Welcome to the Environmental Learning Center

Our mission at the Colorado State University Environmental Learning Center is to connect people with nature by facilitating educational, inclusive and safe experiences in the natural environment and to advance the field of environmental education through sound research and practice.


Recent updates

Our Great School Escapes are filling up quickly, in fact there are no spots left in the September 25th program! If you would like to add your child to the wait list, please email us at elc@csuelc.org. There’s still some space in left in our other Great School Escapes, but it won’t last long! Click here to register for Great School Escapes taking place on October 15 and 16 and November 13.

Program registration

Click here for program registration including Great School Escapes, Summer Day Camps, and more.

For program requests for group leaders (teachers, troop leaders), click here. Or contact
us directly by email or phone: 970-491-1661

KidsInterested in volunteering?

Please click here to join our volunteer list!

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The ELC is an extension of the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University.