Field Institute

Rocky Mountain National Park: a unique classroom without walls

The Rocky Mountain Conservancy Field Institute program is committed to educating the public through an atmosphere of personal engagement with talented instructors who will expose you to the grandeur of the Rockies like never before.

Most 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. Many of our classes fill up, so register early!

Most classes and tours can be customized for a family or group. Call 970-586-3262 for more information.

 

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Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Hidden Valley Nature Hunt: A Virtual Geocache Adventure

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Kids’ Art in the Park

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Who Pooped in the Woods? A Mammal Mystery

Kids’ Fly-fishing & Stream Ecology

Sunset Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Birds of the Kawuneeche Valley

NEW! Longs Peak Up-close

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Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Kids’ Map & Compass Exploration

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

What’s Hiding Underwater?

Campfire Ghost Stories: Living History Tales of the West (Rocky Mountain Tales of Survival- Various Characters)

Geology Rocks!

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Lions, Coyotes, & Bears! Oh, My!

Who Pooped in the Woods? A Mammal Mystery

Sunset Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

East Across the Divide: A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

NEW! Alpine Wildflowers: The Beauty & Resourcefulness of Life in Miniature

North American Bears: Ecology, Behavior & Evolution

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Hummingbirds: Field Research East of the Divide

Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Hidden Valley Nature Hunt: A Virtual Geocache Adventure

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Kids’ Art in the Park

Rocky Mountain Survivor: Kids’ Survival Basics!

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

NEW! Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Who Pooped in the Woods? A Mammal Mystery

Hummingbirds: Field Research West of the Divide

Kids’ Fly-fishing & Stream Ecology

Old Fall River Road Trip: An Educational Adventure by Bus

NEW! Glaciers in Rocky

Painting the Kawuneeche: Intermediate Watercolor Class

Painting the Kawuneeche: Intermediate Watercolor Class

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Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Kids’ Map & Compass Exploration

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

What’s Hiding Underwater?

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

NEW! Tribes & Traditions: Native Americans in Rocky Mountain National Park

NEW! Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Bats of Colorado & RMNP

Bugs, Beetles & Butterflies: Tiny but Amazing Creatures of Rocky

What’s Hiding Underwater?

Bighorn Sheep: Ecology & Management

NEW! Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria: Resistance in Rocky

NEW! Hike With a Naturalist: Lulu City

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Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Hidden Valley Nature Hunt: A Virtual Geocache Adventure

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Kids’ Art in the Park

Geology Rocks!

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Landscape Photography: Creating an Artistic Eye

Landscape Photography: Creating an Artistic Eye

Lions, Coyotes, & Bears! Oh, My!

Old Fall River Road Trip: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Landscape Photography: Creating an Artistic Eye

Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Rockies: Plants for Hunger & Health

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