Vail Christian Academy is hosting two open houses | VailDaily.com

Vail Christian Academy is hosting two open houses

Daily staff report
newsroom@vaildaily.com

Vail Christian Academy, a kindergarten through eighth grade Christian school in Edwards, is hosting a kindergarten open house Wednesday and a general open house Feb. 18.

EDWARDS — Vail Christian Academy will host two open house events in February. The school offers classes for kindergarten through eighth grade.

At the kindergarten open house, guests will tour the school and meet kindergarten teacher Kristen Osborne and Headmaster Beth Raitt.

At an open house for kindergarten through eighth grade, families will learn about classical Christian education, hear from Raitt and meet the teachers.

Vail Christian Academy offers small class sizes, between 12 and 18 students, designed to provide individual attention, enrich student-teacher relationships, encourage a balanced class atmosphere and promote learning.

The core subjects of math, language arts, science, history and Bible are complemented by new programs including Music for Life, led by pastor and Christian recording artist John David Webster; a Big Buddy mentoring program; compassion projects; senior citizen outreach; leadership crew; Christmas program; technology; and Latin and Spanish. Athletics are offered in partnership with St. Clare of Assisi and include football, volleyball, basketball, and track.

Unique to Vail Christian Academy, the O2 Outdoor Education program teaches upper academy students how to live life outdoors and encompasses avalanche safety, rock climbing, hut trips, ski days, mountain biking, search and rescue, river safety, whitewater skills, first aid and outdoor survival.

Recommended Stories For You

Founded in 1996, Vail Christian Academy is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International. All teachers have their state teaching license and primary grade teachers are Orten/Gillingham trained.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

If You Go …

What: Vail Christian Academy open houses

When: Kindergarten, 9 a.m. Wednesday; K-8, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18

Where: Vail Christian Academy is located in Edwards at 31621 Highway 6 in the east building, on the same campus as Calvary Chapel Vail Valley and Vail Christian High School.

Information: Call 970-306-0076, email braitt@vailchristianacademy.org, or go to vailchristianacademy.org.