Indiana University Bloomington
CORE: Conservation and Outdoor Recreation/Education Program
image of CORE students hiking down a dirt road

Make Your Education an Adventure!

CORE student rapellingThe CORE Program is a semester-long outdoor leadership course that runs each spring. The CORE Program satisfies half of the required professional development hours for the Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Human Ecology major and all but two requirements for the Outdoor Recreation Minor through the School of Public Health-Bloomington. Undergraduate students now earn 15 credits and graduate students earn 12 credits. More than just classes, CORE is an experience in:

Download your CORE application here


Now accepting applications for Spring 2016 semester.

The deadline for applications is November 30th, 2015.

Check out pictures of the class of 2010's successful summit of Mt. Ellen on our multi-media gallery.

Program Director, Alan Ewert, awarded the IU Student Choice Award in 2010

The CORE office is located inside IU Outdoor Adventures in Eigenmann 029.

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