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.
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[...]Jun12Tueall-day Eco Adventure Day Camp 2018 – Se...Eco Adventure Day Camp 2018 – Se...Jun 12 – Jun 14 all-dayEco 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,[...]