Biomed Bootcamp for 7th and 8th graders

Biomed Bootcamp

Does your child love math and science? Do they have an interest in fun science-based activities? If so, join Colorado State’s Biomedical Engineering Society for Biomed Bootcamp! A four hour long exploration of biomedical engineering on October 12th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, at the Scott Bioengineering Building (700 Meridian Avenue). Tour the labs in the biomedical engineering building and learn more about engineering in the medical field through four fun activities:

– Make your own magnetic slime
– Build & Code an electrocardiogram (EKG)
– Experiment with an artificial artery
– Play with our muscle car, converting muscle into electrical energy

The camp is intended for 7th and 8th graders. Registration is free, but limited to 30 students on a first come first serve basis.

If you have any questions please contact csu.bmesociety@gmail.com

Housing Navigator for Faculty/Staff

The CSU Housing Navigator provides one-on-one counseling appointments to provide information and resources regarding:

  • Short-term rental assistance opportunities
  • Rental housing search assistance
  • Common rental issues, e.g. lease review and other housing related information
  • Pre-purchase housing counseling
  • Information on homebuyer education and post-purchase resources

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Housing Navigator Website

CONTACT:
DEBBIE MAYER

(970) 491-3233
Deborah.Mayer@colostate.edu

CARE Program at CSU

The CARE program connects and refers CSU employees to local health and social services resources. Its goals are to build effective working relationships with employees and community agencies, help employees navigate work-life challenges, increase awareness of programs and resources available to employees, and be an advocate for employees to support fair access to quality resources. For more information, visit https://CARE.colostate.edu/ or call for an appointment. Phone numbers:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday (970)491-4839
    Location: General Services Building Room 316
  • Tuesday, Thursday (970)658-6158
    Location: Palmer Center

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CARE Program website

Phone: (970)491-4839 (M,W,F)
(970)491-658-6158 (T, Th)

Early Childhood Center

The CSU Early Childhood Center has been serving children and families in the Fort Collins community since 1929 and works in partnership with families to ensure a quality educational experience for children between the ages of 6 weeks to 6 years.

CSU faculty, staff and students receive priority enrollment on a space available basis. The ECC functions as a lab school, so this program has the dual advantage of significantly improving the research, teaching and  learning opportunities for CSU students and faculty in diverse academic programs while enhancing the child-care options for campus parents.

Info

CSU Early Childhood Center Website

Phone: (970)491-7082

Sunshine House

The independently owned and operated Sunshine House, located on Perennial Lane between CSU’s main campus and the Vet Teaching hospital, offers programs to children 6 weeks to 12 years old.

CSU employees enjoy priority enrollment when space is available.

Info

Phone: (970)491-2862

Summer Camps for Kids

Youth Sport Camps

Our Youth Sports Camps, sponsored by the Department of Health and Exercise Science, offer more than 60 sessions during the summer. Take advantage of excellent programs, great value, and the convenience of having your children right here on campus.

C2C provides a 15 percent tuition discount for the children of CSU employees. The discount is automatically applied when you enter your CSU ID at registration.

After School Programs

The College of Health and Human Sciences’ Youth Sport Camps program offers a camp that runs during the school year, at a reduced price, thanks to C2C.

Camps run from after-school through 6 p.m. on weekdays when schools are in session. Camps are held in and around the Moby facility. Curriculum is based on the FunLIFE camp model, and includes sports, campus exploration, crafts, swimming, yoga, and many additional activities.

Transportation is provided for Bauder, Beattie, Bennett, Dunn, Harris and O’Dea Elementary schools only. Students from other schools are welcome to join the program, but should make their own transportation arrangements.

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After School Programs Information

Phone: (970)491-6318

Email: ysc@chhs.colostate.edu

ComPsych Guidance Resources

Need assistance planning a vacation, finding child care or purchasing a car? What about obtaining information on writing a will or caring for an elderly parent? The Employee Assistance Program at CSU includes resources to help employees work out some of the more complex and time-consuming issues in their lives.

ComPsych’s GuidanceResources, our EAP provider, offers an employee benefit program that includes counseling, financial planning services, and legal advice, as well as a comprehensive website to provide guidance and resources on topics ranging from parenting a teenager to planning for emergencies.

When you call ComPsych’s GuidanceResources, a consultant will talk to you about your specific situation and connect you to a resource specialist who will begin to research alternative solutions to your questions. Within a few business days, you’ll have a full report of practical information and affordable alternatives that can be delivered to you via e-mail, fax or second-day air.

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Employees and their family members can access this and other EAP resources 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling (800)497-9133 or logging in to GuidanceResources.com (first-time users create a login ID and password. When prompted, use agency ID “CSUEAP”).