Philadelphia Flower Show Exhibit
Feb
27
Mar 8

Philadelphia Flower Show Exhibit

  • Pennsylvania Convention Center

Visit the Camden Children's Garden & Camden City Garden Club Exhibit at the Philadelphia Horticulture Society's Philadelphia Flower Show,  the world's largest indoor flower show. The show is hosted at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and features large scale gardens, elaborate landscapes, and over the top floral creations. This year's theme is "Celebrate the Movies" featuring all the glitz and glam of a Hollywood premiere!

2015 PHS Flower Show General Information, Hours, & Tickets

Sprouts & Seedlings: The Wonderful World of Whales
Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: The Wonderful World of Whales

  • Garden State Discovery Museum

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings: Wild Winter Animal Series at the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill, NJ. while the Camden Children's Garden is Closed for the Winter Season.

The Garden State Discovery Museum is located at 2040 Springdale Road in Cherry Hill, NJ.

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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Girl Scouts Open House
Mar
21
10:00 am10:00

Girl Scouts Open House

  • Camden Children's Garden

Come outside and to play and learn about all the different programs Camden Children's Garden has to offer your troop! Admission is $4 per scout and includes hands on Badge & Journey Activities, 1 Complimentary Ride, and Gardening Activities. Pre-Registration is required (see link below). Please contact our Education Department at (856) 365-9741 for additional information. This event is coordinated in partnership with the Girl Scouts of Central & Southern New Jersey.

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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

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.

 

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.  

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.  

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. 

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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

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

Earth & Arbor Day Festival

  • 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 Festival
Apr
26
1:00 pm13:00

Earth & Arbor Day Festival

  • 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.

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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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
 

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

Beautiful Butterflies, Birds, & Cinco de Mayo Festival

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

Beautiful Birds, Butterflies, & Cinco de Mayo Festival

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!

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

"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

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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Tall Ships Celebration
Jun
25
Jun 28

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.

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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

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 9pm

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 4pm

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.

Chocolate & Vanilla Festival
Aug
22
1:00 pm13:00

Chocolate & Vanilla Festival

  • 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 Festival
Aug
23
1:00 pm13:00

Chocolate & Vanilla Festival

  • 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!

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.

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 the Costume Parade.  Celebrate the Mexican tradition of “Día de los Muertos,” a fun and educational activity for the whole family!

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! 

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.


Sprouts & Seedlings: Polar Penguins
Feb
18
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Polar Penguins

  • Garden State Discovery Museum

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings: Wild Winter Animal Series at the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill, NJ. while the Camden Children's Garden is Closed for the Winter Season.

The Garden State Discovery Museum is located at 2040 Springdale Road in Cherry Hill, NJ.

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

This February: Shop Price Rite & Support Camden Children's Garden
Feb
1
Feb 28

This February: Shop Price Rite & Support Camden Children's Garden

  • Price Rite Supermarket

Check out the new Price Rite Supermarket in Camden located at 2881 Mt. Ephraim Avenue! During the month of February, proceeds from the store’s Coin Drop Boxes will be donated to the Camden Children’s Garden! Special thanks to Ravitz Family Markets Cares and the Price Rite Employees for your support of our organization!

On Saturdays during the month of February, stop in for a Hot Dog! Proceeds from the Hot Dog Stand benefit the Camden Children’s Garden

On Saturdays – February 7th, 14th & 21st from 11am to 1pm, visit with Mum Bear, enjoy make and take crafts, and enter for your chance to win tickets and fun prizes from Camden Children’s Garden! We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Sprouts & Seedlings: Wild Winter Animals
Jan
21
10:00 am10:00

Sprouts & Seedlings: Wild Winter Animals

  • Garden State Discovery Musuem

Join the Camden Children's Garden Education Department for Sprouts & Seedlings: Wild Winter Animal Series at the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill, NJ. while the Camden Children's Garden is Closed for the Winter Season.

The Garden State Discovery Museum is located at 2040 Springdale Road in Cherry Hill, NJ.

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

Camden Waterfront NYE Fireworks
Dec
31
6:00 pm18:00

Camden Waterfront NYE Fireworks

  • Camden Waterfront

Although Camden Children's Garden is Closed for the Season. We encourage you to visit the Camden Waterfront for a spectacular New Year's Eve Fireworks Display!

There will be two Fireworks Shows - 6pm & Midnight 

For further information on other Camden Waterfront venues New Year's Eve Events & The Sugarhouse Casino Fireworks Show, please visit the Camden Waterfront website.

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Last Day Of The Season
Dec
28
10:00 am10:00

Last Day Of The Season

  • Camden Children's Garden

Camden Children's Garden will close for the 2014 Season on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 4pm and will re-open for the 2015 Season on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 10am. Thank you for visiting us, we look forward to seeing you in the new year!

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) : Free

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.

4th Annual Camden Holiday Parade & Winter Wonderland Celebration!
Dec
19
6:30 pm18:30

4th Annual Camden Holiday Parade & Winter Wonderland Celebration!

Join us for a magical evening of family fun as we welcome Santa Claus to the City of Camden during the 4th Annual Camden Holiday Parade on Friday, December 19th! The parade begins at Broadway & Market Street and makes its way through Downtown Camden ending on the Camden Waterfront directly in front of Camden Children’s Garden.

Once the parade concludes, visit the Camden Children’s Garden Winter Wonderland. Here kids will enjoy amusement rides, decorate gingerbread men, meet and greet with characters, make holiday crafts, and write letters to Santa. The festival features Meet & Greets with Santa, Face Painting, Giveaways, Live Entertainment & More!

Free Admission

This event is sponsored by the District Council Collaborative Board, Camden’s Public Safety & Quality of Life Organization

In partnership with the Camden Children’s Garden, operated by Camden City Garden Club Inc.

Breakfast with Santa
Dec
13
10:00 am10:00

Breakfast with Santa

SAVE THE DATE -- Breakfast with Santa seatings at 10AM & 12:30PM. PLEASE NOTE: 10AM BREAKFAST ON 12/13 IS SOLD OUT.

Member Adults & Children: $20 per person

Non-Member Adults & Children: $26 per person

Guests aged 2 and under (member/non-member) : Free

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
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) : Free

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.

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.

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.

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT

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

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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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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

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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

 

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