Clarence Schock Memorial Park
           at Governor Dick

Events & Programs

​​​​                        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 and leave your name and phone number.  Payment for programs can be made the day of the program.

Solstice Sunrise Hike

June 19, 5:15 a.m.   $5/member; $10 not-yet-member

Arise and shine for a beautiful early morning hike and catch the forest waking up.  Group size is limited.

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

Show your support for Governor Dick Park by taking part in the first-annual fundraising run and celebrate the start of summer at the same time!  Online registration is closed, but there are a few spots available on a first-come, first served basis.

Summer Story Forest

June 25, 10:30 a.m.   $5/child; Member families attend free with member present

Story time goes outside!  After reading a short book, we'll do activities related to that story.  There will be a craft and after today's story, you'll meet Snoop the snake who will celebrate her 6th birthday on July 1!

Golden Eagle Hikers

June 27, 1:30 p.m.    Free

This is a more gentle-paced hike of 2 to 3 miles for hikers over the age of 50.  There are still rocks and hills though!  Meet at the Environmental Center.

Pond Scoop

July 3, 10:30 a.m.  $5/members; $10 not-yet-members

What's in the pond?  We'll find out as we sweep our nets through the water!  Be ready to meet the creatures that live in the water and have unique adaptations for such a life.  Group size is very limited - be sure to register.  Meets at the Environmental Center and carpools one-half mile to the pond.

Fitness Hike

July 4, 8:00 a.m.     Free

Wear your red, white, and blue for this faster-paced hike of 4 to 6 miles.

Music on the Porch

July 4, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.    Free

Celebrate Independence Day with a little bluegrass music!  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy our wooded setting while singing along to some good music.  If you play a stringed instrument, you're invited to join the jam!

Summer Story Forest

July 9, 10:30 a.m.  $5 child/Member families attend free with member present

Children up to 10 years old will enjoy story time outside followed by a fun hike, making discoveries in the forest.

Teddy Bear Hike

July 10, 1:30 p.m.  $5 Member children/$10 Not-yet-Members children

Bring your teddy bears for a hike in the woods!  We'll learn about Pennsylvania's black bears with fun games that the teddy bears participate in, too.