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Cheers to a Successful Year: Donor Happy Hour 2017

It has been another amazing year at Cottonwood Institute (CI)! We are happy to report that over the past year, CI has delivered 18,729 program contact hours through 33 programs serving 481 students, and more than 7,000 service learning project hours. None of this would be possible without the amazing support of our generous donors…. Read more »

AXL Academy Enjoys A Fall Camping Adventure at Cheley Outpost

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AXL Academy Enjoys a Fall Camping Adventure at Cheley Outpost

After weeks of preparing, AXL Academy’s CAP class set off with 9 excited students, 1 AXL Academy chaperone, and 3 Cottonwood Institute instructors to Cheley Outpost just outside of Meeker Park. Many students had never been camping before and were looking forward to the camping trip all trimester. On the drive up we stretched our legs… Read more »

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Centaurus CAP Class Students Enjoy A Fall Day Hike

Fall is a busy time for everyone, but high school students may be the busiest of all. Last Saturday students from the Centaurus High School CAP class and a student from the Centaurus Outdoor Club sneaked in a big ol’ day hike before their homecoming dance. Some students get their hair or nails done for… Read more »

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Volunteers Come Together for a Good Cause at Re:Vision

Cottonwood Institute is in its third year of partnering with Re:Vision for its Urban Farm Volunteer Project to provide a volunteer day that supports the growing Westwood neighborhood of Denver.  Eighteen eager volunteers gathered on a Saturday morning, September 30th, 2017 with various connections to CI including board members, advisory members, instructors, friends of CI,… Read more »