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.
Upcoming EventsMay27Sunall-day Flintknapping Workshop with Tim ...Flintknapping Workshop with Tim ...May 27 – Jun 2 all-dayThe 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,[...]Jun10Sunall-day ASU Kampsville Field School 2018ASU Kampsville Field School 2018Jun 10 – Jul 21 all-dayThe Center for American Archeology is proud to host the annual Arizona State University Field School in Kampsville, IL. The field school offers two concurrent six-week, nine-credit hour programs. Students may enroll for one of[...]all-day High School Field School 2018High School Field School 2018Jun 10 – Jul 7 all-dayHigh 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[...]Jul8SunJul14Sat10:00 am Archeology Day 2018Archeology Day 2018Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pmYou’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.