Outdoor Programs

The Fort Collins International Center (FCIC) organizes outdoor activities for all interested students and community members. The aim of outdoor activities is to provide an active and fun environment for students and community members to enjoy the beauty of Colorado and surrounding states on occasion together.  Activities vary from hiking and skiing to snow-shoeing and river rafting trips.

To get involved or to find out more information, please contact Mark Oberschmidt or Steven Fletcher at outdoor@fortcollinsinternationalcenter.org.

Outdoor Calendar for 2017-2018

The following events highlight the current outdoor events scheduled for the 2017-2018 CSU academic year with dates, location, and leaders through August 2018. Sign-ups for all of the FCIC outdoor trips are done at the Office of International Programs at Laurel Hall. All trips are paid for by Cash only and the exact change is really appreciated.

  • 12/09/17: Snow shoe Cameron Pass
  • 01/20/18: Snow shoe Estes Park
  • 02/03/18: Tubing Beaver Meadows
  • 02/24/18: Learn to ski – Snowy Range!
  • 04/08/18: Pawnee Buttes
  • 05/20/18: Red Mountain Open Space
  • 06/16/18: Vedauwoo WY
  • 07/21/18: Cheyenne Frontier Days – SIGN UP Here!
  • 08/11/18: Twin Sister

If you want to take part in one of the outdoor events check us out on Facebook.

FCIC’s 13th Annual Frontier Days Rodeo and Indian Village Trip

Limited Seats Remaining! Sign Up Now!

The Fort Collins International Center (FCIC) will bring 55 people to the “Daddy of ’em all” largest outdoor rodeo in the world at Cheyenne Frontier Days this July 21st. The rodeo consists of bull riding, steer wrestling, wild horse racing, bucking broncos riding as well as other events.  Frontier Park consists of a fairground, an electric bull to ride (extra fee for this event), American West craft stalls as well as cowboy hats and belt stalls to name a few.

After the rodeo, look around the park or the museum before heading over to the Indian village where they perform a series of their dances in full costume and explain the dances and their meaning…on the last dance you are allowed to join in!


Location: Cheyenne Frontier Days, in Cheyenne, WY.

Date: July 21st, 2018

Meet time: 10:00 AM at International House, 1400 W. Elizabeth St.

Return Time: 8:00 PM at International House

Cost: $26 (Ages 13 and up), $21 (Ages 2-12). Cost includes rodeo ticket and transportation to and from the event.

Required Equipment: Comfortable shoes, rain jacket, lunch and water – be prepared for hot weather! However, please check the weather to make sure to have extra clothes if it gets cold or it rains.

More information on Cheyenne Frontier Days Website here! We will also visit the Indian Village!

SIGN UP Online Here! Make sure to fill out the form for each person that is going on the trip including children (ages 2-12).

For further information or questions, please contact csu.issspgms@colostate.edu