Audubon To Host Summer Backpacking Adventure Information Session

Audubon Community Nature Center is planning a Backpacking Adventure this summer for kids ages 12-14.

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Would your child love to go on a backpacking trip with their age mates?

Backpacking is a fun, outdoor adventure that can also increase confidence, teach responsible choices and connect with the natural

Audubon Community Nature Center is offering an opportunity for him/her to do just that on the Backpacking Adventure this summer.

On Tuesday, April 16, 6:30-7:30, you can learn about this supervised program for kids ages 12-14. This session will give you more information about what the camp covers including activities, gear, skill-building, and risk management. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and assess if this program is right for your child(ren).

Reservations are required by Thursday, April 11. They can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or going online to and clicking “Current Schedule.” The session is free.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours, visit, or find Audubon Community Nature Center on Facebook.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. The three-story Nature Center building contains interactive
displays, a collection of live animals, and the Blue Heron Gift Shop. Building hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m.

The 600-acre wetland preserve with its exhibit of Liberty, the non-releasable Bald Eagle, can be visited from dawn until dusk daily. Depending on the weather and the season, you can enjoy the native tree arboretum, gardens, picnic area, and natural play space and use the more than five miles of trails for hiking, snowshoeing, or cross country skiing.

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.