Events

Sep
20
Sun
ReDiscovery Weekends: Family Sunday
Sep 20 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 20th

  • 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
22
Tue
Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 22 @ 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.

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6, 10/7 OR 10/8): Run Cedar’s Run
  • Week 2 (10/13, 10/14 OR 10/15): Camouflage in the Wild
  • Week 3 (10/20, 10/21 OR 10/22): Minibeasts Abound
  • Week 4 (10/27, 10/28 OR 10/29): Dem Bones

November’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (11/3, 11/4 OR 11/5): Super Senses
  • Week 2 (11/10, 11/11 OR 11/12): Hair, Fur, Feathers, Scales and Skin
  • Week 3 (11/17, 11/18 OR 11/19): Outdoor Survival
  • Week 4: NO Classes – Thanksgiving

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited! NOTE: Sessions that are FULL will be removed from the sign-up list.
Questions: Email Education@CedarRun.org

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Sep
23
Wed
Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 23 @ 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.

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6, 10/7 OR 10/8): Run Cedar’s Run
  • Week 2 (10/13, 10/14 OR 10/15): Camouflage in the Wild
  • Week 3 (10/20, 10/21 OR 10/22): Minibeasts Abound
  • Week 4 (10/27, 10/28 OR 10/29): Dem Bones

November’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (11/3, 11/4 OR 11/5): Super Senses
  • Week 2 (11/10, 11/11 OR 11/12): Hair, Fur, Feathers, Scales and Skin
  • Week 3 (11/17, 11/18 OR 11/19): Outdoor Survival
  • Week 4: NO Classes – Thanksgiving

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited! NOTE: Sessions that are FULL will be removed from the sign-up list.
Questions: Email Education@CedarRun.org

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Journeys & Conversations Nature Club
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep
24
Thu
Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Sep 24 @ 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.

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/8 OR 10/9): Seed Need
  • Week 2 (10/15 OR 10/16): Spooky Spiders
  • Week 3 (10/22 OR 10/23): Outstanding Owls
  • Week 4 (10/29 OR 10/30): Bat Bonanza

November’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (11/5 OR 11/6): Who’s Hibernating?
  • Week 2 (11/12 OR 11/13): Wildlife Movin’ and Groovin’
  • Week 3 (11/19 OR 11/20): Home Sweet Habitat
  • Week 4: NO classes – Thanksgiving

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

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 will be removed from the sign-up list.

Refuge Ramblers Payment

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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Sep 24 @ 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 – Thursday OR Friday – 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.

October’s books include:

  • Week 1 (10/8 OR 10/9): Because of an Acorn by Adam Schaefer and Lola M Schaefer
  • Week 2 (10/15 OR 10/16): I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton 
  • Week 3 (10/22 OR 10/23): Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan
  • Week 4 (10/29 OR 10/30): Nightsong by Ari Berk and Loren Long

November’s books include:

  • Week 1 (11/5 OR 11/6): Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer
  • Week 2 (11/12 OR 11/13): Move! by Robin Page
  • Week 3 (11/19 OR 11/20): Welcome Home, Bear by Il Sung Na
  • Week 4: NO classes – Thanksgiving

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

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 will be removed from the sign-up list.

You and Me Payment

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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 24 @ 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.

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6, 10/7 OR 10/8): Run Cedar’s Run
  • Week 2 (10/13, 10/14 OR 10/15): Camouflage in the Wild
  • Week 3 (10/20, 10/21 OR 10/22): Minibeasts Abound
  • Week 4 (10/27, 10/28 OR 10/29): Dem Bones

November’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (11/3, 11/4 OR 11/5): Super Senses
  • Week 2 (11/10, 11/11 OR 11/12): Hair, Fur, Feathers, Scales and Skin
  • Week 3 (11/17, 11/18 OR 11/19): Outdoor Survival
  • Week 4: NO Classes – Thanksgiving

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited! NOTE: Sessions that are FULL 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
25
Fri
ReDiscovery Weekends: Friday Evenings
Sep 25 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 25th

  • 6:30pm: 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.
  • 7pm: Adults Only Night Hike – 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.

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 9/25

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Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Sep 25 @ 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.

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/8 OR 10/9): Seed Need
  • Week 2 (10/15 OR 10/16): Spooky Spiders
  • Week 3 (10/22 OR 10/23): Outstanding Owls
  • Week 4 (10/29 OR 10/30): Bat Bonanza

November’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (11/5 OR 11/6): Who’s Hibernating?
  • Week 2 (11/12 OR 11/13): Wildlife Movin’ and Groovin’
  • Week 3 (11/19 OR 11/20): Home Sweet Habitat
  • Week 4: NO classes – Thanksgiving

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

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 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 25 @ 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 – Thursday OR Friday – 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.

October’s books include:

  • Week 1 (10/8 OR 10/9): Because of an Acorn by Adam Schaefer and Lola M Schaefer
  • Week 2 (10/15 OR 10/16): I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton 
  • Week 3 (10/22 OR 10/23): Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan
  • Week 4 (10/29 OR 10/30): Nightsong by Ari Berk and Loren Long

November’s books include:

  • Week 1 (11/5 OR 11/6): Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer
  • Week 2 (11/12 OR 11/13): Move! by Robin Page
  • Week 3 (11/19 OR 11/20): Welcome Home, Bear by Il Sung Na
  • Week 4: NO classes – Thanksgiving

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

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 will be removed from the sign-up list.

You and Me Payment

$ 8.00
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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

 

 

Sep
26
Sat
ReDiscovery Weekends: Survival Day
Sep 26 all-day
ReDiscovery Weekends: Survival Day

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 26th

  • Ongoing, 10am-1pm: Survival Shelters – Try your hand at building a rustic shelter in the pines! And guess what? The wood is already gathered for you!
  • 10:30am: Pinelands Plants Hike – Learn about and identify numerous plants in the Pinelands. One of our educators will lead you on a guided walk along our trails as we practice basic identification skills using leaves, bark and berries.
  • 1pm: Wild Edibles – The Pines might be “barren,” there are still plenty of wild edibles available. Delve into this exciting topic to learn more about the often forgotten process of foraging for your food! You might even get to try out something new! Ages 8 and up preferred.
  • 7pm: Family Night Hike – 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

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
27
Sun
ReDiscovery Weekends: Family Sunday
Sep 27 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 27th

  • 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
29
Tue
Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 29 @ 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.

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6, 10/7 OR 10/8): Run Cedar’s Run
  • Week 2 (10/13, 10/14 OR 10/15): Camouflage in the Wild
  • Week 3 (10/20, 10/21 OR 10/22): Minibeasts Abound
  • Week 4 (10/27, 10/28 OR 10/29): Dem Bones

November’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (11/3, 11/4 OR 11/5): Super Senses
  • Week 2 (11/10, 11/11 OR 11/12): Hair, Fur, Feathers, Scales and Skin
  • Week 3 (11/17, 11/18 OR 11/19): Outdoor Survival
  • Week 4: NO Classes – Thanksgiving

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited! NOTE: Sessions that are FULL 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
30
Wed
Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 30 @ 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.

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6, 10/7 OR 10/8): Run Cedar’s Run
  • Week 2 (10/13, 10/14 OR 10/15): Camouflage in the Wild
  • Week 3 (10/20, 10/21 OR 10/22): Minibeasts Abound
  • Week 4 (10/27, 10/28 OR 10/29): Dem Bones

November’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (11/3, 11/4 OR 11/5): Super Senses
  • Week 2 (11/10, 11/11 OR 11/12): Hair, Fur, Feathers, Scales and Skin
  • Week 3 (11/17, 11/18 OR 11/19): Outdoor Survival
  • Week 4: NO Classes – Thanksgiving

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited! NOTE: Sessions that are FULL will be removed from the sign-up list.
Questions: Email Education@CedarRun.org

Outdoor Afternoons Payment

$ 40.00
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Donation Total: $40.00

 

Oct
1
Thu
Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Oct 1 @ 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.

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/8 OR 10/9): Seed Need
  • Week 2 (10/15 OR 10/16): Spooky Spiders
  • Week 3 (10/22 OR 10/23): Outstanding Owls
  • Week 4 (10/29 OR 10/30): Bat Bonanza

November’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (11/5 OR 11/6): Who’s Hibernating?
  • Week 2 (11/12 OR 11/13): Wildlife Movin’ and Groovin’
  • Week 3 (11/19 OR 11/20): Home Sweet Habitat
  • Week 4: NO classes – Thanksgiving

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

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 will be removed from the sign-up list.

Refuge Ramblers Payment

$ 8.00
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Donation Total: $8.00