Snoqualmie Valley Venturing Crew #115 was established in 1987. It is located in Snoqualmie Valley in East King County. Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the 8th grade) through 20 years of age. Venturing
Old Friends Club is a daytime program of supported social activities for older adults with cognitive challenges. Participants build friendships while enjoying activities in an environment that is comfortable for those with memory loss. They find ways to care for one another– connections that bring purpose and joy to life. Meanwhile, we offer family caregivers respite, support and education to promote their well-being and improve quality of life at home.
Stewardship Partners was established in 1999 with a mission to help landowners protect and restore the environment. We do this by collaborating with diverse interest groups to build bridges and find solutions that achieve mutual goals of environmental protection, economic health, and community well being. Our projects restore fish and wildlife habitat, improve water quality, protect open space, and “green up” the built environment while maintaining working landscapes of farms, forestland, and livable communities throughout the State. Our SNOQUALMIE STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM works with local landowners to restore the Snoqualmie River and its tributaries.
Wilderness Awareness School is a national not-for-profit environmental education organization established in 1983 and based in Duvall, Washington. We are dedicated to caring for the earth and our children by fostering understanding and appreciation of nature, community and self.
Our dynamic wilderness education courses combine ancient and modern ecological wisdom, and empower people of all ages to become stewards, mentors and leaders. Over the past two decades, Wilderness Awareness School has grown from a small group of visionary individuals to a leading national organization impacting the course of nature education, and inspiring many schools and individuals across the country and the world to share our teachings and curriculum.
Our mentoring approach honors individuality, encourages self-sufficiency in learning, and awakens a kinship with nature as it trains youth and adults to blend the awareness of a native tracker with the knowledge of a wildlife biologist. Our wilderness education courses draw on traditions from indigenous cultures world-wide, emphasizing nature as teacher, routines to enhance awareness, storytelling, self-motivated learning, and tracking as an interpretive tool.
We have weekly school year programs for ages 4-adult. Weekend classes for teen and adults. Summer camps for 4-17 year olds.
If you want to get outdoors and play in new or old ways visit our web site to find out more. Or call with any questions.
Echo Glen Children’s Center is a Washington State Juvenile Detention facility. There are 160 great kids as young as 11 and up to 20 years old. Most have been neglected or abused by parent(s) who may have also been neglected and abused. It seems to be a continuous cycle – one that Echo Glen staff is determined to break. These kids crave positive attention from adults and need good role models. Nearly all have dangerously low self-esteem.
Background checks are required and you must over 21 to interact with the youth, but prep work can be done by any age or group.
Here are opportunities to show these appreciative kids that you care (ascending order of time commitment):
–Birthday Cakes**** – provide a cake once a month or once a year for a child who would not otherwise receive one. (no age minimum)
– **Monthly Birthday Baking – Help the kids bake cupcakes and create cards that are given to others-in-need for their monthly birthday celebration
– Career Fair – April and October – Join the panel to share the pros & cons of your career/job.
– Service Project Socials – Come chat with 3 or 4 youth while helping them with a project that helps others.
– Art Docent – 2 volunteers go into a class of 10 students once a month from 12:15 PM to 1:24 PM (day of month decided by EG teacher and volunteers). NO artistic talent required – lesson plans and supplies are provided. Be a lead docent or assist.
Young Life doesn’t start with a program. It starts with adults who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don’t happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency.
So Young Life leaders log many hours with kids — where they are, as they are. We listen to their stories and learn what’s important to them because we genuinely care about their joys, triumphs, heartaches and setbacks.
We believe in the power of presence. Kids’ lives are dramatically influenced when caring adults come alongside them, sharing God’s love with them. Because their Young Life leader believes in them, they begin to see that their lives have great worth, meaning and purpose.
This is the first step of a lifelong journey; the choices they make today, based upon God’s love for them, will have an impact on future decisions — careers chosen, marriages formed and families raised — all ripples from the time when a Young Life leader took time to reach out and enter their world.
Moms is a place for mothers to network, hear from community leaders and business owners as well as professional speakers. We are a professional organization encouraging moms to engage with each other, our community leaders and information to serve her in her role. New concept to foster professional growth and a cohesive community in the Snoqualmie Valley.
Nestled in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Snoqualmie Valley is approximately 30 miles east of Seattle, Washington, and includes the cities of North Bend and Snoqualmie, and the communities of Fall City, Preston, and Snoqualmie Pass.
Through education and services, the Snoqualmie Valley Amateur Radio Club will enhance community emergency communications and promote amateur radio activities, thereby advancing the contribution of amateur radio in the Greater Snoqualmie Valley Area.”
The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust leads and inspires action to conserve and enhance the landscape from Seattle across the Cascade Mountains to Central Washington, ensuring a long-term balance between people and nature.
First Class is a ministry to homeschooling families here in Sno Valley! If you have been looking for a one-day, Homeschool Cooperative with a solid Christian foundation, then First Class should be on your list. We hope you’ll join us at First Class, make some new friends and get involved! First Class Sno-Valley is a branch of First Class Homeschool Ministries. If you would like to charter a First Class Homeschool Ministry at your church, please contact us! First Class has vision to connect the homeschooling community by planting other FCHM co-ops where ever they are desired.
The Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum, serving Fall City, Preston, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Cedar Falls and Snoqualmie Pass for nearly 50 years, came into being as the result of the initial work of one woman, Ada Snyder Hill. She came into the Valley in 1910 to teach school and early on began collecting the historic items that made up the exhibit she arranged for the 1939 celebration of the platting of North Bend. They were the nucleus for the present day collection that includes cherished artifacts and anecdotes from all corners of the Snoqualmie Valley.
Located in the heart of Washington’s beautiful Snoqualmie Valley, Jubilee Biodynamic Farm has been providing the community with fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat, free from pesticides and herbicides, for nearly 20 years. Jubilee’s produce is available through its Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscription program, in which members of the public support the farm by committing to purchase shares of its produce for a season.
Snoqualmie Valley Riding Club (SVRC) was formed in 1947 to promote and encourage good sportsmanship in horseback riding and to advance the education of membership on the care, riding and training of horses. We are a family and community oriented club that offers shows, games, trail rides, parades, lessons, and clinics through out the season. Please check our Club Events page for more info on activities.
The Snoqualmie Valley Trails Club is a hiking club based in Issaquah, Washington, near the Seattle metro area. The club leads hikes, snowshoes and cross country ski trips primarily in the Snoqualmie Valley, I-90 corridor, Teanaway, Mt. Rainier, Stevens Pass, and Mountain Loop Highway areas
Be on the look out for our All Comers Meets starting in the spring of 2014. These meets are great for the kids to come out and test their skills in running and throwing events such as the 100m, 200m, Turbo Javelin, Long Jump and many more. Our meets are also great for families to come out and enjoy an early spring afternoon with some fun in the sun!!!
SVRC is a safe, scenic, and pleasant place to sight in and gain proficiency with hunting rifles, hunter or self-protection education, and enjoy the shooting sports in a convenient, natural setting. Our excellent Juniors Program promotes safety and marksmanships skills for young rifle shooters. Events such as Blackpowder are fun for all ages. SVRC is a private club that is accepting new members until further notice.
The Snoqualmie Valley Unicycle Club is a non – profit organization established to promote the sport of unicycling within the Puget Sound region. It is open to all riders; beginners through experts, children and adults ; and is 100% volunteer run . SVUC
Snoqualmie Valley Beekeepers is a non-profit organization in the Snoqualmie Valley, primarily serving the communities of North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Carnation, Duvall, and the greater east side. Club membership is $20 per year for a family. Club meetings are open to the public.
Transition Snoqualmie Valley formed when a group of friends from several valley towns were discussing ways they could respond, on a local level, to the issues of economic crisis, climate change and peak oil. The group learned of the Transition Towns movement begun in Great Britain, which has spread to hundreds of cities and towns worldwide. There are currently 103 official transition towns in the United States (TSV was #90!) and many more in the formative stage. This movement represents a promising way of engaging people and communities to take the re-localization actions required to create community resilience.