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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Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Hidden Valley Nature Hunt: A Virtual Geocache Adventure

Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Kids’ Art in the Park

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

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

Who Pooped in the Woods? A Mammal Mystery

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Sunset Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

NEW! Diversity in Nature: Shapes & Sizes

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Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Kids’ Map & Compass Exploration

Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

What’s Hiding Underwater?

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

NEW! Campfire Ghost Stories: Living History Tales of the West (“Squeaky” Bob Wheeler)

Geology Rocks!

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Sunset Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Kids’ Fly-fishing & Stream Ecology

Lions, Coyotes, & Bears! Oh, My!

North American Bears: Ecology, Behavior & Evolution

NEW! Rocky Mountain Riparian Plant Ecology, Identification, & Physiology

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Hidden Valley Nature Hunt: A Virtual Geocache Adventure

Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Kids’ Art in the Park

Rocky Mountain Survivor: Kids’ Survival Basics!

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Who Pooped in the Woods? A Mammal Mystery

NEW! Discovering “NOTAN” in the Landscape: A Graphite & Pen Field Sketching Class

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

NEW! Discovering “NOTAN” in the Landscape: A Graphite & Pen Field Sketching Class

Sunset Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Hummingbirds: Field Research West of the Divide

Glaciers in Rocky

NEW! Drawing for Painters

NEW! Drawing for Painters

Hummingbirds: Field Research East of the Divide

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Kids’ Map & Compass Exploration

Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

What’s Hiding Underwater?

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Tribes & Traditions: Native Americans in Rocky Mountain National Park

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sunset Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Bats of Colorado & RMNP

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

Bighorn Sheep: Ecology & Management

NEW! Grasses of RMNP

NEW! Grasses of RMNP

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Hidden Valley Nature Hunt: A Virtual Geocache Adventure

Grand Lake Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Kids’ Art in the Park

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Geology Rocks!

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sunset Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Kids’ Fly-fishing & Stream Ecology

Lions, Coyotes, & Bears! Oh, My!

The Persevering Pika: Secrets of Alpine Survival

NEW! Wetland Plants of RMNP

Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

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