Community Events

February Events

WHERE
Pocono Environmental Education Center
WHEN
Saturday, February 1, 2014 to Sunday, February 23, 2014
TIME
Various

For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.org, peec@peec.org Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.

Cross Country Skiing. Saturday, February 1, 8, 22 – 9:00-11:00am. $20 adult / $10 child, per day. Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons.  Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop.  Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot.

Cross Country Skiing. Sunday, February 9 & 23 – 1:00-3:00pm. $20 adult / $10 child, per day. Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons.  Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop.  You decide how many loops to ski.  Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot.

Ecozone Discovery Room! Saturday, February 1 & 23 – 1:00-4:00pm. $2 per person. Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment.  No registration required.

Eagle Watch. Sunday, February 2 – 9:00am-3:00pm. $20. Join Jan Lokuta on a trip north in search of eagles. Bring a lunch, camera, and warm clothes.  Call to reserve a seat in van.

Vegetable Gardening Weekend! February 8-9. $150 includes lodging, meals. Learn how to design, prepare, and cultivate a vegetable garden.  Classes taught by the Pike County Master Gardeners.  Commuter and day use rates available – call for details.

Animal Tracking. Saturday, February 8 – 10:00am-12:00pm. Free for members/$5 for non-members. Explore our natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, eat marks, and other signs that animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos.  Please call to register.

Winter Waterfalls. Sunday, February 9 – 1:00-3:30pm. $12. See waterfalls as they cascade down through chunks of frozen ice and snow.  Dress warm, wear sturdy boots, and bring a camera!  Call to reserve a seat in the van.

“Winter Wonderland” Family Nature Getaway. President’s Day weekend: February 14-17. Adults $210/Child, Commuter, Day Rates – Call for details. Cross country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, crafts, campfire and more!   Price includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. 

Family Ice Fishing. Saturday, February 22 – 1:00-3:30pm. $10 child / $5 adult. Learn the basics of ice fishing and try your luck on our ponds.  We provide all of the equipment.  Dress in warm layers.  No fishing licenses required.  Spaces limited.  Call to reserve your spot!

Primitive Fire Building Class. Sunday, February 23 – 10:00am-12:00pm. $5. Try your hand at a flint and steel fire, a bow drill fire, and more!  Ages 10+; please call to register.

Sunday for Singles Nature Hike. Sunday, February 23 – 1:00-3:00pm. Free. Enjoy a guided hike on a PEEC trail.  Please call to register.

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