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Camping Trip Pictures: August 28-30

What a beautiful campground + the BEST kind of fall weather! We will definitely do this again, at the request of every child + adult who participated, and perhaps for longer. We all agreed we wished there were 2-3 more days to the trip. We had a blast and came home a little sad the …

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Summer Semester, Week 11: August 22 (Tomorrow!)

Monday, August 22 @ 10 o’clock: The Frog Pond, along Clear Creek, Wheat Ridge Okay, just kidding! Despite all efforts, there’s STILL a (dog-killing) algae overgrowth at BCLP. We’re meeting along Clear Creek at one of our favorite swimming holes. A swimming hole is available, or kids can tube around the dome, too. On the …

Summer Semester, Week 10: August 15 + August 17

Monday, August 15 @ 10 o’clock: The Frog Pond, along Clear Creek, Wheat Ridge Due to an algae overgrowth at BCLP, we’re going to meet along Clear Creek at one of our favorite swimming holes. There’s a parking lot off of Kipling and W 43rd Avenue (map link above, actual map below). You will just …

Summer Semester, Week 9: August 8 + August 10

Monday, August 8 @ 10 o’clock: The Frog Pond, along Clear Creek, Wheat Ridge Due to an algae overgrowth at BCLP, we’re going to meet along Clear Creek at one of our favorite swimming holes. There’s a parking lot off of Kipling and W 43rd Avenue (map link above, actual map below). You will just …

Summer Semester, Week 8: August 1 + August 3

Monday, August 1 @ 10 o’clock: Chatfield State Park, Littleton Due to blue-green algae in the swimming lakes, the beach at Bear Creek Lake Park has been temporarily closed. We’re going to mosey on down the highway to the next swim situation… at Chatfield State Park! Let’s find out together if the new beach area …

Summer Semester, Week 7: July 25 + July 27

Monday, July 25 @ 10 o’clock: Bear Creek Lake Park, Lakewood Set up on the left side of the swim beach (facing the water). Please bring all of the sunscreen, food and water, plus something to sit on. We usually have a paddle board + our swim gear on. Looks like it might be cool …

Summer Semester, Week 6: July 18 + July 20

Monday, July 18 @ 10 o’clock: Bear Creek Lake Park, Lakewood Let’s walk over and explore the Nature Center, inside the park, at 10:30am. (It’s supposed to be cooler, if that helps?) We can set out our blankets, and then wander the short, paved trail together and see what they’re keeping inside. Maybe we’ll even …

Summer Semester, Week 5: July 11 + July 13

Monday, July 11 @ 10 o’clock: Bear Creek Lake Park, Lakewood Let’s wander the Owl Trail that begins at Skunk Hollow. It’s .7 miles, out and back, alongside the creek. There are a few cool little places to play in the creek, under the trees, and maybe we can all stretch our legs a bit …

Summer Semester, Week 4: June 27 + June 29

Monday, June 27 @ 10 o’clock: Bear Creek Lake Park, Lakewood This week, we’re gonna do some fishing + exploring at Pelican Point, a fishing + picnic area within the park, to start. Bring whatever gear you use and follow the park’s signs to the little fishing outcrop. Those who don’t fish, skip it! Or …

Summer Semester, Week 3: June 20 + June 22

Monday, June 20 @ 10 o’clock: Bear Creek Lake Park We’ll meet on the left side of the swim beach (if you’re facing the water), and set up our central post. Please bring all of the sunscreen, food and water, plus something to sit on. Please text/call me if you run late and can’t find …