Through demonstration and hands-on application of resource management techniques, participants will be able to apply sound environmental stewardship practices through:
- Service Learning
- Environmental Education
- Leadership Development
- Challenging Outdoor Activities
Innovative monthly challenges will be hosted by Parks and Open Space staff from various specialties exposing participants to many different resource management issues and natural environments. Participants will earn community service hours while helping to protect parks and open spaces.
- September: Campout and Outdoor Skills Workshop
- October: Rock Climbing
- November: Volunteer Project
- December: Ranger Skills and Defensive Tactics
- January: City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Challenge
- February: Winter Survival
- March: Wildlife Interaction with Colorado Parks and Wildlife
- April: Mountain Biking Skills and Trail Building
- May: Outdoor Skills Triathlon
- Be between 14 and 18 years old as of September 1, 2017.
- Be open to challenging yourself, working as a positive team member and have a desire to contribute to your community.
- Show a willingness to be involved in outdoor activities, volunteer service and environmental stewardship.
- Attend all nine monthly challenges.