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
Karst Geology   June 3-9
Exploration of Mammoth Cave   June
Visualization of Karst Field Data   June
Field Cave Ecology   July
Show Cave Interpretation and Education   August 5-10
Form Submission Deadline   May 11