Explore, Play, and Learn
at the Confluence of Adventure and Education.
These all-inclusive adult trips seamlessly blend education, experience, and exploration.
Craving an adventure that doesn't require any planning? How about a fresh dinner without Netflix in the background? Our Adult Adventure Seminars are the perfect way to learn, connect, and explore while supporting an organization dedicated to helping everyone experience the outdoors.
The combination of helpful guides and knowledgeable topic experts will take care of everything, including packing gear, arranging transportation, setting up camp, and cooking meals! All you need to do is enjoy the beauty of the Colorado Plateau.
Our adult adventures are specifically designed for the academic crowd and focus on discovery, discussion, and deepening connections. Curriculum includes exploring little-known archeological sites, breathtaking geological formations, and unique natural and human history.
Your trip fees go directly to supporting our efforts to share the magic of unplugged exploration with kids all over the country! What better way to create the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts?
Explore with the pros
We work with local personalities, guest experts, and locally-owned services to bring you the best possible vacation experience.
Have it all
Enjoy a balance of moderate physical exercise, optional nature hikes from camp or along the river, time to read from our rich trip library, great food and company, engaging conversations, spectacular night skies, and the profound silence of the desert back country.
Help us help kids
Helping Canyonlands Field Institute provide meaningful outdoor experiences has never been this easy! By adventuring with us, you support our youth programs. This is a win-win.
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Adult Adventure Seminars
The health and well-being of participants on CFI programs are a priority. Canyonlands Field Institute is committed to minimizing and mitigating the risks associated with backcountry and wilderness adventure trips and programs. Due to inherent risks associated with activities on our programs, as well as environmental considerations, CFI programs are open to individuals who meet the following Essential Eligibility Criteria, and who acknowledge their ability to meet these criteria.
Furthermore, we have instituted the following policies and procedures to address the COVID-19 health crisis. Note that these protocols are specific to the COVID-19 pandemic response, and act in addition to all of our normal operating standards and best practices.