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Join us at Memorial Park/Prospect Lake for this FREE event for kids and adults alike! Experience a variety of outdoor activities such as biking, kayaking, paddling SUP boards, fly fishing, spin fishing, slack lining, mapping, shooting and more! A variety of outdoor businesses and nonprofit agencies will have activities on display for the public to try.

Not into fly fishing? Try spin casting. Maybe you can’t mountain bike. Try a new pedal-assisted electric bike. Maybe you want to learn about mapping. Or perhaps bird watching is more your style.

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Memorial Park, Colorado Springs, CO

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Location Details: Events will take place in the park and at the Prospect Lake swim beach.

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Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
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Snowshoe in the Rocky Mountains! GLC will be driving to Rocky Mountain National Park for an afternoon of snowshoeing. We'll provide you with your snowshoes for the day, and no experience is required. The event is FREE and space is limited, so please register today!

What to Bring: We'll provide you with your snowshoes for the day, and no experience is required. Lunch is provided, but we encourage participants to dress for the weather and bring water.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
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Greenway Leadership Corps (GLC) is a youth group in Denver for high school students to learn more about the environment and become active, informed citizens. At least once a month The Greenway Foundation will host a FREE GLC event and meeting, often down by the South Platte River. In addition to completing volunteer work projects to help out the South Platte Greenway, students will complete team-building exercises, participate in career development opportunities, and have a chance to hear from different guest speakers in the environmental field.

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Monday, April 29, 2019 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
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SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education

Looking for something for your kids to do when school is off but work isn't? Join SPREE as we learn camping skills and make some treats at our firepit along the South Platte River! Just because it is too cold to sleep outside at night, doesn't mean we can't campout during the day!

SPREE offers school holiday camps for students Kindergarten (must be at least 6)-5th grade at SPREE Headquarters from 8AM to 6PM. The daily schedule will be as follows:

What to Bring: Be sure to pack your camper with a water bottle and a full lunch + 2 snacks. Pack sunscreen, water shoes, and any clothing that they need to spend a majority of the day outside.

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Monday, March 25, 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, March 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
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SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education

Looking for something for your kids to do when school is off but work isn't?
​Have them join SPREE as we learn all the ways humans interact, experience, and work on the River! The South Platte River flows through the heart of Denver; it has provided many goods and services to the city since early in its history.

SPREE offers school holiday camps for students Kindergarten (must be at least 6)-5th grade at SPREE Headquarters from 8AM to 6PM. The daily schedule will be as follows:

What to Bring: Be sure to pack your camper with a water bottle and a full lunch + 2 snacks. Pack sunscreen, water shoes, and any clothing that they need to spend a majority of the day outside.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
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SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education

Looking for something for your kids to do when school is off but work isn't? Join SPREE as we investigate the crepuscular and nocturnal creatures of Denver and the South Platte River!

SPREE offers school holiday camps for students Kindergarten (must be at least 6)-5th grade at SPREE Headquarters from 8AM to 6PM. The daily schedule will be as follows:

What to Bring: Be sure to pack your camper with a water bottle and a full lunch + 2 snacks. Pack sunscreen, water shoes, and any clothing that they need to spend a majority of the day outside.

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Friday, February 1, 2019 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
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Looking for something for your kids to do when school is off but work isn't? Join SPREE as we learn about different animals that build nests in our city- birds aren't the only nest architects of the South Platte River!

SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education

SPREE offers school holiday camps for students Kindergarten (must be at least 6)-5th grade at SPREE Headquarters from 8AM to 6PM. The daily schedule will be as follows:

What to Bring: Be sure to pack your camper with a water bottle and a full lunch + 2 snacks. Pack sunscreen, water shoes, and any clothing that they need to spend a majority of the day outside.

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Monday, January 21, 2019 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
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Looking for something for your kids to do when school is off but work isn't? Have them join SPREE at Johnson Habitat Park as we learn sneaky nature skills to go undetected while observing nature!

SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education

SPREE offers school holiday camps for students Kindergarten (must be at least 6)-5th grade at SPREE Headquarters from 8AM to 6PM. The daily schedule will be as follows:

What to Bring: Be sure to pack your camper with a water bottle and a full lunch + 2 snacks. Pack sunscreen, water shoes, and any clothing that they need to spend a majority of the day outside.

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Euro nymphing, one of the most productive fly fishing techniques, will be explained at the Wednesday Nov 28th meeting of the Rocky Mountain Flycasters. Domingo Rodriguez, chapter member and accomplished nymph fisherman will demonstrate the tactics and equipment used.

The meeting is free to all.

Rocky Mountain Flycasters was the tenth chapter authorized by Trout Unlimited, the nation's largest coldwater conservation agency, and is more than thirty-five years old.

For more information: www.rockymtnflycasters.org

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Tuesday, December 11, 4-5 p.m.
Ages 3-8 yrs, free
Get into the holiday spirit with pinecone ornaments! Decorate a pinecone as we learn all about them; see different kinds of pinecones, and what they can do through some hands-on experiments. Take home your pinecone ornament to hang around your home or hang it in a tree in your yard. Bring your own after school snack!

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