Teton Science Schools Application Program

Students in the 10th and 11th grade for the 2023-2024 school year have the opportunity to apply for this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Teton Science 2024 – application details coming soon!

Jackson Hole Science Expeditions

EIS’s Teton Science Program has a new home on our website for high school programs, San Diego SciTech. San Diego SciTech is part of EIS and all programs will continue to be on site at EIS

Kelly Campus of Teton Science Schools
July 3 – July 28, 2023
Kelly, WY

Experience your world, understand your world and change your world for the better. Become part of a legacy of scientific adventure by joining the program that started Teton Science Schools in 1967! Immerse yourself in the study of the natural sciences in one of the most beautiful and ecologically complex wilderness areas in North America. Alongside knowledgeable instructors, you will sharpen your analytical thinking and scientific skills then conduct field-research projects through observation and hands-on exploration. Your experience culminates with a backpacking trip in Jackson Hole. The program and lodging is based at the Kelly Campus in Grand Teton National Park along with 5 nights front-country camping and 4 nights backcountry camping. High school credit is available. 26 days, 25 nights.

Application Criteria

  • Currently 10th or 11th Grade (2022-2023 School Year)
  • Attends America’s Finest Charter, Crawford, e3 Civic High, Gompers Preparatory Academy, Hoover, Ingenuity Charter School, King-Chavez Community High School, Lincoln, Morse, or O’Farrell Charter
  • Interest in natural sciences
  • Have social and emotional maturity to be away from home

2023 Program Details

Week 1:
Welcome and orientation, Building Your Team, Introduction to Place

Week 2:
Frontcountry Camping Trip in Yellowstone

Week 3:
Field Research Project

Week 4:
Backcountry Camping Trip & Celebration of Learning

For more details, visit the Teton Science website
Teton Science 2023 – Application is now open!



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