Events

Nov
14
Sun
POP-UP Guided Nature Walk
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm
Join Mr. Jim on an enjoyable leisurely hike of one of the Refuge’s nature trails. Explore the varied habitats from the dry Pitch Pine forest to the moisture-loving Atlantic White Cedars. Learn of the animals that call Cedar Run home. Find out how you can help protect the wonderful wilderness of the New Jersey Pine Barrens! Bring sturdy walking shoes and dress in layers. 1:00 start. Suitable for ages 5 and up. Free with the cost of admission. Maximum participants: 15, on a first come first serve basis. Rain cancels the event.
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.
Nov
19
Fri
Full Moon Night Hike- FULLY BOOKED
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Experience the refuge in an exciting way, at night! Enjoy a guided hike at night to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums and other wildlife that emerge after dark. Be there as the ‘night shift’ awakens. Program begins at the Nature Center. Hike is approximately 1 mile. $15/adult, $10/child. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Advanced registration required.

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.

This event is FULL. Check out our events page for more exciting activities!

 

Nov
24
Wed
Day Before Thanksgiving
Nov 24 all-day

Enjoy a special day of programs at the refuge. We will present Hunters of the Sky at 11am and 1pm. Kids can also make a special holiday craft inside the nature center. All ages welcome. Program included with the price of admission.

Give Thanks Work Day
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Dec
4
Sat
You and Me Preschool: Weekend Edition!
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book. “Weekend Edition” will run once a month on the first Saturday of the month.

We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about the month’s theme. 10-11am. Ages 3-5. $10/child with adult. Space is limited to 12 children.  Advanced registration required. *Please note: classes are held exclusively outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

  • February’s Book: Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer
  • March’s Book: Worm Weather by Jean Taft
  • April’s Book: Bee by Britta Teckentrup
  • May’s Book: A Beetle is Shy by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long
  • June’s Book: Pond Year by Kathryn Lasky

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

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ADULTS ONLY! New Moon Night Hike – FULLY BOOKED
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Enjoy a guided hike under the darkness of the new moon to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums and other wildlife that emerge after dark. 5:00-7:00pm. ADULTS ONLY! $15/person. Advanced registration required.

This event is FULL. Check out our events page for more exciting activities!

Dec
7
Tue
You and Me Preschool
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book each month.

We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about the month’s theme. 10-11am. Ages 3-5. $10/child with adult. Space is limited to 12 children.  Advanced registration required. *Please note: classes are held exclusively outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

  • February’s Book: Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer
  • March’s Book: Worm Weather by Jean Taft
  • April’s Book: Bee by Britta Teckentrup
  • May’s Book: A Beetle is Shy by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long
  • June’s Book: Pond Year by Kathryn Lasky

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

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Dec
18
Sat
Family Night Hike – FULLY BOOKED
Dec 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Experience the Refuge in an exciting way, at night! Enjoy a guided hike under the light of the moon to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums and other wildlife that emerge after dark. 4:30-6:00pm. All ages welcome. $15/non-member adult, $10/non-member child (ages 4-12), members and ages 3 and under free. 20 participants maximum. Advanced registration required.

Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.

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.

This event is FULL. Please email education@cedarrun.org to join our waitlist.

Dec
21
Tue
Winter Solstice Evening – FULLY BOOKED
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SPACE IS LIMITED!

Come join us in celebrating the Winter Solstice here at Cedar Run. The shortest day and longest night of the year hold many traditions in anticipation of the sun’s return. Celebrate with us by enjoying a campfire with marshmallow roasting, a story and by making a Winter Solstice lantern to bring the light home with you. A refuge resident will make an appearance too! Feel free to bring dinner to enjoy by the fire. All ages welcome. $15/non-member adult, $10/non-member child (ages 4-12), members and ages 3 and under free. Cost includes refuge admission and marshmallows.

Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.

This event is now full. Please email education@cedarrun.org to join the waitlist.

 

Dec
24
Fri
We’re Open 10am-1pm!
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Need to get the kids or yourself out of the house? We’re open!
Come out and enjoy the trails, visit the animals, and pick up any last minute presents at our Gift Shop. Also going on a fun make-and-take craft for the kids! Make it at Cedar Run or bring it home for later. While supplies last.
Jan
1
Sat
First Day Night Hike – FULLY BOOKED
Jan 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Come celebrate the first day of 2022 with us!

First Day Hikes are part of a nationwide initiative led by America’s State Parks to encourage people to get outdoors. On New Year’s Day, hundreds of free, guided hikes will be organized in all 50 states.  Kids and adults all across America will be participating in First Day Hikes, getting their hearts pumping and enjoying the beauty of a state park.  Last year nearly 55,000 people rang in the New Year, collectively hiking over 133,000 miles throughout the country! Find out more here: https://www.stateparks.org/special-programs/first-day-hikes/

4:30-6:30pm. Adults only! $15/person. 20 participants maximum. Advanced registration required.

This event is now full. Thank you for your interest. Please check out our events calendar for future events.

Jan
4
Tue
You and Me Preschool
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book each month.

We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about the month’s theme. 10-11am. Ages 3-5. $10/child with adult. Space is limited to 12 children.  Advanced registration required. *Please note: classes are held exclusively outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

  • February’s Book: Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer
  • March’s Book: Worm Weather by Jean Taft
  • April’s Book: Bee by Britta Teckentrup
  • May’s Book: A Beetle is Shy by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long
  • June’s Book: Pond Year by Kathryn Lasky

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

You and Me Payment

$ 10.00
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Donation Total: $10.00

 

 

 

 

Jan
5
Wed
Homeschool Classes
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Our educators will help your child explore and discover the world around them through hands-on activities and outdoor adventures.
We have 2 great sessions for Nature Nuts (Ages 6-8) and Eco-Explorers (Ages 9-11).
Our Homeschool program is held once a month running September-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. Family Night Hike in December. *Please note that both dates each month are the same class, please only choose one session. Click to learn more!
Knee-High Naturalists
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Our educators will help you and your child explore nature through songs, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Geared towards ages 3-5 (with an adult).

Our Knee-High Naturalists program is held once a month running September-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. Family Night Hike in December. Click to learn more!

Homeschool Classes
Jan 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Our educators will help your child explore and discover the world around them through hands-on activities and outdoor adventures.
We have 2 great sessions for Nature Nuts (Ages 6-8) and Eco-Explorers (Ages 9-11).
Our Homeschool program is held once a month running September-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. Family Night Hike in December. *Please note that both dates each month are the same class, please only choose one session. Click to learn more!