Student looks through a microscope in Girls in STEM Biomedical program

Girls in STEM: Medical Explorers

April 19-21, for 4th-8th grade girls

Join us in this 3-day program focusing on careers in medicine and medical research!

Work at KSS this summer!
Housing & meals included

Apply today for an unforgettable summer at KSS in the Rockies. We have summer seasonal positions open including camp counselors, Adventure instructors, Camp Nurse, Customer Experience and Climbing Coordinator.

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

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.

Hiking through the Great Sand Dunes National Park.

2024 Summer Camp Registration

Now open!

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

Outdoor Education students practicing putting on cross country skiis.

Outdoor Education Field Trips

Winter & Spring Dates Still 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.

A student learning the basics of rock climbing.


Summer 2024

Our offsite, camping-based Adventures are focused on the development of outdoor skills and leadership while exploring Colorado’s stunning parks, monuments, and most scenic natural environments by foot, on rope, or watercraft. 

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

Edith Teter Elementary

Exploring Nature, Inspiring Minds! Join us on a journey as Edith Teter Elementary share the magic of their Outdoor Education Field Trip. Hear firsthand about the unforgettable moments and discoveries that make learning come alive!

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