science school

yampa valley science school

Each September Yampa Valley Science School YVSS serves as many as 300 Routt County 6th grade students in a residential, experiential Science Camp operated at the historic Perry Mansfield Performing Arts Camp in Strawberry Park.

 

Operated in cooperation with local schools since 2000, YVSS incorporates a 5 day, 3 night science curriculum integrated with CO 6th grade academic standards. The goals of YVSS include: providing place-based environmental education through experiential and interactive lesson activities; providing inter-generational links and mentoring opportunities for sixth graders, high school students, college students, and community adults; and fostering integrated academic education with the public school systems. 

 

The science curriculum is broken down into 3 blocks: Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Atmosphere/Geosphere. Students  enjoy night activities including an Astronomy evening as well as traditional campfire songs and skits, take field trips in the local community and complete local service projects.

 

Junior Leader Volunteer Positions are available for high School youth ages 16-18!

Please email Carlyn at CLawatsch@rockymountainyouthcorps for more information 

CONTACT INFO

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ADDRESS

Physical & Mailing Address:

 

991 Captain Jack Drive

Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

 

PHONE

970.879.2135  

NOT FOR PROFIT

 

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