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July 19, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for August. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at

All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or check website for current status.

2s & 3s Outdoors: Life Under a Log

Thursday, August 12 and Friday, August 13, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Explore nature with your 2 or 3 year-old through interactive activities, a story, and a short hike. $3 per person including siblings 2 and over and adults. Prepaid registration required.

Nature Adventures: Crazy About Cattails

Thursday, August 19 and Friday, August 20, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows or stories, crafts, hands-on activities, and discovery time on the trail. $3 per person including siblings 2 and over and adults. Prepaid registration required.

Monarch Magic

Saturday, August 14, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Discover the magical mystery of the monarch migration to Mexico! See and indoor presentation, make a craft, search for caterpillars, and catch adults to tag and release for research. $4 per member, $5 per nonmember. Prepaid registration required.

Eco-Caching in El Paso County Parks

NOW through Saturday, August 28

A fun twist on Geocaching, an Eco-Cache brings you to see a place of interest. The location itself is the treasure! Take a day or all summer to visit 8 El Paso County park locations. Participants will be sent coordinates and site-specific questions upon registration. Prizes awarded upon completion. $10 per person (for prize). Prepaid registration required.

Jr. Bird Club

Saturday, August 28, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Nature lovers ages 8-17 are invited to practice their bird ID and nature observation skills in a social setting! In this meeting, we will focus on shorebirds. Craft and a good bit of walking included. Bring binoculars if you have them! $5 per child. Prepaid registration required. Space is very limited.