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2012 Field Camp Image Group Shot - Field Camp 2012 (Kim Smith) Please note UW ESS Field Camp is only open to matriculated UW students seeking an Earth & Space Sciences Degree. Students from other universities can not be accommodated due to space restrictions.

We recorded the informational meeting for students who couldn't attend: 2018 Student Informational Meeting

ESS 400 A - 6 Week Field Course

This is our traditional field course with 6 weeks of field work in Montana. Projects include mapping, constructing a stratigraphic column, and learning field techniques in fluvial geomorphology. You can find more information at the course website at: https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/1205565

Quick Info

Instructors: Alexis Licht and Mike McGroder
Dates: June 24-August 4, 2018
Costs:

  • Tuition (estimated, resident) $3,658
  • Room and Board (estimated, double) $1444.50
  • Incidental Costs (estimated) $300

Prerequisites: ESS 211, 212, 213 and one of ESS 311, 312, 313, or 314 or permission of the instructor.

ESS 400 B - 3+3 Week Field Course

This is our new field course with 3 weeks of field work in Montana and 3 weeks of lab work in Seattle. Projects include mapping, digitizing maps, and learning practical GIS methods. You can find more information at the course website at: https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/1205615

Quick Info

Instructors: Steven Walters and Shane Schoepfer
Dates: June 11-17 (Seattle), June 18-July 7 (Montana), July 8-20 (Seattle), 2018
Costs:

  • Tuition (estimated, resident) $3,658
  • Room and Board (estimated, double) $754.50
  • Incidental Costs (estimated) $150

Prerequisites: ESS 211, 212, 213 and one of ESS 311, 312, 313, or 314 or permission of the instructor. This field camp also requires ESS 420 in addition to the standard prerequisites.

Students who would like guidance regarding which section of field camp would be most appropriate for their individual situation are encouraged to contact the course instructors.

Field Camp Resources

GSA/ExxonMobil Field Camp Scholarships
ESS Awards
College of the Environment Undergraduate Scholarships
Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards