Summer Course is offered in the spring semester every second year with a three-week excursion to the Albertan wilderness. A Mandatory Instructional Support Fee (MISF) will be charged in addition to regular University of Alberta tuition.  This fee includes the following:

  • Most meals (lunch and supper in Camrose, all tripping food other than personal snacks – you will have to purchase two or three meals on the road)
  • All travel
  • All instructional fees
  • Paddle Canada, OCC and RLS membership fee
  • Use of all equipment other than that listed on personal clothing and equipment list (we supply tents, wetsuits, helmets, canoes, paddles, PFD’s, cooking equipment, backpacks, and more)
  • Access to appropriate used clothing and supplies

The following costs are NOT included in the fee:

The MIS fee for Summer Course 2018 is between $1500 and $2200.  The final amount will be confirmed upon booking of accommodations. All payments are non-refundable.

1st payment (due upon acceptance) TBA
2nd payment TBA
3rd payment TBA


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 can be found here. 

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