ABOUT THIS UNIVERSITY
Please note: Map and campus details are for general information only. Once you enroll, you will have access to our specific location on campus. Want to Carpool? Go green and save some green when you carpool to camp. After you enroll, you’ll be able to network with other families. Yep, we built an app for that.
ABOUT CSU FORT COLLINS COMPUTER CAMPS
This is our 6th season hosting Fort Collins, CO summer camps at our Colorado State University location. We strike the right balance between off-computer activities (creative games, sports, life skills, etc.) and essential technology education to foster STEM skill development (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Our popular Colorado summer day camps and overnight camps allow students to explore tech interests in a fun, yet challenging setting.
We have chosen Colorado State University to host our day camp and overnight camps because of its convenient location, beautiful surroundings and high academic prestige. Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, Colorado State University is an agricultural campus as well as a mountain campus. Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Our summer camps at Colorado State University give students the opportunity to take in iD’s challenging program while enjoying a culturally rich, collegiate atmosphere. Colorado State University, dubbed “The Green University,” is a leader in environmental solutions and ranked as a prestigious university in the U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of “America’s Best Colleges and Universities.”
CSU is located north of the Denver metro area, less than an hour away from Denver International Airport. Come check out our CO summer camps!
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS FACTS
Schools at Colorado State University: CSU offers many academic areas of study through the College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts, College of Applied Human Sciences, Warner College of Natural Resources, College of Natural Sciences, and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Student Population: CSU has approximately 24,983 students, with the following breakdown: 20,765 undergraduates, 2,332 master’s students, 1,347 doctoral students, and 539 professional students in the College of Biomedical and Veterinary Medicine.
Rankings: Colorado State’s most prestigious program is the Professional Veterinary Medicine program, which is currently ranked second in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. It is also first in the country in terms of federal research dollars. Among public and private national universities, U.S. News and World Report ranked CSU 124th (within the “Top Tier”) and 59th among public universities, making it the perfect Colorado summer camp location.
Athletics: A member of the Mountain West Conference (which consists of 8 other universities), CSU’s Rams compete in the NCAA’s Division I and fields 16 sponsored intercollegiate sports (10 for women and 6 for men). CSU has won 9 Mountain West Conference tournament championships and has either won or had a share of 11 regular season titles.
Distinguished Alumni & Personnel: CSU has graduated many notable alumni including Wayne Allard, United States Senator from Colorado; Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken; Kim Ung-yong, who has the Guinness Record for highest IQ; Roy R. Romer, former Colorado governor; Bill Ritter, former Denver District Attorney; Joey Porter, professional football player and member of 2006 Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers.
Points of Interest: At the heart of the CSU campus lies an expansive green area (2,065 feet around), known as the Oval. Beautifully lined with 65 American Elm trees, the Oval was once the center of campus and is still a major landmark at Colorado State University. Another major complex, the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital was constructed in 1979. It consists of four main buildings including the Main Hospital, the Horse and Food Animal Hospital, the Large Animal Isolation Facility, and the Raptor Facility. The hospital is located just south of the main campus in Fort Collins, and is a full service hospital. Divided into small and large animal clinics, the hospital annually serves 19,000 small animals and 2,700 large animals from around the world. The Veterinary program at Colorado State is one of the most respected in the nation.