All accommodations costs for the Geology Field Camp are included in the Geology Field Camp Fee. Details for accommodations are listed below.
We will depart from Felmley Hall at 6:15 A.M., on May 21. The vans will arrive at the departure point shortly thereafter.
External students must plan to arrive at the Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) on May 20, or you may be dropped off at the Normal Baymont Inn. Your room expenses in Normal will be covered as part of your Field Camp fee. You should plan to fly out of BMI on June 27. Your field camp fee will cover the local hotels on the day prior to departure and the day that we return.
Bring a packed lunch for the travel day, as we will have lunch on route in Iowa.
The first night is spent in Chamberlain, SD at a Best Western motel.
Saturday, we will drive across western South Dakota and eastern Wyoming while taking a tour of the Badlands National Monument. We should arrive in Sheridan by 6:00 P.M. Thursday
Weeks 1-2 are spent at Sheridan College in Sheridan, WY.
Mickelson Field Station in northwestern Wyoming.
Weeks 5-6 will be spent traveling to and at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD.
The final night will be spent in Chamberlain, SD at a Best Western motel.
We will have the long drive back to Illinois on June 26.