May 10, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for June. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/.
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.
Nature Adventures: Underwater Wonders
Thursday, June 3 and Friday, June 4, 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.
2s & 3s Outdoors: Baby Birds
Thursday, June 24 and Friday, June 25, 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.
Jr. Camp Aide Training
Thursday, June 3, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Teens 14 years and older who have completed a written application and been interviewed and selected may attend this special training to prepare them for nature camp assistant duties. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Eco-Caching in El Paso County Parks
Tuesday, June 4 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. Prepaid registration required.
Active Adults: Hike with a Geek
Saturday, June 19, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Hike with a Geek Day by joining one of our naturalists for a walk that’s nerdy by nature! Scientific names and their meanings, biological processes, and odd trivia will make this a n informative trip to geek out over! $5 per person, $4 per member. Prepaid registration required.