Great staff, beautiful locations and LOTS of fun outside! Youth, 4 years old to 12 graders have a blast outdoors! Games, hikes, role-playing, stories, live animals, and small groups. Weekly sessions through August 8.
Summer Fun Raffle!|
Drawing on Labor Day. You do not need to be present to win. $10 a ticket. more info.
Win one of these:
Evening Charter for two on the Susquehanna River with Lance Dunham.
A recycled-plastic lawn chair: one of two styles & a choice of many colors.
Take a walk on "The Neck"|
Over 11 miles of well-marked trails wind through 360+ acres. It's secluded, beautiful, and peaceful. "The Neck" is the tightest oxbow in the Susquehanna River. It's comprised of about 1,000 acres, nearly all of this private property is protected from future development.
- Search for butterfles in the Native Plant Garden
- Peek at the Birds of Prey in their enclosures
- Borrow a Fundana and play a game along the trail
- Skip rocks across the river
- Search for fossils along the shore
- Bring a snack or lunch to eat at the Overlook or at the picnic table
- Relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy a very special part of the Endless Mountains
- Groups of 10 or more must have a reservation
Did you recently replace your cell phone or cell phone battery?
Donate your old or unused cell phone, smartphones, ipods, tables, and iphones to the Nature Center.
We'll recycle them and your cell phone batteries in an environmentally-friendly way. The Nature Center receives a donation for them, and you'll know that no water is being polluted and people being poisoned.
Watch for collection signs. Sites include: Gay's True Value and Van Duzer's Gas Station. If you have a site for a collection sign & recycling box, or need more information, call 570-836-3835.
Ticks thrive in spring & fall weather!
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Lodging & Meeting Space at Camp Lackawanna
It's a great place to RELAX and reconnect naturally!
It's a retreat center and youth camp nestled on 1,000-acre oxbow of the Susquehanna River. Call Camp Lackawanna for details 570-348-0643
Rental facilities include:
Camp Lackawanna is owned and operated by the Presbytery of Lackawanna, a group of Presbyteryian Churches in NEPA.
- Main Lodge: Meeting space for 150 people equipt with a commerical-type kitchen and large screen porch.
- Smryl Lodge: Sleeps 30 people and has a house-sized kitchen, meeting room, and large screen porch.
- Pavilion: Large picnic pavilion with BBQ pit and seating for approx. 150.
- Open-air Cabins: Sleep 8 people, screened windows, electricity, some have covered porches.
- Group Camping Site: Tent camping sites with water and one fire ring.
- & amenities including a nature center, swimming pool, sand volleyball court, large mowed lawns, 11 miles of trails, scenic views, canoes, labyrinth, modern bath house, campfire ring, and amphitheater.
The Endless Mountains Nature Center is a proud member of the Association for Nature Center Administrators.
June 17-Aug 9
Sat 8 am-dusk
Sun 8 am-5 pm
Aug 12-Dec 1
8 am to dusk, everyday
Closed for hunting
except Dec 8
Open 8 am-dusk, everyday
Kiwanis Nature Park
Dawn to dusk
Trail is barely passable due to storm damage.
Found an injured or orphaned wild animal?
Place in a box with air holes. Keep warm and quiet. Call a wildlife rehabilitator IMMEDIATELY:
Delaware Valley Raptor Center,
Raptors only (hawks, owls, vultures)
Second Chance Wildlife Center,
Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center,
All PA Wildlife Rehabilitators can be found through their association at pawr.com
Most rehabilitators are volunteers with other jobs. You will be asked to take the injured animal to the rehabilitator or at least meet them half way. Please give them a donation to help care for the injured animal.