Apr 28
Lenape Wapiti Chapter Banquet
Join the Lenape Wapiti Chapter for their fundraising banquet at the Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Macungie, PA  Contact Wayne McConahy for info:  wmcconahy@gmail.com   Banquet Letter    Banquet Application   


Apr 28
Project Wet Workshop


Apr 29
A Time for Turkeys
Gobble, Gobble! Spring Turkey season opened this weekend in PA! Come join us to learn more about one of Pennsylvania’s favorite game birds!

May 05
Clinton County Chapter Banquet
The Clinton County Chapter will host their banquet at the Durwachter Center, Lock Haven University.  Contact:  Rick Trude for info:  precisioninstallation@yahoo.com    Banquet Info


May 05
Elk Management in Pennsylvania
Join KECA staff at 2pm for an informational presentation on elk management in Pennsylvania. Learn what agencies work together to manage elk in Pennsylvania, what management techniques are used, and current information on the herd.

May 06
PA Black Bears
Come join us at 2pm for this informative program as we learn fascinating facts about Pennsylvania's largest predator. Learn about their physiology, life cycle, and some interesting information about their den sites. Did you know their lifespan is about 10 years, though they can potentially live much longer!

May 12
First aid survival and hiking safety
 

Join KECA staff at 2pm for an interpretive hike as we provide you with tips on how to handle emergency situations in the outdoors. Please dress for the weather as we will be doing various first aid/ survival demonstrations on our trails. Please note NO certificate will be provided for completion of program.



May 13
Ticks and Lyme
While an unpleasant topic, with warming weather comes ticks. Join us at 2pm for an introduction to ticks, their life cycle and the diseases they spread.

May 19
Elk Country Escape Room
The Elk Country Visitor Center will be adapting our discovery room into a temporary escape room. A new session will run every 30 minutes from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and admission is free! You may wait to sign up the day of however space is limited to pre-register your group please contact Courtney Colley at KECAConEd@windstream.net. Ideal group size is 4-8 players. This activity is targeted for audiences 10 years of age or older.

May 20
Vernal Pools
Springtime is life renewing itself. Vernal pools are a microcosm of this miracle. Learn how these temporary wetlands provided habitat for many species, such as frogs, salamanders, and how these mini-ecosystems also benefit other vertebrate and invertebrate life forms. Program starts at 2pm

May 26
Elk Walk and Talk

Join a staff member at 2pm as we stroll the trails around the Elk Country Visitor Center. Learn interesting facts about the property and the wildlife that call these fields and woodlands home. We will be covering topics such as what elk eat, where they spend their time, and how each season brings something new.



May 27
Cute Calves
Elk calving season is practically here. Join our Con Ed staff at 2pm for an informative program on elk calves. In addition, learn about how the PGC monitors these new members of our elk herd!

Jun 09
Elk Country Arts and Crafts Show
This tremendous 2-day event boasts arts and crafts, food, wine, kids activities, demonstrations and even live music! Not to mention it's free of charge and will happen Rain or Shine! We hope to see you at the Center on the 9th and 10th! We are also still accepting additional vendors; interested parties can reserve their space with by using the form below!  Arts and Crafts Show Vendor Registration  Arts and Crafts Fair Pamphlet  Arts and Crafts Fair Pamphlet (back)

Jun 10
Elk Country Arts and Crafts Show
This tremendous 2-day event boasts arts and crafts, food, wine, kids activities, demonstrations and even live music! Not to mention it's free of charge and will happen Rain or Shine! We hope to see you at the Center on the 9th and 10th! We are also still accepting additional vendors; interested parties can reserve their space with by using the form below!  Arts and Crafts fair Vendor Registration  Arts and Crafts Pamphlet  Arts and Crafts Show Pamphlet (back)

Jul 28
Ride for The Elk Country Alliance
Join us on July 28th and 29th for the annual KECA motorcycle ride! Registration includes a shirt and tasty BBQ! Ride one day or two, and enjoy the ride through Elk Country taking in the sights and soaking up the mountain airRide for the Elk Registration  Ride for the Elk Pamphlet  Ride for the Elk Pamphlet (back)

Jul 29
Ride for the Elk Country Alliance
Join us on July 28th and 29th for the annual KECA motorcycle ride! Registration includes a shirt and tasty BBQ! Ride one day or two, and enjoy the ride through Elk Country taking in the sights and soaking up the mountain air!    Ride for the ELK Registration  Ride for the Elk Information Pamphlet  Ride for the Elk Pamphlet (back)

Upcoming Events






VISITOR CENTER SEASONAL HOURS
June - August:
7 days a week 8am – 8pm
September – October:

7 Days a Week | 8am – 8pm
November – December:
Thursday – Monday | 9am – 5pm Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
January – March:

Saturday & Sunday Only | 9am – 5pm **Closed Easter Sunday
April – May:
Thursday – Monday | 9am – 5pm
(closed Tues & Wed)
**Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, 1st Day of Buck, Christmas, New Years**