Floating Classroom 2018 Wrap-Up

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives
It has been a whirlwind of an inaugural year for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom! The vessel first arrived and was launched on Lake Hopatcong in April and was christened, Study Hull, at our 2018 Annual Meeting in May at the Garden State Yacht Club in Hopatcong. See post on Floating Classroom Christening: 2018 LHF Annual Meeting and Floating …

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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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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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Floating Classroom: Coming Soon to a Lake Near You!

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Grants, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives
You may have noticed that we’ve been awfully quiet since we announced that Sightseer Marine in Hudson, Florida was selected to build the vessel for our floating classroom back in November.  We’ll it’s time for the big reveal and she’s a beauty! The 40′ X 12′ covered catamaran pontoon boat will be equipped to seat 40 …

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Only Four Days Left to Vote

Categories: community, Education, Grants, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other
TechSoup‘s Storymakers 2017 voting period is almost up.  Just four more chances to cast your vote before November 2 to help us win the “People’s Choice” award and up to $10,000.  Click below to vote for our submission for funds for the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom.  When you’re done, there are social media buttons to help you easily …

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Keep Those Votes Coming

Categories: community, Education, Grants, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Thank you to all who have voted and shared our message on social media for the TechSoup Storymakers 2017 grants.  We always receive an incredible amount of support from our amazing lake community with voting campaigns for grant money.  There are only 12 days left in the campaign.  You can vote once every 24 hours until November 20 …

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We Need Your Votes Again!

Categories: community, Education, Grants, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has received an incredible amount of support from our amazing lake community with voting campaigns for grant money.  So we’re giving this Storymakers 2017 grant from TechSoup a go and we need your help! You can vote once every 24 hours until November 20 to help us win the “People’s Choice” award …

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Vote Today for $100K! 

Categories: community, Education, Fundraising, Lake Hopatcong, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives

We need your votes to win up to $100,000 to fund the purchase of a 40-foot, custom-built covered pontoon boat for a floating classroom for Lake Hopatcong! Please vote daily from April 12 through May 12 to help us win a grant from A Community Thrives (ACT), USA TODAY NETWORK’S nation-wide philanthropic program. The program …

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