Shop will be open every Sunday from 2pm to 4pm until Labor Day weekend.

Sunday

August

16

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

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The planned whitewater release dates are: August 16, 22, 23, 29* & 30*. September 5* & 6*. October 10-11**.

*Dependent on additional water accumulation in reservoir.

**The 9-12 October release is for both fishing and whitewater and will only occur if sufficient stored water is available.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Family Fishing Program

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Discover just how much fun fishing can be when you do it together at a Free Family Fishing Program. Learn basic fishing skills like knot tying, casting, baiting the hook and taking a fish off the hook. You and your family will have the opportunity to fish. No fishing license is required. All equipment is provided. The "catch”? Adults MUST bring a child and children must bring an adult. You will be learning and fishing together. This program is FREE but reservations are required. Register by clicking the "Buy Tickets" button to the right or by calling 814-733-2203 or by e-mail to Gbarner@pa.gov. The program location is the Region 3 Headquarters along the main park road.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Friends of Laurel Hill Mountain Laurel 5k

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The oxygen will flow through your blood as you run or walk this challenging course, modified this year to take advantage of the Copper Kettle Trail along the water. Maybe a "hair" easier than in year's past but still a great venue.

Visit the Friends website at http://www.friendsoflhsp.org/ml5k.html for more information.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Kayak Long Pine Run Reservoir

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Novice and experienced paddlers are welcome to participate in a relaxed 1.5 hour exploration of this quiet reservoir located in Michaux State Forest near Caledonia State Park. Participants meet Kings Gap staff at the lake. Single kayaks, paddles, and life vests are provided. Basic instruction and safety procedures will be reviewed before launching. Kings Gap staff will provide a natural history program during each session. Two sessions will be held: 1:00 pm or 3:30 pm. Registration is required at $15 per person. Call 717-486-5031 for more information or to register.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Lakeside Wildflower Walk

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Look for late summer wildflowers as we take a leisurely wander around the lake. We will meet at the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center. An adult must accompany children under the age of 10.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Marsh Creek Trail Days

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This is a great opportunity to get your hands on some bigger jobs, including re-routes, trail repair/improvement, planning and building new trails.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Music at the Marina

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Bring your lawn chairs to the Lake Wilhelm Marina for a family friendly weekend with live music, delicious food, local crafts and a grand fireworks display Saturday night.

Saturday August 15th

Opening Ceremony at 9:30 Followed By:

10:00 Mixtape Madness

11:15 Traditional Country Band

12:30 NTR

1:45 Jimmy Swogger & Friends

3:00 Jack Adams

4:15 Rick Magee

5:30 FX PROJECT

6:45 Brett Allan Morgan (BAM BAM)

-A Tribute to our Veterans

Dusk Fireworks Display

Sunday August 16th

Opening Ceremony at 12:30 Followed By:

1:00 Devine Inspirations

2:15 Ken Mettrick

3:30 Jimmy Swogger & Friends

4:45 Wildwood Express

5:45 Closing Ceremony

Sunday

August

16

2015

Non-Denominational Church Service

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A Non-Denominational church service is held at the Keystone State Park Amphitheatre on Sunday’s. In case of rain the service is held at the James Kell Visitor Center. Refreshments served at 8:15 AM

Sunday

August

16

2015

Pontoon Boat Rides

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Enjoy a ride on the pontoon boat. PFD's will be provided. This is a first come, first serve program due to limited seats. Age limit-4 years and older. Meet at Boat Launch #1. Donations will be accepted.

11:00 am- Great Blue Heron

1:00 pm- Engineers of Black Moshannon Lake (Beavers)

2:00 pm- Dragons and Damsels

The 2:00 pm ride on July 26, August 2, and August 16 is Look At The Lake.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Pontoon Boat Tours

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Join park staff for a relaxing and informative 45-minute pontoon boat tour of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir. Program is offered on selected Sundays of June, July, August and September. All ages and abilities welcome. Pre-registration is required. Program is free, but donations are accepted. Please call the Park Office & Wildlife Center at 814-647-8401 ext 101 to make a reservation.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Presque Isle Lighthouse Tours

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Enjoy this historical tour on Saturdays or Sundays, 10 am to 4:00 pm. Sign up in person at the lighthouse to reserve a time. $5.00 donation recommended. Call 814-823-6190 for more.

Sunday

August

16

2015

Trail Care Day (Afternoon)

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We need your help! Raccoon Creek State Park has over 44 miles of trail that are primarily maintained by volunteers. Join us as we help in the upkeep of this beautiful trail system. Tools such as loppers and handsaws are welcome. We will have a few loppers, handsaws, and gloves available for use. Those attending should bring water and bug spray, and be prepared to hike approximately 3 miles

Sunday

August

16

2015

Trail Care Day (Morning)

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We need your help! Raccoon Creek State Park has over 44 miles of trail that are primarily maintained by volunteers. Join us as we help in the upkeep of this beautiful trail system. Tools such as loppers and handsaws are welcome. We will have a few loppers, handsaws, and gloves available for use. Those attending should bring water and bug spray, and be prepared to hike approximately 3 miles

Monday

August

17

2015

Beach Yoga

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Combination of meditation, poses,stretches and relaxation. Also, focus on breathing. For beginners and experienced.

For more information call Kathy Smith at 814-392-4756

Monday

August

17

2015

Kids Summer Camp 2015

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Summer Camp Sessions are held June through August for ages 5 to 16+

June 29th through August 21st 2015

Morning, Afternoon and all day options for aspiring young artists ages 5 through teen

Painting, Drawing, Mosaics, Glass, Pottery, Fiber, Photography and Much More to Explore!

Monday

August

17

2015

Stone Age Artifacts of the Shawnee Valley

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Many of the common tools found around ancient campsights go completely unnoticed to the casual viewer. H & I Center.

Monday

August

17

2015

The Bear Out There

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Join professional tracker John Hechler and share his extensive knowledge of Black Bear.

Tuesday

August

18

2015

DiscoverE Penn's Adventurers

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Youths, ages 9 - 13, will explore the lake, stream and forest habitats at Chapman State Park. Youth will have the opportunity to fish the lake while enhancing their fishing skills. No fishing license isrequired! Participate in a high tech scavenger hunt and learn about the up and coming sport of geocaching. We will learn how to paddle a kayak safely and then practice our paddling skills. The program fee is $15 per child. Class size is limited to 16 participants. Please call 814-723-0250 to register your child/children by August 11, 2015. For more information please contact Jen Moore at jennmoore@pa.gov.

Tuesday

August

18

2015

Pirate's Treasure Hunt

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Learn how to use a compass and read clues to find buried pirate treasure!

Tuesday

August

18

2015

Stream Stroll

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A stream is like the story of human history, flowing through an ever changing landscape. Join us for an easy one mile hike along the stream which connects the Upper and Lower lakes while we explore the history of Promised Land, from the time of the Walking Purchase to Hiram Frisbee and beyond! Learn the true story of the "Viking Watchtower".

Tuesday

August

18

2015

Tues Night Bass Fishing Tournaments

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Tuesday

August

18

2015

Tuesday Trails

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Get moving after work with a brisk hike at Jacobsburg! These guided monthly hikes are 2 to 2.5 miles over uneven terrain. Hikers should always bring water and sturdy boots or shoes. Meet at the flag pole at the Visitor Center at 400 Belfast Rd. Registration is not required. Join the email reminder list by contacting us at 610-746-2801 or jacobsburgsp@pa.gov.

Tuesday

August

18

2015

Who Lives There?

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Take an easy one mile hike to search for animal homes. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water.

Tuesday

August

18

2015

York County Bass Anglers Bass Tournament

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York County Bass Anglers is sponsoring a bass tournament on Pinchot Lake.

Wednesday

August

19

2015

Chester Springs Model Yacht Club

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Model Yacht Club racing events - must be a member of Chester Springs Model Yacht Club to participate

Wednesday

August

19

2015

DiscoverE Day Camp for ages 9-12

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DiscoverE 2015 Summer Day Camps at Moraine State Park

Penn’s Adventurers

9 to 12 year olds are invited to become Penn's Adventurers as we build outdoor skills using our natural resources and encourage healthy experiences and build knowledge of the outdoors. Sessions occur on three Wednesdays, August 5, 12, and 19, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM each day (bring a pack lunch). Cost for the program series is $15.00, payable to “Commonwealth of PA” at time of registration.

DiscoverE is a series of exciting outdoor programs for young people ages 4-12 provided by Pennsylvania State Parks. DiscoverE makes every day an adventure, every state park a new, wondrous experience! Registration for all ages opens May 29 by calling 724 368-3612 between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM and speaking with one of our educators. Registration is limited. Costs are for the program series and payable by check to “Commonwealth of PA” at the time of registration.

Moraine State Park will offer DiscoverE programs for three different age groups.

Wednesday

August

19

2015

DiscoverE Penn's Adventurers

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Youths, ages 9 - 13, will explore the lake, stream and forest habitats at Chapman State Park. Youth will have the opportunity to fish the lake while enhancing their fishing skills. No fishing license isrequired! Participate in a high tech scavenger hunt and learn about the up and coming sport of geocaching. We will learn how to paddle a kayak safely and then practice our paddling skills. The program fee is $15 per child. Class size is limited to 16 participants. Please call 814-723-0250 to register your child/children by August 11, 2015. For more information please contact Jen Moore at jennmoore@pa.gov.

Wednesday

August

19

2015

Early Bird Paddle

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Rise and shine in this morning paddle program! Program is for ages 10 and older. Please wear waterproof clothing, water shoes, a hat and sunscreen and bring water. Program will be cancelled in the event of heavy wind or rain. Please call Alison at 570.676.0567 to register for this program and reserve a kayak for each person registered.

Wednesday

August

19

2015

Kayaking: Ladies of the Lake Paddle

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Ladies- come learn to kayak with other women! We'll learn basic kayak skills and terminology before exploring 9-acre Lake Frances. This easy introductory course is perfect for those of you who have always wanted to give it a try!

Wear shoes that can get wet and meet at Lake Frances.

You must register in advance (570) 403-2006.

Women only.

$5/person.

Wednesday

August

19

2015

Kayaking: Teen Paddle

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This kayak paddle is for teens! Learn how to kayak on 9-acre Lake Francis and practice basic paddle skills with kids your own age. Time permitting, advanced skills will also be taught, so dress to get wet.

Teens only.

You must register in advance for this program (570) 403-2006.

$5/person.

Meet at Lake Frances.

Wednesday

August

19

2015

Kids Pedal/Paddle on the Schuylkill River

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Pedal/Paddle is a “gateway” program to introduce people of all ages and abilities to bicycling the Schuylkill River Trail and paddling the Schuylkill River. Bikes (if needed) and kayaks are provided along with a safety and technique orientation for cycling on the trail and paddling on the river to insure all participants have a fun and safe experience.

This event is underwritten by a grant provided by PA Organization for Watershed and Rivers (POWR) and the LL Bean Outdoor Experience Mini Grant that encourages students and active teens to get out and explore nature through a series of activities.

The program will take approximately four hours (orientation and fitting for bikes and boats, lunch, program, etc.) and will be supervised by SRT, PEC, Phoenixville Green Team, Port Providence Paddle and PAL staff (perhaps some parents). Timeframe for the program is approximately 3.5 hours. Departing from Longford Park the group will pedal to Lock 60 outside of Phoenixville and have lunch and a program by a historian or someone from Fairmount Water Works about water quality.

Thursday

August

20

2015

DiscoverE Penn's Adventurers

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Youths, ages 9 - 13, will explore the lake, stream and forest habitats at Chapman State Park. Youth will have the opportunity to fish the lake while enhancing their fishing skills. No fishing license isrequired! Participate in a high tech scavenger hunt and learn about the up and coming sport of geocaching. We will learn how to paddle a kayak safely and then practice our paddling skills. The program fee is $15 per child. Class size is limited to 16 participants. Please call 814-723-0250 to register your child/children by August 11, 2015. For more information please contact Jen Moore at jennmoore@pa.gov.

Thursday

August

20

2015

Erie Communications Volleyball League

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The ECVL is a co-ed 6-on-6 volleyball league that plays on Thursday nights at the Beach 6 volleyball courts. Find us on Facebook under "Erie Beach Volleyball"

Thursday

August

20

2015

Evening Lagoon by Pontoon

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Enjoy the evening wildlife in the lagoons aboard the pontoon boat. Call 814-833-7424 to register starting every Monday at 10:00 AM for that either of that week's Wednesday or Friday evening tours. Free.

Thursday

August

20

2015

Family Fishing

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Go on, take the bait! We'll lend you a rod, reel and bait to fish the S.M.A.R.T. way in this catch and release program. No license needed!

Thursday

August

20

2015

Family Fishing Fun

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Join Ranger Lewandowski and Park Conservation Volunteers and learn basic fishing skills such as casting, baiting, knot tying, and taking a fish off a hook. FREE EQUIPMENT & BAIT PROVIDED! NO FISHING LICENSES REQUIRED! This program is sponsored by the State Park and the PA Fish & Boat Commission. Donations are gladly accepted, but the program is FREE! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the beach. Registration is required: 570-894-8336 or email tobyhannasp@pa.gov.

Thursday

August

20

2015

Throwback Thursday - Archery

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Join guest instructor Don Litten to learn how to properly shoot bow and arrow. Meet in the park office classroom.

Thursday

August

20

2015

Trail Life Troop #1776 Meeting

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Trail Life USA is a Christ-centered outdoor character development adventure program open to boys and young men aged 5-17.

In case of a storm warning from the weather bureau, any Troop meeting scheduled for Mt. Pisgah will be held at the Endless Mountains Mission Center on Rt. 6

Thursday

August

20

2015

Underwater Invaders Paddle

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Enjoy a morning paddle on Glendale Lake. Along the way, examine some underwater invasive plants. Find out why these plants are such a nuisance and how you can help stop the spread of these and other aquatic invaders. Registration is required for this program, and space is limited. Participants must be at least 12 years of age, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Some kayaks are available to borrow, or you may bring your own. All participants must wear a life jacket. To register, please contact Beth Garner at 814-674-1000 x105 or princeprogramssp@pa.gov by August 15. Meet at the Killbuck Boat Launch.

Friday

August

21

2015

Drum Circle

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Friends of Shikellamy State Park Drum Circle. Leader - Hope Kopf

Friday

August

21

2015

Golden Day Out

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This event is full.. we are taking names for the waiting list. Thank you for your interest in this program!

Are you a retiree or senior looking to spend more time outdoors with folks your own age? Join us for a program designed just for you! We'll start off with a leisurely morning hike, have lunch(provided), and round out the day with a learn-to-kayak experience on 9-acre Lake Francis.

Participants should wear sturdy shoes and longs pants for the hike. Bring shorts and shoes that can get wet for the kayak session. Participants should be in good health and able to hike two miles over moderate terrain without difficulty.

Meet at Nescopeck State Park Office.

You must register in advance (570) 403-2006.

$10/person

Friday

August

21

2015

Little Learners of Laurel Hill

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This program is designed for pre-school aged children (3 to 5 years of age) and their parents. Each session will include a story, outdoor exploration and a craft.

**Registration is Required**

**To register please call, 814-352-8649**

Friday

August

21

2015

Little Learners of Laurel Hill

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This program is designed for pre-school aged children (3 to 5 years of age) and their parents. Each session will include a story, outdoor exploration and a craft.

**Registration is required**

**To register please call, 814-352-8649**

Friday

August

21

2015

Watershed Education 2-Day Teacher Workshop

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This workshop is at Caledonia State Park!

Watershed Education (WE) is an inquiry-based, interdisciplinary curriculum for students in grades 6 -12. Developed by the DCNR Bureau of State Parks, WE helps educators utilize local natural resources as a valuable teaching tool. By blending hands-on classroom and field investigations modeled on professional research methodologies, students participate in data collection and analysis, community networking and partnerships, stewardship and service learning activities. WE promotes in-depth, multi-modal learning and understanding of water resources while encouraging students to examine their watershed holistically.

Please contact Cowans Gap State Park for information.

Saturday

August

22

2015

Cumberland Valley Bass Anglers Bass Tournament

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Cumberland Valley Bass Anglers is sponsoring a bass tournament on Pinchot Lake.

Saturday

August

22

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedules

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The planned whitewater release dates are: August 22, 23, 29* & 30*. September 5* & 6*. October 10-11**.

*Dependent on additional water accumulation in reservoir.

**The 9-12 October release is for both fishing and whitewater and will only occur if sufficient stored water is available.

Saturday

August

22

2015

Introduction to Kayaking

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Please meet at the Park Office for an entry level ACA certified kayaking course. Remember to bring your ear and nose plugs, swimsuits, sturdy river sneakers, change of clothes, and lunch. Decked kayaks, appropriate gear, snacks & water provided. Everyone WILL get wet, so please dress appropriately! The following subjects will be covered: paddling environment, equipment, loading & unloading, rescues, maneuvers, and strokes. All participants will be required to complete a wet exit. Participants must pre-register by contacting the Park Office at (814)744-8407 by 8/19/15. Cost is $25/participant payable by check or money order to the ‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’. We’re only accepting 10 participants for this course. Space is limited, so please reserve early. Sorry, no children under 16 years old. Minors must be with participating adult. Those who successfully complete this course will receive an ACA Skills Course Completion Card, and 50% discount on future river canoe & kayaking programs sponsored by Cook Forest State Park.

Saturday

August

22

2015

Pittsburgh Walk to Defeat ALS

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The Walk to Defeat ALS is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS raises funds that allow local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.

The walk will cover 1 mile inside of the park. You can preregister online or register in person on the day of the walk. Registration/check-in will begin at 8:00am. The walk starts at 10:00am. For more information and to register, go to: http://webwpawv.alsa.org/site/TR?fr_id=11053&pg=entry#.VP9eLvnF9rM

Saturday

August

22

2015

Wildlife Watchers on the Water Pontoon Program

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Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided pontoon boat cruise. Leisurely explore the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife along the water’s edges. Turtles, eagles, osprey, waterfowl and wading birds abound. Experienced guides and operators are certified DCNR conservation volunteers. Please arrive at least fifteen minutes early. Hats, sunscreen and water are suggested. Binoculars and PFDs are provided. Pre-registration is required. Program cost is $15 per person and must be prepaid at the park office or by phone. Boat departs from the marina Dock A.

Saturday

August

22

2015

Yellow Creek Adventure Race

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Part of the Allegheny Adventure Race series, this 5 mile flatwater kayak/14 mile mountain bike and 5k run at scenic Yellow Creek State Park will challenge you. Registration details available soon.

Saturday

August

22

2015

Yoga in the Park

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Join us at Tyler State Park to relax and unwind both your body and mind with Yoga in the Park! Located in the Maze Picnic Area. Signs will be posted. Come soak up the sun’s rays and ground yourself!

Class Schedule:

Saturday's 9AM (May 23rd-September 23rd) 1 Hour Hatha Level 1 Yoga Class

Wednesday's 5pm (July 1st-July 22nd) 1 Hour Beginners Yoga Class

Classes will accommodate all levels! All ages are welcome!

Class cost $10 and 10% of proceeds will be donated to Tyler State Park

Please bring your mat, reusable water bottle and towel. Arrive with enough time to sign-in, set up your mat, etc. Contact us with questions at twistedtreeyogaco@gmail.com

Saturday

August

22

2015

Youth Field Day

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Kids need the outdoors and the outdoors need kids. Join us for our annual Bradford County Youth Field Day. This event is open for ages 5 through 18 years old. The activities are hands-on and in the outdoors, held rain or shine.

Sunday

August

23

2015

Star Party Chesmont Astronomical Society

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The Marsh Creek parties, held near 1st Lunar Quarter focus on observing the Moon, the Planets and bright deep sky objects. Events are weather dependent, be sure to check website (www.chesmontastro.org) after 5:00 pm for last minute schedule changes.

Monday

August

24

2015

Environmental Education Programs for Public, Private, and Home Schools.

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Teachers and Parents: Give your students the opportunity to participate in standards-based environmental education programs which feature hands-on learning activities in your classroom or at our outdoor setting. Our curriculum includes nationally recognized programs including PA Songbirds, PA Amphibians and Reptiles, Project Learning Tree, Project Wild, and others. For more information, please call the park's environmental education specialist, Jane Swift at 570-924-1601.

Tuesday

August

25

2015

Tues Night Bass Fishing Tournaments

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Tuesday

August

25

2015

York County Bass Anglers Bass Tournament

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York County Bass Anglers is sponsoring a bass tournament on Pinchot Lake.

Wednesday

August

26

2015

Wednesday Hike for the Work Weary

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These free weekly hikes are briskly-paced, 3.0 - 3.5 miles over uneven terrain, with a 20 minute break along the trail for a snack. Routes will vary each week. Hikers should always bring water, and sturdy boots or shoes are highly recommended.

Meet at the Kings Gap Hollow Day Use Area parking lot to depart promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday

August

26

2015

Wildlife Watchers on the Water Kayak Program

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Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided kayak program. The trip is a leisurely paddle through the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife on the water’s edges. Turtles, eagles and osprey, waterfowl and wading birds abound. Boats, paddles, vests and binoculars are provided. Beginners are welcome. Experienced guides are DCNR conservation volunteers. Program cost is $15 per person. Reservations and prepayment are required. Call (717) 637-2816

Thursday

August

27

2015

Erie Communications Volleyball League

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The ECVL is a co-ed 6-on-6 volleyball league that plays on Thursday nights at the Beach 6 volleyball courts. Find us on Facebook under "Erie Beach Volleyball"

Thursday

August

27

2015

Friends of Prince Gallitzin Monthly Meeting

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Monthly business meeting of the Friends of Prince Gallitzin. All are welcome! Meet in the park office conference room which can be accessed at the rear of the building.

Thursday

August

27

2015

Library Along Lake Marburg

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Join the Codorus State Park Environmental Education Specialist and the Children’s Librarian of Guthrie Memorial library for a FREE weekly program featuring a wildlife book reading at the classroom (on Marina Road) at Codorus State Park. Related crafts, game or a visit from live native wildlife will accompany each book.

Thursday

August

27

2015

Throwback Thursdays

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Each week a different topic following the theme of ‘primitive skills’ will be covered. Highlights of the series will include:

flint-knapping, atlatl throwing, primitive fire, wild edibles, and more.

Friday

August

28

2015

Wildlife Watchers on the Water Kayak Program

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Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided kayak program. The trip is a leisurely paddle through the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife on the water’s edges. Turtles, eagles and osprey, waterfowl and wading birds abound. Boats, paddles, vests and binoculars are provided. Beginners are welcome. Experienced guides are DCNR conservation volunteers. Program cost is $15 per person. Reservations and prepayment are required. Call (717) 637-2816

Saturday

August

29

2015

Astronomy Program

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Join our two popular amateur astronomers, Cyn and Mark, at the Lakeside Pavilion area with their telescopes, weather permitting (rain date, next evening). The program will begin after dusk, when the sky is dark enough for observing, but feel free to arrive early to visit and talk astronomy. Bring your binoculars if you have them. With only a limited amount of space available, participants must pre-register by August 25th by calling the Park Office at 570-297-2734 or e-mail mtpisgahsp@pa.gov with your name, address, phone number, contact e-mail address and number of participants.

Saturday

August

29

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

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August 29th if sufficient water storage is accumulated in the reservoir.

Saturday

August

29

2015

Pinchot Sailing Club Sailboat Race

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The Pinchot Sailing Club is holding a sailboat race on Pinchot Lake.

Saturday

August

29

2015

Volunteer Work Day

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Volunteers are needed to help with park improvement projects including landscaping and trail maintenance. Spend quality outside time in the outdoors and meet other enthusiastic volunteers. The morning will fly by! Call 717-486-3799 by Wednesday, August 26th to register. Volunteers will be notified of projects as they sign up in advance. Meet outside of the education building.

Saturday

August

29

2015

Wildlife Watchers on the Water Pontoon Program

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Enjoy a 1 ½ hour guided pontoon boat cruise. Leisurely explore the coves of Lake Marburg to quietly observe wildlife along the water’s edges. Turtles, eagles, osprey, waterfowl and wading birds abound. Experienced guides and operators are certified DCNR conservation volunteers. Please arrive at least fifteen minutes early. Hats, sunscreen and water are suggested. Binoculars and PFDs are provided. Pre-registration is required. Program cost is $15 per person and must be prepaid at the park office or by phone. Boat departs from the marina Dock A.

Sunday

August

30

2015

F.E. Walter Dam Water Release Schedule

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August 30th if sufficient water storage is accumulated in the reservoir.

Sunday

August

30

2015

Farmer's Market

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Every Sunday starting June 7 until September 27, 2015 there will be a Farmer’s Market in the beach parking lot at Keystone State Park. The hours are 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Venders are welcome and the cost to set up is $10 per table.

Sunday

August

30

2015

Lightning Full Moon Paddle

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Enjoying watching the Lightning Full Moon rise above Black Moshannon Lake. We will paddle to a campfire, where drinks and snacks will be available. Canoes and kayaks are available on a limited basis. Pre-registration is required. Register through the calendar, email blackmoshannonee@pa.gov, or call 814-342-5960. Payment is due when you register for the event. If the park staff cancels the event due to weather, payment will be returned. Cost: $6 per adult, $3 for children 12 and under. Not recommended for children under 7. The boats that are available have a 250 pound weight limit.

Sunday

August

30

2015

Non-Denominational Church Service

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A Non-Denominational church service is held at the Keystone State Park Amphitheatre on Sunday’s. In case of rain the service is held at the James Kell Visitor Center. Refreshments served at 8:15 AM

Monday

August

31

2015

Environmental Education Programs for Public, Private, and Home Schools.

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Teachers and Parents: Give your students the opportunity to participate in standards-based environmental education programs which feature hands-on learning activities in your classroom or at our outdoor setting. Our curriculum includes nationally recognized programs including PA Songbirds, PA Amphibians and Reptiles, Project Learning Tree, Project Wild, and others. For more information, please call the park's environmental education specialist, Jane Swift at 570-924-1601.

Tuesday

September

01

2015

York County Bass Anglers Bass Tournament

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York County Bass Anglers is sponsoring a bass tournament on Pinchot Lake.

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