Aspen Community School

Welcome to the 1-2 classroom blog!

Welcome to the 1-2 classroom blog!

Happy summer, everyone! If you’re reading this blog post, then you’ve clearly done a magnificent job of navigating through our new school website. Good for you! We are putting the pieces together to set up for another successful year in our 1-2 learning center. Our back-to-school letter was sent out by Cindy, so be sure to check your email for more specific information about the first few weeks of school. If, for some strange reason,…

Read More

Castle Peak Packing List

Castle Peak Packing List

This list should be used as a guide in helping you prepare for your trip. Never travel in the backcountry unprepared. Clothing should be made from wool or synthetics (not cotton). •               Rain Jacket (nobody is allowed to leave the school until they show me their rain gear! ESSENTIAL!!!) •               Hiking Boots (leather above the ankle….mandatory for the three-mile climb up the talus slope) •               Bike helmet or equivalent (Mandatory for the peak day..bring to…

Read More

Castle Peak Itinerary

Castle Peak Itinerary

August 21   Drop empty day packs and helmets to Garry’s house or to ACS August 24  Meet at ACS at 8:10 with bags packed, rain gear ready to show. Drive to top of Castle Creek Rd. Hike three miles to Tagert/Green-Wilson Huts. Settle in, team building activities, food distribution, cook groups, group gear, begin community service project, more team building. August 25  Activities around the huts. Fort building, journal writing, naturalist skills, first-aid practice,…

Read More