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  • Expect Isolated Thunderstorm Activity Through Thursday. A Greater Chance on the Weekend

    Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »

  • Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies

    One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please call 928-638-7779. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »

Educational Programs 2014-2015

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Ranger-Led Field Trips

Grand Canyon National Park provides the perfect outdoor setting to enhance classroom based learning. Each spring and fall rangers lead 2.5 and 5 hour long field trips for grades 3-12. During the programs, park rangers guide students through Grand Canyon geology, ecology, and human history. All field trips are curriculum-based and free of charge; most take place on the South Rim.

2014-2015 Field Trip information and registration forms will become available on this page August 1st.

Registration begins August 20, 2014.

 

Ranger Visits to Classrooms

Would you like a park ranger from Grand Canyon to visit your classroom?

In January and February each year park rangers travel throughout Arizona, southern Utah, and the Las Vegas area, conducting one-hour-long educational classroom activities and school assemblies.

All programs are curriculum-based and free of charge.

2014-2015 Ranger Visit information and registration materials will be posted on this page August 1, 2014. Please check back for details.

 

Distance Learning

Grand Canyon National Park offers state-of-the-art distance learning programs for classrooms. Programs are free. An internet connection is required.

2014-2015 Distance Learning information and registration will be posted August 1, 2014.
 

Teacher Workshops

Each year, Grand Canyon National Park offers teacher workshops for continuing education credit.

2014 Teacher Workshop topics and information will be available August 1, 2014.

Did You Know?

SUMMER HEAT MAY RESTRICT TRAIL ACCESS

During the summer months temperatures within the Grand Canyon are extremely high. Plan your day so you are not hiking between the hours of 10am and 4pm. Take a break near shade and water to avoid the worst heat of day. Enjoy a predawn start and a late afternoon finish. More...