February 7, 2022 – Bear Creek Nature Center presents their March event schedule. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status.

Little Wonders: Snouts & Sniffers

Wed, Mar 30 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. & 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

$3 per person including siblings and adults. Discover the world of nature with your 2 or 3 year old.

Nature Explorers: Green is Great!

Wed, Mar 16, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. & Thurs, Mar 17, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

$3 per person including siblings and adults. Discover the world of nature with your 4 or 5 year old.

March Forest Bathing Walks

Saturday, March 5, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. & Saturday, March 19, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Experience the therapeutic practice of Shinrinyoku and awaken your senses with a slow, mindful walk through the woods and a beautiful tea ceremony.

More info at: www.listeningpines.com

Prepaid registration required. $30 per person/$20 per member

Sustainability Series: Organic Vegetable Gardening – Tips for Success

Saturday, March 12, 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Taught by experienced gardeners from Bear Creek Garden Association. Topics include: starting vegetable plants indoors, best vegetable varieties, organic pest control and fertilizers, plant protection, and square foot gardening.

For information about the community garden in Bear Creek Park, see: www.bearcreekgardens.org

$4 per person/$3 per member

Kids’ Night Out: Full Moon Celebration

Friday, March 18, 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Caregivers, enjoy an evening to yourselves while your child spends an evening at Bear Creek. Full “Worm Moon” night hike, educational games, activities and a craft. Dinner included.

$20 per child/$15 per member child

Active Adults: COS History Walk Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment

Saturday, March 19, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join us for a history walk downtown led by COS Pioneer Museum staff. What did suffrage mean to the lives of women in the Pikes Peak Region? By examining the historic working-class neighborhood of south downtown, we will discover women’s stories of work, activism and philanthropy. Learn how the 19th Amendment paved the way for women to actively advocate for themselves, their families and their community.

$6 per person/$5 per member

Spring Break Camp: Colorado-Land

Monday-Friday, March 21-25, 9:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Sign up your child (1st – 5th grade) for spring break camp! From prairie to peak, our state is great! During this week of camp, we will immerse ourselves in state symbols, natural history highlights, and notable fun factoids about the Centennial State. Of course, the week will include ample time outdoors hiking, playing, and exploring in the Colorado sunshine!

$150 per child/$140 per member child

CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor

719-520-6388 | maryjolewis@elpasoco.com

Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com