KSPA CAP Field Day Chatfield


KSPA CAP Explores the Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Last week, the KIPP: Sunshine Peak Academy (KSPA) CAP Club headed out for an exciting second field day at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms. The group was very adaptable after their original plan to visit The GrowHaus had to be changed, and they embraced the spontaneity on a trip filled with games, learning,… Read more »

KSPA CAP Winter Field Day


KSPA CAP Play Okay/No Way on Field Day, Yay!

Last Saturday, CAP students from KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy (KSPA) headed out for an exciting winter field day filled with games, laughter, and lots of playtime in the snow! After ensuring everyone had the all necessary gear and a delicious packed lunch, the crew loaded up in the Cottonwood van and made their way up… Read more »

KSPA CAP Club Reflections Fall 2019


KSPA CAP Club Semester Reflections and Video Fall 2019

With nine weeks of CAP behind them and only one more week to go, the CAP students at KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy (KSPA) spent some time reflecting on their experiences together. Each student wrote what they refer to as a “gist statement”; a few sentences that give a sense of/a gist about their understanding of… Read more »

KSPA CAP Field Day 3


KSPA CAP Club Bundles Up for a Silly, Snowy Field Day

On November 1st, KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy (KSPA) CAP students headed out for an exciting fall field day full of snowball fights and primitive camping skills. Due to the cold weather, the group decided to forgo their original plans of camping out near Jamestown. They swiftly switched gears and decided to spend the day adventuring… Read more »

KSPA CAP Re:Vision Field Day


Vlog: Re:Vision Field Day with KSPA CAP

Cottonwood Institute Staff and community members joined up with the CAP class from KSPA for a volunteer project at Re:Vision, an urban farming co-op in Westwood. KSPA CAP instructor Eva put together this video of the day! See more photos and videos from the day here! Thanks to Re:Vision for having us. Learn more about… Read more »

KSPA CAP Spring Overnight


KSPA CAP Students Wrap Up their Semester at Cal-Wood

CAP students from KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy (KSPA) embarked on their last weekend adventure for the semester at Cal-Wood Education Center. Prepared with a van full of gear and food, the group left the school, the city, and their technology(!) behind for a two-day, one-night adventure they will remember forever. The group arrived at their… Read more »

KSPA CAP Club Students


KSPA CAP Club Students Report on Water Unit, Field Trip

The students of KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy (KSPA) worked together to create “news briefings” to share what they have done over the last month in CAP club, including their recent Field Day to Denver’s Johnson Habitat Park. A mixture of professionalism and silliness ensued as the students got into “newscaster” mode with their scripts: After… Read more »