Colorado Rocky Mountain School

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Organization Overview

Founded in 1953 Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) endeavors to expose students to a variety of environments designed not only to deliver fundamental skills but also to develop in each person a curiosity and passion for scholarship and discovery. CRMS's curriculum of rigorous college preparatory courses wilderness education and service learning all in a residential setting allows students to cultivate writing comprehension the arts and critical thinking skills. The hallmarks of CRMS's active curriculum are an appreciation of the outdoors work ethic community service and physical labor. All students participate in an extensive work program a 10-day wilderness orientation interim and four-day fall and a seven-day spring outdoor trip. Students also participate in competitive soccer kayaking mountain biking climbing skiing (alpine Nordic and telemark) and snowboarding teams.

AEE Region

North America - Rocky Mountain

Clientele - Age

Youth (Ages 1-5), Youth (Ages 5-12), Youth (Ages 12-18)

Areas of Focus

Classroom Education, Leadership Development, Service Learning Programs