Boulder Country Day School On Raising Generous, Passionate Children

On November 12, Boulder Country Day School (BCD) invites all Boulder parents to participate in an exciting, free educational opportunity focused on engaging families in making a positive impact in our community and beyond.

Raising Passionate & Generous Children

On November 12, special guests Natalie Lynn Rekstad and Elizabeth Dowling, Ph.D. of Black Fox Philanthropy will lead a discussion about a parent’s role in shaping their child’s philanthropic values and finding age appropriate pathways to engage positively in their community. The event is free and open to the public.

Boulder Country Day School Gymnasium
4820 Nautilus Court North • Boulder, Colorado
November 12
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

“Our goal is to equip parents and educators with information and strategies to help foster and promote the innate compassion of the children and young people in their lives,” said BFP Founder Rekstad. “Our children have big hearts, and we hope that action on behalf of parents will celebrate their urge to give, thus inspiring a lifetime of contribution.”

Boulder Country Day School has a long tradition of providing its students with opportunities to participate in community service and encourages activities that empower students to make a positive impact. “By inviting parents to join us in that effort, and giving them the tools to do so, we are building a culture of giving that will stay with our young people in the years and decades after graduation,” added Susan Boyle, BCD Director of Admission and Marketing.

As part of the November 12 event, BCD students and alumni will share their philanthropic experiences and unique family cultures that support their drive to make an impact.

Parents will leave the event with a strong understanding of the following:
• The Parental Role – Shaping a Child’s Philanthropic Values
• Age Appropriate Pathways to Philanthropic Engagement
• Developing a Family Philanthropy Mission Statement
• Practical Guidance on How and Where to Engage Your Children in the Community
• College Admissions: Understanding the Role of Philanthropy on Your Child’s Resume

Please RSVP or learn more on the Boulder Country Day website at

The Boulder Country Day Parent Education Series offers free, public presentations designed to help navigate their roles and responsibilities in the face of an increasingly complex world. Speakers and topics are selected based on current relevance to children and parents. Past topics include: Media and Internet Safety, Understanding the Gifted & Talented personality, Healthy Eating Habits, and Anti-Bullying. All Parent Education Series events are free and open to the public.

Black Fox Philanthropy is a catalyst organization for mission-driven individuals and organizations. Its team helps raise vital funds for social change organizations around the globe. BFP is fiercely committed to achieving scalable and sustainable revenue streams designed to help philanthropists and world-changers achieve their most audacious goals.

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