Spring Trip and Annual Meeting - 2014
Destination: AZ - Grand Canyon
When: May 30-June 2, 2014
Please join us for the NAGT-Southwest 2014 Field Conference, May 30-June 2, in Arizona. We'll be visiting the Grand Canyon State by ...um...going to the Grand Canyon. Join us at one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. This year, for funsies, we are teaming up with the FarWest Section to put on an amazing trip.
to REGISTER, please fill out the registration form: Registration (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 887kB Apr29 14)
email questions: Merry, Field Trip Lackey
While you're thinking about it, if you have any nominations for the Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award, please send nominations to: Kaatje Kraft
Here's the itinerary for our NAGT-SW 2014 Field Conference (This is a work in progress):
May 30, Friday – Meet at Mather Campground at Grand Canyon National Park. We have booked a group campsite; dinner/s'mores/camping provided; business meeting and general revelry.
May 31, Saturday – Breakfast/sack lunch provided. Hiking/Geologizing down Hermit Trail to Dripping Springs, 4 mile round trip. Dinner provided. Campfires, stories of the day, more s'mores.
June 1, Sunday – Breakfast provided. Trail of Time, led by Steve Semken. Get up close with representative rocks from the formations of the grand canyon as you walk through time. Rim hike, approximately 1.5 miles, other potential hikes and Field Trips
June 2, Monday – Breakfast provided. Pack a Lunch. More trips, or head home.
Registration fees are an incredibly low $60! Registration information: Registration (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 887kB Apr29 14)
Please note: registration DOES NOT include park entrance.
Participants must make their own arrangements for transportation to/from Grand Canyon.
Registration will be open until the end of May, but to help us with planning we'd appreciate it if participants would register as soon as possible. Also, we have a cap of 42 participants...so, earlier the better!
Of course, we always welcome NAGT members of other sections to join us as well.