Colorado Youth Outdoors is Where Relationships Grow! CYO exists to build relationships through traditional outdoor recreation. We strengthen relationships between youth and their parents, teens and significant adults, youth with their peers, families, and all of our clients with the amazing natural resources in Colorado.

At Swift Ponds, our 240-acre outdoor education and recreation facility, we build relationships through traditional outdoor recreation, including fishing, fly tying, archery, shooting sports and so much more.  Providing an environment that fosters relationships, and providing the time to learn and enjoy outdoor recreation, is the truly unique gift of CYO.

CYO has grown from a school-based evening program to a site based regional program in Northern Colorado serving multiple communities and the youth and families within them. The programming we provide creates fun, lasting memories, and a lifelong love of the outdoors.