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2017-12-09 Hike to Samuelson's Rocks
Single 08:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Samuelson’s Rocks, chances are good that most visitors to Joshua Tree National Park have never seen them, let alone even know they exist. Inspired ...

$35 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $45 non members

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2017-11-19 Explore Queen Mountain
Single 07:00AM - 04:00AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

This strenuous, 8.5-mile out and back hike will explore a remote and seldom visited area of Queen Mountain where you will be exposed to the power a...

$35 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $45 non members

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2017-11-18 Light & Color: Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 08:30AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Capture the vitality of a beautiful, and unique location in Joshua Tree National Park in this oil painting class with Diane McClary. McClary will t...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

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2017-10-28 Take a Walk With Me and See Joshua Tree National Park Through The Eyes Of An Artist
Single 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

The Art of Visual Literacy; literacy is usually about learning to read and write, but visual literacy is about learning to see! Join Michael Murill...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

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2017-10-15 Discover the Wonderland of Rocks
Single 08:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

The Wonderland of Rocks is a large labyrinth of granite formations and meandering corridors. It’s an easy place to get lost, but it’s also full of ...

$35 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $45 non members

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2017-10-14 Women’s “Get – Away” Weekend
Single 08:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Spend a weekend with the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park where you can go to unplug, to get away, to learn new skills and to enjoy th...

$110 JTNPA/PINE member $120 non member

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2017-10-07 Campfire Cuisine with Chef Tania Petrovna
Single 08:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Join Chef Tanya Petrovna to learn easy, creative Plant Based camp cooking on this weekend class at the reserved Lost Horse Campground. We will shar...

$150 JTNPA/PINE member $160 non member

2017-05-06 Car Camping Basics in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 08:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

If you have a taste for adventure, a thirst for wild spaces or just want to improve your outdoor skills, sign up here! Learn how to thrive in the o...

$110 JTNPA/PINE member $120 non member

2017-04-30 Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 08:10AM - 04:00AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

John Scahill, artist and instructor, will help students shift the desert scenery to paper with watercolor paint. Participants will learn basic meth...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

2017-04-29 Plein Air Poetry®
Single 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Be inspired by nature’s imagery in this writing-intensive field seminar at Joshua Tree National Park. Award-winning poets Jim Natal and Jeanette Cl...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

2017-04-22 Tracking in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 08:15AM - 05:30PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Join Jim Lowery, primitive skills teacher and author of The Tracker’s Field Guide, to learn and refine fundamental tracking skills. This two-day cl...

$110 JTNPA/PINE member $120 non member

2017-04-15 Desert Drawing Club
Single 08:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

This class will utilize various dry media, such as charcoal, china marker, pencil, and color pencil. Class members will seek inspiration for their ...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

2017-04-09 Light & Color: Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Capture the vitality of Joshua Tree National Park in this two day oil painting workshop with Diane McClary. Diane will teach fundamental oil painti...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

2016-12-11 Photography in Joshua Tree: By Sun and Moon
Single 06:30AM - 09:30PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Grab your camera and put on your hiking boots for this intensive, all-day photo shoot in Joshua Tree National Park! Craig Fucile, photography instr...

$85 for JTNPA/PINE members, $95 non members

2017-02-19 Explore the Wonderland of Rocks
Single 08:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

The Wonderland of Rocks is a large labyrinth of granite formations and meandering corridors. It’s an easy place to get lost, but it’s also full of ...

$35 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $45 non members

2016-11-13 Explore Queen Mountain West
Single 08:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Sunday, November 13, 2016 Explore Queen Mountain West This strenuous, 8.5-mile out and back hike will explore a remote and seldom visited area of...

$35 JTNPA/PINE members ($45 non-members)

2016-11-13 Smartphone and Point-and-Shoot Techniques to Make Your Travel Photos “POP”
Single 08:30AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Sunday, November 13, 2016 Smartphone and Point-and-Shoot Techniques to Make Your Travel Photos “POP” Twentynine Palms, CA - Elevate your travel ph...

$60 for JTNPA/PINE members, $70 nonmembers

2016-11-06 Light & Color: Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 08:30AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Sunday, November 6, 2016 Light & Color: Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park Joshua Tree, CA – Capture the vitality of Keys Ranch in th...

$60 for JTNPA/PINE members, $70 non members

2016-11-05 “How-To” Survive in the Desert
Single 09:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Saturday, November 5, 2016 “How-To” Survive in the Desert Joshua Tree, CA– Learn the essential “big five” skills needed to safely explore the som...

$60 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $70 non members

2016-10-22 Hike to the Lost Horse Mine
Single 08:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Saturday, October 22, 2016 Hike to the Lost Horse Mine Joshua Tree, CA – The Lost Horse Mine hike is for people enthralled with, but a tad overwhe...

$35 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $45 non members

2016-10-16 Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 07:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Sunday, October 16, 2016 Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park Joshua Tree, CA – Indulge your creativity with a day of painting in a be...

$60 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $70 non members

2016-10-08 Creative Camp Cooking with Chef Tanya Petrovna
Single 08:00AM - 05:30PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Saturday, Oct. 8 – Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 Creative Camp Cooking with Chef Tanya Petrovna Joshua Tree, CA– Join Chef Tanya Petrovna to learn easy, ...

$150 for JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $160 non members

2016-10-08 Creative Camp Cooking with Chef Tanya Petrovna
Single 08:00AM - 05:30PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Saturday, Oct. 8 – Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 Creative Camp Cooking with Chef Tanya Petrovna Joshua Tree, CA– Join Chef Tanya Petrovna to learn easy, ...

$150 for JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $160 non members

2016-10-02 Explore the Wonderland of Rocks
Single 08:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Sunday, October 2, 2016 Explore the Wonderland of Rocks Joshua Tree, CA – The Wonderland of Rocks is a large labyrinth of granite formations and m...

$35 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $45 non members

2016-10-01 Women’s “Get – Away” Weekend
Single 08:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Saturday, October 1 – Sunday, October 2, 2016 Women’s “Get-Away” Weekend Joshua Tree, CA – Women’s “Get-Away” Weekend: Spend a weekend with t...

$110 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members/ $120 non members

2016-10-01 Explore Camping: A Workshop for Women
Single 09:00AM - 09:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

September 24 – 25, 2016 Explore Camping: A Workshop for Women Joshua Tree, CA – If you have a taste for adventure, a thirst for wild spaces or jus...

$110 for JTNPA/PINE members, $120 nonmembers

2012-10-06 Basic Map and Compass for Families
Single 09:00AM - 02:00AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Joshua Tree National Park, September 10, 2012 - The Desert Institute presents its outdoor adult weekend field classes for October 2012. Come to Jos...

$35/25

2012-08-21 Basic Map and Compass for Families
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Learning to read a compass and map can be a fun and exciting experience for children. The compass, a navigational tool used to find direction, is ...

35.00

2015-03-07 Joshua Tree Through the Lens
Single 06:30AM - 05:30PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Grab your camera and put on your hiking boots for this intensive all-day photo shoot in Joshua Tree National Park! Craig Fucile, photography instr...

$75 members $85 non members Credit Fee: $125 members $135 non members

2015-04-18 The Rough N’ Ready Girl’s Desert Camping Weekend
Single 08:30AM - 04:30PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

If you’re a rough n’ ready girl or would like to be one, then this is the class for you. If you have a taste for adventure, a thirst for wild space...

$110 JTNPA/PINE member $120 non member

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2014-12-28 Map and Compass for Families
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Map and Compass for Families: Learning to read a compass and map can be a fun and exciting experience for children. The compass , a navigational t...

$25 JTNPA/PINE member $35 non member (per person)

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2014-12-06 Women’s “Get – Away” Weekend
Single 08:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Women’s “Get-Away” Weekend: Spend a weekend with the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park where you can go to unplug, to get away, to lea...

$110 JTNPA/PINE member $120 non member

2014-11-16 Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 07:00AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Indulge your creativity with a day of painting in a beautiful, reserved campground in the Joshua Tree National Park. Participants will be immersed ...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

2014-11-16 Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 07:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Indulge your creativity with a day of painting in a beautiful, reserved campground in the Joshua Tree National Park. Participants will be immersed ...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

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2014-11-08 Hike Lost Horse Loop
Single 08:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Lost Horse Mine is one of the easier mountains to climb in Joshua Tree National Park. Join Chris Metzger in an 8.5 mile route that travels over a ...

$50 JTNPA/PINE member $60 non member

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2014-11-08 Campfire Cuisine, Gourmet Cooking in JTNP
Single 08:00AM - 12:00AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Campfire Cuisine, Gourmet Cooking in JTNP: Join Michael Moura and Tanya Jenkins to learn easy, creative camp cooking on this weekend class. They...

$135 JTNPA/PINE member $145 non member

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2014-10-19 Explore Stubbe Springs
Single 08:00AM - 01:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Explore Stubbe Springs: For those seeking an omnibus hiking experience in Joshua Tree National Park, Stubbe Springs is it. Over the 12-mile round-...

$50 members, $60 non member

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2014-10-04 Desert Experience: Transforming Observation Through Writing
Single 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Pick up a pen, instead of a camera! Clicking a shutter takes but a moment. Documenting experience through writing takes time and focus. It requires...

$110 JTNPA/PINE member $120 non member

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2014-09-13 Desert Haiku Writing in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 09:00AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Be inspired by the power and beauty of the desert setting to learn ho w to write haiku – one of the most basic types of poetry – as well as other n...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

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2014-10-05 Discover the Wonderland of Rocks
Single 08:00AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Discover the Wonderland of Rocks: The Wonderland of Rocks is a large labyrinth of granite formations and meandering corridors. It’s an easy place ...

$50 JTNPA/PINE member $60 non member

2014-02-23 Hike Wall Street Mill - Barker Dam Loop
Single 08:00AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Put on sturdy walking shoes and prepare to explore Wall Street Mill and the Barker Dam area. Bill Keyes owned the Wall Street Mill, which he used ...

$60 non members, $50 members

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2013-04-06 Tracking in Joshua Tree National Park
Single 08:15AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Join Jim Lowery, primitive skills teacher and author of The Tracker’s Field Guide, to learn and refine fundamental tracking skills. This two-day cl...

$100 for JTNPA or PINE members, $110 for non members

2012-09-23 Advanced Map and Compass
Single 08:30AM - 05:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Hone your route-finding ability with navigation specialist, Theresa Walsh, in this all-day advanced map and compass field class. Under Walsh’s exp...

60.00

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2014-10-05 Poop and Paws: Tracking for Families
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Peer into the world of the wild animals of the Joshua Tree National Park in this amazing new course! Track alongside experienced trackers and learn...

$25 JTNPA/PINE member $35 non member (per person)

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2014-11-02 Summit Quail Mountain
Single 08:00AM - 01:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

At 5,813 feet, Quail Mountain is Joshua Tree National Park’s highest peak. It crowns the spine of the Little San Bernardino Mountains, which form m...

$50 members, $60 non member

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2013-03-16 Hike Wall Street Mill to Barker Dam
Single 08:00AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Put on sturdy walking shoes and prepare to explore Wall Street Mill and the Barker Dam area. Bill Keyes owned the Wall Street Mill, which he used ...

$50 for JTNPA or PINE members, $60 for non members

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2014-12-28 Hike Wall Street Mill – Barker Dam Loop
Single 08:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Put on sturdy walking shoes and prepare to explore Wall Street Mill and the Barker Dam area. Bill Keyes owned the Wall Street Mill, which he used ...

$50 JTNPA/PINE member $60 non member

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2014-11-22 Rough N’ Ready Girl’s Desert Camping Workshop
Weekly Starting on: 2014-11-22 Ending on: 2014-11-23 08:30AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

If you’re a rough n’ ready girl or would like to be one, then this is the class for you. If you have a taste for adventure, a thirst for wild space...

$110 JTNPA/PINE member $120 non member

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2014-11-02 Light & Color: Oil Painting in JTNP
Single 08:30AM - 04:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Capture the vitality of Keys Ranch in this oil painting class with Diane McClary. McClary will teach fundamental plein air painting techniques whil...

$60 JTNPA/PINE member $70 non member

2014-10-18 iNaturalist for Families
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

iNaturalist for Families: Enhance your trip to Joshua Tree National Park with a field investigation for kids. that engages a variety of learners w...

$25 JTNPA/PINE member $35 non member (per person)

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2014-10-19 Map and Compass for Families
Single 09:00AM - 02:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Learning to read a compass and map can be a fun and exciting experience for children. The compass , a navigational tool used to find direction, is ...

$25 JTNPA/PINE member $35 non member (per person)

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2014-10-11 Hike Wall Street Mill – Barker Dam Loop
Single 08:00AM - 01:00PM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Hike Wall Street Mill to Barker Dam Loop: Put on sturdy walking shoes and prepare to explore Wall Street Mill to the Barker Dam area. Bill Keyes ...

$50 JTNPA/PINE member $60 non member

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2013-04-07 Hike Lost Horse Loop
Single 08:00AM , Joshua Tree Visitor Center

Lost Horse Mine is one of the easier mountains to climb in Joshua Tree National Park. Join Chris Metzger in an 8.5 mile route that travels over a ...

$50 for JTNPA or PINE members, $60 for non members