Here, we understand that there’s no better way to connect with Mother Nature than to experience her beauty in our own backyard. Here, we learn on foot and applaud imagination – following animal tracks, wading in streams, crawling in the grass, and staying up late to visit with the moon and count the stars. We learn about ourselves from the birds, bugs, and blossoms.
This group of amateur astronomers meets at Walking Mountains Science Center. The group is made up of adults and children alike, anyone with an interest in astronomy at any level is invited to learn about features in space, using telescopes, and interpreting the night sky. Audience: All ages, elementary aged children should be accompanied by an adult.
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 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.