Environmental Education

Our goal for Environmental Education is to increase public awareness and expand our visitor's knowledge base of our natural world. We want to provide the public with the knowledge and skills to help people think critically about conservation and our interactions with the environment, so that everyone can make choices that protect and respect our natural resources.  Come experience nature through amazing adventures with our educators!

Public Programs

We offer a variety of public programs throughout the year, both educational and recreational.

Special Request Programs

We offer custom Environmental Education programs, for all ages.
 

Self-Guided Tours & Displays

Learn more about the natural resources of the park with various educational tools.

For More Information

For more information on environmental education programs, contact the Environmental Education Coordinator at EEC@saltspringspark.org.

Program Information

√ For all programs, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

 Meet at the Wheaton House, unless otherwise indicated.

FSSP Members can attend some for free or receive a discount.

 √ Programs may be cancelled because of bad weather, low registration, or other unforeseen circumstance.

 √ For last minute updates, call the park at 570-967-7275.

 √ Printable Program Brochure—featuring February through July 2024 programs

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Archery for Beginners

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Archery is one of the fastest growing sports today.  This is our second archery program of the 2024 season. Once a month from May through September (also 6/8, 7/27, 8/10,…

A bat hanging on a window frame

What Good Are Bats?

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bats, the only mammals capable of true flight, are right at home in the nighttime skies.  You are invited to find out how vital bats are for the environment and…

Aug 1 - Tree ID First Day Hike (20)

June Trail Hike

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Enjoy a refreshing walk along one of the park’s many beautiful trails.  We’ll meet at the Wheaton House and then choose which trail to explore.   All hiking levels welcome.  Fee:…

A swarm of bats at dusk

Bat Count

July 13 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Did you know that Salt Springs Park is home to a colony of bats? We want to learn more about this population, so we’re taking part in the PA Game…

A rosy maple moth

Moths

July 13 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

When the sun goes down, the moths come out. Moths are among the most diverse organisms on earth, and we want to see what is flying around the night skies…

A cecropia moth

Moth Party

July 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

How many different types of moths will we find?

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Archery For Beginners

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Archery is one of the fastest growing sports today.  This is our third archery program of the 2024 season. Once a month from May through September (also 6/8, 7/27, 8/10,…