We invite you to participate in activities that celebrate the outdoors, such as our hiking, our educational workshops and lectures, nature presentations, music concerts and bird watching. And if you value what Lacawac offers our community and our region, we hope you will consider becoming a member. Find a program that’s right for you or try something new – but don’t miss these exciting opportunities:
Register for our programs by calling: 570.689.9494 or emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Unless otherwise noted all programs are to start at the Visitor Center*
Saturday, October 21st
1PM - 4PM
Enjoy the scenery and the stories on this 3 mile hike to the shoreline of Lake Wallenpaupack. Learn about GPS and geocaching at Lacawac, learn how to use GPS as well as a compass. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your water bottle and a snack. All ages welcome. Registration appreciated. Free.
Veterans Day Hike
Saturday, November 11th
10 AM - 12PM
Delight in a leisurely hike to Lake Lacawac on a crisp autumn day, wear comfortable shoes. All are welcome. Registration appreciated. Free.
Holiday Tea and Tour
Saturday November 18th or Sunday November 19th
Lacawac’s historic 1903 Watres Lodge will be dressed for the upcoming Christmas season while you enjoy a variety of baked goods and finger foods with seasonal tea. Experience the beauty of this summer estate and hunting lodge with a guided tour. Register in advance – seating is limited. Cost: $25 per guest.
Deck the Halls Tour
Sunday, December 3rd
1PM - 3PM
Get into the holiday spirit at Lacawac Sanctuary with a hike to the Adirondack Great Camp. Afterwards enjoy hot cocoa at the Watres Lodge.
Winter Watercolor Workshop
Saturday February 10th
Winter has its own beauty to enjoy. Beat the winter blues by painting with them. No experience necessary, we’ll go over some watercolor basics before painting an original winter scene. Registration required as space is limited.
Winter Ecology Hike
Saturday February 24th
How do plants and animals survive the cold? Take a short hike and breathe in the crisp air while finding signs of life in winter. Registration appreciated, wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.
History of Ice Harvesting
Saturday March 10th
$5/ Free Members
Join us for a special presentation by the experts at Ice Works on the history of a once booming trade here in the Poconos. Interact with the tools that were used while observing the process through pictures from the past. Registration recommended, all ages welcome. Indoor/outdoor program please dress appropriately for the weather.
Spring Babies Egg Hunt & Hike
Saturday March 24th
Enjoy a family friendly hike while we look for new life here at Lacawac. Use your observational skills to search for informative “eggs’ along the way. Wear comfortable shoes, all ages welcome. Registration appreciated.
Saturday April 14th
$15/$10 Members Per Class
Reconnect with the world around you as you enjoy a unique yoga experience with Maggie from Roots Yoga. Two 90 minute classes available. Please bring your own mats and meet at the carriage house. Weather permitting class will be held outside. A limited number of mats will be made available, reservations recommended.