Paleontology Field Study

Price Range
$515-$565
Season(s)
Summer
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Level of Physical Activity
Moderate activity

Learn about life in Oregon millions of years ago with an up-close look at the plant and animal fossils found in the different units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. We’ll also swim in the John Day River, visit the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center and dig up our own 33-million-year-old specimens to bring home.

Available Sessions

Dates Location Member/Non-member

Paleontology Field Study

Start Date Jul 6, 2015
End Date Jul 10, 2015
Start and End Times 7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Duration 5 days
Location Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Member/Non-Member $515/$565
Check In Check-in on the first day of camp is at 7am in the south parking lot at OMSI.
Check Out Check-out on the final day of camp is at 5pm in the auxiliary parking lot near OMSI (Water Ave and SE Main St). Photo ID is required.
Transportation

Transportation is provided to and from OMSI in Portland and is an important part of the getting-acquainted process.

Catalog Number 966PF706

Paleontology Field Study

Start Date Aug 3, 2015
End Date Aug 7, 2015
Start and End Times 7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Duration 5 days
Location Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Member/Non-Member $515/$565
Check In Check-in on the first day of camp is at 7am in the south parking lot at OMSI.
Check Out Check-out is on the final day of camp at 5pm at OMSI. (exact location will be communicated on the first day of camp). Photo ID is required.
Transportation

Transportation is provided to and from OMSI in Portland and is an important part of the getting-acquainted process.

Catalog Number 966PF803