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 59 years of connecting youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences. During the past five 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 7,000 Boulder County and Front Range youth each year.
Did you know that you and your kiddos can visit Thorne's Sombrero Marsh Environmental Education Center on your own? Come by, grab an exploration backpack, and head out to explore on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1-5 PM! http://ow.ly/rmKQn
Do you love to explore nature with the children in your life? Thorne welcomes you and your little ones to the Sombrero Marsh Environmental…
Our landscape renovation at Sombrero Marsh is well underway, but with the Arctic air blowing in, we need help spreading mulch over our new transplants! If you can help TODAY, please comment here or email email@example.com. Stay warm, everyone!
“I couldn’t believe how much the students learned, how engaged they were, and how much fun they have. They continue to talk about their Thorne experience. The instructor did a […]
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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Boulder, CO 80308