Northern Arizona offers unparalleled geography with beautiful and educational opportunities all within two hours of the Lost Canyon camp.

One of the seven natural wonders of the world. Where else could you go to learn more science and history in one location? A mile deep and hundreds of miles long, you can’t help but stand at the edge in awe.The Grand Canyon is obviously a wonderful place to capture the attention and excitement of any student and any educator would jump at the opportunity to use the endless teaching examples. The canyon offers a variety of subjects to match curriculum at any level.

History & Culture

  • Archeological
  • Early Human History
  • Grand Canyon National Park

Nature & Science

  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Environmental Factors
    • Air Quality
    • Fire Regime
    • Geologic Activity
    • Hydrologic Activity
    • Nonnative Species
    • Scenic Vistas
    • Soundscape/Noise
    • Water Quality
    • Weather
  • Natural Features & Ecosystems
    • Cave/Karst Systems
    • Faults
    • Forests
    • Fossils
    • Geologic Formations
    • Prairies and Grasslands
    • Rivers and Streams
    • Scrublands
    • Soils
    • Springs and Seeps


  • Chronology
  • Distance
  • Area
  • Cartography
  • Statistics/Research/Data gathering

Visit the Grand Canyon National Park website

Our program includes the option of riding the Grand Canyon Railway from Williams, AZ to the Grand Canyon National Park. Students and educators will experience a taste of the Old West traveling on a vintage train to and from the park.Students will view an amazing world go by as they pass through pine, prairie and finally high desert.During the train tour, the crew is bursting with local and Grand Canyon folklore and history, as well as Grand Canyon Railway knowledge. Strolling musicians catch you up with what was hot way back when. And there’s even fun recreations of an old fashioned shoot out and a train robbery. In other words, they take you to the Grand Canyon. And back.Grand Canyon Railway

The Lowell Observatory, located in Flagstaff, provides an excellent facility for students to engage in Astronomy-based lessons and get to see one of the most famous telescopes first hand.The observatory is dedicated to maintaining quality public education and outreach programs to bring the results of astronomical research to the public. Lowell Observatory website



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