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.
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Thorne Nature Experience Summer Camp is offering a "reel" fun, new "Camp Experience" in Littleton – Fly Fishing II. Designed for intermediate fly fishers, Fly Fishing II will spend less time on the basics of gear and casting and more time on the water exploring the best fly fishing spots along the Waterton Canyon watershed. Building on basic skills, campers will be challenged with more advanced skills like new knots, different casting techniques, and selecting the proper flies. Campers learn about the ecology of fly fishing, such as understanding hatches, the life cycles of insects and fish, and ethical approaches to interacting with the natural world. This “Camp Experience” has at least two instructors, and is for ages 9-15. Register today!
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 Experiences allow youth to explore in nature and offer just the right mix of fun and hands-on learning. Popular “C…
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You are out in the forest and looking at the glorious plant life surrounding you. Whether you are a beginner and have never identified one plant, or a Botany professor at a university, you might appreciate this refreshingly simple approach to plant identification. I remember lovingly (and sometimes…
Did you know that Thorne Nature Experience is a member of Community Shares of Colorado? Community Shares is a workplace-giving organization. Ask your workplace's HR department about giving to Thorne through Community Shares. A donation of just $1 a day will provide a camper with a scholarship to attend Thorne Summer Camp, spending the summer outdoors, having fun and connecting to nature instead of spending it indoors.
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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