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Program Overview

The Colorado Mountain Club Youth Education Program provides over 7,000 students per year with the opportunity to learn school subjects though mountain related recreation and education.

Our programs take place at your school, at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, or at a variety of Front Range field sites.

Each educational offering is uniquely designed to complement school curricula and meet state standards. Students learn school subject concurrently with developing confidence, being physically active, and having fun. Programs can last anywhere from one hour to one week!

Who We Work With

K-12 Schools, youth groups and organizations: In a word, everyone.

YEP staff is experienced in tailoring educational programs to meet the needs of all age groups and backgrounds. Our program is committed to making the mountains accessible to all students throughout the Denver Metro area. Since our start in 1999, we have introduced more than 70,000 youth of all backgrounds to Colorado’s mountain classroom.

If your group is in need of financial assistance, custom programming, or adaptations of any kind just let us know and we will make it happen.

"This was my favorite field trip I've ever taken a group of 6th graders on in my 12 years working as a 6th grade teacher. High energy, high interest, high level of learning. Loved it!" – Ingrid Sarasin, 6th grade teacher, Eldorado K-8

Contact YEP:

Youth Education Director

Holly Barrass 303-996-2751303-996-2751

email Holly

Individual Programs

Molly Daley 303-996-2741303-996-2741

email Molly


School and Group Programs

Carmen Stagg  303-996-2745303-996-2745

email Carmen


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