What is Taught at Outdoor Lab?
Mount Evans and Windy Peak Outdoor Lab Schools give students the opportunity to explore and experience subjects such as earth science, wildlife biology, astronomy, and forestry in a unique mountain setting. By engaging the students in problem solving, team building, decision-making and social interaction, the Outdoor Lab program helps to prepare Jeffco students for successful futures. Click HERE for an overview of the classes taught at Outdoor Lab.
Windy Peak –
Located 9 miles outside of Bailey, Colorado, Windy Peak is nestled on 225 acres adjacent to the Colorado Trail. It was the Sylvania of the Rockies summer camp at one point. It boasts historic buildings and artifacts, a Kiwanis Astronomy lab, a trout pond maintained by Trout Unlimited, cabin accommodations and breathtaking views. Click here to visit the Windy Peak website.
Mount Evans –
Situated on 525 acres outside of Evergreen, Colorado, Mount Evans is a historic property originally known as the Dodge Ranch. The site boasts a historic lodge and out-buildings, an astronomy center, trout pond maintained by Trout Unlimited, dormitory style housing and incredible views. Click here to visit the Mount Evans website.
Did you not get all of your questions answered?
Do you have specific questions about your student's upcoming experience? Please contact Tarah Blazek, the Outdoor Lab Program Coordinator.