Forestry Field Day at Ben Delatour Scout Ranch
Time: 10 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Where: Ben Delatour Scout Ranch, 2331 County Road 68C, Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545
Cost: $3.00 (girl) / $0.00 (adult)
Fourth Grade and older Girl Scouts - Come on out to the Forestry Field Day and receive hands-on education about how trees grow and how to identify different trees. See how we care for our forests to keep them healthy. Discover how pine beetles and other insects are killing so many of Colorado’s trees. And take part in a forestry project.
This is the first year that this event is open to Girl Scouts! Cadettes taking part in this event can earn their Trees badge while other Girl Scout levels can complete a make your own badge (badges to be acquired by the girl on their own through the council shop).
To register, email Cindy at CampRegistration@longspeakbsa.org (with the Scout’s Name and GS Troop #) by April 14th. Cost for the day is $3.00 per Scout and can be paid at the door.
Girl Scouts 6th grade and up should report to the Coffin Shelter at 10:00 a.m. (there will be signs to direct you)
Girl Scouts 4th and 5th grades should report at the same location at 11:00 a.m.
Activities will end around 3:45 p.m.
Dress for cool weather and bring a lunch, water, pencil or pen and a desire to learn.
For more information contact Jamie Dahl at Jamie.firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-988-3667
Sponsored by: Colorado State Forest Service; Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University; Colorado-Wyoming Society of American Foresters; Colorado Forestry Association; Forest Products Society; Ben Delatour Scout Ranch—Longs Peak Council BSA; and many others.