Looking for something to keep your middle school student occupied during Eagle County School District’s February winter break? Walking Mountains Science Center will be offering two days of School’s Out Camp to provide engaging learning opportunities coupled with outdoor adventure and fun.
These camps are designed to keep your child entertained and engaged during the Eagle County School District’s mid-winter break. Walking Mountains is dedicated to providing high-quality, state curriculum-complementary science education to Eagle County youth year-round. Availability for these camps is limited, so register today!
The cost for each camp is $35 with scholarships available for those who qualify. Please contact Rachel Zacher at email@example.com or 970-827-9725 x117 for more information on scholarships.
School’s Out: Snow Science Camp
On Wednesday, February 15th students in 5th-8th grades can participate in Schools’ Out: Snow Science Camp at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon. During this day of outdoor exploration, students will dig snow pits, learn how to analyze layers in the snow, and have fun on snowshoes! In addition, avalanche experts from White Room Adventures will be on hand to teach students about avalanches and backcountry safety. The program’s goal is to increase avalanche awareness in Colorado’s backcountry for local youth while they investigate the science behind the changing snowpack. Click here to learn more and register for this camp.
School’s Out: STEM Staying Alive Camp
On Thursday, February 16th we are excited to partner with Vail Valley Medical Center to offer School’s Out: STEM Staying Alive camp for students in 6th-8th grades. Join us for a day of learning and fun as we go behind the scenes of Vail Valley Medical Center’s Gypsum Urgent Care to explore the technology and tools that medical professionals use as they work to save lives! We will spend the afternoon at Walking Mountains Science Center exploring the connection between STEM and winter survival skills as they relate to staying safe and warm in outdoor winter environments. Click here to learn more and register for this camp.