ELK has spent more than 25 years building an inclusive and diverse community of inspired environmental stewards in Colorado.

Inspire

youth to have high expectations of themselves by exposing them to the outdoors and engaging them in service-learning projects. For many of the youth ELK serves, it’s their first experience with the outdoors.

Educate

youth by endowing them with increased academic skills, civic and community leadership, environmental stewardship, and employment opportunities.

Transform

youth by endowing them with increased academic skills, civic and community leadership, environmental stewardship, and employment opportunities.

Our Mission

Environmental Learning for Kids cultivates a passion in science, leadership, and service in a diverse community of learners.

Our Vision

We envision a world in which all people are caretakers of themselves, each other, and the natural world.

Our Values

Life-Long Learning

Diversity & Inclusiveness

Direct Experience in the Outdoors

Development of Human Potential

Our Impact

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Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK)

Our Programs are FREE for ELK Families

We love our ELK families! If your child is anywhere from 5 to 25 years old, we encourage you to enroll. Our programs are absolutely FREE for families. 

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