Drum making workshops offered

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:49

Dingmans Ferry, PA - The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will be offering a Drum Making Workshop the weekend of July 15 to July 17, and a Full Moon Drumming Workshop on Saturday evening, Aug. 13. Master Drummer, Maxwell Kofi Donkor will lead the programs. In the “Drum Making Workshop,” Donkor will lead participants through the steps of making their own drums, from selecting the natural materials and soaking the skins to heading the shells. Included are introductory drumming lessons, sunrise drumming, and historical drumming culture. Registration is $325 and includes 2 nights of lodging and 6 meals. The “Full Moon Drumming Workshop” in August will be an introductory lesson and a drumming circle under the full moon. Registration is $30 for adults and $15 for children. To register, call PEEC at 570-828-2319. Visit http://www.peec.org/events-date.html for a complete list of all upcoming PEEC events and programs. PEEC’s mission is to advance environmental education, sustainable living, and appreciation for nature through hands-on experience in a national park, and is located near mile marker 8, within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, in Dingmans Ferry, Pa.