A Mandatory Instructional Support Fee (MISF) will be charged in addition to regular University of Alberta tuition.

This fee includes the following:

  • Meals for the duration of the trip (excluding two to three meals eaten in transit from Camrose to the homestead)
  • All travel
  • Instruction in dogsledding techniques
  • Use of special jacket and beaverskin mitts on the homestead
  • Use of all equipment other than that listed on personal clothing and equipment list (we supply dogsleds, tents, cooking equipment, backpacks, some sleeping mats, and more)
  • Access to appropriate used clothing and supplies

The following costs are NOT included in the fee:

The estimated MIS fee for 2022 is $3,000 - $4,500.


While Augustana will supply some of the equipment for the expedition, students are required to provide personal clothing and equipment. A detailed list of supplies will be provided during the course.

Students who lose or damage Augustana equipment may be required to pay for its replacement.