Fun, Hands-on Learning Since 1954
Thorne Nature Experience, formerly Thorne Ecological Institute, was founded in Boulder, Colorado in 1954 by Dr. Oakleigh Thorne, II and is currently celebrating 60 years of connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences. During the past six decades, Thorne has connected more than 200,000 children, teens, and adults to nature and become a nationally recognized leader in the field of environmental education. Today, Thorne’s Summer Camp, In-School Program, and Field Trips reach more than 12,000 Boulder County and Front Range youth each year.
Happy Labor Day to all! Explore our lovely state of Colorado with "The 36 ways to enjoy the best of our state with your kid" in this 5280 article!
From hikes and races built for little legs to raising cultural and culinary adventurers, here are 36 ways to enjoy the best of our state with your kid. Trail Tykes Suit Up: Biking Gear For Your Small Cyclist
When shopping at Ideal Market for your BBQ ingredients this weekend, don't forget to bring your reusable bag and donate the bag credit to Thorne Nature Experience. Have a safe and fun Labor Day Weekend everyone!
Since 1957, Thorne Summer Camp in Boulder and Littleton has been connecting youth to nature! Each summer, Thorne offers 145 Camp Experiences for youth ages 3-15. Thorne’s Camp Experiences allow […]
Thorne’s Mission is to build Earth stewardship by connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences.
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