Rocky Mountain Conservancy- Field Institute

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Summer 2021 Camps for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students

We anticipate these camps being available in the Summer of 2021:

  • Academies for Young Minds:
    Grades K-8
  • Engineering Design Camps:
    Grades 9-12

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Persevering Pika: Secrets of Alpine Survival (K-12)

Course Number CT-1534-20M
Credit 0.50 semester credit hours
Location Rocky Mtn. Conservancy, Estes Park
Date August 1
Time 8:30am-5:00pm
Instructor Chris Ray
Coordinator Rachel Balduzzi, 970/586-3262 or
Fees Tuition Fee (payable during workshop) : $ 40.00
Registration Fee : $ 80.00

Have you ever wondered how non-hibernating animals like yourself might fare trying to survive in the alpine year-round? Watch the American pika demonstrate its survival strategy. Pikas and their hibernating neighbors, yellow-bellied marmots, chipmunks, and squirrels, are easy to watch in the summer and fall as they forage among the alpine wildflowers. Learn how to spot different animals behaviors that provide clues to how each survives the long, cold winter.

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