Virtual 4-H Day Camp: The 4-H program of Monroe County will be offering a four-week virtual 4-H Day Camp for youth, ages 8 to 12. Summer 4-H Science Fun will be held on August 5th; August 12th; August 19th from 10:00 - 11:30 AM. The last session will be held on August 26th from 6:00-7:30 PM. Participants will learn about the Basics of Gardening, Healthy Animals, Spotted Lanternfly and Stormwater Education. The Day Camp is free to current registered Monroe County 4-H members. Non 4-H members can also participate, by joining 4-H (must pay a $20.00 Educational Resources Fee, per child, per year). Registration required by July 20th. Once registered a supply kit will be available for pick-up. For complete workshop descriptions and registration information/flyer, call the Penn State Extension Office at 570-421-6430.
Stroud Kids Camp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Aug. 7 at Dansbury Park, Day Street, East Stroudsburg. For children ages 6 to 12. Activities include outdoor recreation, arts and crafts, active and passive games, sports, water games, special guest speakers and events. The goal of StroudKids is to provide a safe and enjoyable atmosphere built around age-appropriate activities that help children develop positive social and leisure skills. Information and registration: srosrc.org, firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-426-1512.
Outdoor Yoga with Gee: Learn to connect movement with breath, integrating mind, body and soul. Three types of sessions: Gentle, Family and All Level Yoga. Bring a mat or blanket, and blocks if you have them. We cannot loan out equipment at this time due to sanitation standards.
— Gentle Yoga: 10 to 11 a.m. Sundays, except the first of the month. Perfect for beginners, seniors, and those who like relaxing and restorative yoga.
— Family Yoga: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. For parents and their children to learn and have fun together (ages 8 and up).
— All Level Yoga: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. For individuals who like just a little challenge with their yoga.
Meets at the gazebo in Jay Albertson Park, Avenue C and North Fifth Street (across Wallace Street from the pond). In the case of inclement weather, tickets will be transferred to an advance week of choice. Information: srosrc.org, email@example.com or 570-426-1512.
Shawnee Community Concert Series: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 15 at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Grand Lawn, 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware. Concerts feature different performers every week, are free to attend and are family-friendly. Bring a chair/blanket and follow the recommended six-foot social distancing and enjoy these performances. Community Concerts are open to the public. Free; donations accepted for musicians. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-742-9633.
Wednesday Walk: 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Wednesdays, at Levee Loop Trailhead with Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation. This interpretive walks provide company, conversation, and nature knowledge. Relax, get some fresh air, and enjoy the views of the season. Free but must register in advance so that we have a head count. Preregistration required. Information: srosrc.org, email@example.com or 570-426-1512.
Bridge the Gap, Pond Paddle: June 28 through Aug. 16, Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Join PEEC for a paddle around its ponds. Beginners are welcome. Dress appropriately – you may get wet. Call in advance to reserve a boat. Funding for this program is provided by the William Penn Foundation. This event takes places on select dates in June, July and August. Free. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 570-828-2319 or peec.org.
Frog Frolic: June 28 and Aug. 9, Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Spend the afternoon at PEEC's ponds and streams. Learn about frog friends and gently catch and release the hopping amphibians. Wear boots and plan on getting wet and muddy. Cost: $5 per person. Information: email@example.com, 570-828-2319 or peec.org.
Bug Exploration: 10 a.m. to noon July 18 and Aug. 2, Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Bugs are everywhere. Visit PEEC to discover some insects on the trails and learn about what makes them so unique. Cost: $5 per person. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 570-828-2319 or peec.org.
Saturday Strolls: 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month beginning Aug. 1 at Pinebrook Park (north lot) with Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation. Interpretive walks provide company, conversation, and nature knowledge. Relax, get some fresh air, and enjoy the views of the season. Information: srosrc.org, email@example.com or 570-426-1512.
Geology Hike: 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 13, Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Take a hike on the Fossil Trail with Paul Kovalski, aka. "Dr. Dinosaur" as he discusses the geology of the area and what makes the park unique. Cost: $5 per person, non-members; and free for PEEC members. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org, 570-828-2319 or peec.org.