Pine Lake Archaeological Field School

Location: Davenport, NY

Season: May 29, 2024 to June 28, 2024

Session Dates: May 29, 2024-June 28, 2024

Application Deadline: April 20, 2024

Deadline Type: Rolling


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

State University of New York at Oneonta

Project Director:
Renee B. Whitman

Project Description:

For nine seasons of excavations, the Colleges of SUNY Oneonta and Hartwick joined to investigate the Pine Lake site in Davenport, NY. Students work in the field five days a week, learning basic excavation methods, mapping, and field recording techniques. Students also conduct laboratory analysis, learning procedures necessary for processing and preserving the materials they recover.
The aims of the course were to promote a greater understanding of and appreciation for Native American cultural traditions and enable students to put textbook knowledge of archaeological procedures into actual practice.

Period(s) of Occupation: Late Archaic/Transitional ca. 4,000-3,000 years ago

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: None

Room and Board Arrangements:
On site housing available

Academic Credit:
6 credits

Contact Information:

Renee B. Whitman

132 Physical Sciences


New York


United States

Phone: (607) 436-3346

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