May
23
Mon
Flintknapping Workshop with Tim Dillard
May 23 – May 27 all-day

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The CAA offers a week-long, hands-on workshop in chipped stone technology with Tim Dillard. Tim is an expert flintknapper with over twenty-five years of experience. Informal lectures on tool forms, chert, quarrying strategies, local geology, and technical aspects of knapping will set the stage for sessions in percussion, billet, and pressure flaking. Participants also go on chert collection trips and learn how to heat-treat chert. Experienced and novice flintknappers are welcome!

Jun
4
Sat
Adult Excavation Day 2016
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Our day programs, running from 9am to 4pm on Saturday June 4 or September 10, are perfect for adults who have always been interested in experiencing archeology.

Jun
11
Sat
Family Excavation Day 2016
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Give your family the opportunity to learn about prehistoric peoples and archeology. Family Excavation Day combines an introduction to archeological excavation with the exploration of prehistoric life. Join us for a fun day of discovery!

Jun
12
Sun
ASU Kampsville Field School 2016
Jun 12 – Jul 23 all-day

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The Center for American Archeology is proud to host the annual Arizona State University Field School in Kampsville, IL. The field school offers three concurrent six-week, nine-credit hour programs. Students may enroll for one of the following tracks:

  • Bioarcheology & Human Osteology
  • Field Archeology & Geophysical Testing
  • Geomatics (Geophysical Testing & GIS)
High School Field School 2016
Jun 12 – Jul 9 all-day

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High School Field School is a great way to explore your interest in archeology! Our High School Field School is your opportunity to participate in archeological research and learn about prehistoric peoples while Working alongside our staff of professional archeologists. You will learn how field excavation, laboratory processing, and how archeologists develop interpretations based on their research.

Jul
10
Sun
Adult Field School 2016
Jul 10 – Aug 6 all-day

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The Center for American Archeology offers four weeks of field excavation and laboratory analyses for undergraduates, graduate students, and adults of all ages interested in an intensive archeological experience.

Jul
16
Sat
Archeology Day 2016
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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You’re invited to spend a day exploring the fascinating 12,000-year history of west central Illinois through fun, hands-on activities, informational exhibits, and presentations about the current research being done by CAA archeologists.

Jul
30
Sat
Family Excavation Day 2016
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Give your family the opportunity to learn about prehistoric peoples and archeology. Family Excavation Day combines an introduction to archeological excavation with the exploration of prehistoric life. Join us for a fun day of discovery!

Aug
6
Sat
Family Dig It Weekend 2016
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – Aug 7 @ 11:00 am

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Family Dig It Weekend is the perfect opportunity for families to explore science, archeology, and prehistoric lifeways in an overnight adventure!

Sep
10
Sat
Adult Excavation Day 2016
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Our day programs, running from 9am to 4pm on Saturday June 4 or September 10, are perfect for adults who have always been interested in experiencing archeology.