The UMN Summer Polar Boot Camp is open to the public. Anyone is welcome to apply, though proficiency with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a prerequisite for admission to the workshop.

The course fee of $150 is due upon acceptance to reserve your spot. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants.


Select whether or not you would like information on reserving on-campus housing ($46.95/night).
Briefly discuss your previous training or experience in the fields of GIS and/or Remote Sensing (max. 500 words).
Why are you interested in attending the UMN Summer Spatial Boot Camp? (Max. 500 words).
Optional: Give a brief description of the research project you'd like to work on during unstructured work time.
Optional: Include your CV, work samples, or other related materials.
Files must be less than 50 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png bmp eps tif pict psd txt rtf html pdf doc docx odt ppt pptx odp xls xlsx ods xml avi mov mp3 ogg wav bz2 dmg gz jar rar sit tar zip.
Please include your federal award number (if applicable)