About Our Portal_Site
Currently, the CO Springs Portal is hosted by Fountain Valley School of Colorado. The Fountain Valley School provides a rigorous global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious and compassionate.
Located in the Rocky Mountain West, Fountain Valley School of Colorado offers a college-preparatory, boarding and day school program for motivated students within a close knit and supportive community. The 1,100 acre campus, positioned amid a generous Colorado landscape of open prairie and snow-capped mountains is a continual source of personal inspiration, as well as a reminder of the opportunities and responsibilities that lie beyond the School’s boundaries.
The Portal is coordinated in Colorado by Imagination Celebration, a nonprofit connecting people of all ages to the brain-stimulating, life-enhancing, community-building power of creativity by inspiring artistic and intellectual curiosity; instigating community collaborations, and promoting life-long experiential learning to help us thrive in a changing world. This pop-up public arts installation connects people of all walks of life around the globe - taking us to places that we may never travel to, other than through this Portal.
One Imagination Celebration program, the What IF…Festival, celebrates lifelong learning and engages the community with the innovation, creativity, and the entrepreneurial spirit of the Pikes Peak region. The What IF… Festival, is a silo-busting, bridge-building, event fostering intellectual vitality by welcoming participants to creatively engage with businesses, nonprofits, artists, scientists, engineers, performers, athletes, educators, ranchers/farmers, architects, tinkerers, visionaries and students of all ages. The What IF Festival was the first opportunity for public engagement with the Portal in Colorado Springs.
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The Colorado Springs_Portal is presented by Imagination Celebration, in partnership with a number of key local stakeholders. For the full list, please contact us.