Summer Semester Programs

FCIC’s 11th Annual Twin Sisters Hike

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Time: Meet at 6am, return around 3pm.

Location: Meet at International House, 1400 W. Elizabeth

Join the FCIC for its 11th Annual Twin Sisters hike!  Please note that this is a strenuous hike to 11,500 feet above sea level, with a 2500 feet elevation gain and is 8.4 miles round trip. Therefore, this hike is adults only. The views on the hike are amazing and at the summit you can see the whole Front Range as well as Longs Peak.

Sign up and pay for this trip at Laurel Hall, Monday – Friday 9am – 12noon and 1 – 5pm. Cost is $15 per person, cash only–please bring exact amount as we do not have change!

For any questions, please contact Steve Fletcher.

Please bring:

  • Lots of water
  • Packed lunch and snacks
  • Sun screen and sun glasses
  • Light wind/rain-proof jacket
  • Good hiking shoes
  • Camera
  • Sense of fun!

Past trips from this summer

CO Rapids vs LA Galaxy

On June 21, we took 20 people to see the Colorado Rapids play the LA Galaxy. We saw international soccer stars Ashley Cole (superstar who has played for Chelsea and Arsenal, and England’s national team), Romain Alessandrini (Marseille and French national team), Giovani dos Santos (has played for Villareal, Barcelona, and Tottenham as well as Mexico’s national team), Jelle Van Damme (Ajax and Belgian national team) and Tim Howard (Manchester United and U.S. national team).


FCIC’s 12th Annual Frontier Days Rodeo and Indian Village Trip

On Saturday, July 22, the Fort Collins International Center (FCIC) brought 55 people to the “Daddy of ’em all” largest outdoor rodeo in the world at Cheyenne Frontier Days. 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.





Day Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park

On July 27, ISSS took 30 international students, scholars, and their families from 14 countries to Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park. We walked around Bear Lake, visited the Alpine Visitor Center for a short hike and to get a panoramic view of the park, and then spent the remainder of the afternoon in Estes Park. Everyone had a great time!