Undergraduate Program

The Wilderness Field Station is a unique summer program of biological field study in the Superior National Forest in Northern Minnesota. Classes are small and personal, with no more than eight students per instructor. All courses integrate lectures and laboratory investigation with daily canoe outings. Each class undertakes a lengthy canoe trip into Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

2018 Undergraduate Schedule and Deadlines

Session 1: June 9 - July 7, 2018
Session 2: July 7 - August 4, 2018

Application deadline:

Early application deadline: March 19, 2018
Regular application deadline: April 24, 2018

You will receive notification of acceptance 1-2 weeks after submission.


If you have any questions about the program, please contact:

Jesse Ellis 
Coe College 
1220 1st Ave NE 
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 
Phone (319) 399-8104 
Email: jellis@coe.edu