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The Cottonwood Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Denver, Colorado and our mission is to inspire students to become active community leaders and environmental stewards through an exciting blend of adventure, wilderness survival, and environmental service. We teach students the essential camping and wilderness survival skills necessary to comfortably and competently explore the outdoors, while providing them with the tools and resources to tackle important environmental issues affecting their communities.We offer high quality service learning programs for high school students, public schools, and community organizations that address civic engagement, community leadership, environmental education, and environmental sustainability. For more information about the Cottonwood Institute, please call 303.447.1076 or visit our website at

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Do Something Different This Summer!

Sitting on the couch and playing video games or watching re-runs of survival shows like Survivorman and Man Vs. Wild is no way to spend the summer. Do something different this summer!


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Posted on May 27, 2009 at 7:38am

Summer Courses (Students ages 13-18)


Get out of the house this summer for an unforgettable adventure with the Cottonwood Institute. Practice cool survival skills, meet new people, and tackle local environmental issues to help change the world! Below are our 2009 courses for adventurous students. To register for a course, please go to and click the Register For A Course Today! link or call us at 303.447.1076.

Scholarships are available. COURSES FOR STUDENTS… Continue

Posted on December 29, 2008 at 8:15pm

Base Camp Bash

Base Camp Bash

The Cottonwood Institute is proud to host our 4th Annual Base Camp Bash Fundraising Event on Friday, April 17, 2009 from 7 - 10pm at the Wynkoop Brewing Company in Lower Downtown Denver and we would like to invite you to participate in this wonderful community event! The Wynkoop is graciously hosting our event in the Mercantile Room. During the Base Camp Bash, we will host a silent auction to raise money to help underwrite the Community Adventure Program… Continue

Posted on December 29, 2008 at 7:16pm

Essential Survival Skills Overnight

Essential Survival Skills Overnight

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Popular shows like Survivorman and Man Vs. Wild are captivating audiences nationwide, but do you have what it takes to survive? Survival stories of missing people make headlines on a weekly basis and we are faced with the sobering reality that anyone can be caught in a real survival situation. Essential Survival Skills is an action-packed course designed to teach participants how to stay alive during a… Continue

Posted on December 29, 2008 at 7:10pm

Survival Fire Workshop

Survival Fire Workshop

The Cottonwood Institute is excited to present a one-day Survival Fire Workshop for adventurous adults that want to hone their survival skills and practice a variety of fire making techniques. During this course you will participate in an interactive survival scenario, learn about survival priorities, tips, strategies, and techniques, practice fire building techniques, 1-match fires, striker and cotton ball fires, friction fire, bow drill fires, and… Continue

Posted on December 29, 2008 at 7:03pm




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