Teen Naturalists Trip - Rafting in Laurel Highlands

Teen and Tween Clubs and Programs

Teens and tweens age 9-18 love the peace of mind nature gives them, the exhilaration that nature discovery brings, and the community experience of joining a club with a group of kids who share their passion for the outdoors.


Young Naturalists on a log at White Clay Creek
Young Naturalists on a log at White Clay Creek

Young Naturalist Club (age 9–12)

Sundays Monthly Jan – Apr | 9 am – 12 pm
Join this group of nature lovers and explorers. Hike, explore streams, woods, fields, and wetlands in search of reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals at Ashland Nature Center and natural areas and preserves in the area. Dates: 1/26, 2/23, 3/29, 4/26
Price: Non-member $80 Member $70
Based at Ashland Nature Center.
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Young Waterfowlers (ages 11–17)

Select Wednesdays Oct-Dec | 6:30 PM – 9 PM
BRC and Delaware Nature Society run this club annually in the fall with events throughout the year. We instill a strong conservation ethic for all of our natural resources. Ages 11-15 for the beginner program and ages 13-17 for Advanced Young Waterfowlers 13-17. Participants study wildlife management, habitat protection, conservation practices, and the values of wetlands. Special topics include identification of waterfowl, conservation ethics, retriever training, decoy carving, safety skills and good sportsmanship. Parent participation is encouraged, but not required. Participants receive a certification card (required for new hunters in PA and DE).
Based at Ashland Nature Center.
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Teen Naturalists trip to Cucumber Falls by Carrie Scheick
Teen Naturalists trip to Cucumber Falls by Carrie Scheick

Teen Naturalists (age 13-17)

Monthly Year-Round
Are you a teenager who likes hiking, kayaking, camping, wildlife, and just being outside? Join our group and make new friends that enjoy the same thing! With monthly outings we adventure, study nature, and volunteer at least 10 hours for Delaware Nature Society.
Price: Non-member $275 Member $250
Based at Ashland Nature Center.

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Summer Camp

Become a Summer Camp Counselor or attend a Summer Camp for teens.


More Programs & Activities

Check out family activities on our Activities Calendar or just come on by our main locations for Drop-in Programs.


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