Summer Programs at Walking Mountains Science Center

The summer season is right around the corner and so is the new community programs schedule for Walking Mountains Science Center !  There is something for everyone at our new state-of-the-art science and nature center in Avon, CO.  Bring the whole family out to explore our beautiful natural surroundings.  The Center offers interpretive trails, interactive hands-on exhibits, nature tours, an astronomy club, preschool programs, a local weather station,

Science in the Hands of Kids Night at the Homestake Peak School Gym

There are still about 50 spots available for this event! Presented by the Gifted Education Team… Science in the Hands of Kids Night Friday, April 6, 2012,  6-8pm Homestake Peak School Gym 750 Eagle Road, Eagle-Vail, CO 81620 Reservation REQUIRED Hands-on fun with science & engineering for all kids grades  K – 5 RSVP &  adult chaperone required Please RSVP

Worm Composting and Frequently Asked Questions

Walking Mountains Science Center recently held the Science Behind Worm Composting at our new campus in Avon, CO.  The class was such a success, we thought we share a few highlights and FAQs about worms and composting. Due to the popularity of this class, we will likely hold another sometime soon. Keep an eye on our online event calendar for upcoming community classes. Worm Composting A worm

Vail Family Activities – Winter Wonders

Stop by the new Science and Nature Center in Avon to get immersed in the winter ecology of Colorado.  This family friendly program is full of engaging activities and fascinating information about the flora and fuana of our mountain valley.  The program will be presented indoors at Walking Mountains Science Center, it will be offered every Monday thru April 2012. Winter Wonders Monday, January 2nd 7pm

Vail Family Activities – Check Out an Adventure Pack at Walking Mountains and Take Your Family on a Nature Exploration!

Visit us at the new science center in Avon to embark on a day of family outdoor exploration!  We have naturalist adventure backpacks available for free checkout at our visitor’s center.  Take a look as Dale Versteegen, Community Programs Coordinator for Walking Mountains, goes through each of the goodies you’ll find in a pack.  You may check out a backpack

Walking Mountains Science Center Photo Gallery

If you haven’t been to the new Science Center in Avon yet, take a look at the photo gallery below to see what you’ve been missing! We offer many programs for children and adults, download a winter community programs schedule and come on out to explore your curious nature today! Walking Mountains Science Center is open Monday – Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Admission is

Winter Programs at Walking Mountains Science Center

Winter is right around the corner and so is the new community programs schedule for Walking Mountains Science Center!  There is something for everyone at our new state-of-the-art science and nature center in Avon, CO.  Bring the whole family out to explore our beautiful natural surroundings.  The Center offers interpretive trails, interactive hands-on exhibits, nature tours, an astronomy club, preschool

Vail Family Activities – Join Our Family Naturalist Club

The science and nature center is now open to the public! Free admission, open M-Sat 10am – 6pm. Walking Mountains Science Center Fall Programs Schedule The inaugural session of our family naturalist club is coming up this weekend!  Beginning September 3rd, we’ll meet at our new campus on the first Saturday of every month to engage in nature and develop your naturalist skills.  The club is geared toward