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Environmental Education Center

Covington Township

Environmental Education Center

Lackawanna College’s Environmental Education Center in Lackawanna County’s Covington Township hosts several unique public programs, including our multi-level beekeeping certificate program.

The center partners with Lackawanna’s Police Academy to offer a conservation and natural resource officer certification. It also prepares business professionals to incorporate sustainability into their lives, careers and businesses through the sustainable leadership certificate program.

Prospective students looking for environmental education in Covington Township and who want to devote their lives and careers to environmental conservation will find the programs they need at our Environmental Education Center.

Enroll in a program at the Environmental Education Center today!

Programs Offered at the Environmental Education Center

The Environmental Education Center offers a number of programs for students seeking a high-quality education in fields relating to the environment and conservation.

Programs offered include:

Why choose the Environmental Education Center? 

Dedicated in memory of Nancy Coccodrilli Angeli, the late wife of President Emeritus Raymond S. Angeli, the Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center rests on 211 acres of property in Covington Township and is Gold LEED-certified.

The building provides a venue with seating for up to 100 people and hosts progressive programs for the public, the college, and K-12 educators and students.

The center is also home to many camps for kids of all ages throughout the year.

Students looking to get involved can join the Green Falcons or volunteer or intern on-site.

LCEEC sits amidst forests, fields, and hiking trails that offer a variety of recreational and educational opportunities. The center is located within a 5,000-square-foot Gold LEED-certified green building that is constructed to be environmentally responsible and resource-efficient.

LCEEC offers educational public programs and camps year-round for the community. These programs are available for students from preschool through college and focus on the outdoors, sustainability, and compassion for the natural world.

In the end, the Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center is just right for those seeking environmentally-focused higher education in Covington Township. Learn about sustainable leadership, go through the multi-tiered beekeeping program, or take some green and renewable energy-focused online training.

Whatever path students want to take into environmental education, the Environmental Education Center is ready.


Lackawanna College’s Environmental Education Center conducts a large number of environmental education programs for students from kindergarten through twelfth grade and serves ten regional school districts.

We acknowledge the generosity of the businesses listed below that support environmental education.

The Environmental Education Center is the perfect setting to host a variety of green events including:

  • Academic Programs
  • Business Meetings
  • Trainings & Workshops
  • Group or Club Programs
  • Conferences
  • Retreats & Corporate Events
  • Parties & Showers
  • Kids Nature Birthday Parties
    LCEEC can add a nature program, informative talk, or team building activity to any event for an additional fee. Call for pricing.

LCEEC facility rentals keep the principals of sustainability in mind. Our policy requires green practices to reduce the environmental impact of your event. Every group, organization, or individual will receive educational information on how to conduct a green event.

Click here to download our Facility Rental brochure (PDF)

Enroll at the Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center

Environmentalism becomes more important with every passing year. Our planet always needs more dedicated individuals who are ready to step up and do their part for the earth.

Prospective students who have been considering this kind of career can enroll at the Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center to earn a certificate or participate in other green-themed training.

Apply to the Environmental Education Center today!

Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center
93 MacKenzie Rd.
Covington Twp., Pa. 18444
(570) 842-1506

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We’d love to hear from you! Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center provides a supportive environment to help guide you from the admissions process to academic planning and all the way through graduation.

Environmental Education Center

93 MacKenzie Rd
Covington Township, PA 18444

PHONE: (570) 842-1506