Tag: Pueblo Nature and Raptor Center

Raptor Center Summer Camps for Grades K-6

 

Give your child the gift of the great outdoors this summer at the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo! Children will be immersed in the exploration of nature through outdoor play, hands-on activities and interactions with birds of prey. Your child will be encouraged to become active and at ease outdoors while learning that the natural world provides endless adventures.


 

For Campers entering Kindergarten…

Knee High Nature Explorers
Dates:  June 29 – July 2 or July 27 – 30
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Monday – Thursday

 

For Campers entering 1st – 3rd Grades…

Discovery Camp
Dates: June 22 – 26     
Time:
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily M-F
Give a Hoot!
Dates: July 20 – 24
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily M-F

 

For Campers Entering 3rd – 5th Grades…

Creaturemania!
Dates: June 8 – 12
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily M-F
Wild Wild West
Dates: July 13 – 17
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily M-F

For Campers Entering 4th – 6th Grades…

Raptor Camp
Dates: June 15 – 19 or  July 6 – 10   
Time:
  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily M-F
Outdoor Adventures
Dates:  August 3 – 7
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. daily M-F

For camp details, visit their summer camp webpage HERE.

Coloring Contest Now Open for Kids + Adults

 

Prizes!!!    Prizes!!    Prizes!!

During the month of March,
the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo will be holding
an owl coloring contest for children and adults.

 

 

 

Kid Prizes (for each age category)

First Place: an Owl Presentation for the student’s classroom.
Runners-Up: a Raptor Adoption for his/her classroom.
All First Place winners and Runners-Up receive Free Admission to the Colorado Owl Festival.

Adult Prizes

First Place: a Raptor Release
Runner-Up: an NRCP individual membership

 

Look for the owl coloring sheets on the NRCP website
OR download the Owl Coloring Sheet + Entry Form HERE!


FINE PRINT
Colored pages must be received at the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo by 4pm March 24th.
Limit one entry per person. All entries become the property of the Nature and Raptor Center
of Pueblo and will not be returned. Adult entry fee is $5.

Drop off entries at…
Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo
5200 Nature Center Rd.,
Pueblo, CO
OR
Mail entries to…
Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo
P.O. Box 8205,
Pueblo, CO 81008

Knee-High Nature Hour – November 12

Knee High Nature

This week is a fun week at the Pueblo Nature and Raptor Center!! Knee High Nature Hour, Homeschool Nature and more!!!  (With the dramatic changes in weather? It’d be a lot of fun to bundle up and head to the Nature Center!)

Wonderful Water
NRCP’s popular tot program, Knee High Nature Hour returns for the fall season. Join new Education Coordinator, Sue Hardesty, to explore nature with your toddler through stories, music, crafts and outdoor games.
$2/member toddler $3/non-member toddler.
Please call 719-549-2458 to register.

Fall Knee High Nature Hour Schedule
All classes are from 10 to 11am
November 12 – Falling Leaves
November 26 – Talkin’ Turkey

And if you’ve got older kids? They have a homeschool program too!

November 14th – Homeschool Program – 10 to noon – NRCP Yurt
Tracks & Scat: The Stories they Tell
We may not always see wildlife when we are out in nature, but we can observe
signs that they leave behind. Find out how scientists use these signs to learn
about mammals. Then we will try to solve a mystery using signs from local
mammals. $5 per student/max. $20 per family

November 29 – Family Fun Hike with a Twist – 1pm
Bring the whole family and be trail detectives. We will find clues
along the way, and put them all together to solve a wildlife
mystery. Come walk off the turkey dinner and have fun too! $2
members/$3 non-members. Please call 719-549-2458 to register

For more info on these programs (and more!) check out the Pueblo Nature and Raptor Center and their November Newsletter!