Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to the 100 Elk Outdoor Center?

100 Elk Outdoor Center is just north of Buena Vista in the Upper Arkansas River Valley, nestled between the Mosquito Mountain Range and the Collegiate Peaks of the Sawatch Range. The Outdoor Center is up at about 9000 feet in the forested foothills just below Mt. Yale and Mt. Columbia (both 14,000 foot peaks). Click here for directions to our facilities

Typically what does the daily Activity Schedule look like?

Click here to see a sample of our daily rotation schedule

What should my child pack?

Click here to see our recommended packing list.

What if my child has food allergies?

Notify the 100 Elk Director of your child’s special needs and we will try to accommodate them when possible. For those who have unique needs, you may be asked to bring supplemental food for meals.

What if my child needs to take medication?

As with regular school enrollment, the accompanying school staff or designated adults can administer medication as required.

Are emergency services provided on property?

The staff is trained in First Aid and basic emergency response care. If there is a need to take the child off property into town for emergency services, it is the responsibility of the school and chaperones to arrange for transportation.

What will the weather be like?

For daily forecasts, we suggest checking

How can my child attend youth camp in the summer?

During the summer months Adventure Unlimited operates youth camp programs at the same facilities. For more information on their organization and programs visit: