Parks & Recreation Division Programs are organized and presented or facilitated by the Northampton County Parks Recreation Specialist, and sponsored and open to the public free of charge by the Parks & Recreation Division.
Salamander Safari Annual Kite Day in the Park Intro to Fly Fishing
Bird Bear Swamp Stargazing Community Program Schedule
Saturdays in September Day Camp
Wildlands Conservancy Programs are organized and presented by Conservancy education staff in partnership with Northampton County Division of Parks & Recreation. These programs are supported by funding from Northampton County Department of Community & Economic Development and are open to the public free of charge.
2020 Programs: Program Descriptions can be found herePre-K Pathfinders: (Ages 3-5 and their Grown-ups. Registration in advanced is required at www.wildlandspa.org)4/23 10-11am Happy Camper, Wayne Grube Park5/21 10-11am Enchanted Forest, Wayne Grube Park6/18 10-11am Slithering Snakes, Wayne Grube Park7/30 10-11am Creek Trek, Wayne Grube Park8/20 10-11am Mix and Mash, Wayne Grube Park9/10 10-11am Fairytale Yoga, Wayne Grube Park10/8 10-11am Animal Lore, Wayne Grube Park
Day Camps: (Registration in advanced is required at www.wildlandspa.org) Rhythm of Nature6/15 9am-4pm Wayne Grube Park6/22 9am-4pm Louise Moore Park6/29 9am-pm Bear Swamp Park & Archery Complex
Eco-Friends7/6 9am-4pm Wayne Grube Park7/13 9am-4pm Louise Moore Park7/20 9am-pm Bear Swamp Park & Archery Complex
Science in Nature8/3 9am-4pm Wayne Grube Park8/10 9am-4pm Louise Moore Park 8/17 9am-pm Bear Swamp Park & Archery Complex
Family Programs: (Grades K to 8. Registration in advance is required at www.wildlandspa.org) 2/1 12pm- 1:30pm Winter Exploration Snowshoe Walk at Louise Moore Park Snowshoe Exploration Walk 4/24 6pm- 7:30pm Family Spring Peeper Hike at Bear Swamp Park & Archery Complex5/19 8:30am- 10am Birds of the Swamp at Bear Swamp Park5/30 10am-12pm Ballas Wildflower Preserve, Ballas Wildflower Park6/6 11am-1:30pm Bike & Bite: Nor-Bath Trail Conservation Tour, National Trails Day7/12 10am- 11:30am Wildflower Walk: Ballas Wildflower Preserve, Ballas Wildflower Park7/19 1pm-3pm Paddling 101, Walnutport Park7/25 9am- 12pm Forks of the Delaware to Someday Cafe8/14 - 8/15 6pm- 11am S'mores and Meteor Showers, Wy-Hit-Tuk Park8/15 7:30am-9am Dutch Oven Breakfast, Wy-Hit-Tuk Park8/15 9am-11am Paddling 101, Wy-Hit-Tuk Park8/23 9am-12pm Bike & Bite: Saucon Trail & Saucon Valley Farmers Market8/30 10am-12pm River Snorkeling, Northampton Canal Park9/5 10am-11am Monarch Tagging, Ballas Wildflower Preserve 9/19 9am-12pm Bike & Bite" Forks of the Delaware to Someday Cafe10/9 6pm-7pm Hoody Hoot Hike, Bear Swamp Park & Archery Complex
Special Use Permits are also available and required for specific and pre-approved activities on County park and conservation lands. These activities must be consistent with current County ordinances, rules, regulations and applicable state and federal laws. The special use request must not pose a risk to public health or safety, and it must not unreasonably conflict or interfere with other public uses of County-owned lands. The permit is granted for a specific use of County land for a specific period of time; there is no charge for Special Use Permits. Depending on the special use activity, a certificate of liability insurance may be required with the Special Use Permit.
Special Use Permits have been issued to qualified individuals for the following purposes: ●
Eagle Scout projects
(Louise Moore Park and Fry’s Run Park) ● Turtle research
at Bear Swamp Park and in the Minsi Lake Wilderness Area ● Chickadee research
in the Minsi Lake Wilderness Area ● Drone videography
at Bear Swamp Park & Minsi Lake ● Plant sale
at Fry’s Run Park ● Stream cleanup
at Archibald Johnston Conservation Area ● Radio controlled model aircraft flying
at Gracedale Open Space Lands.
To make a
Special Use Permit request, contact the Parks Recreation Specialist at 610-829-6404, or email at
Nature Conservancy Programs are organized and presented by Conservancy education staff in partnership with Northampton County Division of Parks & Recreation.
Third Party Programs are events generally open to the public, but are organized, presented, facilitated or sponsored by other agencies or organizations.
Northampton County Junior Conservation School
Northampton County Conservation District Envirothon