Events

Sep
24
Sat
Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5k Trail Run & Guided Stroll Fundraiser
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Run for a cause this fall in our 9th annual 5k Trail Run. Run, walk or waddle on the same course with professional timing.
Not a runner or looking to support another participant? Enjoy the outdoors & take a guided stroll through our Wildlife Housing Area with one of our guides. Geared for all ages!

Pre-registration tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Sign up before MONDAY, 9/5/22 by MIDNIGHT to ensure you receive your event t-shirt. While supplies last for all who sign up after 9/5/22.

Water & lite bites will be provided to participants before and after the race.
Pre-registration will end on Wednesday, 9/21/22 at midnight. Day of race registration will be open from 8am-9am on Saturday, 9/24/22. 

5k Trail Runners: 

  • $30 per Adult Runner
  • $25 per Student Runner

Guided Stroller:

  • $18 per Adult
  • $8 per Child ages 4-12
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

Top male and female racers will receive prizes!
The race begins and ends at the Pavilion outside of the Nature Center.


Event Details:

  • Check-in & Registration: 8-9 am
  • 5k Race Start: 9 am
  • Guided Stroll: Starts after the race begins
  • Awards: Will follow the end of the race
  • Nature Center opens: 10 am

Feel free to walk around the Wildlife Housing Area, Nature Center & our trails after the race.


Fundraising Opportunities:

We are encouraging all participants to share their love of Cedar Run with their friends & family by fundraising either as individuals or as a team.

The top individual & top team fundraisers will receive a prize!
As a token of our appreciation, the top fundraisers for teams & individuals will be awarded.

Donations can be logged under runsignup.com fundraising pages or cedarrun.org/donate. Make sure the donor says “I am supporting (fill in your name)’s 2022 Hoot, Waddle & Stroll 5k fundraiser!” All recorded donations should be logged before Noon on Wednesday, 9/21/22.

Click for our Cedar Run 5k Fundraising Toolkit!

All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of preserving and protecting New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact on our community!


We could not hold this event without our generous sponsors! 

Looking to get involved?

Sponsorship Opportunities are currently available for our Fall Events!
As a participating sponsor, your company will benefit from the promotion of the event through email outreach, social media, and other efforts directed to our fall events attendees and beyond, demonstrating your commitment to our wildlife and local communities. There are several levels of sponsorship detailed on the Sponsorship Commitment Form. Please select the level that will best reflect your support. Your tax-deductible sponsorship commitment will be used to help support Cedar Run’s mission to preserve and protect our native wildlife.

CR 2022 Sponsorships Packet

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Guardians of the Wild:
– Shoprite of Medford
– Animal & Bird Health Care Center & Hospital
– Holman Automotive
– Chemglass Life Sciences
– Garrison Architects
– PSE&G
– South Jersey Radiology Associates
– Murphy’s Fresh Markets
– Burlington Press
– Laura Bishop Communications
– Radwell International

Event Sponsors:

If you are interested in sponsoring to our fundraising event, please reach out to Tracey Bloodworth at tracey.bloodworth@cedarrun.org or Lisa Franco at lisa.franco@cedarrun.org.
Thank you!


PRE-REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Click here to sign up for your advanced registration!

 

Sep
26
Mon
Science Rocks! Day-Off
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for a full day of exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day entirely outdoors. Don’t forget to pack a lunch! Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Wildlife Super Powers

Pricing: $60/child.  **Please register each child separately.**
Sign-up for multiple sessions this fall and save! Get 2 sessions for $100!

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

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Oct
10
Mon
Science Rocks! Day-Off
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for a full day of exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day entirely outdoors. Don’t forget to pack a lunch! Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Pinelands Survival

Pricing: $60/child.  **Please register each child separately.**
Sign-up for multiple sessions this fall and save! Get 2 sessions for $100!

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

Registration for this event has ended.

 

 

 

Oct
22
Sat
Owl-O-Ween Fun at Cedar Run
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

No tricks here! Dress up in your Halloween costumes & enjoy an afternoon trick-or-treating at our wildlife enclosures, along with a Halloween movie, costume contest, games, crafts, food & more! It is going to be a hoot! Great for children ages 3 & up!

Cedar Run will be closed to the public for general admissions on Saturday, 10/22 at 2pm to get ready for Owl-O-Ween.
Day of Timeline:
4:00pm – 7:00pm:
  • Food Trucks, located in parking lot
  • Games
  • Halloween Crafts & Coloring
  • Cozy Campfire (marshmallow roasting kits will be sold)

4:15pm – 5:15pm / 5:45pm – 6:45pm:

  • Trick-or-Treating, at the Wildlife Housing Area

4:15pm – 6:15pm:

  • Family-friendly Halloween Movie, located in the outdoor pavilion

5:30pm:

  • Costume Contest!
  • *Must pre-register when you check in for one category. Sign-ups close at 5:15pm.
  • Categories:
    • Best Overall
    • Most Original
    • Scariest
    • Funniest
    • Best Family/Group Costume – up to 5 may enter

Yummy Eats:


We could not hold this event without our generous sponsors!

Looking to get involved?

Sponsorship Opportunities are currently available for our Fall Events!
As a participating sponsor, your company will benefit from the promotion of the event through email outreach, social media, and other efforts directed to our fall events attendees and beyond, demonstrating your commitment to our wildlife and local communities. There are several levels of sponsorship detailed on the Sponsorship Commitment Form. Please select the level that will best reflect your support. Your tax-deductible sponsorship commitment will be used to help support Cedar Run’s mission to preserve and protect our native wildlife.

CR 2022 Sponsorships Packet

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Guardians of the Wild:
– Shoprite of Medford
– Animal & Bird Health Care Center & Hospital
– Holman Automotive
– Chemglass Life Sciences
– Garrison Architects
– PSE&G
– South Jersey Radiology Associates
– Murphy’s Fresh Markets
– Burlington Press
– Laura Bishop Communications
– Radwell International

Event Sponsors:

 

If you are interested in sponsoring our fundraising event, please reach out to Lisa Franco at lisa.franco@cedarrun.org.
Thank you!


PRE-REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. There will be day of tickets available at the door. 

Purchase tickets in advance & save! (until 10/19/22 at Noon)

  • $13 per Adult (Save $2!)
  • $10 per Child ages 4-12 (Save $2!)
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

Day of ticket pricing:

  • $15 per Adult
  • $12 per Child ages 4-12
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

All proceeds from this event goes directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

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.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 

Oct
28
Fri
Cedar Run for Your Life: Haunted Guided FAMILY DAYTIME Hike
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Just in time for hoots & spooks of Halloween! Only the bravest will dare to explore Cedar Run on our haunted guided family daytime hikes!

Learn a bit more about the Legend of New Jersey’s famous Jersey Devil, as well as other cryptids, and hope he does not make an appearance while you are deep in the woods. We will read the story, and walk through the sets during the daytime. There are no actors during this time, only the decor. So no jump scares, so all can enjoy!

Geared towards the littles (ages 4 & up).
Rain or shine.

Timed Haunted Night Hikes

  • Guided hikes will run between 20-30 minutes long, and will be a guided walking hike.
  • Recommended to arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled guided hike, and will promptly begin at the scheduled time.
  • Limited space of 16 per timed guided hike. Advanced registration is required.
  • Dogs and other pets are prohibited, except clearly marked service animals. This is due to the safety of our wildlife animals, for special events and daily visits.

Limited space for each Haunted Guided Hike! Once they go on sale, grab your tickets now before they… disappear!

  • $10 per family (up to 4). Children 3 and under are free. 
  • $4 per additional family member.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult during the duration of the guided hike.
  • Costumes are encouraged but not required.
  • The daily admission fee is additional if you wish to walk additional trails and our Wildlife Housing Area.

Timed Haunted Guided Hikes

  • 11:00am
  • 1:00pm
  • 2:00pm

 

Looking for the spooky Guided Night Hike on Saturday evening? This is geared towards ages 10 and up. 
Advanced registration is required. Click for details for the NIGHT HIKE.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

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.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!! 

Price: $ 10.00
Limit to 16 people total per timed hike. Each hike is about 20-30 minutes long.
How did you hear about our program?
$ 0.00

 

Oct
29
Sat
Cedar Run for Your Life: Haunted Guided Night Hike
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Just in time for hoots & spooks of Halloween! Only the bravest will dare to explore Cedar Run after dark on our haunted guided night hikes! Learn a bit more about the Legend of New Jersey’s famous Jersey Devil, as well as other cryptids, and hope he does not make an appearance while you are deep in the woods.

Sit around a campfire roasting marshmallows & watch a Halloween movie… if you survive…
Geared toward ages 10 and up.

Rain or shine.

Timed Haunted Night Hikes

  • Doors open at 6:00 pm, and guided tours will begin at 6:30 pm. 
  • The sunset for this evening will be around 6:00 pm.
  • Enjoy a cozy campfire & Halloween movie while you wait for your hike. Marshmallow Roasting Kits (regular & vegan) will be available for purchase.
  • Guided hikes will run between 20-30 minutes long, and will be a guided walking hike.
  • Recommended to arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled guided hike, and will promptly begin at the scheduled time.
  • Limited space of 16 per timed guided hike. Advanced registration is required.
  • Every participant in the guided hike will need to sign a waiver before participating in the hike. Not recommended for pregnant women or anyone with a heart condition.
  • Flashlights are allowed in our parking lot area, but cannot be used during the experience of guided hike.
  • Dogs and other pets are prohibited, except clearly marked service animals. This is due to the safety of our wildlife animals, for special events and daily visits.

Limited space for each Haunted Guided Hike! Once they go on sale, grab your tickets now before they… disappear!

  • $15 per person.
  • Children ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult during the duration of the guided hike.
  • No children under 10 may be permitted on the guided hikes.
  • Costumes are encouraged but not required.

Timed Haunted Guided Hikes

Update 10/28/22 1:00pm:
PRE-SALE TICKETS are closed. Many of the time slots are sold out, and we will NOT have day-of tickets available. Pre-registration is required for this event. 
  • 6:30pm – FULLY BOOKED!
  • 6:45pm – FULLY BOOKED!
  • 7:00pm – FULLY BOOKED!
  • 7:30pm – FULLY BOOKED!
  • 7:45pm – FULLY BOOKED!
  • 8:00pm – FULLY BOOKED!
  • 8:30pm – FULLY BOOKED!
  • 8:45pm – Limited space
  • 9:00pm – Half way full!
  • 9:30pm

Do you have a younger one that wants to see the set in the daytime? Come Friday night for a daytime guided tour!
Advanced registration is required. Click for details.


All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

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.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

Every participant in the guided hike will need to sign a waiver before participating in the hike.
If anyone participating in the Haunted Night Hike who has not signed the waiver, we will have this available at check-in. 

 

Nov
10
Thu
Science Rocks! Day-Off
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for a full day of exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day entirely outdoors. Don’t forget to pack a lunch! Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Fur, Feathers and Scales!

Pricing: $60/child.  **Please register each child separately.**
Sign-up for multiple sessions this fall and save! Get 2 sessions for $100!

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

Day-Off Adventures Payment

$ 65.00
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Donation Total: $65.00

 

 

 

Nov
11
Fri
Science Rocks! Day-Off
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for a full day of exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day entirely outdoors. Don’t forget to pack a lunch! Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Patterns in Nature

Pricing: $60/child.  **Please register each child separately.**
Sign-up for multiple sessions this fall and save! Get 2 sessions for $100!

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

Registration for this event has ended!

 

 

 

Jan
16
Mon
FULL – Science Rocks! Mini Day-Off
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the entire time outdoors. $30/non-member, $25/member. Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Chilly Challenge!

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

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.

1/13/23 – This event is now full! Keep an eye out for future offerings!

 

 

 

Feb
11
Sat
Wildlife Baby Shower @ Medford United Methodist Church
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

You are cordially invited to Woodford Cedar Run’s Wildlife Baby Shower on Saturday, February 11th, from 1-3pm, at the Medford United Methodist Church.

Help us by delivering essential items in preparation for the upcoming arrival of THOUSANDS of injured and/or orphaned wild ones. There will be light refreshments, crafts for kids & special appearances by non-releasable wildlife! 

Free Admission with a gift from our Wishlist for each member in your Party!*
*minium cash donation of $5 per guest may be donated at the door in lieu of a wishlist item

• 39-gallon garbage bags
• Paper towels
• Ziploc bags (all sizes but most used  are gallon and quart)
• Tissues
• Puppy pads
• Cotton balls
• Amazon gift cards
• Clorox wipes
• Dawn dish soap
• HE laundry detergent
• Bleach
• Scrub Daddy sponges
• Orange baby food
• Green baby food
• Peanut butter
• Kaytee Mouse/rat food
• Aspen bedding
• Quickie Sponge Mop Refill 3 “x9 ” type S
• Disposable Waterproof shoe covers
• Disposable waterproof isolation gowns

If you are unable to attend – we are always accepting donations of goods at our Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital. 6 Sawmill Road, Medford, NJ 08055 open 9am-4pm

No need to RSVP. See you there!

Mar
3
Fri
Science Rocks! Afternoon: World Wildlife Day
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In celebration of World Wildlife Day we’ll delve into all things wildlife with hands-on fun and experiments. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the afternoon entirely outdoors. 4:00-6:00pm. Grades K-8th. Students will be broken up to two groups – K-3rd and 4th-8th grade. $20/non-member, $15/member. Space is limited to 15 children per group. Advanced registration required.

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

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.

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Mar
22
Wed
Science Rocks! Afternoon: World Water Day
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In celebration of World Water Day we’ll delve into all things water with hands-on fun and experiments. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the afternoon entirely outdoors. 4:00-6:00pm. Grades K-8th. Students will be broken up to two groups – K-3rd and 4th-8th grade. $20/non-member, $15/member. Space is limited to 15 children per group. Advanced registration required.

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

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.

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Apr
10
Mon
Science Rocks! Day-Off
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day entirely outdoors. Don’t forget to pack a lunch! $65/child. Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Every Day is Earth Day

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

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.

Day-Off Adventures Payment

$ 65.00
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Donation Total: $65.00