Topic ID #35197 - posted 3/9/2015 2:12 PM

2015 Center for American Archeology High School Field School (Kampsville, IL)


Sign up for 1-4 weeks with highs school field crew at the Golden Eagle site!

Open high school students ages 13-17. No experience necessary.

Fieldwork will be conducted at Golden Eagle site, the only known prehistoric site with an enclosing embankment in the Illinois River Valley. In 2013 and 2014, CAA archeologists conducted large-scale remote sensing surveys across the site, revealing intact archeological deposits, as well as evidence of a ditch-and-embankment structure encompassing the site. Excavations of Golden Eagle began in 2014 with initial testing of the ditch-and-embankment, revealing evidence of building sequences. In 2015 we’ll continue to explore this enigmatic site.

Dates: June 15-July 10

Cost: varies by number of weeks; $850-$3300

Limited scholarship support for women is available through our Women in Archeology Scholarship

For more info or to sign up:

See the 2015 Flyer (please share!)


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