Recurring

February 2022 Wee Wonder Series for Preschoolers

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd, Waynesboro

The youngest naturalists will love these winter adventures in the park! Spread over four Wednesdays: February 2, 9, 16 & 23, from 1–2:15 in the afternoon at Pine Hill Recreation…

Creatures of the Night: Owl Walk for Age 15 & Up

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd, Waynesboro

This event has been cancelled due to weather. If it is rescheduled again, we will post it here. The Owl Walk (originally set for Feb. 3) has been re-scheduled for…

Winter Season Family Trail Hike

Appalachian Trail PA

The Naturalist Series of Outdoor Programs Enjoy our series of Appalachian Trail Hikes, planned for the last Sunday of each month, January–May 2022 Hike with us along a portion of…

Telescope Clinic—Learn How to Use Your Telescope!

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro

Dan Kaminsky of the Tri-State Astronomers checks out a telescope. In partnership with the Tri-State Astronomers Club, The Institute is hosting a telescope clinic on Saturday, March 5 from 10…

Star Party

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd, Waynesboro

The March 7 Star Party was cancelled due to cloud cover. We hope to reschedule in the fall.  Area residents are invited to a “star party,” a telescope viewing of…

Penn’s Woods Over Time: People and the Forest Lecture #2

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro

Andre Weltman, Chairman, Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park Each spring, The Institute presents a pair or series of related programs. For 2022, the lectures will be on March…

StoryWalk® Sundays April 2022

Our series of StoryWalk® Sunday adventures for kids continues in April. This month only, it's on the first Sunday. The story posted on the StoryWalk® trail at Pine Hill Park…