Monday-Friday7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lookout Mountain Nature Center invites you to schedule a fun, free, outdoor, educational program for your class or group! Our School and Group programs are great for school field trips, day camps, home school groups, scout troops, or any group youth or adult!
Pre-developed programs: Click on the program titles below to find out more about each program. These programs are perfect for classes or groups that are looking for a program with structure. Most coincide with Jefferson County Public Schools science curriculum. Please click on the titles below for more details. Availability is limited by the time of year.
Request An Educator: If one of our pre-developed programs does not fit your group's needs then Request An Educator! We can lead your group on a guided hike in one of our Jeffco Open Space parks. We can talk about almost any topic of interest to your group; wildflowers, trees, wildlife, birds, stewardship, history, etc.! Hikes will last about 1 hour.
We also offer a variety of year-round naturalist-guided programs for individuals and families. See our Nature Programs for more information.
See our School and Group Programs Frequently Asked Questions page.
or contact us atLMNC@jeffco.us720-497-7600
Requests are taken as early as 4 months but no later than 3 weeks in advance. Please choose three preferred dates to enter into your request form. Our programs are free, but we will require a $25 refundable deposit to guarantee your date.
Request An Educator: We accept requests year round (but availability may be limited.) Fill out the request form (pick any program) and put Request an Educator under ‘Any Additional Information’. Also, in the Any Additional Information box please include your preferences for start time & topics of interest.
Pre-developed programs: Currently, we are only accepting requests for ESI: Ecosystem Investigations program in April and May (to coincide with the Jeffco Public Schools 4th grade science unit). All other pre-developed programs will be available again in June.
Reimbursed bus fees!Public Schools with 30% or more students on the Free and Reduced Lunch program may qualify to have their transportation expenses reimbursed by Jeffco Outdoors Foundation. To find out more information please put the code: Reimbursed Bus - (include the county and name of your school) in the Additional Information box.
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