Youth Birding Camps and Activities

Here is a list of birding camps and other youth related birding activities that you may want to consider. You are by no means limited to these events, but here is a list of birding opportunities that past scholarship recipients have considered in their efforts to learn more about youth -related birding activities.

American Birding Association Summer Youth Camps
Information on the ABA Young Birder Events at Camp Colorado and Camp Avocet is posted at

Audubon’s Hog Island Coastal Maine Bird Studies for Teens
Designed for ages 14-17, this intensive 6- day, 5-night program on Hog Island allows enthusiastic young birders to work  with some of the country’s best-known birders and ornithologists on field  identification, bird ecology and conservation.

Cornell Lab or Ornithology’s Home – Study Course in Bird Biology
Learn about bird behavior, migration, ecology, conservation, and many other subjects—in your own home, at your own pace! This fun course was written at an introductory college level and includes all basic ornithology topics. It is suitable, however, for anyone with an inquiring mind and a serious interest in  birds.