Field Research

YBRA facilities are available to undergraduate, graduate, PhD, and other educational groups with a geological, science, or environmental focus of research. 

Current guests include Penn State University (PSU), University of Houston, and Southern Illinois University (SIU) field geology summer programs, as well as the Bighorn Basin Paleontology programs, and several alumni colleges. 

These institutions schedule usage of Camp facilities each year; new users can be accommodated as the YBRA events schedule allows.  Graduate students and PhD candidates are welcome.  Please consult the Schedule page for additional details on potential openings. 

The current YBRA rates are here.   A user “day” constitutes an overnight stay with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.   All rates are subject to change without notification; therefore please inquire with our current President for scheduling and confirmation.

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Upcoming Events at YBRA for the Week of August 12, 2019!

Update on Events for the week of 8/12/2019 – Bonini Cabin Dedication and Annual Alumni Day and Open House.   ONGOING – THE RESTORE YBRA FUND, BONINI FAMILY FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE This fundraising challenge is intended to support the upkeep of student and faculty cabins at camp.  The Family will match dollar-for-dollar the first $10,000 in donations

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Ecology & Geology Tour: Beartooth Highway

Beartooth Geology & Ecology Tour with Experts SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2019 AT 8:30AMTOUR RETURNS AROUND 5PMThe Carbon County Historical Society in Red Lodge Montana is gearing up for their annual Ecology and Geology Tour of the Beartooth Highway. YBRA Councilors Onboard Since 1996, YBRA councilor, Dr. Phil Robertson, has led one-day excursions exploring the wonders

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Summer 2017 season is fast approaching here at YBRA and we could not be more excited for what it will bring! New students, new research, new building projects, and of course, the same great rocks and views at your favorite field station. The Russ Dutcher student dormitory is officially underway as we broke ground for

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The YBRA is a non-profit organization that was established in 1930 to "further fundamental geological science and the training of students under exceptionally favorable conditions."

YBRA conducts geology and other applied field science in the northern Rocky Mountains of Montana and Wyoming.

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