Park Academy Classes

Learn and grow with your national parks!

Park Academy Dune Ecology hike at Baker Beach

COVID-19 Response: Latest on Park Academy Programs

The Parks Conservancy, along with our partners at NPS and the Presidio Trust, are working to redesign programs to incorporate COVID safety. We will slowly resume coordinating in-person volunteer and educational programming activities when protocols are set. We encourage you to keep an eye on our website for announcements. You can also follow us on our social channels like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, or sign up for email updates here. To connect with virtual programming that is happening during COVID-19, please visit our Things to Do page

We sincerely look forward to the day when we can gather in our parks again. Please reach out to with questions or concerns.

Park Academy provides professional career preparation for park interns, professional development opportunities for park staff, and personal enrichment for volunteers by providing ongoing learning opportunities. 

Classes are scheduled all year round and taught primarily by our knowledgeable park staff. A wide array of topics are covered, from how to identify and propagate native plants to how to identify hawks in flight—there is something for everybody in our suite of classes. 

Program Contact Information

Clara Wallace

Fort Mason, Building 201
San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (415)426-5106
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