May
27
Sun
Flintknapping Workshop with Tim Dillard
May 27 – Jun 2 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
10
Sun
High School Field School 2018
Jun 10 – Jul 7 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 learnfield excavation, laboratory processing, and how archeologists develop interpretations based on their research.

Jul
8
Sun
Adult Field School 2018
Jul 8 – Aug 4 all-day

Adult Field School students with biface fragment

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.