Norman Bird Sanctuary strives to make camp affordable for all families!

Partial scholarship applications are processed on a rolling basis.

Full scholarship applications for Summer Camp 2018 will be available February 1st, 2018 and are due by June 1st, 2018, applicants will be notified by June 15th, 2018.

If you are applying for a scholarship, please download our scholarship form and wait to register your child for camp. Once we’ve processed your registration, we will work with you to fill out our online forms.

Want to help sponsor NBS camp experiences for children in our community? Please consider donating to the Camp Scholarship Fund!


A heartfelt THANK YOU to the generous donors who have contributed to the Camp Scholarship fund! 


NewportFed Charitable Foundation

The Rodgers Family Foundation

Donations in Memory of Stephen J. Gleason

The Newport Garden Club

The Garden Club of Middletown

SI Financial Group Foundation

Hap Morgan

Daniel & Dorrance Benson


These generous donations help us make camp affordable for all families. Thanks to your support, each year more than 20 deserving campers have the opportunity to experience hiking through the woods, singing songs, exploring the pond and much more!

If you are interested in donating to the Camp Scholarship Fund please contact Maureen Coleman at 401-846-2577 X 19 or through your CampInTouch account (under forms/additional options).

Ready to apply for a scholarship?
Download our Camp Scholarship Form 2018 

Contact Matt Schenck, Camp Director
401-846-2577 X 15

Norman Bird Sanctuary