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Home School Program

  • Princeton-Blairstown Center 158 Millbrook Road Hardwick, NJ, 07825 United States (map)

Join other Home Schoolers for a variety of hands-on learning programs at PBC’s beautiful Blairstown Campus. Register for any program or for the whole series. The programs are geared to 4th-8th graders.

December 5, 2018 - Survival: Fire Building, Shelter Building, and Orienteering
Join us for this adventurous hands-on course to learn the basics of two fundamental human survival skills, fire building and shelter building, while acquiring the knowledge to read a map and navigate your way around the Princeton-Blairstown Center Campus.

December 14, 2018 - Earth Literacy Creative Writing
Come let the beauty of the Princeton-Blairstown Center inspire your inner poet or author. After an outdoor meditative forest experience, we will brainstorm ideas as if you were a creature of the forest like a raccoon, an old wise tree, or a rushing stream and create a magical piece of literature while sipping hot cocoa next to a warm fire.

January 9, 2019 - Winter Animals and Nature Adventure
Explore the Princeton-Blairstown Center Blue Trail while talking about how North West New Jersey animals survive in the winter. Showcase on Beaver Lodge and Beaver Activity around Bass Lake with Tree Tour. Winter Insulation Blubber Hand Experiment. Lunch. Discover the Wonder of Owl Pellets in Hunt Lodge.

January 23, 2019 - PBC Folklore Creative Writing
Let the magic of the Princeton-Blairstown Center inspire you to create folklore or a fairy tale of the land. After a creative meditative experience in the forest, we will brainstorm ideas next to a warm fire and compose stories to leave behind for other visitors.

February 6, 2019 - Adventure and Cooking
Join us for a wonderful day filled with culinary curiosities and an adventurous spirit to bond with other students. We will learn to cook a delicious traditional dish from Nigeria and explore the Princeton-Blairstown Center’s fun Adventure Course.

February 20, 2019 - Adventure Day at PBC
Experience an action-packed day at PBC. While navigating our fun Adventure Course, we will explore social and emotional learning skills that you can take back into your home and community. We will focus on communication, team building, leadership, and diversity topics.

To register :  Please send your name, phone number, email, home address, number attending and name and age of student(s) to Pat Karl (  You will receive a confirmation that your registration has been received. 

Payment accepted by check made payable to Princeton-Blairstown Center, or cash day of the event.

Cost: $25.00 per program including Lunch.   No charge for Parents and Chaperones.  One adult chaperone must be present during programming. Ratio 1 adult per 10 students.

Any 3 programs for $60.00 per student

All 6 programs for $100.00 per student

Program times:     10:00 –-3:00 P.M.
                              Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 P.M

If you have questions, please call 908-362-6765 x1.

Earlier Event: November 9
Boys' Adventure & Leadership Weekend
Later Event: March 16
Wilderness First Responder