Volunteer Information

The Utah Geological Survey hosts free, hands-on activities for school groups (usually 4th graders) to celebrate Earth Science Week during October. Activities are held at the Utah Core Research Center: 240 North Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84114. Explore the page below for sign-up information and volunteer activity guides. If you have questions about volunteering at UGS’ Earth Science Week, please contact Torri Duncan at torriduncan@utah.gov.

On-site activities for Earth Science Week 2024 at the UGS are scheduled for October 7th-10th and 15th-17th!

Volunteer information and sign-ups will be posted in early Fall 2024. For questions about volunteering, please contact Torri Duncan at torriduncan@utah.gov.

UGS Earth Science Week Volunteer Guides

Introduction Guide

Rock Talk

Gold Panning

Stream Trailer


Paleontology (coming soon)