​Clarence Schock Memorial Park                   at Governor Dick

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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.  Payment for programs can be made the day of the program.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The Environmental Center is open Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to
​4:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  

The boardwalk is completed!  Come out and take a walk on it!


Christmas Music on the Porch            Free

December 3rd 1-4 p.m.

The usual music on the porch gang will be playing some festive holiday tunes. We will probably be in the nature center if it is cold out!

Identifying Trees in Winter                 Free

​December 9th 11 a.m.

Learn to identify common trees based on their bark and other features.

Members Only Hot Cocoa Walk         Free with an up to date membership

December 16th 1 p.m.

Receive a cup of cocoa with all the fixins and we'll take a stroll through the park!

Fitness Hike                                            Free

December 17th 10 a.m.

A longer and faster paced hike, dress warm and bring water!

Winter Solstice walk                             Free

December 21st 11 a.m.

Welcome the winter season with a chilly stroll through the forest!

Nature Scavenger Hunt and Craft      $5/participant

December 23rd 12 p.m.

Participants will go on a hunt to collect objects from nature, then use what they've collected to press into clay ornaments.


First day Hike                                       Free

January 1st 10 a.m.

​Ring in the new year with a hike through the park!

 2023 MEETING NOTICE of the BOARD OF DIRECTORS of Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick

The Board of Directors of the Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick will meet on the below listed dates.  Meetings are open to the public and are held at the Governor Dick Environmental Center, 3283 Pinch Road, Mt. Gretna, PA.  Meetings begin at 7:15 p.m.

If State or Federal COVID 19 meeting restrictions are in place or there is inclement weather on the date of a meeting, the meeting will be held in virtual format utilizing ZOOM, tele-conferencing or other social media platforms. Members of the public desiring access to virtual meetings should email: Governordick@hotmail.com for a connection link.

January 19, 2023                      February 16, 2023                         March 16, 2023

April 20, 2023                        May 18, 2023                                  June 15, 2023

July 20, 2023                          August 17, 2023                              September 21, 2023

October 19, 2023                    November 16, 2023                      December – No Meeting

                                                                                               Raymond J. Bender

                                                                                               Board President