If you love the outdoors and are seeking a career, or just the skills to live comfortably in the wilderness, Central Wyoming College offers unique programs which combine a rigorous academic foundation with hands-on skill development in remote wilderness settings. The Outdoor Education and Leadership degree program is designed for students interested in careers in outdoor education, environmental education, adventure programming or conservation. Here's what some of our graduates say about the program.
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Associate of Art degree by clicking here.
Outdoor skill classes are a part of everyday life while an Outdoor Education and Leadership student at CWC. Click on the the skill courses listed below and see what our students are up to!
Residential Life at Sinks Canyon Center
Housing is currently provided at the Sinks Canyon Center for second-year Outdoor Education students. Imagine learning AND living in the beautiful Sinks Canyon area. Nestled along the middle fork of the Popo Agie River, students live in cozy two-person cabins while attending class on the grounds or in Lander. Cabins are well insulated, heated and have two beds each. Secure storage is available and students are welcome to bring their own bikes, skis and any other recreational equipment they wish. A meal plan is also available.
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An equipment rental center is located at the Sinks Canyon Center and is available to students throughout the semester. We have mountain bikes, nordic and backcountry ski packages, camping equipment and more.