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Archaeology Field School for Kids

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm

Repeats daily until 07/13/2018.

Storrs Campus
Outdoors

The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Office of State Archaeology will hold a weeklong archaeology field school for kids from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13, 9 am to 12 noon.

Do you like uncovering evidence to solve mysteries? Do you like getting your hands dirty exploring the outdoors? Spend a week exploring the world of field archaeology with Connecticut State Archaeologist Brian Jones, PhD. You will learn about the science, tools, and methods used by genuine archaeologists and be part of a real archaeological field crew. Participants will be doing hands-on fieldwork and laboratory research at a professional archaeological dig at UConn.

The program fee is $200 and advance registration is required. This program is open to students entering grades 5 through 10. For further information visit http://www.cac.uconn.edu/mnhcurrentcalendar.html or call 860-486-4460.

Presented by the Office of State Archaeology and Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the UConn Office of Public Engagement.

Contact:

david.colberg@uconn.edu

Connecticut State Museum of Natural History (primary), Anthropology Department, Office of Public Engagement, Office of State Archaeology, UConn Master Calendar

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