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
Spring 2022 Dates: February 20, March 20, April 24, and May 22
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.

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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: Member $275 | Non-member $300
Based at Ashland Nature Center.

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Teen Naturalists trip to Cucumber Falls by Carrie Scheick

Trail Ambassadors Youth Development Program (age 14–17)

Monday – Friday, 10 am – 3 pm, June – August 2021.
Work during after school hours, September 2021 – May 2022.
Each year, eight Wilmington youth are hired as Trail Ambassadors – a workforce development and science-education position. Youth explore nature year-round, learn to interpret the outdoors to the community and visitors, and complete environmental community-informed service projects.
Part-Time Paid Position

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

Trail Ambassadors Youth Development Program kayaking

Summer Camp – Attend a Camp or Become a Camp Counselor

Become a Summer Camp Counselor – we have paid positions and volunteer positions.You can also attend a variety of Summer Camps for teens.

Teens Backpacking Summer Camp
Teen Camp Counselors Summer Camp

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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