Archery featured program at Little Pine State Park

WATERVILLE — For the weekend of August 31 – Sept. 3, the environmental programs at Little Pine State Park will focus on a variety of topics.

Friday evening at 8 will be the weekly coffee break. This is an informal question and answer period and general chat session. Coffee, tea, and iced tea will be provided, but please bring your own cup. This will be followed at 9 by the movie “Spirit of the Eagle”. Both programs will be at the amphitheater

Saturday’s programs include a multi-level archery program from 3 – 6 p.m. One section will focus on Native American archery, which is a much different style of archery than the European style. Challenging targets will be set up for people who have some experience. The other section is for people who have never shot a bow before. Certified instructors will be at each section. You may bring your own equipment or borrow ours. Informational tables will also be set up. This will be at the archery range, 2.3 miles north of the park office, along Route 4001.

Saturday at 7:30 p.m.there will be a children’s program on dragonflies at the amphitheater. This is intended for children ages 9 and older, but younger children may participate with parental assistance for the craft project. At 9 p.m. the movie “Dinosaur” will be shown at the amphitheater.

Sunday’s programs will be at Hyner Run State Park.

On Monday at 1p.m. there will be a program about reptiles outside the beach house.

The nature center, located in the lower floor of the office building, will be open Friday from 3-6 p.m. and Monday 2- 5 p.m.

If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks at 1-888-PA-PARKS (voice), 717-558-2711(local or international voice), or 711 (AT&T Relay Services). With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.

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