2015 Field 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

Learn to Packraft I   May 23 - 24
Learn to Packraft II   May 30 - 31
Birds of Wonder Lake
   June 4 - 7
Wolf Ecology Packraft    June 8 - 10
Landscape Painting    June 11 - 14 
Exploring Prince William Sound  June 11 - 17
Wilderness Photography    June 15 - 17
High Country Wildflowers    June 19 - 21
High Country Wildflowers: A Closer Look  June 23 - 25
Birds of Denali   June 26 - 28
Climate Change: Seeing, Understanding, and Teaching   June 29 - July 2
Family Adventure Camp   July 3 - 6
Composing in the Wilderness   July 10 - 12 in Denali
Wildflowers of the Chugach  July 11 - 12
Glacier Bay: Behind the Scenes   July 12 - 15
Denali Rocks: Geology by Packraft   July 17 - 19
Wolves of Denali   July 27 - 29
Glaciology: Backcountry Citizen Science  July 30 - August 3
Archaeology Citizen Science  August 4 - 6
Mushrooms of Denali    August 7 - 9
Bears of Denali   August 10 - 12
Women in the Wilderness    August 17 - 19
Autumn Odyssey   August 28 - 30
Wonder Wings: Denali Bird Migration  September 4 - 7

Field Course Paperwork

Learn to Packraft!  May 23 - 24    
     Welcome Letter
     Packrafting Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     TraverseAlaska Risk Form
     Sizing and Fitness Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Learn to Packraft!  May 30 - 31    
     Welcome Letter
     Packrafting Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     TraverseAlaska Risk Form
     Sizing and Fitness Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Birds of Wonder Lake   June 4 - 7
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Wolf Ecology Packraft  June 8 - 10   
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     TraverseAlaska Risk Form
     Sizing and Fitness Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Landscape Painting    June 11 - 14
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAF credit paperwork will be available at the start of the course.

Exploring Prince William Sound    June 11 - 17
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available at the start of the course.

Wilderness Photography   June 15 - 17
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

High Country Wildflowers    June 19 - 21
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

High Country Wildflowers: A Closer Look   June 23 - 25
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Birds of Denali   June 26 - 28
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Climate Change: Seeing, Understanding, and Teaching  June 29 - July 2
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Family Adventure Camp   July 3 - 6
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Composing in the Wilderness   July 8 - 11 in Denali
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview (coming soon) 
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form

Wildflowers of the Chugach   July 11 - 12
     Course Overview & Clothing List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Glacier Bay: Behind the Scenes    July 12 - 15
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview 
     Clothing and Equipment List 
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Denali Rocks: Geology by Packraft    July 17 - 19
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     TraverseAlaska Risk Form
     Sizing and Fitness Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Wolves of Denali   July 27 - 29
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Glaciology: Backcountry Citizen Science  July 30 - August 3 
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Archaeology Citizen Science    August 4 - 6
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     Course readings:
          Andrefsky - Basics of stone tool production
          Bever - Alaskan Archaeology overview article
          Coffman - Teklanika West
          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...
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Mushrooms of Denali    August 7 - 9
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Bears of Denali   August 10 - 12
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Women in the Wilderness  August 17 - 19
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork will be available in the spring.

Autumn Odyssey  August 28 - 30
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic 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
     Alaska Geographic 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.