Congrats to our award-winning volunteers!

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, From the President, News
On Friday night, a small caravan made its way from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation office to Plainsboro, N.J., where the Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education was holding its winter conference. There, eight LHF volunteers representing the education team were honored for their incredible work in helping to create and run the LHF field trip …

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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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Lake Learning through LHF Education Initiative

Categories: Education, Lake History, News
Education - Field Trips - River
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation continues to offer educational class trips at Hopatcong State Park providing lake environmental education and history to our local grade schools including Arthur Stanlick Elementary in Jefferson, Durban Avenue School in Hopatcong, Mount Arlington Elementary School, Nixon Elementary in Landing, and St. Therese in Succasunna. Over 400 children participated in the program this year. …

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Lots of Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities!

Categories: Block Party, community, Education, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Recreational Trails, Roxbury, Uncategorized, Volunteers

With the warmer weather comes a slew of upcoming LHF volunteer opportunities! From block parties to hiking to field trips, we have something for everyone.

Can We Count On You This Tuesday?

Categories: community, Education, Events, Giving, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake History, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Roxbury

It costs roughly $25.00 to send one student on our educational field trip. For this year’s Giving Tuesday (November 29, 2016), we are asking that you sponsor a student (or several) so we can continue our educational outreach as well as expand the number of students whose hearts and minds we can open up to …

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Giving Tuesday Is November 29, 2016

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, News, Other

Please save the date! You helped us “Raise the Roof” last year with 241 tiles. This year, we hope you’ll help send 260 students on a spring field trip to learn about the environment and Lake Hopatcong. More details to come…

A Laker’s Dozen: Education Initiatives – Learning from the Lake

Categories: Education, Lake Hopatcong, News, Other, Uncategorized, Volunteers

This is the fifth of 12 posts in our A Laker’s Dozen: 12 “Sweet” LHF Achievements from 2016 series – reflecting on and celebrating 2016 and the Lake Hopatcong Community. EDUCATION INITIATIVES The Lake as a Classroom We were excited to expand our educational class trips in 2016 providing lake education (environment, history, and safety) …

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