Seneca Rocks Discovery Center Summer 2022 Program Schedule

Release Date: Jun 15, 2022

Contact(s): Julie Fosbender


Seneca Rocks Discovery Center and the historic Sites Homestead, in cooperation with the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association, are offering a full schedule of programs this summer. Everyone is welcome to join the staff for a variety of interesting and engaging free programs. All programs are subject to change or cancellation at any time.

THURSDAYS

  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Storytime with a Ranger, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Enjoy a morning outdoors with stories and games perfect for preschool and early elementary age children.

FRIDAYS

  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Coffee with a Ranger, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Plan your day and discover the forest while enjoying free coffee at the Mon Forest Towns hospitality table. Sponsored by the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association.
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Junior Ranger, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Make connections to the area’s natural and cultural history with activities for the young and young at heart.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Roving Rangers, Seneca Rocks Trail. Pause along the trail or at the top of the rocks for short talks and demonstrations.
  • 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Evening Program, Seneca Shadows Campground Amphitheater. End your day with a family friendly program to create lasting memories. You do not need to be a guest of the Seneca Shadows Campground to attend. (In the event of rain, this program will be held at the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center.) Sponsored by the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association in cooperation with American Land & Leisure.

SATURDAYS

  • 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Exhibiting Artists, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Sponsored by the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association. Watch and talk with local artisans as they demonstrate their craft. You can also purchase their finished crafts in the Center’s bookstore.
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Coffee with a Ranger, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Plan your day and discover the forest while enjoying free coffee at the Mon Forest Towns hospitality table. Sponsored by the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association.
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Junior Ranger, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Make connections to the area’s natural and cultural history with activities for the young and young at heart.
  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Pioneer Visits, Sites Homestead. Visit with local musicians or crafters as they bring the 19th century to life.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Roving Rangers, Seneca Rocks Trail. Pause along the trail or at the top of the rocks for short talks and demonstrations.
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Discover Nature Journaling, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Write or sketch your way to physical, mental, and emotional benefits through the practice of nature journaling.
  • 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Concert and Speaker Series, Seneca Shadows Campground Amphitheater. Kick back to the sounds of local musicians or sit up and take note as subject matter experts share their knowledge. You do not need to be a guest of the Seneca Shadows campground to attend. Sponsored by the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association in cooperation with American Land & Leisure.

SUNDAYS

  • 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Exhibiting Artists, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Sponsored by the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association. Watch and talk with local artisans as they demonstrate their craft. You can also purchase their finished crafts in the Center’s bookstore.
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Coffee with a Ranger, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Plan your day and discover the forest while enjoying free coffee at the Mon Forest Towns hospitality table. Sponsored by ENFIA.
  • 9:30 a.m. - 110:00 a.m., Discover Yoga, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Find your flow with guided movements and meditations.
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Junior Ranger, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Make connections to the area’s natural and cultural history with activities for the young and young at heart.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Roving Rangers, Seneca Rocks Trail. Pause along the trail or at the top of the rocks for short talks and demonstrations.
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Discover the Atlatl, Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Test your aim with this ancient weapon which predated the bow and arrow.

MONDAYS

  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Coffee with a Ranger. Plan your day and discover the forest while enjoying free coffee at the Mon Forest Towns hospitality table. Sponsored by ENFIA.
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Junior Ranger. Make connections to the area’s natural and cultural history with activities for the young and young at heart.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Roving Rangers. Pause along the trail or at the top of the rocks for short talks and demonstrations.

Seneca Rocks Discovery Center is open Thursday through Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Sites Homestead is open Thursday through Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

For more information, call the Center at 304-567-2827.