FAQ and Policies

Laughing Coyote Project Frequently Asked Questions and Policies

1.  Contact information:

Gelsey and Neal: co-founders and head instructors

303-325-5824  (this is a landline, please do not text)

 [email protected]

-for emergencies during the day and for questions and concerns regarding your child.

Marni Wheaton: Program Coordinator

[email protected]

-for any program type questions, to sign up for programs, payment, and general questions.

2. No Cell Phones, Ipods or other Electronic Devices

A note on cell phones: We understand that in our modern world cell phones are very useful and many students have one that they carry with them at all times. At Laughing Coyote we ask that they do not bring them at all. They have proven to be very distracting to the entire group, especially when one rings during nature awareness activities or story telling.  We have a phone here and if there is an emergency, feel free to call it and leave a message.

3. Cancellation Policy

Laughing Coyote Project welcomes students who are motivated to learn wilderness and nature education skills, are healthy and are socially responsible. We will deny admission to anyone we believe to be unable to meet the safety demands of our courses. We will expel any student who exhibits behavior that is unsafe or disrupts from the educational mission of a course. If a student is expelled, there will be no refund.

Laughing Coyote Project cancellation/credit and transfer policies are based on our investment in staff, course planning, as well as food and equipment purchases before your course. We cannot recover our expenses if you cancel. Short-notice cancellations often prevent others from attending.

If you cancel or leave a program for any reason:
1) 15 or more days prior to the course starting date; you are entitled to a full refund, minus the $50 registration fee.
2) Between 8 and 14 days prior to the camp starting date, Laughing Coyote Project will retain 50 percent of the tuition.
3) Fewer than 8 days prior to the course starting date and once the camp has begun, there will be no refunds.

Transfer Policy

If you transfer from one program to another:
1. 15 or more days prior to the program starting date – no additional charges. Tuition is fully transferable.
2. 14 days or less prior to the program starting date, regular cancellation and refund charges will apply.

Although we rarely need to do so, we reserve the right to cancel a course or change a course duration, tuition or location. 

4. Laughing Coyote Project is located at:

Fire Willow Farm – 10152 N. 65th Street, Longmont, CO 80503


Fire Willow Farm:

From Boulder:  Head north on HWY 36 until you reach Nelson Rd. Take a right onto Nelson Road and drive east for several miles. You will see N65th Street on your left side. Take a left onto N65th. The new farm is the first farm you will see on the right hand side at the top of the hill. Please look for parking signs and park where we indicate. 

From Longmont: Take Nelson Road heading west. Pass a large lake and look for N. 65th on the right side. Take a right and the new farm is the first farm you will see on the right hand side at the top of the hill. Please look for parking signs and park where we indicate. 

5. Summer Camp Registration Information:

Summer Camp Registration is open on February 15th. We do not make any exceptions. We do not have registration forms on our website. 

To sign up for summer camps and receive registration forms: Please contact our Program Coordinator, Marni Wheaton. She will want to know what camps specifically you will be signing up for. Thank you

6. Summer Camp Deposit:

Camps are filled on a first come first serve basis. To secure your child’s spot in camp, please send us a non-refundable deposit of $50 per child per camp along with the registration forms.  We will hold your spot for 2 weeks, until we receive the deposit and forms. Returning these forms to us with a non-refundable deposit secures your child’s spot in desired camps. The remaining balance is due JUNE 1st 

7. Payment Information

Balance payments for Summer Camp are due by JUNE 1st  

We do not take credit cards or paypal payments for camps. Checks or cash only.

Please make checks payable to:

Laughing Coyote Project

Mail to:

Laughing Coyote Project
10152 N 65th Street
Longmont, CO 80503

8. Age Policy

Laughing Coyote Project offers summer camps for students ages 8-18. Students must turn the minimum age of a program before the program begins. If a student is not yet the minimum age of a program they will need to wait to participate in the camp until the following year. 

Want to learn more?

Please feel free to send over any questions: we love sharing our educational philosophy, programs, and skills. And we hope to see you around the farm in Boulder County’s beautiful Colorado landscape.

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