FieldSCOPES Day Programs

FieldSCOPES are day-long field experiences that enhance curriculum, enrich science, and build community.


FieldSCOPES programs are design to provide students with a hands-on education experience in a safe outdoor classroom. FieldSCOPES has options for grade levels 4-12.

Tuition ranges from $20-45 per student. Mount Rainier Institute, the National Park Service and our partners are committed to providing scholarships to ensure all schools/students can participate regardless of cost. Please call (253) 692-4161 for current rates and scholarship information.

We are now registering groups for Spring 24 and the 24-25 school year. For more information or date availability please contact:


John Hayes

Mount Rainier Institute Director


Phone:  (253) 692-4161

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Not seeing what you are looking for? Contact us and work with our educators to adapt a day long field experience for your students. This includes the possibility of EXTENDED Day programs.

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The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.  Mount Rainier Institute is honored and grateful to provide programs that take place in the ancestral homelands of the Nisqually, Puyallup, Muckleshoot, Yakima, and Cowlitz.


Mount Rainier Institute provides outstanding nature-based education experiences that are rooted in science and nurture the next generation of environmental stewards and leaders.