Yellowstone: The Great Caldera
Yellowstone is both the world at its most primordial and the world at its most sublime. Come explore the park’s many natural wonders on the learning adventure of a lifetime.
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Program No. 13845RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Yellowstone's cast of thousands includes bears, wolves, volcanoes, thermal features, winter range, flora, fire and history. Understand their vital roles in a magnificent ecosystem. Naturalist leads discussion and provides interpretation during five full days in the field for exploration of diverse habitats and steaming geyser basins.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily on varied terrain. Elevations of 5,260-9,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy five full days in Yellowstone exploring pristine rivers, waterfalls, beautiful vistas and learning the basics and ethics of wildlife viewing.
  • Meet supporting players — exploration and survey parties, the military years, current issues and evolving management philosophy.
  • Visit the Yellowstone National Park Heritage and Research Center, which houses the Yellowstone Archive, a Collection of 5.3 million items.
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Celine Beaucamp-Stout
Born and raised in the north of France, Celine’s passions for geology and exploring the world took her to the French Alps, where she earned her Bachelor's in Geology and Environmental Studies, and Montreal, where she received her Master's in Economic Geology. She has worked as an exploration geologist in Canada and an Open Pit Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer in Nevada. She moved to Montana in 2015, where she volunteers at the Forest Service office and is an instructor at the University of Montana Western.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Celine Beaucamp-Stout
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