Bus Grant

Thank you for your interest in applying for a transportation grant from Friends of Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas. The Friends organization works closely with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to underwrite Clark County School District (CCSD) transportation costs for educational field trips.

Grant applications for the 2016-2017 school year will be accepted only from September 2, 2016, through March 31, 2017. You can download a PDF file of the Application & Instructions here:

Transportation Grant Application Guidelines and Application

The Explore the Great Outdoors (EGO) Workshop Part 1 is required as part of the Bus Grant program and to take students/groups on trails at Red Rock Canyon. You must complete this workshop and have your field trip scheduled and approved by the BLM before you are eligible to apply for a Bus Grant. Click on the link, below for information about the workshop.

Explore the Great Outdoors

Tentative dates for the EGO 2017 Workshop are: January 7, January 21, February 4 and February 25. Contact Kate Sorom at ksorom@blm.gov with questions. CCSD teachers may register via Pathlore, keyword 2275. Non CCSD teachers may register by calling the CCSD PDE office at 702-799-1921

Our message line will also list the instructions for the grant application process. Please call 702-515-5372 to listen to the information. You may also email busgrant@friendsofredrockcanyon.org if you still have questions that are not anwered on the application or on the recorded instructions.