Upcoming  events!

y trout release at whipple dam

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Free hot dogs, snacks, drinks

4:00pm – Meet at large pavilion in the park, release brook trout into the stream at the bridge crossing the stream near entrance to the park.

4:30 – 7:00pm – Family fishing fun.  (Equipment, bait & help provided).

                               You can bring your own picnic food if hot dogs not preferred.

RSVP: Judi Sittler at jlsittler@comcast.net or (814) 360-9492  
Whipple Dam State Park is 12 miles south of State College off PA route 26.
(through Pine Grove Mills up over the mountain; turn at Done’s Bones BBQ)
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Thank you to our event sponsors and partners including:
  • YMCA of Centre County
  • Whipple Dam (DNCR)
  • Pa Fish and Boat Commission

50th Anniversary of Centre Region Parks and Recreation


On August 27 (Saturday) from 10 - 2pm, our chapter has agreed to set up a table at the 50th anniversary celebration of this areas Centre Region Parks and Recreation.  

The event is being held at Tom Tudek Memorial Park and is being called the "50 Fest."  (Rain date is the next day, Sunday)
     
Volunteers needed for the following:
1 - Enviroscape
2 - Aquatic insect identification
3 - Tony the Trout (dress in costume and hand out Swedish Fish)
4 - Casting demo/lessons (8' rods or little toddler kid rod)
5 - Fly tying demo
6 - Magnet fishing for toddlers (in kiddie pool with plastic magnetic fish and toy rods)

 

To volunteer contact Judi Sittler at jlsittler@comcast.net or (814) 360-9492 

Recent past events

150th Pa Fish and Boat Commission Anniversary Celebration and Central Region Office Dedication

kiosk  dwight

John Arway announces partnership agreement to help maintain Fisherman's Paradise - home of the SCCTU VSP

 

Get Outdoors Family picnic at Tusey Mountain Ski resort

Over three hundred attended this great event. Famlies, kids, volutnteers. fish, bait, bugs and more. Thanks to all of the volunteers who made it possible. 

Here are a few pictures from the event

jamie  kayak

kids

Click here to see a slide show of the picnic!

Click here to see David Whitman slide show!


Dedication of the "Duck Pond" Plaque and Tree Commemorating
1977 Removal of Thompson Run from the Duck Pond

Group Picture

Click Here for Centre Daily Times Feature Article

In October of 1977 Joe HUmphreys and the Spring Creek Chapter organized a project to rechannel Thompson Run out of the Duck Pond. The effort included G.O. Hawbaker, other local businesses and the Penn State Office of Physical Plant. 

Joe and Girls DanArway Humphreys Vierck Lanning
 

Joe Humphreys with Daughters                    Dan Hawbaker Address         Vierck, Humphreys, Arway, Lanning


43rd Annual Dinner and FUNdraiser

 
Lanning
photo courtesy of Mark Nale
Jim Lanning - 2016 Order of the Sulphur

Comfort Suites
photo courtesy of Mark Nale

Appreciation Award - Comfort Suites Inn


Click Here for Keynote Video from Event

Pictures from Event - Available Soon

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