Centre County, Pennsylvania

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Monday Forest Explorers

Join families exploring the forest in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

  • When: Every Monday, 10am
  • Where: Shingletown Gap,  16827, Mountain Rd, State College (directions here)
  • Who: Meet leader Lesley Flaherty, ccforestexplorers@gmail.com
  • What: All ages, all weather, all abilities welcome
  • How much: Free to join!

To learn more about Forest School For All's Forest Explorer Groups, click here.

Note: This location may change as we scout out the best locations in the area. See blog to confirm this week's location.

Seasonal Curriculum

Access the activities behind our Forest Creators and Discoverers Groups
Forest Explorers Group
Forest Creators Group
Forest Discoverers Group

Click to learn more about what makes these groups unique and how to easily become a leader. 

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Want to Start a Group?

Wish to find more group options in this area? Let's explore how you can become a leader and start your own group. We often have multiple Forest Explorer and Forest Creator Groups in the same area. Contact us to explore more about getting started today.


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Become a FSFA Member

When you join as a Forest School For All member, you can enjoy online + offline benefits to expand your outdoor experience, including:


  • Monthly Promotions on Natural Products + Outdoor Gear
  • Biweekly Family-Friendly Nature Activities, Crafts + Prompts
  • Discounts on Forest Creator Groups
  • Discounts on Forest School For All Events

 Join for $25 per Family, Annually


Recent Centre Posts

Forest Explorers 12/4

Let's try Lederer Park again tomorrow at 10am. It will be partly sunny and about 40 degrees. See you in the forest, everyone! Lesley

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Forest Explorers 11/27

Hello Forest Explorers! Tomorrow will be beautiful! Highs in the mid 40s and partly sunny. We'll meet at Lederer Park at 10am. See you in the forest! -Lesley

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Forest Explorers 11/13

Hello everyone! Tomorrow's weather will be a wintry mix, rainy and sleet early, and highs in the mid thirties during our playgroup. Bundle up! Let's meet at Lederer Park at 10am. I should be able to join you this week. See you tomorrow. -Lesley

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Forest Explorers will be held at Lederer Park at 10am on 11/6 - NOT Millbrook Marsh. There are reports that the boardwalk at Millbrook Marsh gets very slippery in the rain. There are multiple areas to play at Lederer Park: trails, grassy areas, open wooded areas,...

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