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Monthly archive for November 2018

Screens vs. Nature: Lack of Exposure to the Outdoors

Screens vs. Nature: Lack of Exposure to the Outdoors

Blog by: Sam Hinkle, Field Trip Coordinator This month, I was hoping to select a particularly fun field trip experience to share with you all. And we had some fun ones—building dams on Mesa Creek to generate hydropower, discovering a “honeypot” of mayflies near an old beaver

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Educator Spotlight: Oliver Dunn

Educator Spotlight: Oliver Dunn

Working with over 8,000 kids every year takes a village. We are happy to spotlight many of the community members, teachers, volunteers, staff, and guest speakers we work with each year. Oliver Dunn, Colorado College Sophmore Oliver is a guest speaker with the YES Club program at

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YES Club Fly Fishing

YES Club Fly Fishing

Blog by: Lydia Ballantine – YES Club Program Coordinator It was a chilly fall morning up at the Catamount Center in Woodland Park, the sister organization to the Catamount Institute in Colorado Springs. Several people with fly fishing rods were set up down by the lower lake,

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Understand Nature through the Eyes of a Child

Understand Nature through the Eyes of a Child

During this Fall school semester, Catamount Institute’s Catamount Outdoor Schools program worked with District 11’s Adams Elementary 4th and 5th-grade students. This opportunity was offered in conjunction with the GOCO Generation Wild grant received as part of a coalition to serve residents in southeastern Colorado Springs.  The

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