Making a Positive Impact

Eagle River Youth Coalition (ERYC) continues to grow and evolve under its mission “to collaborate with Eagle River youth-serving organizations to assess prevention needs, coordinate substance abuse reduction efforts, and build capacity through strategic plans, programs and policies around the issues facing young people."

Explore how ERYC continues to make a positive impact on young people’s lives through youth suicide prevention efforts and Youth Leaders Council. Learn about the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, ERYC’s largest data assessment effort administered biennially to middle and high school students, and the You Told Us Social Norms campaign. Parents are invited to join the conversation and learn about resources through the Eat Chat Parent series. Take a minute to learn more about our members and how we all work together to make youth a community priority.

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4H Drone Camp
August 16
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Eagle River Center Exhibit Hall, Eagle

Starting Hearts’ Heart & Sole
August 25
10 a.m.
Ford Park Soccer Fields, Vail

Families in Action
September 4
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Eagle Valley Middle School

MVHR Mini Horse Heroes
September 7
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Mountain Valley Horse Resuce, Bond

Member of the Month

Vail Public Library


Firefighters: tireless first responders
August 01, 2018 - This month’s Difference Makers are a group of seemingly fearless workers who take chances every day to keep the county safe … even more so lately with the hot, dry, windy conditions. We are celebrating firefighters this month, the tireless men and women who respond quickly, consistently and kindly to every type of emergency from wildland fires to car accidents.

In the space of just July, there were numerous fires that had residents holding their breath and begging for rain. Tracy…
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The creekside space offers a world of opportunities.
July 31, 2018 - Public libraries are no longer the silent, slightly austere, personality-free zones they once were thought of. Today’s libraries welcome visitors and guests, children right through older patrons. While books remain a huge draw, the Vail Public Library offers so much more than tomes: there are programs ranging from yoga to crafting; movies, audio books, music to borrow, computers to sign on to, and of course cozy nooks to curl up in.

Cricket Pylman, every child’s favorite librarian…
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Passionate, Pianist, Proactive
July 31, 2018 - Evan is an involved, engaged youth who is determined to make a difference.

Those who know Evan Fitzcharles would likely describe him as intelligent and kind. Not only is Evan number 3 in his graduating class (wow!), and a National AP Scholar, he also finds time to volunteer as a Communities That Care (CTC) youth representative and served on Youth Leaders Council (YLC) in the 2017-2018 school year. To top it all off, Evan has taken the initiative, along with other community members,…
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Eagle River Youth Coalition - Making Youth a Community Priority
Physical Address: 34520 US Highway 6, C10 | Edwards, CO 81632
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4613 | Edwards, CO 81632
Phone: 970.949.9250 | info@eagleyouth.org
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