For these Jeffco kids, Spring Break is just around the corner. What better way to start off Spring than with the SOLE Team and free pizza? Eiber's Family Nature Night was full of awesome activities brought by our incredible partners. Thanks to all the families who attended, and huge shout out to our partners and volunteers who made this such a great event! The Generation Wild! booth had students use their observational skills to determine which track belonged to which animal!
The students of Lawrence Elementary had a blast at their Family Nature Night! About 76 kids and 37 adults (113 total) attended the event. Our partners brought amazing activities, and even some live education tools for this epic night! Majestic View Nature Center, along with Jeffco Open Space, brought 3 snakes to show, including the native Bull Snake featured above. Some students loved the idea of learning and touching these magnificent reptiles...while some parents watched fr
"'Twas the week before Christmas and through the halls of Monterey, were fun activities for the students to play. The aroma of pizza filled the air, and there was plenty left over for friends to share. Archery, fishing, and trivia galore! At Family Nature Night, there always something to explore!" December 18th was SOLE's last Family Nature Night of the year, and it was a blast! We estimated about 38 kids and 21 adults (59 total) attended the event. Thank you Monterey Element
Granby got their hands dirty at this Family Nature Night! With so many interactive activities, families were immersed in outdoor fun from the moment we started at 5:30 until we ended at 7:30. We estimated about 87 kids and 58 adults (145 total) attended the event. What awesome turnout! The YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch and Camp Chief Ouray came prepared for adventure! They gave each student a "scavenger hunt" type activity to complete for a prize. For the scavenger hunt, students
Bees, bass and dino's, oh my! The SOLE team had a BLAST at Edison Elementary's Family Nature Night last Thursday. We estimated about 65 kids and 44 adults (109 total) attended the event. Our incredible partners brought along some fun, interactive, kid-friendly activities. One passionate parent offered their support by running a booth to advocate bee conservation and education. Colorado Native Bee is a Denver-based organization dedicated to spreading awareness of Colorado's na
Gloomy weather wasn't going to stop Milliken Elementary's 3-5th graders from having an awesome night of outdoor family fun! Students left with a sense of accomplishment while building confidence in their archery, fishing, and wildlife identification skills. We estimated a total of 80 students and 46 adults (126 total) attended. Thank you Milliken for the great turnout this year! The SOLE Team was aided by partners from the Bird Conservancy and Barr Lake State Park! Michelle S
What a night! On September 11th, Vista Peak Exploratory was jam-packed with students from the moment we opened the doors at 5pm. We estimated about 149 students and 83 adults (232 total) attended. So many families attended, we were completely out of pizza by 5:30! Note to SOLE: bring more pizza! Families were able to enjoy activities provided by our partners. Bird Conservancy of the Rockies facilitated a bird-watching activity, while History Colorado quizzed students on fun f
Our first Family Nature Night of the 2018-19 school year was held at the Chappelow Arts Magnet School in Evans. This is Chappelow's second year as a SOLE school, and around 150 students and parents attended. Students were greeted by Katie Denny, a teacher who communicated with SOLE staff throughout the year and helped plan the entire event. Several SOLE partners came out for Nature Night, including Poudre Learning Center, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, and A&H Adventures! P
As the sunlight glistened on the surrounding mountains, families filed into Ridgway Elementary’s second annual Family Nature Night. Before them lay an array of activities with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) educators, Rangers, and District Wildlife Managers as well as our wonderful partners: Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership. Upon entering the school, families were greeted by the Welcome Table and a fun activity with Ridgway State Park.
Eagle Valley Elementary students and staff are no rookies when it comes to Family Nature Night! With partners and SOLE activities set up and ready to go, families began arriving right at 5 pm. They were greeted at the Welcome Table with a smile and raffle tickets for the kids. Parents listened as Bonnie explained what activities lay beyond and kids picked out stickers they wanted from the table. Backyard bass was front and center as people walked the path up to the school. Ma