Workshops & Retreats

Loading Events

Jan Term – Rocks, Ruins and Dinosaur Bones for Explorers – G19SW141

Workshop ID: G19SW141
Dates: January 2, 2019 - January 21, 2019
Price: $3,100.00

Rocks, Ruins and Dinosaur Bones for Explorers is an outdoor adventure to hike amidst the geology, paleontology and archaeology of northern New Mexico, for which the Ghost Ranch area is internationally known. Enjoy field trips to view the spectacular geology of the Colorado Plateau, Rio Grande Rift, and Jemez volcanic field (the first week), the dinosaur quarries of Ghost Ranch (paleontology, the second week) and ancient village ruins of the Southwest (archaeology, the third week). Explore the ancient worlds of cliff dwellings and kivas and the primordial worlds of oceans, volcanoes, Coelophysis and Effigia.


Package Price
All Inclusive, Double Occupancy: Communal Bath$3,100.00
Martha Yates

Martha Yates, Ph.D. lives in Vallecitos, NM. Martha is a professional archaeologist working as an interpretive guide and teacher. She is a published poet, leader of writing groups, photographer and scholar, and teaches classes for colleges, universities and public schools. She can

Axel Hungerbehuler

Axel Hungerbeuhler, Ph.D., is a professor of natural science and the museum curator at Mesalands Community College, Tucumcari, New Mexico. He teaches college and high school students through STEM outreach. In 2014, a group of

Carola Stearns

Carola Stearns, Ph.D, from Santa Fe NM, is a field geologist whose research and experience includes teaching at the University of Michigan, working as a seismic interpreter in the petroleum industry, two seasons as a

Please note that our 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. Some art workshops will have an additional list of course materials and supplies that can be purchased or you will be asked to bring with you.
  • Note:  Some courses (especially studio courses and plein air painting courses) can carry an additional material list or expense.
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 505.685.1001 or 505.685.1001 ext 4155 or toll-free at 877.804.4678 — available SundayFriday8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. MST.

Three ways to register:

  1. Download printable registration form and mail to: Ghost Ranch Registrar, 280 Private Drive 1708, Abiquiu, NM 87510. OR scan and email your completed form to:
  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.
Share Ghost Ranch with a Friend
Sign Up for Enews