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Pine Hill Recreation Area

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12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States

May 2021

EXPLORE! Signs of Spring

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Signs of Spring Grades: K–5 Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member. Location: Pine Hill Recreation Area Time: 4 to 5 p.m. The group will go on a hike—a spring scavenger hunt looking for animal tracks, feathers, flowers, butterflies and more. Activities including listening to a nature story, and planting a flower to take home. Covid safety protocols are in place for this program. Download our waiver/contact form here. The form is fillable online; if you are able to, please print it and bring…

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Spring EXPLORE! Leaf Animals

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Leaf Animals Grades: K–5 Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member. Location: Pine Hill Recreation Area Time: 4 to 5 p.m. Students will collect leaves and glue them on paper to create “leaf animals” of their choice, then take a hike, discovering interesting items in nature, including trees that are especially important for producing caterpillars or beautiful moths and butterflies. Kids will learn about “leaf miners,” critters who live inside leaves. Covid safety protocols are in place for this program. Download our waiver/contact…

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Spring EXPLORE! Going on a Bug Hunt

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Going on a Bug Hunt Grades: K–5 Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member. Location: Pine Hill Recreation Area Time: 4 to 5 p.m. The instructor will take the group on a guided bug/insect hunt—turning over logs, looking under leaves etc. Students will also use “bug box magnifiers” and hand-held lenses to inspect their finds up close. Covid safety protocols are in place for this program. Download our waiver/contact form here. The form is fillable online; if you are able to, please print…

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Youth Festival 2021

May 23 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Fun outside day for kids to include hikes, story walk, hands-on activities and partnered stations. This event will be scaled back for 2021 to accommodate Covid safety protocols. Come back for details on activities and how you can participate. Time to be confimed.

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Spring EXPLORE! Nature Journaling

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Nature Journaling Grades: K–5 Cost: $5 member, $6 non-member. Location: Pine Hill Recreation Area Time: 4 to 5 p.m. Students will learn how to make their own “cut and fold” nature journal out of paper. They will decorate the cover with their choice of ink stamps and their own drawings. They will also take a hike to find a special spot to sit in the woods where they can draw or write—or both—in their journals, using colored pencils. Covid safety protocols…

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