Tweens & Teens


VIRTUAL MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK CLUB

Do you have a middle school-aged child who loves to read? This program is just right for them! Invite them to join the Virtual Middle School Book Club. The February 2021 book is “The Inquisition” by Taran Matharu. Email Ali at amurray@vailgov.com
to get the Google Meet specifics.  The meeting will be Friday March 5th.

Apply to Girls Who Code’s Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) for an unforgettable summer experience! During this FREE 2-week virtual program, you’ll learn the computer science skills you need to make an impact, get an inside look into the tech field, and join a supportive lifelong sisterhood — all while being virtually hosted by influential companies, like Twitter, AT&T, Bank of America, Walmart, and more.

Current 9th -11th-grade girls and non-binary students are eligible to apply. SIP is 100% free and need-based stipends of up to $300 are available for those who qualify. Low tech? No tech? No problem! Girls Who Code is there to support you!

Apply here before the early acceptance deadline in mid-February and remember to affiliate with us, Marmot Library Network, as your Community Partner on your application to receive priority consideration. 

Join the Girls Who Code Application Party! Sign up to attend a SIP Application Party with Candice from GWC on February 8th at 3:30 pm MST. Join a Girls Who Code staff member and other students to help start your application and ask any questions!

Please feel free to contact Cricket for more information cpylman@vailgov.com.

TEEN HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Tips to Help Teens Cope During COVID-19

When our world changes quickly and suddenly because of things like COVID-19, it is common to experience changes in our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Feelings of anxiety, fear or worry are typical in stressful situations.


teen health The award-winning Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular, and self-help support. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, LGBTQ+ issues and more.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

FINANCIAL PATH TO GRADUATION

The tool helps students with financial aid offers decide whether to enroll in a specific school and how to pay for it, using data and guidelines. This page explains where and how we got those numbers and guidelines.

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COLLEGE ADMISSION HELP

Vail Public Library offers access to EBSCO Learning Express. Click on the images below for more information.

 


MOUNTAIN YOUTH

Looking for an opportunity for leadership?
Mountain Youth’s work ensures Eagle County youth remain a priority; striving to be a community where young people are equipped with skills that support healthy bodies, healthy minds and improved decision making and leadership skills to guide their lives. We are a nimble organization focused on creating a better Eagle County for all — giving youth a voice in our community.


TEEN BOOKS


YALSA’S TEENS’ TOP TEN

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year!

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LITTLE FREE LIBRARY PROJECT

Over the summer, our Teen Reading Group built five little free libraries! Have a book? Leave a book! Want a book? Take a book! Always free, the little free libraries are the “town square” of a community and thanks to our amazing teens, Vail has five.

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