Help Raise $10,000 for Sowing Seeds at the GoPro Mountain Games

Walking Mountains Science Center is thrilled to announce their collaboration with TIAA Bank and the Vail Valley Foundation for the GoPro Mountain Games. This partnership was inspired by TIAA’s commitment to sustainability and supporting local efforts to involve the community. One of the foundations of TIAA Bank, is giving back to the community. With a heritage of nonprofit work, the

Check out a free Family Adventure Pack from Walking Mountains and the Library District

Colorado, particularly the Vail Valley, is known for its winters. The snow allows us to zoom down the slopes, and the White River National Forest mountain ranges look especially dramatic in white. But more and more each year, locals and visitors are becoming hip to the alpine summers. For families who want to explore and discover Colorado’s mountains, rivers, and

Discover the Petrifying Past at Fright at the Museum!

For the fifth year in a row, Walking Mountains Science Center is excited to announce the scarily-fun Fright at the Museum community event. On Saturday, October 21st, between 3:00 pm-6:00 pm they invite you to travel through the Petrifying Past at their Science Center in Avon. Explore Colorado’s geological history as you learn about dinosaurs that used to roam the

Chemistry: Safety Goggles Required Youth Program

Chemistry can be explosively fun! From endothermic to exothermic, come and explore the science behind mixtures with John McConnell Math & Science Center.  Through demonstrations and hands-on activities, participants will create fire bubbles, instant clouds, thermo sensitive slime, elephant toothpaste, and much more!  Just don’t forget to wear your safety goggles!  Changes in color, bubbling and fizzing, light production, smoke,

Colorado Native Youth Program This Weekend!

Travel back in time to learn about Colorado’s history. Calling all kids to come out to Walking Mountains Science Center to learn life skills from the state’s American Indian cultures. Walking Mountains is partnering with Denver Museum of Nature and Science to present an hour long Colorado Native program for Kindergarten through 6th graders. Before the Anglo settlers moved into

Winter Adventures Beyond the Lifts

To me, winter is the accumulation of everything I love about the natural world frozen and put on display, crystalline and shimmering. Bird song seems more vibrant as it echoes off snow-covered cliff sides and tracks left in fresh powder reveal to us the past marchings of wild things. Right around this time, mid-January, the winter season seems to settle