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Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Have fun creating crafts with kids and leading activities outdoors at our fun fall festival!

All volunteers receive a free t-shirt.

Meet people, and help us at our biggest event of the year - Garden Harvest Day. A fall festival, Garden Harvest Day provides a day of free family fun for the local community.

Help us by running booths and activities like: crafts, children's games, apple butter making, apple cidering, fall photos, bird feeder building, corn cracking and shelling, food stands, mansion tours, and more! We can give you pointers on each activity when you sign up!

Registration required.

When: Sunday, October 4th 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

For more information or to register, contact Kim Schubert: ra-nrspkingees@pa.gov or 717-486-3799.

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About Kings Gap Environmental Education Center

Location:

500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, US

Mission Statement

To maintain, improve and preserve state parks; to manage state forest lands to assure their long-term health, sustainability and economic use; to provide information on Pennsylvanian’s ecological and geologic resources; and to administer grant and technical assistance programs that will benefit rivers conservation, trails and greenways, local recreation, regional heritage conservation and environmental education programs across Pennsylvania.

Description

Kings Gap’s unique attractions are its mountainous terrain, extensive forest and panoramic views, which may be experienced while driving the winding road to the mansion area, or while hiking the trails. The sweeping view of the Cumberland Valley from the Cameron-Masland Mansion is impressive at any time of the year.

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center is one of several state parks specifically dedicated to provide environmental education and interpretive programs to the citizens of Pennsylvania. A variety of programs are available for children, teachers and the general public that increase knowledge and awareness of the values and function of our natural resources. Whether enjoying Kings Gap through recreational activities, educational programs, or its scenic beauty, visitors can be inspired to become stewards of Pennsylvania’s outstanding natural resources.

Kings Gap consists of 2,531 acres of forest on South Mountain, with more than 18 miles of hiking trails, a permanent orienteering course, picnicking, hunting and other recreational and educational opportunities. The mansion provides facilities for meals and overnight lodging, and may be reserved for meetings, weddings, receptions and similar functions.

Children & Youth
Community
Environment

WHEN

Sun Oct 04, 2020
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM  

WHERE

500 Kings Gap RoadCarlisle, PA 17015

(40.09372,-77.26798)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Food Service
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Please fill out application online- https://www.volunteers.dcnr.state.pa.us/index.aspx

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