Summer Course is offered in the summer semester every second year with a four-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 2019 is between $2000 and $2600.  The final amount will be confirmed upon booking of accommodations. All payments are non-refundable.

1st payment  (TBA)  $250
2nd payment (TBA) $500
3rd payment (TBA) Balance 


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.