Hells Canyon Institute

Discover What's Out There!

The Hells Canyon Institute is a special section of LCSC's upper division integrated seminar courses. Students will explore the deepest gorge in North America to study history, geology, botany, and wildlife in an area only accessible by boat and back-roads.

  • Offered every spring with a field school during Spring Break
  • Jet boat rides provided by Snake River Adventures
  • Lodging at the Nature Conservancy's Garden Creek Ranch
  • Taught by a variety of faculty and experts offering learning through multiple lenses
  • Collaborate student project to be presented at the LCSC Symposium
  • Funded by $100 course fee as well as additional grants and college support funds
  • Interested students apply in Fall semester for limited seats

Apply Now!

You are invited to apply for a special session of ID 301A “Hells Canyon Institute” to be offered Spring 2023. This course meets the upper division integrated seminar/core requirement.

If you have any questions, stop by the HCI office in Spalding Hall 203, or email us at [email protected].

Hells Canyon Institute

Mailing Address

Hells Canyon Institute

Lewis-Clark State College

500 8th Avenue

Lewiston, Idaho 83501

Campus location

Spalding Hall (SPH)

Room 203