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Summer Camps

What's it like to be an archaeologist? Find out in 2014!

At Crow Canyon’s summer programs for middle school and high school students, you won’t just learn about archaeology—you’ll do it! You’ll work with other students, alongside professional archaeologists, searching for clues to Colorado’s ancient past.

For 30 years, Crow Canyon has been a leader in archaeological education and academic enrichment programs. The Crow Canyon experience exposes students to scientific research, American Indian cultures, and unique Southwestern places. Our current excavation is an ancestral Pueblo Indian community that dates from the seventh century A.D. Watch for it on the PBS archaeology reality show, Time Team America!


Middle School Archaeology Camp trip description

2014 Middle School Archaeology Camp

Think you're too young for archaeology? Think again! This one-week camp is your ticket to summer adventure as you explore the archaeology of the Mesa Verde region—and dig at a real site! Read more.

June 22–28, 2014
Member: $1,500; Nonmember: $1,625



High School Field School trip description

2014 High School Field School

Be part of a multiyear research study, the Basketmaker Communities Project: Early Pueblo Society in the Mesa Verde Region. At Crow Canyon's three-week field school, you’ll work alongside professional archaeologists, in the field and in the lab—and make a real contribution to our understanding of ancestral Pueblo Indian history. A rare opportunity to do archaeology at the pre-college level! Earn high school/college credit while you explore archaeology as a career. Read more.

June 29–July 19, 2014
Member: $4,750; Nonmember: $4,875


High School Archaeology Camp trip description

2014 High School Archaeology Camp

Science and adventure in Colorado: This one-week camp is a hands-on introduction to archaeology for high school students. Learn excavation techniques, dig at a real archaeological site, and work with ancient artifacts in the lab. Read more.

July 20–26, 2014
Member: $1,500; Nonmember: $1,625


* Minimum $100 membership required to receive member price.



The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center's programs and admission practices are open to applicants of any race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, or sexual orientation.

Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California
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