Young Naturalists Club

The Young Naturalists Club is open to children in Albany and surrounding areas who are between 5 and 15 years of age. Members attend events with at least one of their parents. We provide the group with at least 2 events per month (excluding school holidays) that centre around learning about, and caring for the environment.

A group of children on a beach

Young Naturalists Club
Image copyright WA Museum 

Upcoming events

Term 3 2017

Coastal Collector’s Day

Date: Sunday July 30
Start: 1pm
Location: Vancouver Peninsula

Come for a beach-comb and collect the teeny-tiniest things to observe under our field microscope. See them as you have never seen them before. Remember to wear your winter woolies!


Date: Saturday August 5
Start: 6.00pm
Location: TBA

How do you find a frog at night? First you must listen carefully. Join us for a search for the elusive croakers. Warm clothes, gumboots and a torch essential.

Bush Survival (National Science Week event)

Date: Sunday August 20
Time: 1.00pm
Location: Youngs Siding

Celebrate National Science Week with an afternoon of bush survival skills. Discover how to navigate your way out of trouble. Learn some tips on how Australian aborigines have survived for thousand of years in the bush, knowing what to eat and how to catch it.

Flower Power

Date: Sunday September 3
Start: 1.00pm
Location: Twin Creeks Conservation Reserve, Porongurup

Join with the Friends of the Porongurup Range who will guide us on a walk through the Twin Creeks reserve to view our beautiful wildflowers.

Information and Membership

Please contact Peter Pritchard.
Ph: 08 9841 4844

Bookings Essential for all Events

Please book in your attendance for events. To RSVP email


Membership information

Membership information, including how to join, is available on via downloadable PDF or Word Document (request full text accessible version).

Child looking at a bat

Young Naturalists Club
Image copyright WA Museum