Bald Eagle State Park, Howard
May 11 - Bald Eagle Birding Day, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Guests can look for eagles by boat, build their own bluebird house, see live raptors, collect avian data, view eagles through a high-powered scope and take part in a woodcock trot. Free, except for a boat rental fee for the Birding by Boat program. Registration required for the Birding by Boat and Family Bluebird House Construction programs by May 8. Call for details.
Cherry Springs State Park, Galeton
Office: Call Lyman Run park at 814-435-5010
May 23 - Solar Viewing, 7 p.m.
Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette
May 10 - Vernal Pools, 1-2 p.m.
May 17 - Birding for Beginners: An Interpretive Walk, 1-2 p.m.
May 24 - Wildlife Signs, 1-2 p.m.
May 31 - Bats of Pennsylvania, 1-2 p.m.
Hills Creek State Park, Wellsboro
May 17 - Step Outdoors Springfest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
May 23 - Way of a Trout, 9 p.m.
May 24 - Canoe Tour, 6 p.m.
May 24 - Coyotes in Pa., 8:45 p.m.
May 25 - Bears of Pa., 9 p.m.
June 6 - World of the Beaver, 9 p.m.
June 7 - Canoe Tour, 6 p.m.
June 7 - Bobcat in Pa., 9 p.m.
Kettle Creek State Park, Renovo
May 10 - CCC Reflections, 1:30 p.m., nature center.
May 10 - Shadow of a Misunderstanding, 6-7 p.m., nature center, lower campground.
May 17 - Birding Festival, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Little Pine State Park, Waterville
Office: 570-753-6005/6000 or email@example.com
June 18 - Project Learning Tree Curriculum Seminar, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Open to educators and youth group leaders in Intermediate Units 17 (BLaST), 9 (Seneca Highlands), 10 (Central) and 16 (Central Susquehanna) and in the Keystone Central School District. Fee applies. Registration deadline is June 11. To register, call John Kaercher or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 25 - DiscoverE! Penns Adventurers day camp, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Lyman Run State Park, Galeton
May 10 - Mentored Youth Trout Day, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
May 17 - Kids Fishing Derby, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Mt. Pisgah State Park, Troy
May 30 - Astronomy, 7-10 p.m.
June 20 - Square Dance, 6-10 p.m.
Ole Bull State Park, Cross Fork
May 9 - Shadow of a Misunderstanding, 1-2 p.m., Pavilion 4.
R.B. Winter State Park, Mifflinburg
May 24 - Fishing Skills for Kids, 10 a.m.-noon, beach house.
Ricketts Glen State Park, Red Rock
May 7 - Spring Homeschoolers' Day, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Registration required by calling.
May 24 - Critter Crafts and Animal Tales, 2-3 p.m.
Tiadaghton State Forest, Waterville
Office: 570-753-5409, ext. 132
Contact: Rich Hill
Summer hours begin at the Tiadaghton Forest Resource Management Center on May 17. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday to Friday.
May 10 - Introduction to Map and Compass, 1-3 p.m., Tiadaghton Forest Resource Management Center. Maps and compasses will be provided. Register by calling or emailing email@example.com.
May 24 - Intro to Tree Identification Hike, 1 p.m., Tiadaghton Forest Resource Management Center. One-mile moderate hike. Pennsylvania Common Trees booklets will be provided and 10 sets of binoculars will be available to look at leaves in the canopy and forest birds.
Worlds End State Park, Forksville
May 16-June 20 - Little Sprouts Children's Gardening Series, 10:30 a.m. every Friday. Children ages 4 to 6 will discover the joys of planting, tending, harvesting and eating their own produce as they cultivate a plot of flowers, herbs and vegetables, plus they'll learn about seed growth, pollinators, worms, soils, healthy eating and more. Registration is required by calling Jane Swift at the park office.