Archeology Day 2014
July 12, 2014, 10am – 4pm


A fun and free event for all ages!

Come explore Illinois archeology! 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.


Activities include: tours of our 2000 year old excavation site, artifact washing, spear (atlatl) throwing, pottery making, weaving, flintknapping demonstration, water-sorting of special soil samples, special exhibits at the CAA Museum, artifact identification, and much more. We have activities for both children and adults – we’re a great family event

Admission Admission is free; donations are welcome.


Audience: All ages are welcome! Archeology Day is a family-friendly event. Check in at the CAA Museum, located at Route 100 & Oak Street, for a schedule of activities and event map. Activities will be located around town.

Directions: Kampsville is located on Highway 100 in Calhoun County, Illinois; it takes approximately 90 minutes to reach us from either St. Louis, MO or Springfield, IL. We are a rain or shine event!

Additional information: Email or call 618-653-4316