Field School

The mineral exploration field school is an eight day field course that is part of the two-year Technology diploma and four year degree programs. It introduces students to a wide range of geological and mineral exploration field techniques. These techniques include

Field School outside Oliver BC

June 2015 - Students examining exposed rock face near BCIT's Field School, Oliver, B.C.

The school takes place in the spring in and around Oliver in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. The weather is typically dry with daytime temperatures ranging from the low teens to low thirties (Celsius).

The field school course involves visiting various sites for half-day exercises, followed by a 3-day mapping project in the historic Fairview Mining camp.

Please contact Maha Shehadeh, Program Assistant, at 604-432-8683, if you have any further questions regarding the camp.