Plan A Field Trip
Ranger guided programs are available in a wide variety of topics and locations. Programs are offered for ages K-12. These programs fill early. Please plan on applying in the fall in order to reserve a space during the school year.
PROGRAM RESERVATIONS BEGiN each year the week before schools tarts, AUGUST 24, 2015 for the 2015-2016 school year.
Fall 2014 Programs Dates (COMPLETED):
Winter 2015 Program Dates (WEST SIDE ARE FULL-WATING LIST STARTED):
Spring Programs: (WEST SIDE ARE FULL- WAITING LIST STARTED).
A limited number of Service Learning and Stewardship field trips are available with our Native Plant Restoration Program in spring, summer, and fall. Groups participating in these field trips work with plant restoration staff to grow native plants or to revegetate an impacted area.
Travel Grants are available for schools. This money has been made possible through donations to the Glacier National Park Conservancy and by a grant from the National Park Foundation's "Ticket to Ride" Program - made possible, in large part, through the support of Bayer USA Foundation, Disney, and Subaru of America. In order to be eligible for a grant, schools must be scheduled for one of our ranger-led, curriculum-based programs or for a service learning project with the native plant program. Grants are awarded first-come, first-served in amounts varying on the distance the bus has to travel to the park.
When ranger-led or staff-led programs are not available, self guided trips are always an option.
Other organizations also run tours and school programs within the park. You may want to contact the Glacier Institute to see if they have a program that would fit your group and date. There are also guided tours available with Sun Tours and the Red Bus Tours.
Download a pdf of the Glacier National Park education programs for 2014-2015.