Outdoor Leadership Program

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The logo of "Catholic Outdoor Retreat" an external brand name for the Outdoor Leadership Program at Wyoming Catholic College

The Outdoor Leadership Program at Wyoming Catholic College's is a multifaceted student development, outdoor adventure, and external ministry/revenue source for the college. Students at the school participate in at least ten-weeks of outdoor and backcountry adventures during their time at the school including an initial three-week backpacking trip known as COR


Since the school's inception, it has always offered outdoor adventures to its students in some capacity, but gear, planning, and operations were initially outsourced to first the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), and, partially, the Christian organization, LeadBridge. Under the leadership of Dr. Thomas Zimmer and Kristin Anderson, however, the programs were brought in house fully in 2016. Under the brand title of COR Expeditions, the school that year began offering external programs targeted to other Catholic organizations such as colleges, high schools, and seminaries.