GEOetc Field Adventures are wonderful learning opportunities for students, teachers, educators and their families. We have been leading field adventures for teachers since 1985 and have intimate knowledge of what makes a trip a life changing experience for all. Our trips are open to people from around the globe. Trips are led in English.
We specialize in small intimate group trips – which allow us to focus on individual needs and go to places that large groups just can’t do.
Discover the amazing geology that Colorado has to offer with a group of teachers and pre-service teachers as we tour Central Colorado during this 5-day adventure. June 24-29, 2017 | Central Colorado Come with us to Colorado and split shale during a fossil dig, soak in the geothermal waters of the Rio Grande Rift, visit Red Rocks Amphitheater, touch dinosaur footprints, view some of the oldest fossils in the world, visit Royal Gorge and cross the highest bridge in the U.S. and see amazing pegmatites! This field study will take place in Central Colorado. During this trip, you will study ...Read More
Discover Hawaii's Active Volcanoes February 2018 - a trip for all geology enthusiasts! 10-18 February 2018 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN This nine-day (8 night) field trip on the Big Island of Hawaii will expand your knowledge in the field of plate tectonics, hot spot volcanism and the geologic features and hazards associated with living on an active volcano. We will discuss volcanic edifices, eruption styles, magma evolution and see various types of lava flows, lava lakes, tree molds and lava trees, fault scarps, rifts, craters and calderas. We will use our observations and new-found knowledge to discuss methods on how to ...Read More
Gary Lewis, GEOetc, leads..... Discover Hawaii's Active Volcanoes 2018 A trip for STEM & Geography Teachers Pre-service teachers and College Students are welcome on this trip. 14-22 July 2018 (dates to be confirmed) Registration is now open (see below) Get on the email interest list for this trip: Please note that this does not guarantee a place on the trip, but we can send you updates and reminders. Note - this trip fills quickly. The only way to guaranteed a place is to register. (see below) Come and experience the active volcanoes of the Big Island of Hawaii. This nine-day (8 ...Read More
Dr. Christopher Spencer, geologist, and educator leads... Anatomy of the Alps Discover Plate Tectonics in Italy and Switzerland July 30 - August 8, 2018 K-12 teachers and pre-service teachers of Earth Science and Geography (and their families), and all geology enthusiasts are welcome. This amazing field experience in the Italian and Swiss Alps will introduce you to the rock cycle of mountain building including magmatism, sedimentation, and metamorphism, along with the geologic features and hazards associated with living on an active mountain system. We will discuss the nature of the continental crust, the cycle of plate tectonics, and the features of ...Read More
Discover Iceland - Fire and Ice on a Mid-Ocean Ridge Two trips: a. K-12 Teachers of Science and Geography - pre-service, practicing and retired. (College/ University students are welcome to attend) b. All geology enthusiasts Summer 2019 (dates to be announced) JOIN THE MAILING LIST This 6-day (5 night) field trip to Iceland highlights the amazing geology of this Mid-Ocean Ridge country. We will walk across a plate boundary, see recent active volcanism, climb amazing craters, walk on glaciers and so much more. Each and every turn of the road has amazing sites, waterfalls and the greenest landscapes imaginable. Iceland is ...Read More
We can also organize and lead trips for special groups. Contact us to discuss possibilities!