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Job Opening – Facilities Crew Member

The New Jersey School of Conservation, a residential environmental education field center in Stokes State Forest, Sandyston, New Jersey is seeking a full-time on-site Assistant Facilities Crew member who will report to the Director of Facilities at the NJSOC. Note

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

On Monday, January 15, NJSOC hosted a very special a program – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The program was hosted in partnership with Outdoors On Purpose, Natural Ground 1 and New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg.

Job Opening – Executive Assistant

THIS JOB LISTING IS NOW CLOSED. The New Jersey School of Conservation, a residential environmental education field center in Stokes State Forest, Sandyston, New Jersey is seeking a full-time on-site Executive Assistant who will report to the Executive Director of

Friends President wins 2023 Above & Beyond award

On October 11th, 2023, Kerry Kirk Pflugh, President of the Friends of New Jersey School of Conservation (Friends) was awarded the Above & Beyond Award by Julia Somers and David Budd on behalf of the New Jersey Highlands Coalition.

Two milestones in one! Teacher workshops & overnights are back!

We’ve passed many milestones in the past year and last week we celebrated another big one! For decades, the NJSOC was known for its exceptional teacher professional development trainings. Teachers learned techniques in “hands-on, field-based, experiential, social emotional learning and

NJSOC hosts Brooklyn-based Trail Blazers on campus!

The New Jersey School of Conservation is excited to announce our recent partnership with Trail Blazers! Trail Blazers is a Brooklyn-based organization with a 1,0000-acre site in Sussex County, New Jersey, and a rich history of nurturing outdoor education. The

Celebrating Summertime and Progress on Campus at the SOC

Since the Friends took over stewardship of the NJSOC and even more recently signed a 20-year lease with the state, our campus in Stokes State Forest has seen some major restoration efforts.   With more than 50 buildings, 240 acres

Garwood Students Visit NJ SOC

When building for a warming climate, does a cement parking lot or a tree-lined garden help keep temperatures low? These were the types of questions that seventh grade students from Garwood were trying to answer in innovative new program hosted