Discover New Meaning to “Hands-on Learning”


Our Institute classes are field-based, hands-on learning experiences in Rocky Mountain National Park. A wide range of topics are available, including wildflowers, mammals, birds, cultural history, outdoor skills, photography, painting and writing.  Learn more >

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Featured Educational Adventures

  • Birds at Twilight

    May 25th, 2017

    Evening twilight marks the transition time when nocturnal birds become active.  While many daytime species can still be located, Wilson’s snipe, ow...

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  • Life Signs: Tracking the Invisible

    May 26th, 2017

    A swelling on a twig or a hole in a stem, a stray feather or a piece of eggshell, an abandoned nest or a mound of soil: so many different things tattl...

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Experience the Park with Educational Adventures by Bus

3.0 Educational Adventures by bus
Travel through the park in the comfort of a 14-passenger bus or 11-passenger van with Educational Adventures by Bus, or Custom Motor Coach Tours. Sit back and enjoy the park! Learn more >

Gain Professional Experience Through
Conservancy Fellowships in the Park!

3.0 Internships
Through two annually funded internships, college graduates engage in hands-on education and learning opportunities in this premier national park. Boost your resume! Learn more >

Join the Conservation Corps:
Make a difference this summer!

For eleven weeks each year, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy – Conservation Corps provides a unique experience for students across the country who are interested in natural resource conservation, biology, natural history, environmental science and hard work. Learn more >