DiscoverE: Penn’s Adventurers (ages 9-12)
The Penn’s Adventurers program is open to children ages 9-12 and is comprised of 12 hours of programming over 3 days. The Penn’s Adventurers theme this year is “Outdoor Recreation.” Participants will learn about a variety of outdoor recreations (ie- backpacking, kayaking, archery, fire building, etc.). There will be activities, walks, and games; all focused on sharpening your outdoor rec skills. There is no requirement for a parent or guardian to remain during this program. The program will be held July 11, 12, and 13, 2017, and pre-registration will be required starting summer 2017.
Tuesday, July 11 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wine and Dine Chef Weekend at Gateway Lodge
Programs at Cook Forest State Park
Edible Flowers Workshop at Quiet Creek Herb Farm
Learn how to propagate plants such as pansies, calendula, nasturtiums, borage and more. These annuals will grow into medicinal, ornamental, and culinary herbs that you can sell and/or enjoy for your business or pleasure. Rusty and Claire, having 20 years of experience at Quiet Creek, will lead you in this hands-on class, teaching you how to make the most of edible flowers. Cost analysis (retail and wholesale) will be outlined for your financial decision making. You will go home with a variety of plants and your newfound knowledge to sustain your herbs for a lifetime.
iPad Interpretive Apps
Check out the park’s new iPad and the interpretive apps that we can use with visitors. Birding and night sky apps and more; all projected onto the big screen to see.
Friday, July 21 at 8:30pm
Parker Dam State Park
28 Fairview Road, Penfield, PA 15849-9799
Coolspring Power Museum
with Running Displays & Guided Tours
Founded in 1985 – Celebrating Our 32nd Year
Coolspring, Pennsylvania, USA
Our mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret historically significant and mechanically interesting early stationary internal combustion engines for the education and enjoyment of everyone.
Coolspring Power Museum presents an illuminating history of the evolution of internal combustion engine technology that put an end to the steam powered era. The museum’s collection includes over 275 stationary engines housed in more than 20 display buildings.
Stationary gas hit and miss engines, throttle governed engines, flame ignition engines, hot tube ignition engines, and hot air engines are all among the permanent exhibits at the Coolspring Power Museum in Coolspring, Pennsylvania. Engines in the museum’s collection range in size from fractional horsepower up to 600 horsepower. Please visit our Exhibits page which includes a number of Virtual Tours of the exhibits in the museum’s collection.
Coolspring Power Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 1985. Please visit our Organization page for information regarding our officers, Board of Directors, and coordinators.
Duathlon, 5K Race, Community Walk
Brookville Y CARES for kids benefiting Western PA CARES for Kids Child Advocacy Center will be holding it’s 9th annual duathlon, 5k race and community walk on Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at Cook Forest State Park, shelter 2. Pre-registration and waiver forms will be available online at www.carescac.org and at the Brookville YMCA at the beginning of May. The Pre-registration deadline is June 26th. An awards ceremony and free lunch will follow the race. All proceeds help us provide a child friendly coordinated response to child abuse. For more information visit our website at www.carescac.org or call (814) 849-1904.