Welcome to MSU Field Camp 2018!

Course: GEO429R Field Geology

Instructors: Dr. Devon Orme and Dr. Drew Laskowski

Dates: May 14, 2018 - June 7, 2018

Mandatory Organizing Meeting: Thursday, April 19 @ 1:40-2:55pm, in LEWH 306. 

Estimated Costs:

  • Fee $1530
  • In State Tuition (3 credits) $441
  • Out of State Tuition (3 credits) $1433


  • GEO 211 
  • GEO 307
  • GEO 309
  • GEO 315
  • *Starting Summer 2019, Field Methods (GEO 428) will also be required. 


Click here  for the online Field Camp application. This must be submitted by April 4th, 2018.


A senior capstone course for the geology and paleontology options. Summer field course with application of field procedures and mapping techniques to a variety of geologic problems and exercises. Students will study a range of rock types, sedimentary depositional environments, and structural deformation styles in order to learn the geological and tectonic history of the western North America Cordillera. Extensive hiking and outdoor physical challenges require that students be physically fit. A fee for supplies, transportation, and other logistical expenses is required. 

If you have any immediate questions or concerns, please contact devon.orme@montana.edu

Have a great day!