Come Experience Unforgettable Camps, Courses & Guided Hiking Tours in Glacier National Park & Flathead National Forest

From personalized educational day hikes to week-long nature camps for kids or adults, we provide life-changing outdoor experiences that will inspire and connect you to the natural world.

Let the Glacier Institute Help You Discover The Wonders Of Glacier National Park & Flathead National Forest.

Every day in Glacier National Park or Flathead National Forest could be an experience you'll never forget.

Why risk wasting it?
Don’t miss out. Find the course that interests you.

Relax knowing you’re getting the most out of your trip.

Connect to the Natural World

Fall in love with nature through outdoor educational programs and personalized tours. Take advantage of everything our amazing area has to offer.

Expand Your Knowledge

Don’t watch another summer fly by without experiencing those hidden trails you've only heard about. Our camps and courses educate you about the area and give you a wealth of knowledge you can share.

Enjoy the Trip of a Lifetime

Roughly 12 million people visit the Flathead Valley every year. Our programs connect you with the outdoors in a way that will last throughout your life.

National Park Service

The Glacier Institute is the official education partner of Glacier National Park and the Flathead National Forest.

"You can’t save what you don’t love,
you can’t love what you don’t know."
Jacques Cousteau
French Explorer

There are a lot of choices in the Flathead Valley and you want to make sure your time and money are spent wisely.

Let our experts put your nerves at ease.

We Offer Educational Programs For Everybody

Youth Activities at Glacier Institute

Looking for summer activities for your children? We offer safe and positive day camps and multi-day camps designed to provide a whole new perspective on nature.

Family Hiking in Glacier National Park

We offer activities where everyone can enjoy being together outdoors. Browse our wide variety of courses, family camps, and personalized educational tours.

Adult hiking in Glacier National Park

Want to deepen your knowledge or experience a new interest outdoors? Choose from a variety of adult-only experiences or schedule a personalized educational tour.

School Program in Glacier National Park

We offer custom programs that will attract your members & school trips to provide a lifetime of memories. We also offer personalized educational tours for groups of 6-12.

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Enjoy the outdoor world

Don't worry that you're wasting opportunities and feel confident in your choice.

With so many options to experience the Flathead Valley available to you, our experience teaching in the Flathead Valley since 1983, and our exclusive partnership with Glacier National Park makes the Glacier Institute the best choice for you.
Our programs are extremely affordable, allowing you to have money left-over to enjoy everything the area has to offer. With our 7 day cancellation policy, there’s no need to worry about putting something on the calendar today when so much about tomorrow is unknown.

Glacier Institute Corporate Membership

($5000 per year)

Glacier Institute Business Membership

($2000 per year)


Enrollment in your Glacier Institute course acts as your Going-to-the-Sun Road Ticket. The Glacier Park Pass is separate and will still be needed. This could be purchased online at: