ALP - Program Features & Outcomes

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Program Features:

  • Location – Incredible outdoor recreation opportunities within and surrounding the San Luis Valley
  • Hands-on learning
  • Excellent and highly experienced teaching faculty
  • Program focus not just on technical skills, but emphasizes character development
  • Opportunity for on campus employment through Adventure Programs to gain additional experience, training, and mentorship
  • Volunteer and Service Learning opportunities
  • Internships with local agencies such as NPS, NFS, CPW, and BLM and many non-profit conservation, education, or outdoor recreation oriented organizations



  • Teamwork
  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Outdoor Skills
  • Teaching Skills
  • Leadership
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Environmental Stewardship