Canyonlands Field Institute

At the confluence of adventure and education

Unplug To Connect

Unforgettable group trips in canyon country

Educational Adventures

Replace classroom walls with canyon walls.

Outdoor Experience

Science, art, and nature in the Moab area

Quality Outdoor Education

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Bring your curriculum to life though rivers and ancient canyons.

What better place to learn?

School Programs

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Give your kids the chance to learn and play at our
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Spend summer outside!

Summer Camps

Teachers, we'll help you find the right school program.

With three decades of experience, we make it easy.

Adult and Family Educational Adventures

Adult Adventure Seminars and private trips directly support our youth programs.
What better way to share the adventure?

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Open enrollment trips for students of all ages around the Colorado Plateau.

Enriching, purposeful adventures!

Adult Adventure Seminars

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Unplug to reconnect with your friends or family on a memorable trip.

Explore and learn!

Private Group Trips

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Student Program

I really thought the CFI guide did a great job leading students towards a broader mindset by asking them questions. He had a great way of leading them back to a positive mindset.

Penny D

Teacher, Salt Lake City Open Classroom
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Student Program

This was the coolest thing I've ever done.

Tanner

Student, Channing Hall
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Rainbow Bridge Adventure Seminar

After more than 50 years of outdoor adventures, the CFI Rainbow Bridge trip was a real stand out! It was definitely a top life list trip.

Nancy S

Alexandria VA
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Private Group Trip

We were all delighted by the trip on the river. The organization was awesome and we thoroughly enjoyed the 2 days. Thanks a lot! I will certainly recommend CFI to my friends and family for future trips.

Pierre & family

Brussels, Belgium
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Professor Valley Field Camp

The changing environment helps me stay focused and being in nature makes me care more about what I'm doing and learning.

Solace

Student, East Middle School
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School River Trip

[CFI] engages them in education and challenges outside the "norm" and comfort zones - new language and instructors- reflection and affirmation in overnight experiences strengthens relationships in a way that daily schooling cannot.

Thank you for a wonderful program for our students! The diversity in campsites, info, activities, and experiences was super special. And thank you for providing the 'larger than me' conversations on their place in the universe and for the fantastic closing circle and appreciation.

Alicia

Chaperone, Potomac Mountain School
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Professor Valley Field Camp

[With] the communication skills, the creative activities, the compassion, the group management skills, all of the leaders were beyond my expectations. Excellent!!

Mary Kay

Teacher, East Middle School

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