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
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Upcoming events

Term 2 2017

Night Crawlers

Date: Saturday 29 April
Start: 5.30pm
Location: Mt Clarence

Hunt for night critters up Mt Clarence! Bring your torch along and we might spot possums, spiders and other surprises in the dark.

Geocache Adventure

Date: Sunday 14 May
Start: 1.00pm
Location: Gull Rock

Take in the beauty of our coastline, enjoy a bit of beach combing, maybe spot some shipwrecks and search for some hidden geocaches.

WA Day

Date: Monday 5 June
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Location: Museum of the Great Southern

Join in the fun of WA Day and also spread our passion for the environment. The Young Nats will be helping visitors create a bio gradable pot and then distributing native seedlings.

Fungi Foray

Date: Sunday 11 June
Start: 1.00pm
Location: Monkey Rock

It’s time to have fun guys! Join us on our annual forage for fungi. Bring a small mirror to inspect the underneath and a camera to capture your finds. Remember it might be damp so wear some appropriate clothing.

Who Dunnart?

Date: Sunday 25 June
Start: 1.00pm
Location: Museum of the Great Southern

Solve our wildlife murder mystery. A small grey bellied dunnart has been killed by one of our six suspects. Use your detective skills to find the killer.

Information and Membership

Please contact Peter Pritchard.  
EmailPeter.Pritchard@museum.wa.gov.au
Ph: 08 9841 4844

Bookings Essential for all Events

Please book in your attendance for events. To RSVP email peter.pritchard@museum.wa.gov.au.

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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