Education Outreach Program
Invite a Devils Tower ranger into your classroom. This program is offered, free of charge, to schools within 120 miles of Hulett Wyoming. Programs are offered as staff is available. Please complete the Reservation/Request Form and return it via e-mail or fax to 307-467-5350 attn: Education Coordinator. Contact the education coordinator for more information about program availability.
Teachers who have scheduled a Devils Tower ranger to visit your classroom program should prepare their students accordingly. Students should have some understanding of Devils Tower National Monument (location, mission, ecosystems) and some general background knowledge related to their program topic. Teachers may use materials provided from the links below, the specific pre-visit lesson plans provided by the ranger, or their own lessons to prepare students.
Suggested topics ideas include; Nature/Ecology, History/Culture, and Geology.
Curriculum Materials - This page contains extra resources that are not included under Lesson Plans & Teacher Guides at this time.
Lesson Plans & Teacher Guides - This page contains resources for our programs. We will be adding the description, curriculum, pre-visit, and post-visit activities here for each grade and program.
Other Resources - Links to other sites that would be helpful to explore and learn more about Devils Tower National Monument can be found here.
Did You Know?
It is believed that the Tower got its name when Colonel Dodge's translator misinterpreted the name to mean Bad God's Tower, later shortened to Devils Tower. Some Indians call it Mato Tipila, meaning Bear Lodge. Other American Indian names include Bear’s Tipi, Home of the Bear, and Tree Rock.