It was a day of new experiences and hands-on ecological education for the 6th graders of Bedminster Township on June 7th! The students participated in a busy day of canoeing, water ecology, archery, metal smithing and fishing in Lake Wapalanne.
The NJ School of Conservation was very proud to welcome the 5th graders of Kent Place School to our campus for a day of learning and fun! The students got to experience hands-on instruction in areas such as Wildlife Ecology,
On Sunday, June 5th, 2022 the NJ School of Conservation was thrilled have families gathered to participate in the NJ Divison of Fish & Wildlife Annual Youth Fishing Competition! We had multiple winners in our categories of: First Caught, Largest
In four weeks, under the careful guidance of our Coaches, Ruth and John, these students progressed so much! We saw an increase in confidence, strength and accuracy with several different types of bows and at increasing distances. It was a
At the NJ School of Conservation, on Saturday, May 14th, six of our current Spring Fling students all progressed to landing bullseyes and/or piercing balloons at competition level placing! Consistency is the name of the game in Archery and their
We are all so pleased to share some pictures of our newest class of archers in our adult Spring Fling Program at the NJ School of Conservation! This group got an amazing start on Saturday, May 30th under the guidance
Saturday, April 23rd was a beautiful day on the NJSOC Campus for our wonderful Wild Edibles Program, led by Joanne Lockwood! Participants learned how to correctly identify nutritious and plentiful ingredients such as Trout Lily, Bedstraw, Garlic Mustard and more!
We have been so proud to be a part of the NJDEP Sistas Afield Program that brings families together over a 6 week session to learn fishing, water ecology, specimen identification, catching (fly fishing & spin casting), preparing and ultimately
We were honored to Co-Host the Stream Stomp Program with the NJ Watershed Ambassadors team on Saturday, 4/2/22 and help families learn about the aquatic Macroinvertebrates that live in the streams at the NJ School of Conservation and how they
On Saturday, March 26th, the NJ School of Conservation was proud to host part one of “Sistas Afield” Fishing Program by the NJ DEP Fish & Wildlife staff. In this introduction, women and their children mastered the basics of angling,
We Thank You! Sparks fly when like-minded people bound by a common purpose unite around a campfire! How symbolic that in this darkest time at SOC, we have been warmed by the light and love of so many Friends. In
Friends of New Jersey School of Conservation celebrate State funding to support restoration of school
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune, 29 2021 Friends of the New Jersey School of Conservation (NJSOC) are thrilled after receiving news that the state budget signed by Governor Murphy today includes $1 million in funding to keep the school open and operating.