Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
9:30 am
A fairy tale come to life, participants will catch butterflies in the meadow, and enjoy a lemonade party in the “Yew Cave” while creating natural crowns. Your little prince or princess will have a majestic experience! Cost is for each child. All children must be registered and accompanied by an adult. Register
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Covered Bridge Park is filled with the sounds of songbirds who have migrated from the south. Join our expert birder to uncover birding basics. We’ll supply binoculars, bird books, and cold drinks. Meet at Pavilion #1. Register
Covered Bridge Park
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Friday night family fun time! It’s summertime. What’s better than a walk in the night time woods, a campfire and some ooey, gooey goodness? Each program will have a slight twist. Sign up for one, or sign up for every week’s adventure! Register Adult Register Child
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Let’s Get Batty! We’ll learn about bat populations before enjoying s’mores around a campfire. Registration required for this FREE event. These programs are provided with support from Northampton County. Register – Aug 18
Louise Moore Park
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
9:00 am
Interested in taking your class on a Bike & Boat Adventure? See our award winning educational trip for yourself! This age appropriate program encourages responsible stewardship of the Lehigh River and its tributaries through STEM-based educational activities aligned to PA Academic Standards. The So Cool Bus ice is meeting us at Sand Island after the[...]
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
It’s wet. It’s fun. It’s the ford, and it’s way more than a way to cross the creek! Open your eyes and what will you see? Wade in the waters and what will you find? Registration required for this FREE event! Register Saturday, August 19
Trexler Nature Preserve
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 8:00 am
7:00 pm
Telescope in hand, we’ll search the sky for stars and planets. And renowned professional storyteller, Karen Mauer will provide captivating stories accompanied by her accordion. Get inspired with our create your own gourmet s’mores station around the campfire (think bananas, Nutella and strawberry jam, oh my!) You’ll need bedding, campfire seating and a flashlight. We’ll[...]
Trexler Nature Preserve
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our SeaPerch Remote Operated Vehicle program teaches students basic science and engineering concepts, along with the tool safety and technical procedures utilized in careers in naval architecture and naval, ocean, and marine engineering. We’ll be constructing an ROV from scratch and using our completed models to explore the river and canal. If you’ve always wanted[...]
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
It’s wet. It’s fun. It’s the ford, and it’s way more than a way to cross the creek! Open your eyes and what will you see? Wade in the waters and what will you find? Registration required for this FREE event! Register Sunday, August 20
Trexler Nature Preserve
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 am
9:00 am
We’ll get to know the living things that inhabit our corner of the Earth and how real Ecowarriors teach us what people, young and old alike, can do to make our lives and the lives of wildlife better. This program is provided with support from Northampton County Parks. Registration required for this FREE event. Register
Bear Swamp Park
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
We’ll get to know the living things that inhabit our corner of the Earth and how real Ecowarriors teach us what people, young and old alike, can do to make our lives and the lives of wildlife better. This program is underwritten by Northampton County Parks. This program is provided with support from Northampton County[...]
Wayne Grube Park
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Tubing Tuesdays have returned! Join us for a series of fun floats down the Little Lehigh Creek through Pool Wildlife Sanctuary. Glide over the fish and between the ducks on this delightfully cool family fun adventure. . Closed-toed shoes are required. Old sneakers work great! Advance registration is required and walk-ins are not allowed. PFDs[...]
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Friday night family fun time! It’s summertime. What’s better than a walk in the night time woods, a campfire and some ooey, gooey goodness? Each program will have a slight twist. Sign up for one, or sign up for every week’s adventure! Register Adult Register Child
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Let’s Get Batty! We’ll learn about bat populations before enjoying s’mores around a campfire. Registration required for this FREE event. These programs are provided with support from Northampton County. Register – Aug 25
Wy-hit-tuke Park
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 am
10:00 am
Our Bike and Boat program is a true family adventure! You’ll enjoy a 4 mile bike ride on a flat, 8-foot-wide crushed stone surface through Allentown Canal Park. Then we’ll swap our bikes for canoes and paddle down the Lehigh River to Sand Island. Bike and Boat is appropriate for children age 10 and older.[...]
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
It’s wet. It’s fun. It’s the ford, and it’s way more than a way to cross the creek! Open your eyes and what will you see? Wade in the waters and what will you find? Registration required for this FREE event! Register Saturday, August 26
Trexler Nature Preserve
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
It’s wet. It’s fun. It’s the ford, and it’s way more than a way to cross the creek! Open your eyes and what will you see? Wade in the waters and what will you find? Registration required for this FREE event! Register Sunday, August 27
Trexler Nature Preserve
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Tubing Tuesdays have returned! Join us for a series of fun floats down the Little Lehigh Creek through Pool Wildlife Sanctuary. Glide over the fish and between the ducks on this delightfully cool family fun adventure. . Closed-toed shoes are required. Old sneakers work great! Advance registration is required and walk-ins are not allowed. PFDs[...]
Pool Wildlife Sancutary
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Friday night family fun time! It’s summertime. What’s better than a walk in the night time woods, a campfire and some ooey, gooey goodness? Each week will have a slight twist. Sign up for one, or sign up for every week’s adventure! Register Adult Register Child
Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am
This edition of our Northampton County programming is both educational and yummy – Dutch Oven breakfast. If you think campfire cooking means endless opportunities to consume franks and beans, you can’t miss this program! The use of a Dutch oven in a campfire not only opens up a variety of meals, it also is an[...]
Wy-Hit-Tuk Park
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Explore the pools below the falls on the Lehigh River at Stoddartsville and learn about the history of this remarkable area! If you’ve always wanted to be a deep sea explorer, here’s your shot at experiencing the thrill of operating your own remote control underwater vehicle (ROV)! Plus, we’ll have the opportunity to explore the[...]
Stoddartsville, Pa
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
It’s wet. It’s fun. It’s the ford, and it’s way more than a way to cross the creek! Open your eyes and what will you see? Wade in the waters and what will you find? Register
Trexler Nature Preserve
Sep 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
Get ready to stretch, flex and take a breath. Wildlands Conservancy is leading an animal-inspired yoga session in the great outdoors, with live animals as our special guests. Yoga mats are encouraged, but not required. Dress for the weather. Register only one individual in an adult/child team. Registration required for this FREE program. This program[...]
Wayne Grube Park
10:00 am
Discover the remarkable ecosystems and fascinating history of this special Lehigh River spot between Freemansburg and Easton. Explore two islands accessible only by boat while paddling the flat and calm water around the PA Fish & Boat Commission Rt. 33 boat launch. All equipment is provided and all trips include beginner instruction and are led[...]
Rt. 33 Boat Launch off of Hope Road in Bethlehem Township
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
No pets are allowed. We’ll hike a figure-8 loop on the Ridge Nature Trail, part of the Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge, which Wildlands Conservancy helped preserve. Each loop is about 1.5 miles long. If you desire, you may return to your vehicle after walking just one of the loops. The trail goes up hill[...]
Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Autumn is right around the corner! We’re going to explore habitats to discover how both flora and fauna are preparing for approaching cold weather. Dress for the weather. Hot cocoa after our hike.  Meet at Pavilion #1. Register
Covered Bridge Park
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
A Sierra Club paddle only special adventure! We’ll start at Canal Park in Allentown in canoes and paddle to one of the downriver islands before turning around to paddle back to Canal Park.  All equipment is provided and all trips include beginner instruction and are led by our professional guides and special guests. Minimum age is 10.[...]
Canal Park
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 am
It’s the very last day of summer! We’ll say goodbye summer and welcome fall with a sensory hike, an owl presentation and celebratory campfire complete with s’mores. Cost is for each child. All children must be registered and accompanied by an adult. Register
Pool Wildlife Sancutary
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
An equinox occurs when the sun crosses the celestial equator – the imaginary line  in the sky above the Earth’s Equator – from north to south. In the Northern Hemisphere, the September equinox is known as the Autumnal Exquinox, however in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s the Vernal Equinox. The same equinox begins opposite seasons!  Join[...]
South Mountain Preserve
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Explore where the Lehigh River ends. The trip starts in Easton where the Lehigh River joins the Delaware River and we will paddle 6 miles downstream to Theodore Roosevelt Recreation Area. Then we will switch to bikes and peddle back along the Delaware Canal Path. Register
Easton, PA