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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center


In the field.


Updated June 2, 2020

  • 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.

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  • Arrowheads, Rocks & Dinosaurs - grades 4-6

    Monday, July 17, 2017
    9 am - 3 pm at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, room 312

    What’s the difference between a geologist, archaeologist and paleontologist? You’ll find out by taking this introduction to the sciences. Check out real artifacts and fossils from Wisconsin and learn about past people, dinosaurs, rocks and the earth. Hands-on activities emphasized.  Cancellations prior to June 30 will receive a full refund minus a $40 cancellation fee.  No refunds for cancellations after June 30.

    Age: Students entering grades 4-6
    Fee: $80
    Note: Bring a lunch, drink, snacks and water bottle.

    For registration information please contact the:
    University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
    Office of Continuing Education and Extension
    Online registration at:

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

    Link to MVAC youth scholarship information.  (PDF)