Western Kentucky University through its Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies (CHNGES) and the Department of Geography and Geology, in cooperation with the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning and the Cave Research Foundation, offers a series of multi-day field courses focusing on cave and karst science and management.

Underground Revolution

The summer cave and karst courses are for those with an academic, professional, or personal interest in all aspects of caves and karst systems.


Caves Are Cool

Courses range from one-week intensive courses to three-day short courses. Courses are typically held during the month of June.

Get Down

Event   Date
Course Registration Deadline   May 4
Course Fee Payment Deadline   May 4
Forms Submission Deadline   May 11
Karst Geology   June 3-9
Visualization of Karst Field Data   June 11-16
Exploration of Mammoth Cave   June 24-29
Field Cave Ecology   July 16-21
Show Cave Education   Aug 5-10