The Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute offers a wide range of scheduled learning adventures for all ages.  From hiking to bus tours, our premier educational experiences have something to offer for everyone. Can’t take a class or tour on a day that we have scheduled? The Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute offers a variety of classes and tours at your convenience, based on days you have available to explore. Flexible scheduling is available for most classes and tours, so check out the list of options below for ideas about customizing your educational experience. Call us at 970-586-3262 to book your adventure!

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NEW! Hike with a Naturalist: Ypsilon Lake

Aug 10, 2019
$45.00 – $50.00

Participants will travel through dense pine forests and wildflower meadows along the Roaring River on this all-day hike.  Breathtaking views of the Mummy range and ample opportunities to view wildlife can be found in this abundant, life-filled corridor.  Participants will pass Chipmunk Lake on the way to Ypsilon Lake which is known for excellent cutthroat […]

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NEW! Sketching with Colored Pencil

Aug 10 - Aug 11, 2019
$144.00 – $160.00

Field sketching with colored pencil in a sketchbook. Learn the different types of colored pencils and how to use them to their fullest potential. Discussions will include techniques for the application of color by layering and mixing color; laying down washes of color; mark-making/strokes; using toned paper and using white. Sketching and drawing tips for […]

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NEW! Wild Mushrooms & Fungi of RMNP

Aug 10, 2019
$72.00 – $80.00

Often thought of as something to be avoided, fungi (including mushrooms) represent a vast and diverse group of organisms that play a critical role in virtually every terrestrial environment on the planet. Formerly thought of as plants, it is now know that fungi represent their own kingdom, along with plants and animals. Exemplified by prevalent […]

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NEW! Write Your Rocky Mountain National Park Story

Aug 10, 2019
$72 – $80

Do you have special memories of Rocky Mountain National Park you’d love to write about? Have you ever imagined a fictional mystery, history, romance or sci fi adventure set in the Park? Does Rocky inspire you to write poetry? Come spend the day outdoors at a beautiful setting in the Park and have fun writing […]

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