Wolf Ridge Ornithology Field Camp


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Biology
    • Selective: No
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
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    Wolf Ridge Summer Camps combine outdoor summer fun and adventure with high-level academic learning.

    We believe in nurturing the curiosity, growth and independent spirit of each camper, every year that they attend. The Ornithology Field Camp is an immersive week-long birding and nature experience that will provide a unique learning opportunity for the upcoming generation of ornithologists, naturalists and environmental scientists. During Ornithology Field Camp:

    • Meet other young birders and naturalists will similar interests
    • Develop advanced field identification skills in a bird rich environment
    • Participate in authentic field research projects including:
      • MAPS: Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship
      • Sound Census for bird population on the Superior Hiking Trail
      • Peregrine Falcon banding and data collection
    • Learn proper bird handling, net removal skills, and in-hand aging and bird sexing techniques
    • Hone observation and analytical abilities
    • Develop an understanding of ecology and conservation biology
    • Challenge yourself rock climbing and hiking the Superior Hiking Trail
    • Enjoy learning in the beautiful landscapes of Lake Superior’s north shore
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