Difficulty: Moderate | Client Agencies: Casey Middle School, 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. All participants must be… Read More »Exploring and Backpacking Canyonlands National Park
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Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ Depending on the number of registrants, we'll either go fishing at Sawhill Ponds on Walker Ranch. Walker Ranch will involve a 1-mile hike to/from the creek. Adults will need a fishing license; youth participants will not. Online participant registration coming soon!
Difficulty: Easy| Client Agencies: All ⟫ 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
Difficulty: Easy| Client Agencies: All ⟫ We'll teach tenkara at the freshly-stocked fishing pond at Cal-Wood for CASA kids and their advocates. No fishing license is required for participants or volunteers. No experience with tenkara is required either. This will be catch-and-keep fishing, and everyone is likely to catch!
Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: Promotores ⟫ This family-focused outing will combine exploration of Sand Dunes National Park with car camping in the vicinity. Families will provide their own food and transportation. Activities will likely include sand sledding and sandboarding. There will be an optional pre-trip meeting on 6/22 at 7 p.m. at Casey Middle… Read More »Camping & Hiking at Sand Dunes National Park
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: Cal-wood ⟫ We'll teach tenkara at the freshly-stocked fishing pond at Cal-Wood for children and families who are there for the Latino Summer Camp. No fishing license is required for participants or volunteers. No experience with tenkara is required either. This will be catch-and-keep fishing, so you'll likely get dinner out… Read More »Fishing at Cal-wood with Latino Family Camps
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: 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: 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