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Nature Play Drop-in Programs

Free Drop-in Nature Play Programs

Free nature play programs designed to connect children to nature, outdoor play and learning.

We provide the fun, you provide the supervision. Nature explorers need to be prepared for any type of weather.


Children simply drop-in, sign-up and have fun!

Days and Times

June - August • Mondays & Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Location

Meet just west of the Boulder Main Library bridge, on the south side of the creek. Go to the Boulder Main Library parking lot at 1001 Arapahoe Ave. Walk west along Arapahoe Ave. past the library. Turn right before the West Senior Center and follow the path into the labyrinth/nature play area. Look for whirly gigs, colorful fabrics and a teepee.

Program description

Nature play promotes daily contact with our natural environment and outdoor space.  The aim of nature play is to create a greater appreciation for, and awareness of, the natural environment.

Come celebrate summer and bring out the adventurer that is hibernating inside every child.  You supply the supervision and we supply the fun!

FAQs

  1. Do I need to register? No
  2. Is it a free program?  Yes
  3. What are the ages of children attending? All ages between 2 and 12.
  4. Where is the nature play program located? Go to the Boulder Main Library parking lot at 1001 Arapahoe Ave. Walk west along Arapahoe Ave. past the library. Turn right before the West Senior Center and follow the path into the labyrinth/nature play area. Look for whirly gigs, colorful fabrics and a teepee.
  5. Do we drop-off and pick-up children? No, adult supervision is required during the two hour program.

Weekly Themes

June 19 & 21 - Pigeon Private Eye

June 26 & 28 - Here Comes the Sun

July 5 - Fairies, Gnomes and Hobbits

July 10 & 12 - A Fort of One's Own

July 24 & 26 - Water Under the Bridge

July 31 & Aug. 2 - Fairies, Gnomes and Hobbits

Aug. 7 & 9 - Three Little Twigs

Aug 14 & 16 - Water Under the Bridge

For more upcoming nature play opportunities, please visit the Nature Play web page for a list of activities and events.

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