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Besieged Bees

 

Besieged Bees  suggested ages: 3rd -  6th grade
In this empowering program presented via interactive video conference, participants compare three types of bees, discover why bees are important, investigate their population decline, and generate ideas to help conserve and restore their numbers!

 

Please note that registrants will be sent a link to join the class 30 minutes prior to start time. We understand technical difficulties may occur, please contact registrar@butterflies.org with your questions.

 

Butterfly Pavilion Rainforest Yoga

Experience a rejuvenating yoga class in our tropical rainforest. Led by one of our rotating instructors, classes provide an amazing opportunity to transcend the hustle and bustle of daily life as you practice amongst the butterflies in our conservatory.

Refunds/Transfers: If you are no longer able to attend, please contact Butterfly Pavilion 48 hours before your class and you will be given the option to transfer your registration to a different date. No refunds are given once the class has been purchased, unless Butterfly Pavilion cancels the class for any reason.  No transfers will be allowed after the class has ended if the participant is unable to attend. 

 

Fri June 4: Are You Stronger Than a Bug? Single Day Camp

Are You Stronger Than a Bug?: Can you lift 10 times your bodyweight? What about 100? What bug would most likely win in a strength contest? Come join us in learning about the amazing bugs that are stronger than they look!

Friday May 21: Incredible Pets

Friday May 21: Incredible Pets Have you ever wanted a tarantula for a pet? What about a fish? How hard can it be to take care of these animals? Come learn all about the best practices for owning these animals someday, with parent permission of course!

General Admission Timed Entry Tickets

Starting May 28th, all guest ages 3 and older will be able to hold Rosie the tarantula. Purchasing a Rosie Returns ticket pack is not required to hold Rosie.

Rosie Returns Ticket 2 Pack includes 2 general admission tickets and 1 Rosie plush per ticket pack.

Rosie Returns Ticket 4 Pack includes 4 general admission tickets and 1 Rosie plush per ticket pack.

Colorado Backyard will continue to be closed 45 minutes past the hour for cleaning and reopen at the top of every hour.

Tickets only valid for the date and time selected. Tickets are non-refundable.

Please maintain social distance and limit your visit to 80 minutes and exit the facility.

Tickets must be reserved for children under 2.

 

All guests ages 11 and older are required to wear a mask to visit Butterfly Pavilion.

Macro Photography

Whether you’re a paparazzo or can’t figure out your camera, phone, join expert photographer Bob Krugmire for hands-on instruction that will teach you to maximize the potential of your camera! Leave with better skills, knowledge, and tons of fantastic close-up shots.  Space is limited!  Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Summer Camp Week 1: Zookeeper in Training

Zookeeper in Training: Do you like animals? Have you ever wondered how to take care of a tarantula? What about an octopus? Join us for a fun journey all about what it means to be a zookeeper and help take care of our animals for the week!

Summer Camp Week 10: Time Travelers

Time Travelers: Have you ever wondered about the underwater animals that ruled the Ordovician Period? What about the giant bugs of the Carboniferous Period? Come join us and learn all about the incredible bugs that lived during the Paleozoic Era!

Summer Camp Week 2: Kid vs. Wild

Kid vs Wild: Do you know how to use a map and compass? What about a first aid kit? Learn with us as we discover ways to explore nature and survive the great outdoors with or without these tools!

Summer Camp Week 3: Mythology

Mythology: Have you ever heard the story of how the moon was put in the sky by a spider? Or how the Milky Way was created by a beetle? Join us as we learn about the different myths and folklore of various cultures found all around the world!

Summer Camp Week 4: Aquatic Adventures

Aquatic Adventures: Have you ever wondered why water is important for living things? What about if the animals that live in freshwater are the same as the ones that live in saltwater? Come join us for a water themed week that will end with a splash!

Summer Camp Week 5: Fact or Fiction?

Fact or Fiction: Is The Lorax based on true facts? What about Octonauts or books by Eric Carle? Dive in with us as we discover what is fact or fiction in some of our favorite books, shows and games!

Summer Camp Week 6: Zookeeper in Training

Zookeeper in Training: Do you like animals? Have you ever wondered how to take care of a tarantula? What about an octopus? Join us for a fun journey all about what it means to be a zookeeper and help take care of our animals for the week!

Summer Camp Week 7: Kid vs. Wild

Kid vs Wild: Do you know how to use a map and compass? What about a first aid kit? Learn with us as we discover ways to explore nature and survive the great outdoors with or without these tools!

Summer Camp Week 8: Mythology

Mythology: Have you ever heard the story of how the moon was put in the sky by a spider? Or how the Milky Way was created by a beetle? Join us as we learn about the different myths and folklore of various cultures found all around the world!

Summer Camp Week 9: Aquatic Adventures

Aquatic Adventures: Have you ever wondered why water is important for living things? What about if the animals that live in freshwater are the same as the ones that live in saltwater? Come join us for a water themed week that will end with a splash!

Thurs June 3: Bug Beauty Pageant Single Day Camp

Bug Beauty Pageant: Do you think spiders are cute? What about a praying mantis? Can moths be prettier than butterflies? Come in for a fun-filled day where you will be surprised by the bugs that you used to think were scary, can actually be very beautiful.

Tripod Photography

Relish a quiet hour of tripod photography in the tropical rainforest before we open our doors to the public. Snap photos of awakening butterflies and exotic tropical flowers in the morning light. Sessions are offered monthly and begin at 7:45 am.

You may pre-register and pay online (preferred) or pay at the door.  Program is limited to 25 participants.

Cost:  $15 for non-members, $11.00 for members. Note: This session is self-guided. Participants supply own equipment.

If you are experiencing trouble with online registration, please email registrar@butterflies.org to sign up.

If you have questions about this program, please email mcopan@butterflies.org or call 720-974-1877

 

 

 

 

 

Tues June 1: Great Coral Reefs Single Day Camp

Great Coral Reefs: Is the Great Barrier Reef the same as the Florida Reef Tract? Do the same animals call the different reefs home? Dive in with us as we discover what animals inhabit these incredible reefs.

Weds June 2: Voracious Predators Single Day Camp

Voracious Predators: Dragonflies, spiders and sea stars, who is the top predator of this bug - eat - bug world? Come join us for a day for the different ways these bugs survive in order to thrive.

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