Environmental Education (EE)

Our EE program provides students with unique opportunities to gain real-world experiences, become scientists, bond with classmates, develop independence, and experience group-learning situations. These experiences are accomplished by single field days, lab workdays, and extended overnight field trips. The EE program experiences build on each other starting at Primary all the way through to Advanced School. Read about the latest overnight trips here.

Two students posing for the camera outdoors.

The 3 Pillars of EE


Exposing students to the skills of scientific inquiry and problem solving by weaving science content into field experiences


  • Using experiential learning to expose students to the real world and real people
  • Building independence and classroom unity
  • Providing opportunities for small group and whole group collaborative learning experiences

Natural World

  • Fostering awareness of the environment
  • Providing opportunities for students to have a variety of experiences in nature
  • Engaging students in a new and different perspectives on human interactions with the world around them
A group of students in backpacks entering an historical outdoor location.Two young Logan students inspecting pine cones. One smiling boy is holding a magnifying glass.A group of students snowshoeing away from the camera toward a mountain in winter.A group of students individually working on their journals, in the sun, along the bank of a river.A group of students individually working on their journals, in the sun, along a river.A student in pink cowboy boots, a pink hat and gloves, using a wheel barrow while working in a garden of kale.A group of young students approaching the camera as they ascend a hill, on a hike, with a staff member in the back.Two students working on their journals under a colorful fabric, like a parachute.Two students on an elevated wooden walking path, dressed in warm clothing, stopping to inspect something on the earth.Girl student sitting on a grassy knoll by a pond working on a diagram.

Places Students Have Traveled on EE Trips Over the Last 10 Years

  • Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
  • Lair O’ the Bear Park, Morrison
  • Sustainable Settings, Carbondale
  • Keystone Science School, Keystone
  • Glenwood Springs
  • Greeley
  • La Foret
  • Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Colorado Springs
  • Garden of the Gods Park
  • Pawnee National Grasslands, Weld County
  • Paonia
  • Tomahawk Ranch
  • Buena Vista
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park
  • Telluride
  • Mission: Wolf, Westcliffe
  • Silverton
  • San Luis Valley
  • Steamboat Springs
  • Grand Lake
  • Aspen
  • Breckenridge
  • Leadville
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Platte River Fort, Greeley
  • Colorado National Monument
  • Grand Junction
  • Fort Collins
  • Jamestown/Goldhill (Cottonwood Institute)
  • San Juan River- Wild Rivers Expeditions
  • Granby
  • Crested Butte
  • Gunnison
  • Pueblo (Pueblo Mountain Park)
  • Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
  • Snow Mountain Ranch, Winterpark
  • Salida
  • Georgetown
  • Mount Evans
  • Buckhorn Camp
  • Guidestone - Hutchinson Homestead
  • Plains Conservation Center, Aurora, CO
  • Arches National Park, Moab, UT
  • Goblin Valley State Park, Capitol Reef, UT
  • Jackson Hole, WY
  • Canyonlands National Park, Colorado River
  • Grand Teton National Park, WY
  • Dinosaur National Monument, Jensen, UT
  • Taos, NM
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Bandelier and Los Alamos, NM
  • Cripple Creek, Florissant Fossil Beds, NM
  • Flaming Gorge/Green River, UT
  • Ft. Laramie and Casper, Wyoming
  • White Sands National Park/Santa Fe, NM
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Bears Ears National Monument, UT
  • Scottsbluff, NE
  • Fort Robinson State Park, NE
  • Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Black Hills, SD
  • Austin, South Padre Island, TX
  • Washington, DC
  • Chesapeake Bay, VA
  • Oahu, Hawaii
  • The Big Island, Hawaii
  • Seattle, WA
  • Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Olympic National Park, WA
  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park, CA
  • Redwoods and San Francisco, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Oklahoma: Tall Grass Prairie, Spiro Mounds, Runestone
  • Alaska (Anchorage, Seward, Denali National Park)
  • Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, CA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Florida Everglades and Key West
  • New York City, NY
  • White Mountains, NH
  • Boston, MA
  • Hurricane Island, ME
  • Nashville, TN 
  • Asheville, Charleston, NC
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Big Bear Lake, CA