We welcome fit and enthusiastic applicants to apply. We only have a few prerequisites: you must be 19 years old at the start of the program, love the outdoors, and have some previous camping experience. You must also agree to the course rules and have reasonable fluency and understanding of English.

COLT trains teachers, not athletes, so fitness is not a determining factor for eligibility. That said, aspects of the course can be physically demanding. Decent endurance and strength will make the experience more enjoyable. We suggest that COLT students should be able to comfortably hike 10 kilometres in a mountain setting before arriving for the course.

How to Apply

STEP 1: Complete the online application form. We will email telling you we received the application.

STEP 2: You will be contacted by the COLT Director to set up a time for a phone interview. The goal of the interview is to make sure you meet the requirements of the COLT program and that the COLT program meets your needs and expectations.

STEP 3: Upon acceptance into the program, you will receive an e-mail asking you to fill out the COLT acceptance forms and provide a $2,000 deposit. Once we receive your deposit, we will send a letter of acceptance and a receipt. We don’t enrol students or hold spots until we receive the deposit. We only cash the deposit if you are accepted into the program.

Get in touch if you want more info before applying

Call us at 1-250-286-3122 or fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you right away with an info package!

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