June 8, 2017
Vivienne Jannatpour, (303) 678-6277
Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Now Accepting Applications for Teens
Boulder County, Colo. - The
Left Hand Outdoor Challenge (LHOC) is now accepting applications for its sixth
free program is designed for Boulder County-area teens ages 14-18 and seeks to
teach about various careers in natural resources as well as to develop new
upcoming LHOC season will span from September 2017 to May 2018 and participation
consists of attending one Wednesday evening meeting and one full day Saturday
challenge per month.
the upcoming 2017/2018 season LHOC participants will be able to engage in the
and Outdoor Skills Workshop
- October: Rock Climbing
- December: Ranger Skills
and Defensive Tactics
- January: City of Boulder
Open Space and Mountain Parks Challenge
- February: Winter Survival
- March: Wildlife
Interaction with Colorado Parks and Wildlife
- April: Mountain Biking
Skills and Trail Building
- May: Outdoor Skills Triathlon
program has received awards from the Colorado Alliance for Environmental
Education for best new environmental program, the National Association of
Counties Achievement Award for Children and Youth, and a Boulder County
Pinnacle Award from the Board of County Commissioners.
more information and to apply, visit www.BoulderCountyOpenSpace.org/challenge, contact Park
Ranger Sarah Andrews at 720-261-2495, or email LHOC@bouldercounty.org.
To check out photos and challenges from past
years, go to the Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/lefthandchallenge.