The Penn State Extension wants to get families outside to learn something new about places in their communities.

Educators from Penn State Extension’s Food, Families and Health Unit will lead fun, outdoor activities at, Get Outside and Connect with Nature and Your Families. The event aims to foster healthy, well-rounded, independent and compassionate children and teens, organizers encourage families to spend time outdoors together. Activities will inspire parents and children of all ages to have fun while playing together. This event will be held Wednesday, June 1 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Sonbeam Early Learning Center, 420 Main St. McAlisterville Pa. Register for this event by May 25.

The “Get Outside” campaign is a series of outdoor events for families to join extension educators from around the commonwealth to learn something new about local streams, parks, ponds, forests and more. Most events will feature multiple locations and dates for participants to join across Pennsylvania. 

Face masks will be optional in all indoor spaces, except where required by law. To learn more about all the “Get Outside” events visit or call 877-345-0691.