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Montana Tech Mining Engineering

Montana   Tech   Mining Camp:   What   a   Blast!

Recruiting Future Mining Engineers, June 17-22, 2018

Camp participants will be chaperoned at all times. Participants will enjoy many fun activities, which will include laboratories, trips to mines, hot springs, exploring Butte, Montana, etc. Activities are still being determined and this agenda is preliminary and will become more detailed as slight revisions occur.


Sunday, June 17
  • Arrive
  • World Museum of Mining Tour/Cookout Dinner

Monday, June 18
  • Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine
  • Historic Philipsburg, Montana
  • Fairmont Hot Springs

Tuesday, June 19
  • Tour an operating surface or underground mining operation.

Wednesday, June 20
  • Tour an operating surface or underground mining operation.

Thursday, June 21
  • Orphan Boy Mine Underground Mine Education Center
    • Jackleg Drilling
    • Mucking
    • Blasting

Friday, June 22
  • Mining Engineering
    • Equipment Simulators
    • Rock Mechanics Lab
    • Ventilation Lab
  • Mineral Museum Tour
  • Depart

NOTE: Breakfast for each day will begin between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. depending on the scheduled activities for the day.