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.
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#tbt Circa 2000 when Sombrero Marsh was being restored from a dump site into a protected wetland.
Who can tell us what this is and what it's used for?!
Each year, Thorne connects more than 9,000 youth ages 3-15 to nature through its joyful, hands-on, place-based In-School Programs and Field Trips. “The instructor engaged the students in every way. […]
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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