2019 Summer Programs

Day Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park

When: Thursday, August 15
Time: Meet at 7:30 am at Laurel Hall
Return time: ~5:00pm,
Cost: $15 per person for transportation

Join us for a trip to the beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park. We will begin with a scenic drive through the park watching for wildlife as we head to the trailhead. The trail is in the valley and has great views of Long’s Peak. We will hike for a couple of miles for this relatively easy hike. After this picturesque morning, we will head back to Estes Park for lunch and to spend some time exploring the town. You can bring your lunch or buy it in Estes Park.

13th Annual Hike to Twin Sisters Peak


When: Saturday, August 17
Time: Meet at 6:00 am at International House, 1400 W. Elizabeth St.
Return time: ~3:00pm, earlier if the weather turns
Cost: $15 per person for transportation

Join FCIC for this beautiful and challenging hike. This hike is adults only as it is over 8.4 miles with a 2500 feet elevation gain, and goes up to 11,500 ft above sea level. During the hike, you will have amazing views of Long’s and Meeker peaks as well as over the Front Range and Rocky Mountain National Park.

Sign up and pay for the hike here.



Lagoon Concert – The Jakarta Band

When: Wednesday, June 19
Time: Meet at 5:45pm at north side of LSC Transit Center
End time: 8:30pm
Free event, food available for purchase

Join ISSS for our first event of the summer! We’ll enjoy a fun concert at the CSU Lagoon. This week’s band is The Jakarta Band. The group has a unique sound of old school funk, disco, and R&B, and they love to get the audience dancing! Food is available to purchase at food trucks. Meet us at 5:45pm at the north side of the CSU Transit Center, and bring a chair or blanket to sit on! We’ll walk over to the lagoon together and enjoy the show! You can see more information about the Lagoon Concert here.


Hike to Soapstone Prairie

When: Saturday, June 22
Time: Meet at 8am
End time: Return at 6pm, earlier if weather turns
Cost: $15 for transportation

Join FCIC for a hike to the scenic Soapstone Prairie in Colorado.


July 4th Celebration

When: Thursday, July 4
Meet at City Park at 7:30pm (exact location will be emailed to participants)
Free event, food available for purchase

Join us as we celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks in City Park! We’ll meet at 7:30 and hang out, get to know each other, enjoy the available food trucks, and then enjoy the fireworks between 9:30-10pm. We recommend bringing a chair or blanket to sit on.


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!

Colorado Rockies Game

When: Tuesday, July 30
Meet at 3:45 pm at Laurel Hall

Join us for a major league baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers! The game begins at 6:40pm, so we will be leaving campus by 4pm to arrive in Denver on time for the start of the game. The game will likely last about 3 hours, so expect to be back home in Fort Collins around midnight.

Price includes game ticket and transportation to and from the ballpark. The first 10,000 fans will receive a coupon for $1 hot dog purchase. Bring a light jacket and money for snacks, drinks and merchandise at the park!