Register for ‘Xtreme’ Adventure Week for Tenns
Environmental Education Center
190 LOrd Stirling Road
DATE / TIME
Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019
08:30 AM - 08:00 PM
The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) has scheduled a unique summer program for teens age 13 to 16. “Xtreme Adventure Week” is a series of outdoor programs that will entertain and educate teen girls and boys. All adventures begin at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, NJ – 908-722-1200, ext. 5002.
Teens will enjoy the opportunity to turn off video games and computers and replace those hours with an incredible outdoor adventure. Two EEC Naturalists will lead every program, focused on fun, learning, and exploration. Participants will be challenged to an unforgettable adventure through a series of exciting, educational, and enjoyable day trips.
Xtreme Adventure Week
Monday to Friday, July 15 to 19, 2019 from 8:30 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Based on a survey of past participants, Adventurers will spend the week participating in stand up paddling, hiking, playing mini-golf, owling, and spending a day at Island Beach State Park. The day-trips will be led by Environmental Education Center Naturalists.
Fee is $400 per person. Registration is in progress in person at the EEC, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, NJ, online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or by phone at 908-722-1200, ext. 5002. All registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. A non-refundable payment of $150 is due at the time of registration.
The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center is located within Lord Stirling Park, in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township, and is nestled within 500 acres of the western portion of the Great Swamp Basin of the Passaic River. A swamp vivarium, and an environmentally based library are located within the Center itself.
“The Great Swamp Experience” on the lower level at the EEC features interactive displays, vignettes, taxidermy, and archeological artifacts highlighting the history and ecology of the Great Swamp. The exhibit is open 7 days a week from 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Admission is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Information on all Somerset County Park Commission programs and activities may be found at www.somersetcountyparks.org.
- CONTACT NAME|Kurt Bender
- AGES|13 to 16