Events

Sep
13
Tue
Migration Exhibit in the Nature Center
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for the month of September to learn all about migration! Learn about how migration behaviors of butterflies, Canada Geese & hummingbirds! You might even get to get a glimpse of one of our fluttery friends.

Exhibit is free with admission

Runs September 13th- September 30th

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!

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Oct
1
Sat
Nocturnal Animals Exhibit in the Nature Center
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm

Come learn about all of our furry friends who come out after dark! Owls, bats, and other amazing creatures of the night!

Exhibit is free with admission

Exhibit runs October 1st- October 31st

You and Me Preschool
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Our You and Me program is held once a month year-round, with Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday sessions available to choose from. Classes run 10:00-11:00 am. Ages 3-5. Cost is $10/child with one adult free.

We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about the month’s theme. Space is limited to 12 children.  Advanced registration required. *Please note: classes are held outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

2022-2023 Dates and Books:

  • 9/3, 9/6 or 9/7 – Senorita Mariposa by Ben Gundersheimer
  • 10/1, 10/4, or 10/5 – Because of An Acorn by Lola M. Schaefer
  • 11/1, 11/2 or 11/5 – Cubs First Winter by Rebecca Elliott
  • 12/3, 12/6 or 12/7 – book TBD
  • 1/3, 1/4 or 1/7 – book TBD
  • 2/4, 2/7 or 2/8 – Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
  • 3/4, 3/7 or 3/8 – Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman
  • 4/1, 4/4 or 4/5 – Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre
  • 5/2, 5/3 or 5/6 – My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
  • 6/3, 6/6 or 6/7 – Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner

Important Info:

  • Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration can be made above. Please register each child separately.
  • Parents are required to sign a release form once per school year so we have emergency contact information for all children. The form will be emailed to you after registration or can be completed at your first class.
  • Due to the demand for our classes and numerous last minute cancellations. We require that payment be made at the time of registration. We will be unable to provide refunds or credits for changes in schedules/personal conflicts or other personal reasons. However, in the event of a class cancellation due to inclement weather we will offer all registrants a credit towards the next month’s class or a fee refund.
  • These classes are “adult and me” so an adult is required to stay with the student. Younger siblings who are not enrolled in our program are welcome, but please make sure that they are not being disruptive to the other children. If we find a younger sibling is being disruptive to the class, we may ask you to excuse yourself from our program.
  • Classes will be held outdoors, even if weather is inclement. Only snow closings of the Medford Twp School District will cancel our classes. Please be sure your child is adequately prepared for weather conditions including rain, snow, sun, cold, and heat.

Questions/Concerns? Email our Education Department at education@cedarrun.org

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

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Oct
2
Sun
Raptor Photography Session @ Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
Oct 2 @ 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. 9-11am. $50/member, $60/non-member. Advanced registration & pre-payment required.

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

Our You and Me program is held once a month year-round, with Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday sessions available to choose from. Classes run 10:00-11:00 am. Ages 3-5. Cost is $10/child with one adult free.

We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about the month’s theme. Space is limited to 12 children.  Advanced registration required. *Please note: classes are held outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

2022-2023 Dates and Books:

  • 9/3, 9/6 or 9/7 – Senorita Mariposa by Ben Gundersheimer
  • 10/1, 10/4, or 10/5 – Because of An Acorn by Lola M. Schaefer
  • 11/1, 11/2 or 11/5 – Cubs First Winter by Rebecca Elliott
  • 12/3, 12/6 or 12/7 – book TBD
  • 1/3, 1/4 or 1/7 – book TBD
  • 2/4, 2/7 or 2/8 – Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
  • 3/4, 3/7 or 3/8 – Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman
  • 4/1, 4/4 or 4/5 – Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre
  • 5/2, 5/3 or 5/6 – My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
  • 6/3, 6/6 or 6/7 – Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner

Important Info:

  • Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration can be made above. Please register each child separately.
  • Parents are required to sign a release form once per school year so we have emergency contact information for all children. The form will be emailed to you after registration or can be completed at your first class.
  • Due to the demand for our classes and numerous last minute cancellations. We require that payment be made at the time of registration. We will be unable to provide refunds or credits for changes in schedules/personal conflicts or other personal reasons. However, in the event of a class cancellation due to inclement weather we will offer all registrants a credit towards the next month’s class or a fee refund.
  • These classes are “adult and me” so an adult is required to stay with the student. Younger siblings who are not enrolled in our program are welcome, but please make sure that they are not being disruptive to the other children. If we find a younger sibling is being disruptive to the class, we may ask you to excuse yourself from our program.
  • Classes will be held outdoors, even if weather is inclement. Only snow closings of the Medford Twp School District will cancel our classes. Please be sure your child is adequately prepared for weather conditions including rain, snow, sun, cold, and heat.

Questions/Concerns? Email our Education Department at education@cedarrun.org

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: $10.00

 

 

 

 

Stuffy Sleepover Party
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Do your stuffed animals have back-to-school blues?

Have you ever wondered about what happens at The Nature Center when it’s closed? We will share our nocturnal adventures with your stuffed animal friends at our Stuffy Sleepover Party.

You will fill out a permission form for your stuffed animal, create a name tag, and can visit the Nature Center Reptile Room with your stuffed animal before you leave for the evening.

For a $5 donation per stuffy, your beloved stuffy will have a WILD overnight adventure in our Nature Center with Cedar Run’s resident wildlife snakes and turtles, Henry (the albino Cardinal), and more!
– Drop off is on Tuesday, October 4th at our Nature Center Welcome Desk. Anytime between 1pm-5pm.
– Pick up your stuffed animal the next day from Wednesday, October 5th at our Nature Center Welcome Desk. Anytime between 1pm-5pm.
– Please pre-register below to sign up.
– Make sure to check our Facebook & Instagram stories to check our the fun adventures they are having.

If you don’t have a stuffy or forgot yours on the way, Cedar Run has some that you can purchase in our Gift Shop before the sleepover begins.

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Oct
5
Wed
You and Me Preschool
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Our You and Me program is held once a month year-round, with Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday sessions available to choose from. Classes run 10:00-11:00 am. Ages 3-5. Cost is $10/child with one adult free.

We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about the month’s theme. Space is limited to 12 children.  Advanced registration required. *Please note: classes are held outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

2022-2023 Dates and Books:

  • 9/3, 9/6 or 9/7 – Senorita Mariposa by Ben Gundersheimer
  • 10/1, 10/4, or 10/5 – Because of An Acorn by Lola M. Schaefer
  • 11/1, 11/2 or 11/5 – Cubs First Winter by Rebecca Elliott
  • 12/3, 12/6 or 12/7 – book TBD
  • 1/3, 1/4 or 1/7 – book TBD
  • 2/4, 2/7 or 2/8 – Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
  • 3/4, 3/7 or 3/8 – Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman
  • 4/1, 4/4 or 4/5 – Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre
  • 5/2, 5/3 or 5/6 – My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
  • 6/3, 6/6 or 6/7 – Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner

Important Info:

  • Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration can be made above. Please register each child separately.
  • Parents are required to sign a release form once per school year so we have emergency contact information for all children. The form will be emailed to you after registration or can be completed at your first class.
  • Due to the demand for our classes and numerous last minute cancellations. We require that payment be made at the time of registration. We will be unable to provide refunds or credits for changes in schedules/personal conflicts or other personal reasons. However, in the event of a class cancellation due to inclement weather we will offer all registrants a credit towards the next month’s class or a fee refund.
  • These classes are “adult and me” so an adult is required to stay with the student. Younger siblings who are not enrolled in our program are welcome, but please make sure that they are not being disruptive to the other children. If we find a younger sibling is being disruptive to the class, we may ask you to excuse yourself from our program.
  • Classes will be held outdoors, even if weather is inclement. Only snow closings of the Medford Twp School District will cancel our classes. Please be sure your child is adequately prepared for weather conditions including rain, snow, sun, cold, and heat.

Questions/Concerns? Email our Education Department at education@cedarrun.org

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: $10.00

 

 

 

 

Raptors and Reptiles: free with admission
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy a special program at the refuge. We will present Raptors and Reptiles at 11am. All ages welcome. Program is included with the price of admission. No sign-up needed!

 

Homeschool Classes
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Knee-High Naturalists
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Our Knee-High Naturalists program is held once a month running September-November and March-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. We also hold a Family Night Hike (times vary) in December. Classes run 1:00-2:30 pm. Ages 4-5. Cost is $12/child with one adult free.

Classes coincide with our Homeschool Classes (ages 6-11) for families with children of multiple ages.

We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about the month’s theme. Space is limited to 12 children.  Advanced registration required. *Please note: classes are held outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

2022-2023 Dates and Books:

  • 9/7 or 9/8 – Senorita Mariposa by Ben Gundersheimer
  • 10/5 or 10/6 – Because of An Acorn by Lola M. Schaefer
  • 11/2 or 11/3 – Cubs First Winter by Rebecca Elliott
  • December – NO CLASSES
  • January – NO CLASSES
  • 2/8 or 2/9 – SPECIAL SESSION: Family Night Hike (*5:30-7:00pm) – Register for this session here.
  • 3/8 or 3/9 – Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman
  • 4/5 or 4/6 – Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre
  • 5/3 or 5/4 – My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
  • 6/7 or 6/8- Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner

Important Info:

  • Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration can be made above. Please register each child separately.
  • Parents are required to sign a release form once per school year so we have emergency contact information for all children. The form will be emailed to you after registration or can be completed at your first class.
  • Due to the demand for our classes and numerous last minute cancellations. We require that payment be made at the time of registration. We will be unable to provide refunds or credits for changes in schedules/personal conflicts or other personal reasons. However, in the event of a class cancellation due to inclement weather we will offer all registrants a credit towards the next month’s class or a fee refund.
  • These classes are “adult and me” so an adult is required to stay with the student. Younger siblings who are not enrolled in our program are welcome, but please make sure that they are not being disruptive to the other children. If we find a younger sibling is being disruptive to the class, we may ask you to excuse yourself from our program.
  • Classes will be held outdoors, even if weather is inclement. Only snow closings of the Medford Twp School District will cancel our classes. Please be sure your child is adequately prepared for weather conditions including rain, snow, sun, cold, and heat.

Questions/Concerns? Email our Education Department at education@cedarrun.org

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

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$ 12.00
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Donation Total: $12.00

 

Oct
6
Thu
Homeschool Classes
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Knee-High Naturalists
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Our Knee-High Naturalists program is held once a month running September-November and March-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. We also hold a Family Night Hike (times vary) in December. Classes run 1:00-2:30 pm. Ages 4-5. Cost is $12/child with one adult free.

Classes coincide with our Homeschool Classes (ages 6-11) for families with children of multiple ages.

We will read, do a craft and head out and about on an adventure about the month’s theme. Space is limited to 12 children.  Advanced registration required. *Please note: classes are held outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

2022-2023 Dates and Books:

  • 9/7 or 9/8 – Senorita Mariposa by Ben Gundersheimer
  • 10/5 or 10/6 – Because of An Acorn by Lola M. Schaefer
  • 11/2 or 11/3 – Cubs First Winter by Rebecca Elliott
  • December – NO CLASSES
  • January – NO CLASSES
  • 2/8 or 2/9 – SPECIAL SESSION: Family Night Hike (*5:30-7:00pm) – Register for this session here.
  • 3/8 or 3/9 – Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman
  • 4/5 or 4/6 – Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre
  • 5/3 or 5/4 – My First Day by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
  • 6/7 or 6/8- Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner

Important Info:

  • Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration can be made above. Please register each child separately.
  • Parents are required to sign a release form once per school year so we have emergency contact information for all children. The form will be emailed to you after registration or can be completed at your first class.
  • Due to the demand for our classes and numerous last minute cancellations. We require that payment be made at the time of registration. We will be unable to provide refunds or credits for changes in schedules/personal conflicts or other personal reasons. However, in the event of a class cancellation due to inclement weather we will offer all registrants a credit towards the next month’s class or a fee refund.
  • These classes are “adult and me” so an adult is required to stay with the student. Younger siblings who are not enrolled in our program are welcome, but please make sure that they are not being disruptive to the other children. If we find a younger sibling is being disruptive to the class, we may ask you to excuse yourself from our program.
  • Classes will be held outdoors, even if weather is inclement. Only snow closings of the Medford Twp School District will cancel our classes. Please be sure your child is adequately prepared for weather conditions including rain, snow, sun, cold, and heat.

Questions/Concerns? Email our Education Department at education@cedarrun.org

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

Knee-High Naturalists Payment

$ 12.00
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Donation Total: $12.00

 

Oct
8
Sat
Clean Up Day at the Refuge with Keep Nature Wild
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Clean Up Day at the Refuge with Keep Nature Wild

Come join the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge team for a cleanup near the refuge!

The clean-up will be focused on Jackson Road, from the rear entrance to Cedar Run back towards Tuckerton Road.

Cedar Run will kindly be asking for a $28 donation from adult non-members and a $22 donation from adult members. Children under the age of 16 will be $10.
Adult volunteers will get a free Keep Nature Wild shirt, Keep Nature Wild stickers and clean-up supplies, free admission to the Refuge for the day!
Children will receive Keep Nature Wild stickers and clean-up supplies, and free admission to the Refuge for the day!

Wear outdoor appropriate attire and your Keep Nature Wild gear is always a plus 🙂 Shoes/boots and long pants are always recommended as well as a hat or some form of shade.

Parking: Cedar Run’s Jackson Road parking lot

This event is for everyone, but all minors must be accompanied by an adult! 

Cleanup events are inherently dangerous and can be strenuous. We will be reviewing safety precautions prior to the cleanup.

If you’re interested in learning more about Keep Nature Wild’s mission, story, and the products we sell, check out their website www.keepnaturewild.com

**YOU DO NOT NEED TO PRINT A TICKET FOR THIS EVENT!**. Simply sign up and show up!


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.

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Brunch with a Wildlife Rehabilitator
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Brunch with a Wildlife Rehabilitator

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.

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

$50 per person
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