2016 Special Emphasis Series at Camp Denali & North Face Lodge

Throughout the summer, we invite specialists to share their expertise in the field and through evening presentations.  Please note the dates below.  You may want to time your visit at Camp Denali or North Face Lodge to coincide with one of these special sessions.  Our regular program of guided hiking occurs simultaneously. 

Below is the outline of our 2016 schedule. More details will be available soon.


Bird Migration and Conservation

Scott Weidensaul, Author, Field Researcher and Bird Enthusiast

June 6-9 at Camp Denali

June 10-12 at Camp Denali

Dinosaurs and Denali’s Prehistoric Landscape

Pat Druckenmiller, Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences Curator, University of Alaska Museum

June 13-16 at Camp Denali

June 17-19 at North Face Lodge

Wildflower Week

David Murray, Professor of Botany and Curator Emeritus, University of Alaska Fairbanks

June 20-23 at Camp Denali

June 24-26 at North Face Lodge

Wild Music

Stephen Lias, Adventurer-Composer

July 4-7 at Camp Denali

July 8-10 at North Face Lodge

Alaska, and Why the Arctic Matters

Fran Ulmer, Chair of US Arctic Research Commission and Former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska

July 18-21 at Camp Denali

July 22-24 at North Face Lodge

Gold, Cold & Sourdoughs: In the Footsteps of Denali’s Pioneers

Tom Walker, Author, Photographer and Historian

July 25-28 at Camp Denali

July 29-31 at North Face Lodge

Centennial Celebration of the National Park System

Ken Burns, Documentary Filmmaker

August 6 at Camp Denali

Autumn Nature Photography Workshop

Mark Kelley, Photographer

August 26-28 at Camp Denali

August 29-September 1 at Camp Denali

Curtains of Light: The Aurora Borealis

Neal Brown, Former Director of Alaska Space Grant Program and Poker Flat Research Range & Ronn Murray, Photographer

September 2-4 TBD

September 5-8 at Camp Denali

Return to our 2015 Special Emphasis Series Schedule


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Reservation Information

2015 space still available!!

North Face Lodge now has availability during some of our 2015 sessions - call our office for specific dates.

Camp Denali still has several open sessions throughout the summer.