• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.


    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

Self Guided Field Trips to Sandy Hook

For more information please call Jennifer Cox at 732-872-5914 or e-mail us

Towering trees and bursting buds: a new ranger guided program all about trees for Kindergarten through 2nd grade
Linked closely to the Kindergarten, first and second science scope and sequence, students learn about what native trees and bushes do in each season of the year.Students make predictions about what's up with their tree in each season and test out their predictions about seasonal change along the Old Dune Trail near the Sandy Hook Visitor Center. Later students can input their data at the National Phenology Network and contribute to important scientific knowlege about climate change

Did You Know?

Jacob Riis

Journalist Jacob Riis was called "New York's most useful citizen," by Theodore Roosevelt. Riis often accompanied Police Commissioner Roosevelt in raids exposing the hardship of life for New York City's poor and immigrant populations and published his photos in newspapers. More...