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Great School Escape: Insects

September 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Our Great School Escapes take place on Poudre School District school-out days and are available for students in grades K-5. Each Great School Escape runs 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. The cost is $25 per child for members or $50 per child for non-members.

Pick up and drop off for all Great School Escapes will take place at our East Drake site, please click here for directions. In case of cold weather, we may transport students to the CSU main campus to use an indoor space. Parents will be informed in advance of any off-site field trips. Please note that if the weather forecast is favorable, we will spend the entire day at the East Drake site and most of the day will be spent outside.

Naturalist Champions

During our Great School Escapes this fall, see if you have the knowledge and skills to be a Naturalist Champion! You’ll be put on a team with other kids your age and, after creating a team name and flag, you’ll face a series of challenges related to the day’s topic. You’ll need to work together to overcome obstacles and use your knowledge of the natural world to earn points. Put your naturalist skills to the test and see if you have what it takes to be a Naturalist Champion!

We have full and partial scholarships available, please call us at (970) 491-1661 or email us at elc@csuelc.org if you are interested in a scholarship.

Registration will open at 8 am on Friday, August 24. Click here to register.

September 21: Insects

Join us as we practice catching praying mantises, search for spider webs and explore all the creepy crawlies that call the ELC home! We’ll get an up close look at insects and all the special adaptations that help them survive.


September 21, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Kristen Wilkinson


Environmental Learning Center
2400 South County Road 9
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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