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    Outdoor Education Facebook
    (719) 389-6803
    outdoored@coloradocollege.edu

    Register for a trip on

    Outdoor Education Summit

    Summer Hours

    (Starting June 6th)

    Ahlberg Gear House

    MON, THURS, FRI: 1-4pm

    CLOSED: Block Break

    Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym

    TUE, THURS: 3-5pm

    CLOSED: Block Break

    Bike and Ski Co-op

    By Appointment Only

    (Contact rabler@coloradocollege.edu)

    Mission

    Outdoor Education builds on the mission of the College by allowing students to enhance their leadership skills, gain a sense of stewarship, and engage in self-discovery through experiential opportunities in the outdoors.

    Learning Outcomes

    Leadership

    Train students in the diverse skillset necessary to be successful leaders in whichever career they pursue after CC.

    This skillset includes:

    • Communication
    • Group management and facilitation
    • Problem solving and decision making
    • Professionalism
    • Technical skills


    Stewardship

    Encourage students to find and pursue passions that will make them healthy stewards of their own lives, their community, and their environment.

    These passions include:

    • Outdoor recreation
    • Nature and the environment
    • Teaching and experiential education
    • Sustainability
    • Community service


    Discovery

    Provide transformative experiences that will guide students towards personal growth.

    These experiences include:expUT_2.1

    • Reflection and contemplation
    • Community membership and sense of place
    • Confidence, self-awareness and mental wellness
    • Overcoming challenge and adversity
    • Holding meaningful responsibility