Fall Family Weekend
October 6-7, 2023

Get a firsthand look at your child's life at Peddie.

All parents, guardians and families are invited to visit Peddie during Fall Family Weekend. Attend your child's classes, meet their teachers and advisors, cheer on the Falcons during athletic events and learn from our students about the Signature Experience program.


parents cheering at Blair Day 2019

Friday, October 6

PPA Fall Family Golf Outing

10 a.m., Peddie Golf Club
Enjoy lunch and a round of golf at the Peddie Golf Club to start Fall Family Weekend. More information and registration are available here. 10 a.m. registration with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m.

Athletic Contests (See complete schedule below)

4:15 p.m.Athletic fields and tennis courts
Cheer on the Falcons as they face The Hill School Rams!

Welcome Reception

5:30 - 7 p.m., The Gratitude Garden at The Peddie Arts Center
Join parents and family members on campus for refreshments and conversation.

College Forum

7 - 7:55 p.m., Ding Music Hall
Open to parents and family members of ninth and tenth grade students.  The college counseling office will present an overview of the philosophy and practice of college guidance at Peddie, followed by a presentation by James Nondorf of the University of Chicago.

EXP-STEM Signature Experience Night

8 - 9 p.m., The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Science Center
Stop by from 8 - 9 p.m. to hear seniors who completed a STEM-EXP Signature Experience discuss their summer work and how it impacted their academic journey.

Saturday, October 7

Attendees should park in the Athletic Center parking lot; accessible parking for those with disabilities is available in the Annenberg Hall parking lot.

Refreshments and Welcome

7:30 - 11 a.m., Annenberg Hall lobby
Enjoy coffee and light breakfast and pick up your name tag before as you head off to class.

Welcome with Head of School Peter Quinn

8 - 8:15 a.m., Ayer Memorial Chapel

Academic Overview

8:30 - 11:15 a.m.Classroom buildings
Follow your child's schedule for a 15 minute overview of each class. Individual schedules for each student will be available in My BackPack in advance of Fall Family Weekend. (Please note: If you have questions or concerns about your child, please email their advisor and/or individual teachers to discuss; class schedule for Fall Family Weekend does not allow time for individual conversations.)

Class Schedule:

  • A Block 8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
  • B Block 8:55 - 9:10 a.m.
  • C Block 9:20 - 9:35 a.m.
  • D Block 9:45 - 10:00 a.m.
  • E Block 10:10 - 10:25 a.m.
  • F Block 10:35 - 10:50 a.m.
  • G Block 11:00 - 11:15 a.m.


11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall
Join parents, families, students and employees for a festive lunch prepared by our own Peddie Food Service; to-go options will be available for those attending games and matches.

Athletic Contests (See complete schedule below)

12:30 - 4 p.m.Athletic fields
Cheer on the Falcons as they face The Hill School Rams!

Athletics Schedule

Team Opponent Date Time Location Status
Soccer - Varsity Girls vs.
The Hill School
Back Field 4
Tennis - Junior Varsity Girls vs.
The Hill School
Tennis Courts
Swimming - Boys and Girls Varsity
Blue and Gold Intrasquad Meet
Peddie Aquatics Center
Field Hockey - Junior Varsity Girls vs.
The Hill School
Outdoor Turf Field
Soccer - Junior Varsity Boys vs.
The Hill School
Back Field 2
Soccer - Junior Varsity Girls vs.
The Hill School
Back Field 4
Tennis - Varsity Girls vs.
The Hill School
Tennis Courts
Football - Varsity Boys vs.
The Hill School
Shuman Field
Field Hockey - Varsity Girls vs.
The Hill School
Outdoor Turf Field
Soccer - Varsity Boys vs.
The Hill School
Back Field 3
Cross Country - Boys and Girls Varsity vs.
The Hill School
Peddie Golf Course

Advisor meetings

If you wish to meet with your child’s advisor, please contact the advisor by email to schedule a meeting time.

Parents of seniors may wish to schedule an appointment with their child’s college counselor between 8 and 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, October 7.

Long Weekend

Long Weekend for students begins after the last commitment on Saturday, October 7.

Dorms close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 7.

Classes resume on Wednesday, October 11  (boarders return by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 10).

Hotel Info

If you need overnight accommodations, you may call any of the following hotels:

  • The Days Inn at 609-448-3200
  • The Holiday Inn at 609-448-7000
  • The Hampton Inn at 609-426-1600
The Peddie Store

The Peddie Store in the Caspersen Campus Center will be open on Friday, October 6 from 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and on Saturday, October 7 from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. for all your Peddie spirit gifts and gear.

Orders can be placed online in advance.