Attendance Details

The Backpack Bash happens on two consecutive Saturdays to allow for more accessibility. Choose the location closest to you! Scroll down for all attendance details!

Walk-Up

Come and pick up your back-to-school supplies and engage with activities on site

Drive-Thu

Receive back-to-school supplies while in your car

  • Southeast – Sierra High School – 2250 Jet Wing Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80916 
  • East – Vista Ridge High School – 6888 Black Forest Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80923
  • Downtown – Hillside Community Center – 925 S Institute St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 
  • Monument – Woodmen Valley Chapel: Monument Campus – 1681 Wagon Bow Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80132
  • Central – Doherty High School – 4515 Barnes Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80917
  • Widefield – Pikes Peak Christian Church – 4955 Bradley Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80911

Attendance Requirements:

  • Children must be present to receive a backpack
  • Attend the Backpack Bash closest to you (there are 6 location options over two consecutive Saturdays)
  • Come between 10 am – 1 pm to receive a backpack
  • You can only attend 1 Backpack Bash event
  • Please do not arrive earlier than 10 am to avoid traffic backups

Saturday, July 30

10am -1pm at all Locations

If you intend to utilize vaccinations at any site, please bring your vaccination records. 

 

Southeast

Sierra High School

2250 Jet Wing Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Additional services/agencies at this location: El Paso County Health will be administering regular school vaccinations & COVID-19 vaccinations, haircuts by Community Works, CPCD Head Start, Pikes Peak Library District, CommUnity Food Pantry, DJ, Pikes Peak Children’s Museum, Be the Change 719 – food truck 

Downtown

Hillside Community Center

925 S Institute St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Additional services/agencies at this location: Concrete Couch, Food to Power, Hillside Connection, Rollivent Word Church, Care and Share Food Bank & more local vendors on-site.

East

Vista Ridge High School

6888 Black Forest Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80923

Additional services/agencies at this location: Mountain Springs Church, Fresh Start Center, D49 Community Care Services, Connect for Health Colorado, Chick-Fil-A, I Support the Girls Colorado Springs, 4-H Club, Hair Cuts, Bounce Houses & more local vendors on-site.

Saturday, Aug. 6

10am -1pm at all Locations

 

 

 

Monument 

Woodmen Valley Chapel: Monument Campus

1681 Wagon Bow Way, Monument, CO 80132

Additional services/agencies at this location: Chick-Fil-A, Kona Ice, Tri-Lakes Cares, Success Collective, WIC & more local vendors on-site.

North/Central

Doherty High School

4515 Barnes Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80917

Additional services/agencies at this location: Food, CPCD Giving Children a Head Start, Academy Dental, Brush Crazy, Chic-Fil-A, Crossfire Ministries, Mercy’s Gate, Discovery Church Colorado & more local vendors on-site.

Widefield

Pikes Peak Christian Church

4955 Bradley Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80911

Additional services/agencies at this location: Food Donations, Chick-Fil-A, Kona Ice, Tuns of Fun Hotdogs, Security Fire Department, Widefield Parks and Recreation, El Paso County Public Health & more local vendors on-site.

FAQ’s

 

Q: My student can’t attend, but I’d still like to pick up their backpack. What do I do?

A: Please bring identification for your student(s). For example: can you show a picture of you and your student(s) together on your phone? Do you have an ID for your student? Identification for your student allows you to pick up their backpack.

 

Q: Do I need to register for the Backpack Bash?

A: No! You simply pick one Backpack Bash and attend!

 

Q: What’s the earliest I can arrive for a Backpack Bash?

A: 10am, please do not come earlier.

 

Q: Do you need to know what grade my student is in?

A: Yes, but you’ll simply give us their grade when you arrive. A volunteer will ask them what grade they are in and they will receive age appropriate school supplies.

 

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