Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon is hosting an Earth Day Essay Contest for local students in grades 3-12! Essays are due next Friday (4/11), and must address the following prompt: “Describe your vision for new and creative ways to help our community live in harmony on Planet Earth. Think BIG, but practical – what kinds of changes would you like to see that could really make a difference in our valley?”
AWESOME prizes will be awarded to three winners, one in each age division:
Grades 3-5: a brand new Android tablet
Grades 6-8: another brand new Android tablet
Grades 9-12: a special edition, custom designed Walking Mountains Weston snowboard
Walking Mountains is also currently accepting applications for PAID 8-week summer internships for high school students. Earn free college credit and get to work outdoors, performing data collection for the US Forest Service! This is an AMAZING opportunity for any high schoolers interested in wilderness work and environmental science! Click here for more info.