Wild Bear Nature Center is now open!

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At Wild Bear, children enjoy outdoor studies at Mud Lake and the surrounding areas of Nederland. Wild Bear incorporates science, ecology, arts, writing, primitive skills, and more into our programming to inspire a love of nature and encourage children’s natural curiosity.

We are excited to offer five days a week of Full Day Nature Enrichment Programs for Children 5-12 years old. Each session and age group will focus on a specific theme and align with their grade level studies. Wild Bear will bring the learning of all subjects into the outdoors of our beautiful Nederland area! 

Age groups: 

NederRangers: 5-6 year olds

Wild Naturalists: 7-8 year olds

Wild Adventurers: 9-12 year olds

What activities will children do in January?

Theme: Wild Winter Scientists!

Week 1: Snow School! Learn the ins and outs of the beautiful snowflakes, snow pact, the wonders of watersheds and more!

Week 2: Experimental Madness. Discover the steps of the scientific method and become a mad scientist.

Week 3: In Honor Of: This week we’ll honor the legends of all kinds! Study MLK and other important historical scientists/activists

Week 4: STEAM: Dig into the power of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math!



January Nature Enrichment: Wild Winter Scientists!



Wednesday, January 01, 2020–Friday, January 31, 2020
All Day


Wild Bear Nature Center

20 Lakeview Drive
Nederland, CO, 80466