New Jersey Historical, Society - Newark Open Saturday by appointment. Free. Phone 973-483-3939.
Teterboro Airport Teterboro 3rd grade and up. Airport tour Flight Museum Call 201-288-1776.
Bell Labs - Murray Hill, Mountain Avenue Sundays 1:00 - 5 PM Excellent display Lobby of main building.
Longstreet Farm, Holmdel Living History Farm 732-842-4000 (covers requirements for Foods, Fiber & Farming Badge)
Fosterfields Living Farm, Chatham 973-326-7645 (covers requirements for Foods, Fiber & Farming Badge)
Howell Living History Farm, Hopewell Township 609-397-0449, During October, they have spooky storytelling at night in the middle of a cornfield.
Liberty Science Center Liberty State Park 201-200-1000 – overnights too
New Leaf Environmental Education Center, Somerset, N.J.
At Oak Spring Program Center (732) 469-6061
The new Leaf EE Center is located within a 125 acre farm and woodland property in Somerset County, adjacent to the Delaware-Raritan Canal and Colonial Park. The site has a diverse character of open spaces of grassy meadows, woodlands on gently rolling hills, as well as a wetlands area which includes a small pond. Habitat includes cedar filled old field and dominant woodland growth of oak, hickory and pine; the lowlands include maple, box elder and elm. Girls will be directly involved in activities that arouse their curiosity, as they develop skills of observation, discover the wonders of the environment and build an appreciation of natural communities through hands-on activities.
Programs are available Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Programs are 1 1/2 to two hours long and are based on interests and skills of the girls.
Registration is required.
A fee of $5.00 per Scout covers site cost, supplies and participation patch.
School groups (non scout) fee of $7.00 /person.
Programs can be created to meet specific needs based on New Jersey curriculum.
For information or appointment call:
732-469-6061 or 732-821-9090 ext. 125
Available Program Opportunities
Enerjazzed from fire to fission, learn about all kinds of energy: magnets, electricity, volcanic eruptions, solar power, wind and water. This is an indoor program.