Classroom Called Nature
Environmental and Experiential Education for Schools
Highlands has 285 acres between the elevations of 8200 to 9400 feet. The meadows, steams, pond, and cliffs offer targeted highlights of Colorado’s Montane ecosystem, and glimpses of the Foothills Ponderosa Pine Woodlands life zone below. Those hiking Three Crosses can even get a sampling of the of Colorado’s subalpine biome. We have miles of circuit trails offering whole ranges of environmental experiences
Highlands has year-round lodging and meeting spaces for school groups up to 120. Please come schedule a tour!
At this time – we can offer custom tailored programs for schools one class at a time (up to 25 students). Further, we can offer program support and training for school groups of all sizes.
Experiential Learning Associates offers a whole range of fully staffed programming
Environmental Education Courses (from Highlands)
Pond and Stream comparison study (or either individually)
Geology – Moving Mountains
Predator Prey simulation
Team building – course
Team building – anywhere
Math and or Technology
Orienteering 1 – Secrets of the Mountain
Orienteering 2 – Which way?
Interactive Social Studies
Civilizations and geography