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Montana Tech Mining Engineering

Montana   Tech   Mining Camp:   What   a   Blast!

Recruiting Future Mining Engineers, June 18-23, 2017

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 18
  • Arrive
  • World Museum of Mining Tour/Cookout Dinner

Monday, June 19
  • Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine
  • Historic Philipsburg, Montana
  • Fairmont Hot Springs

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

Wednesday, June 21
  • STour an operating surface or underground mining operation.

Thursday, June 22
  • Orphan Boy Mine Underground Mine Education Center
    • Jackleg Drilling
    • Mucking
    • Blasting

Friday, June 23
  • 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.