More information on Lehigh Field Camp costs
We have made every effort in the face of rising fuel, camping,
and food costs to keep Lehigh Field Camp as affordable as possible.
We pride ourselves at not having hidden costs. Unlike other camps that
require significant travel to the instruction location, we provide all travel
from and returning to Lehigh. For the trip west, we also can pick you up
along the way sometime during the first 4 days between Lehigh and
Badlands National Park. (see more information on travel and pick-up
in the registration materials).
For 2012, there has been no increase in costs over 2011.
The $3600 fee covers the following:
~6,500 miles of travel
32 nights of camping in some of the most beautiful campgrounds in the country
30 equivalent days of food - 3 square meals a day. Good food and lots of it.
ArcPad GIS mapping on Apple I-Pads
Garmin GPS units
A map board valued at $25
A grain size chart valued at $15
A hand lens valued at $15
A hard-backed field notebook valued at $10
Professors with over 100 years combined experience in the Rockies
Teaching Assistants with diverse experience and skills
You will have some out of pocket expenses that experience
tells us will
range from $150-$200. These out of pocket expenses include:
~6 Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners (combined) for the long travel
at the beginning and end of our travels
Meals and entertainment during town nights
Convenience store purchases
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