Events

Apr
2
Fri
Through Our Lenses Children’s Photo Contest
Apr 2 – Apr 11 all-day
Through Our Lenses Children's Photo Contest

FREE WITH ADMISSION!

  • Participate during refuge hours: 7 days, 10:00am–4:00pm (including Easter Sunday)
  • Families with children ages 3–17 may take part in the FREE community competition.
  • Each child can electronically submit one digital image taken during their visit to Cedar Run, during the dates above only, to be eligible for a prize.
  • ALL participants will receive a matted 8 × 10 print of their submission and ALL the photographs will be displayed at Cedar Run during our gallery weekend May 1-2, 2021.
  • Winners will be chosen with a first, second and third place winner for best photograph in each age category (3–7 • 8–12 • 13–17) and in overall Animal and Landscape categories.
  • There will be no admission charge for participants during the gallery weekend. Prizes can be picked up during the gallery, but prints will be displayed all month long. They can be picked up starting June 1 and up to 60 days afterwards.
  • Prizes include t-shirts, symbolic wildlife adoptions, Cedar Run memberships, admission to kids photography workshops and more.

 

Apr
11
Sun
Brunch with a Wildlife Rehabilitator
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Brunch with a Wildlife Rehabilitator @ Medford | New Jersey | United States

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in a Wildlife Hospital? Are you curious about what goes into the process of rehabilitating injured and/or orphaned wild animals? Now is your chance to go behind-the-scenes and find out! Join one of our state licensed wildlife rehabilitators for brunch (bagels, doughnuts, coffee and tea) followed by an in-depth discussion and tour of our Wildlife Hospital and outdoor rehabilitation enclosures. These facilities are not open to the general public – this is a rare opportunity to tour them with a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. Pricing is $50 per person. This experience is geared for ages 15 and up only.

Face masks are required for the duration of the program except when eating. Social distancing measures and COVID protocols will be in place. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.

**Advanced registration required – program size limited to 20 guests!**

3/26/21 – This event is now full! Thank you to all who signed up!

 

Apr
13
Tue
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Apr 13 @ 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.

March’s book include:

  • Week 1 (3/2): Fairy Houses by Tracy Kane
  • Week 2 (3/9): Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? by Rita Gray
  • Week 3 (3/16): My First Day by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page
  • Week 4 (3/23): An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Aston

April’s book include:

  • Week 1 (3/30): Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner
  • Week 2 (4/6): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/13): In the Trees, Honey Bees by Lori Mortensen
  • Week 4 (4/20): More by I.C. Springman
  • Week 5 (4/27): A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Aston

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.

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Apr
14
Wed
Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Apr 14 @ 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 10 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

April’s book include:

  • Week 1 (3/31 OR 4/1): Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner
  • Week 2 (4/7 OR 4/8): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/14 OR 4/15): In the Trees, Honey Bees by Lori Mortensen
  • Week 4 (4/21 OR 4/22): More by I.C. Springman
  • Week 5 (4/28 OR 4/29): A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Aston

May’s book include:

  • Week 1 (5/5 OR 5/6): Sleigh Bells in Springtime by Jessica R. Kratz
  • Week 2 (5/12 OR 5/13): The Box Turtle by Vanessa Roeder
  • Week 3 (5/19 OR 5/20): Chippy Chipmunk Feels Empathy by Kathy M. Miller
  • Week 4 (5/26 OR 5/27): I Don’t Like Snakes by Nicola Davies

June’s book include:

  • Week 1 (6/2 OR 6/3): Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre 
  • Week 2 (6/9 OR 6/10): Gorf’s Pond Fiona Hurlock – Last class!!

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

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

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Outdoor Afternoons
Apr 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

  • Small group sizes – 10-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Two days to choose from – Choose from a 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.

April’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (3/31 OR 4/1): Natural Dyes
  • Week 2 (4/7 OR 4/8): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/14 OR 4/15): Parts of a Tree
  • Week 4 (4/21 OR 4/22): Earth Day Soiree
  • Week 5 (4/28 OR 4/29): Composting 101

May’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (5/5 OR 5/6): Oh Baby (Animals)!
  • Week 2 (5/12 OR 5/13): Slither, Crawl and Climb
  • Week 3 (5/19 OR 5/20): Go Green
  • Week 4 (5/26 OR 5/27): Buggy Bunch

June’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (6/2 OR 6/13): Water Olympics
  • Week 2 (6/9 OR 6/10): Bog Buddies – Last Class!!

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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Apr
15
Thu
Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Apr 15 @ 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.

April’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (4/1 OR 4/2): Flowers and Buds
  • Week 2 (4/8 OR 4/9): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/15 OR 4/16): Pollination Celebration
  • Week 4 (4/22 OR 4/23): Pollution Solution
  • Week 5 (4/29 OR 4/30): Nest Sweet Nest

May’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (5/6 OR 5/7): Hop on Over
  • Week 2 (5/13 OR 5/14): Shell-tastic Fun
  • Week 3 (5/20 OR 5/21): Color Me Wild
  • Week 4 (5/27 OR 5/28): Snaaakkesss!

June’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (6/3 OR 6/4): Wonderful Weather
  • Week 2 (6/10 OR 6/11): Wet and Wonderous– Last class!!

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

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

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Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Apr 15 @ 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 10 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

April’s book include:

  • Week 1 (3/31 OR 4/1): Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner
  • Week 2 (4/7 OR 4/8): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/14 OR 4/15): In the Trees, Honey Bees by Lori Mortensen
  • Week 4 (4/21 OR 4/22): More by I.C. Springman
  • Week 5 (4/28 OR 4/29): A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Aston

May’s book include:

  • Week 1 (5/5 OR 5/6): Sleigh Bells in Springtime by Jessica R. Kratz
  • Week 2 (5/12 OR 5/13): The Box Turtle by Vanessa Roeder
  • Week 3 (5/19 OR 5/20): Chippy Chipmunk Feels Empathy by Kathy M. Miller
  • Week 4 (5/26 OR 5/27): I Don’t Like Snakes by Nicola Davies

June’s book include:

  • Week 1 (6/2 OR 6/3): Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre 
  • Week 2 (6/9 OR 6/10): Gorf’s Pond Fiona Hurlock – Last class!!

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

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

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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Afternoons
Apr 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

  • Small group sizes – 10-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Two days to choose from – Choose from a 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.

April’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (3/31 OR 4/1): Natural Dyes
  • Week 2 (4/7 OR 4/8): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/14 OR 4/15): Parts of a Tree
  • Week 4 (4/21 OR 4/22): Earth Day Soiree
  • Week 5 (4/28 OR 4/29): Composting 101

May’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (5/5 OR 5/6): Oh Baby (Animals)!
  • Week 2 (5/12 OR 5/13): Slither, Crawl and Climb
  • Week 3 (5/19 OR 5/20): Go Green
  • Week 4 (5/26 OR 5/27): Buggy Bunch

June’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (6/2 OR 6/13): Water Olympics
  • Week 2 (6/9 OR 6/10): Bog Buddies – Last Class!!

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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Apr
16
Fri
Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Apr 16 @ 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.

April’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (4/1 OR 4/2): Flowers and Buds
  • Week 2 (4/8 OR 4/9): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/15 OR 4/16): Pollination Celebration
  • Week 4 (4/22 OR 4/23): Pollution Solution
  • Week 5 (4/29 OR 4/30): Nest Sweet Nest

May’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (5/6 OR 5/7): Hop on Over
  • Week 2 (5/13 OR 5/14): Shell-tastic Fun
  • Week 3 (5/20 OR 5/21): Color Me Wild
  • Week 4 (5/27 OR 5/28): Snaaakkesss!

June’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (6/3 OR 6/4): Wonderful Weather
  • Week 2 (6/10 OR 6/11): Wet and Wonderous– Last class!!

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

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

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Apr
18
Sun
Raptor Photography Session @ Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Raptor Photography Session @ Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge | Medford | New Jersey | United States

Join us for a morning of photography. Our trained staff will bring select birds out of their enclosures for photographing up-close and personal on perches and in a natural setting. This program will be limited to 12 participants. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. 9-11am. $50/member, $60/nonmember. Advanced registration & pre-payment required.

3/4/2021 – April session full! Please email education@cedarrun.org to be added to our waitlist.

Raptor Photography Session

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Apr
20
Tue
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Apr 20 @ 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.

March’s book include:

  • Week 1 (3/2): Fairy Houses by Tracy Kane
  • Week 2 (3/9): Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? by Rita Gray
  • Week 3 (3/16): My First Day by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page
  • Week 4 (3/23): An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Aston

April’s book include:

  • Week 1 (3/30): Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner
  • Week 2 (4/6): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/13): In the Trees, Honey Bees by Lori Mortensen
  • Week 4 (4/20): More by I.C. Springman
  • Week 5 (4/27): A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Aston

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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Apr
21
Wed
Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Apr 21 @ 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 10 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

April’s book include:

  • Week 1 (3/31 OR 4/1): Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner
  • Week 2 (4/7 OR 4/8): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/14 OR 4/15): In the Trees, Honey Bees by Lori Mortensen
  • Week 4 (4/21 OR 4/22): More by I.C. Springman
  • Week 5 (4/28 OR 4/29): A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Aston

May’s book include:

  • Week 1 (5/5 OR 5/6): Sleigh Bells in Springtime by Jessica R. Kratz
  • Week 2 (5/12 OR 5/13): The Box Turtle by Vanessa Roeder
  • Week 3 (5/19 OR 5/20): Chippy Chipmunk Feels Empathy by Kathy M. Miller
  • Week 4 (5/26 OR 5/27): I Don’t Like Snakes by Nicola Davies

June’s book include:

  • Week 1 (6/2 OR 6/3): Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre 
  • Week 2 (6/9 OR 6/10): Gorf’s Pond Fiona Hurlock – Last class!!

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

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

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Afternoons
Apr 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

  • Small group sizes – 10-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Two days to choose from – Choose from a 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.

April’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (3/31 OR 4/1): Natural Dyes
  • Week 2 (4/7 OR 4/8): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/14 OR 4/15): Parts of a Tree
  • Week 4 (4/21 OR 4/22): Earth Day Soiree
  • Week 5 (4/28 OR 4/29): Composting 101

May’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (5/5 OR 5/6): Oh Baby (Animals)!
  • Week 2 (5/12 OR 5/13): Slither, Crawl and Climb
  • Week 3 (5/19 OR 5/20): Go Green
  • Week 4 (5/26 OR 5/27): Buggy Bunch

June’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (6/2 OR 6/13): Water Olympics
  • Week 2 (6/9 OR 6/10): Bog Buddies – Last Class!!

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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Apr
22
Thu
Earth Day Work Day
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Apr 22 @ 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.

April’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (4/1 OR 4/2): Flowers and Buds
  • Week 2 (4/8 OR 4/9): NO CLASSES – Spring Break
  • Week 3 (4/15 OR 4/16): Pollination Celebration
  • Week 4 (4/22 OR 4/23): Pollution Solution
  • Week 5 (4/29 OR 4/30): Nest Sweet Nest

May’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (5/6 OR 5/7): Hop on Over
  • Week 2 (5/13 OR 5/14): Shell-tastic Fun
  • Week 3 (5/20 OR 5/21): Color Me Wild
  • Week 4 (5/27 OR 5/28): Snaaakkesss!

June’s themes include:

  • Week 1 (6/3 OR 6/4): Wonderful Weather
  • Week 2 (6/10 OR 6/11): Wet and Wonderous– Last class!!

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

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