Bird Scouts


A very birdy program for the nature minded
& curious youth.


Bi-monthly activity packets with materials will be provided to participants.


Activities will encourage youth to learn about and participate in Community Science programs.


Participants will be invited to attend periodic (COVID Safe) bird walks in and around Harney County.

Earn Patches

Participants will earn patches for completing a specified activity in each packet!

Join the Community!

Registered participants and community members are encouraged to join the Bird Scouts Community on Facebook. Here you can share completed activities/projects, ask questions, and share adventures in Bird Scouting!
Cartoon Goose looks through binoculars across Blitzen Valley Meadow

Explorer Packs

Available to check out from the Harney County Public Library

These backpacks are stuffed with the tools that every young explorer needs to go on a birding adventure!

  • Leupold & Stevens binoculars and lens cloth
  • Birds of Oregon ID book
  • Mammals, Night Sky, and Butterflies & Pollinators waterproof pocket naturalist guides
  • Bug boxes
  • Hand lens