Field Camp Program Wins Award and Grant

Posted on 08.23.2015

The Wasatch-Uinta Field Camp Program (run by Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin) has been named the 2013 GSA/ExxonMobil Field Camp Excellence Award recipient! Competition was stiff, and the Wasatch-Uinta 's program and aspirations rose to the top. The program was evaluated on the criteria of educational, technical, safety, and diversity.

This award will be announced in GSA Today, and the Field Camp will be recognized at the Presidential Awards Ceremony at the 2013 Annual Meeting, to be held in Denver in October. The award consists of a plaque and monetary award of $10,000. The award money will be used to purchase materials to increase the safety of field camp participants according to Field Camp director Kurt Burmeister (Illinois alum and faculty at University of the Pacific).