What is education?

It’s the prominent second half of our mission: “…to promote the conservation and appreciation of birds and other wildlife through habitat preservation and educational activities focusing on the greater Cleveland community.”

Scout Day activities fill the Novak Education Center.

Scout Day activities fill the Novak Education Center.

With our own unique “outdoor classrooms” and the beautifully renovated Novak Education Center, we aspire to develop programs for children and adults that instill a love for nature and understanding of the principles of conservation and stewardship.

Bird Buddy
Scout Day
BIRDday Parties
For preschoolers age 4 to 5, our Bird Buddy program offers hands-on activities and crafts while learning about birds. From looking at feathers under a stereoscope to … More For Girl and Boy Scouts in kindergarten through third grade, this two-hour program is fast-paced and action-packed. Scouts examine feathers through stereoscopes, try out binoculars … More This year, give your child a bird-themed birthday party! The ASGC offers birthday parties for children age 5 to 12 at our historic Novak Education Center in Aurora.
Bird Study Merit Badge
All About Birds
Chagrin River
Bird Quest
The Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland is now offering Bird Study Merit Badge at its Novak Education Center in Aurora, OH. The program is led by Matt Valencic … More

Our newest program is offered to boys and girls in 6th to 12th grade. The 3 hour program starts with a wildlife rehabilitation presentation (such as Raptor Encounter by Penitentiary Glen) … More

Join the Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland and Cleveland Metroparks for a  team birding event! Get your team together and explore the Chagrin River Valley …
The Backyard Naturalist
Need a program for your group’s monthly meeting or annual dinner? The Backyard Naturalist can help! We offer speakers-bureau-style programs … More The ASGC’s educational programming is ongoing and continuously evolving. We look for entertaining and informative ways to educate children and adults about birds, bird habitat …
  • Mini-grants
  • Bird Buddy Day
  • Volunteer