Project Timeline

  • Phase 3: Planning/Design

Scope of Work

  • The master plan was created with the help of outdoor education experts, partner organizations, students, families, staff and community members. The 2.8 acres of open spaces surrounding Welby's school building will feature demonstration gardens, outdoor classrooms, and a history walk. These additions will enrich learning experiences for all children and closely align with the school’s Expeditionary Learning model.

Latest Updates

  • UPDATE – June 6, 2019

    Posted by Andy Leapley on 6/6/2019
    • Excitement for Welby Community School’s Outdoor Learning Park is building with earthmovers scheduled to start work this summer!
    • Mapleton’s Board of Education approved the selection of Designscapes Colorado, Inc. as the general contractor to construct the outdoor learning space in accordance with the master plan design.
    • With support from multiple Adams County Open Space grants, Welby’s Outdoor Learning Park will be the district’s first – but certainly not last – nature-based outdoor play and learning space.
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Project Details

  • Location:
    1200 E. 78th Ave., Denver, CO 80229

    Opens: 
    Fall of 2019 

    Serves: 
    Grades PreK–6

    Website:    
    Welby Community School Website


    Project Budget: 
    $241,339.50

    Architect: 
    Munding Design, LLC

    Contractor: 
    Designscapes Colorado, Inc.

    Original Year Built:
    2019