“It is vital that we support organizations like ELK that educate the next generation about the importance of maintaining a safe and clean environment for our future.”
- Denver Mayor Michael Hancock
ELK (Environmental Learning for Kids) is an inclusive non-profit organization that develops inspired and responsible leaders through science education and outdoor experiences for underserved, urban youth ages 5-25.
ELK Inspires youth to have high expectations of themselves by exposing them to the outdoors and engaging them in service learning projects. For many of the youth ELK serves, it’s their first experience with the outdoors.
ELK Educates youth through science and environmental education embedded in all programs and activities, furthers students’ understanding and attitudes toward science, the outdoors, their communities, college, and careers.
ELK Transforms youth by endowing them with increased academic skills, civic and community leadership, environmental stewardship, and employment opportunities.
WHAT: gyro presents the second annual Connect 4 Kids, the world's largest Connect Four tournament.
WHY: Event proceeds will benefit Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK - that's us!!), Denver’s non-profit organization that develops inspired and responsible leaders through science and environmental education and outdoor experiences for underserved, urban youth ages 5-25.
WORLD RECORD: We will be attempting to break our own world record (currently 104 participants) for the largest Connect Four Tournament....EVER!
WHEN: Thursday, July 31st 2014 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
WHERE: The Tavern Downtown: 1949 Market St. Denver CO, 80202
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