Education Opportunity

Bear Valley Education Foundation supports the Alpine County Unified School District and other education programs of the children in our county. Bear Valley is located in a very unique geographical setting, which will give the students the opportunity to have the best learning tools at their finger tips.

Students can expand their imagination both inside and outside of the traditional classroom setting which promotes creativity, self-confidence, individuality, athleticism and creates well-rounded pupils.

Our focus is to encourage the students to be successful passionate members of society and be excited about learning!


  • Common Core infused

  • Individualized instruction

  • Innovative hands on learning

  • Endless outdoor recreation

  • Finest technology

  • Experiential science

  • Year round outdoor activities

  • Snow sports, hiking, swimming, tennis, kayaking, nature expeditions, field trips, rock climbing

  • Healthy nutrition

  • Physical fitness

  • Permaculture

  • Art and nature rich

  • Mixed age classroom

"Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words
but by experiences in the environment."

-Maria Montessori

BVEF provides a foundation for each child to experience individualized learning, shine brighter than ever imagined and allow their unique gifts to unravel.



Mail checks payable to BVEF to:
Bear Valley Education Foundation
Attn: Lauren Schimke
PO Box 5163
Bear Valley, CA 95223 

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Contact Us


Bear Valley Education Foundation
PO Box 5163
Bear Valley, CA 95223


501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

All donations are tax exempt and a letter can be provided upon request.


Thank you for helping us support our children!

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