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Student Organizations

Outdoor Recreation Committee

The Outdoor Recreation Committee offers student-led trips that include hiking, camping, backpacking, backcountry skiing, kayaking and whitewater rafting, and cycling during some block breaks and spring break. The ORC also runs the FOOT (First-year Outdoor Orientation Trip) program during the first block break of every year in which student leaders take first-year students on backpacking trips to a variety of locations in Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah.

Get Involved:

The ORC is open to all students, regardless of previous outdoor experience.  Please email to be added to our listserv.


BreakOut is a student-led organization that develops, organizes, and implements service projects during weekends, block breaks, and spring break. Join us for one of our events to give back to the community!

Get Involved:

If you are interested in being put on the BreakOut ListServ in order to hear all about our upcoming trips and events, email! We send out day, block break, and Alternative Spring Break Trips throughout the academic year.

The Freerider's Union of Colorado College (F.U.C.C.)

Freerider's Union of Colorado College (F.U.C.C) is dedicated to skiing, snowboarding, and merrymaking in the name of snow, gravity, and mountains. F.U.C.C is a student run organization that encourages a strong Colorado College ski and snowboard community both on campus and on the mountains. To reach out to all members of the community, F.U.C.C hosts ski and snowboard events on campus and in the mountains and encourages the community to share with them the sport that they both love.

Get Involved:

Viist us on Facebook! Questions or comments? Please email us at

Outdoor Education Living Learning Community (OELLC)

OELIC is a community centered around outdoor leadership and stewardship.  Located in Matthias Hall, there are 33 residents comprised of first and second year students.  Each month as a community, OELIC gathers to hear speakers and participate in an outdoor activity.

Get Involved:

For more information, please contact David Crye at

Climbing Association of Colorado College (CACC)

Colorado College has been an integral part of Colorado's climbing history and continues to support a vibrant climbing community. Students from CC travel all across the country to seek their climbing fix. Annual trips include our 2nd and 7th Block Break Pilgrimage to Indian Creek, Spring Break Trips to the Red River Gorge and Red Rocks, and bouldering trips to Joe's Valley, UT.

Get Involved:

Attend one of the Climbing Association of Colorado College (CACC) meetings held every Thursday at 12:15 pm in upstairs Worner. Come check out the Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym in El Pomar.

Fly Fishing

Drawing on the mission of Trout Unlimited, the Fly Fishing Club aims to educate fellow CC students to "conserve, protect and restore" coldwater fisheries and watersheds by instilling values of environmental stewardship.  Programs include fly-tying classes, casting clinics on the quad, fly fishing trips to local rivers, and river restoration projects.  The Fly Fishing Club partners closely with the local Trout Unlimited  and Angler's Covey (our local fly shop).

Get Involved:

For more information, please contact

Bike Co-op

The Bike Co-op supports Colorado College's bike culture and sustainability initiatives by providing bicycle maintenance education, refurbished bike sales, and monthly events to engage the campus community.

Get Involved:

Stop by the Bike Co-op during scheduled hours to learn from the mechanics, fix your own bike, or learn about upcoming events! Questions? Comments?  Please contact Rachael Abler at

Nordic Ski Club

The Nordic Club aims to get students off-campus and out playing in the snow. They lead trips on the weekends to the Breckenridge Nordic Center, where beginners can rent gear cheaply and get instruction from experienced student leaders. 

Get Involved:

Sign up for our trips on Summit! Trips begin as soon as winter arrives!

(719) 389-6803

Register for a trip on

(June - August)

Ahlberg Gear House

TUES & THURS: 1-4pm

Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym

TUES & THURS: 3-5pm

The Bike Co-op