• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

Educational Programs for Schools

School Programs

Programs are designed to be ranger or teacher led.

Ranger-led programs are offered
on Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY and begin at 9:30 a.m.


Minimum group size is 15 students
Maximum group size is 60 students
Maximum 10 adults
Groups over 70 may arrange for a ranger orientation and movie at the Kīlauea Visitor Center

 
 

45 minute program: Meet the park ranger at:
Preschool See, Touch, and Hear Kīlauea Visitor Center

1 hour programs: Start this program at:
Kindergarten Secrets of the ʻApapane Kīlauea Visitor Center
First Grade Forest Friends Kīlauea Visitor Center

1 1/2 hour programs: Start this program at:
Second Grade Our Volcano Island Jaggar Museum
Third Grade Survival of the Fittest Kīlauea ʻIki Overlook
Fourth Grade Wahi Kapu o Pele Kīlauea Visitor Center

2 to 2 1/2 hour multigrade programs: Start this program at:
Grades 5 - 12 Malama ʻAina - Stewardship Kīlauea Visitor Center
Grades 5 - 12 Amazing Lava Products Mauna Ulu parking area
Grades 6 - 12 How Devastating Can it Be ? Devastation trailhead
Grades 6 - 12 Cultural Uses of Native Plants Kīpukapuaulu trailhead
Grades 6 - 12 Navigating Through Time Kīlauea Visitor Center
 

Request a program at least three months ahead by submitting a
Program Request Form (pdf-120KB)

An Educational Fee Waiver is also required three weeks prior to your visit

 

Did You Know?

'Ama`u fern frond unfurling.

The young fronds of the `ama`u fern (Sadleria cyatheoides) often emerge red to block harmful rays from the sun. They gradually turn green with age.