Donate to the NJSOC

The Friends of the NJSOC are dedicated, tenacious, and 100% committed to the future of our unique institution

Throughout 2024, we will be celebrating our milestone 75th anniversary while hosting learners of all ages from across the tri-state region. As the Friends continue the tremendous undertaking of maintaining and enhancing our beautiful 240-acre forested campus, 57 buildings, and the beautiful Lake Wapalanne, we invite you to join our family of supporters at the level that feels right for you.

Below you can make a one-time donation to our Annual Fund, join our monthly Sustaining Donors program, or consider a major gift through the Fund The Future Campaign.

With your help, the NJSOC will reach its fullest potential.


Join one of three sustaining tiers of support and enjoy special recognition throughout the year.

Flat Brook Friends………..$20/month
Kittatinny Club……………..$50/month
75th Celebration Circle…$100/month

To become a Sustaining Donor, you must check “Make this a monthly donation” on the payment screen.

Sustaining Donor Benefits:

  • Listing in a social media post and e-newsletter for donors joining by February 29
  • Recognition at 75th Anniversary Luncheon on June 1
  • Sustainers Bring-A-Friend Fall Foliage Hike in September
  • Sustainers Holiday Brunch in December.
  • Sustainers are invited to stay for the annual tree lighting and Holiday Decorations with Natural Materials program in the afternoon.

In addition, 75th Celebration Circle donors will be recognized as Major Donors in November as they reach the $1,000+ threshold of annual giving.

From program supplies to building repairs, a robust annual fund ensures that NJSOC learners have a fun and safe experience with us. Your generous gift in 2024 provides unrestricted operating support that will be used wherever it is needed most.

Fund The Future is the first major giving campaign of the Friends of the NJSOC. As we begin laying the groundwork for a sustainable financial future, the Fund the Future campaign will address immediate facility and programming needs as well as seed an endowment to provide ongoing support for our operation. 

Check back soon to view our wish list of new and gently-used items to support our education program and maintain our beautiful campus.