Breakfast with Santa
Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

  • Camden Children's Garden

Save The Date!

Two seatings:  10 am or 12.30 pm.  Member Adults and Children $20 pp; Non-Member Adults and Children $26 pp; Guests age 2 and under:  $10 pp.  In addition to Breakfast, children's tickets include complimentary ride of the Carousel and Train and a Holiday craft.  Parents may bring their own camera.  Reservations and full payment are required.  Call 856.365.8733 Wednesday through Saturday10 am - 3 pm. 

Sprouts & Seedlings: Welcome Santa
Dec
14
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Welcome Santa

  • Camden Children's Garden

Santa arrives just in time for the Holidays!  You will be able to speak with Santa while parents snap a picture of you and Santa.  Children will enjoy a ride on the Garden’s train.  We will have a reading of the Polar Express while you enjoy cookies and hot chocolate.  This program also includes a visit to the Butterfly House and a wildlife make and take activity that you can bring home to feed the birds.

This program is for children ages 2-5 with one adult select Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30am.  $12 for single class for Non-Members/$10 for a single class for Garden Members.

Join us as you and your child plant the seeds for a life-long connection with nature. These engaging garden-themed programs nurture your child’s growth in a supportive, natural setting. Classes focus on a monthly theme and include circle time, hands-on activities, healthy snacks, story time, nature crafts, and explorations. 

Advanced registration before each session is required, and sessions do fill up fast. To register please complete the Sprouts and Seedlings Registration Form or call the Camden Children's Garden Education Department at 856-365-9741 for more information. 

 

Click Here To Register

Breakfast with Santa
Dec
17
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

  • Camden Children's Garden

Save The Date! December 17th

Two seatings:  10 am or 12.30 pm.  Member Adults and Children $20 pp; Non-Member Adults and Children $26 pp; Guests age 2 and under:  $10 pp.  In addition to Breakfast, children's tickets include complimentary ride of the Carousel and Train and a Holiday craft.  Parents may bring their own camera.  Reservations and full payment are required.  Call 856.365.8733 Wednesday through Saturday10 am - 3 pm.

 

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza (Saturday)
Apr
8
1:00 pm13:00

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza (Saturday)

  • Camden Children's Garden

Celebrate dinosaurs and insects while digging for fossils in our popular Dino Garden. This festival includes educational activities, a fun planting activity, and themed crafts.

Visit with the Bug Lady between 1pm - 3pm and have an up-close and personal experience with the creepy crawly world of insects.

The Piney Wood Amphitheatre Presents: Pemberton Historic Trust. They will be on hand to take us on pre-historic journey through time with their presentation: All about Dinosaurs & Fossils.

~  Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza (Sunday)
Apr
9
1:00 pm13:00

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza (Sunday)

  • Camden Children's Garden

Celebrate dinosaurs and insects while digging for fossils in our popular Dino Garden. This festival includes educational activities, a fun planting activity, and themed crafts.

The Piney Woods Amphitheatre Presents: Pemberton Historic Trust. They will be on hand to take us on a pre-historic journey through time with their presentation: All about Dinosaurs & Fossils.

~  Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

 

Brunch with Bunny (Saturday)
Apr
15
10:00 am10:00

Brunch with Bunny (Saturday)

  • Camden Children's Garden

Hop on over to the Garden for a buffet brunch with the Easter Bunny catered by Tortilla Press! Children's tickets include: catered brunch, Garden admission, Easter Egg Hunt, printed picture with the Easter bunny, crafts & a ride on the Garden Carousel. Seating's available at 10am and 12:30pm. Reservations must be made in advance. For pricing and reservations, please call 856-365-8733. Click Here for Bunny Flyer

Earth and Arbor Day (Saturday)
Apr
22
1:00 pm13:00

Earth and Arbor Day (Saturday)

  • Camden Childrens Garden

Celebrate Earth Day amid the beauty of 4.5-acres of children's themed gardens and the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House.  This festival includes planting activities, crafts and educational activities to learn about and to help celebrate Mother Earth.

All children will receive a Free Tree Seedling to take home compliments of the New Jersey Tree Foundation while supplies last.

The Piney Woods Amphitheatre Presents: Pemberton Historic Trust. Learn about the New Jersey Pinelands and the impact it has on our local eco-system.

 ~  Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

Earth and Arbor Day (Sunday)
Apr
23
1:00 pm13:00

Earth and Arbor Day (Sunday)

  • Camden Children's Garden

Celebrate Earth Day amid the beauty of 4.5-acres of children's themed gardens and the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House.  This festival includes planting activities, crafts and educational activities to learn about and to help celebrate Mother Earth.

All children will receive a Free Tree Seedling to take home compliments of the New Jersey Tree Foundation while supplies lasts.

The Piney Woods Amphitheatre Presents: Pemberton Historic Trust. Learn about the New Jersey Pinelands and the impact it has on our local eco-system.

 ~  Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds & Cinco de Mayo Festival (Saturday)
May
13
1:00 pm13:00

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds & Cinco de Mayo Festival (Saturday)

From crawling caterpillars and fluttering butterflies to lovely local birds, celebrate the Garden's most beautiful and important inhabitants. Learn about the live butterflies inside the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House. Celebrate the return of Monarchs from Mexico and the Mexican traditional holiday Cinco de Mayo. This event includes crafts, and a colorful cultural celebration.

Enjoy Salsa Making in our Picnic Garden with Whole Foods Market from 1pm- to 4pm.

~  Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds & Cinco de Mayo Festival (Sunday)
May
14
1:00 pm13:00

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds & Cinco de Mayo Festival (Sunday)

From crawling caterpillars and fluttering butterflies to lovely local birds, celebrate the Garden's most beautiful and important inhabitants. Learn about the live butterflies inside the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House. Celebrate the return of Monarchs from Mexico and the Mexican traditional holiday Cinco de Mayo. This event includes crafts, and a colorful cultural celebration.

 

Happy Mother’s Day!

All Moms Ride Free Today On The Garden Amusement Rides

 

~ Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

Fit & Fun Festival (Saturday)
May
27
1:00 pm13:00

Fit & Fun Festival (Saturday)

The Camden Children’s Garden wants you to be healthy! This festival will highlight easy and fun ideas for a healthy lifestyle, with a focus on simple physical activities and nutritious eating.

Join us for crafts, a veggie make-n-take planting activity and educational activities that support healthy living.

Enjoy music and activities with Lucky the Dinosaur from Millennium Skate World.

~ Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

** Bounce around Violet Plaza on our inflatable obstacle course and moon bounce. (Saturday ONLY)

Fit & Fun Festival (Sunday)
May
28
1:00 pm13:00

Fit & Fun Festival (Sunday)

The Camden Children’s Garden wants you to be healthy! This festival will highlight easy and fun ideas for a healthy lifestyle, with a focus on simple physical activities and nutritious eating.

Join us for crafts, a veggie make-n-take planting activity and educational activities that support healthy living.

Enjoy music and activities with Lucky the Dinosaur from Millennium Skate World.

~ Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

Strawberry Surprise & Art in Nature Festival (Saturday)
Jun
10
1:00 pm13:00

Strawberry Surprise & Art in Nature Festival (Saturday)

This is a celebration of one of summer’s sweetest fruits with a special twist to honor Mum Bear, the Garden’s mascot, on her 7th birthday. This event will include nature crafts and a planting activity.

Master the Art of Origami with a special presentation from Art Aware!

 

~ Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm.

Strawberry Surprise & Art in Nature Festival (Sunday)
Jun
11
1:00 pm13:00

Strawberry Surprise & Art in Nature Festival (Sunday)

This is a celebration of one of summer’s sweetest fruits with a special twist to honor Mum Bear, the Garden’s mascot, on her 7th birthday. This event will include nature crafts and a planting activity.

Master the Art of Origami with a special presentation from Art Aware!

 

Happy Father’s Day!

All Dads Ride Free Today On The Garden Amusement Rides

 

~ Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm

Plaza de Aibonito, Puerto Rico Festival (Saturday)
Jun
24
1:00 pm13:00

Plaza de Aibonito, Puerto Rico Festival (Saturday)

Enjoy the beauty of tropical plants inside the Plaza de Aibonito, Puerto Rico. This colorful cultural celebration includes Hispanic arts and crafts, games, Puerto Rican activities and delicious tropical fruit.

Enjoy Live Music & Entertainment in the Piney Woods Amphitheatre! This festival is a part of Camden’s Parada San Juan Bautista Parade.

~ Part of Camden Children’s Garden Second & Fourth Weekend Series, held 1:00-4:00pm


Santa's Arrival Celebration
Nov
26
1:00 pm13:00

Santa's Arrival Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

Always a festive day at the Camden Children’s Garden, this is the kick-off to the Garden’s Holiday Season! The day includes holiday treats, Santa’s afternoon arrival, festive crafts, and opportunities for pictures with the big guy in red!

Train Celebration
Nov
13
1:00 pm13:00

Train Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

The Camden Children’s Garden salutes a nostalgic favorite – Trains! Join us for train themed crafts, games, and fun railroad stories! 

Train Celebration
Nov
12
1:00 pm13:00

Train Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

The Camden Children’s Garden salutes a nostalgic favorite – Trains! Join us for train themed crafts, games, and fun railroad stories! 

Movies in the Garden: Goosebumps
Oct
30
6:00 pm18:00

Movies in the Garden: Goosebumps

Join us for a movie under the stars on the Camden Waterfront!

$8 Per Guest - Children 2 & Under: Free

Free Admission for Camden City Residents with Valid I.D. , Camden Children's Garden Season Pass Holders. Garden Library Passes are valid on Movies in the Garden Events. 

Be sure to bring your own blankets and chairs. Refreshments are available for purchase.

RIVER DAYS
Oct
29
1:00 pm13:00

RIVER DAYS

Join us for RIVER DAYS on October 29, 2016, 1 – 4 pm.  During this event, learn about our local Watershed, the Water Cycle and participate in a Fred the Fish lesson to learn about ways we pollute our waterways and what we can do differently to stop polluting our water.

Goblins in the Garden
Oct
23
1:00 pm13:00

Goblins in the Garden

  • Camden Children's Garden

Come in costume and have howling good time! Take a Haunted Train Ride, encounter characters throughout the garden, and meet the bumbling burglars! Trick or Treat during the Costume Parade.  

Goblins in the Garden
Oct
22
1:00 pm13:00

Goblins in the Garden

  • Camden Children's Garden

Come in costume and have howling good time! Take a Haunted Train Ride, encounter characters throughout the garden, and meet the bumbling burglars! Trick or Treat during the Costume Parade.  

Sprouts & Seedlings: All About Dinosaurs
Oct
19
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: All About Dinosaurs

  • Camden Children's Garden

This program is for children ages 2-5 with one adult select Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30am.  $12 for single class for Non-Members/$10 for a single class for Garden Members. Join us as you and your child plant the seeds for a life-long connection with nature. These engaging garden-themed programs nurture your child’s growth in a supportive, natural setting. Classes focus on a monthly theme and include circle time, hands-on activities, healthy snacks, story time, nature crafts, and explorations. 

Advanced registration before each session is required, and sessions do fill up fast. To register please complete the Sprouts and Seedlings Registration Form or call the Camden Children's Garden Education Department at 856-365-9741 for more information. 

Click Here To Register

Movies in the Garden: The Jungle Book
Oct
15
6:00 pm18:00

Movies in the Garden: The Jungle Book

  • Camden Children's Garden

Camden Children's Garden Presents: Disney's The Jungle Book (2016)

Join us for a movie under the stars on the Camden Waterfront!

$8 Per Guest - Children 2 & Under: Free

Free Admission for Camden City Residents with Valid I.D. , Camden Children's Garden Season Pass Holders. Garden Library Passes are valid on Movies in the Garden Events. 

Be sure to bring your own blankets and chairs. Refreshments are available for purchase.

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade
Oct
9
1:00 pm13:00

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade

  • Camden Children's Garden

Camden Children’s Garden’s salute to Autumn and our mascot Mum Bear with pumpkin crafts, a pumpkin story and pumpkin activities, all set in the blazing colors of the Garden’s beautiful chrysanthemums. For a small fee, you can purchase and paint a pumpkin to take home, while supplies last.

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade
Oct
8
1:00 pm13:00

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade

  • Camden Children's Garden

Camden Children’s Garden’s salute to Autumn and our mascot Mum Bear with pumpkin crafts, a pumpkin story and pumpkin activities, all set in the blazing colors of the Garden’s beautiful chrysanthemums. For a small fee, you can purchase and paint a pumpkin to take home, while supplies last.

Faeries & Wizards Celebration
Sep
25
1:00 pm13:00

Faeries & Wizards Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

Celebrate these magical creatures with games, crafts and more. Children will make their own wizard hat or fairy wings. Children also make fairy wands and their own fairy garden to take home.  Come to the Garden dressed in your favorite Faerie or Wizard Costume. Listen to an enchanted storybook reading by a fabulous fairy! 

Faeries & Wizards Celebration
Sep
24
1:00 pm13:00

Faeries & Wizards Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

Celebrate these magical creatures with games, crafts and more. Children will make their own wizard hat or fairy wings. Children also make fairy wands and their own fairy garden to take home.  Come to the Garden dressed in your favorite Faerie or Wizard Costume. Listen to an enchanted storybook reading by a fabulous fairy! 

Sprouts & Seedlings: TREEmendous Trees
Sep
21
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: TREEmendous Trees

  • Camden Children's Garden

This program is for children ages 2-5 with one adult select Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30am.  $12 for single class for Non-Members/$10 for a single class for Garden Members. Join us as you and your child plant the seeds for a life-long connection with nature. These engaging garden-themed programs nurture your child’s growth in a supportive, natural setting. Classes focus on a monthly theme and include circle time, hands-on activities, healthy snacks, story time, nature crafts, and explorations. 

Advanced registration before each session is required, and sessions do fill up fast. To register please complete the Sprouts and Seedlings Registration Form or call the Camden Children's Garden Education Department at 856-365-9741 for more information. 

Click Here To Register

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows
Sep
11
1:00 pm13:00

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows

  • Camden Children's Garden

The Garden’s annual celebration of the bountiful harvest includes games, crafts and more. For a small fee, you can make your own full-sized scarecrow to take home, while supplies last. Bring your Bounty and display a plate of vegetables from your garden!

 

Happy Grandparents Day!
Sep
11
10:00 am10:00

Happy Grandparents Day!

  • Camden Children's Garden

Celebrate Grandparents Day at Camden Children's Garden

Grandparents Ride Free Today on all Amusement Rides!

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows
Sep
10
1:00 pm13:00

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows

  • Camden Children's Garden

The Garden’s annual celebration of the bountiful harvest includes games, crafts and more. For a small fee, you can make your own full-sized scarecrow to take home, while supplies last. Bring your Bounty and display a plate of vegetables from your garden!

 

Movies in the Garden: Tomorrowland
Sep
3
6:00 pm18:00

Movies in the Garden: Tomorrowland

  • Camden Children's Garden

Camden Children's Garden Presents: Disney's Tomorrowland

Join us for a movie under the stars on the Camden Waterfront!

$8 Per Guest - Children 2 & Under: Free

Free Admission for Camden City Residents with Valid I.D. , Camden Children's Garden Season Pass Holders. Garden Library Passes are valid on Movies in the Garden Events. 

Be sure to bring your own blankets and chairs. Refreshments are available for purchase.

Chocolate & Vanilla Celebration
Aug
28
1:00 pm13:00

Chocolate & Vanilla Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

A delicious daytime event dedicated to two of nature’s most flavorful plants. Vote for you favorite ice cream flavor, and take a tropical smell test.  Join us for crafts and fun educational activities!

Chocolate & Vanilla Celebration
Aug
27
1:00 pm13:00

Chocolate & Vanilla Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

A delicious daytime event dedicated to two of nature’s most flavorful plants. Vote for you favorite ice cream flavor, and take a tropical smell test.  Join us for crafts and fun educational activities!

"Music Feeds Me" Concert Series Presents: Blues Junior
Aug
25
6:00 pm18:00

"Music Feeds Me" Concert Series Presents: Blues Junior

  • Camden Children's Garden

Featured Band: Blues Junior

From Top 40 to classic covers to original tunes, Blues Junior is a band that excites with a unique blend of soul, blues, R&B, funk and rock. The band’s members regularly perform on the club and Festival circuit, from Philadelphia to New York City and beyond.

The Music Feeds Me Summer Concert Series is made possible by: Levi's & SZA

Free Admission - Open to the Public - Bring your Chairs!

Gates Open: 6pm - Concert Begins: 7:30pm

-Browse the Camden Children's Garden Jersey Fresh Pop Up Farm Stand

-Jam out with Interactive Music Stations - Powered by: Rock to the Future

-Discover the Natural World with Interactive Gardening Activities 

-$1 Amusement Ride Tickets- All Night

 

 

 

 

 

Sprouts & Seedlings: Wacky Water!
Aug
17
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Wacky Water!

  • Camden Children's Garden

This program is for children ages 2-5 with one adult select Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30am.  $12 for single class for Non-Members/$10 for a single class for Garden Members. Join us as you and your child plant the seeds for a life-long connection with nature. These engaging garden-themed programs nurture your child’s growth in a supportive, natural setting. Classes focus on a monthly theme and include circle time, hands-on activities, healthy snacks, story time, nature crafts, and explorations. 

Advanced registration before each session is required, and sessions do fill up fast. To register please complete the Sprouts and Seedlings Registration Form or call the Camden Children's Garden Education Department at 856-365-9741 for more information. 

Click Here To Register

Peach, Princess, & Pirate Celebration
Aug
14
1:00 pm13:00

Peach, Princess, & Pirate Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the party for NJ’s favorite summer fruit with crafts, a planting activity, and a treasure hunt. Children are encouraged to dress in their favorite Princess or Pirate costume and join us for some themed crafts!

Peach, Princess, & Pirate Celebration
Aug
13
1:00 pm13:00

Peach, Princess, & Pirate Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the party for NJ’s favorite summer fruit with crafts, a planting activity, and a treasure hunt. Children are encouraged to dress in their favorite Princess or Pirate costume and join us for some themed crafts!

Meet & Greet: Curious George
Aug
7
1:00 pm13:00

Meet & Greet: Curious George

  • Camden Children's Garden

On Sunday, August 7, 2016 from 1pm to 3pm, we invite you to come Meet & Greet with Curious George from the PBS Kids Hit Show. Be sure to bring your camera!

Curious George will be visiting guests in the Camden Children's Garden Tree House! 

 

Curious George WHYY I Like This Book Pop Up Swap
Aug
6
10:00 am10:00

Curious George WHYY I Like This Book Pop Up Swap

  • Camden Children's Garden

On Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 10am to 12pm, join us for the Curious George WHYY I Like This Book Pop Up Swap at the Camden Children's Garden!

Listen to a special story from your favorite monkey Curious George, and tell WHYY about your favorite book for a chance to be featured on the TV as a part of our WHYY I Like This Book Series!

-Review your favorite book for a chance to be on TV!

-Make a Curious George Mask

-Meet and Greet with Curious George – 11am to 12pm

There will be an Exclusive VIP Meet and Greet from 10am to 11am for WHYY Members! All WHYY members will have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy snacks and get a photo with Curious George prior to him visiting with the general public at 11am.

"Music Feeds Me" Concert Series Presents: Vedra Chandler
Aug
4
6:00 pm18:00

"Music Feeds Me" Concert Series Presents: Vedra Chandler

  • Camden Children's Garden

Featured Artist: Vedra Chandler – Performing Alternative, Indie, & Soul

Vedra Chandler is a singer, lyricist and former dancer from Camden, New Jersey.  After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in Government. Vedra was a cheerleader for Bon Joviʼs Philadelphia Soul arena football team. She has performed with the touring companies of the hit Broadway Musical “Hairspray,” and “The Wizard of Oz,” and in resident productions of “Aida,” “All Shook Up!” and Disney’s “High School Musical”. In 2010 she ran away with the circus and toured the globe performing the role of the Soul Singer on “Kooza” by Cirque Du Soleil.

The Music Feeds Me Summer Concert Series is made possible by: Levi's & SZA

Free Admission - Open to the Public - Bring your Chairs!

Gates Open: 6pm - Concert Begins: 7:30pm

-Browse the Camden Children's Garden Jersey Fresh Pop Up Farm Stand

-Jam out with Interactive Music Stations - Powered by: Rock to the Future

-Discover the Natural World with Interactive Gardening Activities 

-$1 Amusement Ride Tickets- All Night

 

Storybook Celebration
Jul
24
1:00 pm13:00

Storybook Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

The Storybook Gardens come alive inside the many fairytale-themed exhibits at the Camden Children’s Garden. Join us for book crafts and of course a reading of children’s classics. Visit the Giant’s Garden and plant your own magic beans to take home!

Storybook Celebration
Jul
23
1:00 pm13:00

Storybook Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

The Storybook Gardens come alive inside the many fairytale-themed exhibits at the Camden Children’s Garden. Join us for book crafts and of course a reading of children’s classics. Visit the Giant’s Garden and plant your own magic beans to take home!