Lights, Camera, Girls in STEM: Film Festival!

Keystone Science School partners with Breckenridge Film Festival to teach participating girls about how to break into the male-dominated film industry. This program is for any female student grades 3-12th grade. Students can register on the Girls in STEM webpage.

The film industry is predominantly male, but there’s a national movement to change that. Keystone Science School and Breckenridge Film Festival are partnering to engage young women with a variety of careers in the film industry.

Girls in STEM: Film Festival, designed for girls 3rd-12th grade, is a program allowing each participant to be a part of a film team which will produce a short film with the support of female film professionals who are attending the Breck Film Fest.

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The short films will screen during a special, free, and open to the public program during the Breck Film Fest at the Breckenridge Theater on Sunday, September 22nd at 12:30 pm. This screening is part of a four-day festival showcasing more than 100 films, special events, outreach activities and more that attracts several thousand participants to the authentic mountain town of Breckenridge each year.

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Limited Summer Camp Space Available

Updated July 16, 2019

If you are still searching for late summer plans for your child, look no further! We currently have limited, first-come first-serve, availability on the following day and overnight summer camp programs. If you experience a waitlist while registering online, please call (970)468-2098 for current availability.

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Day Camp Availability

Twinkle & Stellar Day Camp - Ages 5-10

Week 7: Play it Physic-cool! (7/22-7/26)
Jump up, jump up, and get down! In this week of fascinating physics, explore why things that jump up must come down.

Week 8: Shiver Me Timbers! (7/29-8/2)
Climb aboard our pirate ship as we voyage upon Lake Dillon. Learn where all that water comes from and where it goes, or ye’ll be walking the plank.

Week 9: Fanatic for the STEM-actic (8/5-8/9)
Campers will test their skills in design and creation, this session will be full of Maker Space activities, pine box cars, catapults, and Roller Coaster designs.

Week 10: Celebration of Curiosity! (8/12-8/16)
Let loose your curiosity in the last session of the Summer of Curiosity. Let’s find out what makes each camper unique, and celebrate our different cultures.

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Sipping for Science: A Fundraiser for KSS CATCH Programs

On Thursday, May 30th, Keystone Science School hosted our third annual Sipping for Science event at Keystone Ranch. This elegant evening welcomed 100 guests to an evening of fine dining paired with a variety of excellent wines. The wines for the evening were sponsored by local restaurants, The Canteen-Tap House And Tavern and Robbie's Tavern for the second year in a row.

During the evening we highlighted Keystone Science School’s CATCH After School and Summer CATCH Camp programs. These programs provide critical after school and summertime childcare for working families in Summit County. Keystone Science School works diligently to keep these programs affordable and accessible for all by fundraising over $430,000 annually which accounts for 81% of the annual program budget.

sipping for science kss 1Top Right: Executive Director, Ellen Reid shares the history and need of the KSS CATCH programs. Bottom Left: Geoff Buchheister, Vice President and General Manager of Keystone Resort, shares the various ways that Vail Resorts EpicPromise supports KSS including donating the meal, space, and staffing at Keystone Ranch for Sipping for Science.

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NOVA Camp: Fly Fishing Adventures Will Hook Campers

Each KSS NOVA Day Camp (ages 11-13) provides campers with lifelong skills through the infusion of Science, Adventure, and FUN! NOVA Camp: Fly Fishing Adventures, June 24th-28th, is a perfect example of teaching outdoor skills and science. Throughout the week, campers will learn casting technique along with the lifecycle of all things living in and around our Colorado mountain rivers. After this program campers will understand terms like back cast, chironomid, dropper, and the hatch.

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NOVA Camp: Health & Human Anatomy Strengthens Minds and Muscles

All of Keystone Science School NOVA Day Camps (ages 11 -13) incorporate leadership and specific skills creating a unique week for each camper. NOVA Camp: Health and Human Anatomy, June 17th-21st, is a perfect combination of Science Adventure, and FUN! Throughout the week, campers will learn about the human body along with the lifelong skill of First Aid and CPR taught by KSS Camp Director, Seth Oglesby.

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