2014 Interpretive Programs

We offer a series of programs and workshops starting in February through December.  These programs are free unless otherwise indicated.  For more information, or to register for a workshop, please call the Berks County Heritage Center at 610-374-8839.


 Interpretive Programs


Sunday, November 30th
Orienteering on Antietam Lake Trails        11:00 a.m.                                          Antietam Lake Park
                                                                                                                                -Angora Fruit Farm
Join members of the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association, for a day in the woods. Beginners program will show participants how to read a topographical map, and find your way through unknown terrain with just a map and compass as your guide. Then you will go out on the trail for some practical experience, on an easy ‘white’ or yellow’ course. It’s not just compass anymore! For all ages.
Free program, but pre-registration is required by November 24th. Call 610-374-2944 to register.

Saturday, December 20th
Winter Solstice with King Winter              5:30 p.m.                                             Antietam Lake Park
                                                                                                                               -Angora Fruit Farm
Celebrate the longest night of the year with family and friends around a blazing bonfire. Wander down our candlelit walk to the main event at our cottage in the woods. Listen as a storyteller shares tales around the fire, meet King Winter, take a short hike on darkened trails, and warm up with snacks. Dress warmly, bring a flashlight.
FREE - Best suited for families with children ages 3-12.
Pre-registration required.