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Vail Summer Camp Info

What's Happening

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 9 am - 5 pm,  Monday - Saturday -

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Register HERE for Summer Camp!

Events Calendar

All Walking Mtns Programs

Take a look at what is happening at Walking Mountains Science Center, follow this link to view all events online.

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What's Happening?

Community Programs

Visit our new center in Avon for tons of fun: nature tours, astronomy, family naturalist club, weather programs & more!

» Program Schedule

Natalia Hanks School Programs Fund

Remembering Natalia

1950 - 2013

Celebrate Natalia's years of passion & commitment to Walking Mountains with a gift to support her important work.

»Natalia Hanks School Programs Fund

School Programs

September through June

We're out exploring and learning about food chains, insects, living things, and biodiversity!  Teachers, there's still field program availabilty! » learn more

Annual Giving

Keep the wonder alive!

Support our Annual Fund today with your membership.  Funds are used to provide over 3,000 school children annually with experiential, outdoor programs. » learn more


About Us

Your Science Center

Learn about the state-of-the-art new science center in Avon.  Our LEED candidate buildings are a teaching model!

» learn more






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      p.o. box 9469
318 walking mountains lane
        avon, co 81620

  970.827.9725 p 970.827.9730 f


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Walking Mountains operates under special use permit from the White River National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider.  All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Walking Mountains Science Center™ is a 501(3c) nonprofit that provides place-based education in natural and environmental science through science programs for Eagle County schools, summer science day camps and overnight camps, adult and family excursions that take place across Vail, Colorado and Eagle County, Colorado. Graduate fellows can apply to be environmental educators and intern naturalists. Our educational programs enhance scientific literacy, build environmental awareness, and inspire stewardship in children, adults, residents and visitors to the Vail area and Rocky Mountains. The science center recently achieved LEED Platinum Certification for the Buck Creek Campus from the U.S. Green Building Council.