Adventure Day Camp

Give your child a week's worth of adventures all around the Moab area!

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  • Where: Drop off and pick up is at CFI headquarters, located at 1320 South Hwy 191, Moab UT 84532.
  • When: July 05, 2021 through July 09, 2021
  • When: July 12, 2021 through July 16, 2021
  • When: July 19, 2021 through July 23, 2021
  • Number of Days/Nights: Monday through Friday
  • Time: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Age Group: Eco-Splorers: 6-9 and Desert Dwellers: 9-12
  • Cost per Person: $250, $150 for Grand County residents
  • Deposit: $50 (non-refundable)
  • Deadline for Signup: Two weeks prior to start
  • Ancient Peoples of the La Sal Borderlands

    Archaeology of Moab & Indian Creek by vehicle and short hikes to cultural sites

    An exploratory archaeology seminar that features the northern periphery of the Puebloan world- where ancient peoples migrated, met and mingled. With guest scholar Dr. Steve Simms and associate Jeff Clapp, we explore cultural sites near Moab, north and south of the La Sal Mountains including Canyon Rims area and Indian Creek. Day outings by vehicle and short hikes from base camps, meals are included.

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  • When: September 25, 2021 through September 30, 2021
  • Group Size: Minimum 6, maximum 8
  • Cost per Person: $1800 Non Member; $1710 CFI member
  • Deposit: $300 (non-refundable) applies to total due
  • Coyote Camp

    Educational Yurt Camping

    Treat your family to a unique Moab vacation experience. Professor Valley Family Camp is the perfect getaway for families who are looking to experience solitude, family connection, and an immersive desert experience. Camp in tipis or stay in a yurt. This is not your standard Moab camping experience: Find rustic luxury at PVFC. The quiet, meditative nature of Professor Valley is the perfect complement to an exciting Moab adventure! It serves a great basecamp to explore Arches and Canyonlands national parks, as well as state parks, BLM trails, the La Sal Mountains, and the countless other adventures awaiting in the Moab area.

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  • Where: Professor Valley Field Camp
  • Time: Check-in: 3:30 pm; Check-out: 11:00 am
  • Group Size: Maximum 10
  • Cost per Person: $930/night for up to four people; $85/night for each additional person. Five year olds and younger are free.
  • Deposit: 40% nonrefundable deposit is due to hold your date.
  • Where: Colorado River - Dewey to Professor Valley
  • What months available: April through October
  • Number of Days/Nights: One Night
  • Group Size: 15 minimum; 40 maximum
  • Age Group: Middle, high school, and college students
  • Cost per Person: $250
  • Deposit: Nonrefundable deposit of five participant fees is required to secure your program dates.
  • Summer Guide in Training

    Develop resume building skills with CFI this summer

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    WFR WAFA re-certification course

    WFR and WAFA Recertification

    Multiple day-long indoor classes: includes CPR and two-year certifications

    WMI offers this course with a two-year recertification for Wilderness First Responder (WFR), Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) and Wilderness EMT. Includes two year CPR. Register through CFI. NOTE THAT FOR RECERTS up for February, 2021 WMI has extended certification for WFR and CPR for an additional 12 months through February, 2022. Please contact WMI/NOLS directly if you have questions about certification.

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  • Where: To Be Determined
  • When: through
  • What months available: Please inquire about possible November 2021 and February 2022 dates.
  • Time: 7:45 am
  • Group Size: Maximum 30
  • Cost per Person: To Be Determined
  • Deposit: $150 (non-refundable) applies to total due
  • Deadline for Signup: Two weeks prior to start
  • golden eagle flying

    Eagle Float on the Colorado River

    CFI and Sheri Griffith Expeditions partner on this unique winter outing

    Float down a mild and scenic stretch of the Colorado River this February for a chance to see wintering bald eagles in a wilderness setting. Along the way there will be opportunities to learn about bird identification from guests from Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City and other "expert" birders. Participants initially meet "at the take out" at the Ranger Station and CFI will transport to the launch point at Loma. Covid protocols will be in place; please contact us if you would like additional information on these outfitting and transportation protocols.

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  • Where: Colorado River, Horsethief and Ruby Canyons
  • When: February 27, 2021
  • Number of Days/Nights: One day
  • Group Size: Minimum 12, Maximum 16
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: Non-members $170, CFI Members $161.50
  • Deposit: $50 (non-refundable) applies to total due.
  • Deadline for Signup: February 21, 2021
  • Rainbow Bridge Trail Supported Trekking

    Supported trekking with pack llamas, CFI, and Navajo guides on the historic traditional pilgrimage route to spectacular Rainbow Bridge

    Hike and camp with llama packstock support on the traditional pilgrimage route to Rainbow Bridge, the earth's largest natural bridge, and sacred place to the Navajo culture. The trip starts in Page, AZ with hotel stay and trip orientation first evening with CFI guide. We travel to Navajo Mountain by van the next day and do a half day hike and visit a Navajo family, and camp or stay in their guest hogan. We are guests of the Atene family. Four nights on the trail, and a boat ride out the last day! A rare cultural experience you won't want to miss!

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  • Where: Page, AZ and Navajo Mountain, UT; Rainbow Bridge Nat'l Monument
  • When: October 02, 2021 through October 08, 2021
  • When: April 24, 2022 through April 30, 2022
  • Number of Days/Nights: Six nights and six days
  • Group Size: Minimum 6, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $2980.00 non-members; $2831.00 CFI members PLUS $60 Navajo Nation Special Use Fee
  • Deposit: $500 (non-refundable) applies to total due
  • Deadline for Signup: 14 days prior
  • Range Creek Utah Archaeology

    Vehicle Tour and Camping with Truck Support

    Range Creek Utah archaeology trip is a rare opportunity to see and learn about prehistory and pioneer settlement in this remote canyon in the Book Cliffs of Eastern Utah. Our CFI seminar format extending over two and half days allows for in depth learning and a chance to enjoy higher elevation camping. Dr. Kevin Jones is our lead guest scholar this year and he will be joined by archaeologist and educator, Ms. Jamie Hollingsworth. The focus will be on Archaic and Fremont prehistoric lifeways, the relatively recent official "discovery" of Range Creek that was long protected under private ownership. Faculty will highlight ongoing academic research and applications. CFI Naturalist Guides share knowledge about the geology, wildlife, wildflowers and provide a comfortable camp and great meals.

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  • Where: Western Book Cliffs between Green River and Price, Utah
  • When: June 04, 2021 through June 06, 2021
  • What months available: It may be possible to arrange an additional date for a custom private trip - subject to permit and faculty availability. At least 90 days notice is needed.
  • Number of Days/Nights: Two and half days and two nights
  • Group Size: Minimum 6, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $800.00 Non member; $760.00 CFI Member
  • Deposit: $300 (non-refundable) applies to total due
  • Deadline for Signup:
  • Cedar Mesa & Bears Ears Utah Archaeology

    Explore Bears Ears National Monument & Cedar Mesa by vehicle and short hikes with guest experts

    Learn about "Paleo Bears Ears" and later cultural occupations with our two guest experts, Greg Nunn and Lyle Balenquah along with CFI Naturalist Guides. With a small group, this is an opportunity to visit authorized sites with experts' insights. in the greater Bears Ears National Monument region, nearby Cedar Mesa and San Juan River corridor. This region is truly a world class "outdoor museum" with evidence of several thousand years of human occupation. Three nights lodging, all meals, day field trip BLM permits, and transportation options are included. Covid 19 protocols in place, details available.

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  • Where: Cedar Mesa and the greater Bears Ears National Monument region in Southeastern Utah.
  • When: October 12, 2021 through October 15, 2021
  • Number of Days/Nights: Three nights and three and a half days
  • Group Size: Minimum 6, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $1500 Non Member; $1425 CFI Member; plus $10 BLM Special Area Fee
  • Deposit: $300 (non-refundable) applies to total due
  • Native Teen Guide-in-Training

    Learn guiding skills on the San Juan River

    Native Teen Guide-in-Training is designed for students entering 8th – 12th grades interested in building community amongst Native teens from around the country while developing leadership and whitewater rafting skills.

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  • Where: Bluff and the Upper San Juan River
  • When: June 17, 2021 through June 23, 2021
  • Group Size: Maximum 17
  • Age Group: Entering 8th through 12th grades
  • Cost per Person: $50 (Non-refundable)
  • Deadline for Signup: Priority Application Deadline: April 15th, 2021 Rolling deadline after this time period
  • Destination: Moab Daily of the Colorado River

    Float the Colorado from Dewey Bridge or from Fisher Towers through Professor Valley

    Treat your family or group to a night under the stars along the Colorado River. This two day, one night float down the Moab Daily stretch is the perfect way to unplug. Throughout the trip, you will be treated to spectacular vistas, wildlife sightings, splashy rapids, and delicious meals. This family-friendly adventure goes beyond the average tourist experience and is the perfect way to enjoy what Moab has to offer.

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  • Where: Colorado River - Dewey Bridge to BLM Takeout
  • What months available: April through October
  • Number of Days/Nights: Two days, one night
  • Group Size: Minimum 6, Maximum 25
  • Age Group: Adults and children 6+
  • Cost per Person: $335/person, fee is based on a minimum of 6 participants and includes transportation from Moab.
  • Deposit: $100/person (Non refundable; will apply to final total due)