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Seasonal Classes

Watch & Learn

Discover brand new ways to take in the unique landscape of Paradise Valley with seasonal classes that expand your mind and broaden your horizons. Each class is an opportunity to try something new—and maybe discover something about yourself in the process. 

Deep Creek Outdoor

Let our on-site adventure experts at Deep Creek Outdoor take care of planning guided excursions for you and your travel crew, with activities that range from whitewater rafting to plein air painting classes.

Call 406-333-4933 or email adventures@deepcreekoutdoor.com for more details or help booking excursions and seasonal classes.

Plein Air Painting

Perfect for beginners to hobby artists, this two hour instructed class will give you a chance to really take in Chico’s beautiful landscape, and to create your very own artistic souvenir. All materials will be supplied, as will friendly instruction that makes it easy and fun to create your own masterpiece.

  • $125 per person
  • 2 guest minimum
  • Tuesday – Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Recommended for ages 10 and up

Wild Montana Tea Blending

Learn the age old technique of folk blending herbs, all foraged in the wild around Chico Hot Springs resort, to make home-made herbal teas that offer much more than just a thirst-quenching drink. They can change how we feel, contribute nutrients to our diet, be carefully crafted to help alleviate minor health complaints, and improve our mood. You will leave class with your own custom blend and the knowledge to continue blending on your own.

  • $75 per person
  • 4 guest minimum
  • Duration: 1 hour

Plant Foraging Hike

Search for wild herbs on a hike to the Chico Trout Pond while learning how to harvest for home-made folk remedies, including tinctures and teas. This class is a great compliment to the Wild Montana Tea Blending class, as you will learn to forage the specific herbs used in that class.

$50 per adult

  • $10 per child age 5 to 10 accompanied by an adult
  • 4 guest minimum
  • Duration: 1 hour