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Contact Information:


1225 W. Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53706



Things to Know

2018 Workshop Dates: 24-28 June 2018

Check-in and Pick-up:

Check-in: 5:00 PM on Sunday, 24 June, in Holt Commons at the Frank Holt Center, 1650 Kronsage Drive (off the end of Babcock Drive). You can park in Lot

Pick-up: At DeJope Residence Hall after the students return from the Devil's Lake State Park field trip at 5:00 PM on Thursday, 28 June.

CIMSS staff will work with parents to accommodate air travel and airport transportation. Additional fees may be required for early arrivals or Friday departures.

What to Bring:

Dorm: Sheets, blankets, and pillows are provided by the dorm. However, you will need to provide your own towels, toiletries (soap, shampoo, etc.), and an alarm clock! Dorm rooms will be air-conditioned. A small refrigerator is also available. Workshop chaperones will be available on the premises at the dorm for the entire night for the duration of the Workshop.

Field Trips: For the daily walking on campus and full-day hike to Baraboo and Devil's Lake State Park, we suggest that you bring the following items:  comfortable walking/hiking shoes, rain gear (hat, jacket or umbrella), sunscreen and insect repellent. You will need an official photo ID for the NWS field trip.

Food and Extras: The workshop fee covers all activities, food and breaks, lodging, and a water bottle. However, students will need to bring their own money if they wish to buy souvenirs and/or snacks outside of meals.


Dorm rooms do NOT have phones. Please bring your own cell phone for evening use (prohibited during the workshop, however). Internet access is available, including a computer available in the dorm.

Travel Information:

Click here for travel information, including transportation, information about Madison, and things to do before/after your trip as well as a map to DeJope Residence Hall.

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2018 Workshop
24-28 June 2018