Sr. Educator/Naturalist Sarah Crosby


Sample Field Trip - times are approximate


Reserve NOW for Spring 2022!

The New Weis Center's is located on 152 acres in the Highlands Region of northern New Jersey. Our beautiful property is a living classroom with forest, hiking trails, a brook, seasonal wetlands, recreation field, covered pavilion, picnic grove, firecircle, rain garden, pollinator garden, and raised bed vegetable/herb garden. In addition, our main building has a large multi-purpose room, observation deck, classrooms and multiple restrooms. 

Each field study program provides unique learning opportunities. Our terrific staff provides an attentive, hands-on learning experience and the applied skills to foster a lifelong curiosity for science and a connection to nature. Educators can choose from 15 different lesson rotations in 5 subject areas to create a customized program. The number of lesson rotations will depend on the length of your visit. The signs and impacts of climate change are woven throughout all programs.

​For more information or to schedule, please contact Senior Educator Sarah Crosby at: or 973-835-2160​.


  • $14 per student: 2 lesson rotations
  • $16 per student: 3 lesson rotations
  • $18 per student: 4 lesson rotations

Please Note:

  • Groups of less than 15 students will be billed the minimum $225 trip fee
  • Maximum of 75 students. Larger groups may be scheduled over multiple days, or morning and afternoon
  • There is no charge for teachers and chaperones
  • If you require a raindate, we will hold it for an additional non-refundable minimum trip fee of $225*
  • Fee includes a reserved picnic area for lunch

Deposit / Payments:

After we receive your online reservation request, we will contact you to confirm the date, discuss details of your program, and send your invoice.

A minimum deposit of 1/3  of the total amount is due upon booking; the balance is due within 2 weeks  of your trip. Payment may be submitted:

  1. ONLINE - using the "Donate" button above
  2. BY CHECK - made out to "The New Weis Center" and delivered in person or mailed to: 150 Snake Den Road, Ringwood, New Jersey 07456

Cancellation Policy:

  • Our programs are rain or shine*; please direct your students and staff to dress accordingly.
  • ​If your school must cancel their trip, please note that there is a $50 fee for cancellations LESS THAN 2 weeks prior to the date of the trip.​ 
  • *If The New Weis Center makes the decision to cancel due to extreme weather or another emergency, we will gladly refund your deposit or pre-payment in full.

​For more information or to schedule, contact Senior Educator Sarah Crosby: or 973-835-2160​