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Lancaster County Park, Environmental Center

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1 Nature's Way
Lancaster, 17602
717-295-2055

Upcoming Events

June 2019

$2.00

Attract Hummingbirds to Your Yard

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Welcome hummingbirds to your yard. Join Naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez for a journey through the life cycle of the ruby-throated hummingbird. Take a close-up look at all the specialized features on this tiny bird. Learn their nesting and feeding habits to help you make your yard a special place for hummingbirds to return to every year. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Friday, June 7. $2.00 per person. All ages

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$3.00

Nature Journal and Discovery

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This program is perfect for children ages 5 and up who love to create art as well as explore nature. With the help of Naturalist Vanessa Stager, we will begin by creating and decorating our own nature journals. We will then explore around the park to see what all we can find and document! Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Friday, June 14. $3.00 per child and $1.00 per adult. All ages

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$5.00

Make a Hummingbird Swing

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Yes - hummingbirds do perch and stand still. Providing them with a place to perch will give them a rest and you an opportunity to view them. Join Naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez to make a simple hummingbird swing/feeder for everyone to enjoy. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Friday, June 21. $2.00 per person and $3.00 per swing. All ages

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$3.00

Marine Mammal Mania

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Jump into the ocean with Naturalist Emily Snyder and learn about the marine mammals that inhabit our planet. We will learn all about the habitat, behavior, and communication of these creatures and play a game to simulate whale communication. We will finish with a craft where you’ll get to make your own marine mammal to take home! Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Friday, June 28. $3.00 per child and $1.00 per adult.…

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$3.00

Marine Mammal Mania

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Jump into the ocean with Naturalist Emily Snyder and learn about the marine mammals that inhabit our planet. We will learn all about the habitat, behavior, and communication of these creatures and play a game to simulate whale communication. We will finish with a craft where you’ll get to make your own marine mammal to take home! Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Friday, June 28. $3.00 per child and $1.00 per adult.…

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July 2019

$2.00

Firefly New Moon Walk

July 2 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Come out to the park in the dark under the new moon. Naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez will take you on a safe walk on the night of no moon. We will rely on the fireflies to show us the way. Participants will be able to catch and release fireflies. Register online or call (717) 295-2055 to register and prepay by noon on Monday, July 1. $2.00 per person. All ages

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$20.00

Nature Merit Badge

July 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Boy Scouts working on the Nature Merit Badge may explore plants, mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, and the soil and rocks underfoot. Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel will assist Boy Scouts in completing badge requirements over 3 sessions. Much of this badge will be completed during the Park meetings but Scouts will be responsible for completing some sections on their own. Please dress for outdoor activity and bring a water bottle, snack, and binoculars if available. Register online or call (717)…

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$20.00

Nature Merit Badge

July 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Boy Scouts working on the Nature Merit Badge may explore plants, mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, and the soil and rocks underfoot. Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel will assist Boy Scouts in completing badge requirements over 3 sessions. Much of this badge will be completed during the Park meetings but Scouts will be responsible for completing some sections on their own. Please dress for outdoor activity and bring a water bottle, snack, and binoculars if available. Register online or call (717)…

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