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Thursday 8:00 P.M. EMAA/Conservancy Event: Lock-In at The Cabin. See the EMAA schedule for times and details. Friday 10-11:30 A.M. Ramblestick Walkabout: All Ages. Cabin. After some other activities we will go “walkabout.” The person holding the “ramblestick” will lead the way onto whichever path they choose. We will take turns being the guide and discovering interesting things along the way. Irene Saturday 10-11:15 A.M. Trails and Tales: Suggested Ages 4-7 but flexible. Cabin. Through stories, games, discovery walks, crafts and other activities children learn about the natural world. Irene

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Monday 10-11:15 A.M. Trails and Tales: Suggested Ages 4-7 but flexible. Cabin. Through stories, games, discovery walks, crafts and other activities children learn about the natural world. Irene Tuesday 9:30 A.M. Old Dushore Rd, Dutchman Falls, and W&NB RR: Drive ~9 mi to Ringdale, leave car(s), then return ~1.8 mi to Loyalsock State Forest Headquarters. Hike the Old Dushore Rd and then Haystacks Trail to W&NB RR. Hike RX-7, LT, & RX-8 trails to see Dutchman Falls & old stone culverts under RR grade, then hike grade to RR bridge abutment at Loyalsock Creek. Then hike to other side of Loyalsock Creek to see RR bridge pier and other abutment. ~3 mi; elev change ~400'. Ruth Rode Tuesday 10-11:30 A.M. Traveling to Tondo: Ages 5 years and up. Cabin. Take part in a humorous story about a group of friends waiting for nature to take its course. We will walk along the railroad bed where we will create a yucky leaf line-up and other signs of natural progression. Led by Viv Wednesday 10-11:30 A.M. Everybody Needs A Rock: First we will hear the Byrd Baylor story to discover the proper rock finding procedures. Then we will fold a peep-hole, pebble-holding container and go on a rock finding mission. Led by Viv Thursday 9:30 A.M. Lake Mokoma Circuit: Drive ~6 mi to Lake Mokoma. Hike on the W&NB RR grade along the west shore of Lake Mokoma, then hike on one of the Lake Mokoma Association trails on the south end of the lake, followed by a short bushwhack to a trail around the east shore & across dam to start. ~3.6 mi. Wilson Ferguson. Thursday 7:00 P.M. Clyde Peelings Reptiland Presents Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly. Have you ever stared into the eyes of an alligator? If not, here is the chance of a lifetime! Come learn about and visit with Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland. Sponsored by the Margaret Estey Fund. Friday 10-11:30 A.M. Incredible Insects and Bug Olympics: All Ages. Cabin. Meet some local insects and learn the importance of insects in our environment. The let the games begin! Bug contestants will be collected on site for each event. Human participants work in teams to enter their bug athlete. Medals will be awarded. Raindate is August 14. Irene Saturday 10-11:30 A.M. Thumbelina’s Garden: Ages 5 years and up. Cabin. Illustrate Thumbelina’s garden using oil pastels and markers. Recreate the gift of delicate white butterfly wings and add them to your picture. Led by Viv Monday 10-11:15 A.M. Trails and Tales: Suggested Ages 4-7 but flexible. Cabin. Through stories, games, discovery walks, crafts, and other activities children learn about the natural world. Irene Tuesday 9:30 A.M. Mokoma Conservancy Conklin Run Wilderness Area: Drive ~4 mi to Lake Mokoma. Hike Conklin Run, Beechnut & Sand Run Trails, Plank Rd & Conklin Run Wilderness Rd. May be opportunities for blueberry picking. ~2½ mi. Ruth Rode Wednesday 10-11:30 A.M. Secret Place Fan: Intergenerational. Cabin. Inspired by the story by Byrd Baylor, we will illustrate some special places in our lives, a magic spot in Eagles Mere, and create a fan. Tuesday 8:15 P.M. Astronomy Night with Ray Williams: Meet at the Outlet Pond parking lot at 8:15 pm to carpool to our star-gazing site. In case of rain, we’ll try again, August 11th. Bring binoculars, warm clothes, and a blanket or beach chair. Rain date 8/11 Tuesday 9:30 A.M. Stream Walk Adventure: Intergenerational. Meet at the Outlet Pond at 9:30a.m (back by 12:30 p.m. unless you want to bring a lunch and stay at the Park) INTERGENERATIONAL We will car pool to Double Run Nature Trail in World’s End State Pk. Parents must accompany children. As we look at the ecology of a stream, our adventure will include painting stones, looking for macroinvertebrates, and building stone spires. Led by Viv Wednesday Astronomy Night Rain Date Thursday 9:30 A.M. EMRR and Catfish Pond, Wenonah & Gold Arrow Trails: (Hike on the private land of the Dwight Lewis Lumber Co, which is used by members of the Eagles Mere Recreation Club). Hike Eagles Mere RR grade to Catfish Pond trail up to Catfish Pond, then back down to the RR grade to the spring on the old Blue Arrow Trail. Then hike the old Wenonah Trail down to Wenonah Falls and finish by hiking the old Gold Arrow Trail up to Rines Road where a car will take drivers ~6 mi back to the Outlet to pick up cars and return for hikers. ~6¾ mi; elev change ~600'. Jack Leo

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