Summer Field Studies 2018

Summer Field Study is a class offered within the curriculum of Roncalli High School, Cardinal Ritter, and Bishop Chatard. The program is one part academics, one part adventure, and one part retreat. Students hike, climb, camp, cook, swim, raft, backpack, play, and pray in a uniquely challenging program that teaches students to respect themselves, to become leaders, and to work to achieve their dreams. Most importantly, students learn to read from the Book of Creation that God has given us to make known His grandeur, wisdom, and love fro each of us. Over 2,800 students have participated over the past 36 years.

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Destinations for 2018

San Juan National Forest Located in Southwestern Colorado, this spectacular snow-packed mountain range is home to an abundance of wildlife, majestic waterfalls, and glaciated peaks. At the heart of the area is Mount Wilson. At 14,246 feet, it stands as the highest peak in the San Miguel Range.

Mesa Verde National Park - This unique site features ancient ruins of Native American cliff-dwellers set amidst the desert towers of the Southwest.

Grand Canyon National Park - Situated in the heart of Arizona, this spectacular park is home to one of the seven natural wonders of the world! Students will explore both the spectacular views from the rim along with the awe-inspiring wonders of the inner canyon.

Dates - June 11 - June 24, 2018

Cost - $1,800 – The tuition covers all transportation, food costs, backpack, sleeping pad, camping and park admission fees, rafting fees, laundry, showers, and lodging expenses. Students provide their own sleeping bag, daypack, and tent.

Payment Schedule - October 17, 2017 - Preliminary deposit of $300 due. Fully refundable until February 9, 2018.
February 9, 2018 – Confirmation deposit of $550 due.
May 4, 2018 - Final balance of $950 due.