2016 Climbing for Kids with Bigger Mountains to Climb

2016 Climbing for Kids

What: Each year we climb 14,000 feet to the summit of Mt. Bierstadt to honor children with much bigger mountains to climb

When: August 12th, 2016

Where: Mt. Beirstadt

Beneficiaries:Children’s Hospital Colorado Learning Services and Pediatric Mental Health Institute


Team Children’s


WV Rivers Film Festival with Special Guests the Halftime String Band

WV Rivers Film Festival – Oct. 22 in Morgantown
The WV Rivers Film Festival is more than just great films. It’s an evening of foot stomping music with West Virgina’s own Halftime String Band. The Halftime String Band will take the stage at 6:00 pm with their unique blend of Americana and bluegrass music. Films begin at 7:00 pm.

When: Thursday, Oct. 22, 6:00 pm
Where: Metropolitan Theater, Morgantown

Tickets can be purchased for $8.00 each in advance online.
Tickets will be on sale at the door for $10.00, $8.00 with a valid student ID.

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Its Time to Get Up to Speed Donate a Little Money and start anticipating Avalanche Reports


It’s that time of year again. The mornings are crisp, the leaves are past peak, and we have seen snow in the high country! Winter is around the corner and we are ramping up for the coming season. We have a lot going on this fall to bring our community together for some good times and some great workshops. Mark your calendars and buy your tickets now!

Stay tuned to our website and social media platforms for additional events and updates. We look forward to seeing you this fall and of course, IN THE SNOW!

October 9

Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop
Breckenridge, CO

Click here for more info and tickets.

October 24

6th Annual Ullr-Fest
Edwards, CO

Click here for more info and tickets.

October 30

First Frost
Denver, CO

Click here for more info and tickets.

November 14

8th Annual CAIC Benefit Bash
Breckenridge, CO

Click here for more info and tickets.

16-18 Mountain Weather Workshop
Leadville, CO

Click here for more info and tickets.

November 19

Cripple Creek Backcountry CAIC Fundraiser
Carbondale, CO

More info coming soon!

2015/2016 Friends of CAIC Benefit Bash Presented by:

Donate now!


Association of Outdoor Recreation & Education has money to give away.


News Release

The Association of Outdoor Recreation Education (AORE) is now accepting applications for its $10,000 research grant. The application deadline is October 9, 2015.

The Grant Committee seeks to assist research in the following areas:

o College Climbing Walls

o Environmental Stewardship

o Return on Financial Investment

o Retention and Graduation Rates

o Leadership

o Value of Outdoor Recreation Experiences

o Outdoor Orientation Programs

o Operations and Administration

o Challenge Course

o Standards

For more information about this funding opportunity, including instructions for completing application, visit: http://www.aore.org/research-grant

AORE’s mission is to provide opportunities for professionals and students in the field of outdoor recreation and education to exchange information, promote the preservation and conservation of the natural environment, and address issues common to college, university, community, military, and other not-for-profit outdoor recreation and education programs.

CAEE: Keeping those in the Environmental Education Feed ahead of their time


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Connect. Advance. Educate. Empower September 14, 2015

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Awards for Excellence in Environmental Education
“There are many bright spots across the country, as well as a growing understanding of the power of education to create new thinking, a renewed interest in civic engagement, and a commitment to positive change and a greener economy. The challenge for environmental educators of every description…is to expand the impact of those bright spots by making them even more visible and connected.”

~Environmental Literacy in the United States

Recognize and nominate great EE “bright spots” in Colorado!

Nominate your programs or individuals you know who are making an impact!

Nominations are Due Today!

Enos Mills Lifetime Achievement Advancing

Environmental Literacy

Innovative EE Program Outstanding Environmental Educator Environmental
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Celebrating A Lifetime of Work in EE In Business, Media,

Collaborative Efforts and More

Programs moving EE Forward Formal and Nonformal Educators Inspiring Youth Leaders

Self Nominations are Encouraged!

Click here for More information or to submit a nomination!

Welcome CAEE to our new Home in the

Alliance Center!

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Environmental Education

for the

EE Changemaker Happy Hour

Thursday, September 17, 2015


Alliance Center

1536 Wynkoop St, Denver

~Help build the movement toward 100% environmentally literacy in Colorado~

Catalyze the collective power of environmental education! Join us for this free event to kickoff the annual Changemaker Fundraising Campaign to transform environments and communities through environmental education.

Find additional information about the Alliance Center including parking and transportation information.

Register to attend or build the movement with a donation today.

Join us for a Great Evening to Celebrate EE!

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Perform at 6p.m.

Win Fabulous Auction Items Celebrate with Free Food and Drinks!
Upcoming Deadlines and Events
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October 15-18

North American Association for Environmental Education Conference

Click here for more info.

Oct. 6

Western Slope EE Summit

Catalyzing the EE Network


Click here for more info

Due Oct 1

Nominations for CAEE

Board of Directors

Guide the Future of CAEE!

Click here for more info

People for Bikes: They making riding better for everyone.

People for Bikes
These grants are making riding better
Read about the new grants
Find grants near youOur Community Grants are making your bike rides better. Learn more here.


Get Graduate Credits, live on Brainbridge Island and Teach for a Year. Sounds nice!

The graduate residency program in Environmental Education— IslandWood—has room for more students. During this residency you live in a cabin in the woods on Bainbridge Island, WA for a year, while teaching EE to elementary students and receiving Masters’ level Education credits for the graduate classes you are taking. You can complete an additional year to receive your Masters degree in Education or to receive your teaching certification. Please pass on this opportunity to anyone that might be interested!

Education for Environment and CommunityBainbridge Island WAThere is still time to begin your master’s degree this summer! IslandWood’s certificate in Education for Environment and Community, is the first half of a master’s in education through the University of Washington.

Experiential learning at the graduate level! Live, learn and teach on an island in the Puget Sound. University of Washington classes are taught on the IslandWood site. Students apply new understanding of ecology, teaching, and learning while working with diverse groups of children from urban and rural communities.

The IslandWood/University of Washington program in Education for Environment and Community begins in late August. Inquire now and apply by July 15!

For course information and application materials, visit our website at www.islandwood.org/graduate-programs

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