What are you doing this summer? In 2019 the ABA has not one, not two, but THREE amazing programs (and four camp sessions) for young birders ages 13-19. Space is still available for all read more >>
Young birder Tommy Quarles shares his memories of 2017 Camp Avocet!
From American Dippers to White-tailed Ptarmigan to new friends and new birding skills, a young birder shares her experience at 2017 Camp Colorado.
At the mic: Dessi Sieburth, an avid birder, photographer, and conservationist, is a 10th grader at Saint Francis High School in La Canada, California. He is a member of the Pasadena Audubon Young Birder’s Club and read more >>
Rensselaerville Falls, Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station. July 13, 2014. What: Wildlife Ecology Research Program for high school students entering their Junior or Senior Year. Where: Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station read more >>
I don’t think there is any doubt in anyone’s mind that Camp Avocet was totally, undeniably awesome this year, so I won’t spend too long telling you all that. In mid-August 2014, a committed staff and a crew of very enthusiastic and almost unbelievably skilled campers assembled in Lewes, in southern Delaware, for the second year of this ABA camp.
My week at Camp Colorado started off a few hours behind schedule. After my brother and I boarded our plane, we learned that the plane had a broken seal, and would not be flying us to Denver. We switched planes and got about an hour and a half out, when an elderly woman’s medical emergency turned us back to Chicago. Finally, we landed in Colorado three hours late...
Imagine you are at a bird camp. Camp Chiricahua, for instance. Maybe this year. Maybe even this week. You are having lots of fun making new friends, seeing lots of cool birds, and traveling to all sorts of awesome places. But with all this activity and excitement, you start wearing yourself down.
To my brother Benjamin and me, it’s not summer without Farm Camp. Run by Connie, a teacher at my former middle school, and her husband David, Farm Camp is a small, outdoors-oriented, all-ages camp that runs throughout the first half of summer.
I’m accustomed to watching Nest Cams from my computer in Lansing, Michigan. The live feed of Rachel and Steve, a nesting pair of Ospreys located on Hog Island, Maine, is one of the live cams that I have watched over the past year or so. So I was excited, stepping off the Snow Goose III on June 23, 2013 to see Rachel and Steve in person, flying to and from their nest carrying food to their two scrawny chicks.