CSU is closely monitoring and following COVID-19 (Coronavirus) guidance as outlined by public health experts.

The location of the Mountain Campus offers a unique experiential learning opportunity for students of all ages to explore and study the natural wonders of the Rocky Mountain ecosystem.

Natural Resource Field Classes

Undergraduate academic classes held during the summer provide outdoor labs, field study, and classroom work for students in the Warner College of Natural Resources.

  • NR 220 is a four-week ecology field course
  • F 230 is a two-week program for Forestry majors

Please visit the Warner College of Natural Resources for more information on these courses.


Eco-Week is an extraordinary opportunity for Northern Colorado 5th and 6th graders to learn about various topics related to the Rocky Mountain ecosystem in a remote alpine setting.

  • Two sessions each week (Mon-Wed and Wed-Fri)
  • Optional classes include: fire ecology, tree identification, wildlife discoveries, orienteering, mountain pine beetle, meteorology, history of the Pingree Park Valley and high ropes course experience
  • A wide variety of hiking opportunities to suit all abilities
  • Fall session runs late August to Mid-October