• 2020 Summer CWFIMA Academy

    The next CWFIMA Training academy has been scheduled for the Summer session.

    Dates: June 1-7, 2020

    Venue:Coal Creek High School
                 35947 Hwy 6
                 New Castle, CO 81647

      Registration Fees
     Early: $75 per day (prior to April 15th)
     Regular: $85 per day 

  • Course Descriptions Summer 2020

     Below is a full listing of each course provided during the 2019 Summer Training Session with a brief description. 

    Courses descriptions for all classes being held at the upcoming academy can be found below. They describe the basic class and include the pre-requisite requirements.

  • Course Schedule Summer 2020


    Below is the most current schedule for the June 1-7 Summer Academy Session. 

    Click To View Course DescriptionsClick To View Course Descriptions

    Last Updated:02/18/20



  • Registration Information Summer 2020

    Registration for the Colorado Wildland Fire and Incident Management Academy (CWFIMA) is open to anyone wishing to attend, however, priority is given to agency employees.

    Student Registration Information

    Students are able to register On-Line for the upcoming Academy. Please read the following information prior to completing the Student Registration Application.

  • Upper Arkansas Valley Wildfire Foundation

    It all began in 1994 when the Colorado offered its first academy-style training at La Foret Camp in the Black Forest area northeast of Colorado Springs.  A total of 5 courses were offered and approximately 90 people from local agencies attended the 3-day event.  In 1995 we headed to the town of Eagle.  Using various locations in town, 10 courses were provided.  A total of 225 people attended the 5-day event.  In 1996 the name “Colorado Wildfire Academy” was born.  This Academy brought almost 600 people from 12 states, representing all levels of government and private enterprises.  Held in Buena Vista, the event lasted 6 days offering 20 courses.  This Academy marked 5 major changes in operation.

  • Vendor Information Summer 2020

    2020 Summer Vendor Information

    Location: Coal Ridge HIgh School
                    35947 Hwy 6
                    New Castle, CO  81647

    Academy Dates: June 1-7, 2020

    • Set up begins May 31st at 1500

    Exhibit booth fee schedule

    • 8' x 10' booth space = $375.00 (includes meals for 1 per booth space)
    • Table top space = $275.00. Additional spaces = $100.00 per space
    • Additional meal tickets = $20.00 per person – per day


    • Host hotel is either the Residence Inn or Courtyard in Glenwood Springs (approx 20 minutes from school) Nightly rate is $96

      You must reserve the rooms through us, please contact us with the dates you need.

    For additional information/questions or special requests please contact:

    •  Bernie Post  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 970-222-8698 or Laurie Oliver This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 970-759-9611


  • Vendor Registration Process Summer 2020

     Vendor Registration Process 


    Registration will ONLY be accepted online. Registration link is at the bottom of the homepage (click on the yellow V)  Contact Laurie Oliver This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if this is a problem.


    Please read and accept the vendor agreement below.

FOTP Brochure

2019 CWFIMA FOTP Brochure is available for download. The Winter 2020 version will be available at a later date.

 Download 2019 Brochure

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