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Traveling Trunks Classroom Presentation  Program, City of Colorado Springs

An informational flyer about Colorado Springs Traveling Trunks Program

Educational programs offered by our partner the City of Colorado Springs, Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS) Program.

• November — May
• Tuesday — Friday
• 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
• 3rd through 6th grade
• 45 minute presentations
• Up to 35 students per presentation – Up to 2 presentations for the same trunk per visit
Each trunk is presented by park staff and contains hands-on objects, maps, artifacts,
primary source documents, and lesson plans. The trunks provide exciting opportunities for
exploration of and a unique perspective into the natural world of the Pikes Peak Region.

Available Trunks:
• Bones N’ Stones - Archaeology
• Rocks in a Box - Digging into Geology
• Skins N’ Skulls - Mammal Types
• What’s in your Watershed? - Water Ecology
• Get Fired Up! - Wildfire Ecology

Please make an online request to your school district’s Volunteer Coordinator or Volunteer Services program for a Traveling Trunk presentation.

Questions? Contact Gillian Rossi at

*Traveling Trunks meet 2020 Colorado Academic Standards: 3rd through 6th grade Science, Social Studies, and Reading,
Writing, and Communicating