Events

Sep
8
Tue
Refuge Mornings: Nature Notes
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Have a spare half hour on Tuesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary per week. Ages 6-12, but the whole family is welcome! $3/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

December’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (12/1): What’s Wild?
  • Week 2 (12/8): Animal Signs
  • Week 3 (12/15): Backyard Birds
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Have a child ages 3-5? Check out our virtual “Snack Time Stories” sessions running prior to “Nature Notes” at 10am.

Want an in-person lesson? Have a little more time? The same lesson is available and expanded upon in-person! Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike! We’ll be running small group programs on the same topics from 10-11am. Check out “You and Me” for ages 3-5 or “Refuge Ramblers” for ages 6-12.

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Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres.

  • Small group sizes – 8-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Three days to choose from – Choose from a Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday afternoon session (same topic runs each day so please only choose one).
  • Two hours of Nature’s classroom time – 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Two age groups – K-1st and 2nd-5th. In the event of small groups sizes, groups may combine.
  • Sign-up for the whole month and save! Single session: $12/member, $15/non-member; 4 session discount: $40/member, $55/non-member.
    Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.

December’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (12/1, 12/2 OR 12/3): Playing with Fire*
    Note: don’t worry we won’t actually be playing with fire!
  • Week 2 (12/8, 12/9 OR 12/10): Outrageous Owls
  • Week 3 (12/15, 12/16 OR 12/17): Natural Ornaments
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited! NOTE: Sessions that are FULL, or cancelled due to low numbers, will be removed from the sign-up list. Questions? Email Education@CedarRun.org

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Donation Total: $40.00

 

Sep
9
Wed
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories

Check out “Snack Time Stories” virtually each Tuesday at 10am. Cedar Run’s educators will share one of our favorite nature books with you, show you a fun (and tasty) snack to try and give you ideas for an easy craft or activity to do at home! Ages 3-5, but the whole family is welcome! $3/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

December’s books include:

  • Week 1 (12/1): Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett
  • Week 2 (12/8): Track That Scat by Lisa Morlock
  • Week 3 (12/15): How to Find a Bird by Jennifer Ward
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Have a child ages 6-12? Check out our virtual “Nature Notes” sessions running after “Snack Time Stories” at 11am.

Prefer something in-person? We’ll be running small group programs on the same topics each week. Check out “You and Me” for ages 3-5 or “Refuge Ramblers” for ages 6-12.

Snack Time Stories Payment

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Refuge Mornings: Nature Notes
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Have a spare half hour on Tuesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary per week. Ages 6-12, but the whole family is welcome! $3/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

December’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (12/1): What’s Wild?
  • Week 2 (12/8): Animal Signs
  • Week 3 (12/15): Backyard Birds
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Have a child ages 3-5? Check out our virtual “Snack Time Stories” sessions running prior to “Nature Notes” at 10am.

Want an in-person lesson? Have a little more time? The same lesson is available and expanded upon in-person! Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike! We’ll be running small group programs on the same topics from 10-11am. Check out “You and Me” for ages 3-5 or “Refuge Ramblers” for ages 6-12.

Nature Notes Payment

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Donation Total: $3.00

 

 

Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres.

  • Small group sizes – 8-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Three days to choose from – Choose from a Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday afternoon session (same topic runs each day so please only choose one).
  • Two hours of Nature’s classroom time – 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Two age groups – K-1st and 2nd-5th. In the event of small groups sizes, groups may combine.
  • Sign-up for the whole month and save! Single session: $12/member, $15/non-member; 4 session discount: $40/member, $55/non-member.
    Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.

December’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (12/1, 12/2 OR 12/3): Playing with Fire*
    Note: don’t worry we won’t actually be playing with fire!
  • Week 2 (12/8, 12/9 OR 12/10): Outrageous Owls
  • Week 3 (12/15, 12/16 OR 12/17): Natural Ornaments
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited! NOTE: Sessions that are FULL, or cancelled due to low numbers, will be removed from the sign-up list. Questions? Email Education@CedarRun.org

Outdoor Afternoons Payment

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Donation Total: $40.00

 

Sep
10
Thu
Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Have a spare hour on Thursday OR Friday mornings? Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike! We’ll be running small group programs from 10-11am. We’ll be featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary per week. Ages 6-12. $8/child. Space is limited to 12 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

December’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (12/3-12/4): What’s Wild?
  • Week 2 (12/10-12/11): Animal Signs
  • Week 3 (12/17-12/18): Backyard Birds
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Have a child ages 3-5? Check out our “You and Me Preschool” sessions running concurrently on Thursdays.

Prefer something virtual? We’ll be running online sessions with the same topics each Tuesday morning from 10-10:30am. Check out “Snack Time Stories” for ages 3-5 or “Nature Notes” for ages 6-12.

NOTE: Sessions that are FULL, or cancelled due to low numbers, will be removed from the sign-up list.

Refuge Ramblers Payment

$ 8.00
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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book each week. There are two days – Wednesday or Thursday  – to choose from to meet your scheduling needs (same lesson runs each day, so please only choose one).

We will read, do a craft and head outside on an adventure about the week’s theme. 10-11am. Ages 3-5. $8/child with adult. Space is limited to 8 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

December’s books include:

  • Week 1 (12/2-12/3): Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett
  • Week 2 (12/9-12/10): Track That Scat by Lisa Morlock
  • Week 3 (12/16-12/17): How to Find a Bird by Jennifer Ward
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Have a child ages 6-12? Check out our “Refuge Ramblers” sessions running concurrently on Thursdays.

Prefer something virtual? We’ll be running online sessions with the same topics each Tuesday mornings from 10-10:30am. Check out “Snack Time Stories” for ages 3-5 or “Nature Notes” for ages 6-12.

NOTE: Sessions that are FULL, or cancelled due to low numbers, will be removed from the sign-up list.

You and Me Payment

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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres.

  • Small group sizes – 8-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Three days to choose from – Choose from a Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday afternoon session (same topic runs each day so please only choose one).
  • Two hours of Nature’s classroom time – 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Two age groups – K-1st and 2nd-5th. In the event of small groups sizes, groups may combine.
  • Sign-up for the whole month and save! Single session: $12/member, $15/non-member; 4 session discount: $40/member, $55/non-member.
    Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.

December’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (12/1, 12/2 OR 12/3): Playing with Fire*
    Note: don’t worry we won’t actually be playing with fire!
  • Week 2 (12/8, 12/9 OR 12/10): Outrageous Owls
  • Week 3 (12/15, 12/16 OR 12/17): Natural Ornaments
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited! NOTE: Sessions that are FULL, or cancelled due to low numbers, will be removed from the sign-up list. Questions? Email Education@CedarRun.org

Outdoor Afternoons Payment

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Donation Total: $40.00

 

Sep
11
Fri
ReDiscovery Weekends: Friday Evenings
Sep 11 all-day
ReDiscovery Weekends: Friday Evenings

Cedar Run is putting a new twist on an old favorite. Instead of one family fun-filled day in September, we’re introducing Re-Discovery Weekends all month long for nature lovers of all ages! Visitors can join us for Friday night campfires and storytelling, Saturday nature days and guest speakers, and Sunday canoeing, tours and guided hikes. Fees cover a full day of activities. Come for one thing, or see it all!

$10/person, ages 3 and up (non-members); $5/person, ages 3 and up (members)
Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.
Event Sponsors Register Here!

Events scheduled for Friday, September 11th

  • 7pm: Sunset Storytelling & Campfire – Come join us for an evening of Pinelands stories around the campfire. Stories are for all ages and we will roast marshmallows after.
  • 8:30pm: Moths of Cedar Run – Join us for night of moth hunting at Cedar Run. What amazing species can we find?!

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 for any added activities like crafts and make-and-takes too!

ReDiscovery Weekends 9/11

$ 5.00
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Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Have a spare hour on Thursday OR Friday mornings? Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike! We’ll be running small group programs from 10-11am. We’ll be featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary per week. Ages 6-12. $8/child. Space is limited to 12 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

December’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (12/3-12/4): What’s Wild?
  • Week 2 (12/10-12/11): Animal Signs
  • Week 3 (12/17-12/18): Backyard Birds
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Have a child ages 3-5? Check out our “You and Me Preschool” sessions running concurrently on Thursdays.

Prefer something virtual? We’ll be running online sessions with the same topics each Tuesday morning from 10-10:30am. Check out “Snack Time Stories” for ages 3-5 or “Nature Notes” for ages 6-12.

NOTE: Sessions that are FULL, or cancelled due to low numbers, will be removed from the sign-up list.

Refuge Ramblers Payment

$ 8.00
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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book each week. There are two days – Wednesday or Thursday  – to choose from to meet your scheduling needs (same lesson runs each day, so please only choose one).

We will read, do a craft and head outside on an adventure about the week’s theme. 10-11am. Ages 3-5. $8/child with adult. Space is limited to 8 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

December’s books include:

  • Week 1 (12/2-12/3): Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett
  • Week 2 (12/9-12/10): Track That Scat by Lisa Morlock
  • Week 3 (12/16-12/17): How to Find a Bird by Jennifer Ward
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Have a child ages 6-12? Check out our “Refuge Ramblers” sessions running concurrently on Thursdays.

Prefer something virtual? We’ll be running online sessions with the same topics each Tuesday mornings from 10-10:30am. Check out “Snack Time Stories” for ages 3-5 or “Nature Notes” for ages 6-12.

NOTE: Sessions that are FULL, or cancelled due to low numbers, will be removed from the sign-up list.

You and Me Payment

$ 8.00
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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

 

 

Sep
12
Sat
ReDiscovery Weekends: Animal Diversity
Sep 12 all-day
ReDiscovery Weekends: Animal Diversity

Cedar Run is putting a new twist on an old favorite. Instead of one family fun-filled day in September, we’re introducing Re-Discovery Weekends all month long for nature lovers of all ages! Visitors can join us for Friday night campfires and storytelling, Saturday nature days and guest speakers, and Sunday canoeing, tours and guided hikes. Fees cover a full day of activities. Come for one thing, or see it all!

$10/person, ages 3 and up (non-members); $5/person, ages 3 and up (members)
Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.
Event Sponsors Register Here!

Events scheduled for Saturday, September 12th

  • 8:30am: Early Bird(ing) Gets the Worm – Cedar Run has an exciting birding adventure ready for you! What bird species call Cedar Run home? Learn some birding basics or improve your skills along our trail. Bring sturdy walking shoes, dress in layers, and make sure you have a water bottle and your binoculars (loaner binoculars will be available). Suitable for ages 8 and up.
  • Ongoing, 10am-1pm: Pond Dipping – Delve into the world of macro-invertebrates with us! Macros are insect larvae and nymphs, snails and aquatic insects that that live in the water and are able to be seen by the naked eye. What kind of things are living in Cedar Run lake? Stop by and check out what we’ve collected and try your hand at finding some creatures of your own!
  • 11am: Fur, Feathers & Scales – Gain a better understanding of the different animal groups and learn how their body coverings serve many important purposes. Meet animals from the different groups to discover the diversity of life in New Jersey!

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 for any added activities like crafts and make-and-takes too!

**Online registration for this event has ended. Tickets can purchased “at the door.”

Journeys & Conversations Nature Club
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep
13
Sun
ReDiscovery Weekends: Family Sunday
Sep 13 all-day
ReDiscovery Weekends: Family Sunday

Cedar Run is putting a new twist on an old favorite. Instead of one family fun-filled day in September, we’re introducing Re-Discovery Weekends all month long for nature lovers of all ages! Visitors can join us for Friday night campfires and storytelling, Saturday nature days and guest speakers, and Sunday canoeing, tours and guided hikes. Fees cover a full day of activities. Come for one thing, or see it all!

$10/person, ages 3 and up (non-members); $5/person, ages 3 and up (members)
Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.
Event Sponsors Register Here!

Events scheduled for Sunday, September 13th

  • Ongoing, 10am-2pm: 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.
  • 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm: Resident Animal Tour – Been to visit before? First time? Join us for a guided tour of our Wildlife Housing Area and see what you may learn about our resident animals. Sessions begin on the half hour and last about 40 minutes
  • 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm: Family Nature Hike – Join us for a hike through the Refuge with the family! What will we find along the way?

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 for any added activities like crafts and make-and-takes too!

**Online registration for this event has ended. Tickets can purchased “at the door.”

Sep
15
Tue
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories

Check out “Snack Time Stories” virtually each Tuesday at 10am. Cedar Run’s educators will share one of our favorite nature books with you, show you a fun (and tasty) snack to try and give you ideas for an easy craft or activity to do at home! Ages 3-5, but the whole family is welcome! $3/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

December’s books include:

  • Week 1 (12/1): Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett
  • Week 2 (12/8): Track That Scat by Lisa Morlock
  • Week 3 (12/15): How to Find a Bird by Jennifer Ward
  • Week 4-5: NO classes – Holidays

Have a child ages 6-12? Check out our virtual “Nature Notes” sessions running after “Snack Time Stories” at 11am.

Prefer something in-person? We’ll be running small group programs on the same topics each week. Check out “You and Me” for ages 3-5 or “Refuge Ramblers” for ages 6-12.

Snack Time Stories Payment

$ 3.00
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Donation Total: $3.00