Volcano Outdoor School & Facility Rental Prices

PRICES:

VOLCANO OUTDOOR SCHOOL

RENTALS for education groups

RENTALS for business groups

  • Please reach out to learn@mshinstitute.org to discuss options.  All Volcano Outdoor School programs, rental programs, and associated services require a 25% deposit (based on the estimated total fee) for registration.  After deciding on programs/services, Mount St. Helens Institute staff will send you a quote based on the requested services and the estimated amount of people as well as a registration form.  Registration is complete when Mount St. Helens Institute has received a complete form and deposit.
  • You have many options to choose from and many of these services can be mixed and matched.  For example, a group can rent the Science and Learning Center for one night and add meals and/or several hours of Volcano Outdoor School day program.  Or, a group wishing to stay 2 nights could rent the Science and Learning Center for one night while they lead their own activities and then participate in a Volcano Outdoor School overnight. 
  • Program prices may vary by season.
  • Prime season is May 15 – June 15 & September 15 – October 15.
  • Off season includes all other dates between early April through the end of October.
  • Please review our policies HERE, which includes details about our billing and cancellation policy as well as other programmatic policies.
  • Fees will include an additional 3% if paying by credit card.  There are no extra fees if paying by check.

Volcano Outdoor School

Volcano Outdoor School programs require a 1:5 adult:youth ratio for chaperone support.  The adults at the program meeting this requirement will be charged a reduced rate.  Additional adults will be charged the base rate.   (EX.  For a group with 20 youth, 4 adults will be charged the reduced rate.  Additional adults will be charged the base rate.)

  DAY PROGRAM OVERNIGHT PROGRAM
  PRIME SEASON OFF SEASON PRIME SEASON OFF SEASON
BASE RATE $20/person/2-hour session $16/person/2-hour session $90/person/night $80/person/night
RATE FOR REQUIRED CHAPERONES $0 $0 $45/person/night $40/person/night
MINIMUM $240/day $300 $1350/night $1200/night
INCLUDES 2 hour-session up to 8 hours, educators(s) and supplies 10 hours education, meals and snacks, lodging and supplies
HOURS 8 AM - 6 PM 2 PM check-in | 12 PM check-out
MAX # PEOPLE 80 40


Rent the Science & Learning Center or Coldwater Camp

Please note that day rentals are by "room."  All rentals include access to the main entry and pavilion.  Groups registering for SLC day rentals will register for either or both the 1) indoor dining room and the 2) conference room.  Kitchen access may be added on for $100/day.

EDUCATION GROUPS

K-12 school and homeschool groups, youth groups, colleges/universities
  SLC OVERNIGHT RENTAL SLC DAY RENTAL CAMP OVERNIGHT RENTAL
  PRIME SEASON OFF SEASON PRIME SEASON OFF SEASON ALL SEASONS
BASE RATE $18/person/night + $150/night host fee $16/person/night + $150/night host fee $50/hour/room* + $50/day host fee $30/hour/room* + $50/day host fee $10/person/night + $150/night host fee
MINIMUM (includes host fee) $510/night $470/night $250/day $170/day $200/night
INCLUDES use of facility
OPTIONAL ADD-ONS
  • Kitchen use: $100/day (kitchen use included in overnight rental price)
  • Meal: Simple $7/person; Standard $10/person, Upgraded $13/person
  • 30-minute 1980 eruption talk: $50
  • Volcano Outdoor School program: see above
HOURS 3 PM check-in | 10 AM check-out 8 AM - 8 PM 3 PM check-in | 10 AM check-out
MAX # PEOPLE 60 100 60

BUSINESS GROUPS

  SLC OVERNIGHT RENTAL SLC DAY RENTAL CAMP OVERNIGHT RENTAL
BASE RATE $1550/night + $150/night host fee $50/hour/room* + $50/day host fee $10/person/night + $150/night host fee
MINIMUM $1700/night $250/day $200/night
INCLUDES use of facility
OPTIONAL ADD-ONS
  • Kitchen use: $100/day (kitchen use included in overnight rental price)
  • Meal: Simple $7/person; Standard $10/person, Upgraded $13/person
  • 30-minute 1980 eruption talk: $50
  • Volcano Outdoor School program: see above
HOURS 3 PM check-in | 10 AM check-out 8 AM - 8 PM 3 PM check-in | 10 AM check-out
MAX # PEOPLE 60 100 60