Necopeck Park Lists Teacher Workshop, Boy Scout Bird Study Merit Badge

The following programs will be held during March at Nescopeck State Park. For more information or to register, please call 570-403-2006, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, March 18

Teacher & Educator Workshop: PA Songbirds Curriculum; 9 am–3:30 pm

PA Songbirds is a state-specific curriculum aimed at both formal and nonformal teachers of grades K-12.Participants will explore background information of songbirds and participate in hands-on activities focusing on birds, bird identification, people, and bird habitat. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive the curriculum book. Dress for being both indoors and outdoors throughout the day and pack a lunch. ACT 48 hours will be available upon request. Register by calling 570-403-2006. Cost: $20.00

Friday, March 21

Boy Scout Bird Study Merit Badge: Part One; 6 –8 pm

The first of two sessions (Part Two will occur Saturday, May 10 from 9 AM –1 PM) in which boy scouts complete all the requirements necessary to earn the Bird Study Merit Badge. Scouts must attend both sessions to earn the badge. There will be required course work to complete on your own time between sessions. Register by calling 570-403-2006. Free.

If you need accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park or make inquiries through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 1-888-537-7294 (TTY).

Bureau of State Parks Staff will gladly discuss how to accommodate your needs. With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.