Field Trips

Only SAR members may sign up for the School’s popular field trips, which are offered on seasonal schedules throughout the year and range from half-day trips to adventures lasting several days.

Trip Registration

To register for our spring field trips, please follow the links below. Priority will be given to Galisteo members $250 and higher.

Learn more about SAR’s field trips in the For Members section.

2017 Field Trips

February 2017
Detail of Group of a Thousand Columns, Chichén Itzá Archaeological Site,Yucatán Field Trip
Friday, February 10–Sunday, February 19, 2017, $5,025, double occupancy, w/o airfare. Price includes $500 donation to SAR.
Yucatán: Maya Ruins and Fabulous Haciendas with Dr. William Saturno [Filled.] Following in the footsteps of the early SAR archaeologists in the Yucatán Peninsula, we will visit the ruins of Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Izamal, and Dzibilchaltun.
April 2017
Shield Figure with Four Pointed Star, Mesa Prieta Field Trip
Friday, April 28, 2017, 9:00 am–3:00 pm, $275.00 per person, price includes $50 donation to SAR
Mesa Prieta: 100,000 images, 7,500 years of Rock Art, and a Traditional Pueblo Meal Limited to 20 people The Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project has some of the most spectacular examples of rock art in northern New Mexico. In 2007, Katherine Wells donated 156 acres on Mesa Prieta to the Archaeological Conservancy. A guide from the project will show us around, and Dick Ford will talk about the mesa, permaculture, and early agricultural practices. To register for this field trip, please click here.
May 2017
Mabel Dodge Luhan House Field Trip
Friday, May 12, 2017, 9:00–5:30 pm, $275.00 per person, price includes $50 donation to SAR
Experimental Living on the Edge of the Taos Desert: Mabel Dodge Luhan, D. H. Lawrence, and the Earthships of Northern New Mexico Limited to 20 people Since the late 1880s, northern New Mexico has been a place of starting over. But it really was in the early decades of the twentieth century, as people fled the collapse of modernity and the failure of progress in the wake of the Great War, that it came into its own as a refuge. Seeking solace in the wide-open possibilities of the Taos desert, communities of reimagining blossomed. To register for this field trip, please click here.
June 2017
Navajo-Churro Sheep Field Trip
Friday, June 16–Sunday, June 18, 2017, $995 per person for double occupancy; $90 additional for single supplement, price includes $50 donation to SAR
Canyon de Chelly and the Navajo-Churro Sheep Resurgence Limited to 20 people Canyon de Chelly is the second largest canyon in the United States and one of the country’s great cultural monuments. We’ll explore the past and the present during this three-day trip, from the early settlement, to the ravages of Kit Carson, to the resettlement, exploration, and revitalization of traditional animal husbandry and its accompanying culture. To register for this field trip, please click here.
November 2017
 Faro Castillo del Morro lighthouse in Havana Field Trip
Wednesday, November 1–Wednesday, November 8, 2017, $5,095 double occupancy w/o airfare, includes $500 donation to SAR. $6,495 single occupancy w/o airfare, includes $500 donation to SAR
Travel to Cuba: Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Matanzas Limited to 20 travelers. SAR invites you to join us on a very unique journey to Cuba with our own, SAR Director of Scholar Programs, Dr. Paul Ryer, a specialist in contemporary Cuban society who has lived in Cuba and studied its history and culture at the University of Havana. His personal knowledge and expertise in daily life in post-Soviet Cuba promises to provide an in depth exposure to a country of vast historical, cultural and political importance as we visit Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, and Matanzas. To register for this trip, click here.

Upcoming Spring/ Summer/ Fall 2017 Field Trips

September 15-17, 2017
The Zuni Pueblos Ancient and Modern

October 19, 2017
Ojo Caliente and Posi-Ouinge Pueblo

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