Camden Waterfront Freedom Festival & Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular!
Jul
4
10:00 am10:00

Camden Waterfront Freedom Festival & Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular!

  • Camden Children's Garden

Today's Park Hours: 10am to 10pm

Enjoy $3 Special Admission from 5pm to 10pm during the Camden Waterfront Freedom Festival & Fireworks Spectacular!

Enjoy Free Patriotic Crafts & Entertainment! - Be sure to bring a towel, our 18ft. Inflatable Water Slide will be open. Its included with every General Admission!

Free Waterfront Parking in all garages and parking lots after 4pm!

BlueBeary Blast & Celebrate New Jersey
Jul
11
1:00 pm13:00

BlueBeary Blast & Celebrate New Jersey

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join Mum Bear and Garden staff for crafts, celebrating this delicious and nutritious fruit as well as the great State of New Jersey!

Special Activities held from 1pm to 4pm

Today's Park Hours: 10am to 10pm

 

Sprouts & Seedlings: Water, Water, Everywhere!
Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Water, Water, Everywhere!

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings: Summer Series held at the Camden Children's Garden!

On July 15th, join us for Water, Water, Everywhere! How does water move? What are bodies of water located near you? Let’s explore animals living in rivers, wetlands, and oceans. How do our actions affect these animals and their homes. Find out why water is important in keeping our world turning through stories, interactive play, and crafts!

 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 theme and include circle time, hands-on activities, healthy snacks, story time, nature crafts, and explorations.

Please bring bathing suits, towels, water shoes, sunscreen, and a change of clothes for our Water, Water, Everywhere! Summer Series Sprouts Class. Activities include outdoor water games on our Water Playground.

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. 

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PBS Kids Be My Neighbor Day & Daniel Tiger Meet & Greet
Jul
19
1:00 pm13:00

PBS Kids Be My Neighbor Day & Daniel Tiger Meet & Greet

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join us for WHYY’s “Be My Neighbor Day”  at Camden Children's Garden! This event will focus on our goal of making the greater Philadelphia region a better place by connecting our audience to life-long learning opportunities and the world’s richest ideas through community engagement. Join us for Daniel Tiger themed activities, nature crafts and exploration!

Meet and Greet with Daniel Tiger from 1pm to 3pm

Special Activities held from 1pm to 4pm

Xponential Music Festival
Jul
24
10:00 am10:00

Xponential Music Festival

  • Camden Children's Garden

Annual 3 Day Music Festival Spectacular featuring various artists held on the Camden Waterfront and presented by WXPN 88.5 FM. 

Event Information & Tickets

Today's Park Hours:  Friday, July 24, 2015 from 10am to 5pm

Xponential Music Festival
Jul
25
10:00 am10:00

Xponential Music Festival

  • Camden Children's Garden

Annual 3 Day Music Festival Spectacular featuring various artists held on the Camden Waterfront and presented by WXPN 88.5 FM. Camden Children's Garden hosts the WXPN Music Festival Kids Corner.

Event Information & Tickets

Today's Park Hours:  Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 10am to 10pm

Storybook Celebration
Jul
25
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!

Xponential Music Festival
Jul
26
10:00 am10:00

Xponential Music Festival

  • Camden Children's Garden

Annual 3 Day Music Festival Spectacular featuring various artists held on the Camden Waterfront and presented by WXPN 88.5 FM. Camden Children's Garden hosts the WXPN Music Festival Kids Corner.

Event Information & Tickets

Today's Park Hours:  Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 10am to 5pm

Storybook Celebration
Jul
26
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!

Peach, Princess, & Pirate Celebration
Aug
8
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! Children who come dressed in costume will receive a free ride ticket, limit one per child.

Peach, Princess, & Pirate Celebration
Aug
9
1:00 pm13:00

Peach, Princess, & Pirate Celebration

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! Children who come dressed in costume will receive a free ride ticket, limit one per child.

Sprouts & Seedlings: Wacky Water
Aug
19
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Wacky Water

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings: Summer Series held at the Camden Children's Garden!

On August 19th, join us for Wacky Water!  Get ready to dive into the amazing 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 water playground!

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 theme and include circle time, hands-on activities, healthy snacks, story time, nature crafts, and explorations. 

Please bring bathing suits, towels, water shoes, sunscreen, and a change of clothes for our Water, Water, Everywhere! Summer Series Sprouts Class. Activities include outdoor water games on our Water Playground.

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. 

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Chocolate & Vanilla Celebration
Aug
22
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
23
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!

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows
Sep
12
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!

Hefty Harvest & Scary Scarecrows
Sep
13
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!

Sprouts & Seedlings: Lovely Fall Leaves!
Sep
16
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Lovely Fall Leaves!

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings Fall  Series held at the Camden Children's Garden!

On September 16th, 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.

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 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. 

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Faeries & Wizards Celebration
Sep
26
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! Children who come dressed as their favorite faerie or wizard will receive a free ride ticket, limit one per child.

Faeries & Wizards Celebration
Sep
27
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! Children who come dressed as their favorite faerie or wizard will receive a free ride ticket, limit one per child.

Mum Madness & Pumpkin Parade
Oct
10
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
11
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.

Sprouts & Seedlings: Halloween Spooktacular!
Oct
21
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Halloween Spooktacular!

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings Fall  Series held at the Camden Children's Garden!

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, anddecorate your very own trick-or-treat bag.

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 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. 

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Goblins In The Garden
Oct
24
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 our Costume Parade! 

The Costume Parade will take place on the Main Plaza at 2pm.  

Goblins in the Garden
Oct
25
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 our Costume Parade!  

The Costume Parade will take place on the Main Plaza at 2pm.  

Train Celebration
Nov
14
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
15
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! 

Sprouts & Seedlings: Get Ready for Winter
Nov
18
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Get Ready for Winter

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings Fall  Series held at the Camden Children's Garden!

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!

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 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. 

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Thanksgiving Day - Park Closed
Nov
26
12:00 am00:00

Thanksgiving Day - Park Closed

  • Camden Children's Garden

Camden Children's Garden Waterfront Attraction & Administrative Offices will be Closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

We will re-open on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 10am.

Santa's Arrival Celebration
Nov
28
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!

Breakfast with Santa
Dec
5
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

  • Camden Children's Garden

Visit the Camden Children's Garden for a buffet breakfast with Santa Claus catered by Zagat rated Tortilla Press! Children’s tickets include: catered brunch, Garden admission, printed picture with Santa, holiday crafts, a ride on the Garden Carousel and Arrow River Train. Reservations must be made in advance.  For more information or to reserve your space, please call Guest Services at 856-365-8733

Breakfast with Santa

Two Seatings: 10am & 12:30pm

Member Adults & Children: $20 per person

Non Member Adults & Children: $26 per person

Member & Non Member Guests Under 2: Free

Breakfast with Santa
Dec
12
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

  • Camden Children's Garden

Visit the Camden Children's Garden for a buffet breakfast with Santa Claus catered by Zagat rated Tortilla Press! Children’s tickets include: catered brunch, Garden admission, printed picture with Santa, holiday crafts, a ride on the Garden Carousel and Arrow River Train. Reservations must be made in advance.  For more information or to reserve your space, please call Guest Services at 856-365-8733

Breakfast with Santa

Two Seatings: 10am & 12:30pm

Member Adults & Children: $20 per person

Non Member Adults & Children: $26 per person

Member & Non Member Guests Under 2: Free

Breakfast with Santa
Dec
19
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

  • Camden Children's Garden

Visit the Camden Children's Garden for a buffet breakfast with Santa Claus catered by Zagat rated Tortilla Press! Children’s tickets include: catered brunch, Garden admission, printed picture with Santa, holiday crafts, a ride on the Garden Carousel and Arrow River Train. Reservations must be made in advance.  For more information or to reserve your space, please call Guest Services at 856-365-8733

Breakfast with Santa

Two Seatings: 10am & 12:30pm

Member Adults & Children: $20 per person

Non Member Adults & Children: $26 per person

Member & Non Member Guests Under 2: Free

Christmas Day - Park Closed
Dec
25
12:00 am00:00

Christmas Day - Park Closed

  • Camden Children's Garden

Camden Children's Garden Waterfront Attraction & Administrative Offices will be Closed on Friday, December 25, 2015 in observance of Christmas Day.

We will re-open on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 10am.

Last Day of the Season
Dec
27
10:00 am10:00

Last Day of the Season

  • Camden Children's Garden

Last Day of the 2015 Season. Thank you for visiting us!

We look forward to seeing you in the New Year! 

We will re-open for the 2016 Season on Saturday, March 26, 2016.


Tall Ships Celebration
Jun
28
10:00 am10:00

Tall Ships Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

In celebration of Tall Ships, the Camden Children’s Garden will be featuring four days of special activities for kids all included in your park admission! Come on in and experience life at sea! Become a pirate for a day with themed crafts and activities.  Guests will learn all about water and the water cycle with our all new Watershed exhibit.

Special Activities held from 1pm to 4pm

Today's Park Hours: 10am to 5pm

Tall Ships Philadelphia-Camden is slated to bring majestic vessels up the Delaware River in early summer on June 25-28 and considered the largest sailing event in the United States in 2015. With over a dozen magnificent domestic and international ships planning to attend Tall Ships Philadelphia - Camden, visitors can catch a glimpse, step aboard and even set sail on some of the most meticulously crafted ships of yore.

Tall Ships Event Information & Tickets

Tall Ships Celebration & Fireworks Show
Jun
27
10:00 am10:00

Tall Ships Celebration & Fireworks Show

  • Camden Children's Garden

In celebration of Tall Ships, the Camden Children’s Garden will be featuring four days of special activities for kids all included in your park admission! Come on in and experience life at sea! Become a pirate for a day with themed crafts and activities.  Guests will learn all about water and the water cycle with our all new Watershed exhibit.

Special Activities held from 1pm to 4pm

Fireworks Show held at Sunset

Today's Park Hours: 10am to 10pm

Tall Ships Philadelphia-Camden is slated to bring majestic vessels up the Delaware River in early summer on June 25-28 and considered the largest sailing event in the United States in 2015. With over a dozen magnificent domestic and international ships planning to attend Tall Ships Philadelphia - Camden, visitors can catch a glimpse, step aboard and even set sail on some of the most meticulously crafted ships of yore.

Tall Ships Event Information & Tickets

Sprouts & Seedlings: The Colors of Nature
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: The Colors of Nature

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings: Growing Our Garden Spring Series held at the Camden Children's Garden!

On June 17th, join us for The Colors of Nature! Come explore the colors of the rainbow found in the garden! This color themed class includes a scavenger hunt, a hands on science lesson, and a colorful craft. Join us in appreciating the beautiful colors of Spring!

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 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. 

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StrawBeary Surprise! & Art In Nature Festival
Jun
14
1:00 pm13:00

StrawBeary Surprise! & Art In Nature Festival

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 8th birthday. This event will include nature crafts and a make and take planting activity.

StrawBeary Surprise! & Art In Nature Festival
Jun
13
1:00 pm13:00

StrawBeary Surprise! & Art In Nature Festival

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 8th birthday. This event will include nature crafts and a make and take planting activity.

10th Annual Garden Party
Jun
4
6:00 pm18:00

10th Annual Garden Party

  • Camden Children's Garden

The Garden Party is a highlight of the Summer Season as guests gather to enjoy our whimsical venue in its seasonal splendor and explore our multiple educational and horticultural exhibits under the stars. Enjoy live entertainment and breathtaking views of the Philadelphia Skyline while spending an enchanting evening on the Camden Waterfront. This year’s menu features fresh ingredients sourced from local South Jersey Farms. The Champions of Children Awards will honor notable individuals, organizations, and corporations who work tirelessly on behalf of the children and residents of Camden.

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Fit & Fun Festival
May
24
1:00 pm13:00

Fit & Fun Festival

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.

Fit & Fun Festival
May
23
1:00 pm13:00

Fit & Fun Festival

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.

Sprouts & Seedlings: Flowers in Bloom!
May
20
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Flowers in Bloom!

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings: Growing Our Garden Spring Series held at the Camden Children's Garden!

On May 20th, join us for Flowers in Bloom! Experience the garden in full bloom during our May class. Children will learn the anatomy of a flower through games, a flower printing craft, and experiential learning in the 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. 

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"Green In The Garden" School Festival
May
19
9:30 am09:30

"Green In The Garden" School Festival

  • Camden Children's Garden

Green isn’t just a color! Come explore the Children’s Garden and learn about what it really means to be Green. Students will learn about carbon footprints and what effects them, understand the meaning of Dr. Seuss’ “Lorax”, examine conservation activities that you can do in your own backyard, and discover the art of “guerrilla gardening” by making a seed ball to help beautify an ugly spot in their town.

School Festivals are designed for grades 3-6 and are aligned to NJ Standards.  The cost of $9 per student includes admission, four hands-on activities, a student passport and 2 tickets to ride the carousel or train.  One adult is admitted free for every 5 students.  Additional adults $5.50 per person. School Festivals are held from 9:30am to 1:30pm.  For additional information or to reserve, please contact our Education Department at (856) 365-9741 or by clicking the School Festival Reservation Form link listed below.

School Festival Reservation Form

Fit & Fun! School Festival
May
12
9:30 am09:30

Fit & Fun! School Festival

  • Camden Children's Garden

Having a healthy lifestyle doesn't have to be boring! Learn some fun, easy ways to add exercise to your day, explore the USDA "MyPlate", discover the hidden sugars in our common foods and start your own healthy garden by planting a tomato to take home or to plant in your school garden.

School Festivals are designed for grades 3-6 and are aligned to NJ Standards.  The cost of $9 per student includes admission, four hands-on activities, a student passport and 2 tickets to ride the carousel or train.  One adult is admitted free for every 5 students.  Additional adults $5.50 per person. School Festivals are held from 9:30am to 1:30pm.  For additional information or to reserve, please contact our Education Department at (856) 365-9741 or by clicking the School Festival Reservation Form link listed below.

School Festival Reservation Form

Beautiful Birds, Butterflies, & Cinco de Mayo!
May
10
1:00 pm13:00

Beautiful Birds, Butterflies, & Cinco de Mayo!

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!

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds, & Cinco de Mayo!
May
9
1:00 pm13:00

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds, & Cinco de Mayo!

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!

Butterflies & Birds School Festival
May
5
9:30 am09:30

Butterflies & Birds School Festival

  • Camden Children's Garden

Take flight with monarchs while learning about butterfly migration, explore plants that attract butterflies and birds to your garden and take a plant home with you, learn about birds and their adaptations, and talk about the importance of butterflies in Mexican culture.

School Festivals are designed for grades 3-6 and are aligned to NJ Standards.  The cost of $9 per student includes admission, four hands-on activities, a student passport and 2 tickets to ride the carousel or train.  One adult is admitted free for every 5 students.  Additional adults $5.50 per person. School Festivals are held from 9:30am to 1:30pm.  For additional information or to reserve, please contact our Education Department at (856) 365-9741 or by clicking the School Festival Reservation Form link listed below.

School Festival Reservation Form
 

Brownies WOW! Wonders of Water & Cadette LIA Girl Scout Festival
May
2
9:30 am09:30

Brownies WOW! Wonders of Water & Cadette LIA Girl Scout Festival

  • Camden Children's Garden

Enhance your Girl Scout Journey towards loving, sharing, and saving the Wonders of Water with the WOW! Festival. By playing a water cycle game, participating in an interactive water pollution demonstration, role playing water saving strategies, and going on safari in search of water wildlife, Brownies discover that living things rely on water and what we, together, can do to conserve this vital resource. Pre-Registration is required.

For further information, please contact our Education Department at (856) 365-9741. Admission is $12 per Girl Scout; $5.50 per adult, one free chaperone per 5 Girl Scouts. Admission includes one complimentary ride on the Arrow River Train and Garden Carousel and one fun patch per scout.

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Earth & Arbor Day Celebration
Apr
26
1:00 pm13:00

Earth & Arbor Day Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

Celebrate Earth Day amid the beauty 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.

Tall Ships Celebration
Apr
26
10:00 am10:00

Tall Ships Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

In celebration of Tall Ships, the Camden Children’s Garden will be featuring four days of special activities for kids all included in your park admission! Come on in and experience life at sea! Become a pirate for a day with themed crafts and activities.  Guests will learn all about water and the water cycle with our all new Watershed exhibit.

Special Activities held from 1pm to 4pm

Today's Park Hours: 10am to 5pm

Tall Ships Philadelphia-Camden is slated to bring majestic vessels up the Delaware River in early summer on June 25-28 and considered the largest sailing event in the United States in 2015. With over a dozen magnificent domestic and international ships planning to attend Tall Ships Philadelphia - Camden, visitors can catch a glimpse, step aboard and even set sail on some of the most meticulously crafted ships of yore.

Tall Ships Event Information & Tickets

Earth & Arbor Day Celebration
Apr
25
1:00 pm13:00

Earth & Arbor Day Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

Celebrate Earth Day amid the beauty 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.

Earth & Arbor Day School Festival
Apr
21
9:30 am09:30

Earth & Arbor Day School Festival

  • Camden Children's Garden

Learn about conservation! Students will make recycled paper, explore water pollution, learn how to make soil, and make a wacky planter from reusable materials.

School Festivals are designed for grades 3-6 and are aligned to NJ Standards.  The cost of $9 per student includes admission, four hands-on activities, a student passport and 2 tickets to ride the carousel or train.  One adult is admitted free for every 5 students.  Additional adults $5.50 per person. School Festivals are held from 9:30am to 1:30pm.  For additional information or to reserve, please contact our Education Department at (856) 365-9741 or by clicking the School Festival Reservation Form link listed below.
 

School Festival Reservation Form

Sprouts & Seedlings: Seed Spectacular!
Apr
15
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Seed Spectacular!

  • Camden Children's Garden

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings: Growing Our Garden Spring Series held at the Camden Children's Garden!

On April 15th, join us for Seed Spectacular! What's inside a seed? How are seeds from various plants similar? How our they different? Come learn about the magic of seeds through sensory activities, a seed dissection, and a seed art project!

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

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza Festival
Apr
12
1:00 pm13:00

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza Festival

  • 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.  

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza Festival
Apr
11
1:00 pm13:00

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza Festival

  • 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.  

Easter Sunday Celebration
Apr
5
1:00 pm13:00

Easter Sunday Celebration

  • Camden Children's Garden

Bring the whole family and spend your Easter Sunday afternoon together at the Camden Children’s Garden! Join us for a visit with the Easter Bunny in our Tree House. All children who visit the garden on Sunday, April 5th will receive a free ride on the Garden Carousel. Limit one per child, per admission.

 

Brunch with the Easter Bunny
Apr
4
10:00 am10:00

Brunch with the Easter Bunny

  • Camden Children's Garden

Hop on over to the Camden Children's Garden for a buffet brunch with the Easter Bunny catered by Zagat rated 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. Reservations must be made in advance.  For more information or to reserve your space, please call Guest Services at 856-365-8733

Brunch with the Easter Bunny 

Two Seatings: 10am & 12:30pm

Garden Members: Adult Ticket: $15  / Child Ticket: $20

Non-Members: Adult Ticket: $20 / Child Ticket: $25

All Children Under 2: $5