Friday, 09 March 2018

Register for Science Camp 2018!

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Science Camp 2018 is scheduled for July 29th through August 2nd. Our goals are to create awareness of environmental issues, resource sustainability, land and habitat conservation. Our program provides the opportunity to experience this unique environment, to expand knowledge of the natural world and to instill a sense of stewardship and personal responsibility.

Camp begins with orientation on Sunday evening, July 29th. There are three workshops offered daily, Monday through Thursday. Workshops in hydroelectricity, geology, astronomy, animal husbandry and Everson Ranch, aquatic entomology, plant ecology, photography, a bat hike to the Orient Mine, along with yoga, art, campfires and s'mores. The science is geared to children age 7 - 12, with a maximum of 30 participants.

A commitment for the entire week is required and parent or guardian must be present on OLT property. There is no fee for the camp. New this year there will be a cancellation fee of $25 per child if you cancel after May 31st. Parents may tag along and enjoy the workshops or visit the hot springs. Reservations and hot springs passes are required and not included in camp registration. All membership guidelines apply, be sure to make advanced reservations for hot springs use, we do reach capacity everyday in July!

Science Camp 2018 is supported by a Saguache County Sales Tax Grant and Orient Land Trust! If you have questions or would like to register, please contact Rosie at 719-256-4315 or email

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Orient Land Trust is a nonprofit land trust
dedicated to the preservation of Valley View Hot Springs (VVHS) and its viewshed—
including natural and biologic resources, agricultural lands, wildlife habitat,
open space, and historic and geologic features of the northern San Luis Valley—
for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.