Scouts Programs

Scout programs are available to schedule on weekday afternoons, please call for an appointment.

Guided Programs

90-Minute Programs

On the hunt for your next adventure? Try one of our longer programs, with topics that are fun for all ages:

  • Fossil Hunting
  • Geocaching Challenge Course
  • Pond Netting
  • Farmhouse Tours

Looking to fill a badge requirement? Poricy Park has something special for every level of scout:

  • Daisy: Eco Trekker
  • Brownie: Bugs
  • Junior: Animal Habitats
  • Tiger: My Tiger Jungle
  • Wolf: Finding Your Way
  • Bear: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns
  • Webelos: Earth Rocks

Fee: $90.00 (non-resident $108.00) for first 8 scouts, $8.00 (non-resident $10.00) per additional child, limit 15 total scouts + siblings

Guided Hikes

Want something a bit shorter? These 30-45 minute walks are perfect for meeting up afterschool:

  • Evergreens
  • Tracks
  • Letters in Branches (Nature Photography)
  • Skunk Cabbage
  • Tricks in Nature
  • Invasive Plants
  • More!

Un-Guided Programs

Grab-and-Go Rentals

Rentals are available during normal business hours at the Poricy Park Nature Center (345 Oak Hill Road, Red Bank), Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. Cost of each set is $5.00 and a deposit is required. No reservation is needed, but please call ahead to ensure availability, 732-615-2260.

  • Fossil Screens and Trowels

Space Rentals

Poricy Park has three spaces available for rent: Fire Pit, Pavilion, and Fossil Beds. Rentals are for 2-hour blocks and must be reserved at least two weeks in advance. Use of the fire pit requires additional permits from the town fire marshal.

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