Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About Denver

Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

Enjoy birding at our songbird feeding stations, or peruse our seasonally changing exhibits on local plants and animal life. Costumes, blocks, puppets, kids' books, and live animal exhibits make Morrison Nature Center for kids, too.
16002 E. Smith Road
Aurora , CO , 80011
Phone: 303-739-2428
39° 45' 13.5396" N, 104° 48' 3.33" W

Plains Conservation Center

The Plains Conservation Center is a true-to-life homestead: Historic ranch houses, a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and barn plus an heirloom garden and chicken coop and a Cheyenne camp with tipis bring the experience to life year-round to the public.
21901 E. Hampden Ave.
Aurora , CO , 80013
Phone: 303.693.3621
39° 39' 21.726" N, 104° 44' 13.2576" W

Senac Creek Nature Center at Aurora Reservoir

The Senac Creek Nature Center features a stunning photography display, and encourages educational play with electronic games, hand-made puzzles and animal costumes. Learn about Aurora ecosystems, food chains and the importance of water to our natural and human communities through interactive, rotating exhibits. Entrance to the nature center and reservoir property is FREE if visiting the nature center ONLY.
5800 S. Powhaton Road
Aurora , CO , 80016
Phone: 303.326.8429
39° 36' 50.2452" N, 104° 40' 32.7972" W

Anderson Farms

Anderson Farms’ Fall Festival is Colorado’s Largest Fall Family Entertainment Destination. Open daily September 25th – November 3rd, 2019. Enjoy farm favorites like the 25-acre corn maze, wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, barrel train, pedal karts, jump pads and a combine slide. After dark, check out Terror in the Corn and Zombie Paintball Hunt.
6728 County Road 3 1/4
Erie , CO , 80516 40° 5' 55.5504" N, 105° 1' 54.9228" W

Avid4 Adventure

Our camps give kids both an entry point and a progression of skills training in a wide variety of outdoor adventure activities such as mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, and paddling. Day Camp Locations: Boulder, Superior, Lafayette, Golden, Denver, Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, and Colorado Springs. Other locations can be found in California, Minnesota, Oregon and Washington. Overnight camps: Mt. Evans and Windy Peak along with Expedition Camps that travel from Boulder to stunning Colorado locations and Wyoming. We also offer Expeditions in California.
2805 Wilderness Place Suite 100
Boulder , CO , 80302
Phone: (720) 249-2412
40° 1' 32.4696" N, 105° 14' 54.3012" W

Dinosaur Ridge

See 150 million year old dinosaur bones from Late Jurassic floodplains and stream channels, and 100 million year old dinosaur tracks in sand and mudstone.
16831 W. Alameda Parkway
Morrison , CO , 80465
Phone: 303.697.3466
39° 41' 20.4252" N, 105° 11' 25.6668" W

Keystone Science School Summer Camps & Expeditions

Experience the Rocky Mountains of Colorado through traditional Overnight Camps and Day Camps or the excitement and adventure of our traveling Expeditions. Our beautiful, 23-acre campus nestled in the mountains along the Continental Divide serves the perfect basecamp for a summer full of adventure and new friends.
1053 Soda Ridge Road
Keystone , CO , 80435
Phone: 970-468-2098
39° 35' 59.1108" N, 105° 59' 22.2216" W

Trackers Earth Denver

Trackers Earth offers award-winning camps that get kids outside and in nature. Exciting camp themes include wilderness survival, archery, ninjas, secret agents, role-playing adventures, fishing & more! Their experienced outdoor educators are dedicated to creating safe and fun programming that connects kids to community and nature.
PO Box 9802
Denver , CO , 80209
Phone: 7203552758
39° 42' 24.9516" N, 104° 57' 23.0688" W

Adventure Quest with Renaissance Adventures

Be the hero of a mythic quest! Fun, creative and engaging Summer and Holiday Day Camps, After School Programs, Storytelling Performances, Festival Sword Skirmishes and Birthday Parties for ages 6 and up!
5717 Arapahoe Ave Suite 100
Boulder , CO , 80303
Phone: (303) 786-9216
40° 1' 1.1496" N, 105° 13' 12.4356" W

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

2020 Annual Plant Sale - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
05/23/2020
05/24/2020
05/25/2020
Time: 
Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday & Monday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location:

Washington Park (S Downing St) - Denver, CO
1000 S Downing St
Denver, CO, 80209
United States

Phone:

720.359.3100

2020 Denver Polar Plunge & 5k presented by Westerra Credit Union

Dates: 
03/01/2020
Time: 
7:30AM Registration and Plunge Plaza

Location:

Coal Creek Park
575 Kattell Street
Erie , CO, 80516
United States

Phone:

(303) 828-3440

24th Annual Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival

Dates: 
05/15/2020
05/16/2020
05/17/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

10200 Smith Rd
Denver, CO, 80239
United States

Phone:

3033079332

All Around the Farm

Dates: 
06/01/2020
06/05/2020
06/08/2020
Time: 
9:00am-3:00pm

Location:

Johnson Habitat Park
610 S Jason St
Denver, CO, 80223
United States

Phone:

(720) 306- 8000

Animal Super Senses; SPREE Spring Break Camp

Dates: 
03/30/2020
03/31/2020
04/01/2020
Time: 
8:30 am- 5:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

9785 Eagle View Loop
Westminster, CO, 80021
United States

Phone:

(303) 658-2796

Bald Eagle Discovery

Dates: 
03/14/2020
04/11/2020
Time: 
10AM-11:00AM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

Boo at the Zoo - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
10/17/2020
10/18/2020
10/23/2020
Time: 
4 - 8:30 p.m.

Organization:

Camp Comfort

Location:

3081 Bergen Peak Drive
Evergreen, CO, 80439
United States

Phone:

3036746400

Camp Comfort

Dates: 
06/12/2020
06/13/2020
06/14/2020
Time: 
3 PM

Organization:

Location:

245 Bear Creek Road
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Chocolate Bunny Egg Hunt

Dates: 
04/11/2020
Time: 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Denver Botanic Gardens 2020 Free Days - Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
03/03/2020
04/07/2020
06/02/2020
Time: 
Whole Day

Organization:

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Denver Botanic Gardens 2020 Free Days - York Street

Dates: 
03/22/2020
04/19/2020
06/23/2020
Time: 
Whole Day

Organization:

Location:

9785 Eagle View Loop
Westminster, CO, 80021
United States

Phone:

(303) 658-2796

Early Bird Walk

Dates: 
03/21/2020
04/03/2020
Time: 
8AM-10:00AM

Organization:

Rock Ledge Ranch

Location:

3105 Gateway Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

719-578-6777

Earth Day - Rock Ledge Ranch

Dates: 
04/18/2020
Time: 
9 AM – 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

9785 Eagle View Loop
Westminster, CO, 80021
United States

Phone:

(303) 658-2796

Earth Day Clean-Up!

Dates: 
04/26/2020
Time: 
10:00AM-12:00PM

Organization:

Location:

15200 W 6th Ave Unit C
Golden, CO, 80401
United States

Phone:

(303) 271-6637

ENOR Environmental Discovery Camp

Dates: 
06/08/2020
07/17/2020
Time: 
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri

Location:

Estes Park Event Center
1125 Rooftop Way
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Estes Park Mountain Festival 2020

Dates: 
04/24/2020
Time: 
8 AM – 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

2300 Steele St.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Phone:

720-377-1400

FREE DAY at Denver Zoo

Dates: 
04/09/2020
10/20/2020
11/10/2020
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Dates: 
04/18/2020
08/25/2020
09/26/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

3000 W Carson Dr
Littleton, CO, 80120
United States

Phone:

303.730.1022

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

Global Tiger Day - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
07/29/2020
Time: 
11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

10200 Smith Rd
Denver, CO, 80239
United States

Phone:

3033079332

Junior Counselor Program

Dates: 
06/01/2020
06/05/2020
06/08/2020
Time: 
9:00am-3:00pm

Location:

Apex Center
13150 W. 72nd Ave.
Arvada, CO, 80005
United States

Phone:

888-655-1127

Kids Obstacle Challenge - DENVER, CO

Dates: 
06/06/2020
06/07/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

9785 Eagle View Loop
Westminster, CO, 80021
United States

Phone:

(303) 658-2796

Life on the Prairie

Dates: 
03/07/2020
Time: 
11:00AM-12:00PM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

719-633-9925

Military Appreciation Week 2020 - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
09/14/2020
09/15/2020
09/16/2020
Time: 
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m. daily)

Organization:

Location:

9785 Eagle View Loop
Westminster, CO, 80021
United States

Phone:

(303) 658-2796

Nature Journaling

Dates: 
04/18/2020
Time: 
10:00AM-11:30AM

Location:

Johnson Habitat Park
610 S Jason St
Denver, CO, 80223
United States

Phone:

(720) 306-80000

Nature's Symphonies; SPREE Holiday Camp

Dates: 
04/06/2020
Time: 
8:30am- 5:30pm

Organization:

Location:

245 Bear Creek Road
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719)-520-6399

Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival

Dates: 
05/15/2020
05/16/2020
05/17/2020
Time: 
varies

Location:

Chain Reaction Brewing Company
902 S Lipan St,
Denver, CO, 80223
United States

Reaction Run Club and Social Group

Dates: 
02/26/2020
03/04/2020
03/11/2020
Time: 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

719-633-9925

Run to the Shrine 2020 - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
05/16/2020
Time: 
7 a.m.

Organization:

Location:

6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster, CO, 80020
United States

SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS - Butterfly Pavilion - Westminster, CO

Dates: 
03/23/2020
03/24/2020
03/25/2020
Time: 
Full Day 9 am – 4 pm; Half Day 9 am – 12 pm

Organization:

Location:

6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster, CO, 80020
United States

SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS - Butterfly Pavilion - Westminster, CO

Dates: 
03/23/2020
03/24/2020
03/25/2020
Time: 
Full Day 9 am – 4 pm; Half Day 9 am – 12 pm

Organization:

Location:

1855 S Pearl St suite 40
Denver , CO, 80210
United States

Phone:

(303) 743-9720 ext. 930

SPREE Summer Camps- multiple Denver locations!

Dates: 
06/01/2020
06/02/2020
06/03/2020
Time: 
8:30 AM- 5:30 PM

Location:

Bear Creek Nature Ctr
245 Bear Creek Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

719-520-6972

Spring Break Camp: Become a Junior Naturalist!

Dates: 
03/23/2020
03/24/2020
03/25/2020
Time: 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

2300 Steele St.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Phone:

720-377-1400

Spring Safari Mini-Camps 2020 at The Denver Zoo

Dates: 
03/24/2020
03/25/2020
03/26/2020
Time: 
9 am to 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

10200 Smith Rd
Denver, CO, 80239
United States

Phone:

3033079332

Story Book Farm

Dates: 
06/08/2020
06/12/2020
07/06/2020
Time: 
9:00am-12:00pm

Organization:

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Strolling Stories Along Deer Creek - Denver Botanic Gardens-Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
04/06/2020
04/13/2020
04/20/2020
Time: 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Location:

6145 Shoup Road
Colorado Springs, CO, 80908
United States

Phone:

7194952743

Summer Camps

Dates: 
07/05/2020
07/06/2020
07/07/2020
Time: 
Overnight and Day Camps

Organization:

Boulder Rock Club

Location:

2829 Mapleton Avenue
Boulder, CO, 80301
United States

Phone:

303.447.2804

Summer Camps at Boulder Rock Club

Dates: 
06/01/2020
06/02/2020
06/03/2020
Time: 
Times vary - See website for details

Organization:

Location:

9785 Eagle View Loop
Westminster, CO, 80021
United States

Phone:

(303) 658-2796

Sunset Stroll

Dates: 
04/04/2020
Time: 
6:15PM-7:15PM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

719-633-9925

Teddy Bear Day 2020 - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
08/15/2020
Time: 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Organization:

Old Colorado City

Location:

2324 W. Colorado Ave. #A
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

(719) 577-4112

Territory Days in Old Colorado City!

Dates: 
05/23/2020
05/24/2020
05/25/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

The Great Egg Scramble
5001 S Inca Drive
Englewood, CO, 80110
United States

Phone:

3037832665

The Great Egg Scramble

Dates: 
04/04/2020
Time: 
9: 30 AM to 11:00 AM

Location:

Memorial Park - Colorado Springs
1605 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80910
United States

The Great Inflatable Race - Colorado Springs, CO

Dates: 
07/25/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

Carpenter Park Fields in Thornton
11000 Colorado Blvd
Thornton, CO, 80233
United States

Phone:

303-255-7800

Thorntonfest

Dates: 
06/06/2020
Time: 
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

9785 Eagle View Loop
Westminster, CO, 80021
United States

Phone:

(303) 658-2796

Thursday Tot Time

Dates: 
03/19/2020
04/23/2020
Time: 
10AM-10:45AM

Organization:

Location:

10200 Smith Rd
Denver, CO, 80239
United States

Phone:

3033079332

Urban Farmer

Dates: 
06/01/2020
06/05/2020
06/08/2020
Time: 
9:00am-3:00pm

Organization:

Location:

9785 Eagle View Loop
Westminster, CO, 80021
United States

Phone:

(303) 658-2796

Urban Nature Hike

Dates: 
02/29/2020
Time: 
10:00AM-11:30AM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

Wolf Awareness Week - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
10/18/2020
10/19/2020
10/20/2020
Time: 
9 AM - 5 PM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

World Elephant Day - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
08/12/2020
Time: 
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

World Giraffe Day - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
06/21/2020
Time: 
10:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.