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Centred Outdoors events

Centred Outdoors hosts free guided outings, wellness activities, and online programming. Wellness Wednesday programs require registration in advance. Guided outings do not require registration.

 

Some events include multiple dates and times. Click on an individual event to see additional dates, or scroll down to see the Calendar View for the entire season.

For information about visiting these or other locations on your own, see All Destinations.

  • Dry Hollow: Guided Outing
    Dry Hollow: Guided Outing
    Additional Dates/Times
    Sun, Jul 14
    Dry Hollow
    Jul 14, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Dry Hollow, Dry Hollow Camp Ln, Warriors Mark Township, PA 16877, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Dry Hollow, Dry Hollow Camp Ln, Warriors Mark Township, PA 16877, USA
    Home to barrens habitat and unique geological features including a massive sand pit. Conserved through a partnership between ClearWater and PA DCNR.
  • Wellness Wednesday: Art in Nature
    Wellness Wednesday: Art in Nature
    Wed, Jul 17
    Graysdale Park
    Jul 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Graysdale Park, 880 Grays Woods Blvd, Port Matilda, PA 16870, USA
    Jul 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Graysdale Park, 880 Grays Woods Blvd, Port Matilda, PA 16870, USA
    Get Out of Your Head and Into a Tree – Using the tree identification process of drawing and recording patterns as a mindfulness technique. Led by Ann Taylor Schimdt.
  • Bilger's Rocks: Guided Outing
    Bilger's Rocks: Guided Outing
    Additional Dates/Times
    Sun, Jul 21
    Bilger's Rocks
    Jul 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM
    Bilger's Rocks, 1921 Bilgers Rocks Rd, Grampian, PA 16838, USA
    Jul 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM
    Bilger's Rocks, 1921 Bilgers Rocks Rd, Grampian, PA 16838, USA
    Find yourself in awe of the exposed sandstone and forested paths of Bilger's rocks.
  • Wellness Wednesday: Forest Therapy
    Wellness Wednesday: Forest Therapy
    Wed, Jul 24
    Bilger's Rocks
    Jul 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Bilger's Rocks, 1921 Bilgers Rocks Rd, Grampian, PA 16838, USA
    Jul 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Bilger's Rocks, 1921 Bilgers Rocks Rd, Grampian, PA 16838, USA
    Reconnect with your senses at Bilger's Rocks and explore the relationship between self and the forest.
  • Raymond B. Winter State Park: Guided Outing
    Raymond B. Winter State Park: Guided Outing
    Additional Dates/Times
    Sun, Jul 28
    Raymond B. Winter State Park
    Jul 28, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM
    Raymond B. Winter State Park, 7879, 17215 Buffalo Rd, Mifflinburg, PA 17844, USA
    Jul 28, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM
    Raymond B. Winter State Park, 7879, 17215 Buffalo Rd, Mifflinburg, PA 17844, USA
    Raymond B. Winter State Park sits in a sandstone basin, supporting the spring-fed Halfway Lake and a variety of recreation opportunities.
  • Whipple Dam: Guided Outing
    Whipple Dam: Guided Outing
    Additional Dates/Times
    Sun, Aug 04
    Whipple Dam State Park
    Aug 04, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM
    Whipple Dam State Park, 3746 Laurel Run Rd, Petersburg, PA 16669, USA
    Aug 04, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM
    Whipple Dam State Park, 3746 Laurel Run Rd, Petersburg, PA 16669, USA
    Go on an adventure in one of Central Pennsylvania's hidden gems, Whipple Dam. (Note: Sunday and Thursday outings have different routes and difficulty levels.)
  • Wellness Wednesday: Mindfulness and Yoga
    Wellness Wednesday: Mindfulness and Yoga
    Wed, Aug 07
    Whipple Dam State Park
    Aug 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Whipple Dam State Park, 3746 Laurel Run Rd, Petersburg, PA 16669, USA
    Aug 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Whipple Dam State Park, 3746 Laurel Run Rd, Petersburg, PA 16669, USA
    Take a peaceful and powerful journey that integrates elements of yoga, qigong, and sound healing into one seamless practice.
  • Poe Paddy Tunnel: Guided Outing
    Poe Paddy Tunnel: Guided Outing
    Additional Dates/Times
    Sun, Aug 11
    Poe Paddy State Park / Tunnel Spur Rd.
    Aug 11, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Poe Paddy State Park / Tunnel Spur Rd., Tunnel Spur Rd, Haines Township, PA 16882, USA
    Aug 11, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Poe Paddy State Park / Tunnel Spur Rd., Tunnel Spur Rd, Haines Township, PA 16882, USA
    Take a short trip along the Pennsylvania Mid State Trail that begins with a memorable walk through the 250-foot Paddy Mountain Railroad Tunnel.
  • Millbrook Marsh: Guided Outing
    Millbrook Marsh: Guided Outing
    Additional Dates/Times
    Sun, Aug 18
    Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
    Aug 18, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, 548 Puddintown Rd, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Aug 18, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, 548 Puddintown Rd, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Plan an adventure along the boardwalk at Millbrook Marsh to discover the unique ecologic and historical features of the marsh and surrounding property.
  • Wellness Wednesday: Medicinal Plants
    Wellness Wednesday: Medicinal Plants
    Wed, Aug 21
    Millbrook Marsh
    Aug 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Rd, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Aug 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Millbrook Marsh, 548 Puddintown Rd, State College, PA 16801, USA
    At Millbrook Marsh. Presented by Jennifer Tucker.
  • Soaring Eagle Wetland: Guided Outing
    Soaring Eagle Wetland: Guided Outing
    Additional Dates/Times
    Sun, Aug 25
    Soaring Eagle Wetland
    Aug 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Soaring Eagle Wetland, 6543 S Eagle Valley Rd, Julian, PA 16844, USA
    Aug 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Soaring Eagle Wetland, 6543 S Eagle Valley Rd, Julian, PA 16844, USA
    Plan a memorable day of birdwatching, nature walking, fishing, picnicking, or all of the above at an outdoor destination that offers a little bit of everything, for everyone!
  • Thousand Steps: Guided Outing
    Thousand Steps: Guided Outing
    Sun, Sep 01
    Thousand Steps, Standing Stone Trail
    Sep 01, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Thousand Steps, Standing Stone Trail, William Penn Hwy, Mapleton, PA 17052, USA
    Sep 01, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Thousand Steps, Standing Stone Trail, William Penn Hwy, Mapleton, PA 17052, USA
    Built in the 1930s by workers who needed a safer way to reach the quarry above Jack's Narrows, this trail is part of the 80-mile Standing Stone Trail.
  • Wellness Wednesday: Drum Circle
    Wellness Wednesday: Drum Circle
    Wed, Sep 04
    Soaring Eagle Wetland
    Sep 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Soaring Eagle Wetland, 6543 S Eagle Valley Rd, Julian, PA 16844, USA
    Sep 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Soaring Eagle Wetland, 6543 S Eagle Valley Rd, Julian, PA 16844, USA
    Join us at Soaring Eagle Wetland for a beginner-friendly drum session! Presented by Jana Marie Foundation.
  • Lower Trail to Shingletown: Guided Outing
    Lower Trail to Shingletown: Guided Outing
    Sun, Sep 08
    Lower Trail at Laurel Run Road
    Sep 08, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Lower Trail at Laurel Run Road, Q62G+GM, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Sep 08, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Lower Trail at Laurel Run Road, Q62G+GM, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Explore the unique landscape of Shingletown Gap with the cooling rush of Roaring Run, stone walls along the creekside, and tunnels of rhodedendron.
  • Jackson Trail: Guided Outing
    Jackson Trail: Guided Outing
    Sun, Sep 15
    Jackson Trail, Route 26N
    Sep 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Jackson Trail, Route 26N, Jackson Trail, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Sep 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Jackson Trail, Route 26N, Jackson Trail, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Sturdy hiking shoes will help as you step along large and small rocks and make your way to David's Vista and enjoy views from the Tussey Mountain ridgeline.
  • Wellness Wednesday: Art in Nature
    Wellness Wednesday: Art in Nature
    Wed, Sep 18
    Galbraith Gap
    Sep 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Galbraith Gap, 400 Bear Meadows Rd, Boalsburg, PA 16827, USA
    Sep 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Galbraith Gap, 400 Bear Meadows Rd, Boalsburg, PA 16827, USA
    Join us to explore the connections between art and nature. Led by Ann Taylor Schimdt.
  • Greenwood Spur Trail: Guided Outing
    Greenwood Spur Trail: Guided Outing
    Sun, Sep 22
    Greenwood Spur Trail at Alan Seeger
    Sep 22, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Greenwood Spur Trail at Alan Seeger, Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA
    Sep 22, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Greenwood Spur Trail at Alan Seeger, Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA
    Travel the most northern section of the Standing Stone Trail, which ascends from Alan Seeger to the Greenwood Fire Tower atop Broad Mountain.
  • Spruce Gap: Guided Outing
    Spruce Gap: Guided Outing
    Sun, Sep 29
    Spruce Gap (Galbraith Parking Area)
    Sep 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Spruce Gap (Galbraith Parking Area), 400 Bear Meadows Rd, Boalsburg, PA 16827, USA
    Sep 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Spruce Gap (Galbraith Parking Area), 400 Bear Meadows Rd, Boalsburg, PA 16827, USA

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