Washington Township Organizations
To list your scouting, cultural, or community group, or other nonprofit organization on this web page, please contact by e-mail the Township Administrator Deborah Burd at email@example.com or the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AVAWT consists of Veterans of Military Service, during war and peace, with a purpose of keeping the service and history of Veterans "alive". The American Veterans Association of Washington Township reguarly speaks to local student classes about their first hand experiences in the military from WWII to the present. The group is engaged in charitable contributions for needy residents and students, and are dedicated to uphold and support the quality of life of this wonderful place we call America.
For more information, contact Forrest "Woody" Burgener at 908.876.3640 or Raymond Millhime, Commander AVAWT at 610.253.3878
The Rotary Club of Chester and Long Valley is a service club whose members are active in business in the local community. The members are volunteers who work together with Rotary International locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self
The business and professional leaders who make up the club take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives.
If you are interested in becoming a Rotarian please visit their website at http://www.clubrunner.ca/chesterlongvalley/ or fill out the Prospective Member Form. The Rotary meets Mondays at 6:45 PM at The Lamplighter Restaurant, 190 Route 24, Chester, NJ. We welcome the opportunity to invite prospective new members to our club.
Founded by parents in 1979, The Children's Enrichment Program is a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide recreational services, cultural experiences, emotional, and social support to children with special needs and their families. Our program provides relevant information to parents, caregivers and professionals throughout Washington Township and surrounding communities.
Programs are held at various locations throughout the district. Financial assistance is available through scholarships to families in the Township who would not otherwise be able to participate.
For more information, contact Beth Tank at 908-876-3918.
Troop 36 was the First Boy Scout Troop in Long Valley and has been active for over 60 years! The troop is chartered by the Long Valley Presbyterian Church on Bartley Road. The troop meets at the church on Monday nights @ 7:30 PM. For additional information visit the troop's web site at http://www.longvalleytroop36.org or e-mail the scoutmaster at email@example.com.
Boy Scout Troop 236 has been serving boys of Long Valley since 1986, providing an extensive outdoor program and community service. The troop meets on Monday nights at 7:30 PM in the parish hall of Saint Marks RC Church on Spring Lane. For additional information, visit the Troop's web page at http://www.Troop236bsa.org
Boy Scout Troop 436 is a longtime Long Valley community service organization. Troop 436 is interested in finding new Boy Scouts. Meetings are held every Wednesday at 7:30 PM at the Kossmann School, Flocktown Road, Long Valley, NJ. For additional information, contact Chris Fallon at 908.876.5292, the Troop by email at webmaster@Troop436.org or visit the Troop's web page at http://www.Troop436.org.
Cub Scout Pack 36 is a friendly, fun, and exciting organization for boys in first through fifth grades. The Pack is primarily made up of boys and families from Old Farmer's Road School. The Pack is chartered by the Long Valley Presbyterian Church. Pack meetings are usually held on Friday nights once a month. Pack 36 holds fun activities like the pinewood derby, camping, parades, and many family activities throughout the year, and they would love to hear from you.
Cub Scout Pack 136 * Patriots Path Council * Black River District, is a family oriented organization instilling Scouting's core values in a safe, creative environment. Boys are challenged to do their best and work together through a variety of Pack and Den activities throughout the year. The Scouts develop confidence and lasting friendships as they grow in Scouting.
Join scouting! For more information email the cub master at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact him at 908-876-1482.
Cub Scout Pack 236 is a very family-oriented Pack which emphasizes building confidence and great lifetime memories. The Pack participates in a great number of activities throughout the year, including family camping, Pack sponsored trips to interesting and exciting places, a Spring family picnic, and of course monthly activities and field trips organized by each of the Cub Scout Dens.
Pack 236 meets at the Saint Marks RC Church Parish Hall on Spring Lane, one Friday night per month at 7:00 PM. For additional information, please visit the Pack's web page at http://www.pack236.org.
The Fuzzbox Teen Center is open to all Washington Township residents, grades 7 through 12. Activities include Volleyball, Pool, Basketball, board games,and video games (Playstation, PS2, and others). The center is outfitted with televisions, a DVD player and VCR. There is an art studio, free food and drinks. Bands can practice in the garage (we have keyboards, guitars, or you can bring your own.) Anyone who is a teen can attend, and don't be afraid to have your parents come in and say, "Hi".
We are located in the old Washington Township Police Station on West Mill Road about 1 mile past the Long Valley Middle School. For more directions, go to our web page at http://fuzzboxtc.tripod.com/dir.html.
The German Valley Rural Cemetery Association was incorporated in 1865 is a public cemetery located at 80 Coleman Road in Long Valley and available to the community at large. Visit their web site at http://gvrcainc.vpweb.com/default.html
For more information, contact Mike Zonfrillo, President of the Cemetery Association, at 908-876-4802
The Golden Age Group of Washington Township is open to any senior 55 or older.
The Golden Age Group meets at the Senior Center in Rock Spring Park, E Springtown Road, on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Bring your own lunch. We supply the coffee, dessert and, from time to time, special treats. Dues are $5.00 per year. Fifty cents per meeting helps defray Group activities.
For more information, contact Mrs. Rose Schepis at 908.813.8284
The Washington Township Girl Scouts are represented by a number of local Girl Scout Troops. Over the years, the Township has been the beneficiary of projects supervised and funded by girls participating in various service projects. For additional information, please contact them through their web site at the following address: http://www.wtgirlscouts.com
The Washington Township Historical Society aims to bring together people interested in the history of Washington Township, Morris County and promote a better appreciation of our American heritage. We support historical programs, archives, publications, preservation, markers, and historical collections in our museum.
For more information contact the Washington Township Historical Society at P.O. Box 189, Long Valley, NJ 07853, by telephone at (908) 876-9696 or by email at email@example.com .
Additionally, please visit their museum at 6 Fairview Avenue. Museum hours are on Sunday from 2PM to 4PM, or by appointment. There is no admission fee.
The Washington Township Land Trust is a private non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of open space within the Township. The Land Trust also owns, and is in the process of restoring, the historic Obadiah LaTourette Grist and Saw Mill located in the center of Long Valley on Route 513.
The Land Trust was organized in 1990 and incorporated in 1991 as a 501 (c) 3, non-profit corporation. It is exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes - to protect and preserve the lands, watercourses, ponds, streams, and structures which contribute to the natural beauty and rural character of Washington Township. To achieve this, the Land Trust acquires interests in land through purchase or donation, manages land uses for the benefit of the public, and makes itself available to the Township of Washington to assist in the stewardship of public lands and easements.
For more information contact the Washington Township Land Trust of Morris County Inc., PO Box 4, Long Valley, NJ 07853-0004 or by telephone at 908.876.5986, or by e-mail at Obadiah1750@hotmail.com
The Garden Club of Long Valley was organized in July of 1970, and is a member of The Garden Club of New Jersey and the National Council of State Garden Clubs. Many of the gardens around town are planted and maintained by the Garden Club. The Garden Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in members' homes or local establishments.
Visit their web page at http://thegardencluboflongvalley.shutterfly.com/ for additional information.
Heartworks is a group of women who are eager to make a difference in the lives of the residents of Long Valley and surrounding areas. Heartworks is an “acts of kindness” group that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7PM at a member’s house to discuss opportunities for reaching out to others, as well as for emotional and spiritual nurturing.
Visit the website www.njheartworks.org to learn more about our mission, goals and focus. Heartworks was created by Megan McDowell of Bernardsville in response to the outpouring of support given to so many families in the months and years following September 11th. Chapters have been formed in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
The Long Valley Trail Association (LVTA) is a community group of riders and horse owners whose primary goal is to establish a network of bridle trails throughout Washington Township. The LVTA works with public agencies, governmental groups and private land owners. The LVTA hosts several events throughout the year. They include:
The Long Valley Woman's Club is a service organization that fosters the Civic, Cultural, Charitable, and Educational interests and needs of the community.
The Organization formed in 1987 and has offered women the opportunity to share common experiences and interests while helping their community. In 1989 the Long Valley Woman's Club became affiliated with the New Jersey State Federation of Woman's Clubs (NJSFWC)
The club's fund raising efforts contribute to the support of a variety of Long Valley's, and the region's non-profit, community service institutions. These organizations include local Fire Departments, Rescue Squad, and PBA Local 301, the Seeing Eye Dogs, the NJ Battered Woman’s Shelter, the Safe Homes program, Foster Care Program to name a few. For additional information, contact Liz Cabarle at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit their website at http://www.lvwomansclub.org
The Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1992 to protect and enhance the Musconetcong River and it's related resources. MWA members are part of a network of individuals, families and organizations that care about the Musconetcong River and its watershed.
The Musconetcong Watershed Association's primary mission is education and awareness. The Musconetcong River drains a 158 square mile watershed area within the New Jersey Highlands Region. For its entire length the Musconetcong River forms the boundary between Morris and Sussex Counties, and between Hunterdon and Warren Counties. The Musconetcong River begins at Lake Hopatcong - New Jersey's largest lake -- and flows 42 miles to the Delaware River at Rieglesville.
The MOMS Club is a support group all Moms who are interested in the community and desire a variety of activities for Moms and their children. The MOMS Club is for all moms providing support from pregnancy through college.
The MOMS Club is the only non-profit international support group just for today's mother! A group that understands and supports your choice of mothering either stay-at-home or for the working mom and is a wonderful way for you to meet other moms and a fun way for your child to meet other children
The MOMS Club provides monthly meetings with speakers, discussions and fun programs, Casual get-togethers in parks and members' homes, outings for mothers and children, family parties throughout the year, playgroups for children of all ages.
Activities for the mothers such as crafts, exercise, a monthly MOMS night out, and/or other special interests are scheduled. Contact us at email@example.com
The Newcomers & Friends of Washington Township will introduce you to your neighbors, find playmates for your children and nourish your creativity and deepen your knowledge and understanding of your town.
The Newcomers and Friends of Washington Township is open to all members of the of Washington Township community, both long term residents as well as brand new ones. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at the Schooley's Mountain Firehouse, 231 Schooley's Mountain Road, Long Valley.
Visit our web site (http://www.newcomers-washington-twp.com/) for more information and contact info.
The WTCEO-Washington Township Community Events Organization is an all volunteer charitable 501C3 non-profit organization servicing Washington Township.
Its purpose is to organize community events for township citizens and surrounding communities. Two annual highlights are the Fireworks Festival and the Fall Parade and Festival. In 2009 the WTCEO sponsored their first Comedy Night. For more up- to-date information please see their website at www.wtceo.net.
The Washington Township Educational Foundation (WTEF) of Morris County is a community-led organization dedicated to the advancement of educational opportunities for children in the Washington Township School District. Incorporated as a non-profit corporation in the state of New Jersey in 2003, the WTEF is a non-political educational organization that provides supplemental funding for programs, curriculum enhancements and teacher development that bring our school district’s learning experience to the highest level possible. Contributions are sought from individuals, foundations, corporate sponsors and fund raising events such as the Annual “Thirst for Knowledge” wine tasting gala and the Washington Township Fall Festival.
General Membership meetings are held @ 7:30 pm on the 2nd Monday of each month at the Washington Township Public Library. To become a member, volunteer for an event or make a donation, please visit www.wtedfoundation.org or call 908-876-4568
The Washington Township Food Pantry is a division of ICOWTA (Interfaith Community Outreach of the Washington Township Area). ICOWTA was established in 1996 and its membership is composed of Deacons and concerned members from 10 area churches and other club and business organizations. It is funded in part from their Annual Christmas Wreath Fundraiser during the Holiday Season and by generous donations.
The ICOWTA oversees the Washington Township Food Pantry and assists with food collections, food drives, volunteer staffing, monetary donations and holiday food baskets for townspeople in need. The Food Pantry is located at 39 Bartley Road at the Long Valley Presbyterian Church. All currently dated non-perishable food donations are accepted for drop-off at the Long Valley Presbyterian Church between 9:30 AM and 2:00 PM Tuesday through Friday. The Food Pantry asks that food donations are not left outside the building.
The Food Pantry is normally open to clients every Monday from 10 AM to noon, and in the evening from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM every first and third week of the month. The Food Pantry welcomes all food drives, monetary donations and grocery gift cards. Call the Long Valley Presbyterian Church at (908) 876-3471 with any questions or interests in volunteering.
Calvary Assembly of God
Church of the Messiah (Episcopal)
Emmanuel Bible Church
Highlands Presbyterian Church
Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church
Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey
Long Valley Presbyterian Church
Our Lady of the Mountain Roman Catholic Church
St. Marks Roman Catholic Church
Temple Hatikvah/Mt. Olive Jewish Center
Skylands Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Valley View Chapel of the Christian and Missionary Alliance
Zion Lutheran Church of Long Valley