Feather Questers


Welcome to the teen/youth birding program of the North Branch Nature Center. We have provided oppotunities for teen birders throughout the region for over ten years, and Feather Questers hopes to inspire a new generation of young birders.

Whether a pre-teen, teen, or adult... whether a first time birder or an experienced veteran... there are opportunities for you to get involved in our youth birding program. Gray Jay


For Youths: Please join our google group and listserve, and contact us to get involved with an upcoming events. All current programs are listed in the gray column on the right of this page. You can also join us as a member.

For Adults: You can get involved by supporting your kids with birding by providing them rides to events, and allowing them the opportunity to develop their interest. Contact us for more ways to get involved.



Gray JayFamily Bird Quest has Begun!

Complete birding-related activities to earn points, and points can be redeemed for prizes. This new, innovative program makes birding exciting and gets families outside together to discover the joy of birds.  Visit the FBQ website and to get started today!

Upcoming Events

Avian Wonders (1 spot left!)
Dates: Monday to Friday, June 23rd to June 27th
Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: $325 member, $350 nonmember (includes van transportation)

Birds have captivated people for generations. From egrets to eagles, hawks to hummingbirds, come search alongside experienced birders for many birds that share our backyards. We’ll explore some of Vermont’s birding hotspots, from the summit of Mt. Mansfield to the shores of Lake Champlain. Whether you are a passionate 'birder' or just getting started, this camp is for you! Sign up soon – this camp is limited to just 10 kids.

North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street, Montpelier VT 05602
(802) 229-6206

Open Monday - Friday, 9am to 4pm
Trails open every day
Directions to the Nature Center
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