Distance Learning

Visiting Glacier Bay

Overall Rating

Add your review
Grade Level:
Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade

Kayak in Glacier Bay

Glacier Bay National Park is a special place for all people to visit and explore. In this lesson, students will join a ranger on a virtual boat trip through Glacier Bay, while learning about the animals, glaciers, and people who make this park their home.

Lesson Objectives

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • Describe the best kind of transportation in Glacier Bay
  • Identify at least 3 animals that live in Glacier Bay
  • Describe the appearance and make-up of glaciers


Prior to the program, Glacier Bay National Park will send you:

  • Pocket guide to Glacier Bay Animals and Plants
  • Model of an orca tooth
  • Maps of Glacier Bay
  • Junior Ranger sticker badges

How to Participate

Scheduling and Registration:

Programs are available in January and February. Registration starts October 1.

There are two ways to register:

You may also contact us by phone at (907) 697-2573.

Last updated: February 14, 2018