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After-School Programs

Fairmount Elementary Early Release Day Series

Spend your Early Release Day with the Colorado Mountain Club’s Youth Education Program (YEP)!

1:00 – 5:00pm for 3rd-6th graders. YEP staff will pick up students from Fairmount Elementary at 1:05pm and parents can arrange to pick their children up at the American Mountaineering Center at 5:00pm. All necessary gear will be provided.

 

*This program is a series of Early Release Days with Fairmount Elementary students in 3rd-6th grade. Upcoming programs may include activities that focus on wilderness skills, rock climbing, nature awareness and observation, survival skills, and fun in the snow!

 

 

2014-15 Program Dates: October 22, December 3, February 25, and April 22. [Click a date to register!]

 

Cost: $35/session and includes snack, necessary gear, and instruction.

Minimum 10 students, Maximum 13 students

 

For more information, contact Molly Daley.

 

Fairmount Elementary After School Climbing Club

Join us for a 10-week session of rock climbing, skill building, and FUN at the American Mountaineering Center. We will also plan to spend at least one afternoon climbing outdoors at a nearby site. Develop basic climbing knowledge, learn new techniques, discover local outdoor crags, and get to know other students interested in climbing!

 

Fall 2014 Program Dates: 

September 29, October 6, October 13, October 20, October 27, November 3, November 10, November 17, December 1, and December 8.


3:35 – 5:30 pm: YEP staff will pick up students from Fairmount Elementary at 3:35 pm and parents can arrange to pick their children up at the American Mountaineering Center at 5:30 pm.

Cost: $185/student and includes snack, all necessary gear and instruction.

3rd-6th grade
Minimum 10 students Maximum 13 students

 

 

To register, click here. For more information, contact Molly Daley.

 

 

Bell Middle After School Climbing Club

Join us for an 8-week session of rock climbing, skill building, and fun at the American Mountaineering Center and MORE outdoor climbing sites. Develop basic climbing knowledge, explore local outdoor crags, learn new techniques, and get to know other students interested in climbing!

Fall 2014 Program Dates:
October 14, October 21, October 28, November 4, November 11, November 18, December 2, and December 9.

2:10 - 5:00 pm: YEP staff will pick up students from Bell Middle at 2:10 pm and parents can arrange to pick their children up at the American Mountaineering Center at 5:00 pm.

Cost: $150/student and includes snack, transportation, all necessary gear and instruction.

Minimum 10 students Maximum 13 students

 

To register, click here. For more information contact Molly Daley.

 

 

Bell Middle Outdoor Leadership Club

This program highlights a variety of outdoor recreation activities and skills, while emphasizing leadership development and having fun!  Participants explore the American Mountaineering Center and nearby parks.

Activities can include hiking, orienteering/navigation, snowshoeing, avalanche science, survival skills, basic wilderness first aid tips, stewardship projects, and more. Develop basic knowledge, learn new skills, and get to know other students interested in outdoor leadership!

 

For more information, contact Molly Daley

 

 

Shelton Elementary Mountain Club - NEW!

Join YEP this fall for a 5-week introductory session of the brand-new Shelton Mountain Club! This after school program (designed for 3rd-6th grade students) will include rock climbing, hiking, orienteering, and much more at the American Mountaineering Center and nearby parks. Develop basic skills and get to know other Shelton students interested in outdoor adventure!

 

3:35 – 5:30 pm: YEP staff will pick up students from Shelton Elementary at 3:35 pm and parents can arrange to pick their children up at the American Mountaineering Center at 5:30 pm.

Cost: $110/student and includes snack, all necessary gear and instruction.

3rd-6th grade
Minimum 10 students Maximum 13 students


To register, click here. For more information, contact Molly Daley.

 

 

Custom Programs for Your School or Group

YEP after school programs focus primarily on fostering well-being through self-awareness, physical activity, and team-building. We provide a safe and healthy environment for kids to participate in active adventure based programming. YEP staff will work with your school or organization to custom design the exact program that you are looking for. In addition to the school programs listed above, some of the other groups YEP works with include Scout Troops, and urban organizations such as CityWILD and First Ascenders. For more information contact Carmen Stagg.