How to Apply for First Ascent

Students are chosen to participate for their potential to become leaders and successful students.

  • You must be in the 8th or 9th grade at the time of application.
  • Be enrolled in a school within the Colorado Mountain College District or have participated in CMC Reach Your Peak Summer Camps.

For the opportunity to participate as a student in the 2019 First Ascent Youth Leadership Program in Leadville, CO please complete this Student Application Form.  If you have questions please contact us via email: outreach@coloradomtn.edu

Application Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2019.  Applicants that are selected for the program will be notified during the second week in May.

Get Involved

Become a First Ascent Student Counselor.  Student Counselors at First Ascent are an integral part of the program’s success. Using the leadership skills they learned as past participants, Student Counselors become mentors and effectively help staff in the delivery of the program. The opportunity to become a Student Counselor may lead to future employment opportunities at First Ascent and beyond.

Only students who have already graduated from the First Ascent Program may apply to become student counselors.

For the opportunity to work as a Student Counselor in the 2019 First Ascent Youth Leadership Program please complete this Student Counselor Application Form.

Student Counselor Applications are due Friday, April 19, 2019.

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