Teen & Tween Programs

Teens and tweens love the peace of mind nature gives them, the exhilaration that nature discovery brings, and the community experience of joining a club with a group of kids who share their passion for the outdoors.

Clubs for Tweens (age 9 – 12)

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Call 302-239-2334 to register.Meets the last Sunday of the month, Sept through December, 9 am - noon, Dates: 9/23/18, 10/28/18, 11/18/18, 12/16/18

Join this group of nature lovers and explorers. Hike, explore streams, woods, fields and wetlands in search of reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. Time will be spent at Ashland Nature Center and natural areas/preserves in the area. Led by Jeff Haas


Members Only: $70
Meets at Ashland Nature Center, 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707
09/23/2018 - 12/16/2018
9:00AM - 12:00PM
at: Ashland
age: 9-12
Animals, Hiking
F18050AS

Clubs for Teens (age 11 – 17)

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Sunday, Sept 16, 10am-1pm, meets at Coverdale Farm

Meet fellow Teen Naturalists and your leaders as we take a hike around Coverdale Farm Preserve. End at the kitchen where we will be cooking up some delicious pizzas for lunch! Pick seasonal vegetables in the Coverdale Garden for toppings. Wear hiking shoes and bring a water bottle. Meets monthly September 2018 - August 2019. Itinerary will be distributed at the first meeting.

Are you a teenager who likes hiking, kayaking, camping, wildlife, and just being outside? Join our group and make new friends that like to the same thing! We meet monthly and take a 5-day trip each summer into the wild. Adventure, nature study, and volunteering 10 hours for Delaware Nature Society are all part of the club. For information and the full schedule, call (302) 239-2334 x120.

Members: $250, Others: $275 (additional fees may apply for trips)
Leaders: Annalie Mallon
09/16/2018 - 08/31/2019
12:00AM - 12:00AM
at: Ashland
age: 13-17
Hiking, Camping, Birding, Botany, Series, Insects, Water, Teen Event
F18051AS
Call 302-239-2334 to register.Meets monthly on Wednesdays, October 3 through December 5, 6:30 - 9 pm, Dates for the 4 classes and 3 fieldtrips will be provided at the first class.

Members Only. For alumnae of previous Young Waterfowler programs. Training in blind preparation, decoy setup, duck and goose calling, and firearm safety. Learn from champion waterfowl callers. Participate in conservation-focused projects. Experience Canada Goose hunting at private farms. This program is offered in partnership with Brandywine Red Clay Alliance.

Members only: $125
Meets at Ashland Nature Center 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707
10/03/2018 - 12/05/2018
6:30PM - 9:00PM
at: Ashland
age: Teen
Hunting/Fishing, Birding, Teen Event
F18053AS
Call 302-239-2334 to register. Meets Wednesdays from 6:30-9pm. October 3 through December 5. Dates for the 4 classes and 3 fieldtrips will be provided at the first class.

Members only. Study wildlife management, habitat protection, and conservation practices during a comprehensive introduction to the American waterfowling heritage. Field identification of waterfowl, conservation ethics, safety skills, good sportsmanship and boat and water safety will be covered. This program is offered in partnership with Branywine Red Clay Alliance.

Members only: $125
Meets at Ashland Nature Center 3511 Barley Mill Road Hockessin, DE 19707
10/03/2018 - 12/05/2018
6:30PM - 9:00PM
at: Ashland
age: 11-15
Birding, Hunting/Fishing, Teen
F18052AS

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