Local Clubs

Young Birders Regional Clubs

There are many young birders clubs across the country. These are listed alphabetically by state. If you don’t see one listed for your area, you can start one! For more information, visit the Young Birders Club Toolkit.

Birders observing birds with spotting scope

Photo by Chris Wood

Arizona: Tucson YBC – for ages 12-18, sponsored by Tuscon Audubon.

California: Bay Area Young Birders – for ages 5-19, sponsored by Tamalpais 4-H Club.

Connecticut: Connecticut YBC – for ages 19 and under, sponsored by Audubon Greenwich.

Delaware: Delaware Dunlins YBC – for ages 6-18, sponsored by Delmarva Ornithological Society.

Florida: Audubon YBC – for ages 6-18, sponsored by Collier County Audubon.

Young Birders of Brevard – a Facebook group for young birders in Brevard County, FL.

Highlands County Audubon – young birders group in formation. For more information, contact Helen Obenchain at hwo@juno.com or write PO Box 814, Lake Placid, Fl 33862.

Northeast Florida Young Birders Club – for ages 14-18, sponsored by the Duval Audubon Society and the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Georgia: Young Birders of Georgia, a Facebook group.

Illinois: Illinois YBC – for ages 9-18, sponsored by Illinois Ornithological Society.

Indiana: Indiana YBC – for all ages, sponsored by Indiana Audubon.

Iowa: Iowa Young Birders – for ages 8-18.

Jefferson County Young Birders Club – for ages 8-18, sponsored by Jefferson County Conservation.

Louisiana: Kids Who Bird! – for ages 9-16, sponsored by Baton Rouge Audubon Society.

Maine: Maine Young Birders Club – for ages 11-18, contact Lena Moser or Nathan Hall at maineyoungbirders@gmail.com

Maryland: Youth Division of the Maryland Ornithological Society – sponsored by the Maryland Ornithological Society

Baltimore Bird Club Youth Birding – for ages 8-18, sponsored by Baltimore Bird Club.

Massachusetts: Young Birders Club at Drumlin Farm – for ages 6-12, sponsored by Mass Audubon.

Massachusetts Young Birders Club – for all ages

Michigan: Michigan Young Birders Club – for ages 12-18, sponsored by Michigan Audubon.

Oakland Audubon YBC – geared for ages 10-18, sponsored by Oakland Audubon Society.

Minnesota: Minnesota Young Birders Club for ages 13 – 18; Sponspored by the Lee & Rose Warner Nature Center/Science Museum of Minnesota.

New Hampshire: The Harriers: New Hampshire’s Young Birders Club – for ages 10-18, sponsored by Squam Lakes Natural Science Center.

New Jersey: Cape May Young Birders Club – for ages ~10-18, contact Debra Crossley (609 846 3807).

New Jersey YBC – for ages 19 and younger, sponsored by New Jersey Audubon.

New Mexico: Burque Young Birders’ Club

New York: New York State YBC – for ages 10-19, sponsored by NY State Ornithological Association.

North Carolina: Carolina Young Birders Club

North Carolina Young Naturalists Club – for ages 12-18, sponsored by Wake Audubon.

Ohio: Ohio YBC – for ages 12-18, sponsored by Black Swamp Bird Observatory.

Oregon: Young Birders of Central Oregon- for ages 9-18, sponsored by East Cascades Audubon Society for more info please email: acegerard@bendbroadband.com

Pennsylvania: PA YBC – for ages 8-18, sponsored by Wildside Nature Tours.

South Carolina: Carolina Young Birders Club

Texas: Central Texas Birders– a Google group that is for young birders in Texas

Utah: Bear River Fledgling Bird Club – for ages 8-18, sponsored by Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and Wasatch and Bridgerland Audubon chapters. Contact: jason_stsauver@fws.gov.

Vermont: Feather Questers – for ages 12-19, sponsored by the North Branch Nature Center.

Virginia: Northern Virginia Teen Birding Club – for students in grades 7-12, sponsored by Audubon Society of Northern Virginia and Flint Hill School.

Washington: Seattle Audubon Society Young Birders – for ages 13-17.

Wisconsin: Wisconsin Young Birders Club – for grades 5-12.


International Clubs

New Zealand: New Zealand Fledglings – a national club for young birders of all ages

Switzerland: Bebbi Babbler, sponsored by the Ornithological Society of Basel.

Spain: Club de Jóvenes Pajareros de Burgos – a national association for students aged 8-18.

Uganda: Young Birders Club of Uganda – a national club for ages 7-18