The next CWFIMA Training academy has been scheduled for the Summer session. It will run from June 2-8, 2018 and classes will be held at Salida High School, Salida, CO.

Dates: June 2-8, 2018
Venue: Salida High School, Salida, CO


For more information about

  • Early Registration Fee:  $75 per day (Before April 16)
  • Regular Registration Fee: $80 per day (April 16-May 15)
  • Late Registration Fee:  $90 per day (if after May 15)


IMT Trainees: $45 per day

IMT Trainees will work with qualified IMT members to accomplish jobs in their 'taskbook'. Command & General Staff, Plans, Logistics, Information and limited Finance positions are available. Trainees will be required to commit to a minimum of 4 days.

Class Location Address:

Salida High School
26 Jones Ave
Salida, CO 81201

Host Hotels Listing:

Please choose from one of the host hotel options.

  • To make reservations; call hotel and refer to the Group Name or click on the Link if provided.
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be provided daily at the Venue.
Host HotelRateDistance to VenueMake Reservation

Baymont Inn & Suites
74   US Hwy 50
Salida, CO

Single / Double
 3.0 miles

Log onto thier website; Baymount Inn & Suites
Put in the Group Code: CGWFAC

Super 8
525 West Rainbow (Hwy 50)
Salida, CO 


$93 Single / Double 3.0 miles

(719) 539-6689
Ask to be placed in the room block stated as;
"Colorado Summer Wildfire Academy"

Comfort Inn & Suites

315 East Rainbow Rd
Salida, CO


$119 Single / Double  3.0 miles  Log into the link; Comfort Inn & Suites


**Camping will be available at the Salida High School (to reserve camping please call 719-589-1400 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

There are other smaller motels, rentals and campgrounds in the area; visit  


IMT Opportunities

CWFIMA is now accepting applications for IMT Position.

 Click to Apply Online!

Summer Academy

2018 Summer CWFIMA Academy
June 2 - 8, 2018
Salida High School - Salida, CO

Course schedule will be posted  by Mar 1

Summer Catalog

2018 Summer Academy

2018 Summer CWFIMA Academy Brochure is now available for download.

  Download 2018 Brochure

Student Registration

Student RegistrationStudents are able to register On-Line for the upcoming Academy, please read the following information prior to completing the Student Registration Application. document Click to download a PDF of the NWCG Nomination Form (15 KB) .

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Trainee Application

Trainee RegistrationCWFIMA provides a great opportunity for trainees working on taskbooks to receive on-the-job training and evaluation working under qualified Type 1 and Type 2 Command & General Staff.

Vendor & Exhibitor Registration

v vendorA key aspect of the student experience while enrolled at the CWFIMA is access to vendors who offer an array of wildland fire and emergency response equipment, supplies, and services.

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