Cottonwood Institute Happy Hour


Celebrating Another Great Year: CI Happy Hour 2018

  We recently hosted our annual Cottonwood Institute (CI) Happy Hour to help celebrate the end of another great year of programming! Over this past year we logged 19,200 program hours, completed 8,200 service learning hours, and served 400 participants through our 31 programs in 2018. Our amazing programs couldn’t be executed without the help and… Read more »

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Sneak Peek: Base Camp Bash Trips

Wow, this is shaping up to be the Best. Bash. Ever! The 13th annual Base Camp Bash to benefit Cottonwood Institute is about a month away on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at Great Divide in RiNo in Denver, CO and we wanted to give a sneak peek to some of the trips we have this… Read more »


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 »

Base Camp Bash


2017 Base Camp Bash Raises Critical Funding For Cottonwood Institute

The 2017 Base Camp Bash to benefit Cottonwood Institute (CI) went off without a hitch! The cozy atmosphere of the Posner Center provided the perfect backdrop for a fun, lively evening of socializing with friends, new acquaintances, and fellow supporters of CI. And, drum roll please, we were able to raise over $71,000 to support our high… Read more »


Don’t Miss The 12th Annual Base Camp Bash!

Spring is in the air, which means it is time to get excited for the 12th Annual Base Camp Bash to benefit Cottonwood Institute on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 from 6-9pm at Posner Center in Denver, CO! Why should you come you ask? Here are a few reasons: The Cause: You help raise critical funds… Read more »


6th Annual Sustainability Summit with Johnson & Wales University

Cottonwood Institute and Johnson & Wales University Student Government Association teamed up once again to host the 6th Annual Sustainability Summit at The Alliance Center in Downtown Denver. Despite the snow and icy roads, the day started off with an exciting presentation from Sonrisa Lucero, Sustainability Strategist from the City of Denver’s Office of Sustainability…. Read more »


Registration Open For The 2016 Base Camp Bash

Get ready to live folks! Registration is now open for the Base Camp Bash on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 from 5pm – 9pm at the Posner Center in Denver, CO. The Base Camp Bash is not your typical boring fundraising event. Your taste buds will be tantalized with amazing food from Snooze, Cake Crumbs, and… Read more »


2015 Base Camp Bash Exceeded Expectations

Wow, what a night! Cottonwood Institute hosted its 10th Annual Base Camp Bash this past Saturday, April 11th, 2015 at RedLine in Denver and the event exceeded our wildest expectations. The VIP Party set the stage for a great evening with music from the Lance Acker Quartet, cocktail tasting from Randy and Ryan Layman from… Read more »