Outdoor Lab

Outdoor Lab
Posted on 09/10/2019
Outdoor Lab

Outdoor Lab

There is currently not a finalized plan for 2020-21 school year Outdoor Lab.  Families will be notified when a decision has been made.
North Arvada 6th Grade is scheduled to attend Outdoor Lab
November 2, 2020 - November 6, 2020

The information below was for the 2019-20 school year.  Dates and information for 2020-21 will be updated as soon as it is available.

Monday, September 16, 2019

  • Students should arrive to school at 8:45am.
  • After labeling luggage with color coded tape, students will go to the cafeteria.
  • Parents and guardians are welcome to stay on campus until the busses leave around 9:30am.  We ask that you remain outside the building as teachers go over last minute instructions with the students prior to departure.
  • Please note these times are later than the normal school day start time.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • Students will return to North Arvada at approximately 12:30pm.
  • Note this time is earlier than the regular school dismissal time; please make arrangements to have your 6th grade student picked up at this earlier time.
  • 7th & 8th grade students will be dismissed at 3:15pm. 

Friday, September 20, 2019 - No school for Jeffco students.

Parent/Guardian Packet - includes:

  • Packing list
  • Acknowledgement Form - to be returned

Medical Information- to be returned by all students

Medication Agreement Form 178a 
- this form must accompany any medication being sent to Outdoor Lab.  A parent or guardian must bring all medication to the school on Monday morning; students cannot bring their medication.

Parent/Guardian Packet Spanish
 - incluye:

  • Lista de empaque
  • Formulario de Reconocimiento - por favor devuelva

Medical Information Spanish por favor devuelva

Medication Agreement Form 178a - Spanish

Outdoor Lab Open House
2020 date to be determined.

Outdoor Lab Apparel
 - order your (optional) outdoor lab gear from the Outdoor Lab Foundation.  


Outdoor Lab Fee:

  • The fee for attending Outdoor Lab is $200, plus an additional $10 supplies fee.
  • If your student has been approved for free or reduced lunches, these fees will be waived.
  • Fees due can be viewed and paid through the Student Fee Payment link in Jeffco Connect.
  • If you are participating in the Safeway grocery card fundraiser, credits toward the $200 fee may be earned until TBD.
  • All fundraising from elementary schools will be applied to student accounts.
  • If you have additional questions, please contact Janel O'Shea, financial secretary, at 303-982-0503, or


Outdoor Lab Parent Presentation  - View this slide show for useful information, pictures, sample schedules, etc.


Outdoor Lab Foundation Lab Card Program - Earn money towards your student's outdoor lab fee, or contribute to a general fund for North Arvada by using a Safeway reloadable gift card.  Click here to get started.  Note: As of 4/1/19, King Soopers cards are no longer available for individual fundraiding.  Your King Soopers credit earned prior to that will be applied to outdoor lab when your student is in 6th grade.

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