​​​​​​                                  Calendar of Events

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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 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.  

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



Pawpaw Hike                                       Free

September 23rd 12 p.m. 

Take a hike up to the tower to learn about one of the park's most famous aspects and collect some sweet pawpaw fruits.

Golden Eagle Hikers                          Free

September 24th 1:30 p.m.

A shorter and slower paced hike for those over 50, bring water and wear proper footwear!


Music on the Porch                             Free

October 1st 1-4

Bluegrass jam on the porch, bring a lawn chair!

Beginner Yoga                                      Free

October 7th 10:30 a.m.

Slow paced yoga class, bring a mat if you have one!

Pumpkin Painting Craft                     $5/participant

October 8th 1:30 p.m.

Adults and children welcome! Come have fun and enjoy the chilly weather while painting your own pumpkin. 

Fitness Hike                                           Free

October 15th 10 a.m.

A longer and faster paced hike, wear proper footwear and bring water!

Golden Eagle Hikers                             Free

October 22nd 1:30 p.m.

A shorter and slower paced hike for those over 50, wear proper footwear and bring water!

Halloween Full Moon Hike                 Free

October 27th 7:30 p.m. (rain date October 28th)

Night time hike with Halloween music, and stories about Pennsylvania cryptids and hauntings!

*Please note that it will be dark the entire hike, and the trails can be very rocky so please bring a headlamp or flashlight. If you wear a costume please ensure it is not a tripping hazard and does not obscure your vision.*                            

 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

     ​Clarence Schock Memorial Park                   at Governor Dick