Posts Tagged ‘Youth’

Northern Saw-whet Owl Youth Overnight

Stay up late with NBNC educators and naturalists as we capture, tag, and release these charismatic, pint-sized predators. We’ll keep the nets open from dusk until the wee hours of the morning, using the Nature Center as our home base for catching some shut-eye before breakfast. Owls and pizza included! A fundraiser for NBNC’s Young Naturalist programs.

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Northeast Kingdom Nature Retreat (For Youth and Teens)

Journey with youth and teen naturalists and NBNC’s expert teacher / naturalists to the wildest corner of Vermont for a weekend-long nature retreat full of rare birds, bog plants, dragonflies, brook trout, and whatever else Mother Nature has in store for us. 

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World Series of Birding (For Youth and Teens)

From midnight to midnight on Saturday, May 11th, competing birders will swarm southern New Jersey seeking as many bird species as possible in 24 hours. The World Series of Birding is the country’s largest and most prestigious birding competition, and this year marks the 20th year that North Branch Nature Center’s youth teams have been competing! Cape…

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“Young Adventurer’s Guide” Book Launch and Party

Join us for a wilderness outdoor activity fair, book reading, and presentation to celebrate the launch of “The Young Adventurer’s Guide to (Almost) Everything: Build a Fort, Camp Like a Champ, Poop in the Woods – 45 Action-Packed Outdoor Activities” with author Ben Hewitt, contributor Penny Hewitt, and illustrator Luke Bushee!

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April Break Camp (for children K – 3rd grade)

Spring is a great time to explore the Nature Center. Time to get out and play! Join us for 1, 2, or 3 days of spring nature adventures and activities. Activities will flow with the weather. The day could include making art with natural materials, cooking and eating wild edibles, celebrating Earth Day with tree…

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Local Youth Score Touchdown in Superbowl of Birding

By Zac Cota, AmeriCorps Member Teacher-Naturalist Each winter Mass Audubon holds the Superbowl of Birding, a 12-hour birding competition along the seacoast. Our largest youth team yet comprised 10 youth, ranging in age from 8 to 18, who honed their skills and shared their passion with other young birders from around the region. After spending…

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