It’s hard to imagine a better destination than Grand Canyon for the adventurous family: big views, amazing rocks, intriguing plants and animals, and a rich Native American story. On fun-filled short walks along and below the rim, our staff will share the many wonders of the world’s most famous chasm.
Check each class for specific age requirements. Adults without children are welcome to participate too!
Every journey begins with the first step. Over the years we have introduced thousands of participants to the joys and rigors of backcountry travel.
Classes in this section are designed to introduce participants to the many wonders found in the depths of Grand Canyon. These adventures also teach backcountry skills so both kids and adults can safely enjoy this beautiful but demanding environment.
The canyon has inspired generations of artists, poets and photographers.
People have always had a strong desire to capture impressions of this wondrous place in pixels, paint, music or dance. Join us to discover techniques that can help breathe life into your own creative spirit.
As partners of the National Park Service at Grand Canyon National Park, the Field Institute organizes or hosts a variety of service-based classes including archaeological surveys, habitat restoration projects and training seminars for guides.
Get involved and help protect and preserve Grand Canyon National Park.