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Spooky Night Hike to Hessie Ghost Town

We hike to an abandoned cabin near the ghost town of Hessie, where we'll tell scary stories, drink hot chocolate, and munch on snacks, before hiking back down. Parents can complete the online waiver here: Open event, then click here Signups for volunteers and agency representatives use the RSVP tool, below.    


BVICO Steering Committee Meeting

Our monthly Steering Committee meeting. Click here to join. Meeting agenda available from Organize page.

Outdoor Leadership Training 101/201 + CARP

This free, 2-day, in-person training is covers everything one needs to know to organize and lead outings for Boulder Valley ICO. It also covers Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention (CARP). Outdoor Leadership Training is required to become a certified outings leader. It is not required (but is still encouraged) for Assistant Leaders. It's also a… Read More »Outdoor Leadership Training 101/201 + CARP

Local Fishing & Intro to Tenkara

Boulder Creek

Difficulty: Easy | Client Agencies: All ⟫ In the summer, we do a lot of fishing (usually on our backpacking trips), so the spring is a good time to learn how to cast and where to find the tricksy fishies. This day-long outing will introduce participants to the style of fishing that predominates in our… Read More »Local Fishing & Intro to Tenkara


Volunteer Party

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


Car Camping & Fly Fishing at the Pumphouse

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.


Real Wolves, not Meow Wolves

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