2202 S. Coast Highway Oceanside, CA 92054

Becoming a Nature Guide!

If you love nature and enjoy working with children, we have an opportunity for you! Nature Guides engage our youngest visitors in several ways

  • Classroom Tours: Elementary-school children visit our center for a guided tour and short lessons on topics such as animals of the lagoon, insects, Native Americans, our watershed, and more.
  • Special Events: Activity-filled days like Summer Camp and Endangered Species Day offer the community many ways to engage with nature and conservation
  • Sharing Our Shores: Each winter and Spring, third and fourth graders are intruduced to Snowy Plovers, Least Terns, and their endangered habitats.
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We need folks, 18 years and older, who would enjoy teaching young children about nature. We provide your training and materials. Your time commitment is up to you.

Please consider joining our team of volunteers, Contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Rocco, at 760-419-6034 or roccobob@icloud.com. Or stop by the Nature Center and fill out a short form.

 

Making a difference is a lot of fun!

Donations that make a difference!

Your donation will help us further our mission of providing nature-based education to local children, offering birding classes and other programs, protecting and restoring North County wildlife habitats, and more!

Our Mission

Conservation Through Education, Advocacy, Land Management, and Monitoring

Mailing Address

Buena Vista Audubon
PO Box 480
Oceanside, CA 92049

Nature Center

2202 S. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054

760-439-BIRD
(760-439-2473)

Hours

Sunday 1-4pm
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 10 am-4 pm
Wednesday 10 am-4 pm
Thursday 10 am-4 pm
Friday 10 am-4 pm
Saturday 10 am-4 pm

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