ReDiscover Cedar Run this spring! There’s something for everyone during these 2 exciting days in the wild! Fees cover a full day of activities. Come for one thing, or do it all! $11/adult, $9/child (4-12 years), ages 3 and under free. NOTE: Groupon deals and Library Passes are not valid for special events.
Events scheduled for Saturday, April 16th:
- 10am OR 1pm – Raptor Egg Hunt*: Have you ever heard of the Easter Raptor? Join us as we learn all about him during this fun adaptation of a traditional egg hunt! Appropriate for ages 2-10. Hunt will be a staggered start by age (ages 2-4, 5-7 and 8-10).
- Ongoing, 10am-1pm – Make-and-Take: Have a little down time between events? Check out our day’s make-and-take craft. Complete it now or take it home for later. Self-guided.
- Ongoing, 10am-2pm – Natural Egg Dyeing: While supplies last!
- Ongoing, 10am-4pm – Trivia Scavenger Hunt: How well do you know Cedar Run? Come try our Trivia Scavenger Hunt! Get a question sheet from the front desk and search Cedar Run for the answers. Come back with all the right answers and win a prize! Self-guided.
- 11am – Fairy Shelters: Try your hand at building a shelter for a forest fairy. This activity is best for our youngest guests, but fun for all ages!
- Ongoing, 11-4pm – Canoeing*: Don’t miss this limited experience to paddle on Cedar Run Lake! 20-minute timeslots will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- 11am OR 12pm – Reptile Encounter: Get up-close and personal with some our resident reptiles!
- 12:30pm – Tree ID: Learn about and identify numerous plants in the Pinelands. One of our educators will lead you on a guided walk along our trails as we practice basic identification skills using leaves, bark and berries.
- 1pm OR 3pm – Resident Meet and Greet: Get up-close and personal with some mystery resident animals. Questions and photos welcome!
- 2pm – Guided Hike: Join us for a hike through the Refuge with the family! What will we find along the way?
- Ongoing, 2-4pm – Guided Craft Time: Swing over and get crafty! One of our Educators will lead you in this Springtime craft. Adaptable for all ages. Activity takes approximately 20 mins to complete so stop by when you have time!
*By registering, you can attend any or all sessions throughout the day. While you are signed up for the day’s events, some sessions have limited capacities so be sure to check your email for information after you complete your registration. Please be sure to check out the Nature Center too!
Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.
**Online registration has ended. Tickets available at the door. Space is limited for certain events – open spaces will be given on a first come, first serve basis.**