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4 Camp: RMAC Pingree 2014

Rocky Mountain Adventure Camp-Colorado State University Military Youth - CSU Extension, University Square Parking Lot

Monday, July 14, 2014 - Thursday, July 17, 2014
CSU Extension, University Square Parking Lot 1311 S. College Ave. Fort CollinsCO  80523
Monday, July 14, 2014 - Thursday, July 17, 2014
CSU Extension, University Square Parking Lot 1311 S. College Ave. Fort CollinsCO  80523

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What's Included

Rocky Mountain Adventure Camp (RMAC) for military youth at Colorado State University Pingree Park. Nestled in a beautiful, secluded mountain valley at 9,000 feet (2750m) and 50 miles west of Fort Collins is CSU Pingree Park: mountain campus and conference center, www.colostate.edu/features/pingree-park.aspx • Open to youth ages 14-18 (must be these ages during camp) who have a military parent/guardian in any branch of the US Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, Air Guard and Reserves. • One camp per person • World class hike to a 1940’s era U.S. Air Force B-17 crash site at high altitude-10 miles over rocky terrain • 1,200-acre campus with modern facilities • Challenge Ropes Course is awesome and designed to enhance self-responsibility, decision making, resiliency, cooperation, citizenship and problem solving • White water rafting on the last day in one of Colorado's amazing rivers. • Bus pick up locations in Colorado Springs, Aurora, Denver International Airport and Fort Collins - times to be determined

About This Organizer

• Must be in great physical shape!

• Rafting on the Poudre River

• Ropes course

• Alpine hike/peak ascent (up to 12,000 ft)

• Ecology tree planting and native plant identification

• Evening campfires

• Leadership and Mindfulness Training

Each of the camps will also include activities addressing the identification and utilization of individual strengths and mindfulness based practice. Mindfulness refers to the ability to pay attention and concentrate on present moment experiences, non-judgmentally. For campers, practicing mindfulness will help develop resilience, coping skills, and interpersonal skills like self-confidence, empathy, compassion, and cooperation. The Department of Defense is currently using mindfulness training with soldiers and veterans to promote well-being, reduce stress, and increase attention/focus.

 

 

 

 

 

Organizer Info

  • Rocky Mountain Adventure Camp-Colorado State University Military Youth

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CSU Extension, University Square Parking Lot 1311 S. College Ave. Fort CollinsCO  80523
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