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Alaska Field Study (even yrs)

This course is only offered trimester 3 during even calendar years.

Why was Alaska called “The Great Land” by its original residents? Students who go on the SES field study will come back with thousands of answers to that questions. Our journey will take us from Mt. McKinley in Denali National Park to the face of a glacier in the north Pacific. In between we will live in, on and around the forests and rivers, tidal wetlands and mountain peaks that dominate the 49th state. The course will examine the natural, cultural and political history of this complex place. Our special emphasis is on the challenges and triumphs of those creatures and people who have come to live on the Last Frontier. Our 14-day trip will take place during the spring Intensive Theme slot in late May and early June. Students will be required to pay all travel expenses.

Approximate cost: $2,100

Rigor: 2

Lodging: Hostels

Gear Needs: Raincoat and Rain Pants, Hiking Boots 

  • Physcial Education Credit
  • Trimester 3