photo - Outdoor Education students backpacking in the Colorado high country.

Outdoor Education Program – Aspen-Roaring Fork

Students in the Outdoor Education program practice leadership, critical thinking and decision making skills amid the outdoor ‘classroom’ of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, rivers and deserts.

 

photo - a CMC student explore a cliff dwelling.The Outdoor Education associate degree emphasis at Aspen-Roaring Fork Outdoor Education blends coursework in the natural sciences, humanities, recreation and environmental awareness to provide a solid educational background you can build on.

The AA Outdoor Emphasis program provides relevant learning experiences and professional-level training to our students.  Students in the Outdoor Education program practice leadership, critical thinking and decision making skills amid the outdoor ‘classroom’ of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Ski the backcountry, raft through sculpted canyons, or climb a granite face while acquiring important career skills.

Graduates of the Outdoor Education program are well prepared for work in resort, or community outdoor recreation programs, as outdoor guides, and for positions with federal agencies or the military.

photo - students righting a flipped river raftThe AA Outdoor Emphasis program at CMC consists of 31 credits of Colorado State Guaranteed General Education Transfer Curriculum and is designed to transfer to four-year schools in Colorado.

Please see the Colorado Mountain College Outdoor Education photos taken by staff and students on their adventures in some of the world’s most beautiful scenery.  The college uses the Colorado Rocky Mountains and the desert southwest for its classrooms.

For more information please contact Johann Aberger at 970-947-8237.