This fascinating five-day Geology camp is aimed at students aged 18-24 with an interest in geology and meets the criteria of the DofE Gold Residential.

Whether you have studied the subject formally or not, this camp offers a fantastic opportunity to extend your experience and knowledge whilst being inspired by how geology can shape your future.

Are you considering an A level or a degree in geology, earth science or physical geography? This 5-day residential is for young people that are looking to improve their field skills and explore the options of a possible career in geoscience.

This residential is only open to young people who will be aged 18 to 24 years old at the time of attending. 

Please consider what age the attendee will be on the course date you choose and check they fit in the age category for that date when booking.

Tutor: Dave Green

Dave Green is a semi-retired teacher of geology with some fifty years' of experience, mainly in schools and in further education. At present he teaches part-time in Ross-on-Wye and runs evening classes there and in Gloucester. His main interest is in field geology and landscape development, for which he runs many trips, both at home and abroad. His latest book “Quantocks and North Somerset Coast: Landscape and Geology” is the basis for his courses in Somerset.

Example Timetable

What's Included

  • Expert Tuition
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Hot and Cold Drinks
  • In Course Transport
  • Picnic Lunch

Before You Attend

What to Bring

You will need to be prepared for full days outside whatever the weather. In order to stay safe and comfortable you will need:

  • Walking boots with ankle support*
  • Waterproof jacket and over trousers*
  • Lots of warm layers
  • Hat and fleece
  • Suncream
  • Rucksack
  • Towel
  • Wash kit
  • Drinks bottle/flask and lunch box
  • Personal medication
  • Torch
  • Plenty of warm clothing

All geological field kit will be provided, but you will need:

  • Hardback notebook – a waterproof survey book is ideal
  • Pencil – propelling is advised to keep a sharp point

This residential is only open to young people who will be aged 18 to 24 years old at the time of attending. 

Please consider what age the attendee will be on the course date you choose and check they fit in the age category for that date when booking.