2014 Course Paperwork

Please find and download the appropriate course paperwork below.  It is important that you carefully read and complete this paperwork prior to your course.  You will find important information about what to bring, where to meet, pre-course readings, and how to help us offer a safe course.  If you have any trouble downloading or printing these documents please email or call (907) 683-6432.

UAA credit paperwork is only required for those who have selected to take the course for credit.

Quick Link to Your Specific Course

Birds of Denali    May 30 - June 1
Birds of Wonder Lake   June 5 - 8
High Country Wildflowers    June 9 - 11
High Country Wildflowers: A Closer Look  June 13 - 15
Packrafting Denali's Wilderness    June 16 - 18
Wilderness Photography    June 20 - 22
Landscape Painting    June 23 - 26
Denali's Alpine Wildlife    June 27 - 29
Family Adventure: Connecting with your Kids in Denali    July 4 - 6
Composing in the Wilderness    July 10 - 12 in Denali
Wildflowers of the Chugach Session 1  July 12 - 13
Wildflowers of the Chugach Session 2   July 19 - 20
Geology and Geohazards in Denali
    July 18 - 20
Denali's BIG Five: Large Mammals in the Park    July 21 - 23
Archaeology Citizen Science    July 24 - 27
Climate Change
    July 28 - 31
Wolves of Denali    August 4 - 6
Glaciology: Backcountry Citizen Science  
August 7  - 11
Mushrooms of Denali    August 15 - 17
Women in the Wilderness    August 18 - 20
Wonder Wings: Denali Bird Migration  September 7 - 10

Field Course Paperwork

Birds of Denali   May 30 - June 1
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Birds of Wonder Lake   June 5 - 8
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

High Country Wildflowers    June 9 - 11
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

High Country Wildflowers: A Closer Look   June 13 - 15
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Packrafting Denali's Wilderness  June 16  - 18    
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Packrafting Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     TraverseAlaska Risk Form (coming soon)
     Sizing and Fitness Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Wilderness Photography   June 20 - 22
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Landscape Painting    June 23 - 26
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAF credit paperwork will be available at the start of the course.

Denali's Alpine Wildlife    June 27 - 29
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     Course Readings:
     Arctic Ground Squirrel
     Collared Pika
     Ptarmigan
     All Downhill from here? by Kevin Krajick
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Family Adventure   July 4 - 6
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     Pre-course questionnaire (coming soon)
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Composing in the Wilderness   July 10 12 in Denali
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
    

Wildflowers of the Chugach Session 1 - July 12 - 13
     Course Overview & Clothing List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Wildflowers of the Chugach Session 2 - July 19 - 20
     Course Overview & Clothing List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Geology and Geohazards in Denali    July 18 - 20
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Denali's BIG Five: Large Mammals in the Park    July 21 - 23
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Archaeology Citizen Science    July 24 - 27
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.
     Course readings:
          Bever - Alaskan Archaeology overview article
          Andrefsky - Basics of stone tool production
          Holmes - The taiga period: Holocene archaeology...
          Odell - History of stone tool research
          Odell - Tool manufacture
          West & Hoffecker - Introduction to the archaeology of Beringia
          West - North Central Alaska Range: Nenana and Teklanika...

Climate Change   July 28 - 31
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Wolves of Denali  August 4 - 6    
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Glaciology: Backcountry Citizen Science  August 7 - 11    
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Mushrooms of Denali    August 15 - 17
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAF credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Women in the Wilderness  August 18 - 20
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Wonder Wings: Denali Bird Migration  September 7  - 10   
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     Course Readings:
     Migration patterns in bar-tailed godwits
     Status and Harvests of Sandhill Cranes
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.