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July 2021

AT CAPACITY: River Kayaking

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

This event is at capacity, and registration has closed. Team up with the park naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River on Saturday, July 31 from 10 AM to 12:30 PM. After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northernmost point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center with assistance from the park naturalist. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be supplied. There is no cost for this program. Individuals with their own kayaking equipment are welcome to join. Participants must be 12 or…

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August 2021

AT CAPACITY: Delaware River Kayaking

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

This event is at capacity, and registration has closed.   Team up with the park naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northernmost point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center with assistance from the park naturalist. Please direct any questions to mtruesdale@pa.gov. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be supplied. Individuals who have their own kayaking equipment are welcome to join and must also register. There is no cost for this program. All participants must…

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Meadow Walk

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Join the park naturalist for a stroll throughout the meadow fields of Washington Crossing Historic Park! This 2.5 mile walk will meander within the mowed meadow walking paths in the lower section of the park. Natural history topics such as some wildflower and plant identification will be covered, along other related environmental topics. Meadow walks are scheduled for: Saturday, August 7 from 10 to 11 AM Friday, August 13 from 6 to 7 PM Registration for this program is required by emailing mtruesdale@pa.gov. The meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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Meadow Walk

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Join the park naturalist for a stroll throughout the meadow fields of Washington Crossing Historic Park! This 2.5 mile walk will meander within the mowed meadow walking paths in the lower section of the park. Natural history topics such as some wildflower and plant identification will be covered, along other related environmental topics. Meadow walks are scheduled for: Saturday, August 7 from 10 to 11 AM Friday, August 13 from 6 to 7 PM Registration for this program is required by emailing mtruesdale@pa.gov. The meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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AT CAPACITY: Delaware River Kayaking

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

This event is at capacity, and registration has closed.   Team up with the park naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northernmost point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center with assistance from the park naturalist. Please direct any questions to mtruesdale@pa.gov. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be supplied. Individuals who have their own kayaking equipment are welcome to join and must also register. There is no cost for this program. All participants must…

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AT CAPACITY: Delaware River Kayaking

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

This event is at capacity, and registration has closed.   Team up with the park naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northernmost point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center with assistance from the park naturalist. Please direct any questions to mtruesdale@pa.gov. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be supplied. Individuals who have their own kayaking equipment are welcome to join and must also register. There is no cost for this program. All participants must…

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Wine on the Waterfront

August 21 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Wine on the Waterfront returns to the banks of the Delaware River in Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Saturday, August 21 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. The event will feature gourmet food, live jazz music, and one-ounce tastes of wines from a number of Pennsylvania wineries, including: Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery Cardinal Hollow Winery Crossing Vineyards & Winery Mount Nittany Vineyard and Winery Rebel Hive Meadery Rose Bank Winery Sand Castle Winery More coming — stay tuned! Food and wine (bottles and cases) will be available for purchase. You're welcome to relax along the riverbank: just bring your…

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Colonial Days Summer Camp

August 23 - August 27
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Want to “unplug” your kids from the modern world for a few days? Send them back in time at Colonial Days Camp! This fun and educational day camp is offered at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) from August 23-27 from 9 AM to 4 PM each day. Children ages 7-12 will learn about and participate in activities such as colonial cooking, candle-dipping, gardening, craft-making, 18th-century games and more. Cost is $250 for one camper and $400 for two. Before-care (8-9 AM) and after-care (4-5 PM) is also available for an additional $50 per child. Space is limited! Please complete our online…

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August Book Club Meeting: Ten Crucial Days

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

The August meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, August 23 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Registration is required. To register, please visit DCNR's website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds by William L. Kidder. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 5 through 9. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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September 2021

Virtual Lecture: Fever and Sickness in the Continental Army

September 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

On Sunday, September 12 at 1:30 PM, prominent Delaware historian Kim Burdick will discuss her research on fever and sickness in the Continental Army. During their December 1776 encampment in Bucks County, the beleaguered Continental Army was beset with illness and many soldiers were unfit for duty. While some used the time of the encampment to recuperate, others were not as fortunate. How to Participate This virtual lecture will be held on Zoom, and registration is required through DCNR. Login information will be provided upon registration. If you do not receive an email confirmation after you register, please call (215)…

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