Youth Birding Club

Birding at the UHCL wetlands
Birding at the UHCL wetlands
Birding on the UHCL campus
Birding on the UHCL campus
Birding on the UHCL campus
Rowena McDermid explains the use of a bird field guide

Next Meeting: Saturday, October 19


EIH's youth birding club meets on the third Saturday of the month* from 9 - 10:30 am at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. We will be exploring the beautiful campus and the many bird species that live and visit here with an experienced birder and birding educator.

The YBC is open to children aged 7 - 13 and their parents (or grandparents) interested in birds and birding—no experience necessary. An adult may be accompanied by up to three children.

Meetings are free.

What to Bring

  • Closed-toed shoes (required)
  • Long pants & long sleeve shirt (recommended)
  • Sunhat, sunscreen, insect repellent (recommended)
  • Bottle of water (highly recommended)
  • Snack (if you wish)
  • Binoculars if you have them (we have loaners)
  • Birding book (not required)


We will be meeting at the Environmental Institute of Houston (EIH) which is situated on the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus. You will find us in the NOA I building (look for the garden), which is on the north side of campus near Entrance 3 (Middlebrook Drive). Park in Lot D4. There is no fee for parking during the weekend.

Directions to UHCL

This opportunity is organized with the wonderful help of volunteers from the Galveston Bay Area Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists.

*The Youth Birding Club meets on the third Saturday of most months. Up-to-date information is posted on our website and Facebook page.

  • Environmental Institute of Houston

    Phone: 281-283-3950

    North Office Annex
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 540
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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