For twenty-eight years, the Denali Education Center has been connecting people to Denali through expert-led talks that inform, engage, and inspire. Come to Denali – catch the spirit of the North!
Life in Denali is an experience every visitor to Denali won’t want to miss! Do you often wonder what it might be like to live in Alaska? How far do they drive to get groceries? How does she live without running water? This one-hour program will answer all of these questions and more as guests get a glimpse into what it takes to live in Interior Alaska. During this program a year-round resident will share his or her experiences of living in Denali. Through personal stories, videos, or even photos from weddings and potlucks- you will learn about what draws people to live in such a cold, dark, unique, and truly amazing place.
Start time 7:30pm*
This program takes place on DEC’s campus and can be booked any evening
*Alternate times will be considered on a case by case basis.
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Welcome to the Subarctic
This one-hour program lays the foundation for understanding and appreciating Denali and Interior Alaska. Welcome to the Subarctic is presented in the beautiful Charles Sheldon Center, located on our campus. This program is an excellent activity for a group on their first evening in Denali. Welcome to the Subarctic provides an overview of the ecology, wildlife adaptations, and history of Denali National Park and Alaska.
Group Dinner Programs
Looking for meal space for your large group? DEC’s Dinner
Programs combine all of our favorite things- people, education, and food! After a homemade buffet-style dinner, groups will sit back and enjoy either our Welcome to the Subarctic or Life in Denali program. Over dessert guests will learn about the sometimes surprising, but always extreme, conditions that shape life in Interior Alaska.
Program Duration: 2 Hours
Program Price: $55/person
25-person minimum charge
Please contact our Program Director, Hannah Noel
with questions or to arrange a talk or dinner.