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.



**FULL**Golden Eagle Hikers History Hike**FULL**

Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m.

We'll walk into history on this 2-mile hike, exploring the Park's past and visiting 10 different sites that have a tale to tell.  The trail is rocky and hilly - wear good shoes and bring water.


REGISTER NOW! (space is limited)

"Forest Fable" Fall Art Celebration
October 3 OR 4, 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. (sign up for one day)

AND October 10 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

(Rain dates are October 17 OR 18, 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. [sign up for one day]

AND October 24, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.)


Our Artist-in-Residence Karen Beall Dr. Rebecca Urban of Lebanon Valley College will lead you on an exploration of the natural history of the park's most common tree species.  Karen will then guide participants over two days to create representational ceramic tiles that will be placed in the Environmental Center.

Thanks to a generous grant from the Mt. Gretna Arts Council, there is no cost to participate!


Music on the Porch Bluegrass Jam
Oct. 4, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy the beautiful autumn weather while listening to some good bluegrass tunes!  Bring a lawn chair and come early to find parking and a good spot on the lawn.


Volunteer Work Day
Oct. 10, 9:00 a.m. to ?
Join members of the Susquehanna Area Mountain Bike Association as they remedy some trail problems and help make our trails more sustainable.


Toddlers in Tow: Falling Leaves
Oct. 16, 10:00 a.m.

Toddlers ages 2 to 5 years are invited to explore the forest searching for all the pretty leaves they can find.  Learn why trees lose their leaves before winter.