Special Events


    Archaeology Summer Camp 2019

    Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education (AWIARE), in partnership with the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN), plans exciting new archaeology summer camps at Weedon Island Preserve designed for students who were interested in exploring the past. All camps are conducted by professional archaeologists, including educators from FPAN and allow kids to experience archaeology first-hand through activities, experiments, hikes, and even a real excavation.

    The summer camp is designed for children with an interest in prehistory and history as well as learning how early people interacted with their environment. Campers learn about the importance of archaeology and gain an understanding about early natural resources that were necessary for life in the Tampa Bay region. Highlights of the camps include guest experts, tour of an archaeological site, hands-on archaeology, lab analysis, pottery making, atlatl adventure, and earning the certificate of Tommy the Tortoise, Junior Archaeologist.

    We hope you will consider joining us this summer!

    Dates: July 15 - 19, 2019 (9a - 3p)
                July 22 - 26, 2019 (9a - 3p)
    Ages:  Children ages 7 - 11
    Registration: $175 per camper/week
                          Limited to 20/week

    Registration is a on a first-come, first serve basis. Before-camp care is available from
    7:45am to 9:00am for an additional fee ($50.00) each week.

    How to Register: Download registration and liability release forms. Return via U.S. Postal Service, along with check or money order made out to “AWIARE” for appropriate amount or   pay fee via PayPal link provided below, and mail forms to AWIARE.

    Mailing Address:
    1500 Weedon Drive NE
    St. Petersburg, FL 33702

    For more information, please contact: Rebecca O'Sullivan at rosulliv@usf.edu

    2019 Junior Archaeology Camp
    jr arch camp

    Registration Form:JRarchaeo_camp_registration_2019