Plan A Field Trip
There are numerous opportunities for bringing your students to Glacier National Park.
Ranger guided programs are available in a wide variety of topics and locations. Programs are offered for ages K-12. PROGRAM RESERVATIONS BEGIN AUGUST 25, 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year. Click on the "Ranger guided programs" link above to reach the reservation form.
Fall 2014 Programs: Start Monday,September 15, 2014 - Wednesday, October 15, 2014.
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. 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 through Sun Tours or through Glacier Park Incorporated.
A pdf of the education programs for 2014-2015 will be available for download from here by August 18, 2014. It will list all of the educational opportunities offered in Glacier National Park.
Did You Know?
Did you know that in 1995, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park was designated a World Heritage Site? World Heritage Sites are places that are recognized as being significant to the whole world.