We are now open on a weekly basis – Monday thru Saturday, 10am – 6pm. Entrance to the Science Center is free. Aside from many fantastic, new programs we also have Geology, Mountain Communities and Sustainability exhibits, interpretive outdoor trails and gardens, an interactive building dashboard measuring energy consumption, a weather station and much more! Come on out and explore your curious nature…
Fall 2011 Programs on Campus
Nature Walks – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (2-3pm)
All Ages, FREE
Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for an educational hike around the Science Center property. Learn aboutr the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain community.
Family Naturalist Club – First Saturday of Each Month
Begins 9/3 (10am – Noon)
Elementary Children + Adult, $10 per child/adult pair, $5 per additional child
Develop your naturalist skills as you explore the outdoor features of the Science Center.
EarthKeepers PreSchool Program – Every Other Friday
Begins 9/23 (9am – 11am)
2-5 years + adult, $10 per child/adult pair, $5 per additional child
Practice using your senses, exploring, interactive activities, and listening to stories to learn about the changes during the fall season.
Eagle Valley Astronomical Society – Second Thursday of Each Month
Begins 10/13 (7:30 – 9pm)
All Ages, elementary aged children must be accomanied by an adult. Membership available, drop-ins welcome. FREE
Anyone with an interest in astronomy at any level is invited to learn about tfeatures in space, using telescopes and interpreting the night sky.
Full Moon Program – 10/11, 11/9 (8-9pm)
All Ages, FREE
Hike in the light of the full moon. Listen to the stories of the sky and discover the adaptations of nocturnal animals.
Weather Basics – 10/15, 11/12 (4-5:30pm)
Learn about the Walking Mountains Science Center onsite weather station and practice analyzing previous weather data. Try predicting your own weather trends!
Family Weather Explorers – 10/22, 11/19 (4-5:30pm)
Elementary and Middle School children + adult, $10 per child/adult pair, $5 per additional child
Learn about the Walking Mountains Science Center onsite weather station and the different factors that make the weather unique every day.
Volunteer Training Workshops – 9/16 (4-6pm), 9/17 (10am – Noon)
Learn about the Walking Mountains Science Center volunteer program. Opportunities for greeting visitors, learning local ecology, administrative support and other possibilities are available.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm
Walking Mountains Science Center
(970) 827-9725 | www.walkingmountains.org