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Grand Tetons Adventure


What is the LSR7 Grand Tetons Adventure?

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! The LSR7 Grand Tetons Adventure is a summer trip for LSR7 high school students to the Grand Tetons School of Science in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. All high school students are eligible to participate, except current seniors.

The trip allows students the opportunity to explore the natural world in one of the most biologically diverse and geologically special areas in the United States and on planet Earth. The trip includes: daily hikes within the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks, a high altitude ropes course, a canoe trip, and many other unique opportunities working hands-on in the field with scientists at the Grand Tetons School of Science.

Below you will find important FAQs and information about the trip:


When is the 2019 trip?

The 2019 trip will take place July 7-14th, 2019.

How much does the trip cost?

The approximate cost of the trip is between $900-950 (depending on total number of student participants on trip). This INCLUDES food, lodging, guides, and transportation. You are only financially responsible for TWO meals, one on the way there and one on the way back. Payment amounts and dates are found below:

Due Date Amount Due
1 February 28, 2019 $375
2 March 29, 2019 $300
3 April 30, 2019 $275 (or less)
TOTAL COST $950 or less

How do I sign-up for the trip?

Participation is based on a first come first serve basis. If you are interested sign up ASAP!

  1. Email Mr Gerding (chris.gerding@lsr7.net) or stop by his room (1302) during the school day.
  2. Attend the Informational Student & Parent Meeting on Wednesday, Feb 20th from 6:00-6:30pm at Lee's Summit North in Room 1101. Please enter through the West Doors (Entrance W10). If you cannot attend the meeting on that day, please let Mr Gerding know ASAP.

How do we travel to the Grand Tetons (Jackson, WY)

We travel to and from Jackson, WY on a charter bus. The cost for transportation is included in the overall price of the trip.

Where do we stay during the trip?

We stay in lodges/cabins at Teton Science School located right outside of Jackson Hole, WY.

Where can I find more information about the trip?

View a presentation with more information about the Grand Tetons Trip and pictures from past trips. Be sure to attend the informational meeting on February20th. Feel free to email Mr. Gerding with any questions you have.

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Grand Tetons

Grand Tetons

Grand Tetons

Grand Tetons