ODC Events

2022 Armstrong Week of Giving

During the week of May 9th – 13th the Armstrong Center for Community Learning and Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek (ODC) will be participating in the 2022 Armstrong Week of Giving, which raises funding for nonprofit organizations in our community.  The Armstrong County Community Foundation will once again sponsor this event in partnership with…

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Awakening to the Wonders of Nature: Mysteries of Trees

This study circle event on April 21st at 6:30pm at the Outdoor Discovery Center (ODC) at Crooked Creek, is the first in a series of three monthly, 1.5-hour sessions, each centered around a finely written work about nature. Each session in the series will include reading a relevant and engaging book, and having a chance…

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Armstrong Nature Book Club: Deeply Rooted

Armstrong Nature Book Club: Deeply Rooted March 8, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Free Class Armstrong Nature Book Club: Deeply Rooted will meet the second Tuesday of each month at the Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek. Open to all, this book club focuses on nature-themed books and is particularly suited for those with an avid…

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Knee High to Nature Series: Winter Science

Knee High to Nature Series Winter Science February 7, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Free Class Snowflakes!  Icicles!  Hibernation!  Your elementary age child will learn about the science behind winter.  Join us for some frosty fun.  Registration for this free event is required. Register online by clicking here. Click here to view the flyer.

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Dare 2B Tick Aware Webinar

Learn about PA Tick statistics, tick identification, tick habitat & behavior, Lyme & tick-borne diseases, prevention options, and recognizing early symptoms of disease. Facilitator:  Andrea Halffill, Certified Dare 2B Tick Aware Facilitator Register online by clicking here.

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Save the date: Awakening to the Wonders of Nature

Save the date:  Awakening to the Wonders of Nature Free Series Coming in 2022 is a study circle series, presented by Full Circle Discovery, in collaboration with the Outdoor Discovery Center. The series, kicking off this spring, aims to offer an engaging and fun way to open eyes and awaken a wonder for nature in…

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Basics of Cross Country Skiing

Basics of Cross Country Skiing February 13, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Free Class The freshly fallen snow is beckoning you to go play outside! You have wondered what it would be like to experience gliding on the snow over a hill and dale on a pair of cross-country skis. You ask yourself, where can I…

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Valentine’s Winter Forest Hike

Valentine’s Winter Forest Hike February 13, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. Free Event Naturalist, Dave Beale, will lead us on a 1 mile long, moderate, hike along the Discovery and Shrub Swamp trails. While hiking, you and your sweetie can search for animal tracks, learn to identify trees and other plants that are resilient in the winter,…

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Armstrong County Commissioners Make Donation to ODC

Armstrong County Commissioners Don Myers, Pat Fabian and Jason Renshaw on Thursday presented a $5,000 check to Armstrong Center for Community Learning (ACCL) executive director Justin Nolder and ACCL board president Jessica Schaub during the board of commissioners public meeting on January 6, 2022. The money will go towards making improvements at the Outdoor Discovery…

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Snowshoeing Basics

Learn the fundamentals of Snowshoeing! Tired of wishing to be outside when the snow gets deep but you don’t want to sink-in up to your knees?  Then join us on Saturday, January 22nd to find out about snowshoeing your way through the winter with expert Joseph Triebsch. This course will help you select the footwear and…

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