Mountain Youth Adventures for ages 10 years and older

Our specialized workshops for ages 10 and older integrate adventure, science and art.  We head out to privately stocked lakes and property with gorgeous meadows, forests and endless opportunities for exploration.  REGISTER HERE.  Space is limited.

Peakbaggers ~10+ Every Monday! John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it.  Join us to explore the magnificent Rocky Mountains.  Discover local flora, fauna and views of the high peaks of the Rocky Mountians.  Sign up for one or more days! 10+

CIT (Counselor In Training) Training!~ 10+ Every Monday:  Many of our Wild Bears strive to be assistants in our workshops for younger children.  This year Wild Bear is offering TRAINING every Monday.  Our CIT’s will have options to become First Aid and CPR certified, will learn about strategies to positively engage children, games, crafts and more!  Then, CIT can choose any days of the week to assist in programs or be a docent in the Nature Center.  Only CIT trained Wild Bears will be assisting with younger programs.  What an excellent opportunity for all!

Fly Fishing Camp ~10+ Every Tuesday, cast your line, practice the strategies for ecologically sound fly fishing. Learn from the experts to understand the natives and non-natives and what they are feeding on, and try to replicate invertebrates in the form of fly tying.  Fly fishing equipment and professional guide included.

High Alpine Scientists~10+ Every Wednesday Head up to the CU Mountain Research Station and join  the research team at the Niwot Ridge LTER (NWT)!  Meet the researchers that are involved in high alpine research to understand  high-elevation mountain ecosystems and contributing to broad conceptual advances in ecology.  Work with graduate students and researchers at Niwot Ridge LTER who contribute to collecting climate, hydrologic and ecological data.  

Earth Stewards~ 10+ Every Thursday   Let’s connect with the heroes of the planet… people who are making a difference to help the earth every day!  Climate Scientists, Artists, energy experts… those who dedicate time to the solutions of helping.  Then, let’s do one thing to help the earth each week! 

NEW TEEN PROGRAM Wild Fly Fishing~ 13+ Every Friday we will hike out on a new trail to fish in the wild streams and lakes in the area.  Try your hand at WILD fishing… will you catch native or non-native fish?  Catch and release and enjoy the beauty of the wild.

Ride the Shuttle with our staff to Nederland!

REGISTER HERE.  Spaces are limited and only reserved with payment.


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