Scout School

Grand Canyon National Park

Canyon Field School


Scout Patches bookend a photo of 4 boy scouts in scout uniforms looking at the camera.


To see information on fees, scheduling, and more resources, visit the Canyon Field School website.

Scout groups should feel free to book any program offered by Canyon Field School. CFS is also able to create custom camps that work towards specific badges.

CFS can create group-specific programs focusing on Boy Scout Merit Badges such as: Plant Science, Nature, Weather, Geology, Astronomy, Archaeology, Forestry, Indian Lore, Camping, Exploration, Emergency Preparedness, Exploration, First Aid, and Photography.

CFS can create group-specific programs focusing on Girl Scout Awards and Badges such as: Bugs, Eco Friend, Hiker, Animal Habitats, Camper, Eco Camper, Flowers, Animal Helpers, Eco Trekker, Night Owl, Primitive Camper, Trees, Eco Explorer, Outdoor Art Expert, Sky, Voice for Animals, Eco Advocate, and Water

All Scout School programs include:

All inclusions are subject to availability, weather conditions, group dynamics, and CFS staff discretion.

  • Participant and chaperone entry into National Park
  • Camp site reservations and accommodations
  • Meals and snacks for the duration of the program
  • Program planning and materials
  • Program staffing and facilitation
  • Reusable water bottle for each student/camper
  • Special access to NPS private and behind-the-scenes areas
  • At least 1 longer guided hike (subject to weather conditions, group dynamics, and CFS staff discretion)
  • Program journals


Program Options



Night Owls Camp

Mexican spotted out perched in a tree.Image of the night owl girl scouts Cadette badge

Developed to fulfill the requirements of the Cadette Night Owls badge, this camp explores the park when the sun sets and the stars come out. Scouts will learn about nocturnal animals and the night sky in this journey into the night.

Find out more or fill out an interest form for this program.


Eco Exlporers Camp


An elk stands in front of a juniper tree and behind it, the Grand Canyon. image of the girl scouts senior eco explorers badge





Developed to fulfill the requirements of the Senior Eco Explorers badge, this camp examines what it means to be green. Scouts will explore the vast biodiversity of the Canyon while learning about important conservation issues. The week will culminate in scout presentations.

Find out more or fill out an interest form for this program.


Junior Ranger Camp


Two rangers and a student look out over a Grand Canyon sunset.Grand Canyon Junior Ranger Badge





Hike the trails, uncover fossils, and become a badge-carrying member of the protectors of National Parks in this comprehensive camp. Campers will earn up to 6 different Junior Ranger Badges, experience the cultural and natural history of the park, and fulfill all of the requirements to become a Scout Ranger. Each camp includes a volunteer service project. The camp will culminate in a Ranger swearing in ceremony conducted by real park rangers.

Find out more or fill out an interest form for this program.

Canyon Field School Contact Information

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Phone: (928)-863-3894
Mailing Address:
Grand Canyon National Park
Attention: Canyon Field School
20 S. Entrance Road
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023-0129

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    Last updated: December 13, 2018