Special Events


    Archaeology Summer Camp 2017

    This summer Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education (AWIARE) in partnership with Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) will hold two “Hands on Weedon” archaeology camps at Weedon Island. The camps are designed for students interested in exploring the past and are conducted by professional archaeologists and educators.
    Campers will 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.

    Dates:  July 17 - 21, 2017 (9am - 3pm)
                July 24 - 28, 2017 (9am - 3pm)
    Ages:  Children ages 7 - 11
    Registration: $175.00 per camper/week

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

    How to Register
    Complete registration and liability release forms are provided on the PDF. Return via U.S. Postal Service along with a check or money order made out to “AWIARE” for the appropriate amount. Registration can also be completed online, with option to pay registration fee via PayPal. Once the completed paperwork and payment have been received, we will provide a confirmation and other information via email.

    For additional information, or to register, please contact Florida Public Archaeology Network Rebecca O’Sullivan at rosulliv@usf.edu.

    2017 Junior Archaeology Camp
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