Grades 3-4 Camp at Rock Bottom Ranch

  • Nature Programs
ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch: 2001 Hooks Spur Rd, Basalt, CO 81621, USA
Jun 17 2024
Aug 02 2024

Schedules

Ranch Adventures JUNE (06/17/2024-06/21/2024)

Ranch Adv. JUNE: 4-day Camp MEMBER
$288.00
Ranch Adv. JUNE: 4-day Camp NON-MEMBER
$320.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed 
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

Come to Rock Bottom Ranch this summer to experience a week in the life of a farmer. Care for the ranch animals, work in the garden, take charge of egg collecting and learn to harvest ranch products to turn them into a delicious treat. Once your chores are done, head out into the preserve to explore the far reaches of the wetlands.

 

*No camp on Wednesday in observance of Juneteeth holiday

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 03/04/2024

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 3 to 4.

Mimicking Nature's Architects (06/24/2024-06/28/2024)

Mimicking Nature's: Standard Week-long Camp MEMBER
$360.00
Mimicking Nature's: Standard Week-long Camp NON-MEMBER
$400.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

How do bees build hives? How are trees used to create homes for forest animals and plants? How do animals and plants work together to build protective, nurturing environments? This week, we will explore our Hallam Lake environments to inspire our own natural structures and spaces.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 03/04/2024

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 3 to 4.

Add To Waitlist Simple Machines (07/01/2024-07/03/2024) Program is full

Simple Machines: 3-day Camp MEMBER Full - Waitlist available
$216.00
Simple Machines: 3-day Camp NON-MEMBER Full - Waitlist available
$240.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu 
  • Fri 
  • Sat 

Description

Do you ever wonder how things work or how they are made? Do you like to solve problems or do challenges? Throughout this week of hands-on investigations we will ask and answer questions about real life on the ranch. From how simple machines make life on the ranch possible to how food gives us energy, we will discover the mysteries behind Rock Bottom Ranch.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 03/04/2024

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 3 to 4.

Add To Waitlist Wilderness Adventures (07/08/2024-07/12/2024) Program is full

Wilderness Adventures: Standard Week-long Camp MEMBER Full - Waitlist available
$360.00
Wilderness Adventures: Standard Week-long Camp NON-MEMBER Full - Waitlist available
$400.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

Can you light a one-match fire? What do elk do when they're caught in a lightning storm? What leaf can soothe a nettle sting? Join us to find out! ACES’ environmental educators are experts in helping you develop basic mountain knowledge ranging from map-and-compass navigation to outdoor risk management and decision making. By the final day, you will know how to use natural materials to protect yourself from the elements, pack the perfect daypack, and identify local edible plants. Home base is Rock Bottom Ranch, but you’ll test your skills on numerous hikes and field trips during this week of adventuring!

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 03/04/2024

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 3 to 4.

Patterns on the Ranch (07/15/2024-07/19/2024)

RBR Patterns: Standard week-long Camp MEMBER
$360.00
RBR Patterns: Standard week-long Camp NON-MEMBER
$400.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

This week you will observe the natural world around Rock Bottom Ranch—its plants, animals, ponds, and rivers—to decode the patterns . We will explore patterns in water, soil, vegetables, water, forests, flowers, and MORE! Let your creativity run wild!

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 03/04/2024

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 3 to 4.

Add To Waitlist Ranch Adventures JULY (07/22/2024-07/26/2024) Program is full

Ranch Adv. JULY: Standard Week-long Camp MEMBER Full - Waitlist available
$360.00
Ranch Adv. JULY: Standard Week-long Camp NON-MEMBER Full - Waitlist available
$400.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

Come to Rock Bottom Ranch this summer to experience a week in the life of a farmer. Care for the ranch animals, work in the garden, take charge of egg collecting and learn to harvest ranch products to turn them into a delicious treat. Once your chores are done, head out into the preserve to explore the far reaches of the wetlands.

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 03/04/2024

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 3 to 4.

Add To Waitlist Farmer's Kitchen (07/29/2024-08/02/2024) Program is full

Farmers Kitchen: Standard Week-long Camp MEMBER Full - Waitlist available
$360.00
Farmers Kitchen: Standard Week-long Camp NON-MEMBER Full - Waitlist available
$400.00
  • Sun 
  • Mon9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 

Description

Put on your apron and boots and come to the ranch ready to explore the delicious world of food and the inspiring systems of regenerative agriculture. Spend the week watering, harvesting, washing, chopping, mixing, and best of all—tasting food! Participants will become comfortable on the farm and in the kitchen. See what creations you come up with!

Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 03/04/2024

Restrictions

Participants must be entering grades 3 to 4.

In-person location

ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch: 2001 Hooks Spur Rd, Basalt, CO 81621, USA

Description

For students entering grades 3 or 4 in the fall, our week-long day camps are based on exploration, teamwork, having fun, and asking questions about the natural world. ACES' environmental educators will be your guides for hands-on learning experiences at our sites and beyond!