Monthly Archives: June 2017

“Where have we been?”

There are no quizzes or tests for Classroom Earth. But there is one final exercise as we sit down for our final dinner. We handed the boys the atlas we’ve been using all this time. Their job during dinner is … Continue reading

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Student Post: The Controversial Dam

This post was submitted by Will B. During the 2017 Classroom Earth’s quest for knowledge about water issues in the West, the boys visited one of the largest and most controversial dams in the entire United States, Glen Canyon Dam. … Continue reading

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Farming in the Desert

Yesterday morning we paid a visit to Ute Mountain Ute Farm & Ranch Enterprise, a 7800-acre farm operated by the Ute Mountain tribe of the Ute Nation. Their company operates as a wholesaler of produce and livestock as well as … Continue reading

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Back Over the Divide!

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Student Post: Arches, Canyons, the Night Sky, and Pizza Pie

This post was submitted by Walker W. As the group started the last leg of our journey, we found ourselves focused mainly on showers and food. After 6 days of no showering, the amount of dirt and sand we managed … Continue reading

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Meet Our River Guides

You’ve heard a bit about our guides in previous posts. Let me take just a moment to express a sincere word of thanks and awe, and to give parents an idea of how much CFI’s staff invests in each outdoor … Continue reading

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Student Post: The Last Day on the River

This post was submitted by Hatcher B. The river trip was no doubt the best part of the whole trip. One night in particular stood out to me the most, and that was the fifth and final night of the … Continue reading

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