Growth and Change Continues at Cal-Wood this Spring

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Blog, News and Events

Growth and Change Continues at Cal-Wood this Spring

If you read our fall update last year, you know that Cal-Wood is in the midst of a major growth period. We are experiencing increased demand for all of our programs and we are growing in response. Spring is underway. Our school program (watch the video) has been a huge success already this spring with 1,267 students having attended so far. 4,000 total students are scheduled to attend in 2016, an increase compared to the 3,775 students who attended last year. Summer is...

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What Makes Cal-Wood Unique? Filling Gaps in Environmental Education

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Blog, News and Events

What Makes Cal-Wood Unique? Filling Gaps in Environmental Education

Thousands of children visit Cal-Wood every year through our school program (see the video). We’ve been looking at what factors make these children more or less likely to continue getting outside and appreciating nature after they leave Cal-Wood. Recent studies have identified that when a child’s family participates in outdoor recreation regularly, the child is more encouraged to continue going outdoors and more likely to grow up caring about environmental stewardship....

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CO Child Care Tax Credit: Donate to Cal-Wood and Save on Your Taxes

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Blog, News and Events

CO Child Care Tax Credit: Donate to Cal-Wood and Save on Your Taxes

Did you know that making a monetary contribution to Cal-Wood may qualify you to claim an income tax credit? Cal-Wood Education Center is a licensed Colorado Child Care Provider. The Colorado Child Care Contribution Tax Credit is available to both corporations and individuals. Colorado taxpayers may claim a state income tax credit of 50% of the total contribution. This means your tax deductible donation not only receives your normal deduction, it’s also eligible for a...

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Dec. 3rd is our Annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Blog, News and Events

Dec. 3rd is our Annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser

We will be having our annual Christmas Tree Fundraising event this year on Saturday, December 3rd. If you have come in the past and didn’t receive an email invitation this year, please let us know. We have a limited number of spots left so please contact us as soon as possible if you would like to sign up. Specify if you have come in the past, or if this will be your first time. If you are a first time attendee, we will put your name on a waiting list. ...

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Cal-Wood is Growing!

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Blog, News and Events

Cal-Wood is Growing!

Having recovered from the 2013 flood, we’ve experienced an increase in program growth. During 2014-15 we had great response and support from participating schools, and the Environmental Education for K-12 Schools program grew! In 2014-15 we served 3,783 students, including 1,153 low-income students. This was our best year yet! Summer of 2015 was also a successful time, with an increase in summer campers — 351 total campers participated, including 100...

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