Educational Resources

Hands on the Land
The NHTIC is a member of the Hands on the Land (HOL) network.  We partner with local schools to teach curriculum on public lands.  To inquire about building new partnerships and programs, please call the Center at 307-261-7700.  For information on lesson plans and the HOL network view the HOL website.

School Tours
Educational tours of the facility by trained docents and interpreters are available. Reservations are required at least two weeks prior to the tour date. To best facilitate a learning environment, the following stipulations apply: 

  • A maximum of sixty (60) students per tour. 
  • One chaperone for every ten (10) students is required. 

School tour times are scheduled for the morning and afternoon as follows in April and May (tour times are flexible for other months): 

  • Wednesdays and Fridays: 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Noon-2:00 p.m. 
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m. 

Classroom Visits
BLM interpretive staff is available for classroom visits and other group presentations within the commuting area of Casper. Talks are offered for all grade levels and community organizations. Topics include emigrant trails and trail life, natural history of the trails, and information on the Bureau of Land Management.

Virtual Programming
The NHTIC education and interpretive staff is pleased to offer an array of live virtual interpretive programming beginning in Fall 2020. Virtual programs are catered to schools, homeschools, and anyone interested in learning more about the National Historic Trails and other topics. Program opportunities are scheduled and provided at convenient times throughout the week. Check the Virtual Programs page for the current program offerings. Contact or call 307-261-7700 for more information or to schedule a program. 

Research Assistance
All requests for research assistance should be sent via email to or call the NHTIC Director at: 307-261-7700

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