YouthPower365 Transplants Sowing Seeds Program to Walking Mountains

For seven years, Sowing Seeds has introduced young students in Eagle County to the world of gardening, healthy eating and environmental stewardship. Stem by stem, leaf by leaf, hundreds of children have learned a valuable lesson: that time, patience, and constant care create amazing results. Since its inception, Sowing Seeds has been owned and managed by the Vail Valley Foundation’s

Walking Mountains Science Center’s STEM Program Receives National Accreditation

Walking Mountains Science Center’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Leadership Academy has been recognized by Change the Equation as an accomplished STEM program. Change the Equation is a national organization created in response to President Obama’s call to provide every student educational opportunities in STEM. Change the Equation created STEMworks as a means to vet STEM programs across the country using a

Eagle Valley Schools Journey Towards Sustainability

Dozens of passionate and dedicated Eagle Valley students and teachers went above and beyond academic requirements last year to find ways to save energy at school. They are part of a growing coalition of Eco-Schools joining the Eagle Valley’s journey toward sustainability. Together, schools have saved over $11,500 in their energy bills in the past two years all thanks to

That’s a Wrap! 2015/16 School Programs in Review

As fast as the winter snow gives way to budding aspens and blooming wildflowers each year, another school year has wrapped up and unfolded into summer. Throughout the academic year, Walking Mountains Science Center has the pleasure of working with thousands of students in Eagle County through our programs. Whether discovering crinoid fossils that indicate the ancient oceans of Colorado’s