Welcome to NJ Audubon’s Young Birders Club

New Jersey Audubon encourages young people to get involved in conservation through birdwatching. You can connect to one of our local nature centers to learn more about birds and birdwatching or you can join the NJ Audubon Young Birders Club.

The New Jersey Young Birders Club was created to bring young birders of New Jersey together and provide mentors for youth who are interested in natural history and conservation.

If you are between the ages of 11-17 and interested in birds, you are invited to join our club! We also welcome young birders from the surrounding states. Throughout the year, we have experienced birders leading us on field expeditions to the best birding spots in the Garden State. Additionally, there are opportunities to socialize as we meet to discuss future trips and special club events.”

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Carl Zeiss SBE, LLC., Inc.

The Stone Foundation of New Jersey

Join the club – It’s FREE

Click below to register and send to Scott Barnes at scott.barnes@njaudubon.org

Free Resources

Young Birders Explore Petty’s Island

A little drizzle did not deter our spirited group of young birders as we hiked around Petty’s Island on April 28th, 2019. This was the first Young Birders Club trip…

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1st ANNUAL NJ YOUNG BIRDERS CONFERENCE

It was proving to be a beautiful day for NJ Audubon’s 1st annual “NJ Young Birders Conference” on March 24, 2019.  As with any first-ever event we were unsure what…

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Read about one of our recent trips with Zeiss

Mysterious owls and young bird watchers

As youngsters learn more about the interesting lives that animals lead, they are motivated to become actively engaged in conservation actions

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Young Birders Club upcoming events

Sep 08
Oct 12

NJ YOUNG BIRDERS CLUB—SANDY HOOK

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nov 17

NJ YOUNG BIRDERS CLUB—ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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