By Jennifer Landrieu, Director

Camp North Branch LogoIf you’re looking for some local summer fun, here are a few suggestions:

  • Attend CAMP NORTH BRANCH! There’s still room in Weeks 3 and 4.
  • Visit the birds at the Raptor Trust in Basking Ridge (donations accepted).
  • Take a nature walk or bike ride at Duke Farms in Hillsborough.
  • Ride a steam train at the Black River and Western Railroad in Flemington. (or visit Northlandz in Flemington – the largest model railroad museum)
  • Watch fireworks on the 4th of July from North Branch Park, Milltown Road, Bridgewater.
  • Go to a concert at Duke Island Park in Bridgewater most summer Sundays. Pack a picnic dinner!
  • See a drive-in movie at White Oak Park in Branchburg.
  • Feed the animals at Johnson Park on River Road in Piscataway. (Playgrounds, too.)
  • Spend the day at the beach at Round Valley Reservoir just off Route 22 in Hunterdon County.
  • Make your own frozen yogurt creation at Frozen Falls, mention NBRC Preschoool and 15% of your purchase will benefit the Preschool.
  • Chase the hot air balloons from the NJ Festival of Ballooning July 26-28th. The festival is at Solberg Airport in Readington.
  • Star gaze at the RVCC Planetarium and stay for a laser light show!