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
A steady stream of families meandered through Eiber’s doors as Family Nature Night began on a beautiful April evening. Smiling faces were waiting at the Welcome Table greeting everyone with raffle tickets and information! Partners lined the hallways with activities aplenty, and pizza was waiting in the cafeteria with an added bonus of making s’mores in the hallway for dessert courtesy of Mountain Side Gear Rental. While munching on delicious chocolate, marshmallow, and graham
Under the majesty of Blanca Peak, families trickled into Sierra Grande for their third annual Family Nature Night. Fun awaited around every corner to greet families with open arms. The savory aroma of pizza drifted through the halls. And of course- partners, teachers, and numerous Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) staff and volunteers hosted an array of activities throughout the school. Up front, Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff greeted families at the Welcome Table. At the
With a crisp breeze rolling through the streets of Colorado Springs, Thomas Edison Elementary welcomes students and their families inside to enjoy Family Nature Night. You can feel the fun filling the hallways as families join in on the activities that give students and their families an opportunity to connect with the outdoors. Students can learn and practice their archery skills in the gym. By the end of the night everyone is making the bullseye! Fishing is a skill that tak
Families that came out for the Pinnacle Family Nature Night were greeted by an array of partners, activities, and of course pizza! Emily and Tabbi greeted each family that entered the school with a warm smile and raffle tickets at the Welcome Table. Families headed onward from the Welcome Table to either eat pizza in the cafeteria, explore partner tables in the hallway, or give backyard bass and archery a try in the two gyms. At the Trivia Wheel, kid enjoyed spinning the whee
A steady stream of families strolled through Secrest’s doors as Family Nature Night began. Smiling faces were waiting at the Welcome Table where Krysta and Sheryl greeted everyone with raffle tickets and information! Partners lined the hallways with activities galore, and pizza was waiting in the cafeteria with an added bonus of making s’mores for dessert courtesy of Mountain Side Gear Rental. While munching on delicious chocolate, marshmallow, and graham cracker combinations
It was a great night for a Family Nature Night on Tuesday with cooperative weather and families eager for some fun. A smiling face was waiting at the Welcome Table where Katie was there to greet everyone with raffle tickets and a description of all the activities inside! Partners were spread through the school, and pizza was freshly waiting in the cafeteria. Many went for pizza first to fuel up for the awaiting activities. Denver Botanic Gardens brought an entire planting act