This information has been updated 1/05/2024 and is subject to change. Continue to check back here for changes.

Welcome to MSU Field Camp 2024! 

In-Person Paleontology Field Camp

Course: GEO 419

Instructor: Dr. David Varricchio

Dates: June 3 - 14, 2024

Course Fee: $514.07

In-Person Geology Field Camp

Course: GEO 429R: Field Geology

Instructors: Dr. Andrew Laskowski and Dr. Devon Orme

Dates: May 13 - 31, 2024


Estimated Costs:

*Limited scholarships are available to Montana State University students. Information will be released on how to apply to all accepted applicants in early-mid March.


  • Earth History (GEO 211)
  • Mineralogy (GEO 302)
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology or Sedimentary Petrology  (GEO 305)
  • Sedimentation and Stratigraphy (GEO 309)
  • Structural Geology (GEO 315)
  • Field Methods (GEO 428) or ERTH 491 (Special Topics)

All GEO 429R applications are due February 16th, 2024.   Please access the application by following this link



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. For the in-person course, extensive hiking and outdoor physical challenges require that students be willing to push themselves physically. A fee for supplies, transportation, and other logistical expenses is required. 

If you have any immediate questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]