Educational Programs

Learning from Home

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak and the statewide stay-at-home order, in-person education programs have been canceled. If you are healthy, we encourage you to get outside in your neighborhood while adhering to 6’ physical distancing. Take advantage of these environmental education materials for kids to do at or near home:

Check this page in the coming days and weeks as more resources and activities will be added.

Education Programs for All Ages

Discover wildlife, plants, geology, astronomy, local history, and more in programs designed for preschoolers to adults.

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School Programs

History and nature programs are offered to complement school curriculum for grades 2 – 5.

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Heidi teaching

CSU Extension Programs

The Jefferson County CSU Extension offers a variety of programs for all ages, including Native Plant Master classes, 4-H programs, and summer day camps.

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Land Stewardship Series

This seminar series from Jefferson County Invasive Species Management provides an understanding of Jeffco lands and ecology. Events are usually held the third Wednesday of the month at the Jeffco Open Space Headquarters.

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Kids showing the seeds they found during school program

Request an Educator

Join Jeffco Open Space educators to discover wildlife, plants, geology, astronomy, local history, and more in programs designed for everyone from preschoolers to adults. Educational programs take place in Jeffco Open Space parks and facilities year-round. 

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Ranger teaches animal traces class for adults