Overview

Western Colorado University’s 11-week in-person Mountain Resilience Gap Semester (12 credits) is a groundbreaking approach integrating wilderness expeditions, sustainability immersion experiences, and life purpose curriculum into the awe-inspiring alpine and desert landscapes of Western Colorado.

Western Colorado University and the Center for Mountain Transitions present a 12-credit Mountain Resilience Gap Semester, integrating wilderness expeditions, sustainability immersion experiences, and life-purpose curriculum into the alpine & desert ecosystems and rural communities of Western Colorado. You will collaborate and partner with over a dozen sustainability initiatives, regenerative farms, alternative energy companies, natural builders, conservation scientists, and more to build an extraordinary introduction into the world of environmental advocacy and action. You will discover and reflect on your own life purpose, what you genuinely want to learn, and how you want to shape the direction of your life, career, and global community. This program is a groundbreaking collaboration between Western Colorado University's School of Environment and Sustainability, the Recreation and Outdoor Education program, and community partners across the region with program design complimented by Global Routes.

Cost and Session Information

August 31st - November 15th, 2020. 

Tuition includes all room, board, and acitivities and 12 academic credits

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