In-Person Events

IN-PERSON PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Updated 6/3/2021

WE ARE OPEN for in-person programs for summer 2021! With the help of social distancing and hygiene practices, we are fortunate to still be able to serve visitors of all ages.

September 2021

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  • Bird Walk (FREE) - RSVP Required
  • Weekend Welcome Booth & Family Adventure Day
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  • Weekend Welcome Booth & Family Adventure Day
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  • Tuesday (Late-Start) After School - Fall Session 1
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  • Wednesday (Standard Start) After School - Fall Session 1
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  • Thursday (Isabella Bird Early Release) After School - Fall Session 1
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  • Forest Bathing (FREE)
  • Weekend Welcome Booth & Family Adventure Day
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  • Tuesday (Late-Start) After School - Fall Session 1
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  • Wednesday (Standard Start) After School - Fall Session 1
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  • Thursday (Isabella Bird Early Release) After School - Fall Session 1
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  • Weekend Welcome Booth & Family Adventure Day
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  • Qigong
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  • Tuesday (Late-Start) After School - Fall Session 1
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  • Wednesday (Standard Start) After School - Fall Session 1
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  • Thursday (Isabella Bird Early Release) After School - Fall Session 1

SUMMER SOLSTICE MOON VIEWING EVENT

SATURDAY JUNE 19
8-10:30PM
FREE (donations encouraged)
11255 E. MLK Jr Blvd
Denver, CO 80238

Join us for an evening looking up! The program will feature
TELESCOPE MOON VIEWING
BINOCULAR CHECK OUT
FREE S’MORES
ASTRONOMY CRAFTS

The sun sets at 8:30pm, best viewing will be between 9 and 10pm. If you have your own telescope that you are interested in setting up, please contact us! Limited parking available, if possible park along MLK. This event is FREE but please RSVP to info@blufflake.org with your name and # attending.

Weekend Welcome Booth & Family Adventure Days

These drop-in style programs will be held each Saturday!  Enjoy free give-aways, scavenger hunts, field equipment rentals, games, and activities for both kids and adults. Later end-time, fire pit, and s’mores are available on select weeks (weather dependent). Visit our facebook page for weekly updates. HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA ESPAÑOL

Self-Guided Tours & Scavenger Hunts

These FREE resources are available for immediate download. There are resources for both adults and families. Bring them to enjoy during your next visit to Bluff Lake! HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA ESPAÑOL

After School Programs

Give your child a much needed break after school out in the natural world! Designed for Ages 6-12, we will learn and play as we explore the diverse habitats of Bluff Lake. Choose Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:30-4:45 p.m.  Free for students from Title I Schools.

Scout Programs

Field trips and custom programs are available for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Eagle Scout candidates working on their leadership service project. In addition to field trips to Bluff Lake, we also offer visits from our environmental educators right to your scout meetings!

Guided Field Trips

Bring your classroom, home-school group, club, or family for an engaging learning experience in the great outdoors! Programs are led by our environmental educators covering a variety of themes for ages ECE and up. FREE for Title I Schools.

Select programs have worksheets available in English and Spanish. Programas seleccionados tienen hojas de trabajo disponibles en inglés y español.

Bird Walks

Join our birding experts on a FREE guided walk around Bluff Lake! Walks take place the first Saturday of each month, starting at 8:00 a.m. year-round. Anyone is welcome – no birding experience necessary!

Family Nature Adventure Days

These FREE drop-in style programs offer themed activities, crafts, hikes, field equipment, and scavenger hunts. Held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EVERY Saturday of each month from March through September.

Fireside Chats

All ages are welcome for these FREE, fun, and educational drop-in programs! Enjoy interactive activities and treats – either popsicles or roasted s’mores, depending on the weather.

 

Birthday Parties

Throw your child’s next birthday party at Bluff Lake!  Choose from a variety of games and activities led by our environmental educators, or simply explore and play among the natural beauty throughout the site. Please contact heidi@blufflake.org for details or to make a reservation.

Guided Relaxation Walks

Forest Bathing and Qigong and Mindfulness Walks led by BLNC volunteers! 2021 dates were just posted, follow the link to learn more.

 

Bluff Lake is committed to providing free family programming to our community. This is only possible thanks to generous support from our donors and sponsors. Though most of our programs are free, donations are always welcome!

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