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Unwind after a busy work day by taking a fun hike to Woods Quarry. Follow naturalist Suzanne Michot to one of the historic stone quarries within the City of Boulder Open Space Mountain Parks. Find out about this unique place and the interesting plants and animals of the area. You’ll also learn some of the history and geology of the quarry. The hike is approximately 2.5 miles round trip with a 700 foot elevation gain. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and rain gear.  Meet at the Chautauqua Dining Hall. No pets, please. Please fill out an adult waiver prior to the hike. The waiver can be found on our website.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM; starting 8/2/2018, ending 8/2/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Chautauqua Park Location : 
  Chautauqua Park.

Room :  Chautauqua Dining Hall

Instructor : Suzanne Michot 

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Join naturalist Suzanne Michot on a hike to discover Mt. Sanitas’ follies, falcons and flakes. Over three rocky miles you will gain about 500 feet and learn some of the history, traditions and geology of one of Boulder’s most interesting parks. Come and find out how Mt. Sanitas got its name! Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. No pets, please. Rain date: Oct 4.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM; starting 9/27/2018, ending 9/27/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Centennial Trailhead Location : 
  Centennial Trailhead.

Room :  parking lot near restrooms

Instructor : Suzanne Michot 

Please read: Rain date: Oct.4



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Discover how the histories of Chautauqua and Open Space Mountain Parks (OSMP) are woven together. We will stop along the way to view historic Chautauqua and OSMP structures and observe where Lyons sandstone was quarried for some of the buildings in Boulder. We'll discuss the amazing flora, fauna and geology of the area. Parts of trail can be rocky. Please wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots and bring water. The hike is about 3 miles round trip with an elevation gain of around 700 feet. Meet at the Chautauqua Dining Hall. No pets, please. Please fill out an adult waiver prior to the hike at bvsd.org/lll.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM; starting 9/6/2018, ending 9/6/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Chautauqua Dining Hall Location : 
  Chautauqua Dining Hall.

Room :  Dining Hall

Instructor : Suzanne Michot 



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Follow naturalist Suzanne Michot up the trail between the 1st and 2nd Flatirons, where you will be close enough to touch these famous rocks! There'll be stops along the way to discover the geology, history and traditions behind Boulder's infamous Flatirons.  We’ll hike to the base of the 1st Flatiron and possibly beyond, depending on the pace of the group. Wear hiking boots and bring water, a snack, and rain gear. Miles: at least 3. Elevation gain: at least 700 feet. Meet at the Chautauqua Dining Hall. Please complete an adult waiver that can be found at bvsd.org/lll prior to hike.  Rain date: Sept 16.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM; starting 9/15/2018, ending 9/15/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Chautauqua Park Location : 
  Chautauqua Park.

Room :  Dining Hall

Instructor : Suzanne Michot 

Please read: Rain date: Sept 16



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Join naturalist Suzanne Michot on a hike to discover Mt. Sanitas’ follies, falcons and flakes. Over three rocky miles you will gain about 500 feet and learn some of the history, traditions and geology of one of Boulder’s most interesting parks. Come and find out how Mt. Sanitas got its name! Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. No pets, please.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 8/4/2018, ending 8/4/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Centennial Trailhead Location : 
  Centennial Trailhead.

Room :  parking lot near restrooms

Instructor : Suzanne Michot 



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Build your boating confidence and competence for safe and fun on-the-water adventures. Enjoy Colorado’s lakes, coastal waterways and the world’s oceans with key seamanship skills including boat maneuvering, skipper's responsibilities and marine techniques. Whether you want to cast off by sail or in a powerboat, you will learn about navigation rules, the behavior of different types of boats, anchoring, docking and line handling, responding to emergencies and marlinespike/basic knots. Materials fee: $50.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 9 sessions; starting 1/9/2019, ending 3/6/2019

Tuition: $150.00

Materials Cost: $50.00

Location : Mountain View United Methodist Church Location : 
  Mountain View United Methodist Church.

Room :  classroom

Instructor : Vince Comella 



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