Join Teton Science Schools for outdoor adventure, hands-on learning, and fun. Our summer camps offer a progression of place-based experiences for all ages. Explore Jackson Hole and Teton Valley while making new friends, learning new skills and discovering new places.
Learning Shouldn’t Stop in the Summer
Ages 24 months - 6 years
Our youngest campers discover the wonders of outdoor spaces through hands-on exploration and play. These camps offer plenty of opportunities for creativity and inquiry.
Creative Toddlers – Jackson, WY
The world is a magical and curious place when you’re two years old! In harmony with Reggio Emilia and nature-based practices, toddlers are invited to discover the wonders that our classroom and campus have to offer.
Forest Kindergarten – Victor, ID
This camp provides children with the opportunity to explore, wonder, and freely play in our local natural environment. Children spend the entirety of the day outdoors, rain or shine.
Pre-K Adventures – Wind & Water – Victor, ID
Experience the wind and water in the world around us; we will build boats, fly kites, and more!
Entering Grades 1-4
Elementary campers dive into the natural world through experimentation and mini-adventures. These camps highlight curiosity, experience and discovery.
Wonderfully Wild (Grades 1-2)
Wriggle through the landscape while exploring the big and small, the near and far, the cool, the gross, and everything in between!
Mad Scientists (Grades 3-4)
Have you ever wondered how to make ice cream, build a simple machine, or create a tornado? Ask questions, propose hypotheses, develop methods, and collect data during a week full of hands-on science fun.
Super Stream Team (Grades 3-4)
Slip on your water shoes, roll up your sleeves and prepare to discover a whole new world at the water's edge.
Entering Grades 5-6
Upper elementary school campers investigate wildlands and wildlife while developing outdoor skills. These camps are the perfect introduction to outdoor adventure and field science.
Surviving Jackson Hole (Grades 5-6)
Master critical survival and teambuilding skills: make a fire, build a shelter, purify water and learn tracking skills. Each day is a new challenge for survival and fun in the outdoors.
Trails, Tents, & Canoes (Grades 5-6)
Have fun while hiking and paddling your way through Grand Teton National Park! Investigate the animals and plants that inhabit the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, discover secrets about the land under our feet, and conclude with camping Thursday night at Jackson Lake.
Summer Safari (Grades 5-6)
Join us on a safari through the Jackson area to learn about the animals that call this beautiful place home! We will explore the unique landscape of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, while learning tracking skills, scouring the horizon with binoculars and using our naturalists skills to explore various habitats.
Entering Grades 7-9
Middle school campers build community and discover their strengths in the Wyoming wilderness. These camps prioritize field science, stewardship, teambuilding, and service.
Teton Teen Leadership (Grades 7-9)
What does it mean to be a leader? During this one-week program you’ll answer that question by focusing on identifying your personal leadership style, practicing group problem-solving and decision making, and putting your teamwork skills to the test on the Doug Walker Challenge Course.
Kings of the Mountains (Grades 7-9)
Answer the call of the wild on an expedition into the rugged terrain surrounding Jackson Hole. Your band of brothers will work as a team on our Doug Walker Challenge Course, paddle glacially-carved lakes, solve mysteries with science, and make a difference through service projects.
Women Only Leadership, Volunteering, Exploration, and Science (WOLVES) (Grades 7-9)
Join the wolf pack for a girl-powered adventure through the heart of the Wyoming wilderness. Come discover your own strengths on an all-female backpacking expedition into the rugged terrain surrounding Jackson Hole.
Entering Grades 9-12
High school campers develop connections with their peers and wild places through multi-week outdoor expeditions. These camps foster scientific discovery, leadership, and individual expression.
Jackson Hole Science Expedition (Grades 10-12+)
Become part of a historic legacy by joining the program that started Teton Science Schools in 1967! Immerse yourself in the study of the natural sciences in one of the most beautiful and ecologically complex wilderness areas in North America.
Grand Teton Pathfinders (Grades 9-12)
Are you looking for adventure? Inspiration? Challenge? Come explore the wilderness of Jackson Hole. Build connections with the land and your peers while hiking, canoeing and backpacking through the Tetons and Yellowstone.
Ultimate Grand Teton Adventure (Grades 7-9)
Hike, backpack, and explore the scientific mysteries of Grand Teton National Park! What is life like on the highest of peaks? Where do creatures hide when the summer sun begins to shine? Head for the mountains and use the powers of field science to shine a light on the natural world during an epic journey into the wilderness surrounding Jackson Hole.
Teton Science Schools offers camps in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Teton Valley, Idaho. We use the wild lands of Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest and the National Elk Refuge as our classroom.
Teton Science Schools’ instructors are dedicated to providing a safe and welcoming experience for all students. Our instructors are skilled leaders, educators and outdoor enthusiasts who are passionate about connecting students to the natural world. They inspire students to explore the unknown, think creatively, and develop new skills and friendships.
In 1967, Ted Major took 12 students into the field to study the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Today, we serve thousands of students from around the world. Our programs have grown, but our philosophy remains the same: students learn best about the natural world when they’re in nature.