Arches Natinoal Park

Summer Dinosaur Digs

While many people only dream of taking part in a dinosaur excavation, through Colorado Northwestern Community College that dream can become a reality. Located in the heart of dinosaur country CNCC offers you the chance to work alongside professional paleontologists to uncover fossils that have been buried for over 65 million years.

During a two-week session you will learn about paleontology by digging, brushing, and uncovering a unique fossilized specimen. There is no experience required to take advantage of this amazing opportunity, only a passion for experiencing fossils up close and personal.

CNCC offers optional housing for our participants in our campus dormitories. Participants also have the option to earn college credit during their two-week session.

What will you discover this summer?

Costs

Camp Cost: $2,000
 Includes: instruction, use of tools, transportation, lunch every day

Housing & Meals: (optional) $500
Includes: housing in residence hall on CNCC Rangely campus. Breakfast, lunch and dinner for duration of stay

Higher Education Credit: (optional) variable
Three hours of geology credit through CNCC. Tuition is based on residency & other factors.

Note: Costs DO NOT include travel to and from Rangely, CO

Summer 2015 Dates

Session One
Monday, June 8-Friday, June 19

Session Two
Monday, June 22– Friday, July 3

Day Sessions Available
For more information contact
Paleo@CNCC.edu

Apply Now.

Download our APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION and send it to Paleo@CNCC.edu.

The deadline for submission is April 15th, 2015.

Space is limited and reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis!

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Contact
Ellis Thompson
970.675.3256   Leah.Thompson-ellis@cnc.edu