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Discovery Space

Come discover the newest part of Discovery Space of Central PA. It’s bringing a piece of the ocean to State College with their marine life exhibit and it’s right in “your backyard”!

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Pollinator’s Garden

Visit the New Pollinator’s Garden at the Arboretum at Penn State and explore the natural habitats for birds, pollinators and insects of North America. It’s an ecosystem and outdoor living science lab where thousands of species live and work!


Aplaca Farm

Meet the Bakers and their adorable Alpaca family! This hidden gem in rural Huntingdon County is a go to place for families to get up close and personal with these soft, cuddly, and friendly camelids! Yes, they are part of the camel animal family! Find out how these mainly South American animals are now found in many parts of the United States!

A Hike Through Bear Meadows

Join Miss Carolyn and her Backpacking friends for a hike through Bear Meadows in the Natural area of the MidState trail and discover some of the similar plant and wildlife that is present here and in Europe!

Check out more about this beautiful area that you can explore here.

Bilger’s Rocks

Discover  300 million year old sandstone rock formations and explore some interesting rock carvings and narrow passageways at Bilger’s Rocks in Clearfield County!

Find out more at: facebook.com/bilgersrocks

Backpacking on the Standing Stone Trail

Miss Carolyn as she travels with a group of backpacking friends to explore one of the highest areas in Central PA (not quite as high as the Himalayas in Asia though).

Along the way, learn how to set up a camp along the many trails you and your family can find along the Mid State Trail!

Elk Country

Join Miss Carolyn as she explores an area of Central and Northern PA that is home to a special animal species – Elk! Just like in Australia where certain species like kangaroo and koala are found only in their native home! Learn about their natural habitat of these majestic mammals and how they are being protected and how you can visit and see and hear them “bugling”!

Penn’s Cave

Join Carolyn on a journey through Penn’s Cave and see what it has in common with a cold, cold place like Antarctica.

Canoe Creek State Park

Environmental Education Specialist Heidi Mullendore gives Carolyn a guided tour of Canoe Creek State Park in Hollidaysburg, PA.

Kinzua Bridge State Park

Join Carolyn on her visit Kinzua Bridge State Park in McKean County, PA.

The Arboretum at Penn State

Join Carolyn as she tours the Arboretum at Penn State.

1000 Steps Trail

Join Carolyn as she hikes the 1000 steps trail in Huntingdon county and learns about how to stay safe in the heat with meteorologist Joe Murgo.

Fisherman’s Paradise

Learn a little bit about fly fishing as Carolyn heads to Fisherman’s Paradise.

Millbrook Marsh

In week three of WPSU’s Virtual Summer Camp, Carolyn is heading to Millbrook Marsh!

Hike Mt. Nittany

This week’s theme is summer, and what better time for a hike up Mount Nittany! That’s where Carolyn is heading in this episode.

Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center

WPSU’s Carolyn Donaldson takes us on a tour of Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center.