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Pocono outdoor calendar, Sunday August 2, 2020


4-H virtual day camp: The Monroe County 4-H program will offer a four-week virtual 4-H day camp for youth ages 8 to 12. 4-H Science Fun Summer is August 5; August 12; August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The last session will take place on August 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Participants will learn the basics of gardening, healthy animals, spotted flies, and stormwater education. Day camp is free for registered Monroe County 4-H members. Non-4-H members can also participate by joining 4-H (must pay an educational resource fee of $ 20.00, per child, per year). Registration required before July 20. Once registered, a kit of supplies will be available for pickup. For full workshop descriptions and registration information / flyers, call the Penn State Extension Office at 570-421-6430.

Stroud Children’s Camp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday, through August 7 at Dansbury Park, Day Street, East Stroudsburg. For children aged 6 to 12. Activities include outdoor recreation, arts and crafts, active and passive games, sports, water games, speakers and special events. The goal of StroudKids is to provide a safe and enjoyable atmosphere built around age-appropriate activities that help children develop positive social and leisure skills. Information and registration: srosrc.org, [email protected] or 570-426-1512.

Outdoor Yoga with Gee: Learn to connect movement with breathing, integrating mind, body and soul. Three types of sessions: Soft Yoga, Family and All Levels. Bring a mat or blanket and blocks if you have them. We cannot lend material at this time due to sanitation standards.

– Soft yoga: from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday, except the first of the month. Perfect for beginners, seniors and those who enjoy relaxing and restorative yoga.

– Family yoga: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. For parents and their children to learn and have fun together (from 8 years old).

– Yoga for all levels: from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. on Thursdays. For people who just like a little challenge with their yoga.

Meet at the Jay Albertson Park kiosk, Avenue C and North Fifth Street (across Wallace Street from the pond). In case of bad weather, tickets will be transferred one week in advance of your choice. Information: srosrc.org, [email protected] or 570-426-1512.

Shawnee Community Concert Series: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday to September 15 at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Grand Lawn, 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware. The concerts feature different artists each week, are free and suitable for families. Bring a chair / blanket and follow the recommended social distance of six feet and enjoy these performances. Community concerts are open to the public. To free; donations accepted for musicians. Information: [email protected] or 800-742-9633.

Wednesday walk: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the start of the Levee Loop trail with open space and Stroud area recreation. These interpretive walks offer companionship, conversation and knowledge of nature. Relax, get some fresh air and take in the views of the season. Free but you have to register in advance so that we have a count. Pre-registration compulsory. Information: srosrc.org, [email protected] or 570-426-1512.

Bridge the Gap, Pond Paddle: Until August 16, Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Join PEEC for a paddle around its ponds. Beginners are welcome. Dress appropriately – you might get wet. Call ahead to reserve a boat. Funding for this program is provided by the William Penn Foundation. This event takes place on certain dates in June, July and August. To free. Information: [email protected], 570-828-2319 or peec.org.

Frolic Frolic: August 9, Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Spend the afternoon at the PEEC ponds and streams. Learn about frog friends and gently grab and release hopping amphibians. Wear boots and plan to be wet and muddy. Cost: $ 5 per person. Information: [email protected], 570-828-2319 or peec.org.

Bug exploration: August 2, Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Insects are everywhere. Visit PEEC to see some insects on the trails and find out what makes them so unique. Cost: $ 5 per person. Information: [email protected], 570-828-2319 or peec.org.

Geological hike: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13, Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Hike the Fossil Trail with Paul Kovalski, aka. “Dr. Dinosaur” as he discusses the geology of the area and what makes the park unique. Cost: $ 5 per person, non-members; and free for PEEC members. Information: peec @ peec. org, 570-828-2319 or peec.org.


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