Events & Calendar

Yosemite Conservancy offers fun things to do in Yosemite, all year. Explore the park with our experts on guided hikes, backpacking trips, photography workshops or bird-watching tours. Join us in Yosemite Valley for art workshops and lively theater programs. Whatever your passion, find your adventure with us!

Your memories will last a lifetime, and program proceeds will be used to fund trail repair and access, habitat restoration, wildlife protection and more.

Learn more about how your participation in these programs benefits Yosemite National Park.

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Challenge yourself on a backpacking trip to Yosemite’s remote Lyell Glacier with a knowledgeable guide, and experience the thrill of climbing a living glacier.
Backpack to Lyell Glacier: Last of its Kind

Experience a glacier up close during this challenging backpacking adventure, led by an expert naturalist guide.

Painter Bill Bartelt teaches students to depict Yosemite with a limited palette to achieve a sepia effect in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.
Capturing the Splendor of Yosemite in Sepia

Capture scenes of Yosemite using a limited palette to achieve a “sepia” effect in this art workshop with painter Bill Bartelt.

Bird-watchers learn about Clark’s Nutcracker and other birds on an Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite experts.
Yosemite Birds & Trees

Let your curiosity run wild during this special day trip, where you’ll explore the unique relationship between birds and trees.

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Upcoming Events

Expert artists lead fun activities for kids of all ages, at Yosemite Conservancy Children’s Art Programs at the Art Center in Yosemite Valley
Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu Aug 27 2015 .
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Workshops every week, Monday through Thursday, June 8 - Aug 27 at the Art Center in Yosemite Valley
Looking for a fun way to entertain the kids during your visit? Join art classes every Monday-...
World-renowned rock climber Ron Kauk shares stories of his incredible adventures in this film at Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
Repeats every week every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Oct 31 2015 except Thu Apr 16 2015, Thu Apr 23 2015, Thu Apr 30 2015, Thu May 07 2015, Thu May 14 2015, Thu May 21 2015, Thu May 28 2015, Thu Jun 04 2015, Thu Jun 11 2015, Thu Jun 18 2015, Sat Jun 27 2015, Sat Jul 04 2015, Sat Jul 11 2015, Sat Jul 18 2015, Sat Jul 25 2015, Sat Aug 01 2015, Sat Aug 08 2015, Sat Aug 15 2015, Sat Aug 22 2015, Thu Sep 03 2015, Thu Sep 10 2015, Thu Sep 17 2015, Thu Sep 24 2015, Thu Oct 01 2015, Thu Oct 08 2015, Thu Oct 15 2015, Thu Oct 22 2015, Thu Oct 29 2015.
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Shows at 7pm: Every Thursday & Friday, June 25 – Aug 28 Every Friday & Saturday, April 10 – June 20 and Sept 4 – Oct 31
Enjoy the beauty of Yosemite in all seasons, with narration by world-renowned rock-climber Ron Kauk