Outdoor Environmental Education

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    Taxonomy Code: PL-7400.6300

    Programs that offer open-air learning experiences, particularly for schoolchildren, that promote appreciation for and understanding of local ecosystems and our fundamental connections to the world around us. Activities may include identification of plants, insects and animals and exploration of their habitats, learning about weather and its relationship to environmental processes, geological history and demonstrations of the importance of biodiversity and sustainability. Students may investigate the life cycles of animals in a pond; observe the growth and reproduction of common plant species; examine the form and function of leaves, stems, roots and flowers and how these features help to classify plants; consider the interrelationship between predator and prey; learn how different animals grow and change with the seasons; learn and practice compass navigation and other outdoor skills; and/or make other discoveries which foster engaged and responsible environmental citizenship. Outdoor education programs may be provided through schools, conservation authorities or other organizations.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    After School Youth Programs - Town of Fort LuptonOffers specific programs for youth and teens through the Recreation Department including: - Summer camp - After school Programs - Preschool enrichment classes - Drop-in childcare - Teen nights - Special day trips Weld CountyTown of Fort LuptonTown of Fort Lupton
    Community Programs - Keystone Science SchoolProvides residents and visitors with opportunities to engage with the mountain environment that include: - Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) After school program - CATCH Summer Camp program - Retreats and trainings - Girls in STEM programmingSummit CountyKeystone Science SchoolKeystone Science School
    Outdoor Education Programs - YampatikaOffers programs year-round for both youth and adults that focus on environmental stewardship. - Summer camps - School field trips - Service learning opportunities, both ongoing and one-time - Educational programs for all agesRoutt CountyYampatikaYampatika
    Pueblo Youth Naturally (PYN) - Colorado State University Extension, Pueblo CountyOffers all middle school students in Pueblo County the year round opportunity to experience natural resource education, career exploration, and outdoor recreation in a non-classroom setting.Pueblo CountyPueblo Youth Naturally (PYN)Colorado State University Extension, Pueblo County

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