Floating Classroom rentals

Categories: community, Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Even though our public learning cruises have ended for the summer, you may still occasionally notice the Floating Classroom out and about on Lake Hopatcong through the fall.  The Floating Classroom is available for rent for individuals, schools, and groups. If you are interested in renting the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom, please send an …

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Tickets still available for final 2019 summer learning cruises

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The DEP advisory to avoid contact with Lake Hopatcong water due to the harmful algal bloom has kept the Floating Classroom docked for most of the summer. Since our Floating Classroom experiences center around hands-on experiments with lake water, our cruises came to a halt.  However, with the lifting of the advisory in a few …

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Summer cruises on the Floating Classroom

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The school year may be wrapping up for many New Jersey students, but learning isn’t taking a break for the summer on Lake Hopatcong. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) will be running 90-minute summer cruises on their Floating Classroom, an interactive education center with scientific equipment right on board to facilitate a hands-on learning experience …

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Academy for Environmental Sciences Doing Great Things in Jefferson

Categories: Education, Environmental Program News, From the President, Jefferson, Lake Steward Program, Lake Stewards, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has been a partner with the Academy for Environmental Sciences, part of the Morris County Vo-Tech program and run out of Jefferson Township High School, since it was first announced in 2015. Academy students have helped teach elementary school students during our spring field trips and have worked as some of …

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First Floating Classroom Public Cruise Sails Monday

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The weather is looking fabulous for our first Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom public cruise this coming Monday and there are tickets still available!  The Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom will embark on a series of public learning cruises from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Monday from July 7 through August 27.  Advance tickets …

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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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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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Boat Builder Selected for Floating Classroom

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, News, Projects and Initiatives
It’s official! The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has selected Sightseer Marine to build the vessel for the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom.  Delivery of the vessel is anticipated by May 1.  Funding for the boat was provided in part by grants from the USA TODAY Network’s “A Community Thrives” program and the James P. Verhalen Family Foundation.  The custom-built, …

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