Through the MSLC Alaska Geographic offers 15 - 20 field courses in Denali each summer season. These active learning, multi-day courses are limited in size, so we encourage interested individuals to register quickly.
Day Programs in Denali
With the assistance of partner organizations such as Alaska Geographic and the Denali Education Center, the Murie Science and Learning Center welcomes many visitors to Denali. Our custom educational programs focus on using science to better manage our park.
Programs for Youth and Families
Each summer several Youth Camps are offered in partnership with the Murie Science and Learning Center. These are fabulous opportunities for first through twelfth graders to experience Denali National Park and Preserve including some overnight camping.
Junior Ranger and Discovery Pack Programs
When visiting Denali, get a free junior ranger activity booklet and earn your badge. You can also borrow a backpack in our Denali Discovery Pack program, full of cool activities and resources. Even if you can't visit Denali, you can still download and complete our virtual junior ranger activity, and have your badge mailed to you.
Programs for Teachers
Accredited Teacher Field Courses
Each summer field-based trainings are offered through the Murie Science and Learning Center. Shoulder-to-shoulder with other teachers, scientists and specialists, you will experiment with activities, and discuss methods, tools, and resources. Professional development credit is provided by the University of Alaska. Most teacher trainings are coordinated by Alaska Geographic and are based from the MSLC field camp in Denali.
Bring Your Classroom to Denali
Denali is a great place to take a field trip with your class or student group. Learn everything you need to know about planning field trips to Denali, including how to reserve a ranger for an education presentation.
Bring a Ranger to Your Classroom
Denali rangers give live, interactive programs in classrooms around the world using Skype! Using this easy technology, you can immerse your students in the science of the subarctic without having to leave your school. Our free, hour-long distance learning programs are targeted at grades 3 - 6.
Resources for Park Partners
MSLC Science Education Microgrants
Each year the MSLC awards several microgrants (generally under $5,000) to individuals or groups who wish to further the Center's goal of promoting science-based education and outreach in Alaska's northern parks. Check out current grant recipient's projects and learn how to apply.