Day Programs & Events

Explore and learn about our public lands.

Around the state, Alaska Geographic coordinates many day programs and events that celebrate our public lands. Whether it’s a presentation, a film screening or a hands-on experience, the more you are exposed to the Alaska’s amazing public lands, the more you will care about these special places.


In Denali at the Murie Science and Learning Center

Self-Guided Activities
For learners young and old, try our “Spruce Tree Challenge”. This is an all ages self-guided scavenger hunt about spruce trees. Originally designed for use in Denali National Park and Preserve, this activity is adaptable for use in areas with white and black spruce trees.

Spruce Tree Challenge (pdf)

Guide for Parents and Teachers (pdf)

Summer Evening Speaker Series
These events host visiting scientists and resources specialists for in depth explorations of Alaska science and history. Presentations are offered in June, July, and August.

K-12 Education with Denali National Park & Preserve
The National Park Service offers a number of educational programs for visitors to Denali. Please visit their Plan Your Visit page to see the opportunities.  Some specific programs include: Classroom Visits by Rangers, Distance Education Visits with Rangers, Denali Science School, and Educational Curriculum.