GEOFYRST (Geologic Experience Outdoors: the First Year Regional Summer Trip) is a six-day, pre-semester field trip exploring the geology of New York and the Northeast before opening a textbook. It's a camping trip so be ready to live in tents for six days. Previous trips have visited the Catskill Mountains, the Berkshire Hills, and Cape Cod.
|Students examing glacier features at Vroman's Nose (Middleburgh, NY)
||Calculating stride length of dinosaurs at Dinosaur Footprints State Reservation (Holyoke, MA)
All incoming freshmen are invited to apply to go on this unique field trip. In addition to the experience, participants earn credit toward completion of the lab portion of the course GEOL 120 (Introduction to Geology). The cost is minimal (currently $100) and includes transportation and meals.
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If you have questions about the program, please email the 2014 trip leader: Dr. Les Hasbargen – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructions to apply for GEOFYRST 2014
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