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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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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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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Block Partiers Defy Forecast for Successful Lakeside Event

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
Chilly rain may have put puddles in the parking lot at Hopatcong State Park last weekend, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of guests at the 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party. Nearly 2,000 attendees joined a couple hundred event volunteers at the event hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF), putting a sunny spin …

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Lake Hopatcong Block Party Set to Make a Big Splash

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to strengthen their bonds and enhance their sense of belonging. That …

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