Thank you for your interest in bringing students to the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Our buildings are currently closed due to COVID-19, and we are uncertain about when we will open to the public again. If you would like to register your interest in scheduling a field trip when the NCAR Mesa Lab reopens, please fill out this form or email Tiffany Fourment, and we will contact you when we begin scheduling again.

Field Trip Planning Guide: FAQs | Reservation Checklist | Reserve Your Date | Preparing for a Field Trip | After Your Field Trip

Reserve your date

IMPORTANT:  Before you contact the School and Public Programs office, please make sure that you have everything on the reservation checklist ready to go!

Making Your Reservation:

  • Contact Us to find out about availability.
  • We recommend scheduling your field trip at least six months in advance as slots fill up quickly.
  • After making your reservation, please confirm your visit with us at least two weeks prior to your selected date.


  • To cancel a confirmed field trip, please contact us at least two weeks in advance. If a last-minute cancellation is necessary, please contact us by phone at 303.497.2401 as soon as possible.

Next step: Preparing for a Field Trip