Youth Programs


The Blue Mountain Recreation Commission and the Schuylkill Conservation District will be offering a wildlife day camp for all students who will be entering grades 2-4. The camp will be held in the picnic pavilion at Albright’s Woods in Orwigsburg on August 10-12 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. The cost of the three-day camp is $18. As the camp instructor, “Porcupine Pat” McKinney (Environmental Education Coordinator of the Schuylkill Conservation District) will provide: hikes,  crafts, mystery bags, learning about the surrounding forest and fields – all designed to inspire curiosity about the natural world around us. The site features a forest and meadow and hosts an interpretive nature trail in its natural area. You can register online for this course at If you have any questions, or for additional information, please contact the Recreation Commission office at 570-366-1190.


669 Red Dale Road

Orwigsburg, PA 17961


P:  570-366-1190

F:  570-366-4928

Hours of Operation

School Year Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Summer Office Hours (6/3/19 - 8/23/19)

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri:   8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday:  8:00 am to 6:00 pm

A community partnership:

Auburn Borough, Cressona Borough, Deer Lake Borough, East Brunswick Township, New Ringgold Borough, North Manheim Township, Orwigsburg Borough, Wayne Township, West Brunswick Township & Blue Mountain School District

It is the major objective of the Blue Mountain Recreation Commission to extend to the greatest number of people throughout the Blue Mountain area, regardless of age, sex, race, handicap, skill level or financial status, the most varied recreational activities that are practical to originate and conduct.