In the Parks

Ole Bull State Park

∫ On Saturday, June 22, at 2:30 p.m., come and learn more about “Pennsylvania Coyotes.” Some topics discussed will include adaptations, diet, and their natural history. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center.

∫ On Sunday, June 23, at 2 p.m., at Ole Bull State Park, come and learn more about “Pennsylvania Coyotes.” Some topics discussed will include adaptations, diet, and their natural history. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).

Kettle Creek State Park

∫ On Sunday, June 16, at 9 a.m. join the park naturalist for a “Bearfield Run Trail Hike.” There will be discussions about the flora and fauna seen, as well as the history of the area. In the event of severe weather, there will be an alternative program. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center for a drive up to Bearfield Run Trail.

∫ On Sunday, June 16, at 1 p.m., an “Insect Extravaganza” will be happening at Kettle Creek State Park. There will be opportunities to learn the different characteristics of insects as well as a search for different insects. Afterwards, join the staff for “Bug Bingo.” All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center.

∫ On Friday, June 21, at 3:30 PM, there will be a “Terrific Turtles” program. Join the park naturalist to dive into the world of turtles. Some of the topics that will be covered include different turtles that are found in Pennsylvania, their adaptations, and their diet. This program will also have a craft. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center.

∫ On Friday, June 21, at 8:30 PM, join the naturalist to explore the world of fireflies in a “Firefly Frenzy” at Kettle Creek State Park. Some of the topics will include some of the firefly’s features, its life cycle, and how this insect makes its light. There will also be an opportunity to experience the light of the night that the fireflies give. All children must be accompanied by an adult. In the event of inclement weather, there will be an alternative program. Meet at the brown bulletin board at the Upper Campground.

∫ On Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m, join guest speaker Michelle McCloskey from Black Moshannon State Park for “Archery 101” and learn to shoot a bow and arrow with a USA Archery Level 1 instructor. Compound and recurve bows will be available to borrow. Anyone under 18 years of age must attend with a parent/legal guardian to sign the liability waivers. In the event of severe weather, this program will be cancelled. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).

∫ On Saturday, June 22, at 2:30 p.m., come and learn more about “Pennsylvania Coyotes.” Some topics discussed will include adaptations, diet, and their natural history. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center.

∫ On Sunday, June 23, at 9:30 a.m. there will be a “Terrific Turtles” program. Join the park naturalist to dive into the world of turtles. Some of the topics that will be covered include different turtles that are found in Pennsylvania, their adaptations, and their diet. This program will also have a craft. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the amphitheater.

∫ On Sunday, June 23, at 2 p.m. , at Ole Bull State Park, come and learn more about “Pennsylvania Coyotes.” Some topics discussed will include adaptations, diet, and their natural history. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).

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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