Schiff Nature Preserve
Event Registration Form

To register for the event below, please enter the number of participants in
the Qty field for each event.
(Note: do not press "Enter"; use "Tab" to navigate between fields)

Fields marked with an asterisk * are required.


09/20/20 - Historical Hike
Join local historian, author, and lecturer W. Barry Thomson on Sunday, September 20 (rain date Sunday, September 27) for a narrated hike showcasing the rich and complex history of what is now the Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham. Beginning with the history of the rural industrial district that developed along the North Branch of the Raritan River and McVickers Brook in the 18th and 19th centuries, Thomson's talk -- enhanced by the use of archival photographs and rare maps and stops at a number of sites on the property -- will then cover the early 20th century development of the 600-acre "Brookrace" estate by Richard and Julia Williams, including the family's stone manor house. In 1932, following Richard Williams' death, the "Brookrace" estate was transformed into the Mortimer L. Schiff Scout Reservation, which, for the next 47 years, served as the National Training Center for the Boy Scouts of America.
Parking directions will be sent the day prior to the event based on attendance numbers. Carpooling is strongly recommended when feasible. Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes, weather appropriate clothes, and expect that the walking portions of the Historical Hike range in time from 7-15 minute spurts and will involve some incline. This is an all weather event with the exception of extreme summer weather such as thunderstorms or heavy rain warnings. In the event of extreme summer weather warnings, the rain date of September 27th will be used and guests will receive a rain date notification email within 24 hours of the program start time. Access to the Nature Center presents accessibility limitations. Advance registration is required 24 hours in advance. Member fee is $35. Member family/four fee is $120. Non- member fee is $40. Non- member family/four fee is $140. Space is limited for this event. Social distancing and face coverings are required.
Member - $35.00
Qty =
x $
= $
Member/Family of 4 - $120.00
Qty =
x $
= $
Non- member - $40.00
Qty =
x $
= $
Non-member/Family of 4 - $140.00
Qty =
x $
= $
Total
$
First Name *:
Last Name *:
Address *:
City *:   State:   Zip:
Phone *:
Email *:
Email (again) *:
Other
Attendees:
Comments:
How Did You
Hear About
This Program :
Each year, Schiff incurs over $1,000 in pay pal fees for our customers to have the convenience of using pay pal to donate or register for programs.
Please help us to offset the fees to add the additional amount of 3% and .20 for this registration. Yes-      No-