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Social Program

Icebreaker Reception

Saturday, June 20
McHugh Commons and Alumni Plaza

Night In on the Quad

Tuesday, June 23
Quad in front of Worner Campus Center

Tuesday Afternoon Activities


Tuesday Afternoon Bus Schedule - Sign Up at AAPM Registration Desk
Limit 45 passengers/bus

Bus A departure times from Colorado College; continuously looping between Colorado College and Garden of the Gods
*last return bus departs from Garden of the Gods at 6:00pm*

Bus B departure times from Colorado College; continuously looping between Colorado College and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
*last return bus departs from the Zoo at 5:30pm*
Bus C departure times from Colorado College; continuously looping between Colorado College and Cave of the Winds
*last return bus departs from the Cave of the Winds at 5:30pm*

Garden of the Gods
- A Registered National Natural Landmark. On Tuesday afternoon, AAPM Summer School buses will depart from campus after lunch. No charge for the Tuesday bus trip, and park admission is free.

Trails and Hiking
Garden of the Gods Bus Tours - additional cost of $5.00 adults, $2.50 children
This tour leaves from the front of the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center every half-hour for a 20-minute narrated tour of the geology and history of the Park and the Pikes Peak region of Colorado.

Cave of the Winds
This Colorado attraction is an unusual geology adventure that will appeal to hikers, cavers and adventurers; a natural attraction not to be missed if you’ve never caved before. Please see their website for more details. Comfortable hiking clothes recommended (running shoes and jeans or shorts with light jacket). On Tuesday afternoon, the AAPM Summer School buses will take you to the Cave of the Winds, and bring you back in time for our banquet.
Discovery Tour (45 minutes, $18 Adult)
or Lantern Tour (1.5 hour, $22 Adult)
Note: There is an early bird discount if you book online in advance, but tickets are nonrefundable.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - Awesome little zoo with a fantastic view of the city and surrounding area. Well worth a visit just to feed the giraffes. Features a tram, carousel and sky ride. Adults $14.25, children under 11 $7.25 Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides regular transportation to the Zoo entrance on weekends. Get $2 off Zoo admission coupon when you ride the bus! (Ask the bus driver when boarding).

Pike's Peak Highway Tour available through Gray Line
Enjoy spectacular mountain views and explore Pike’s Peak Tuesday afternoon. (This does not include the cog railway, as that tour starts at 8:30 am.) The bus goes directly up to the Peak with stops to acclimatize to the altitude.  Tuesday tour: 1:15-5:30  pm daily. $50 (AMA discount 10%)  Pick up at Worner Center on campus if requested. Take sunglasses, warm jacket, water and camera. Call Gray Line at 1-800-345-8197 to book.

AAPM IDOL- Wednesday Talent Show

Have you ever seen a faculty director act like a dog, roll over and play dead – right there on the Summer School stage? It happened in years past!  It takes a little talent and a lot of guts to be a star at the greatest show in Medical Physicsdom. Bring your props, costumes, best drinking songs, or musical instruments. The AAPM Talent Show is ready to rock Wednesday 8:30 pm at Bemis Hall.