Grand Canyon as a Classroom

From scenic hikes to live Internet programs, Grand Canyon provides learning adventures for students and teachers throughout the the world. Come explore!

Parks as Classrooms: Field trips, lesson plans, and in-school outreach programs

Professional Development: Opportunities for teachers

Distance Learning:
Internet-based educational programs

Additional Resources: Photos, videos, websites, and more

Follow us: Twitter updates @GrandCanyonEdu

Lesson Plans

Teach about Grand Canyon geology, ecology, and history in your classroom. Use independently or before and after your field trip.

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A blanket of clouds floating over a fiery Grand Canyon during sunset.

Field Trip Registration

Planning your class outings for the academic year? Consider our curriculum-based field trips.

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Class that has just arrived in the park standing near their bus while meeting their ranger.

Summer Expeditions for Teens

Calling middle and high school students! Apply for a fantastic summer 2016 adventure in Grand Canyon National Park.

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Four teens wearing summer clothes pose in front of a pointed limestone slab. Photo courtesy parks in focus.

Be a Junior Ranger

Kids - become a Grand Canyon Junior Ranger during your next visit and learn how to protect the park.

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Eight kids being sworn in as Junior Rangers by two park rangers standing on their right.

Join Grand Canyon's Social Network

No matter where you are, you can stay connected to Grand Canyon! Learn more about the wonders of the park through information, photos and videos.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023


(928) 638-7888
This is the main phone number for general park questions.

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