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 three 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 December?

Theme: Winter Wonders

Children will hit the trails, likely on snow shoes, to investigate the wonders of the winter seasons. They’ll uncover secrets of winter wildlife survival, snow science, and the meaning of the Winter Solstice.


Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays


December: Winter Wonders



Tuesday, December 01, 2020–Thursday, December 31, 2020
8:30 am–4:00 pm


Wild Bear Nature Center

20 Lakeview Drive
Nederland, CO, 80466