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

  • 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
  • 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 

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, 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, Mountain View Electric & 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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