NMU Environmental Science Camp 2017

Marquette, Michigan
Sunday, July 23, 2017
NMU Environmental Science Camp 2017

The list below describes the tentative plan for activities during the week. The final schedule will be distributed upon check-in.

Kick Off -  Evening arrival, check in and welcoming activities.
Sample Day One - Explore pristine lakes and ancient mountains north of Marquette.
Sample Day Two -  Learn about urban geography and planning; visit regional historical museum.
Sample Day Three - Paddle down the AuTrain River to Lake Superior.
Sample Day Four - Visit a permaculture garden and learn about local sustainability efforts.
Sample Day Five - Explore local rock outcrops and tour a mine.
Send Off - Students showcase their experience at a morning open house for families.

Students will have time to work in the Digital Learning Design Laboratory to create a digital notebook highlighting their experiences of the week. Students will chronicle human impact on the landscapes of the region.  These projects will be on display for family members to interact with at the open house on the send off day.

Each evening, participants will have fun experiencing the natural beauty of the Marquette area. Sample activities include short hikes to local water falls, beach cookouts, and admiring the sunsets. 

Arrangements can be made for you to talk with faculty from disciplines or areas in which you have special interests by contacting the Admissions Office at 906 227-2560.
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Payment Instructions

  • All major credit cards accepted.
    Checks are accepted.

    Please send your check payment to:
    Seaborg Center
    Northern Michigan University
    1401 Presque Isle Ave.
    Marquette, MI 49855

    If paying by cash or check, payment is due within 10 business days of registration. This will confirm your registration. If payment is not received within 10 days, the registration will be dropped to allow other interested parties to register.
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