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What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

 

Last updated 5/17/2022 at 2:34pm | View PDF



The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit http://www.elpasocountyparks.com. All programs require preregistration. Call (719) 520-6745 or visit http://www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com.

2s & 3s Outdoors: Crawling Caterpillars

Thursday, May 19, and Friday, May 20, 10–11:15 a.m.

Explore nature with your 2 or 3 year-old through interactive activities, a story, and a short hike. $3 per person including siblings 2 and over and adults. Prepaid registration required.

Active Adults Series: Spring Birding Photography Workshop at Fountain Creek — Saturday, May 21, 8–10 a.m.

Spring is a wonderful time to view birds. Join award-wining photographer Mike Pach as he helps you capture photos of spring migrants.

All skill levels welcome. Bring your camera and tripod (optional). We will meet at Fountain Creek Nature Center.

Limit 15 participants. $20 per person. Pre-paid registration is required.

Homeschool Fridays: Awesome Arthropods, Friday, May 27, 2–4 p.m.

Not “bugs”, arthropods! Learn about insects, spiders, and some of their other creepy crawly relatives with a puppet show, arthropod activity, and a guided hike to catch wild arthropods. Designed for grades K-2. $4 per person. Prepaid registration required.

Nature Adventures: Bugs for Lunch

Thursday, June 2, and Friday, June 3, 9–10:30 a.m.

Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows or stories, crafts, hands-on activities, and discovery time on the trail. $3 per person including siblings 2 and over and adults. Prepaid registration required.

Jr. Camp Aide Training — Thursday, June 2, 6-8 p.m.

Teens 14 years and older who have completed a written application, been interviewed and selected, may attend this special training to prepare them for nature camp duties. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Nature Camp: Colorado Endangered Animals (1st-5th grades)

Monday–Friday, June 6 – June 10, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Learn about the animals that have been rare in Colorado and how we can be habitat heroes to help them come back! $140/member, $150/nonmember. Prepaid registration required.

Nature Camp at Fox Run Regional Park: Colorado Endangered Animals (1st-5th grades) — Monday–Friday, June 13-17, 9 a.m.–noon

Learn about the animals that have been rare in Colorado and how we can be habitat heroes to help them come back! $100/member, $110/nonmember. Prepaid registration required.

2s & 3s Outdoors: Rollie Pollie Roundup

Thursday, June 23, and Friday, June 24, 9–10:15 a.m.

Explore nature with your 2 or 3 year-old through interactive activities.

, a story, and a short hike. $3 per person including siblings 2 and over and adults. Prepaid registration required.

 

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