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2016 Guide to the Gap Trip Planner (16 MB PDF): Contains trip planning information and calendar of park events.

 

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Growing as a Landscape Photographer: It's All About the Light

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peter's Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $320
    Sunday, May 14, 2017

    Everyday from 05/13/2017 to 05/14/2017

    What is great light? And how do you find it? This workshop will explore how to recognize great light in photography.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Introduction to Jewelry Making

    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $350
    Sunday, May 14, 2017

    Everyday from 05/13/2017 to 05/14/2017

    Learn the fundamental techniques used in making metal jewelry from sheet and wire.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Introduction to Natural Dyes

    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $340
    Sunday, May 14, 2017

    Everyday from 05/13/2017 to 05/14/2017

    Participants in this two day intensive course will be introduced to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Solar Plate Etching

    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $400
    Sunday, May 14, 2017

    Everyday from 05/13/2017 to 05/14/2017

    Harness the power of the sun to create works of art.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Vessel Building: Bit by Bit

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $365
    Sunday, May 14, 2017

    Everyday from 05/13/2017 to 05/14/2017

    Build a sculptural vessel at Peters Valley School of Craft.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Active Adventures: Nature Photography

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $25
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Let photographers guide you through getting the perfect wildlife and outdoor photographs.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Border Book: Text & Image

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $355
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Everyday from 05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017

    A Border Book is a structure that allows multiple possibilities for imagery and text, learn more about this creative process at Peter's Valley School of Craft.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Getting Past Knit and Purl

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $340
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Everyday from 05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017

    Hone your knitting skills at Peter's Valley School of Craft.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Lighting the Portrait

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $350
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Learn how to pose and light models skillfully and with a personal approach.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Peters Valley Self-Guided Studio Tours

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/20/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Take a self-guided tour around the Fine Craft Studios at Peters Valley School of Craft.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Pit Firing with No Borders

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $390
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Everyday from 05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017

    Explore pit-firing techniques with an emphasis on salt and copper flashing.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Small Scale Casting

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $400
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Everyday from 05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017

    Learn all about small scale metal casting for sculpture or jewelry.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Turned Wood Bowls: Beyond the Basic

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $355
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Everyday from 05/20/2017 to 05/21/2017

    Take your turned wooden bowl to a whole new level.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Active Adventures: Intro to Tai Chi & QiGong

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese internal martial art, excellent for improving physical health and mental awareness.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Civil War Program - Private Peach

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Walpack Center Church
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Attend a special program honoring the union soldiers from the Civil War who are buried in the historic Walpack Cemetery.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Introduction to Blacksmithing

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Watch a blacksmith demonstrate their trade.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Dingmans After Dark: Night Hike

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Falls Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Walk along the Dingmans Creek and use multiple senses to explore the park in a new way.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Spring Fling Family Nature Getaway Weekend

    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Please see details
    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Experience a fun, friendly, educational getaway over memorial day weekend with your family!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Waterfall Walk

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Falls Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/26/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Join a ranger for an easy stroll to two spectacular waterfalls and learn about the natural and cultural history of the area.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Young Members Weekend Getaway at Camp Mohican

    • Location: Mohican Outdoor Center
    • Fees: $151 member / $161 non-member
    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Everyday from 05/26/2017 to 05/28/2017

    Feeling young/wild/free and ready to hike, boat, and meet new pals and old friends? Join the 2017 Young Members Getaway for a beautiful weekend at Mohican Outdoor Center!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    1800's Village Life

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Millbrook Village
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/27/2017 to 09/03/2017

    What was life like in the 1800's? Take a self-guided tour of this small historic village and find out!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Campground Talk

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Campground
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 05/27/2017 to 09/02/2017

    Rangers provide insight into the many facets of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    From iPhone to Coffee Table

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $450
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Everyday from 05/27/2017 to 05/29/2017

    Let's break some rules! Use your iPhone to capture nature in the wild.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Intermediate Blacksmithing for Teens

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $375
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Everyday from 05/27/2017 to 05/31/2017

    Further develop your technical repertoire of skill and Blacksmithing techniques. (Ages 13-17).

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Mixed Media Fiber Techniques

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $340
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Everyday from 05/27/2017 to 05/28/2017

    Learn a variety of interesting fiber art techniques.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Multiple Surface Treatments

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $505
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Everyday from 05/27/2017 to 05/29/2017

    Learn about the famous cobalt blue pigment and the proper use of brushes utilized in the creation of Chinese Blue and White porcelain.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Spring Fling at Millbrook

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Millbrook Village
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Celebrate the "opening day" event of the summer season for Millbrook Village!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Rosenkrans House and Museum - Open House

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Walpack Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 05/28/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Visit the Rosenkrans House & Museum for an in-depth look at local history.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Van Campen Inn - Open House

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Van Campen Inn
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 05/28/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Travel back to Colonial times when you visit the Van Campen Inn.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Clay Becomes the Body

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $655
    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Everyday from 06/02/2017 to 06/06/2017

    Learn how to use the potter’s wheel to create human and animal figurative pottery.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Digital Negatives

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $705
    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Everyday from 06/02/2017 to 06/06/2017

    Explore ways to move from digital to analog photographic methods.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Dingmans After Dark: Lantern Stroll

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Falls Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Experience Dingmans Ravine and waterfalls by the soft glow of lantern light.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Modern Shibori: Hand Dyeing & Design Intensive

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $660
    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Everyday from 06/02/2017 to 06/06/2017

    Ancient art form meets modern aesthetic in this intensive Shibori hand dyeing and surface design workshop.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Painting, Sketching, and Hiking Mohican Getaway

    • Location: Mohican Outdoor Center
    • Fees: Adult: $179 member / $193 non-member
    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Everyday from 06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

    Join in this wonderful opportunity for a weekend of hiking and art.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Table Saw Techniques

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $695
    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Everyday from 06/02/2017 to 06/06/2017

    Interested in the table saw? Learn some techniques at Peter's Valley School of Craft!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Traditional Turkish Coppersmithing

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $690
    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Everyday from 06/02/2017 to 06/06/2017

    Become one of the few skilled in the traditional art of Turkish Coppersmithing.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Bridge the Gap: Day Paddle

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 3, 2017

    Join Pocono Environmental Education Center for a free canoe or kayak trip down the Delaware!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    National Trails Day Waterfall Walk

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Falls Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 3, 2017

    Celebrate National Trails Day with a walk to the waterfalls!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Create Your Own Walking Stick

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $25
    Sunday, June 4, 2017

    Are you interested in wood working and hiking? Now is your chance to create your very own walking stick!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Wellness for Makers

    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft - Bevans Church
    • Fees: $15
    Monday, June 5, 2017

    Attention all artists and crafters! Learn simple stretching and self care to help through long hours of art workshops!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Bend it Like Ansel: A 4x5 Field Camera Workshop

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $730
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 06/12/2017

    Buckle your seat belts—you’ll be going back-in-time to unlock the pleasure of working with a 4”x5” View Camera.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Color & Textiles: Rug Weaving

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $670
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 06/13/2017

    Peters Valley School of Craft is pleased to offer an intensive five day Rug Weaving Workshop for beginning and intermediate weavers.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Craft Yourself Online!

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $415
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

    Interested in representing your craft work on social media? Peter's Valley has a class for you!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Hike, Paddle, and Play Mohican Getaway

    • Location: Mohican Outdoor Center
    • Fees: Adult: $189 member / $203 non-member
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

    Explore the wonderful hiking trails, Catfish pond, and all Camp Mohican has to offer at your own pace.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Laminated Japanese Steel Techniques

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $720
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 06/13/2017

    Steel and iron has always been the common thread among cultures of the world, learn more in this steel techniques course.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Leveling Up: Bigger, Better, Beautiful

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $675
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 06/13/2017

    Join other experienced potters looking to improve their skills and make larger forms on the wheel!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Memento Mori: Jewelry & Sculptural Objects of Remembrance

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $660
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 06/13/2017

    Explore the idea of remembrance and self-reflection by creating small-scale wearable works in the spirit of the memento mori tradition.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Every Friday Weekly from 06/09/2017 to 08/25/2017

    Nationally recognized artists and workshop instructors present and discuss their work.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    The Bandsaw: A Maker's Tool

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $670
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 06/13/2017

    Explore the underestimated bandsaw and create small pieces of art.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    Come join Pocono Environmental Education Center for a free paddle on our ponds!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Capturing Creativity

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: $315
    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    Everyday from 06/10/2017 to 06/11/2017

    Be creative! Join Peters Valley School of Craft for a workshop open to all types of creators!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Geology Hike

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5 / (Free for Members)
    Sunday, June 11, 2017

    Do you love rocks? Learn about the geology of the area with a local expert.

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1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324

Phone:

(570) 426-2452

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