For existing volunteers, a chance to hang out and swap tales from outings. For new or prospective volunteers, a chance to meet the crew. The food at these gigs is always proper, as are the libations. We'll likely gather at Deb's lovely home near Hygiene (right next door to the Altona Grange) with lots of… Read More »Volunteer Party
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Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ A campground near the Gore Canyon (near Kremmling, CO) provides a lovely place to camp, hike, and fish at this tail end of the early fishing season on the Colorado River. Participants 16 or older will need a fishing license. No fishing or camping experience required.
Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: Place Bridge Academy, Casey Middle School ⟫ We'll drive about 3 hours to the incredible Mission: Wolf near Westcliffe, Colorado, where we'll car camp, assist with projects at this amazing all-volunteer facility, and, then, meet wolves, face-to-face. We'll have downtime for campfires and story-telling and exploration. Participants must be fully… Read More »Real Wolves, not Meow Wolves
Difficulty: Moderate | Client Agencies: All ⟫ A short drive from Boulder gets us to the Sugarloaf Trailhead in the Snowy Range, where crossing a modest pass puts us where the fishing is excellent and the terrain forgiving with plenty of great scenery. This is a great outing for those totally or relatively new to… Read More »Beginner’s Backpacking in the Snowy Range, Wyoming
Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: Eco Arts ⟫ We'll return to Mission: Wolf, a wolf sanctuary near Westcliffe, Colorado to help out, car camp, meet some wolves face-to-face. Participants must be fully vaccinated. Masks must be worn when meeting at the school and in the public areas of Mission: Wolf. Masks are optional in tents… Read More »Face to Face with Wolves and Smiling
Difficulty: Moderate | Client Agencies: All ⟫ This is the biggest, baddest trip we offer: a week-long backpacking, car camping extravaganza in wilderness areas near Yellowstone National Park. We'll pass through Yellowstone on our return, taking an afternoon to refresh at the hotsprings near Granite Creek. This outing is best for those with some prior… Read More »Beartooths Wilderness Backpacking
Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ This is an end-of-summer backpack trip into the Mt Evans Wilderness near Bailey, CO. We will hike a couple of miles up a beautiful mountain canyon by an easy trail, where we will camp, fish, hike, play games and enjoy a campfire. No backpacking experience is required, there… Read More »Mount Evans Wilderness Beginner’s Backpacking & Fishing
Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ A short, easy hike from the Walker Ranch trailhead will take us to a lovely spot for fishing and exploring (including mushroom hunting). This outing is suitable for beginner tenkara anglers. We will meet in the teachers' garage at Casey Middle School, test for COVID, and distribute tenkara rods before traveling… Read More »Walker Ranch Fly Fishing & Mushroom Hunting
Difficulty: Moderate| Client Agencies: Casey Middle School ⟫ An overnight car camping and mountain biking trip at the Curt Gowdy State Park in Wyoming, a 2-hour drive from Boulder. Those who don't want to mountain bike can fish at any of the three lakes and the connecting creeks. There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting… Read More »Mountain Biking, Camping, & Fishing at Curt Gowdy State Park, WY
Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ 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. While… Read More »Spooky Night Hike in the Indian Peaks Wilderness
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)
Difficulty: Easy| Client Agencies: Casey Middle School ⟫ This short, after-school outing is intended for the participants in our after-school club at Casey Middle School. We'll fish on Boulder Creek near the public library and/or Eben G. Fine park. Significant rain or temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit cancel. Notice of cancelation would be send by… Read More »After-School Fishing on Boulder Creek