6:57 am - Tuesday December 12, 2017

Fountain Creek Nature Center Public Programs – August, 2014‏

Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass LaneFountain, CO 80817


El Paso County Parks & Community Services



Twos & Threes Outdoors

Share in the joy of your 2 or 3 year-old child’s discovery as he or she enjoys a story and an exploration hike outdoors.  ($3.00 for each participant including adults and siblings, reservations required, 520-6745.

Thursday, August 14, 9-10:15 a.m.                Roly Poly Roundup

Fountain Creek Nature Adventures

Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet show or stories, crafts, hands-on activities, and discovery time on the trail.  ($4.00 per person, reservations required, 520-6745.)

Thursday, August 7, 9-10:30 a.m.                  Pond Life-Wildlife!


Morning Yoga Stretch

Fridays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 8-9AM

Join on Friday mornings in August with yoga.   Iyengar based therapeutic yoga style.   Open your body and mind and feed your soul as we practice to the sounds of nature just outside the window.  Suitable for beginners and all levels.  $10 per class; drop-ins welcome, No reservations needed.

Eco Trekers Nature Camp

July 28-August 1, 9AM – 3PM

This camp features our favorite outdoor activities including fishing, bug hunting, pond critters, beaver dam building, and outdoor skills including shelter building.  For children entering 1st-5th grades.  $120/member, $130/nonmember.

Summer Night Sky for Beginners

Friday, August 1, 8-9:30 p.m.

Join Professor Moonbeam to learn how to navigate the summer night sky.  We’ll see an indoor presentation first, then go outside to explore stars, constellations and other night sky objects.  Bring a small red lens flashlight and binoculars if you have them.  $4/member, $5/nonmember, Reservations Required, 719-520-6745.

Fountain Creek Stomp

Saturday, August 9, 10-11:30AM

Bring your water shoes, sandals, or hip boots and be willing to get wet as we explore the waters in Fountain Creek.  We’ll do an aquatic invertebrate discovery, look for and identify fish, build a “beaver dam,” clean up the creek and more.  $3/member, $4/nonmember, Reservations required, 719-520-6745.


Magic Monarchs

Saturday, August 30, 10-11:30AM

During their annual migration to Mexico, monarch butterflies pass through the park.  Join us for an indoor presentation to learn why their population is decreasing and what you can do to help.  We’ll make a craft, then hike to catch, tag and release monarchs for research.  $4/member, $5/nonmember. Reservations required, 719-520-6745.



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