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Middle School Opportunities OUTSIDE

Middle School Opportunities OUTSIDE

For two days in the beginning of September, 7th Grade Middle School students from the Woodland Park School District spent time outside learning new skills and working on team building activities.  The students were able to choose an activity of their interest, which included shelter building, watercolor

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The Equinox Error

The Equinox Error

The Equinox Error: What you “know” is wrong Fall officially arrives at on September 22 (the same day as our Fundraiser Cat-on-Tap), at 7:54 pm when the autumnal equinox occurs. Thinking back to science class, you may recall that “Equinox” comes from the Latin words for “equal”

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Aquatic Ecosystems? YES Please!

Aquatic Ecosystems? YES Please!

As students go back to school and teachers prepare for another academic year, we at the Catamount Institute are gearing up for another semester of YES club! Our Young Environmental Stewards club will be held in around 11 local elementary schools. Clubs are taught by teachers in

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Pikes Peak Adventure Series III

Pikes Peak Adventure Series III

I was recently directed to check out the Pikes Peak Adventure series written by my friend a predecessor, Austin Muir (Pikes Peak Adventure Series I and Pikes Peak Adventure Series II). I am excited to pick up the blog where he left off and share some of

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Rafting Adventure 2018

Rafting Adventure 2018

On our final week of camp this summer during, Wilderness Adventure Camp, we spent the last few days rafting down the Arkansas river! The first part of the week already was a week full of adventure where the campers slept in tents, had a chili cook-off, learned

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Reduce Waste with Bag Lunches – Guest Post

Reduce Waste with Bag Lunches – Guest Post

Guest post by Elizabeth Hudgens School is soon beginning, so let’s do some math! I have a family with three children who each pack their lunches four days per week. The average lunch contains a sandwich, a juice box, an applesauce in either a pouch or plastic

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Meet the 2018 Summer Staff

Meet the 2018 Summer Staff

Summer camp has kicked off here at Catamount Institute! We are excited to introduce you to the staff who will be providing incredible experiences all summer for kids aged 6-16! Sam Hinkle Summer Camp Lead What keeps you busy September to May? I am the Field Trip

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Award Winning Environmental Education Programming

Award Winning Environmental Education Programming

Catamount Institute Receives Innovation Award Catamount Institutes’ Elevate Environmental Education (E3) program has recently received the 2017 Innovation in Environmental Education Award from the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education. This prestigious award was presented to the staff and volunteers of Catamount Institute at an award’s banquet on Saturday,

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Catamount Cat Camp

Catamount Cat Camp

New for 2018 After 20 years of providing exceptional outdoor science and adventure programs for youth in the Pikes Peak region, Catamount Institute is proud to announce a new summer camp program for 2018. Catamount Cat Camp. Catamount Cat Camp is a week-long summer camp where your feline

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YES Club Symposium December

YES Club Symposium December

On Saturday, December 9th, fourth and fifth-grade students from 13 different schools came together at Colorado College to present what they had learned about Wildfire Ecology during their semester in YES Club. Students and parents started the morning off with a presentation from a wildland firefighter and

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