Join our first virtual Bird Camp and get your 4 – 11 year olds involved in birds, birdwatching, and conservation. This 8-week program includes bird identification, journaling, science explorations, photography, and more. Sessions for 4-7 and 8-11 year olds ensure that we work at a good pace. Cost includes 3 packages of materials to be sent about every two weeks and two meetings each week for “face-to-face” interactions. Need more information? Write us at [email protected] and register below! Cost: $75 includes 3 packages and 16 sessions (2 weekly). Meeting times:

Group 1, ages 4-7: Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 11:00 am AK, 12:00 pm PT, 1:00 pm MT, 2:00 pm CT, 3:00 pm ET

Group 2, ages 8-11: Mondays and Wednesdays, at 10:00 am PT, 11:00 am MT, 12:00 pm CT, 1:00 pm ET

Weeks 1-2

June 23 – July 3: Let’s get started by opening our first package and learning how to use the bird journal. We’ll do some online bird identification games and learn how to find birds. Bird experts we’ll share their tips for bird identification, and we’ll head outdoors to do some i.d.!

Weeks 3-4

July 4 – July 17: Your package will include an image of an egg…but who laid it? You will solve the mystery, then paint the egg included in your activity. Learn to illustrate birds outdoors with an experienced artist, and visit with our guest speakers from across the Americas.

Weeks 5-6

July 18 – July 31: Bird songs – what are they? We’ll learn about songs and how to identify birds by song. Finish your song map outdoors and share it with your group. Your package will also include owl pellets, and we’ll examine the contents and meet a bird of prey!

Weeks 7-8

August 1 – August 14: Camp is almost over! In the last 2 weeks, we’ll continue becoming bird experts, create a book about our experiences, and get our last package! We will go on migration, “meeting” people who help birds along the way and make our homes a safer place for birds.

What participants say about our virtual learning programs!

Thanks for the Emu learning. My daughter (Sophia-Rae) and I totally enjoyed it!! It was a different experience for her. We look forward to the next session.

Thank you for the presentation today. We appreciate it! ~ Heidi

This is the second webinar in which we participate.  Excellent and interesting material.  Very well presented in English and in Spanish. Thank you for all that work. ~ Felicita

Bird Camp Scholarships: We hope to provide scholarships to young people who want to participate, but whose families may not have the resources. Please inquire about scholarships at [email protected]

Hands-on activities will include crafts, journaling, writing and photography.

We’ll explore how to help birds at home and in our communities.

Learn and improve your bird identification skills! Expert birders will join our gatherings to help.

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