Outdoor Programs for all Ages

Since 1978, Shank’s Mare has been dedicated to emphasizing the environmental, cultural and recreational opportunities of the Lower Susquehanna River area. To further those efforts, Shank’s Mare’s Outdoor Education Center offers paddlesports instruction, guided hiking and paddling tours, school field trips, corporate outings, environmental and cultural programs, and an outdoor adventure camp for kids.

Mission Statement

Shank’s Mare’s mission is to create an outdoor center catering to individuals and groups of all ages interested in the history, natural resources and environmental importance of the Susquehanna River Valley and the Chesapeake Bay.