Hunting is an activity that is woven into Pennsylvania's culture. There are close to a million hunters that take to Penn's Woods each year to connect with nature, spend time with family and pursue their favorite game. September 27th is National Hunting and Fishing Day and a great time to learn!
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Healthy eating combined with regular physical activity can lower a child’s obesity risk. Kids should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Check our calendar for events to get the entire family involved!
Family Fishing programs are still held in September around the state so visit the Get Outdoors PA calendar to search for opportunities to fish the warm Pennsylvania waters...
National Orienteering Days are being held in September so get out there and discover how fun orienteering can be. You will find that "O" is the way to "GO"! Look on our calendar for beginner level programming while visiting the National Orienteering website for more advanced programs.

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Why Get Outdoors PA?

Did you ever try fly fishing, nature photography, target shooting or backpacking?  Get Outdoors PA is a way for you and your whole family to learn or advance these recreation activities through active, outside, fun  programs. There is something for everyone! If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

In Pennsylvania we have 4 wonderful seasons for programming so keep an eye on the calendar year around!



Pocono Environmental Ed Center welcomes new and returning participants...


to their programs on paddling, photography, biking, hiking and even survival skills!   PEEC is located within the Delaware Water Gap Natural Recreation Area in NE PA and offers day or overnight programs.  This non-profit partnership offers environmental education, sustainable living and nature appreciation through hands-on experiences in the outdoors of the national park.  


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