Teen Naturalists Trip - Rafting in Laurel Highlands

Teen and Tween Clubs, Trail Ambassadors, Counselors, and Other 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 up with a group of kids who share their passion for the outdoors.


Young Naturalist Club (age 9–12)

Monthly on a Sunday | Sep 19, Oct 24, Nov 21, Dec 19
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 and local preserves.
Price: $85 (Members Only)
Become a Member or Renew Membership
Based at Ashland Nature Center.
Learn more and/or be notified when registration reopens!

Young Naturalists on a log at White Clay Creek

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.
Learn more and/or be notified when registration reopens!

Teen Naturalists trip to Cucumber Falls by Carrie Scheick

Trail Ambassadors Youth Development Program (age 14–17)

Spend the summer as one of our Trail Ambassadors – a workforce development and science-education position. Explore nature year-round at Southbridge’s new wetland park, DEEC, and Wilmington’s riverfront. Learn to interpret the outdoors to the community and visitors and mentor younger community members.

Learn more and/or be notified when the application period opens!

Trail Ambassadors Youth Development Program - Naturemobile

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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