Nov
18
Fri
Support the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm
Support the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Bring a new toy or game to the Battleship for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots program and get a complimentary tour when you buy an adult Fire Power tour. The Battleship, open every day for tours from 9:30am to 3pm, will accept new toys and games through Sunday, Dec. 18.

Dec
7
Wed
USS New Jersey Launch Anniversary/Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
USS New Jersey Launch Anniversary/Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
The Battleship will remember the anniversary of the launch of the ship and the anniversary of the attack of Pearl Harbor with a ceremony on the forecastle (forwarded deck) of the Battleship at 10am on Wednesday, Dec. 7.  Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret) will host the ceremony, which will also feature remarks by Dr. Michael Golda, Chief Technology Officer, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division.  A memorial wreath will be cast upon the River to remember those that passed in the Pearl Harbor attack and who served aboard the USS New Jersey.
 The ceremony is free for all to attend.
Dec
9
Fri
Camden & Gloucester Counties Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Camden & Gloucester Counties Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, presented by the Camden and Gloucester County Freeholders, at 10:30am on Friday, Dec. 9.
 The ceremony, which will take place on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship, will feature keynote remarks by Con. Donald Norcross, 1st District, NJ, musical performances by Eastern High School Band, singer Maria DiSciullo, and bugler Greg Murphy, a 21 Gun Salute by Marine Corps League 1775 Detachment, salutes to veterans and a wreath presentation to remember those killed in the Pearl Harbor attack.  The event is free to attend and there will also be complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and donuts, courtesy of the Camden County Canteen.  Free parking in lot #1 across from the BB&T Pavilion and shuttle service will be available.
Dec
10
Sat
Breakfast with Santa Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Breakfast with Santa Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Families can enjoy a delicious hot breakfast served chowline-style at the crew’s galley, a self-guided tour of the Battleship, the chance to win some great prizes, and the opportunity to meet and get your photo with Santa — all aboard the Battleship!  The Breakfast with Santa, presented by 6ABC, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 10, beginning at 9am.

Tickets are $18 for kids under 12, and $24 for adults. Members of the Battleship can receive 20% off the Breakfast. Active military families can buy a ticket for just $10.00 per person! To reserve your tickets, call 1-866-877-6262 ext. 107, or email: groups@battleshipnewjersey.org.

6abc Action News is the #1 local news brand in the tri-state, and the undisputed news leader for more than 35 years.  6abc.com, the official website of Action News, is also the #1 local TV news website in the market.  WPVI-TV is the ABC-owned station serving the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys.

Watch the Parade of Lights from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Watch the Parade of Lights from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Come aboard the Battleship to watch a parade of boats decorated for the holiday season with music, lights and lots of fun for the entire family. For the first time ever, the parade route is extended and boats will pass the Battleship New Jersey on the Camden Waterfront!  The boats will then cruise by Winterfest on Penn’s Landing and loop back around to the Independence Seaport Museum.  Guests can enjoy holiday music, narration by Steve Nikazy and even food and bar concessions on the deck of the Battleship!

To come aboard for the Parade of Lights, you can take a Fire Power tour, which will be available until 5pm on Dec. 10, or make a $10 donation at the Ticket Office, open until 5:30pm on Dec. 10.

 

Dec
31
Sat
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Shows from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 31 2016 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 1 2017 @ 1:00 am
New Year's Eve Fireworks Shows from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Tickets are still available for the 6pm and Midnight Fireworks shows from the deck of the Battleship.  The ship will open at 4pm for the 6pm show and 10pm for the Midnight show.  Music, food concessions and bar service will be available.  You can even take a chance to pull the trigger to fire the portside (Philadelphia-side) five-inch gun at the conclusion of each show.

Admission to the 6pm and Midnight Fireworks shows is a $10 donation per person.  Tickets can be purchased by clicking the Tickets link on this page, or at the Battleship Ticket Office, which will be open before each show, or by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Proceeds go to the on-going restoration and maintenance of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.

Jan
7
Sat
Experience the Turret II Tour Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11am @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Experience the Turret II Tour Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11am @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Experience the Turret II Tour this Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11am! Although we are closed for walk-up tours in January, we have openings for the premier Turret II tour this Saturday! Journey 5 decks to the bottom of the 16-inch gun turret. Hoist projectiles, plot a firing solution, pull the trigger to simulate the firing of this massive gun and more! Tickets are $29.95 per adult. For tickets, call 866-877-6262 ext, 108

Feb
1
Wed
Free Onboard Class on USS Mason With a School Group Tour in February @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm
Free Onboard Class on USS Mason With a School Group Tour in February @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

School groups who schedule a Fire Power guided group tour of the Battleship in February can experience a complimentary onboard class on the USS Mason, a predominantly African-American crew and an example of desegregation in the Navy.

Touch history as your guide takes your group throughout our nation’s most decorated battleship. Experience the 16-inch gun turret, the Combat Engagement Center and learn how the sailors lived aboard this floating city. Tours are $10 per person for school groups. For groups over 20 guests, for every 10 students, you’ll get one complimentary adult tour.

Schedule your tour by emailing groups@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.

Feb
4
Sat
A “Souper” Opening Weekend for Tours at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – Feb 5 @ 3:00 pm
A "Souper" Opening Weekend for Tours at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship will re-open for walk-up tours on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9:30am with the last tour of the day departing at 3pm.  The ship will be open for walk-up tours on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 20, through February. The Battleship will open every day for tours in March.

To make our first walk-up tour weekend of the year more “souper,” the Battleship is asking guests to bring in a can of soup to donate to the South Jersey Food Bank.  Guests who bring in a can of soup will also get a 20% discount on Fire Power tours during the weekend as well as help some local families in need.

 

Feb
23
Thu
Incident Action Plans Class Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bradley Emergency Services Consulting Presents:

Incident Action Plans:

The Critical Incident Management Tool

This class will present the principles of how to create an IAP and use it the right way.  The class will focus on the SMART Objective and will lead up to a mock scenario using the learned actions of the the class.

  • Learn the SMART Objectives and more.
  • Learn to use your bucket list when needed the right way.
  • Learn why to have an IAP and make it work for your organization.
  • Begin this the first of a six-part series, all leading to the live time EOC and more

February 23, 2017

Time: 0800 – 1400 (Registration is at 0800)

Place:  Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton St. , Camden, NJ 08103

Cost:  $65 per person

Registration:  www.bradleyemsconsult.com

 

Apr
8
Sat
Vietnam War Living History Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Vietnam War Living History Day @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The annual Battleship New Jersey Vietnam War Living History Day will take place on Saturday, April 8 from 10am to 3pm.  Check out Vietnam War artifacts, re-enactors, and hear from veterans who served there.  We’ll even change the Pier music to songs from the late 1960s.  All Vietnam War activities are free to experience with a tour of the Battleship.

Calling all Vietnam War artifact owners and re-enactors:  Bring out your artifacts and/or come in uniform and get a complimentary tour and lunch! To participate, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Apr
28
Fri
Star Party on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Star Party on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Guests can see the stars from the decks of the Battleship!  You’ll also see planets and some satellites too!  The Battleship will be one of the sites of The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Citywide Star Party on Friday, April 28 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.  See the stars, planets and satellites through telescopes on the forecastle (forward deck) of the Battleship during this free event.  Parking on Clinton St. will also be free.

 

May
13
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment! @ Battleship New Jersey
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – May 14 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment! @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

This night, the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the 4D Flight Simulator and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers in period dress and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” patch!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 and Saturday, October 14, 2017.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

May
18
Thu
Meet Army and Navy Rugby Teams at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet Army and Navy Rugby Teams at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Meet the players of the Army and Navy Rugby team, who will greet guests and run drills on the pier of the Battleship, beginning at 11am on Tuesday, May 18.
 The meet-and-greet on the pier is free to experience.
 Army and Navy Rugby teams and other Division I schools will compete on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA.  For more information or to buy tickets, visit http://www.usasevenscrc.com/crc-tickets/
May
19
Fri
Flying Fish Beer Garden at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Flying Fish Beer Garden at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Cold beer, great food, and a little slice of history. Come to the Flying Fish Beer Garden to get all of these, and more!

Sample delicious craft beers by the Flying Fish brewery, one of the most renowned local craft beer microbreweries. Enjoy food from local vendors to go with your drink, and listen to some soulful tunes by the Case and Barley Band. And as if that weren’t enough, all of this will be hosted on the pier where the Iowa-class battleship USS New Jersey is docked. The best part of all? Admission is free! You only need to bring money for the food and drinks; everything else can be enjoyed with just your own self.

Want to bring your kids? No problem! The pier beer garden is open to all, and soft drinks will be served.

Come down to the Big J Friday, May 19th from 4 PM to 8 PM and take in the memorable sights and sounds. We’ll be hosting another event on Thursday, May 25th as well! We hope to see you there!