Registration for Summer T-ball, Baseball, Softball

Monday, May 29, 2017 (All day) to Friday, July 28, 2017 (All day) Centennial, CO

Season starts May 29. Teams will practice once a week and have one game a week on either Wednesday or Thursday.
Little Sluggers: Pre-K T-...

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SPREE Summer Camp- Joe Shoemaker School

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, August 4, 2017 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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SPREE Summer Camps- Johnson Habitat Park

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, August 11, 2017 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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South Mount Elbert Trail Construction

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 6:30am to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:30pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Standing at 14,433 feet, Mount Elbert is Colorado's tallest mountain and the apex of the Rocky Mountain...

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Sunday Morning Bird Walk

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am Loveland, CO

Come take a peaceful morning hike with a park naturalist along the Grassland Trail! We'll look (and listen!) for summer resident birds along...

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Wild Bugs

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 9:45am Westminster, CO

Travel out on a wild bug quest to carefully find our tiny friends at Standley Lake. We will be exploring through tall grasses and using insect...

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The Poudre River: A Thousand years of History

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am Ft. Collins, CO

Enjoy a leisurely hike to consider the origins of the river, human presence through time, the origins of the Heritage designation and the Military...

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Field Science Camp

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, June 30, 2017 - 4:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Field Science Camp – Day Camp
Ages 10-12| $275

A Field Scientists’ work is in the great outdoors. Make the mountains your laboratory...

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Warren Gulch Trail Restoration

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Sitting just outside the Mount Evans Wilderness, the Warren Gulch Trail offers hiking and mountain biking access...

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Standley Lake Paddling Tour

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Westminster, CO

Venture through the blue waters of Standley Lake on kayaks or canoes to discover how our park has served as an oasis for people, wildlife and...

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Skygazing at Fossil Creek Reservoir

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm Ft. Collins, CO

Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area,
Volunteers from the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society provide telescopes for your viewing pleasure...

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Archaeological Dig Site Tours

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:30am Ft. Collins, CO

Location provided at time of registration.
Witness Anthropologist Dr. Jason LaBelle and his team of CSU students conduct an archaeological...

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Senior Sensory Roll and Stroll

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am Ft. Collins, CO

Nix Farm, 1745 Hoffman Mill Rd.
Experience the wonders of nature through your five senses on this guided nature walk. Following the walk,...

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Perspectives in Nature

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Loveland, CO

Work with pen and pencil to develop your perspective drawing skills while observing plants in their early growth phase. No art experience required...

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Nature Nuggets - If Skulls Could Talk

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am Fort Collins, CO

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – noon
Predators and prey have different skulls. Discover why and learn how to tell the difference....

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Natural History of Bobcat Ridge

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:30am to 1:00pm , CO

Hike through three different habitats, discovering the unique qualities and connections between them. Be prepared! Bring water, food, sun...

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Moonlight Hike

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Westminster, CO

Ever wondered what the lake looks like under the glow of the moon? Join our park naturalist for a moonlit stroll and see firsthand the lake in a...

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Pikes Peak South Slope Trail Construction at Lake Moraine

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 4:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

About the Stewardship Site:
The South Slope Recreation Area encompasses three pristine reservoirs at 11,000 feet in elevation, on the south...

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Smithsonian at Lindenmeier

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
Travel back in time to learn how Paleoindians survived the high plains and how the Smithsonian Institution...

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Nature's Educators: Talon Talk

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm Westminster, CO

Standley Lake has partnered with Nature's Educators to bring you a series of live animal educational programs. Due to the popularity of the...

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Mountain Bike Ride Along the Poudre River

Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 9:00am Fort Collins, CO

For beginner and advanced riders alike! Bring your bike and helmet. Members of Overland Mountain Bike Club will lead the ride and Master...

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Registration for 3on3 Outdoor Youth Basketball League

Monday, July 10, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, August 1, 2017 (All day) , CO

Register as an individual or organize a neighborhood or school team. Register for the grade level you will enter in the fall of 2017.

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Wheeler Geologic Area Trail Restoration

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
This site is a must if you've never been! Located near the historic mining town of Creede in the San Juan...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am , CO

Join Larimer County naturalists for a program designed for your 2-5 year old and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, will be a...

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Grassland Disturbances: Perceived Negatives can be Positive!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Nix Farm
These informative talks are designed for adults to learn more about research and science related to natural areas. Ray Aberle, M.A...

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Stroller Strolls

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am Fort Collins, CO

Ross Natural Area
Head off on adventure––toddler style! Bring your child (under 3 years old), stroller, and snacks to explore from the...

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Wildflowers through the Seasons

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm Loveland, CO

Take a walk to see what is in bloom and learn about native plants. Bring water, food, sun protection, appropriate footwear, and any other comforts...

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Nature Nuggets – Tricky Tracks

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 9:30am Fort Collins, CO

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – noon
You may not always see wildlife but they leave clues behind! Bring your little ones (ages 3-7...

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Nature in the City: Community Projects Development Series

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Fort Collins, CO

The City of Fort Collins’ Nature in the City program envisions a connected open space network for people and wildlife. Residents, neighborhoods,...

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Info Session: Become a Volunteer Leader

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Denver, CO

Learn about taking on a leadership role with VOC!

Are you itching to get more involved in outdoor stewardship?
Take your volunteering...

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Campfire at the Cabin – Starlight Stories

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm Fort Collins, CO

Coyote Ridge Natural Area
Spend an evening cozy by a campfire complete with stories and s’mores! Join us for a night of folklore by the fire...

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Rutherford & Anna Mule Trails Restoration

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Located just outside of the Victorian mining town of Georgetown, the Rutherford and Anna Mule Trails are hidden...

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Jr.Ranger Adventure!

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Do you have what it takes to be a Jr. Ranger!? Come find out in our Jr. Ranger program! Discover the park's natural and historical areas,...

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Beginning Archery Clinic with Pheasants Forever

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Loveland, CO

Boyd Lake State Park Naturalist and Pheasants Forever volunteers welcome you to practice beginning archery skills and explore why the bow and...

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Astronomy at Bobcat Ridge – Delightful Darkness

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Enjoy a brief, family-friendly program and learn why darkness is necessary for both people and wildlife....

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Jr.Ranger Adventure!

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Do you have what it takes to be a Jr. Ranger!? Come find out in our Jr. Ranger program! Discover the park's natural and historical areas,...

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Town of Breckenridge Claimjumper Trail Construction and Family Camping

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 8:00am , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
VOC is excited to continue our long and successful partnership with the Town of Breckenridge. Each year, our...

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Family Nature Club

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am Fort Collins, CO

Red Fox Meadows Natural Area
Calling all families with children 12 and under! Kids who spend more time outside have greater attention spans...

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Nature along the Poudre River

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am Fort Collins, CO

Lee Martinez Park
Enjoy a leisurely walk along the Poudre River Trail. We will explore origins of the river, the dance between the river...

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The Story of the American Bison

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
See American bison in their natural habitat, the shortgrass prairie! We will meet at Soapstone Prairie...

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Howls and Owls

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Westminster, CO

Awaken your senses on this short night hike to gain knowledge on the parks after hour's "workers"! You will also enhance your...

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Toddlers on the Trail

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am Fort Collins, CO

Riverbend Ponds Natural Area
Load your toddler into a backpack and join the fun! These activities are similar to Stroller Strolls but...

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Nature Nuggets – Tall Tree Tales

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – noon
Magpie Meander Natural Area
If trees could talk, what would they say? Hear stories behind...

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Campfire at Nix Farm – Starlight Stories

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm Fort Collins, CO

Spend an evening cozy by a campfire complete with stories and s’mores! Join us for a night of folklore by the fire and learn of the important role...

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Trail Restoration at Urad State Wildlife Area

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 2:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Whether you want to fish, hike or watch wildlife, you can't do much better than the uncrowded, peaceful...

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South Mount Elbert Trail Construction

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 2:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Standing at 14,433 feet, Mount Elbert is Colorado's tallest mountain and the apex of the Rocky Mountain...

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Flood Education Day

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Visit the Natural Areas Department booth to learn about the ecological benefits of floods as we commemorate the 1997 Spring Creek flood. Other...

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S'mores Stories

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Westminster, CO

Gather round the campfire for delicious S'MORE stories and enjoy what the outdoors has to offer by taking a short nature walk and feeling...

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Volunteer Vacation - Cheyenne Mountain State Park Dixon Trail Construction

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:30pm to Friday, August 4, 2017 - 12:30pm , CO

Please visit our website for more information about this event: https://www.rmfi.org/...

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Mike O'Brien Memorial Project: Dry Lake Trail Construction and Family Camping

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 2:15pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Situated just outside Steamboat Springs, the Buffalo Pass area has long been a favorite for outdoor recreation....

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Tree Climbing Class

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm , CO

Come hear the voices of the wind as you safely climb into the upper branches of a tree in Westy's Open Spaces! On this tree climbing...

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Stargazing Nights with Northern Colorado Astronomy Society

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm Loveland, CO

Join the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society and a park naturalist in South Heinricy parking lot where you can view the moon, stars,...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am , CO

Join Larimer County naturalists for a program designed for your 2-5 year old and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, will be a...

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Fishing Fun!

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Westminster, CO

Sign up for our fishing clinic provided by ELK (Environmental Learning for Kids) staff. This fishing clinic will teach skills on how to tie...

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Herman Gulch Trail Restoration

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
The Herman Gulch Trail, situated in the high country of the Arapaho National Forest and part of the iconic...

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School of Snakes

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

They slither and coil, have forked tongues, and occasionally eat a mouse or two. That's right, we are talking about snakes! Come down to...

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Beginning BB Gun Clinic with Pheasants Forever

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Loveland, CO

Learn basic gun safety, loading, and firing techniques at Willow’s Landing grass area at Boyd Lake State Park. Come practice your skills and hone...

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Animal Adaptations

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm Westminster, CO

Get involved in the amazing world of animal adaptations! In this program we will learn about why beaver's feet are webbed, how coyotes can...

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Continental Divide Trail Jones Pass Trail Restoration

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Located on the Continental Divide at 12,545 feet, Jones Pass embodies the Colorado high country experience. With...

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Lake Agnes Trail Restoration

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
The Lake Agnes Trail is a 2.3-mile heavily trafficked trail in the State Forest State Park near Walden, Colorado...

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Jr. Survivor Challenge!

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Westminster, CO

Your plane crash landed on a deserted island! Luckily no one was injured. Can you survive? What will you eat? How will you find shelter? In this...

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Nature's Educators: Pokemon Animals

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Standley Lake has partnered with Nature's Educators to bring you a series of live animal educational programs. Due to the popularity of the...

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Mike O'Brien Memorial Project: Hermit Park Trail Construction & Family Camping

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
In Larimer County's Hermit Park Open Space (HPOS), Ponderosa pine forests and wetland meadows provide a...

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Carnivores in the City

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Lions, Coyotes, and Bears oh my! These highly adaptive creatures are coming to the city. Discover ways to coexist with these wild animals and all...

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Nature's Beauty Hike

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Snap some pictures on this guided hike around Margarets Pond in June and Standley Lake in August to view the season's abundance of colorful...

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Stargazing Nights with Northern Colorado Astronomy Society

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm Loveland, CO

Join the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society and a park naturalist in South Heinricy parking lot where you can view the moon, stars,...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am , CO

Join Larimer County naturalists for a program designed for your 2-5 year old and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, will be a...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am , CO

Join Larimer County naturalists for a program designed for your 2-5 year old and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, will be a...

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