Park at Governor Dick

Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick Environmental Center

                             Mt Gretna Pa          717-964-3808   




                ---2017---

    **Please register for all our programs.**
    Call 717-964-3808 or e-mail us at governordick@hotmail.com.

                                   

NOVEMBER


Wednesday Wings & Things - Wednesday, November 22, 10:30 a.m.

This is our final nature-snooping walk for the year.  We'll look for flocking birds and other busy creatures of the forest.


*CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY*  HAVE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING!



Black Friday Scavenger Hunt - Friday, November 24, 1:00 p.m.

Get away from the shopping crowds and enjoy some quiet in the Governor Dick forest.  This scavenger hunt will have you looking for things in nature that are black.  After scavenging, enjoy hot cider and cookies in the Center.  $5 per person.

Backyard Biologists: Animal Antifreeze - Saturday, November 25, 1:00 p.m.

And you thought antifreeze was for the car!  Children will learn about the ways birds, animals, insects, and amphibians and reptiles survive winter's harsh temperatures.

Golden Eagle Hikers - Sunday, November 26, 1:30 p.m.

We'll cover almost 3 miles as we wander among the history areas within the park.  For hikers over age 50.  There are rocks and hills.


THE CENTER WILL CLOSE ON NOVEMBER 26 THROUGH FEBRUARY EXCEPT FOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS.


December                    

Christmas Music by the Fire - Sunday, December 3, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Get into the spirit of the season with our bluegrass jam by the fireplace.  Bring your stringed instrument or just sing along.


Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt - Friday, December 8, 6:30 p.m.


​Santa's elves have been up to mischief!  They've left candy canes all over the park near the Environmental Center.  We need your help to gather them all up again.  Bring your flashlight and a bag to hold the candy canes.  You might be the lucky one to find the prize-winning
candy cane with a bell on it!   $2 per person.



January, 2018
New Year's Day Hike 'n' Kraut - Monday, January 1, 11:00 a.m.
It's a tradition!  Bring in the New Year on the right foot (and left foot) with a hike in the beautiful woodlands of the park.  The hike will be followed by a pork and sauerkraut lunch.  The cost is $3 per person OR you can bring a dish to share.  Make sure you register!

2017

Board Meetings

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7:15 pm


January 12, 2017

February 16, 2017

March 16, 2017

April 20, 2017

May 11, 2017

June 22, 2017

July 20, 2017

August 17, 2017

September 21, 2017

October 12, 2017

November 16, 2017

December - No Meeting


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