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Water and Wildlife Adventures with your Grandchild in Grand Teton National Park

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 15 years of age.

For those who love exploring crystal-clear mountain waters and watching wild animals in their natural surroundings, this five-day science adventure is one you don’t want to miss. You and your grandchild will investigate the shimmering lakes and streams of the Grand Teton National Park and its surrounding public lands. Learn how to master a canoe and identify aquatic creatures large and small as you float down the scenic Snake River. Take a hike to one of the gorgeous piedmont lakes at the base of the Tetons and search for moose, bison, deer, elk, beaver and bald eagles in their unspoiled habitats.


• Journey by canoe on a pristine glacial lake in Grand Teton National Park in front of the majestic Teton Mountains.
• Enjoy a scenic float trip down the infamous Snake River where you will witness amazing scenery and scout for wildlife such as bald eagles and moose.
• Search for wildlife and their tracks as you hike in Grand Teton National Park.

Program Notes

Program for grandchildren ages 9-12 and 12-15, depending on the date. In keeping with the school's communal nature, participants are asked to perform light chores during their stay.

Activity Notes

Hiking 3-4 miles over uneven terrain with elevation gain of 500 feet. Must be able to get in/out of a canoe. Site elevation of 6,200 feet.

Date Notes
For grandchildren ages 9-12.7/24/2016
For grandchildren ages 12-15.

Coordinated by Teton Science Schools.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences


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