Basalt, Colorado is located midvalley between Aspen and Carbondale. Recreation is a large part of everyone's life in this valley and our goal is to see our valley's children have enjoyable and safe ways to recreate in the valley. Visit our website, www.basaltexpressrec.org for a complete list of recreation opportunities.
Camp Chip-a-Tooth is an after-school and out-of-school program for children ages 5 years and up. CCAT has been located on the BES campus since 1997. During the school year, Camp Chip-a-Tooth is an unstructured, supervised free-play program. It is our philosophy that just because we as parents work an 8-10 hour day, does not mean our children should do the same! Our children need to “blow off steam” after a long day at school. CCAT offers arts & crafts, homework help, outside play supervision, athletic activities and down time if necessary. During out of school time such as school holidays and summer break, camp hours are 7:30am - 5:30pm. CCAT is also open on Early Release Wednesdays - 1:50pm - 6:00pm. Visit us on FACEBOOK.
Children who are not in good physical and emotional health cannot devote their full attention to learning. For children to become successful in school they may need help in overcoming physical, social and emotional barriers. The Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork School District works with families to make sure that children have access to doctors, dentists, ophthalmologists, counselors, warm clothes, a safe home, and activities that build their self esteem.
When we work intensively with families to make sure their child's needs are met:
- 78% show an improvement in learning behavior
- 88% an improvement in academics
- 89% see an improvement in general behavior
- 78% demonstrate an improvement in their health
Visit our website for more information http://frc.rfsd.k12.co.us
Mentoring and More
For 40 years, the Buddy Program has been pairing qualified mentors with young people referred to the program. The roots of the Buddy Program come from a local mental health counseling director who recognized that many of his young clients could benefit from an extra caring person in their lives. In response to increased demand for services, the Buddy Program extended one-on-one mentoring through El Jebel in 1994 and through Carbondale in 2010. Over the years, additional benefits for participating youth have been implemented. Examples include paying for therapeutic counseling, scholarships for extra-curricular activities and continuing education, and connecting youth and their families with other agencies as necessary. The Buddy Program added Experiential Group Mentoring programs in 2010 and Lemonade Day in 2012, from Aspen through Glenwood Springs.
To become a Buddy or find out more information visit our website www.buddyprogram.org.
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Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC) are in Black Hawk, Glenwood Springs, Basalt, Edwards and Rifle, Colorado. Each community health center is as unique as the town in which it is located, but all share the same mission:
“To provide high quality, integrated primary, behavioral, and dental health care in the communities we serve, with special consideration for the medically underserved, regardless of ability to pay.”
We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide your healthcare at Mountain Family Health Centers! Whether you need a routine physical exam, have the flu, need help managing your diabetes or depression, or urgent care, you can trust us for high quality service regardless if you have insurance or not. We accept most private insurances, Medicaid and Medicare, and offer sliding scale programs and other assistance programs for any person who is uninsured.