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.


FCIC’s 14th Annual Frontier Days Rodeo and Indian Village Trip

When: Saturday, July 20
Meet at: 9:30am at International House
Return time: 8:00pm
Cost: $26

The Fort Collins International Center (FCIC) is pleased to announce its 14th annual trip to the “Daddy of ’em all” rodeo in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Frontier Days is the largest outdoor rodeo in the world.

The rodeo consists of bull riding, steer wrestling, wild horse racing, bucking broncos riding, roping 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!

Sign up and pay here.


Outdoor Programs Calendar for 2018-2019

The following events highlight the current outdoor events scheduled for the 2018-2019 CSU academic year with dates and location through July 2019. Sign-ups for all of the FCIC outdoor trips are done through the Office of International Programs at Laurel Hall. All trips are paid for by credit card or cash.

  • 09/23/18: Crozier Mountain hike
  • 10/20/18: Happy Jack Wyoming hike
  • 11/10/18: Molly Lake Hike
  • 12/08/18: Snowshoe Cameron Pass
  • 01/12/19: Snowshoe Estes Park
  • 02/02/19: Tubing Beaver Meadows
  • 02/23/19: Learn to ski or snowboard at Snowy Range
  • 4/20/19: Eagles Nest hike
  • 05/18/19: Pawnee Buttes hike
  • 06/22/19: Soapstone Prairie Natural Area hike
  • 07/20/19: Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo
  • 08/17/19: Twin Sisters Peak hike

If you want to take part in one of the outdoor events check us out on Facebook. To get involved or to find out more information, please contact Mark Oberschmidt or Steven Fletcher at outdoor@fortcollinsinternationalcenter.org.