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Location: Kampsville, Illinois, United States
Season Dates: July 15, 2013 - August 9, 2013
Session Dates: July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-August 2, August 5-9
Application Deadline: July 8, 2013
Affiliation: Center for American Archeology
Project Director: Mary Pirkl Crawford, Center for American Archeology
Join us for another exciting season of exploration at the Buried Gardens of Kampsville Site (TBGOK), a 2000 year old village site located in Kampsville. In addition to a well-preserved midden deposit, the 2012 season uncovered evidence of pit structures and much more. Our field program is a great place to learn the basics of field and laboratory work, or to refresh your skills. No previous experience is required; everyone welcome, we work in a collegial environment!
Period(s) of Occupation: Middle Woodland
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 1 week
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: No
Room and Board Arrangements
Bunkhouse-style dormitory with co-ed floors, separate shower & restroom facilities. Minimum double occupancy. Limited kitchen facilities available. Lunch provided during work week (Mon-Fri), breakfast & dinner, and weekend meals (if applicable) on your own.
Cost: $550/one week, $1,100/two weeks, $1,350/three weeks, $1,650/four weeks
Number of credits offered: none
Mary Pirkl Crawford
CAA, PO Box 366
Kampsville, IL 62053
Any general reading about prehistoric occupations of Illinois, and/or Middle Woodland/Hopewell in the Midwestern United States, will give you a good background for the site.