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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center

Events

In the field.

 

Updated November 11, 2019

  • Schedule of Events will be updated throughout the year.
  • Information about regional archaeology events sponsored by other organizations can be found by visiting MVAC’s Facebook page.

What type are you interested in?

All|Lectures|Youth|Adult/Family|Teachers

What time period?

  • Middle School Field Experience – grades 5-9

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    9 am–3 pm at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, room 312
    Youth

    Take your excitement for archaeology into the field! Students who have taken the Introduction to Archaeology class in the past can join a La Crosse area project. Participants will work alongside professional archaeologists in the field. Activities may include shovel testing or small-scale excavations. Weather may require alternate activities. Cancellations prior to June 6 will receive a full refund minus an $80 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations after June 6.

    Age: Students entering grades 5-9
    Fee:
    $200 (includes travel fee)
    Note: Bring a lunch, drink, snacks, water bottle, insect repellent, sun screen. Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothes that can get dirty.
    Program Number: 84-42

    For registration information please contact the:
    University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
    Office of Continuing Education and Extension
    608-785-6504
    Online registration at:  http://www.uwlax.edu/conted/youth/archaeology.html

    For information on activity content please contact:
    MVAC's Public Outreach Program at 608-785-8454 or e-mail Jean.