Events & Programs

Clarence Schock Memorial Park
           at Governor Dick

​​​                        Please remember to practice social distancing with a smile!


Registration is required.  Call 717-964-3808 to register no later than 24 hours before an event or e-mail the park at governordick@hotmail.com and leave your name and phone number.


THE CENTER OPENS MARCH 6 AT 10:00 A.M.!


Fitness Hike

March 7, 8:00 a.m.    Free

Get out of the house for an invigorating hike of 4 or 5 miles to fill your lungs with fresh air and get your heart pumping!


!!FULL!!  PA Fish and Boat Commission Basic Boating Course
​March 13, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This course meets the PA requirements for boating safety certificates which are required of anyone who operates a personal water craft. The course is open to anyone 10 years old and older.  A donation will be requested.  Bring a lunch.  The course is full, but we will add your name to our waiting list and will call you if we have a cancellation.


!!FULL!!PA Fish and Boat Commission Basic Boating Course

March 20, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

See description above.  This course is full, too.  We will add your name to our waiting list.


​!!FULL!!Narrow-gauge Railroad Hike

March 20, 10:30 a.m.    $5 Members; $10 Not-yet-Members

Follow the path of the narrow-gauge railroad that once ran from Mt. Gretna to a wooden tower where the current tower stands.  Learn the history of the area and just try to imagine a train chugging through what is now mature forest.


Open House for the "Forest Fable" Art Project

March 21, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.    Free
Join our Artist-in-Residence Karen Beall of KRB Ceramics to celebrate the installation of "Forest Fable" in the Environmental Center, a celebration of art and trees.  This is a "drop-in" event.  Stop by anytime between 2:00 and 4:00  to visit, meet our artist, and learn about the spring art project coming up in May.


Golden Eagle Hikers

March 28, 1:30 p.m.    Free

Calling all hikers age 50 and older!  Come on out for a 2- to 3-mile hike at a gentler pace!  There are hills and the trails can be rocky.  Make sure to register - if the footing is icy or too muddy, the hike will cancel.


2021 SOLSTICE RUN
June 20, 5:00 p.m. (race start)

Show your support for Governor Dick Park by taking part in a fundraising run and celebrate the start of summer at the same time!  Click on the button below for a link to more information and to register.