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Pocono Environmental Education Center November Events Calendar

WHERE
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
WHEN
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017
TIME
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November Events – 2017

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

538 Emery Road

Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328

 

For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.orgpeec@peec.org

Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.

 

Fire Building

Saturday, November 4 – 10:00am-12:00pm

$5

Make fire without matches by learning techniques that involve sparks and found or prepared tinder. Ages 10+ please.

 

Lenape of the Eastern Woodlands

Sunday, November 5 – 1:00-3:00pm

$15

Mike Dennis of Traditional Earth Skills will teach you about the day-to-day activities of the Lenape culture.  The food, clothing and shelter of the local hunter gatherers will be presented, along with handmade artifacts.   Ages 10+ please.

 

Flying Needles – Fiber Arts UFOs

November 9-12

$70 per day / Call for commuter rates

Have a long-neglected project knitting, quilting, or other fiber art project that you really want to complete? Join other crafters for a weekend of fun and productivity as we devote time to finishing. Includes lodging and meals!

 

Naturally Beautiful Beading

Saturday, November 11 – 10:00am-12:00pm

$20

Learn to identify different stones such as jasper, geodes, agate, or turquoise and the process used to color enhance the stones. Instructions will also be given on how to create a bracelet & earrings, or a necklace to take home!

 

Introduction to Orienteering

Sunday, November 12 – 1:00-3:00pm

$5

Come learn how to use a map & compass on our orienteering course. We’ll show you the basics before you try and find all the points. Space is limited – call early!

 

Ecozone Discovery Room!

Saturday, November 18 – 1:00-4:00pm

$2 per person

Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge, and dig in a fossil pit!  Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment.

 

Game Dinner

Saturday, November 18 – 6:00-8:00pm

$35

Enjoy the bounty of the season at PEEC’s 7th annual game dinner!  This dinner features local game and seasonal harvests.  Bring your friends & family to enjoy this cozy evening.  5pm - Reception in the Ecozone.  6pm - Dinner in the Dining Hall. Call early to guarantee a seat - This program sold out in 2015 & 2016!

 

Little Eco Explorers: Bears

Sunday, November 19 – 1:00-2:30pm

$5 per child

A fun hands-on program for young children!  Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on black bears.  Call for details.

 

Holiday Bows and Boughs

Sunday, November 26 – 1:00-3:00pm

$20 per wreath

Create your own holiday decorations using natural materials!  We provide evergreen boughs and materials for you to make wreaths.   You can also bring your own supplies and decorations – we’ll bring the music, drinks, and snacks!  Preregistration required is required for this program.