Events

Jul
15
Mon
Summer Camp – Earth Avengers
Jul 15 – Jul 19 all-day

Discover all you can about the different habitats and animals at Cedar Run. Explore underground, high in the sky and everywhere in between. Campers will work to complete a special conservation project at the Refuge. July 8-12 & July 15-19. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering 6th-8th grade.

Before April 15:
$225 Members
$245 Non-members

After April 15:
$240 Members
$260 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Summer Camp – Wild 4 Wildlife
Jul 15 – Jul 19 all-day

Have you ever wondered what goes on in your own backyard when you are not looking? Campers will work together to discover who is living right under their noses and how people interact with them in their habitats. They will learn about our wildlife rehab and discover how they can to be ambassadors for the animals. July 15-19. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering 4th-5th grade.

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Jul
22
Mon
Summer Camp – Girls Go Wild About STEM
Jul 22 – Jul 26 all-day

In this special interest camp we will engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and nature inspired activities and experiments. Nature exploration with modern technology opens the door for real-world applications and exciting adventures. July 22-26. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering 4th-8th grade.

Before April 15:
$235 Members
$255 Non-members

After April 15:
$250 Members
$270 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Summer Camp – Polliwogs Full Day
Jul 22 – Jul 26 all-day

Here’s a way to open the eyes of young ones to the wonders of nature. Budding naturalists will enjoy nature-filled activities using all of their senses. They will explore the natural world around them through play, walks, stories, games and crafts. Half and full day sessions available. August 5-9. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering K-1st grade.

Before April 15:
$225 Members
$245 Non-members

After April 15:
$240 Members
$260 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Summer Camp – Pond Paradise
Jul 22 – Jul 26 all-day

What creatures lurk in the waters of Cedar Run? Campers will explore the puddles, ponds and swamps of the Refuge. We will follow a frog’s footsteps, find bug-eating plants and see what else awaits us. It will be a wild and wet week of mysterious creatures and water wonders. July 22-26, August 5-9. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering 2nd-3rd grade.

Before April 15:
$225 Members
$245 Non-members

After April 15:
$240 Members
$260 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Jul
29
Mon
Summer Camp – Awesome Adventurers
Jul 29 – Aug 2 all-day

Are your campers ready for this adventure? With their team they will explore the Refuge and find themselves challenged to “survive” a week in the Pines. Campers will build a survival shelter in the woods, use a map and compass, go in search of the Jersey Devil and see some animals too! July 8-12, July 29-August 2. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.. Entering 4th-5th grade.

Before April 15:
$225 Members
$245 Non-members

After April 15:
$240 Members
$260 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Summer Camp – Forest Frolic
Jul 29 – Aug 2 all-day

Campers discover what it feels like to be animals surviving in the woods. They’ll look for the things that make the Refuge special. Flip over rocks and logs as we look for hidden wild treasures. Campers will be shocked by the exciting creatures we will find. July 8-12 & July 29-August 2. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering 2nd-3rd grade.

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Summer Camp – Polliwogs Full Day
Jul 29 – Aug 2 all-day

Here’s a way to open the eyes of young ones to the wonders of nature. Budding naturalists will enjoy nature-filled activities using all of their senses. They will explore the natural world around them through play, walks, stories, games and crafts. Half and full day sessions available. August 5-9. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering K-1st grade.

Before April 15:
$225 Members
$245 Non-members

After April 15:
$240 Members
$260 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Aug
5
Mon
Summer Camp – Fledglings
Aug 5 – Aug 9 all-day

For these little ones, we begin to investigate the woods through games, hikes, animal encounters, crafts and song. Possibilities for fun are endless! Campers MUST be potty trained. June 24-28 & August 5-9 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Ages 3-4 (preK)

Before April 15:
$135 Members
$155 Non-members

After April 15:
$150 Members
$170 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Summer Camp – Polliwogs Half Day
Aug 5 – Aug 9 all-day

Here’s a way to open the eyes of young ones to the wonders of nature. Budding naturalists will enjoy nature-filled activities using all of their senses. They will explore the natural world around them through play, walks, stories, games and crafts. Half and full day sessions available. August 5-9. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Entering K-1st grade.

Before April 15:
$135 Members
$155 Non-members

After April 15:
$150 Members
$170 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Summer Camp – Pond Paradise
Aug 5 – Aug 9 all-day

What creatures lurk in the waters of Cedar Run? Campers will explore the puddles, ponds and swamps of the Refuge. We will follow a frog’s footsteps, find bug-eating plants and see what else awaits us. It will be a wild and wet week of mysterious creatures and water wonders. July 22-26, August 5-9. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering 2nd-3rd grade.

Before April 15:
$225 Members
$245 Non-members

After April 15:
$240 Members
$260 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Aug
12
Mon
Summer Camp – Kids Go Wild About STEM
Aug 12 – Aug 16 all-day

In this special interest camp we will engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and nature inspired activities and experiments. Nature exploration with modern technology opens the door for real-world applications and exciting adventures. August 12-16. 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Entering 4th-8th grade.

Before April 15:
$235 Members
$255 Non-members

After April 15:
$250 Members
$270 Non-members

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Aug
19
Mon
Summer Camp – Discovery by the Day
Aug 19 – Aug 23 all-day

Cedar Run offers week-long camp sessions, but understands that some families can’t commit to a full week. With our “Discovery by the Day” sessions you can sign-up for whichever days you’d like to accommodate your scheduling needs. New activities are planned each day so each child can participate. Camp days run 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Campers entering grades K-5th only. $55/day or regular full day pricing for all 5 days.

Daily themes:

  • Monday-Wildlife Wanderings
  • Tuesday- Wild About Art and Experiments
  • Wednesday- Eww Bugs!
  • Thursday- Survival Adventures
  • Friday- Water, Water Everywhere

Ready to Sign-Up?

Or fill out our Registration Form (PDF). Completed forms may be submitted by mail or simply dropped off.

Sep
22
Sun
Autumn with the Animals
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Help welcome the fall season with a fun day for the whole family! Activities include games, guided hikes, crafts, food, canoeing, face painting, and educational demonstrations and programs. 11-4pm. All proceeds benefit Cedar Run. $10/person ages 4 and up, ages 3 and under FREE.

Interested in sponsoring our event? Click here for more information: 2019 AWA HWS Sponsor form

Activities include:

  • Hunters of the Sky (Raptor) programs
  • Canoeing on Cedar Run lake
  • Reptile Encounter programs
  • Guided wildlife area tours and hikes
  • Games!
  • Face painting
  • Campfire with marshmallows available for purchase
  • Lots of fun vendor and exhibitor led activities

Many thanks to our confirmed vendors and exhibitors for 2019. See you all there!

Food for purchase by:

 

Sep
28
Sat
Hoot, Waddle and Stroll 5K Trail Run/Walk
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am

The 5th Annual Hoot, Waddle and Stroll 5K Trail Run & Half-Mile Stroll is a fun-filled, family-oriented event to support Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge. Cedar Run Refuge, located in the Pinelands of Medford Township, cares for nearly 5,000 animals annually and is also dedicated to educating children about the importance of conserving our shared habitats. Cedar Run also aims to promote outdoor health and wellness for all ages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Team Fundraising & Sponsorship Opportunities

We invite everyone to form a team and raise money to support Cedar Run! Our funding comes solely from donations, and we deeply appreciate your efforts to support our mission and our animals! Recruit your family and friends to participate in the event or donate to our organization! Interested in sponsoring our event?Click here for more information:2019 AWA HWS Sponsor form

Event Details

5K Trail Run

Goes through rugged single-track trails within the property of Cedar Run and a very small segment on the road. It is a beginner to intermediate mostly flat course with varied terrain and scenic views. This is a great course for first-time trail runners and families! This course is not designed for strollers and participants need to be able to maneuver through tree ruts, steps, bridges, soft sand, etc.

Half-Mile Stroll

Designed to allow all family members to participate! Less rugged trails suitable for strollers and young children.

Schedule

7:30-8:45 am: Packet Pick-up and Race Day Registration

9:00 am: 5K Trail Run begins!

9:15 am: Half-Mile Stroll begins!

10:00 am: Award Ceremony

5K Awards

5K Awards will be given out in the following categories:

  • Top Fundraising Team
  • Fastest Male Overall
  • Fastest Female Overall
  • Medals also will be given to the TOP 3 male and female finishers in each of the following divisions: 12 and under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+
Event Features
  • Free race t-shirt with unique design guaranteed to those who register for the 5K Run or 1/2 Mile Stroll before 9/13/2019 and then additional participants will receive a Cedar Run tee.
  • Free raffle prizes
  • Water station on 5K
  • Post race refreshments
  • Medical support on-site
  • Race timed by South Jersey Race Timing, LLC
  • Plenty of race photos available, post race, on Facebook
  • Nature-based play area for families to enjoy while waiting for race participants
  • Wildlife housing area viewing available after the race is completed
  • Nature Center and gift shop will be open!
  • And most importantly, our very own resident animals will be at the finish line to cheer you on!

Sorry, no pets allowed.

Arrival / Parking

Please make every effort to arrive prior to 8:30 am and we encourage car pooling due to limited parking! Parking will be limited to street parking and our overflow parking lot. The entrance to Cedar Run will be closed 30 minutes prior to the start of the race making the overflow parking lot inaccessible after 8:30 am (unless the locals know how to access the overflow parking lot by Jackson Road!).