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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

Snowshoeing & Snow Caves in the Indian Peaks Wilderness

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: Promotores ⟫ 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 also do some belly sledding! Volunteers, sign up now. Participant registration is here.

Free

Survival Skills Workshop

Thorne Nature Center

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: YAB⟫ This two-hour workshop will cover basic survival skills and an introduction on the use of topographic maps and software. The event will take place at the Thorne Nature Center if Lafayette. Volunteers sign up using the "Going" button below. Participant registration coming soon!

Free

Exploring and Backpacking Canyonlands National Park

Difficulty: Moderate | Client Agencies: Casey Middle School, CASA, Place Bridge Academy ⟫ A bit like being on another planet, the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park is full of strange wonders like the Joint Trail, a labyrinth in the rock through which one can hike. Sunsets and sunrise are amazing here. Group size limits… Read More »Exploring and Backpacking Canyonlands National Park

Free

Backpacking 101 Workshop

Casey Middle School 1301 High Street, Boulder, United States

Difficulty: Easy| Client Agencies: YAB ⟫ This day-long class will cover the basics of backpacking, from route planning to tents and gear to meals, safety, orienteering, and more. Participants are asked to bring one of their favorite recipes (written on paper or submitted online here). The course is free (and lunch will be provided). This… Read More »Backpacking 101 Workshop

Free

Mountain Biking in Buena Vista, Colorado

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: Casey⟫ This trip is a collaboration between the Casey Bike Club, Community Cycles, and ICO and will feature mountain biking in Buena Vista, Colorado with evening accommodations in Hartsel, Colorado. Volunteers need not be mountain bikers but it does help if you have a 2" trailer hitch on whatever vehicle… Read More »Mountain Biking in Buena Vista, Colorado

Free

Walker Ranch Hike & Fishing

Difficulty: East| Client Agencies: Promotores, NKJN, Casey M.S.⟫ An easy 1.5-mile hike down to South Boulder Creek affords us some fishing in a scenic riverine canyon close to home. No experience with fishing is needed but adults will need a fishing license for the day (though we encourage folks to get an annual license, which… Read More »Walker Ranch Hike & Fishing

Free

Real Wolves, not Meow Wolves

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: EcoArts ⟫ 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. Volunteers sign up using the "Going" button below. Participant… Read More »Real Wolves, not Meow Wolves

Free
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