2024 Summer Camp Registration Opens January 10th, 2024
Landscape of the green mountain forest under a vivid blue sky

Holiday E-Auction

Ends December 1st

Support KSS by bidding on our online silent auction items, including ski passes, summer camp early registration and more winter themed items!

Mission Moment
Girls in STEM Water in the West

Throughout the weekend, participants explored how water is a limited resource, participated in hands-on projects in our local community, and used a creative way to communicate what they learned about watersheds.

Interview with Kim

Watch this short video to get to know our new CEO, Kim Krebs, and hear what she thinks of KSS since starting here a little over 6 months ago.

Our Mission

With the outdoors as a backdrop for learning, Keystone Science School inspires curiosity and critical thinking through the lens of science to change lives and strengthen communities.

Upcoming Events & Programs

Cross country skis on the rack on KSS campus.

Holiday E-Auction

Nov. 1 – Dec. 1

Support KSS by bidding on our online silent auction items, including ski passes, summer camp early registration and more winter themed items!

Hiking through the Great Sand Dunes National Park.

2024 Summer Camp Registration

Jan. 10

Enrollment for next summer’s camps will open January 10th at noon!

A A-Basin ski patroller mentoring a Girls in STEM student

Girls in STEM: Snow Science

Feb. 9-11

Learn to measure snowpack stability, snow water equivalent and how to use avalanche beacons! Also, cross country ski and meet avalanche dogs. 

Our SPRI lab mentor teaching a Girls in STEM student in the laboratory

Girls in STEM: Medical Explorers

April 19-21

Participants will go on a laboratory tour to see important aspects of the SPRI labs used by scientists and doctors and get a glimpse into a world-class scientific research program.

Summer Camps

Discovery Camp

Traditional overnight camp mixing Science, Adventure, and FUN for 2nd-8th grades.


Learn outdoor skills and leadership in our field-based Advenutres, for 6th-12th grades.


Horseback, water or rock climbing focused day camp for middle schoolers.

Day Camp

Week-long day camp with fun activities all week long for grades K-5.

Outdoor Education

Dorm Field Trips

Bring your class to the KSS campus and get hands-on environmental science opportunities.

Camping Field Trips

Explore the wilderness of Colorado with your class, with activities like climbing and canyoneering.

Girls in STEM

STEM focused overnight program with female mentors for 4th-8th grade girls.

Beyond the Classroom

3-day professional development teacher training workshop, October 21-22.

Our Impact

Mission Moment

West Grand Middle School

During West Grand’s field trip to KSS, they learned about Watersheds & Water Management, participated in a town hall activity, and learned to cross-country ski.

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