Learning & Education Programs

Utilizing the Elizabeth Woodford Nature Center as home base, Cedar Run is able to offer an exciting variety of engaging and educational programs for people of all ages.

On- and Off-site Custom Experiences Are Available For

Our programs are now aligned with the NJ Core Curriculum and the newly adapted Next Generation Science Standards. Learn more: NJ Common Core Standards (PDF)


Field Trip Adventures

Cedar Run has active programs available for all ages from preschool through adult. Our Field Trip Adventures range from 2 – 3 1/2 hours and can include time for a brown bag lunch in our covered picnic pavilion.Trips are suitable for preschool through high school and are adjusted for each group. Custom designed programs are also available for teachers and adult groups. Call 856-983-3329 x 103 for scheduling and pricing information.


Refuge On Wheels

Short on time or transportation? If you can’t come to Cedar Run, we will bring the animals to you! Our Refuge on Wheels program will arrive at your location ready to present on a variety of topics. We’ll bring artifacts, animals, and all of our knowledge and provide an exciting presentation that will often include audience participation. We have 1/2 hour programs that take preschoolers on imaginary owl hunts and hour long programs that teach older students about the animals native to our region. Call 856-983-3329 x 103 for scheduling and pricing information.


Special Needs Students

Cedar Run’s active education programs are easily adapted to the requirements of special needs groups. Live animals, hands-on artifacts, and leisurely trail explorations provide stimulation and enjoyment as well as a learning experience. Call us to discuss your needs and interests.



Advanced reservations are required for all groups. Call our Education Department at (856) 983-3329 ext. 103 to register.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]