Scout programs are available to schedule on weekday afternoons, please call for an appointment.
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
Want something a bit shorter? These 30-45 minute walks are perfect for meeting up afterschool:
- Letters in Branches (Nature Photography)
- Skunk Cabbage
- Tricks in Nature
- Invasive Plants
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
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.