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Partners in the Parks: Bryce Canyon National Park
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Partners in the Parks: Bryce Canyon National Park

Immerse yourself in the otherworldly natural and geologic wonders of Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah! You will camp beneath ponderosa pines; travel to the canyon floor on horseback; backpack and sleep among the hoodoos; and participate in a service project to benefit the park. Gain confidence and skills in the outdoors, marvel at the strange beauty of the red rock hoodoos, and find inspiration under a sea of stars in Bryce Canyon National Park.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/14/2020 to 6/20/2020
When: June 14-20, 2020
Where: Bryce Canyon National Park
United States
Contact: NCHC Office
(402) 472-9150



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-REGISTRATION FOR THIS TRIP WILL OPEN NEAR THE END OF DECEMBER-

 

***IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE MEMBER RATE, YOUR INSTITUTION MUST BE A 2020 INSTITUTIONAL MEMBER. IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF THIS, PLEASE CONTACT NCHC USING THE CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW***

 

Please read the following before registering:

Affiliating yourself with your institution

If you are not the director of your program, or you do not hold a current NCHC Institutional, Professional, or Student Membership, and/or have not attended an NCHC program in the past year, you may not be in our new software system yet!

You must sign up as a "Contact" prior to registering for any NCHC program. 

Sign up as a Contact!

Be sure to select “Contact” when creating a username for our website. If your institution has an Institutional Membership, signing up as a "Contact" will affiliate you with your institution, and you'll receive the member discount. If you sign up for any membership aside from "Contact," you will be asked to pay for that membership fee.

You'll receive an email notification, and THEN you may start registration for the intended institute.

(If your institution is not a member of NCHC, please proceed as a "Guest.")

*Members receive a 50% discount on NCHC Partners in the Parks registration pricing!

Questions? Contact the NCHC office at (402) 472-9150 or nchc@unl.edu.

Institution Limitation for Participants

At the maximum, only two students from any one institution will be allowed to participate on an individual trip. If you are unsure if other students from your institution are signed up for the trip, please check with your school's honors office, or send an e-mail to nchc@unl.edu. 

 

Mandatory Documentation

This year, when you register, you will be required to turn in 3 forms stating your acknowledgement of different NCHC policies while you are a participant on your potential trip. To save you some time while registering, we recommend downloading these files now, digitally or physically signing them, and have them ready to be uploaded with your application.


 

 

Tentative Schedule

Travel: Participants should plan to arrive in Cedar City, UT by noon on Sunday June 14 and should not book return flights/travel until after noon on Saturday June 20. This will enable us to spend the full program time at Bryce Canyon National Park.

 

Date

 

Time

 

Activity

Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun. June 14

 

Noon

 

 

Students arrive in Cedar City

 

 

Pick up rented gear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from SUU Outdoors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gear check and last-minute errands

 

 

 

 

 

PM 1

 

 

 

 

on Friday June 12

 

 

 

 

 

in town; drive to BRCA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PM

 

 

Set up camp at BRCA; Visitor Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and orientation to park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

 

Dinner; sunset hike; circle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mon. June 15

 

AM 1

 

Sunrise; breakfast at camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AM 2

 

Plein Aire Art with Arlene

Painting activity for

 

 

 

Braithwaite

participants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midday

 

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PM 1

 

Discussion with LE Ranger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PM 2

 

Rim Walk with Interp. Ranger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

Dinner; circle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tues. June 16

 

AM 1

 

 

Breakfast at camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AM 2

 

 

Prep for backcountry trip (packing;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

using stove; backcountry ethics)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midday

 

 

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PM

 

 

Hike: geology and nature of Bryce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canyon with SUU Faculty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

 

Dinner; circle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Wed. June 17

 

AM 1

 

Breakfast; take down camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pick up backcountry permit and

 

 

 

 

 

AM 2

 

bear canisters; travel to Rainbow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Point TH and meet Eric

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PM

 

Hike; service project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

Dinner; circle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thurs. June 18

 

AM

 

 

Breakfast; break down camp; begin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hike out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PM

 

 

Arrive at campground; set up camp;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

prep dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

 

Dinner; circle

 

 

Option for Astro Fest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fri. June 19

 

AM 1

 

Breakfast at camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AM 2

 

Free time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midday

 

Lunch at camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:00 PM

 

Horseback Ride (2 hr) *Lodge at

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:15PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening

 

Dinner at Bryce Canyon Lodge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Night

 

Star Gazing with Astro Fest; final

 

 

 

 

 

 

circle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sat. June 20

 

AM 1

 

 

Breakfast; pack up; return to Cedar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Noon

 

 

Trip ends (students may stay in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cedar City or begin travel home)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

      Add astronomy evening activity depending on time/weather

      Friday morning: options include free time, meet up with Geology Field Camp group, activity (art/nature walk)

 

Program Size 10 Students
NCHC Member Price $625 (does not include airfare)
NCHC Nonmember Price $1250 (does not include airfare)
Deadline to Register May 14, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

If you have any questions regarding your trip specifically, please contact your trip facilitator listed below. They will be sending you more information regarding what to pack, and any supplies you may need for your trip.

 

Trip Facilitator

Kelly Goonan, Southern Utah University

Grant Shimer, Southern Utah University

 


 

Refunds

All requests for refunds MUST be submitted in writing to the national office and RECEIVED no later than thirty days in advance of the trip departure date.

  • Received prior to 30 days before trip departure:          Full refund, less a $50 per person administrative fee
  • Received within 30 days before trip departure:            No refunds granted

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