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Course Options

 

YEP offers programming year round except for the following times: last week of August and first week of September as well as the week of Thanksgiving through the first week of January. Curriculum is offered during specific seasons summarized below. Click on the program name to learn more. Please note we are happy to work with schools to customize programs to the best of our ability. Schools commiting to working with YEP as a Partner School are given priority for program dates, scholarship funding, and program custimization. In addition, we offer afterschool as well as overnight camping/backpacking programs for Partner Schools. Additional programming including Leave No Trace, ecology, and Wilderness First Aide are also available for these schools.

Read our Course Descriptions or visit our online brochure for more details on courses and pricing options. 

Year-Round Programs

Program Name

Program Length

Recommended Grades

Possible Program Locations

Indoor Rock Climbing

1-2 hours

K-12th

American Mountaineering Center

Team Building

45min-2 hours

5th-12th

American Mountaineering Center or at your school

Bradford Washburn Mountaineering Museum

30min-1 hour

3rd-12th

American Mountaineering Center

 

Early Fall Programs (August-September)

Program Name

Program Length

Recommended Grades

Possible Program Locations

Outdoor Climbing*

4-6 hours

4th-12th

Field site (possible locations include Clear Creek Canyon, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Alderfer Three Sisters Park, and more)

Slacklining*

45min-1.5 hours

K-12th

American Mountaineering Center or at your school

Bouldering Bus*

45min-1.5 hours

K-8th

At your school

Orienteering*

45min-1.5 hours

2nd-7th

American Mountaineering Center, at your school, or a field site

Hiking- Field Ecology, Geology, or Leadership themed

3-4 hours

K-5th

Field sites (such as Mt. Falcon Park or North Table Mountain)

 

Late Fall Programs (October-November)

Program Name

Program Length

Recommended Grades

Possible Program Locations

Colorado/Mountain Weather*

45 min-3 hours

2nd-5th

American Mountaineering Center or at your school

Outdoor Climbing*

4-6 hours

4th-12th

Field site (possible locations include Clear Creek Canyon, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Alderfer Three Sisters Park, and more)

Slacklining*

45min-1.5 hours

K-12th

American Mountaineering Center or at your school

Bouldering Bus*

45min-1.5 hours

K-8th

At your school

HikingField Ecology, Geology, or Leadership themed

3-4 hours

K-5th

Field sites (such as Mt. Falcon Park or North Table Mountain)

 

Winter Programs (January-March)

Program Name

Program Length

Recommended Grades

Possible Program Locations

Field Avalanche Safety and Snow Science

3-4 hours

6th-12th

Field site

Indoor Snow Science

45min-1 hour

2nd-5th

American Mountaineering Center, at your school, or a field site

Snowshoeing

3-4 hours

4th-12th

Field site

Colorado/Mountain Weather

45 min-3 hours

2nd-5th

American Mountaineering Center or at your school

Colorado Wildlife & Ecology 45 min-2 hours 1st-5th American Mountaineering Center or at your school

Geology of Climbing

45min-1.5 hours

4th-7th

American Mountaineering Center or at your school

Physics of Climbing

45min-1.5 hours

7th-10th

American Mountaineering Center or at your school

 

Spring Programs (April and May)

Program Name

Program Length

Recommended Grades

Possible Program Locations

Hiking Field Ecology, Geology, or Leadership themed

3-4 hours

K-5th

Field sites (such as Mt. Falcon Park or North Table Mountain

Outdoor Climbing

4-6 hours

4th-12th

Field site (possible locations include Clear Creek Canyon, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Aldefer Three Sisters Park, and more)

Slacklining

45min-1.5 hours

K-12th

American Mountaineering Center or at your school

Bouldering Bus

45min-1.5 hours

K-8th

At your school

Orienteering

45min-1.5 hours

2nd-7th

American Mountaineering Center, at your school, or a field site

 

Questions? Contact our School and Groups Program Manager Kathy Nguyen.