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Beginner’s Backpacking at Waterdog Lakes

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ We'll mix it up this year by visiting the Collegiate Range for our beginner's backpacking trip. Waterdog Lakes make for a steep but short (1.5 mile) hike to a pair of beautiful lakes, one of which has great fishing and nice campsites. Participants must be fully vaccinated. Volunteers… Read More »Beginner’s Backpacking at Waterdog Lakes

Free

Car Camping at Curt Gowdy State Park, Wyoming

This overnight car camping outing will include options to fishing, mountain bike, and/or create art at the Curt Gowdy State Park and Reservoir in southern Wyoming. Those who wish to bike will need to provide their own bike and helmet; BVICO will furnish tenkara fishing gear and art supplies.

Free

Spooky Night Hike in the Indian Peaks Wilderness

Just in time for Halloween, it's time to torture the innocents with this year's bevvy of terrifying stories told in a spooky, abandoned cabin in the dark, dark, dark of the (Indian Peaks) wilderness. More nightmares? Yes, please! We'll also have plenty of hot chocolate, hot cider, and snacks on hand to keep us warm.

Free

Walker Ranch Hike & Fishing

With such lovely weather this weekend, this is a surprise, short hike from the Ethel Harrold Trailhead down to South Boulder Creek for some fly fishing. Adults need a fishing license.

Free

Christmas Bird Count

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ This easy, half-day outing features a hike in the City of Boulder open space (along Shanahan Ridge) to count birds as part of the Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count (CBC), an annual citizen science survey that started 123 years ago. You do not need to be an expert… Read More »Christmas Bird Count

Free

Snowshoeing & Snow Caves in the Indian Peaks Wilderness

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ We'll snowshoe a short ways into the Indian Peaks Wilderness from the Moffat Tunnel trailhead, then whip up some hot chocolate, build some snow caves, and make snow ice cream. We might even do some belly sledding! Register online here.

Free

Snowshoeing & Snow Caves in the Indian Peaks Wilderness

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ We'll snowshoe a short ways into the Indian Peaks Wilderness from the Moffat Tunnel trailhead, then whip up some hot chocolate, build some snow caves, and make snow ice cream. We might even do some belly sledding! Participants from any of our client agencies can register online here.  

Free

Volunteer Training (Outdoor Leadership 101, 201 & CARP) (Day 1)

This free, two-day training (9 a.m. to around 5 p.m. each day) includes all of the training, except first aid, that is required to become a certified outings leader with ICO. We will cover the process for developing and getting approval for an outing, running an outing successfully, and post-outing reporting. We'll also cover child… Read More »Volunteer Training (Outdoor Leadership 101, 201 & CARP) (Day 1)

Free

Winter/Spring Volunteer Party

Meet your fellow volunteers at this dinner gathering in South Boulder. We'll provide the food, you bring drinks, and we'll hand out and swap stories of zany outings past. Note that this event immediately follows the first day of our volunteer training so it's a great chance to meet the new volunteers.

Free

Winter/Spring Volunteer Party (Snow Date)

Meet your fellow volunteers at this dinner gathering in South Boulder. We'll provide the food, you bring drinks, and we'll hand out and swap stories of zany outings past.  

Free

Snowshoeing Cabin Trip

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: Middle Schools ⟫ This easy, overnight outing to a cabin near Hartsel, Colorado will feature snowshoeing on Forest Service land near Trout Creek Pass, some sledding, good food and, maybe, even a movie. Volunteers use the "Going" button to register. Participant registration for students in Boulder will be offered through… Read More »Snowshoeing Cabin Trip

Free
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