- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Session Start: June
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Outdoor Adventure
- Sub-Categories: Animals/Nature, History
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
The Paleontology Trek is an excellent opportunity for students interested in paleontology and are eager to learn about natural history!
This program gives students the chance to engage with professional Paleontologists from some of New Mexico's most exciting sites! Students will have the opportunity to travel to active excavation sites, where they will participate in unearthing dinosaur bones. They can also expect to work with researchers on digs to learn the technique utilized to process artifacts prior to display in museums. In addition, they may get to tour the Albuquerque Natural History Museum as well as the Meslands Dinosaur Museum! Students will also get the chance to visit the Cottonwood Gulch Basecamp, where they can learn some impressive wilderness skills such as animal tracking and plant identification.