Monday, June 11, 2018 at 9:30 AM MDT
Monday, June 25, 2018 at 3:30 PM MDT

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Buena Vista Community Center 
715 E Main Street
Buena Vista, CO 81211

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Emily Henderson 
GARNA, Youth Ecological Literacy Program Coordinator 

Nature's Explorers in Buena Vista 

Join us for Nature's Explorers, a summer in nature with hands-on activities, games, art, journaling, and of course, exploring!  We will meet at a central location in downtown BV and take a Chaffee Shuttle to our field trip locations. 

Ages: Rising Kindergartners - Rising 3rd Graders

Meeting Location: TBA (in downtown Buena Vista)

Time:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

3 Session Series:

June 11-  Our Watershed @ Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center.  Explore a wetlands area near the Arkansas River!  Learn about this unique ecosystem and the life cycles of aquatic insects as well as mammals who make the Arkansas Valley home!

June 18- The Life of Fish @ TBAExplore the life of trout, and learn wilderness skills such as shelter building, outdoor cooking, and Leave No Trace Skills.

June 25-  Geology and Navigation @ Browns Canyon and Ruby Mountain Campground.  Explore the trails of Browns Canyon and learn about erosion and rocks through building models!  We will also take a look at maps and compasses to complete a compass scavenger hunt.


Cost: $105 for all 3 sessions or  $35 / session

Do you have a current GARNA family membership? - Get a $5 discount per session!  Use the discount code GARNAMEMBER

If you don't currently support our organization and would like to join as a member ($50 for family membership), visit garna.org to join!