The elementary classroom takes overnight field trips each spring. Look here for the latest information on upcoming trips.
The following is a summary of previous spring overnight field trips:
2015 Helena area – Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Exploration Works!, fishing with Kit Johnson of Kit’s Tackle, Gates of the Mountains Boat Tour.
2014 Lewis and Clark Caverns – Caverns, ranger-guided Madison Buffalo Jump and Missouri Headwaters State Parks, Milligan Canyon fossils.
2013 Outdoor Wilderness Living School – Willow Creek campground on Jefferson River, primitive living skills, cooking with hot rocks, cottonwood bark plates and sticks for eating utensils, edible plants, rabbit hunting, learning from primitivist Thomas Elpel.
2012 Montana Learning Center – Lego Robotics introduction, physics, Montana birds, canoeing on Canyon Ferry Lake.
2011 Grant-Kohrs Ranch – Jurassic devil’s toenail fossils, Grant-Kohrs ranch.
2010 Birch Creek Center – Low ropes course, nature walks.
2009 Ruby Reservoir – Eocene insect fossils, Virginia City, Alder Gulch, gold panning, fishing,
2008 Clark’s Canyon Reservoir – Native American archeology sites.
2007 Lewis and Clark Campground – Caverns, talc mine, Wheat Montana Bakery, Mississippian fossils.