Western Kentucky University through its Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies (CHNGES) and the Department of Geography and Geology, in cooperation with the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning and the Cave Research Foundation, offers a series of multi-day field courses focusing on cave and karst science and management.

Underground Revolution

The summer cave and karst courses are for those with an academic, professional, or personal interest in all aspects of caves and karst systems.


Caves Are Cool

Courses range from one-week intensive courses to three-day short courses. Courses are typically held during the month of June.

Get Down

Event   Date
Karst Geology   June 12-18
Cave Survey and Cartography   June 18-24
Intermediate Cave Techniques   June 24-29
Experiential Ecology   July 10-16
Course Registration Deadline   May 6
Course Fee Payment Deadline   May 6
Forms Deadline   May 9
Early Registration Discount Deadline   April 15

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