All Jr. Rescue Team members will receive the following:

  • Free Official Jr. Rescue Team t-shirt.
  • Free Official Jr. Rescue Team I.D. badge.
  • Official Jr. Rescue Team membership certificate.
  • A personalized thank you letter from the Sanctuary's Director of Operations.
  • Free bird bookmark
  • Free personalized 5x7 color photo of you and one of your favorite Sanctuary resident birds... "Nemo" the blue & gold Macaw, "Rufous" the eastern screech owl, or "George" the American White Pelican.  
  • 5% discount on all gift shop items in the Sanctuary's Gift Shop (must present Jr. Rescue Team I.D. badge at time of purchase to receive discount).
  • Free attendance to our monthly "Day with the Director" educational events held at the Sanctuary, where Jr. Rescue Team members will learn about bird rescuing and rehabilitation.
  • ​Invitations to participate in the Sanctuary's monthly "Keep our Beaches Clean" events, where Jr. Rescue Team Members will assist Sanctuary staff & volunteer members in picking up trash on the beach.  

Kayla Wilkins

Team Leader

To see what Jr. Rescue Team events are coming up, click the button below to view the calendar:


The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary’s Jr. Rescue Team is a fun, educational program designed for kids & teens ages 14 and under. The program is designed to help teach kids a healthy respect for wildlife, environmental preservation, and nature in general. Jr. Rescue Team members will take part in special hands-on programs that will teach them all about Avian rescue & rehabilitation.

To become a Jr. Rescue Team member visit the Sanctuary's Gift Shop Tuesday-Saturday to fill out a Jr. Rescue Team membership application (Child must be accompanied by at least one parent or legal guardian).


Jr. Rescue Team membership is $60.00 per year, per child.