This one week residential camp will provide students with an introduction to geology through field mapping of the lithology and geologic structures at field stops and the use of geographic information systems (GIS). Students will also be exposed to various careers and geology’s importance in various industries by attending field excursions and seminars with geologists. The program also includes counseling and advising sessions to assist students in preparing for college.
*Note: Geology camp will involve outside physical activities; including light hiking and walking unpaved trails. Hiking shoes/boots are highly encouraged for participants.
Current 8th-11th graders interested an application based learning environment where the Earth is the focus.
The applications for the 2018 can be downloaded here.
For your application to be marked as complete and considered for the program, we will need the following documents faxed or mailed to our office:
- A completed 2017 Summer Outreach Application
- A 250 word statement about your professional interest
- A copy of your official transcript from your school
- ACT or SAT test scores (if applicable)
You can mail your application documents to:
Attn: Ashley Henry-Saorrono
2801 South University Ave., EIT 116
Little Rock, AR 72204
This year’s sessions of Geology Camp will be: June 10-15, 2018.
All application materials must be postmarked by April 20, 2018.