Colorado Academy Summer Camp Students at Mission: Wolf


Colorado Academy Summer Campers go with the Flow at Mission: Wolf

“Circles? We don’t need circles!” Given that Cottonwood Institute instructors and students spend a good deal of time in a circle, this was an interesting unofficial mantra for the Colorado Academy/Cottonwood Institute Summer Camp trip to Mission: Wolf. Mission: Wolf (M:W), though run by volunteers and well-strategized plans, feels like it operates on magic. Tucked… Read more »


CI Staff Share A Day of Learning & Team-Building with CO Academy

Cottonwood Institute staff spent the afternoon at Colorado Academy (CA) on Friday, June 8th. We were there to offer our expertise in the art of team-building and small-group-facilitation to CA’s Day Camp staff who will be entertaining, enriching and wrangling kiddos aged 4-14 all summer. Most of CA’s staff are themselves teenagers and relatively new… Read more »


Colorado Academy Teambuilding Workshop

As Colorado Academy instructors prepare for the kids coming to camp this summer, they invited Cottonwood Institute (CI) to teach a teambuilding workshop at their staff training!  If you know CI, this is definitely in our wheelhouse of what we like to teach, so we jumped on this opportunity!  With three CI instructors and 68 Colorado Academy instructors… Read more »