The Fort Lewis College Adventure Club seeks out customized educational travel experiences for curious and active alumni, friends, and donors. From transformative excursions in the great outdoors to deep dives into diverse cultures, FLC’s AC collaborates with a network of current and emeritus professors, professional staff, and in-house experts to create journeys of a lifetime.
FLC alumni and friends of the College are welcome to join the AC on academically inspired adventures to places near and far. From whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon to sipping scotch in the Scottish Highlands, the FLC Adventure Club has a little something for everyone.
All destinations and itineraries are subject to change. For more information, please visit fortlewis.edu/adventureclub.
October: Moab / White Rim Trail Mountain Biking
January: NYC Performing Arts Showcase
May: Grand Canyon Rafting
September: Ireland Exploration
January: Japan Powder Skiing
April: Indonesia / North Sulawesi Scuba Diving
Stay in the loop about upcoming trips, share photos from past excursions, or let us know where you want to explore next by contacting Dave Kerns at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to adventuring with you soon!
James Plate (Business Administration, '14) and Max Fields (Environmental Studies, '15) didn't expect to pursue careers as farmers and ranchers, but thanks in part to their education at Fort Lewis College—and their awesomely apt names—they're finding wild success in the local agriculture industry.
Cyclists know how to endure some good suffering and one of the toughest races may be a new quasi-informal competition in Colorado. The LeadBoat Challenge, a linkage of two well-known bike races, celebrated Sarah Sturm (Art, '12) and Payson McElveen (Exercise Science, ’16) with podium finishes last weekend.
Elise Boulanger (Studio Art & Design, '21) was featured in The Durango Herald for her curatorial work on the Center of Southwest Studies exhibit “Throughline: FLC Student Works Inspired by the Center’s Collections."
After graduating from Fort Lewis College, Darcy Peter (Environmental Biology, '17) returned to her home state of Alaska for a one-month Arctic research program. After a summer of field research on her homeland, Peter says she's found her dream job.
Aurum Labs, an alumni-owned cannabis testing facility in Durango, received a new certification through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to conduct hemp compliance testing for manufactured industrial hemp products. Fort Lewis College alumni account for nearly half of the employees at Aurum Labs, which is owned by Luke Mason (Chemistry, '05) and Liz Mason (Chemistry-Biochemistry, '05).
Ricardo Caté (Education, '06) received the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. The governor's awards celebrate the foundational role that artists, art, and supporters play in the state.