We provide students with learning opportunities in Colorado’s outdoor environments. We foster growth of the whole child and strengthen classroom connections through experiences that link learners to the natural world.
Balarat Outdoor Education, Igniting Curiosity and Confidence through Experiences in the Natural World
Growth: We seek out new and challenging experiences that build confidence and perspective.
Experiential: We engage our students in experiential education to ignite curiosity and provide opportunities for discovery.
Whole Child: We strive to ensure that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged during their Balarat experience.
Natural World: We foster a connection with nature. At Balarat, nature is the teacher, and the learning is authentic.
Inclusive: Balarat is a safe and welcoming learning environment for students and staff of all backgrounds and ability.
Collaboration: From program governance to student participation, Balarat seeks to empower individuals and to build respectful communities.