Help Save the Environment!
One of the great things about careers in the outdoors or the environment is that they are everywhere. If you are interested in minimizing the impact on the Colorado backcountry, this is the field for you!
Which pathway is offered?
Outdoor Leadership—Through experiential-based learning in the wilderness and collaboration with outdoor professionals, students in this pathway develop and apply outdoor leadership skills to real-life situations, such as backpacking and navigating the mountains in winter conditions.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Environmental educator
- Outdoor trip leader
- Scout or youth leader
- Camp director
- Forest ranger
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Wilderness First Aid (WFA)