Teen Green

Teen Green Hiking Program
Current Season runs January-December 2017

The Norman Bird Sanctuary is excited to announce the next round of our Teen Green program for students in grades 6-12. This exciting program offers teens the opportunity to hike our trails for free, track their progress in a trail journal and turn the journal in for fun prizes. Check out the details below:

  • This program runs annually from January-December
  • Complete 3 trail rubbings you automatically win: Water bottle, Compass,  and Backpack
  • Complete all 10 trail rubbings to receive a FREE Household Membership and be entered to win $250!

Interested? Register Here! 

Teen Green Trail Docents
Applications Due Monday, August 15th 2016

Train with NBS Staff and other teens to lead guided naturalist hikes
Earn up to $300 stipend (must participate in all required activities)
Become First Aid Certified

Earn a Free NBS T-shirt & Water Bottle

All Trail Docents must commit to: 

  • Attending all training meetings in September (Schedule Coming Soon)
  • Leading 2 guided hikes on Saturdays in the Fall
  • Attending all Fall monthly meetings & hikes
  • Completing a group service-learning project

Interested? Here’s how to participate:

Trail Docent Teen Leader:
Applications Due Monday, August 15th 2016

  • Must have completed the Teen Green Trail docent program in 2015
  • Must attend and help lead all Trail Docent Trainings
  • Plan and lead Fall Guided Hikes and assist with Service project
  • Complete a group service learning project
  • Apply by Monday, August 15th 2016: 2016 Teen Leader Trail Guide Application


Special thanks to The Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund at Newport Hospital for generous grant support to help kids and teens get active in nature.

Interested in our Teen Programs?

2016 Teen Green Trail Guide Application 
2016 Teen Leader Trail Guide Application 
Register Here for the Teen Green Hiking Program







Norman Bird Sanctuary