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2016 Audubon Summer Camp


Audubon’s Summer Camps get kids ages 3½ to 15 outside exploring our local environment —fields, forests, ponds, streams, and the coast of Narragansett Bay.  Our camps are conveniently located at our wildlife refuges in Bristol, and Seekonk.  It’s the perfect environment for adventure, exploration, learning, and loads of fun!  It’s what summer camp should be!


Audubon provides financial assistance to parents/guardians, with special circumstances, to help send their child to camp. 

Camp Scholarships are available based on need, and on a first come/first served basis. There are two scholarship categories available based on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines.

 50% scholarships, and 85% scholarships.

Applicants must contribute at least 15%. More than one scholarship may be awarded to a family, but only one scholarship per child per summer. 

Camp Scholarships are made possible by the generous donations of our members      CLICK HERE TO APPLY




Annual Butterfly Count


It’s butterfly season again! Join Audubon Society of Rhode Island naturalists and other butterfly enthusiasts for the 13th annual North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Butterfly Count.   Counts on the East Bay on June 25, 2016 and West Bay will be held July 23. Beginners are welcome on these naturalist-led walks that teach butterfly identification and promote the understanding of butterfly ecology in our state.

On Saturday, June 25th butterfly counts will be held at locations across the East Bay, including the following :

Audubon's Nature Center in Bristol
Nockum Hill Refuge in Barrington
Audubon's Touisset Wildlife Refuge in Warren

On Saturday, July 23rd butterfly counts will be held at locations across the West Bay, including the following;

Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge in Charlestown
Audubon's Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge in Smithfield
Audubon's Newman Wildlife Refuge in Smithfield - Meet at the Powder Mill Ledges Refuge
Audubon's Fisherville Wildlife Refuge in Exeter

There is a fee of $5 to support the North American Butterfly Association. All participants must register to receive survey protocols and to confirm sites within the survey areas. To register for a walk CLICK HERE  or contact Jon Scoones for more information.

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Raptor Weekend T-Shirt Design Contest


The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is inviting local youth to create original raptor-themed artwork to help us celebrate Raptor Weekend 2016.

The Raptor Weekend T-Shirt Art Contest is open to all youth in or entering grades K-12. The theme of the contest is “Local Raptors”. Artwork must depict a raptor that is local to Rhode Island.

The winning entry will be printed on official Raptor Weekend T-shirts and available for sale during Raptor Weekend

Click Here for Contest Requirements


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