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Blackbird Farm

Blackbird Farm is dedicated to educating youth about sustainable living, farming, and healthy eating. Located on 240 acres, the farm is a beautiful place with programming that promotes environmentalism, personal growth, and community involvement through eleven day camps.

Rocky Mountain Pathways Ranch

Rocky Mountain Pathways Ranch is located in Allenspark, Colorado on 56 acres on the edge of Rocky Mountain National Park. RMPR offers eleven day experiential learning camps in which students help operate an existing dude ranch.

Washington, D.C.

Pathways in Education’s Washington DC program is a 6 day, 5 night trip in which students explore our nation’s Capital. During the trip, students tour the city while learning about the history and people that have shaped our government.

Community Service

On the Pathways in Education Community Service Trip, students participate in a 2 day, 1 night experience where they receive 10 community service hours for volunteering their time and efforts

College Tour

Pathways in Education’s College Tour is a 4 day trip that introduces students to universities and colleges by touring various schools and learning about the different programs and degrees offered.


College Readiness Experience the World is a 15 month long college readiness program that guides students towards achieving their dreams of attending college.

International Trips


2016-2017 has been quite a year for our Cuba program. After ten successful trips, sending over 300 students and staff to the beautiful country of Cuba, Pathways is now flying directly from LAX to Havana.


The Italy Program is an 11 day program where students tour the beautiful cities of Venice, Rome, and Florence, gaining an appreciation for Italian arts and humanities, Cathedrals and Basilicas, museums, and delicious cuisine.


The China Program is an 11 day program where students tour the Great Wall, Xi’an, the Forbidden City, and much more.  Our students will learn about China’s rich history, cuisine, and culture by participating in various activities, attending classes, and even volunteering at a panda sanctuary!

Experience the Value

Character Education

Pathways Programs are designed to help students discover themselves and their passions while learning the value of compassion, gratitude, hard work, and giving back.

STEAM Learning

Several Pathways Programs delve into STEAM concepts like environmental sciences and cultural immersion. These experiences help students understand the world around them and gain insight into their relationship with physical and non-physical constructs.


Many Pathways Programs ask students to challenge themselves and go outside their comfort zones, developing a deep sense of confidence and a personal leadership style.


Pathways incorporates team-building and teamwork exercises into all of its programs, teaching students about the value of collaboration and trust. Students leave their experiences more open, confident, and communicative.


Pathways’ guides and chaperones are committed to helping students honor their opportunity by keeping trips safe and fun for all. Students come away with feelings of increased pride and maturity. Doing good always feels good – a poignant and invaluable lesson for Pathways’ participants.


Students emerge from Pathways Program experiences inspired to be agents of change in their own communities. They also discover their own passion for learning, motivation to complete high school and go on to achieve their dreams.


I have definitely grown in my time here by becoming a more open, caring, and trustworthy person. – Caitlin W., Pathways Student Participant
I didn’t realize that hard work and giving back could be so fun. Teamwork makes a dream work! – Israel S., Pathways Student Participant
I’ve found myself. I’ve grown to be more independent and to always make time to focus on yourself. – Meaghan M., Pathways Student Participant
I have more faith in myself because I’ve seen what great leaders accomplished and now I have the inspiration to change the world. – Angela S., Pathways Student Participant
Because of Pathways I can feel the changes in my everyday life. I’ll never forget the people I met and the lessons I learned. – Skye J., Pathways Student Participant
This program motivates students to achieve their dreams and not let anything keep them from reaching their goals. – Stephanie K., Pathways Teacher

Our Staff

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Kellie Smith

Programs Supervisor
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Travis Scheele

RMPR Manager
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Catlyn Gilman

BBF Assistant Manager
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Amy Gross

Community Service Facilitator/OFY CREW Facilitator
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Megan Freeman

College Tour Facilitator
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Rosa Martin-Munoz

Washington, D.C. Facilitator
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