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 12
Course Fee Payment Deadline   May 12
Applied Karst Hydrogeology   June 12-16
Cave and Karst Field Mapping and Cartography   June 4-9