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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.

 

Bug Bites

 

Bug Bites   3rd  8th grade

Bugs for dinner?! This program reveals how common bug-eating really is in our own lives and in other cultures around the world!  Bone(less) appétit! 

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.

 

Butterflies in Our Backyard

 

Butterflies in our Backyard (all ages)

As spring returns, so do some beautiful pollinators! Explore the diverse and incredible world of butterflies from the migratory Monarchs to the high-altitude Hairstreak! Learn about ways you can participate in Citizen Science and monitor the butterflies where you live as we answer the question,  What butterflies live in our backyard? 

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 March 12: Exploring Freshwater

Friday March 12: Freshwater Can sea jellies live in freshwater? What is the difference between freshwater animals and saltwater animals? How much freshwater is there in the world? Come join us as we learn about freshwater and the habitat it creates for some incredible animals.

General Admission Timed Entry Tickets

TIMED ENTRY TICKETS ALLOW 80 MINUTES TO EXPLORE ALL EXHIBITS.

Tickets must be reserved for children under 2.

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

Late arrivals after 15 minutes will not be accommodated.

Tickets are only valid for the date and time selected.

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

All guests ages 3 and above are required to wear a mask to visit Butterfly Pavilion.

SNAP card, Library Adventure, five by five, and free pass holders must call 720-531-9375 to reserve tickets during front desk hours 9 am - 4:15 pm. Discount cannot be applied online.

 

Spring Break Camp - Full Week

 

Spring Break: Colorado Ecosystems

 

Have you ever wondered how animals in your backyard are different than those in the mountains? What about plants in the prairie vs. the plants in the wetlands? Come join us as we learn about the different plants and animals in the different biomes found in our home state. 

 

 

Spring Break Camp Mon - Wild Prairies

Monday: Wild Prairies Do tarantulas migrate down South? Are prairie dogs important for ecosystem health? What about ants? Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the prairie home.

Spring Break Camp: Fri - Urban Ecosystems

Friday: Urban Are honey bees the only pollinators? Do centipedes like to live in or homes? What about spiders? Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the urban home.

Spring Break Camp: Thurs - Awesome Alpines

Thursday: Alpine Does moss grow in the alpines? Do spiders live on the top of the mountains? What about butterflies? Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the alpine home.

Spring Break Camp: Thurs - Mighty Mountains

Wednesday: Mountain Have you ever wondered where our state butterfly lives? What about if beetles harm the trees in the mountains or help them? Are wolves good for the environment or do they harm the environment. Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the mountains home.

Spring Break Camp: Tues - Wild Wetlands

Tuesday: Wetland Do dragonflies fly really fast? Are beavers important for wetland health? What kind of plants grow in a wetland? Come spend the day learning about the incredible animals that help make the wetland home.

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!

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