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

All of our Spring 2019 Great School Escapes are now full. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please contact us at elc@csuelc.org.

Our middle school program, E-CAMP, has spring and summer options available. Registration for E-CAMP will open on January 16.

Our popular Summer Day Camps, for children ages 7-12 years old, are back again! Registration for Summer Day Camps will open on January 23.

We are now accepting applications for our Counselor-in-Training program, for teens ages 13-17 years old.

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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Click here for more information about visiting our property on your own as well as some activity suggestions.

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