The 2023 Geocamp is now fully booked.


is a stay-at-home summer camp focusing on field-based geological training. The camp is intended for children aged 11 - 20. 

Capacity: 30 children

Dates: August 7 – 11, 2023

Price: 2 100,- CZK incl. VAT


Please pay for Geocamp by July 20, 2023. The payment can be made via the Masaryk university shopping centre.

Preliminary programme

At Geocamp, we will find go looking for interesting fossils and minerals each day. At several localities, we will learn how geology and archaeology can be connected, discovering the nature of a geologist's work in practice. We will also visit some localities only accessible to geologists. 
Below, you will find a list of localities we will visit this summer. Detailed instructions can be viewed in the PDF document below. 


Monday, August 7

  • Želešice – New and old quarries
  • Žabčice – sand quarry
  • Židlochovice – Výhon hill

Tuesday, August 8

  • Šlapanice – brick factory
  • Hike to Stránská rock, Žuráň
  • Stránská rock

Wednesday, August 9

  • Mohelno
  • Mohelno serpentinite steppe
  • Hrubšice Quarry

Thursday, August 10

  • Moravské naftové doly (oil and gas company)
  • Unique localities Osypané břehy and Váté písky
  • Museum of Oil Extraction and Geology 
  • Nenkovice, Stavěšice

Friday, August 11

  • Netopýrka cave
  • Pekárna cave
  • Sieving through ice age cave sediment in Plavení jeskynního sedimentu v Marian Valley; geology of the Marian Valley

What should I bring?

In general, all children should bring:
- outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear - hiking boots (depending on the weather: raincoat, watrproofs including boots etc.) 
- food and water for the field day 
- lighter hammer (we can also provide department hammers), plastic bags and newspaper to store samples in

Detailed instructions can be read in the PDF below. 

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