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Young Experimenters

Location: Fort Collins

Event/Activity Description

The Environmental Learning Center at CSU offers after-school programs for schools in the Poudre School District. Formats can vary to meet the needs of your school and families, though a typical format is to meet weekly for six weeks. These programs focus on learning through hands-on indoor and outdoor environmental education experiences.

Program Details:

  • Each program can be adapted for either K -2nd  or 3rd -5th  grade
  • 20 students per program maximum
  • Incorporates State Educational Standards and school’s academic goals
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Includes outdoor activities, as weather permits
  • $50/child for each 6-week program; Scholarships available

In the Young Experimenters program, students will participate in hands-on experiments from environmental disciplines of science such as geology and meteorology. By using the scientific method, recording data and running experiments, students will study and connect with the natural environment.

Event/Activity Details

Target Populations:

K-5 Students

Program Type:

Stand-alone program

Instructional Delivery Methods:


Participation Fees:

Paid Program

Description of Fees:


CSU at National Western Center Theme:

Urban Ecology

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Primary Contact

Environmental Learning Center

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