The Aspen Challenge2022-12-21T15:14:18-07:00


The Aspen Challenge provides inspiration, tools, and a platform for young people to design solutions to some of the most critical problems humanity faces.

Young people are moments away from being tomorrow’s decision-makers and this program offers them a chance to practice their critical thinking, tap into their creativity, and offer their fresh perspective on issues within our society.

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“The most under utilized resource in our community are the brains of our young people.”

Nat Irvin, University of Louisville

What’s New

Celebrating 10 Years of Aspen Challenge

Dear Aspen Challenge Supporter, Engage. Inspire. Lead. This is our motto. As we celebrate a significant milestone, heading into what will be our 10th “season," I can’t wait to see where the Challenge takes us as new youth voices are given permission to positively impact and shape the future of their communities and beyond. With every Challenge, there has been creativity, growth, and knowledge gained. With every Solution, there has been action, collaboration, and purpose brought to life.  Since [...]