Scout Camping Area
There are two camping areas are available to scout groups year round, located on Valley Crest Road, at the north edge of an 8 acre pollinator meadow and surrounded by 12 acres of mature woodlands and 65 acres of neighboring property woods. Each site has a campfire area with and parking for up to ten vehicles, a fire ring with log seating for more than twenty and picnic tables at the edge of the field. Tent campsites are in the adjacent woods which can accommodate at least 20 tents. A lean-to shed is also available as well as three platform sites. Public hiking trails are available nearby. Firewood for the campsite may be purchased at the 14 Allerton Road entrance or you are free to bring your own.
There is an orienteering course at the campsite, pick your own apples at the farm in the fall, and outdoor and indoor classrooms at the main farm barn at 14 Allerton Road.View the map for our orienteering course (an Eagle Scout Project completed by Luke Bernick) here. Educational day and evening programs and merit badge counseling can be arranged. To book the campsite or schedule a program with our naturalist, please email education@valleycrestfarmnj.