Family Swim Fridays: 6 to 8:30 p.m., Chipperfield Elementary School, 2015 Chipperfield Drive, Stroudsburg. Cost is $5 per person or $15 for a family of four. Swim will be cancelled if school is closed or dismisses early. Information: 570-426-1512 or email@example.com.
Maple Sugaring Day: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Meesing Outdoor Site on Creek Road, Marshalls Creek. Take a 90-minute tour of the sugarbush focusing on the history of maple syrup from the Native Americans to the early settlers in this region. Learn how to "tap" a maple tree to obtain sap, and watch as we demonstrate how to cook the sap until it is sweet maple syrup. You’ll complete the tour at our pancake station where the finished product is served over freshly made pancakes. Cost: $6, adults, $4, children under 12 and free for members of the Environmental Education Center. Dress appropriately for the weather. Information: 570-629-3061or mcconservation.org.
Sugar Shack Scramble: Hike through the woods to the "Two Saps" Sugar Shack and enjoy hot cocoa and pancakes with fresh maple syrup at 9 a.m. to noon March 7 and 8 at Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Cost: $15 per person. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-828-2319.
Saturday Stroll: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pinebrook Park North Lot, Fifth Street, East Stroudsburg. Every first Saturday of the month. From tracks in the snow to birds in the trees, every season has something to show us. Registration not required. Free. Information: 570-426-1512 or email@example.com.
Ecozone Discovery Room: 1 to 4 p.m. at Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge and dig in a fossil pit. Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment. No registration required. Cost: $2 per person and free for children under 3. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-828-2319.
Camp Invention Summer STEM Program: Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Clear Run Intermediate School the week of June 29 to July 2. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Camp Invention challenges children in grades kindergarten through grade six to find their "inner inventor" by learning the process of innovation. Using hands-on activities, Camp Invention promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning; builds confidence, leadership, perseverance, resourcefulness and problem-solving skills; and encourages entrepreneurship — in a fun and engaging environment. Information: Ken Torisky at 234-901-6085, email@example.com or invent.org/programs/camp-invention.