Jul
12
Sat
Archeology Day 2014
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 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
26
Sat
Family Excavation Day
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

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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!

Sep
13
Sat
Adult Excavation Day
Sep 13 – Sep 14 all-day

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Our day programs, running from 9am to 4pm on Saturday June 7 or September 13, are perfect for adults who have always been interested in experiencing archeology. You’ll explore an ancient American Indian community at our 2000 year-old village site and process artifacts.

Jun
6
Sat
Adult Excavation Day
Jun 6 all-day

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Our day programs, running from 9am to 4pm on Saturday June 7 or September 13, are perfect for adults who have always been interested in experiencing archeology. You’ll explore an ancient American Indian community at our 2000 year-old village site and process artifacts.

Jun
13
Sat
Family Excavation Day
Jun 13 all-day

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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!

Jul
18
Sat
CANCELLED: Archeology Day 2015
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Archeology Day 2015 has been cancelled due to flooding. Please join us for next year’s Archeology Day (Date: TBA).

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.

Sep
12
Sat
Adult Excavation Day
Sep 12 all-day

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Our day programs, running from 9am to 4pm on Saturday June 7 or September 13, are perfect for adults who have always been interested in experiencing archeology. You’ll explore an ancient American Indian community at our 2000 year-old village site and process artifacts.

Jun
12
Tue
Eco Adventure Day Camp 2018 – Session 1
Jun 12 – Jun 14 all-day

Eco Adventure Day Camp is a one-to-three day educational adventure open to students entering 5th-8th grades. Explore the outdoors in scenic Calhoun County with staff from the Center for American Archeology and McCully Heritage Project, and learn how people have interacted with the natural world and its resources since prehistoric times.

Participants may attend just one day or all three. Every camp day builds on the last, but are designed so those who can’t attend every day can join the fun right away. Each day will include a hike and activities to create ancient tools and technology using local natural resources. Hikes include information about methods of navigation, plants, wildlife, geology, archaeology and more.

Activities

Day 1: Orienteering Hike, ceramics, and cordage
Day 2: GPS Hike, stone tools, and fire-making
Day 3: Big Hike, picnic lunch, spear-throwing

Jul
10
Tue
Eco Adventure Day Camp 2018 – Session 2
Jul 10 – Jul 12 all-day

Eco Adventure Day Camp is a one-to-three day educational adventure open to students entering 5th-8th grades. Explore the outdoors in scenic Calhoun County with staff from the Center for American Archeology and McCully Heritage Project, and learn how people have interacted with the natural world and its resources since prehistoric times.

Participants may attend just one day or all three. Every camp day builds on the last, but are designed so those who can’t attend every day can join the fun right away. Each day will include a hike and activities to create ancient tools and technology using local natural resources. Hikes include information about methods of navigation, plants, wildlife, geology, archaeology and more.

Activities

Day 1: Orienteering Hike, ceramics, and cordage
Day 2: GPS Hike, stone tools, and fire-making
Day 3: Big Hike, picnic lunch, spear-throwing

Jul
14
Sat
Archeology Day 2018
Jul 14 @ 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 archaeologists.