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


Contact: Noah Gomes - Telephone: 808-985-6019 - Fax: 808-985-6004 - Email: or web form email


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 Our Friend in the Forest 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 six weeks ahead by submitting a
Program Request Form

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


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