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Sign up now for 2013!
Are you interested in American Indian history and culture? Do you love the Southwest? Have you wondered what it would be like to be an archaeologist?
At the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, we offer a wide variety of programs that actively engage adults and families in real archaeological research—in the field and in the lab. Our research is developed in consultation with American Indians, whose insights complement the archaeological perspective and add a unique cross-cultural dimension to your experience.
So sign up for a Crow Canyon research program, where your discoveries make a real and lasting contribution to our collective and ever-expanding knowledge of the Pueblo past!
Choose from the following programs:
Working side-by-side with professional archaeologists, you'll excavate at our current site and assist in artifact analyses that are vital to the reconstruction of ancient lifeways. Read more.
Weeks Open to Novices and Alumni:
Week Open to Alumni Only:
Tuition per Person
Immerse yourself in an in-depth study of ancestral Pueblo pottery in this weeklong seminar. Part pottery workshop, part experimental archaeology, the 2013 Adult Research Seminar explores the technological and social aspects of ancient pottery production from the Basketmaker III through Pueblo III periods. Read more.
August 11–17, 2013
This year's Archaeology Lab Program will focus on jewelry and other ornaments dating from the Basketmaker III period (A.D. 500–750). In addition to analyzing ancient beads, pendants, and other items of adornment, we will replicate a variety of ornaments using traditional materials, tools, and techniques. Read more.
October 6–12, 2013
Make your next family vacation an archaeology adventure! This program focuses on fun, hands-on activities that introduce you and your family to archaeology and the history and culture of the ancestral Pueblo Indians. Read more.
August 4–10, 2013
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.