Yellowstone Forever Institute

Yellowstone Forever Institute


The true beauty of Yellowstone is that it offers a different experience for each visitor. No matter what area of the park interests you, we can help you gain a deeper connection to Yellowstone while you’re here.

The Yellowstone Forever Institute introduces thousands of students to the park’s natural wonders. Programs range from one day to three weeks in length, and highlight the park’s amazing wildlife, geothermal areas, rich history, and awe-inspiring wilderness.

View the 2018 winter catalog. Registration for Winter 2018-19 Field Seminars is now open.

Now available! View the the 2019 summer catalog.

Registration for Summer 2019 Field Seminars will open on January 30 at 8:00 a.m. MST for supporters, and on February 6 at 8:00 a.m. for the general public. Those who aren’t yet supporters can join when registering for a program online.

Learn about our new Yellowstone Day Adventures program, offering a convenient, expert-led wildlife watching experience during the summer and winter seasons.


Private Tours

A truly customized experience for individuals and groups, with an adventure designed around your needs and interests.

Field Seminars

In-depth learning experiences led by experts in their field, with programs ranging from photography to wildlife to hiking or cross-country skiing.

Lodging & Learning

Programs are based at park hotels and include lodging, daily field trips, most meals, and in-park transportation.

Youth & College

Rich learning experiences that engage young people with the wonders of Yellowstone National Park.

Teacher Workshops

A selection of teacher-specific workshops designed specifically for educators.

Yellowstone Day Adventures

Wildlife viewing.

We’ll pick you up at dawn, when the wildlife action is at its peak, for a convenient, family-friendly wildlife watching experience.