Summer Science Camp

LOCATION: Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Rocky Mountain National Parks

WHO: Students ages of 12 – 14 years

Fee includes all activities, science classes in the Grand Teton National Park, camping in Yellowstone National Park, orientation and training, tours of Denver, program in Rocky Mountain National Park, ground transportation, lodging, meals, medical insurance, classes, everything except international airfare and visa.

Highlights & Outcomes

  • Inspire curiosity, wonder and understanding for place.
  • Learn English through studying science.
  • Explore three National Parks and learn about biodiversity and life science
  • Thinking and research skills
  • Develop confidence and good character
  • Wilderness camping in Yellowstone National Park with Teton Science School guides
  • Learn about your passion and purpose
  • Servant leadershipdevelop self-esteem and communication by doing science outdoors; learn service and integrity
  • Science Course Certificate

Sample Schedule

1. Character

  • Servant leadership, develop self-esteem and communication by doing science outdoors; learn service and integrity

2. Experiences

  • Science classes at Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park
  • Science Course Certificate
  • Canoe Trip
  • Science Projects in 3 U.S. National Parks

Sample Daily Schedule

Day 1: Arrive in Denver, Colorado

Days 2-4: Team building, Character development course, hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado

Days 5-12: Attend Teton Science School in Grand Teton National Park to learn about ecology, wildlife preservation and camping in Yellowstone National Park

Day 13: Celebration Dinner, debrief and shopping in Utah

Day 14: Depart for Asia

Parent Reviews

This program helped me improve my English.

This program helped me improve my English.

Student Reviews

This program helped me improve my English.

This program helped me improve my English.

What You Can Expect

Hands On Experience

PLIES and the Teton Science Schools customize field science experiences for students of all ages. We are committed to collaborating with school and group leaders to facilitate learning that integrates multiple disciplines.

Why?

  • Motivate an awareness, appreciation and stewardship for local and global place.
  • Build scientific literacy to inform personal decision making in social, economic and ecological systems of place.

How?

  • Explore social, economic and ecological systems of place through interdisciplinary
  • observation, study, expression and reflection.
  • Apply the scientific process in conducting field research and critically examine ecological issues from multiple perspectives.

Questions?

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