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Face to Face with Wolves and Smiling

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. Online participant registration coming soon!


Camping & Hiking at Sand Dunes National Park

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


Fishing at Cal-wood with Latino Family Camps

Cal-Wood 2282 Co Rd. 87, Jamestown, CO, United States

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


Beartooths Wilderness Backpacking

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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.