Goblins In The Garden (Saturday)
Oct
25
1:00 pm13:00

Goblins In The Garden (Saturday)

Come in costume and have howling good time. Take a Haunted Train Ride; encounter characters throughout the garden, meet the bumbling burglars and have your fortune told. Celebrate the Mexican tradition of “Día de los Muertos”. Trick or Treat during the Garden Costume Parade. Meet creepy crawler creatures up close when The Bug Lady pays us a spooktacular visit from 1PM-3PM. Children receive a free ride ticket if they come dressed in their Halloween costume! Face painting available on site for an additional fee.

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

Goblins In The Garden (Sunday)
Oct
26
1:00 pm13:00

Goblins In The Garden (Sunday)

Come in costume and have howling good time. Take a Haunted Train Ride; encounter characters throughout the garden, meet the bumbling burglars and have your fortune told. Celebrate the Mexican tradition of “Día de los Muertos”. Trick or Treat during the Garden Costume Parade. Children receive a free ride ticket if they come dressed in their Halloween costume! Face painting available on site for an additional fee.

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

Pay What You Wish Day
Nov
2
10:00 am10:00

Pay What You Wish Day

Pay what you wish for admission on Sunday, November 2nd at the Camden Children’s Garden. All proceeds go to benefit the Garden’s many community and educational programs. Activities will run from 12PM-4PM and are sponsored by the District Council Collaborative Board.

Train Festival
Nov
8
1:00 pm13:00

Train Festival

All aboard the Arrow River Express! Come celebrate the terrific world of trains at the Camden Children’s Garden. Enjoy model train vendors and displays, train themed crafts, and of course the Garden’s very own train ride. Meet & Greet our friends from PBS’ “Dinosaur Train” from 1:30PM-3PM (Saturday only)!

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

Train Festival
Nov
9
1:00 pm13:00

Train Festival

All aboard the Arrow River Express! Come celebrate the terrific world of trains at the Camden Children’s Garden. Enjoy model train gardens, train themed crafts, and of course the Garden’s very own train ride.

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

Sprouts & Seedlings: Get Ready for Winter!
Nov
12
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Get Ready for Winter!

As the days get shorter and the temperature gets cooler, our animal and insect friends are preparing for the winter season. Learn about hibernation and migration, discover why leaves fall off trees, and try your hand at collecting acorns to store for the winter!

The class includes a snack and admission to the garden following the end of the class.

Members: $10 per class

Non-Members: $12 per class

Click here to register

CCG & GSCSNJ Open House
Nov
15
10:00 am10:00

CCG & GSCSNJ Open House

SPECIAL SCOUT PRICING: $4 per scout!

Discover the wonderful world of water at the Camden Children’s Garden! Complete steps to earn badges and journey pins while learning about conservation in your local waterways. Scout tickets include: crafts, (1) complimentary ride, and a Camden Children’s Garden fun badge. All tickets include admission to the Camden Children’s Garden.

Click here to register

Santa Arrives
Nov
22
1:00 pm13:00

Santa Arrives

Ring in the most wonderful time of the year at the Camden Children’s Garden! Enjoy carolers, make holiday crafts, and sip hot chocolate from the Farm Stand. Welcome Santa to the Garden along with Mum Bear and bring your camera for pictures in the tree house.

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

Breakfast with Santa
Dec
6
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

SAVE THE DATE -- Breakfast with Santa seatings at 10AM & 12:30PM.

Member Adults & Children: $20 per person

Non-Member Adults & Children: $26 per person

Guests aged 2 and under (member/non-member) : $20 per person

Children’s tickets include: Brunch, Printed picture with Santa, Complimentary ride on both the Garden carousel and train, holiday crafts

 Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required.

Breakfast with Santa
Dec
13
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

SAVE THE DATE -- Breakfast with Santa seatings at 10AM & 12:30PM.

Member Adults & Children: $20 per person

Non-Member Adults & Children: $26 per person

Guests aged 2 and under (member/non-member) : $20 per person

Children’s tickets include: Brunch, Printed picture with Santa, Complimentary ride on both the Garden carousel and train, holiday crafts

 Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required.

Breakfast with Santa
Dec
20
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

SAVE THE DATE -- Breakfast with Santa seatings at 10AM & 12:30PM.

Member Adults & Children: $20 per person

Non-Member Adults & Children: $26 per person

Guests aged 2 and under (member/non-member) : $20 per person

Children’s tickets include: Brunch, Printed picture with Santa, Complimentary ride on both the Garden carousel and train, holiday crafts

 Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required.


Sprouts & Seedlings: Howlin' Halloween
Oct
15
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Howlin' Halloween

Have a fa-BOO-lous time celebrating Halloween at little early at the Camden Children’s Garden. Come dressed in costume and read not-so-scary stories, perform mad scientist
experiments, make a witch hat, and decorate your very own trick-or-treat bag.

The class includes a snack and admission to the garden following the end of the class.

Members: $10 per class

Non-Members: $12 per class

Click here to register

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade (Sunday)
Oct
12
1:00 pm13:00

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade (Sunday)

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). 

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

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade (Saturday)
Oct
11
1:00 pm13:00

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade (Saturday)

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). 

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

Fall Harvest & Wine Festival
Oct
9
6:00 pm18:00

Fall Harvest & Wine Festival

SAVE THE DATE for the Camden Children's Garden First Annual Fall Harvest & Wine Festival. Taste over 15 wines from Monroeville Vineyard & Winery, enjoy live music, sample hors d'oeuvres showcasing seasonal ingredients from local eateries, and browse hand-made crafts all while taking in the fall scenery at the Garden. For guests 21+ only.

Ticket Info:

$35 per person or $60 per couple - First 60 guests receive free parking!

To purchase tickets, please call: 856-365-8733.

 

Faeries & Wizards Festival (Sunday)
Sep
28
1:00 pm13:00

Faeries & Wizards Festival (Sunday)

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 and receive a free ride ticket! Face painting available on site for an additional fee.

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

Faeries & Wizards Festival (Saturday)
Sep
27
1:00 pm13:00

Faeries & Wizards Festival (Saturday)

Celebrate these magical creatures with games, crafts and more. Children will make their own wizard hat or fairy wings. Decorate magic wands and build mystical fairy gardens to take home.  Come to the Garden dressed in your favorite Faerie or Wizard Costume and receive a free ride ticket! Dance the afternoon away during our Fairy and Wizard themed live musical performances. Face painting available on site for an additional fee.  

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

Sprouts & Seedlings: Fantastic Fall & Lovely Leaves
Sep
17
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Fantastic Fall & Lovely Leaves

Welcome the Fall Season with your fellow Sprouts! Learn why leaves change color, create leaf rubbings, dissect a pumpkin, and embark on a fall scavenger hunt throughout the Garden! Each child will paint a pumpkin to take home (subject to our farm’s pumpkin availability).

The class includes a snack and admission to the garden following the end of the class.

Members: $10 per class

Non-Members: $12 per class

Click here to register

 

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows Festival (Sunday)
Sep
14
1:00 pm13:00

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows Festival (Sunday)

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. The Bountiful Harvest concession stand will feature the rich fall flavors of pumpkin, cranberries and apples. The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents: "The Annual Harvest" by the Pemberton Historic Trust. 

 

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

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows Festival (Saturday)
Sep
13
1:00 pm13:00

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows Festival (Saturday)

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). Bounce house and carnival games provided by J-Dogs. The Bountiful Harvest concession stand will feature the rich fall flavors of pumpkin, cranberries and apples. The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents: "Strong Wind-A Cinderella Story" by Discovery Theater. Special Performance at 2pm. Presented by: Garden State Discovery Museum.     

 

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

Chocolate & Vanilla Festival (Sunday)
Aug
24
1:00 pm13:00

Chocolate & Vanilla Festival (Sunday)

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, educational activities, and our Flavors of the Forest Stand.  Enjoy chocolate and vanilla treats as you learn about these tropical flavors. The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents: Pemberton Historic Trust. Be a scientist for a day and learn about Natural Remedies & Natural Medicine through this interactive fun filled presentation! 

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

Chocolate & Vanilla Festival (Saturday)
Aug
23
1:00 pm13:00

Chocolate & Vanilla Festival (Saturday)

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, educational activities, and our Flavors of the Forest Stand.  Enjoy chocolate and vanilla treats as you learn about these tropical flavors. The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents: Pemberton Historic Trust. Be a scientist for a day and learn about Natural Remedies & Natural Medicine through this interactive fun filled presentation! 

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

Sprouts & Seedlings: Wacky Water
Aug
20
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Wacky Water

Get ready to dive into the wacky world of water! Through interactive hands on play, children will uncover the secrets behind bubbles, learn about the water cycle, and enjoy the garden’s spray fountains. Caution: You may get wet!

The class includes a snack and admission to the garden following the end of the class.

Members: $10 per class

Non-Members: $12 per class

Participants Should Bring Towel/ Change of Clothes

 

Click Here To Register

Peach, Princess, and Pirate Festival (Sunday)
Aug
10
1:00 pm13:00

Peach, Princess, and Pirate Festival (Sunday)

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.  Enjoy Jersey Peaches and peach products at the Peach Stand.  The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents:  Classical Scores. Listen to musical scores from your favorite princess and pirate movie classics performed on the garden piano! Face painting is available on site for an additional cost.

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

Peach, Pirate, & Princess Festival (Saturday), August 9th - 1pm
Aug
9
1:00 pm13:00

Peach, Pirate, & Princess Festival (Saturday), August 9th - 1pm

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.  Enjoy Jersey Peaches and peach products at the Peach Stand.  The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents: "Snow White" by Discovery Theater. Special Performance at 2pm. Presented by: Garden State Discovery Museum. Face painting is available on site for an additional cost.    

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

Storybook Festival (Sunday)
Jul
27
1:00 pm13:00

Storybook Festival (Sunday)

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.  The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents: Classical Storybook Scores. Listen to musical scores from your favorite storybook classics performed on the garden piano!

Don't miss the XPONential Music Festival's Kids Corner sponsored by WXPN at the Camden Children's Garden! In partnership with the staff and volunteers from Rock To a The Future, guests of the Children's Garden can make musical instruments and participate in top-of-the-hour musical parades through the Garden's grounds! The Kids Corner booth will be in full effect, with science experiments and more ...

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

Storybook Festival (Saturday)
Jul
26
1:00 pm13:00

Storybook Festival (Saturday)

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.  Meet PBS' Super WHY and Super Reader Princess Presto!! A very special Storybook Performance in our Piney Woods Amphitheater by the Garden State Discovery Museum's Discovery Theater Troop at 2pm.

Don't miss the XPONential Music Festival's Kids Corner sponsored by WXPN at the Camden Children's Garden! In partnership with the staff and volunteers from Rock To a The Future, guests of the Children's Garden can make musical instruments and participate in top-of-the-hour musical parades through the Garden's grounds! The Kids Corner booth will be in full effect, with science experiments and more ...

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

Sprouts & Seedlings: Naturally Nutritious
Jul
23
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Naturally Nutritious

Explore the naturally nutritious world of plant parts! Learn how to identify the parts and functions of the plants, explore edible garden landscapes with your five senses, and discover the importance of eating all the colors of the rainbow at every meal!

 

The class includes a snack and admission to the garden following the end of the class.

Members: $10 per class

Non-Members: $12 per class

 

Click here to register

BlueBeary Blast & Celebrate NJ Festival (Sunday)
Jul
13
1:00 pm13:00

BlueBeary Blast & Celebrate NJ Festival (Sunday)

Join Mum Bear and Garden staff for crafts, celebrating this delicious and nutritious fruit as well as the great state of New Jersey. Families can get their fill of NJ’s official State Fruit at the Very Berry Blueberry Stand. 

The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents: Pemberton Historic Trust. Learn all about the Blueberry through this interactive presentation that features hands on activities and trivia!

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

BlueBeary Blast & Celebrate NJ Festival (Saturday)
Jul
12
1:00 pm13:00

BlueBeary Blast & Celebrate NJ Festival (Saturday)

Join Mum Bear and Garden staff for crafts, celebrating this delicious and nutritious fruit as well as the great state of New Jersey. Families can get their fill of NJ’s official State Fruit at the Very Berry Blueberry Stand. 

The Piney Woods Amphitheater Presents: Pemberton Historic Trust. Discover New Jersey's History through this interactive presentation that features hands on activities and trivia!

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

Freedom Festival - Waterfront Fireworks
Jul
5
5:00 pm17:00

Freedom Festival - Waterfront Fireworks

Enjoy Reduced $3 Admission during our evening Freedom Festival Garden Celebration at 5pm. Guests are welcome to bring in a picnic to enjoy in our garden tent pavilion. Browse Jersey Fresh fruits and vegetables at our All American Farm Stand. Make a Splash! Our Violet Plaza Water Jets will be running, so be sure to bring a change of clothes and a towel.  Enjoy a Patriotic Craft Activity. Limit One Per Child/ While Supplies Last.

Our Arrow River Train, Carousel, and Spring Butterfly Rides will be operating during the evening celebration.

Hours of Operation on July 5, 2014

10AM-4PM ~ Admission: $6/person, Guests 2 and under are complimentary.

5PM-9PM ~ Admission: $3/person, Guests 2 and under are complimentary.

2014 Waterfront Freedom Festival
Jul
4
10:00 am10:00

2014 Waterfront Freedom Festival

Before barbequing at home, come get ready to celebrate our nation's independence at the Camden Children's Garden! Make a Lady Liberty Crown to wear to all this weekend's patriotic festivities. Limit one per child. While Supplies Last.

2014 Waterfront Freedom Festival
Jul
3
10:00 am10:00

2014 Waterfront Freedom Festival

Come make Spark-Free Sparklers at the Children's Garden to kick-off a Patriotic Weekend on the Waterfront. Cool off with some ice cream from our Jersey Fresh Farm Stand, play in Violet Plaza's water spray fountains, and enjoy live music in Wiggins Park!

Plaza de Aibonito, Puerto Rico Festival (Saturday)
Jun
28
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

Sprouts & Seedlings: TREEmendous Trees
Jun
18
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: TREEmendous Trees

The Camden Children’s Garden Education Department Presents Sprouts and Seedlings, an educational series for children age 2-5 and their caregivers. On June 18th, join us for TREEmendous Trees! What makes a tree, a tree? How do you tell the difference between evergreen tree varieties? Why do trees have leaves? Come discover the answers to these questions and more as we investigate the scientific world of trees through stories, crafts, imaginative play, and discovery!

 

The class includes a snack and admission to the garden following the end of the class.

Members: $10 per class

Non-Members: $12 per class

 

Click Here To Register

Strawberry Surprise & Art in Nature Festival (Sunday)
Jun
15
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

Strawberry Surprise & Art in Nature Festival (Saturday)
Jun
14
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.

Fit & Fun Festival (Sunday)
May
25
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.

Fit & Fun Festival (Saturday)
May
24
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)