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 250,000 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.
We sure had a great time today at the Spring In-Service Day Event with Jeff and Paige. Thanks to everyone who braved the rain and squeezed in to enjoy a fun day of activities and nature-themed music. Have a great weekend!
We had a fun-filled BVSD Field Trip at Sombrero Marsh today! The kids read a story about nature in our reading nest. #SnowWontStopUs
“If we want children to flourish, to become truly empowered, let us allow them to love the earth before we ask them to save it.” – David Sobel
Since 1957, Thorne Summer Camp in Boulder and Littleton has been connecting youth to nature! Each summer, Thorne offers more than 150 Camp Experiences for youth ages 3-15. Thorne’s Camp […]
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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