News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Hundreds of Students Explore Lake Hopatcong During Spring Educational Field Trips

Categories: community, Education, Lake Hopatcong, News
Nearly 800 area students poured into Hopatcong State Park over 7 days this spring to participate in our Lake Hopatcong educational field trip program. The field trips provide an interactive adventure for fourth- and fifth-grade students to learn all about Lake Hopatcong and the watershed that is vital to its health. This year’s students were the first …

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Gearing up for a Safe and Enjoyable Summer

Categories: Lake Hopatcong, News, Public Safety
Summer is finally here! As people prepare to gather on Lake Hopatcong for lots of warm-weather boating fun, we would like to remind everyone to be prepared, be safe and be courteous.  Below are some great boating safety tips from the New Jersey State Police Marine Services Bureau and the Lake Hopatcong for All guidelines.  …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Regina Breda

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
Years ago, when Regina Breda was only 14 years old, she landed her first job—cleaning the swimming pool at the apartment complex where her family lived. So, it might just make perfect sense that she’s spending some of her time, since retiring, volunteering to help keep Lake Hopatcong clean and healthy. Different bodies of water. …

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LHF Gala Tickets and Sponsorships Available

Categories: Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Please join us in “celebrating the lake” at our 2018 Gala and Auction.  Tickets and sponsorships are available now for this fun and elegant evening that will take place at 6:00 pm, Saturday, July 14, at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club.  The evening includes a cocktail hour, seated dinner, live music, silent auction and more! Purchase …

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Congratulations to Our 2018 Scholarship Winners

Categories: Education, News, Other
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is proud to announce the winners of our 2018 scholarships; Nicholas Karpiak of Hopatcong and Liam Fitzgerald of Lake Hopatcong. Each year, the Foundation awards two $1,000 scholarships to local graduating seniors whose future studies have been shaped by their time on New Jersey’s largest lake. A life-long lake resident and …

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Floating Classroom Open for Public Cruises

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
This spring, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation christened our new Floating Classroom, “Study Hull,” and since, we have educated nearly 800 local students aboard the vessel as part of our Lake Hopatcong educational field trips.  As the school year comes to an end, though, the lessons will continue. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom will run …

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Order Your B-SAFE Dock Number Sign by 6-15 for Summer 2018

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
B-SAFE (Blue Signs Are for Emergencies) dock number signs are once again available to order. The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aimof improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property …

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First Students Board Floating Classroom for Educational Field Trips

Categories: community, Education, Lake Hopatcong, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s spring educational field trip season launched this past week with the debut of the Floating Classroom. About 250 fourth- and fifth-grade students from Roxbury and Jefferson Townships climbed aboard the Floating Classroom as one component of their Lake Hopatcong educational field trip at Hopatcong State Park. The new vessel has scientific equipment on …

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