Field Camp (GEOL 454)
Geology Field Camp in Montana and Wyoming
During this 6-week field course (6 credit hours) you will learn about geological field methods, safety in the field, geological mapping. This course covers a wide range of topics including sedimentary geology, stratigraphy, paleontology, geomorphology, structural geology, tectonics, igneous and metamorphic petrology, glacial geology and economic geology. The first 3 weeks are spent near Red Lodge, MT, one of the cutest small towns in Montana. The last 3 weeks are spent exploring Yellowstone N.P., Grand Teton N.P., Craters of the Moon N.M.,and Glacier N.P. With 3 National Parks and 1 National Monument this course has been very popular and our enrollments have tripled in the last 10 years.
We are accepting applications from SIU and non-SIU students for 2017 field camp.
Start & End Dates for Summer 2017: June 18 to July 30, 2017.
Instruction officially begins at the YBRA camp on Monday, June 19, 8:00 a.m.
Instruction officially ends in Billings on Sunday, July 30, 8:00 p.m.
Please book your return flights for July 31, 2017.
Meet our Instructors for 2017
Liliana Lefticariu Sarah Friedman James Conder Eric Ferre