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Students, athletes and others to explore and illuminate what is most important to each of us and understand the impact you make on others.


Adventurers to live their Core Values daily, share the benefits with their peers and become an ambassador of the Core Values Matter philosophy.


The benefits of personal reflection and enumerating self-composed Core Values for better decision making and risk reduction.

Adventure Scholarship Program

Let Us Make Your Dream a Reality!

If you're a student, athlete, or adventurer with a lifelong passion, we want to help you realize your goals.

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Scholarships awarded to date:

Meet our Adventure Scholars

Our Adventure Scholars are a diverse group of people with well defined dreams. They embrace the Core Values message and met the requirements to be awarded financial support for their efforts towards passionate goals.

Mac Phelan

Mac Phelan

Williston, VT
Claire Jensen

Claire Jensen

De Pere, WI
Audra Butman

Audra Butman

Odenton, MD
Adeline Lazorchak

Adeline Lazorchak

Waitsfield, VT
Lev Ibson

Lev Ibson

Waitsfield, VT
Hazel Harris, in white ski cap and goggles, blue-green parka.

Hazel Harris

Moretown, Vermont

Christine Bolognino

Schenectady, NY
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Outdoor Gear Exchange

Betsey Peryea

Livingston, MT

Claire Potter

Fort Collins, CO

Ronald Polo

Fort Pierce, FL

Adi Sedah

Fort Collins, CO

Abby Schaible

Jeffersonville, VT

Sadie Haskell

Waitsfield, VT

Zach Haskell

Waitsfield, VT
Meet our Adventure Scholars

Featured Ambassador

Oscar Andersson

Hinesburg, Vermont

Core Values Ambassador Program

Sharing the Core Values Matter message

The new Core Values Ambassador program expands the footprint of the Foundation by encouraging people who have engaged with the Core Values Challenge to approach and stimulate others to take on the Core Values Challenge.

Meet Ryan Hawks

"Knowing what you believe in and what you stand for are key to a strong personal foundation. You might think you know who you are, but we can all benefit from exploring ourselves a little deeper."

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News and Events

Boston Snowbound Expo logo and crowd photo

Boston Ski Show update

Peter Hawks attended the 2023 Snowbound Expo at the Boston Convention Center. At the show, he shared the Core Values Challenge with a number of attendees, including IFSA Eastern Regional Director and competition judge Juan Darias, and Sugarbush Public Relations and Communications Manager John Bleh. We look forward to sharing

2023 Gran Fondo

The Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation is proud to have been the summit sponsor for the 2023 Vermont Gran Fondo on June 24. The annual event attracted over 400 intrepid bicyclists who navigated the 107 mile course that includes the 4 gaps over the Green Mountains. Most notable is Lincoln Gap

Adventure Scholarship Update – Sadie and Zach Haskell

Sadie and Zach Haskell are a brother and sister who each received their own individual Adventure Scholarship awards in November 2022. Their mother shared with us an update on how they’re doing since receiving their awards! – I wanted to share with you some images and updates on Sadie and