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The Outdoor Adventure Center and the Science departments have teamed up to offer Natural History Excursions for school credit!

Come and experience "hands on learning", a perfect opportunity to apply education learned in the classroom in an outdoor setting. Register through the UVU Class Catalog under Biology or Geology 202R, participants will receive one elective science credit.


Joshua Tree National Park

April 8th - 12th, 2015

Spend four days with UVU science faculty hiking through Joshua Tree National Park studying astronomy, botany, geology, zoology, and archeology in a spectacular natural setting. Learn about one of the most unique desert environments. Sign up for Science Excursion (BIOL/GEOL 202R) and earn 1 hour of science elective credit. Special course fee of $250 covers the cost of the trip and includes transportation, food, and group equipment.

Questions about academic credit contact Danny Horns 801-863-8582, questions about trip logistics contact Kimberly Reynolds 801-863-8791.


Register online under the registration menu once you have signed into UVlink.

Once you have registered, you can pay the deposit to the OAC.

For more information:
Science Department (PS202R) or
OAC (Outdoor Adventure Center - SL 216)
(801) 863-7052

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