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    Outdoor Education Facebook
    (719) 389-6803

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    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



    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


    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


    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


    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