Get Your Class Outside!

KSS programs use local trails as outdoor classrooms to provide students with hands-on learning experiences.  Our classroom is the forest, streams, and alpine tundra where students can be outside and adventuring.
Day or Overnight Options

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

Campers playing games on the sod field

Open House

June 5th

Come and check out our campus at our Open House on June 5th. This is a chance for new and returning campers to get comfortable with KSS and ease their nerves about coming to summer camp.

A group of donors at the Sipping for Science fundraiser at Keystone Ranch.

Sipping for Science

June 13th

Join us at the Keystone Ranch for our formal fundraising evening with a wine-pairing dinner, supporting the mission of Keystone Science School!

Two Discovery Campers are ready to go rafting with their PFDs and helmets!

2024 Summer Camp

Spots Open!

Join us this summer at KSS in our day & overnight summer camp options!

A Outdoor Education student wades into the lake during an aquatic ecology field day.

Outdoor Education Field Trips

Fall Dates Available!

KSS is proud to provide schools with unique overnight field trips that combine Science, Adventure, and Fun! Our classroom is the forest, streams, and alpine tundra where students can be outside and adventuring.

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

Exploring Nature, Inspiring Minds! Join us on a journey as West Grand Middle school share the magic of their Outdoor Education Field Trip as they returned to KSS! Hear firsthand how this journey impacted them, fostering teamwork, resilience, and a deeper connection to nature.

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