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Experience Level

Easy

Hiking

1-3 miles/day

Elevation

4,000 feet

Registration Fee

$279

Program Overview: Calling all educators! We’re welcoming teachers from across the country to participate in our “Educators Field Science Workshop” overnight adventure. During this two-day course, you will learn about the dynamic natural and cultural history of Yosemite National Park from our experienced and knowledgeable naturalist guides. This course will focus on Sierra Nevada ecosystems, geology, and cultural history. You’ll walk away with insights to take back to your classroom and great memories from a fun trip in Yosemite.

Know Before You Go:

  • Program dates: July 9 and July 10 from 9am – 5pm each day.
  • Program location: Yosemite Valley
  • What’s included: Two full days of guided instruction by a Yosemite Naturalist, one free day to explore the park on your own, park entry (as needed), and shared tent camping (camping dates cannot be altered). There is no discount if you choose not to use the included gate pass or campsite.
  • Camping dates: Participants can arrive on July 8 after 12pm and must depart July 12 by 11am. There are two shared campsites among all the participants. We guarantee tent camping only. If you choose to bring a recreational vehicle, we cannot guarantee you will have a parking spot. Please be prepared to tent camp. A picnic table, bear locker and fire pit are provided at each site. Campsites fit 6 people per site.
  • Campground Location: Upper Pines in Yosemite Valley
  • Experience level: All levels welcome.

*This two-day program includes three nights of camping. Make the most your trip by enjoying an extra free day, July 11th, to explore on your own.

What’s not included:

  • Gear or meals during your program.
  • Camping gear or meals in the shared campsites.
  • Transportation.

View a suggested packing list.