Outdoors

Ultimate Classrooms

National parks

Great field trips and camps for adults, teachers, kids and families are offered by educational foundations associated with many national parks.

Don’t miss the essence of a national park by speeding by it all in your car. Plan a seminar into your vacation or visit in the off-season to take in a one-day or multi-day seminar that zeroes in on birds, bugs, botany or many other subjects most park visitors never understand.

Glacier National Park, for instance, has has field seminars from mid-March through September covering a wide array of interests from predators and birds of prey to art, map-and-compass, wildflowers, glaciers and much more.

Other parks may have similar programs, plus seminars dealing with features specific to a region. In Yellowstone, for instance, people have a unique opportunity to study geothermal features.

For information, contact:

Glacier Institute, (406) 755-1211 or on the Internet at www.digisys.net/ glacinst/

Yellowstone Institute, (307) 344-2294 or on the Internet at www.yellowstoneassociation.org/

North Cascades Institute, (360) 856-5700, ext. 209 or on the Internet at www.ncascades.org/nci/

Olympic Park Institute (360) 928-3720 or on the Internet at www.olympus.net/opi/

, DataTimes



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