Hike, Canoe & Campfire: Teton Adventures With Your Grandchild

Explore a glacial lake by canoe, float down the Snake River, experience the night sky and hike the base of the Tetons with your grandchild on this epic National Park adventure!
Rating (4.5)
Program No. 17688RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,249 / ADULT
899 / CHILD

At a Glance

Calling all explorers! Bring your grandkid to Jackson Hole for a week of science adventures as you investigate the shimmering lakes and streams of Grand Teton National Park. Learn how to paddle a canoe, and float down the slithering Snake River. Zoom up to the top of a mountain peak on an aerial tram to find out about the alpine ecosystem. Hike to one of the gorgeous piedmont lakes at the base of the Tetons, see birds of prey up close and gaze at the night sky in a planetarium.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hiking 2-3 miles over uneven terrain with an elevation gain of 500 feet. Must be able to get in/out of a canoe. Elevations of 6,000 - 7,000 feet. Elevation of 10,450 feet at the top of the tram.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.

General Notes

Group may be divided into smaller groups by age for activities. In keeping with the school's communal nature, participants perform light chores during their stay. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out "Hike, Canoe & Campfire: Teton Adventures With Your Family" (#23823).
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Your Group Leader will be a Teton Science Schools Instructor who has diverse experience working with the flora and fauna of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The group leader is yet to be assigned; the assignment will be announced during Orientation on Day 1 of your program.

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

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