Extended Day

NBS offers extended day programs for parents who need additional child care. Please register in advance through the additional options page under your camp in touch account.  If you are unexpectedly delayed  in  picking your child up from summer camp, let us know as soon as possible.

Before Care: Before care is available from 8:00- 8:45 a.m.  (Tuesday– Friday)  for a fee of $40/week. Please be aware that Before Care is not available on Mondays.

After Care: After Care is available  Monday-Friday from 3:00 –5:30 p.m.  for a fee of $100/week. You must register in advance. After Care is NOT available for Fledglings.



Norman Bird Sanctuary strives to make camp affordable for all families. Our scholarship application will be available stating Monday February 4th. Scholarship applications are processed on a rolling basis.

If you are applying for a scholarship, please download and complete our scholarship form and wait to register your child for camp. Once we’ve processed your registration, we will work with you to fill out our online forms.

Want to help sponsor NBS camp experiences for children in our community? consider donating to our Camp Scholarship Fund!


Thank to the generous donors who have contributed to the Camp Scholarship fund! 

Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Benson
Billy Andrade-Brad Faxon Charities for Children
Bubba Fund of the Rhode Island Foundation
The Gleason Family
Mrs. Deborah Hager
Ms. Suzi Nance
The NewportFed Charitable Foundation
The Newport Garden Club
Mr. & Mrs. Ian Wolf

These generous donations help us make camp affordable for all families. Thanks to your support, each year more than 20 deserving campers have the opportunity to experience hiking through the woods, singing songs, exploring the pond and much more!

If you are interested in donating to our camp scholarship fund please contact Maureen Coleman at 401-846-2577 X 19 or through your CampInTouch account (under forms/additional options).