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