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Weekly Outdoor Clinic Calendar

CAP students are expected to broaden their outdoor knowledge and skill base by tapping into the rich educational resources in their community. In order to accomplish this goal, students will take advantage of the free outdoor skills clinics, workshops, and slide shows offered by outdoor retail stores in the Colorado Front Range. Below are some… Read more »

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Quote for December 2, 2003

“This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.”

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Trip Log (TLOG) for November 15-16, 2003

The Community Adventure Program will document each overnight trip with the following Trip Log (TLOG) in order to create a logistical and planning resource for future classes. Below we have documented the details of our first weekend overnight camping trip outside of Nederland, Colorado. PRE-TRIP INFORMATION Basic Trip Information: Trip name- Survival Skills Weekend Dates-… Read more »

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Quote for November 21, 2003

“Ah, to be alive, on a mid-September morn, fording a stream, barefoot, pants rolled up, holding boots, pack on, sunshine, ice in the shallows, northern rockies. Rustle and shimmer of icy creek waters, stones turn underfoot, small and hard on toes, cold nose dripping, singing inside, creek music, heart music, smell of sun on gravel…. Read more »

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Exploring our Sense of Place

Today we began to discuss and explore our understanding of our individual sense of place. Some of us were born in Cambodia, Brazil, and throughout the United States, but we all currently live in Boulder, Colorado and are connected to the land that surrounds this amazing town. We were fortunate to have Lynne Sullivan, an… Read more »

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Quote for November 19, 2003

“There is a great deal of talk these days about saving the environment. We must, for the environment sustains our bodies. But as humans, we also require the support of our spirits, and this is what certain kinds of places provide. The catalyst that converts any physical location

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Weekly Outdoor Clinic Calendar

CAP students are expected to broaden their outdoor knowledge and skill base by tapping into the rich educational resources in their community. In order to accomplish this goal, students will take advantage of the free outdoor skills clinics, workshops, and slide shows offered by outdoor retail stores in the Colorado Front Range. Below are some… Read more »

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Quote for November 18, 2003

“How strange and wonderful is our home, our earth, With its swirling vaporous atmosphere, Its flowing and frozen climbing creatures, The croaking things with wings that hang on rocks And soar through fog, the furry grass, the scaly seas

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Three Part Journal Entry, by Cailin Marsden

Tuesday, November 4, 2003: * Garth Schaffer from Service Learning Colorado came and talked about projects we could do to improve our community and showed us a movie. * Class thought up some ideas for community improving projects Wednesday, November 5, 2003: * We got a sheet concerning the camping trip supplies that we will… Read more »