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Kansas Archeology Training Program 2024

Aggie’s Dream Storm Shelter/Community Center, Crawford State Park - June 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 16, 2024

Work alongside professional and avocational archeologists to investigate both a prehistoric and historic archeological site in southeast Kansas!

No experience is necessary – just a desire to learn. Volunteers can attend for a few days or the entire 10 days of the field school after attending orientation and Principles of Archeology classes, offered on the grounds of Crawford State Park. A course on Historic Architectural Evaluation and Survey and a full schedule of evening programs will be free and open to the public. Participants are required to complete the online registration.

Field School registration fee: $35 for members of the Kansas Anthropological Association or Kansas Historical Foundation, $25 for participants 65 and older, and $15 for students currently enrolled in middle school, high school, or college. Non-member fee is $90.
Registration open March 15, 2024. For more information, and to access the registration packet, visit: https://kansashistoricalsociety.regfox.com/2024-katp-field-school.

Participants must be at least 12 years of age. Those younger than 14 must always work with a parent or other sponsoring adult. Participants between 14 and 18 years of age must be accompanied on the project by a parent, guardian, or sponsor. Dig location is near Bourbon/Crawford County line. For security, directions to dig site will be released to participants after registration. Sponsored by the Kansas Anthropological Association and Kansas Historical Society.

Orientation Location: Aggie’s Dream Storm Shelter/Community Center, Crawford State Park, 1 Lake Rd, Farlington, KS 66734

For more information: Go to the KAA web site: http://katp.org/training.html
Contact board members:
Tim Weston at twestonks@yahoo.com or
Virginia Wulfkuhle at virginia.wulfkuhle@gmail.com.