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Konza Environmental Education Program

Reservation Policy and Program Fees

Advanced Reservations: September, October and April, May are our busiest months.  Please make your reservation as early as possible, and at least three to four weeks in advance.  Requests will be scheduled based on availability.  You may reserve a guided tour, Tuesday through Saturday.  Group size not to exceed 60.  Large groups (>60) may be split and visit over two different days.

Payment:  Program fees support Konza Prairie Biological Station.  Bring payment the day of the tour, or we can invoice your group after the event.  Please make checks payable to Konza Prairie.  Receipt available upon request.

Special Needs:  To help us accommodate your group, please inform us of any students with special needs in advance.  Students on an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for behavior should be personally accompanied by a paraprofessional or other adult.  Teachers should also make arrangements for individual supervision of students with behavioral difficulties.

Home School: Home-school groups are welcome but siblings younger than Kindergarten need to have care other than our program. 

Cancellation:    If you anticipate being more than 10-minutes late, please call the Education Office at (785) 587-0381.  Docent guides will wait only 30-minutes past your arrival time if the Education Program Office is not notified. We reserve the right to cancel an activity due to weather as necessary. See the Weather section below.

Weather:  Please watch the weather forecast.  We may need to rearrange trip itinerary or cancel for heavy rain, storm warnings, heavy winds, or water saturated soils.  If there are questions concerning your visit, please call us before you cancel (785) 587-0381, even if the morning of the trip.  Rescheduling availability is limited.  We do not offer indoor activities in case of inclement weather.

Confirmation:  You will receive a trip confirmation and itinerary approximately one week in advance of your reservation.  If you need to make corrections or adjustments for your visit, please contact the Education Program Office immediately.

Make a Reservation

K-12 classes:
Contact Hallie Hatfield, Assistant Environmental Educator

Telephone: (785) 587-0381

Email:  keeped@ksu.edu

Education Program Fees

K-12 classes (excluding USD 383)

$25 per class

One adult chaperone per 10 students required, included in cost
Additional adults: $2 per person
(Allowances for special needs groups)

Other children's groups

$2 per child

One adult chaperone per 10 students required, $2 per person
Additional adults: $2 per person