Department of Earth Sciences
Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences

Field Camps

The Department offers three field camps, each three weeks in length.

UPDATE - We are accepting applications for the Summer 2017 field camps! Apply now!

Introductory Field Geology Camp near Dillon, MT! 

Section 001 - Departs from Pillsbury Hall, Minneapolis, MN  Wednesday June 7, 2017 returning Saturday July 1, 2017

Section 002 - Departs from Pillsbury Hall, Minneapolis, MN Monday Aug 7, 2017 returning Thursday Aug 31, 2017

Birch Creek Center in June, 2014                         Field mapping, August 2015

Advanced Field Geology Camp, various locations in Nevada and Montana! 

Departs from Pillsbury Hall, Minneapolis, MN on Friday July 7, 2017 returning Saturday, July 29, 2017











Right: Lamoille Canyon, Ruby Mountains metamorphic core complex, NV;
Left: Measuring fabrics, Bitterroot metamorphic core complex, MT;





Hydrogeology Field Camp, located in Akeley, MN and Deep Portage Conservation Reserve! Sunday July 9th thru Friday July 28th of 2017

Lake Randolph, MN


If you have any questions regarding the summer field programs at UMN, please contact Annia Fayon. Students from outside the University of Minnesota may apply for the Geology Field Camps by completing the application. The Hydrogeology link contains more information and contacts for that camp.