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Paleontology at Ghost Ranch

Workshop ID: G15SW741
Dates: July 27 - August 2
Price: $670.00 - $1,345.00

Join us for stimulating paleontology fieldwork amid spectacular scenery. Work with the Ghost Ranch paleontologist collecting vertebrate fossils at Hayden Quarry during the day; clean and repair fossils in the evening. Note: day work is in the hot sun at an altitude of 6500 feet.

Alex Downs

Alex Downs is in his 17th year as Curator of Paleontology for the Museums at Ghost Ranch. Alex engages learners of all ages in the fascinating interplay of bones, rocks and stars. He was trained


Package Price
Upgrade - Electricity Per Site$675
Upgrade - Rv Per Site$680
Commuter Rate$807
All Inclusive, Room with Communal Bath Per Person$1015
All Inclusive, Room with Private Bath Per Person$1345
All Inclusive, Room with Shared Bath Per Person$1105
Camping Per Site$670

Please note that our 2015 workshop price structure packages your tuition, course materials, lodging and meals together in a single rate. Prices are presented for each of the types of lodging available for the workshop you select. All rates are Per Person, Double Occupancy unless otherwise specified.

Single Occupancy: Single occupancy rooms may be reserved for an additional $50 per night when space is available. The fee will be charged when space is confirmed. Single occupancy lodging is generally not available during June and July. If you are a single person and do not specify a roommate, a roommate of the same gender will be assigned to share your lodging space or you can request the single occupancy and be charged the supplement of an additional $50 per night (based on availability).

For more information or if you would like to attend this workshop, but do not need lodging, please call the Registrar's Office at either 505.685.1001 or 505.685.1017 Monday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p. m. (MST).

Three ways to register:

  1. Download printable registration form and mail to: Ghost Ranch Registrar, HC77 Box 11, Abiquiu, NM 87510. OR scan and email your completed form to: registrar@GhostRanch.org
  2. Register by telephone at 505.685.1001 or 505.685.1017 or toll-free at 877.804.4678, ext. 4155 or ext. 4121 — available Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MST.
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