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Bernalillo County Open Space offers a variety of youth programs.

School Groups

Bernalillo County and partners offer school groups opportunities to go on a field trip and explore the Open Space properties. School groups can either visit the Bachechi Environmental Education building or Gutiérrez-Hubbell House on their own or request an educator to lead the field trip who will customize activities appropriate for the school group. High School groups can also participate in land health monitoring or service projects at the Open Space properties. Call or email the Open Space coordinator for more information at (505) 314-0398.

Scouts

Boy and Girl Scouts have been an important part of the Bernalillo County Open Space Program by completing a number of projects on Open Space lands. If you are a Scout interested in completing an Eagle Scout or Troop project on Open Space, call the Open Space coordinator today at (505) 314-0398.

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Community Services
  • Discover the fascinating world right outside your backyard and how you can take an active part in understanding, caring for and studying your environment. Presenter: Rich Schrader, Director of River Source Increase your knowledge of the health of your local environment. Find out more about your area's watershed, aquatic critters, water chemistry and river forest health.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    6/27/2019 6:30 PM - 6/27/2019 8:00 PM

  • Check out our rescheduled Movies in the Park showing of "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." Join us at dusk on Thursday, June 27 at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 and a half, Old Highway 66. Worried about cancellation due to inclement weather? You can call the information hotline at (505) 314-0477 for updates.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 and a half, Old Highway 66
    Time:
    6/27/2019 8:00 PM

  • Youth ages 11-19 are invited to participate in our free Teen 3-on-3 basketball program every Friday night from 7-10 June 14 through Aug. 9. Dinner will be served before each event at 6 p.m. with a mandatory life skills workshop at 6:30. Registration begins May 13. For more details contact Ashley Gutierrez at (505) 314-0465.
    Location:
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    6/28/2019 7:00 PM - 6/28/2019 10:00 PM

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