noun: youth; plural noun: youths

the period between childhood and adult age; anyone between the ages of 9 and 25. 


About Us

Mountain Youth continues to make a positive

impact on young people’s lives.

Learn about the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey the largest data assessment effort administered biennially to middle and high school students, and the "Be Your Best U." Social Norms campaign. Are you a young person passionate about making change? Learn more about Valley's Voice. Parents, caregivers and trusted adults are invited to join the conversation through Eat Chat Parent. Take a minute to learn how we all work together, because you are not alone. Need to know more about Graduated Drivers Licensing Laws in English and Spanish, watch our GDL presentations on our Safe Driving Page.

All of our work embodies empowering youth to thrive!


Meet The Team

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Youth Engagement Coordinator

Michelle Stecher

Executive Director 

 Anabel Johnson

Jess Christensen

Safe Driving Manager

Amy Baker

Family Education Manager


Youth Spotlight

Tyler demonstrates excellence in the classroom as a National Honors Society member and excellence as a human as he donates his time to tutor in the community. Read More

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Difference Maker

"For many students, she is the one thing that connects the dots from school to life success. She has the magical skill of meeting students where they are at and then keying into their specific needs,” Read More

  • Mar 06, 5:30 PM
    The first game night will be about focus exercises. Developing better focus has great benefits: efficiency, increased productivity, reduced stress, better quality of work, improved aware
  • Mar 31, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    As parents your language, thoughts, and coping strategies will lay the foundation for your child’s ability to cope with pain. This panel discussion will generate new thoughts around pain and how your child’s thoughts related to pain could help and/or hurt them.
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