(3) Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of characteristics, structures and function of living things, the process and diversity of life, and how living organisms interact with each other and their environment.
Field Camp is located on a secluded bluff overlooking the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, one mile north of West Glacier in Glacier National Park. During the past 60 years, this site has been home to the Civilian Conservation Corps, fire teams, the Youth Conservation Corps, and since 1983, the Glacier Institute. Staff lives on-site and is available to assist students.
There is trail access from Field Camp.
Visitors may observe the presence of various wildlife.
Late spring, summer, fall and limited winter.
Access is from the parking lot.
There is some disabled access.
Take Montana Highway 2 to West Glacier, turn north and proceed to the Glacier National Park entrance station. Field Camp is the next left to the west.
Parking is limited. Please carpool whenever possible.
View the Glacier Institute campus map.
Group sizes are limited to 22 students for lodging and 13 students on the trail.
Fees are specific to the educational program and arrangements.
All National Park Service regulations apply. Please call for specific details.
A gear list is located on the website.
Services are provided with programs arranged in advance. Occasional drop-ins may be accommodated.
Glacier Institute Main Office, 755-1211